Most common surnames starting with G

According to the 1940 census, Green was the most common last name beginning with the letter 'G', followed by Gray and Graham. Click on the names below to learn more about their meaning, history and origins.

Surname Rank*
Green 1
Gray 2
Graham 3
Griffin 4
Gibson 5
Gordon 6
Gardner 7
Garcia 8
Grant 9
George 10
Gilbert 11
Garrett 12

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