Most common surnames starting with V

According to the 1940 census, Vaughn was the most common last name beginning with the letter 'V', followed by Vincent and Vance. Click on the names below to learn more about their meaning, history and origins.

Surname Rank*
Vaughn 1
Vincent 2
Vance 3
Valentine 4
Vogel 5
Vaughan 6
Vinson 7
Vogt 8
Valdez 9
Voss 10
Vickers 11
Vernon 12

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