What are the 7 types of surnames?

What are the 7 types of surnames?

Apparently there are 7 types of English surname. Can you find yours?

  • Surnames from a specific town.
  • Characteristic surnames.
  • Occupational surnames.
  • Geographic feature names.
  • Patronymic or matronymic.
  • From the name of an estate.
  • Patronage surnames.

How many surnames start with A?

Surnames Registered with the Guild We have 293 registered surnames beginning with A.

What is the least used surname?

Here are 100 of the Rarest Last Names in the U.S. as of the 2010 Census

  • Tartal.
  • Throndsen.
  • Torsney.
  • Tuffin.
  • Usoro.
  • Vanidestine.
  • Viglianco.
  • Vozenilek.

What is the most popular last name?

Murphy. Credit: commons.wikimedia.org According to the Central Statistics Office,Murphy is consistently the most prominent surname across Ireland.

  • Kelly. Famous Kellys include actor and director Gene Kelly,20 th -century artist Ellsworth Kelly,and actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly.
  • O’Sullivan.
  • Walsh.
  • Smith.
  • O’Brien.
  • Byrne.
  • Ryan.
  • O’Connor.
  • O’Neill.
  • What are the most popular American last names?

    – Population Count 2010: 2,442,977 – Population Count 2000: 2,376,206 – Rank in 2000: 1

    What are the most popular last names in the world?


  • Stawarski.
  • Ragsdill.
  • Panchak.
  • Mosheyev.
  • Guillebeaux.
  • Banasiewicz.
  • Atonal.
  • Who has the longest last name in MLB history?

    That @CJRief is C.J. Riefenhauser, and he (and Doug) inspired this list. Here is each franchise/team in baseball history, with the player (s) holding the record for longest last name. For simplicity sake, the player will be listed next to most if not all versions of the franchise, even if they didn’t play for a particular version.

    Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

    Back To Top