Did You Know?

The Top Ten Last Names in the 2000 U.S. Census are:

  1. SMITH
  2. JOHNSON
  3. WILLIAMS
  4. BROWN
  5. JONES
  6. MILLER
  7. DAVIS
  8. GARCIA
  9. RODRIGUEZ
  10. WILSON

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