What are some cool British last names?
Common British Last Names
- Adams/Adamson. Meaning: Son of Adam.
- Wilson. Meaning: Son of William.
- Burton. Meaning: Fort settlement.
- Harris. Meaning: Son of Harry or Henry.
- Stevens. Meaning: Son of Steven or Stephen.
- Robinson. Meaning: Son of Robin.
- Lewis. Meaning: From the Welsh name Llywelyn, which means leader.
What is the most common last name in England?
Here is a list of the 25 most popular surnames in Britain, and what they say about your family history.
- Smith. Number in Great Britain: 546,960.
- Jones. Number in GB: 422,023.
- Williams. Number in GB: 294,625.
- Taylor. Number in GB: 250,780.
- Davies. Number in GB: 215,074.
- Brown. Number in GB: 195,410.
What are the 10 most common surnames in England?
Most Common Last Names In England
What are the 7 types of English surnames?
There are 7 types of British surnames. Which one do you have?
- Place name surnames.
- Characteristic surnames.
- Occupation surnames.
- Geographical surnames.
- Patronage surnames.
- Patronymic or matronymic.
- Estate surnames.
What are the top 5 surnames?
Using Census Bureau data, 24/7 Wall Street compiled a list of the top 50 last names in the U.S. Here’s what they found:
What is the number 1 last name?
The Most Popular Last Names
What is the oldest surname in England?
The oldest English surname on record was actually from East Anglia. Believe it or not, the oldest recorded English name is Hatt. An Anglo-Saxon family with the surname Hatt are mentioned in a Norman transcript, and is identified as a pretty regular name in the county.