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What's in a Name? The Most Common Last Names in PA

Did your last name make the list?

Sure, everyone knows that some last names are more common than others. But how common is your last name, really?

WhitePages.com, using its databases of name and address information, has broken down the most common last names in all 50 states, as well as some key cities.

Will the results surprise you?

The Most Common Last Names in Pennsylvania:

  1. Smith
  2. Miller
  3. Williams
  4. Johnson
  5. Brown
  6. Jones
  7. Davis
  8. Martin
The site breaks things down further in the Keystone State, offering up the most common names in Philadelphia, as well (sorry to the rest of the commonwealth).

The Most Common Last Names in Philadelphia:

  1. Williams
  2. Johnson
  3. Smith
  4. Brown
  5. Jones
  6. Davis
  7. Jackson
  8. Thomas
Did your last name make the list?

Bhrenda Drakeford June 15, 2014 at 02:03 PM
My last name is English/Wales. It's my other name that was assigned to me. Unfortunately. My first name is of native origin. So what nationally shall I pick??
Jim Levitt June 15, 2014 at 02:04 PM
Err nope!
Collee davis June 16, 2014 at 09:37 AM
Always
mrk1208 June 16, 2014 at 12:46 PM
No!

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