Smith, Jones and Miller all made the Top 10. Dig deeper and find your family name on this list of the most common surnames in Kalamazoo county.

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Did you know 1 of every 102 persons in Kalamazoo county has the last name Smith? There are 1,784 Johnson's among us. Find your family surname from Forebears' listing of the most common surnames.

RankSurnameIncidenceFrequency
1Smith2,5091: 102
2Johnson1,7841: 144
3Miller1,2661: 203
4Brown1,2421: 207
5Williams1,1211: 229
6Jones9781: 263
7Davis7901: 325
8Anderson7201: 357
9Taylor6701: 383
10Wilson6651: 386
11White6401: 401
12Thomas6281: 409
13Jackson6101: 421
14Thompson5861: 438
15Moore5721: 449
16Martin5701: 450
17Clark5531: 464
18Lewis4921: 522
19Campbell4891: 525
20Baker4861: 528
21Cook4751: 540
22Walker4621: 556
23Wright4481: 573
24Nelson4411: 582
25Harris4301: 597
26Robinson4231: 607
27Adams4101: 626
28Phillips4081: 629
29Green3931: 653
30Allen3901: 658
31Lee3871: 663
32Mitchell3801: 676
33Hall3681: 698
34Scott3541: 725
35Bell3511: 731
36Hill3501: 734
37King3401: 755
38Parker3381: 760
39Stewart3331: 771
40Young3321: 773
41Evans3171: 810
42Roberts3071: 836
43Howard2971: 864
44Devries2861: 898
45Peterson2851: 901
45Morris2851: 901
47Bailey2831: 907
48Bennett2821: 910
49Hamilton2751: 934
50Russell2741: 937
51Snyder2711: 947
52Gray2661: 965
53Rogers2581: 995
54Carpenter2561: 1,003
55Reed2441: 1,052
55Carter2441: 1,052
57Wood2431: 1,056
58Collins2401: 1,070
58Brooks2401: 1,070
60Watson2331: 1,102
60Nichols2331: 1,102
62Kelly2311: 1,111
63Hughes2241: 1,146
64Foster2231: 1,151
65Harrison2201: 1,167
66Myers2181: 1,178
67Ross2161: 1,189
68Rice2121: 1,211
69Richardson2101: 1,223
69Patterson2101: 1,223
69Edwards2101: 1,223
72Ford2091: 1,228
73Morgan2061: 1,246
74Warner2051: 1,252
74Crawford2051: 1,252
76Simmons2041: 1,258
76James2041: 1,258
78Perry2021: 1,271
79Stevens2001: 1,284
80Richards1991: 1,290
80Reynolds1991: 1,290
80Gibson1991: 1,290
83Cole1981: 1,297
84Hunt1961: 1,310
84Fox1961: 1,310
86Turner1951: 1,317
86Fisher1951: 1,317
88Butler1921: 1,337
88Barnes1921: 1,337
90Simpson1911: 1,344
91Coleman1901: 1,351
91Chapman1901: 1,351
93Wallace1881: 1,366
93Murphy1881: 1,366
95Deyoung1861: 1,380
95Cooper1861: 1,380
97Ward1851: 1,388
98Graham1841: 1,395
99Hudson1801: 1,426
100Walters1781: 1,442
100Rose1781: 1,442

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