Surnames of origin English

Many times you may wonder if a surname has a specific origin within a local, regional, cultural, or ethnic context. When surnames originated, the world was not as connected as it is now; for this reason, surnames of english origin can still be classified as such, even though it is possible to find english surnames in many parts of the world.

The english Surnames

In this section, you will find surnames of english origin. If you know a surname of english origin that is not on this list, you can send it to us to verify and we will include it. We update our lists of english surnames periodically to make them as complete as possible so that everyone can find the english surname they are looking for. Here is the list of surnames with english origin.

  1. Ray (5030549)
  2. Smith (4631406)
  3. Moore (3614274)
  4. Long (3588253)
  5. Johnson (3359931)
  6. Williams (3006171)
  7. Lee (2830524)
  8. Jones (2664675)
  9. Brown (2625860)
  10. Martin (2617240)
  11. Martins (2356615)
  12. John (2317895)
  13. Thomas (2279647)
  14. Joseph (2197153)
  15. Foster (1884504)
  16. Miller (1856977)
  17. Wilson (1843996)
  18. Davis (1705092)
  19. Paul (1692976)
  20. Adam (1669207)
  21. James (1639807)
  22. Taylor (1559042)
  23. Mitchell (1454472)
  24. Anderson (1394038)
  25. Jackson (1381284)
  26. Thompson (1339795)
  27. Solomon (1316125)
  28. Peter (1266347)
  29. David (1242800)
  30. Bell (1203216)
  31. White (1193995)
  32. Simon (1121925)
  33. Leon (1111190)
  34. Harris (1090030)
  35. May (1038180)
  36. Robinson (1034412)
  37. Walker (1017708)
  38. Lewis (1017302)
  39. Clark (988318)
  40. Samuel (985632)
  41. King (976801)
  42. Daniel (953511)
  43. Young (946321)
  44. Adams (930916)
  45. Beck (928878)
  46. Wright (915628)
  47. Hall (914060)
  48. Nelson (907121)
  49. Howard (903298)
  50. Allen (896510)
  51. George (893759)
  52. Green (868440)
  53. Roberts (867576)
  54. Scott (864588)
  55. Rose (834372)
  56. Frank (825126)
  57. Park (808732)
  58. Shaw (808061)
  59. Hill (804383)
  60. Baker (781213)
  61. Michael (756686)
  62. Edwards (731718)
  63. Morris (702539)
  64. Phillips (686343)
  65. Turner (672962)
  66. Collins (665461)
  67. Carter (662120)
  68. Lucas (645483)
  69. Cooper (640429)
  70. Parker (630386)
  71. Kay (598576)
  72. Wood (591322)
  73. Watson (582210)
  74. Ward (576877)
  75. Cook (574210)
  76. Hughes (573621)
  77. Rogers (573172)
  78. Warren (556018)
  79. Francis (555411)
  80. Bailey (541282)
  81. Henry (536008)
  82. Richard (533463)
  83. Bennett (531808)
  84. Samson (523656)
  85. Davies (519852)
  86. Gray (519136)
  87. Peters (515314)
  88. Cox (514628)
  89. Dean (513184)
  90. Richardson (502736)
  91. Wade (497910)
  92. Ross (495672)
  93. Harrison (472846)
  94. Cole (459132)
  95. Russell (448880)
  96. Monday (448654)
  97. Alexander (448460)
  98. Jacobs (446923)
  99. Brooks (443762)
  100. Jordan (435513)

It is important to know the origin of english surnames for several reasons. It is important to note that a surname is a way of connecting people to their history and cultural identity. english surnames can be an indicator of a person's and their family's origin, regardless of where they currently reside in the world.

Knowing the origin of english surnames can help better understand a person's and their family's history and roots, making it an important tool for genealogy and historical research. Many english surnames have a common origin that can be traced back to a specific place or time. This can be helpful for people with english origin surnames to find information about their ancestors, helping them reconstruct their family history.

Lastly, knowing the origin of english surnames can be a way to preserve and value the cultural identity of that community, while also observing how bearers of english surnames were distributed throughout the world. english origin surnames are an important part of history and culture. Knowing the origin of english surnames can help keep this identity alive and transmit it to future generations.