What Are the Most Common Surnames In the United States?

The most common surnames in the United States in order, are Smith, Johnson, Williams, Jones, and Brown.

A surname is a name added to a given name and in many cases, a surname is a family name.

In Western countries, a surname is also known as a “last name”, but in many countries in Asia, the family name, or surname, comes before the person’s first name.

what are the most common surnames in the united states

In Iceland, however, most people do not use family names. Instead, a person’s surname indicates the first name of the person’s father.

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