Leading names "Family nomenclature in England and Wales : an extract from the Registrar General’s 16th annual report, published in 1856 (pp. xvii-Xxviii), Prepared by Tom Arkell." Local Population Studies, no. 48 (1992): 62-67. Abstract: "Examines the possible origins, orthography, and appearance of various surnames in England and Wales between 1838 and 1853 based on the 16th Annual Report of the Registrar General and other registration indexes" The first three hundred years of the 2000 most common surnames in America and Their Frequency. Ages, 1990. "The Patels are coming." Economist [England] (August 1976): 56. Abstract: Lawson2: "Lists the top 20 surnames in England and Wales in 1975" Personal names in Scotland. Edinburgh: General Register Office, 1991. Abstract: Contains tables of common names : some tables now available on their webpage Ammon, L. "Smith and Jones : 1853 and 1975." Population Trends , no. 4(1976): 9-11. Baumler, G. "Differential frequencies of the surnames Smith (Schmied) or Tailor (Schneider) in German Top Athletes of Different Track-and-Field Events : a Contribution to Human Population Genetics." Psychologische Beitrage 26, no. 4(1984): 552-60. Boltinghouse, Llyle. Tabulation of common names and surnames. Baltimore, Maryland: Llyle Boltinghouse, Room 315, Administration Building, Social Security Administration, 1962. Abstract: Lawson1: "Lists the frequencies of the 10 most common surnames and the 10 most common first names (male, female and both) associated with each of these of these 10 surnames as found in [U.S.] Social Security records. These 10 most common surnames account for 6,634,000 records out of a total of 117,358,000. 40 refs plus tables." Breffny, Brian De. Irish family names. Gill & Macmillan, 1982. Abstract: Lawson2: "Background on 200 of the most common surnames" Brown, Samuel L. Surnames are the fossils of speech. The author, 1967. Abstract: Lawson1: "Lists about 7,500 commom American surnames with their derivations. Name list was derived from vital statistic records in 5 daily newspapers." Camp, Anthony J. "The frequency of common surnames." Genealogists’ Magazine 25, no. 11 (September 1997): 452-55. de Silva, Guidez Gomez. "The linguistics of personal names." Onoma , no. 17(1972): 92-136. Abstract: Lawson1: "Used telephone directories in 154 cities world-wide to compile lists of the 5 most frequent male first names, female first names, and surnames. Some variations in procedure were made due to local conditions. Etymology given for most of the names. 2 refs." Fox, W. R. and Gabriel Ward Lasker. "The distribution of surname frequencies." International Statistical Review, no. 51 (1983): 81-87. Graham, George. "Family names in England and Wales." In: Sixteenth Annual Report of the Registrar-General of Births, Death and Marriages in England, 1853, xvii-xxviii. London, 1856. Abstract: Smith: "On the common surnames in England and Wales with tables of statistics. Good" Jephcott, Jess. "How common is your surname?" The Journal of One-Name Studies 6, no. 2(April 1997): 41. Notes: The table contains errors in the rankings Kolb, Avery E. The grand-families of America, 1776-1976. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1974. Notes: 107p. Abstract: Lawson1: "Discussion of the cultural background and geographic distribution of the top 50 names in frequency in 1776 and the most common names in each state. Comparisons made with 1976. Results indicate that of the top 50 surnames in 1776, 44 are still in the top group. Tables of names for leading cities. Maps. 27 refs." Kormos, Charles, Edwin D. Lawson, and Joseph Ben Brit. "Most common surnames in Israel : Arabic and Jewish. Part 1." OnoCan , no. 74(1992): 23-38. Abstract: Lawson2: "Evaluation of the 200 most common surnames in Israel -these 200 and their variants account for 50% to 70% of the surnames in the country" Kyd, J. G. "Nomenclature in Scotland." In: Annual Report of the Registrar-General for Scotland, 1937, Appendix VII. Edinburgh, 1938. Abstract: Smith: "Chiefly lists most common surnames and christian names" Lasker, G. W. "The frequencies of surnames in England and Wales." Human Biology 55, no. 2 (1983): 331-40. Latham, J. "What’s in a name – or why Macs are rife." New Society , no. 11th Dec(1975). Pender, Seamus. A Census of Ireland, circa 1659 ; with supplementary material From the Poll Money ordinances (1660-1661). Dublin: Stationery Office, 1939. Abstract: Lawson2: "Lists principal Irish names and frequency for each barony" Rosenwaike, Ira. "The most common Spanish surname in the United States : Some New Data Sources." Names , no. 39(1991): 325-31. Abstract: Lawson2 Smith, Elsdon Coles. American surnames. Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1969. Notes: 370 p. Abstract: Lawson1: "Introduction to surnames followed by a treatment of names developed as patronyms, from occupations, from nicknmaes, and from other sources. Listing of the 2000 most common surnames from records of the SSA. Approximately, 7,500 names covered. 47 refs." ________. The book of Smith. New York: Nellen, 1978. Abstract: Lawson1: "Incidence of Smith in various forms worldwide. Glossary of Smith surnames." ________. "Popular names." American Magazine 137(June 1944): 8. Abstract: Smith: "Common surnames with estimated number of each. Fair" Social Security Administration. Report of the distribution of surnames in the Social Security Number File. Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration, 1974. Abstract: Lawson1: "Used over 239 million records to identify those surnames with a frequency of 10,000 or more. A second listing is given in alphabetical order." Sokal, R. R. and others. "A spatial analysis of 100 Surnames in England and Wales." Annals of Human Biology 19, no. 5 (1992): 445-76. Abstract: Spatial patterns are described and analysed for the 84 most common surnames in England and Wales, as well as 16 others selected for various reasons. At least three-quarters of the surname frequencies show spatial structure and are heterogeneous over the area of study Stark, James. "Nomenclature in Scotland." In: Twelth Detailed Annual Report of the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Scotland, xliii-li. 1869. Abstract: Smith: "The 150 most common surnames in Scotland in 1863. Interesting-Fair" Travers, James. "Analysing personal names." Management Services in Government , no. 35(1980): 149-54. Abstract: Lawson2: "Results of 4 surveys in Scotland between 1858 and 1976 from the GRO Scotland of the 10 most common surnames and first names for men and women -1 table shoes the distribution of surnames by initial letter" Vivian, S. P. "Some statistical aspects of genealogy (II)." 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