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The Most Common Last Names in Your State

Reader's Digest Logo By Brittany Gibson of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 51: How common is your last name, really? Ancestry.com did some research and broke down the top three most common last names in every U.S. state—and the results might surprise you. The top three last names in the entire U.S. are Smith, Johnson, and Williams, in that order. Does your last name make your state's top three most common last names list? (Don't miss these 50 astonishing facts you never knew about each state.)

How common is your last name, really? Ancestry.com did some research and broke down the top three most common last names in every U.S. state—and the results might surprise you. The top three last names in the entire U.S. are Smith, Johnson, and Williams, in that order. Does your last name make your state's top three most common last names list? (Don't miss these 50 astonishing facts you never knew about each state.)
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