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Old 08-25-06, 01:29 AM
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how common is your surname?

http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/thesw...rityindex.html

also im trying to find the least common surname thats on the list (only shows top 50,000). so far i can only get around 7000.
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Not listed in the database so not very common at all.
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Old 08-25-06, 01:46 AM
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Originally Posted by AllHallowsEve
Not listed in the database so not very common at all.
ditto
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Picked a guy I know with a fairly simple, but apparently uncommon, surname: 31268

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A friend's brings up "higgins is surname number 378 in the USA"

Whoops, wrong end of the scale since Smith is #1.

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Just made one up that sounded like it could be a surname but not one I could really place, "Matherson": 37503

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Closer (yes, I'm profoundly bored): "Joson" at 42017.

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does not exist in this database, because it is not among the top 55,000 most common names in the US.
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#1 is obvious, and I guessed #4 and 9. hmmm...
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Mine's 3762, the lowest I've found is Gettig at 44713.
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"Bialecki" is 43,891
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I got to just about about 40,000 with my original one. My next door neighbor came in at about 37,000.
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#1 is obvious, and I guessed #4 and 9. hmmm...
#2 is less obvious than I expected. I figured it would be what #4 is.

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Poyser clocks in at 53737.
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Clocking in at #143: Robertson!!
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Forsman --> #11929
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Tellier...#14,586
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