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.

Rank Surname Incidence Frequency
1 Smith 2,509 1: 102
2 Johnson 1,784 1: 144
3 Miller 1,266 1: 203
4 Brown 1,242 1: 207
5 Williams 1,121 1: 229
6 Jones 978 1: 263
7 Davis 790 1: 325
8 Anderson 720 1: 357
9 Taylor 670 1: 383
10 Wilson 665 1: 386
11 White 640 1: 401
12 Thomas 628 1: 409
13 Jackson 610 1: 421
14 Thompson 586 1: 438
15 Moore 572 1: 449
16 Martin 570 1: 450
17 Clark 553 1: 464
18 Lewis 492 1: 522
19 Campbell 489 1: 525
20 Baker 486 1: 528
21 Cook 475 1: 540
22 Walker 462 1: 556
23 Wright 448 1: 573
24 Nelson 441 1: 582
25 Harris 430 1: 597
26 Robinson 423 1: 607
27 Adams 410 1: 626
28 Phillips 408 1: 629
29 Green 393 1: 653
30 Allen 390 1: 658
31 Lee 387 1: 663
32 Mitchell 380 1: 676
33 Hall 368 1: 698
34 Scott 354 1: 725
35 Bell 351 1: 731
36 Hill 350 1: 734
37 King 340 1: 755
38 Parker 338 1: 760
39 Stewart 333 1: 771
40 Young 332 1: 773
41 Evans 317 1: 810
42 Roberts 307 1: 836
43 Howard 297 1: 864
44 Devries 286 1: 898
45 Peterson 285 1: 901
45 Morris 285 1: 901
47 Bailey 283 1: 907
48 Bennett 282 1: 910
49 Hamilton 275 1: 934
50 Russell 274 1: 937
51 Snyder 271 1: 947
52 Gray 266 1: 965
53 Rogers 258 1: 995
54 Carpenter 256 1: 1,003
55 Reed 244 1: 1,052
55 Carter 244 1: 1,052
57 Wood 243 1: 1,056
58 Collins 240 1: 1,070
58 Brooks 240 1: 1,070
60 Watson 233 1: 1,102
60 Nichols 233 1: 1,102
62 Kelly 231 1: 1,111
63 Hughes 224 1: 1,146
64 Foster 223 1: 1,151
65 Harrison 220 1: 1,167
66 Myers 218 1: 1,178
67 Ross 216 1: 1,189
68 Rice 212 1: 1,211
69 Richardson 210 1: 1,223
69 Patterson 210 1: 1,223
69 Edwards 210 1: 1,223
72 Ford 209 1: 1,228
73 Morgan 206 1: 1,246
74 Warner 205 1: 1,252
74 Crawford 205 1: 1,252
76 Simmons 204 1: 1,258
76 James 204 1: 1,258
78 Perry 202 1: 1,271
79 Stevens 200 1: 1,284
80 Richards 199 1: 1,290
80 Reynolds 199 1: 1,290
80 Gibson 199 1: 1,290
83 Cole 198 1: 1,297
84 Hunt 196 1: 1,310
84 Fox 196 1: 1,310
86 Turner 195 1: 1,317
86 Fisher 195 1: 1,317
88 Butler 192 1: 1,337
88 Barnes 192 1: 1,337
90 Simpson 191 1: 1,344
91 Coleman 190 1: 1,351
91 Chapman 190 1: 1,351
93 Wallace 188 1: 1,366
93 Murphy 188 1: 1,366
95 Deyoung 186 1: 1,380
95 Cooper 186 1: 1,380
97 Ward 185 1: 1,388
98 Graham 184 1: 1,395
99 Hudson 180 1: 1,426
100 Walters 178 1: 1,442
100 Rose 178 1: 1,442

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