Most common surnames starting with F

According to the 1940 census, Fisher was the most common last name beginning with the letter 'F', followed by Foster and Ford. Click on the names below to learn more about their meaning, history and origins.

Surname Rank*
Fisher 1
Foster 2
Ford 3
Fox 4
Freeman 5
Ferguson 6
Fuller 7
Franklin 8
Fowler 9
Frank 10
Fields 11
Fleming 12

* Based on population in the 1940 U.S. Census