The Top Ten Surnames



This page gives the top ten surnames in the English-speaking world by region:
Click on any suraname shown and the history and genealogy of that name will show.




Top Ten in England*
                

Top Ten in Scotland   
1.
Smith

1.
Smith
2.
Jones

2.
Brown
3.
Taylor

3.
Wilson
4.
Williams

4.
Campbell
5.
Brown

5.
Stewart
6.
Davis

6.
Thomson
7.
Thompson

7.
Robertson
8.
Evans

8.
Anderson
9.
Wilson

9.
MacDonald
10.
Roberts

10.
Scott
* The numbers also include Wales.




Top Ten in Wales                   

Top Ten in Ireland    
1.
Jones

1.
Murphy
2.
Williams

2.
Kelly
3.
Davies

3.
O'Sullivan
4.
Evans

4.
Walsh
5.
Thomas

5.
Smith
6.
Roberts

6.
O'Brien
7.
Lewis

7.
Byrne
8.
Hughes

8.
Ryan
9.
Morgan

9.
O'Connor
10.
Griffiths

10.
O'Neill




Top Ten in America                 

Top Ten in Canada    
1.
Smith

1.
Smith
2.
Johnson

2.
Taylor
3.
Williams

3.
Scott
4.
Brown

4.
Anderson
5.
Jones

5.
Johnson
6.
Miller

6.
Murphy
7.
Davis

7.
Miller
8.
Anderson

8.
Clark
9.
Wilson

9.
Campbell
10.
Taylor

10.
Martin


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Top Ten Jewish*                   

Top Ten German*    
1.
Levy

1.
Miller
2.
Cohen

2.
Myers
3.
Miller

3.
Fisher
4.
Myers

4.
Snyder
5.
Klein

5.
Wagner
6.
Stein
6.
Hoffman
7.
Kaplan
7.
Kramer
8.
Katz
8.
Klein
9.
Shapiro

9.
Beck
10.
Goldberg

10.
Wolf
* Jewish and German in America.




Top Ten African American*                       

Top Ten Hispanic*                 
1.
Williams

1.  
Garcia
2.
Johnson

2.
Rodriguez
3.
Smith

3.
Martinez
4.
Jones

4.
Hernandez
5.
Brown

5.
Lopez
6.
Jackson

6.
Gonzalez
7.
Davis

7.
Perez
8.
Thomas

8.
Sanchez
9.
Harris

9.
Ramirez
10.
Robinson

10.
Torres
* African American and Hispanic in America.




Top Ten in Australia                             

Top Ten in New Zealand    
1.
Smith

1.  
Smith
2.
Jones

2.
Wilson
3.
Williams

3.
Williams
4.
Brown

4.
Brown
5.
Wilson

5.
Taylor
6.
Taylor

6.
Jones
7.
Johnson

7.
Thompson
8.
White

8.
Anderson
9.
Martin

9.
Lee
10.
Anderson

10.
Walker




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