January 22, 2022

Fast Facts: The Most Popular Surnames in the United States, New Rankings From the U.S. Census

From the U.S. Census:

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the country’s top 1,000 surnames by race and Hispanic origin and those that occurred 100 or more times in the 2010 Census.

The graphics show the top 15 most popular surnames and those with the largest increase and rank.

Additionally, the Random Samplings blog discusses trends gathered from the tabulations.

Data Files

See Also: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the 1990 and 200o Census


Source: U.S. Census


Source: U.S. Census

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.