These are the 20 most common last names in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is filled with history in all aspects.

The state has deep roots in Irish and Italian culture with around 20% of the state’s population claiming Irish descent, and 12% of the population coming from Italian heritage.

Forebears compiled a list of the most common last names in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts has 463,848 unique last names with an average of 15 people per name.

Here are the 20 most common last names in the Bay State:

  1. Sullivan

  2. Johnson

  3. Brown

  4. Murphy

  5. Williams

  6. Anderson

  7. White

  8. Martin

  9. Davis

  10. McCarthy

  11. Miller

  12. Jones

  13. Lee

  14. Silva

  15. Walsh

  16. Clark

  17. Rodriguez

  18. Kelly

  19. Burke

  20. Collins

The most common last name in the United States is Smith, which did not make the top 25 for Massachusetts.

To view the full list of the most common last names in Massachusetts, visit the link here.

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