How popular is YOUR last name?

“Forebears” is a website where you can discover tons of information on the population of Michigan counties as well as county facts, figures, history and more.

A few years ago (in 2014), they did a survey to determine the most popular last names (surnames) of Jackson County’s population.

Below is their list of Jackson County’s Top 100 surnames…is YOURS on the list?

1. Smith

2. Miller

3. Brown

4. Johnson

5. Williams

6. Jones

7. Taylor

8. Davis

9. Clark

10. White

11. Adams

12. Wilson

13. Anderson

14. Moore

15. Allen

16. Scott

17. Walker

18. Thomas

19. Wright

20. Hall

21. Lewis

22. Harris

23.King

24. Rogers (TIE)

24. Baker (TIE) 

26. Martin

27. Cole

28. Robinson

29. Nelson

30. Bradley

31. Thompson (TIE)

31. Stevens (TIE)

33. Richardson

34. Campbell

35. Hill

36. Green

37. Cook

38. Bailey

39. Foster

40. Fisher

41. Howard

42. Young  (TIE)

42. Wood  (TIE)

44. Reed

45. Parker

46. Roberts  (TIE)

46. Jackson  (TIE)

48. Peterson

49. Phillips

50. Snyder

51. Reynolds  (TIE)

51. Bennett  (TIE) 

53. Marshall

54. Rose

55. Schultz  (TIE) 

55. Hawkins  (TIE)

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57. Ross  (TIE) 

57. Nichols  (TIE)

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59. Cox  (TIE) 

59. Collins  (TIE) 

61. Morris

62. Watson

63. Berry

64. Turner  (TIE) 

64. Powell  (TIE) 

64. Lee  (TIE)

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67. Palmer  (TIE) 

67. Myers  (TIE) 

69. Gibson

70. Mitchell

71. Rice

72. Carpenter

73. Kelley  (TIE) 

73. Hammond  (TIE) 

75. Cooper

76. Wilcox  (TIE) 

76. Hunt  (TIE) 

78. Arnold

79. Ward

80. Tripp  (TIE) 

80. Murphy  (TIE) 

80. Curtis  (TIE) 

83. Morgan

84. Holmes

85. Stone

86. Porter

87. Webb

88. Wheeler  (TIE) 

88. Stewart  (TIE) 

90. Warner

91. Jacobs  (TIE) 

91. Cummings  (TIE) 

93. Sanders

94. Shepherd

95. Patterson

96. Shaw  (TIE) 

96. Fowler  (TIE) 

96. Edwards  (TIE) 

99. Blair

100. Lefere

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Did YOUR name make the list?