Top Ten Surnames Around The World - UK, America and Elsewhere

This page gives the top ten surnames in the English-speaking world by region:

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Top Ten in England*Top Ten in Scotland
1.Smith1.Smith
2.Jones2.Brown
3.Taylor3.Wilson
4.Williams4.Campbell
5.Brown5.Stewart
6.Davis6.Thomson
7.Thompson7.Robertson
8.Evans8.Anderson
9.Wilson9.MacDonald
10.Roberts10.Scott
*The numbers also include Wales.
Top Ten in WalesTop Ten in Ireland
1.Jones1.Murphy
2.Williams2.Kelly
3.Davies3.O'Sullivan
4.Evans4.Walsh
5.Thomas5.Smith
6.Roberts6.O'Brien
7.Lewis7.Byrne
8.Hughes8.Ryan
9.Morgan9.O'Connor
10.Griffiths10.O'Neill
Top Ten in AmericaTop Ten in Canada
1.Smith1.Smith
2.Johnson2.Taylor
3.Williams3.Scott
4.Brown4.Anderson
5.Jones5.Johnson
6.Miller6.Murphy
7.Davis7.Miller
8.Anderson8.Clark
9.Wilson9.Campbell
10.Taylor10.Martin
Top Ten Jewish*Top Ten German*
1.Levy/Levine1.Miller
2.Cohen2.Myers
3.Miller3.Fisher
4.Myers4.Schaefer
5.Klein5.Snyder
6.Stein6.Schultz
7.Kaplan7.Wagner
8.Katz8.Hoffman
9.Shapiro9.Kramer
10.Goldberg10.Klein
*Jewish and German in America.
Top Ten African American*Top Ten Hispanic*
1.Williams1.Garcia
2.Johnson2.Rodriguez
3.Smith3.Martinez
4.Jones4.Hernandez
5.Brown5.Lopez
6.Jackson6.Gonzalez
7.Davis7.Perez
8.Thomas8.Sanchez
9.Harris9.Ramirez
10.Robinson10.Torres
*African American and Hispanic in America.
Top Ten in AustraliaTop Ten in New Zealand
1.Smith1.Smith
2.Jones2.Wilson
3.Williams3.Williams
4.Brown4.Brown
5.Wilson5.Taylor
6.Taylor6.Jones
7.Johnson7.Thompson
8.White8.Anderson
9.Martin9.Lee
10.Anderson10.Walker

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