How popular is a last name?

How common is a surname in America? Find out by entering a last name into a searchable database of more than 50,000 surnames culled from the Social Security Index.

Trivia genealogist might find amusing.
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Posted on August 20, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This is yet another invasion of privacy endorsed by geneaology.

    Listen, as a former Mormon, I know exactly how important it is to LDS, but the question is..is this “searchable database” culled from the names of the living or the SSDI?

  2. It’s just a little piece of interesting trivia dude, like “what are the hundred common chinese surnames.”

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