Most Common Last Names in the U.S., 1990

Rank Name Frequency1
1. Smith 1.01%
2. Johnson 0.81
3. Williams 0.70
4. Jones 0.62
5. Brown 0.62
6. Davis 0.48
7. Miller 0.42
8. Wilson 0.34
9. Moore 0.31
10. Taylor 0.31%
11. Anderson 0.31
12. Thomas 0.31
13. Jackson 0.31
14. White 0.28
15. Harris 0.28
16. Martin 0.27
17. Thompson 0.27
18. Garcia 0.25
19. Martinez 0.23%
20. Robinson 0.23
21. Clark 0.23
22. Rodriguez 0.23
23. Lewis 0.23
24. Lee 0.22
25. Walker 0.22
26. Hall 0.20
27. Allen 0.20
28. Young 0.19
29. Hernandez 0.19
30. King 0.19
NOTE: Based on 1990 Census data. Numbers are rounded.
1. Percent of U.S. population sample.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Web: www.census.gov/genealogy/names/dist.all.last .