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  1. #121
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    Ireland
    Paternal:
    836th most common surname in the world
    Approximately 632,783 people bear this surname
    Most prevalent in:United States
    Highest density in:Ireland

    Country Incidence Frequency Rank in Nation
    United States 293,880 1: 1,090 66
    England 59,024 1: 915 62
    Brazil 47,603 1: 4,265 441
    Australia 42,769 1: 551 17
    Ireland 42,550 1: 108 2
    Canada 32,654 1: 1,085 60
    Nigeria 15,895 1: 11,231 1,577
    South Africa 13,826 1: 3,906 506
    Scotland 9,641 1: 550 45
    Northern Ireland 9,419 1: 191 1

    Maternal:
    49,849th most common surname in the world
    Approximately 9,537 people bear this surname
    Most prevalent in:United States
    Highest density in:Ireland

    Country Incidence Frequency Rank in Nation
    United States 5,301 1: 60,417 7,193
    Ireland 1,578 1: 2,911 480
    England 1,124 1: 48,043 6,246
    Canada 423 1: 83,753 9,456
    Australia 297 1: 79,347 9,462
    Poland 239 1: 161,071 24,102
    New Zealand 180 1: 25,260 4,250
    Germany 168 1: 480,452 59,024
    Scotland 85 1: 62,353 6,180
    Northern Ireland 48 1: 37,500 3,642
    Ancestry: 96% Ireland, 2% Great Britain, 1% Finland/Northwest Russia, <1% Scandinavia & Connacht Genetic Community
    Paternal ancestor (Y): Martin Kelly b. c1830 in Co. Roscommon (Donnchadh O'Kelly of Hy Many b. c1374 in Gailey Castle & d. 1424)
    Father's mtDNA: Catherine Fleming b. c1831 in Co. Roscommon (H27e)
    Maternal ancestor (mt): Anne McDermott b. c1814 in Co. Roscommon
    Paternal great grandfather (mt): Mary Connella b. c1798 in Co. Roscommon (T2a1a8)

  2. #122
    21,630th most common surname in the world
    Approximately 23,874 people bear this surname
    Most prevalent in:Belgium
    Highest density in:Belgium

    Code:
    Country	      Incidence	Frequency	Rank in Nation
    Belgium	      11,210	1: 999	        29
    France	      6,588	1: 10,012	896
    United States 2,764	1: 115,872	12,666
    Canada	      545	1: 65,005	7,615
    Germany	      538	1: 150,030	19,380
    South Africa  493	1: 109,538	12,715
    Brazil	      461	1: 440,360	26,547
    England	      253	1: 213,439	20,671
    Australia     228	1: 103,361	12,073
    Netherlands   186	1: 90,666	14,946

  3. #123
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    Italy Two Sicilies England Sweden
    Country Incidence Frequency Rank in Nation
    Italy 10,727 1: 5,664 574
    Argentina 4,166 1: 10,242 1,084
    United States 3,712 1: 86,280 9,857
    Brazil 2,671 1: 76,004 5,226
    France 661 1: 99,787 14,257
    Venezuela 502 1: 60,172 3,696
    Canada 462 1: 76,683 8,742
    Australia 342 1: 68,907 8,291
    England 242 1: 223,140 21,369
    Germany 235 1: 343,472 43,536

  4. #124
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    United States of America Germany Schleswig-Holstein Poland Pomerania Namibia
    My Hammond surname is the 2975th most common surname in the world.
    Approximately 184,686 people bear this name.

    Country Incidence Frequency Rank in Nation
    United States 77,694 1: 4,122 436
    Ghana 43,055 1: 628 72
    England 25,339 1: 2,131 216
    Australia 9,509 1: 2,478 287
    South Africa 7,963 1: 6,782 838
    Canada 6,566 1: 5,396 754
    Nigeria 3,210 1: 55,613 7,208
    New Zealand 2,414 1: 1,883 225
    Scotland 1,273 1: 4,163 655
    Wales 1,140 1: 2,719 304

    Pretty much all the countries here make sense---I was more than a little surprised that Ghana was second in line.
    Last edited by Mykellos; 03-20-2018 at 06:49 AM.

  5. #125
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    Paternal (Jones):
    207th most common surname in the world
    Approximately 2,358,308 people bear this surname
    Most prevalent in:United States
    Highest density in:Wales

    Country Incidence Frequency Rank in Nation
    United States 1,455,165 1: 220 5 -- Everyone thinks it's 2nd here too (I've been pedantically correcting this misunderstanding from an early age!) ;-)
    England 262,805 1: 205 2
    Australia 95,808 1: 246 2
    Wales 86,331 1: 36 1
    Nigeria 74,736 1: 2,389 310
    Canada 62,958 1: 563 13
    South Africa 58,554 1: 922 87
    Sierra Leone 21,398 1: 289 31
    Ghana 15,656 1: 1,727 265
    Brazil 14,659 1: 13,849 1,120
    Last edited by msmarjoribanks; 03-29-2018 at 06:43 PM.

  6. #126
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    For fun, my grandmothers' maiden names

    Paternal grandmother (Craven)
    14,999th most common
    Approximately 35,104 people bear this surname
    Most prevalent in:United States
    Highest density in:England

    Maternal grandmother (Ashburn)
    80,274th most common
    Approximately 5,465 people bear this surname (less common than I would have thought)
    Most prevalent in:United States
    Highest density in:United States

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