Most common surnames starting with T

According to the 1940 census, Taylor was the most common last name beginning with the letter 'T', followed by Thomas and Thompson. Click on the names below to learn more about their meaning, history and origins.

Surname Rank*
Taylor 1
Thomas 2
Thompson 3
Turner 4
Tucker 5
Thornton 6
Todd 7
Terry 8
Townsend 9
Tyler 10
Tate 11
Tanner 12

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