The Select Surname List
Welcome to the Select Surname List. This site contains the history and genealogy of the 100 most common surnames of English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh origin that spread to the wider English-speaking world. Simply choose a surname below and click on it.
Top 100 Surnames in the English-speaking World
Check the Surnames section of this website for the ranking and total numbers for any of the surnames shown. For additional surnames check Surnames2 which has more than 500 surnames reviewed.
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