Oral English: Top 100 Surnames in USA

These are the top 100 names in the USA as of year 2000. The names with “**” means this is a Latino name. Since Latino culture is so great in the USA, and their pronunciation rules are a little different from English sometimes, it’s important to pay special attention to saying these well.

Speaking these names well will help you with your business English!
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Rank Name

1   Smith
2   Johnson
3   Williams
4   Brown
5   Jones
6   Miller
7   Davis
8** Garcia
9** Rodriguez
10   Wilson

11** Martinez
12   Anderson
13   Taylor
14   Thomas
15** Hernandez
16   Moore
17   Martin
18   Jackson
19   Thompson
20   White

21** Lopez
22   Lee
23** Gonzalez
24   Harris
25   Clark
26   Lewis
27   Robinson
28   Walker
29** Perez
30   Hall

31  Young
32  Allen
33** Sanchez
34  Wright
35  King
36  Scott
37  Green
38  Baker
39  Adams
40  Nelson

41  Hill
42** Ramirez
43  Campbell
44  Mitchell
45  Roberts
46  Carter
47  Phillips
48  Evans
49  Turner
50** Torres

51  Parker
52  Collins
53  Edwards
54  Stewart
55** Flores
56  Morris
57  Nguyen
58  Murphy
59** Rivera
60  Cook

61  Rogers
62  Morgan
63  Peterson
64  Cooper
65  Reed
66  Bailey
67  Bell
68** Gomez
69  Kelly
70  Howard

71  Ward
72  Cox
73** Diaz
74  Richardson
75  Wood
76  Watson
77  Brooks
78  Bennett
79  Gray
80  James

81**   Reyes
82**   Cruz
83   Hughes
84   Price
85   Myers
86   Long
87   Foster
88   Sanders
89   Ross
90** Morales

91   Powell
92   Sullivan
93   Russell
94** Ortiz
95   Jenkins
96** Gutierrez
97   Perry
98   Butler
99   Barnes
100   Fisher