Chances are good that if your last name is "Smith" or "Johnson" you've seen or met plenty of people with the same surname. But how many Smiths and Johnsons are in Black Hawk County? Wonder no more.

This really cool website called Forebears provides all kinds of historical information about our area, including the last names you'll encounter the most...and how popular they are worldwide.

Many of these names are pretty common ANYWHERE, but shout-out to Schares, Delagardelle & Youngblut for showing up deeper on this list.

TOP 40 SURNAMES IN BLACK HAWK COUNTY

  1. Smith
  2. Johnson
  3. Miller
  4. Anderson
  5. Brown
  6. Wilson
  7. Williams
  8. Davis
  9. Jones
  10. Hansen
  11. Clark
  12. Weber
  13. Thompson
  14. Nelson
  15. Moore
  16. Thomas
  17. Schmitz
  18. Meyer
  19. Jensen
  20. Young
  21. Taylor
  22. Hanson
  23. Jackson
  24. Wright
  25. Schmidt
  26. White
  27. Petersen
  28. Martin
  29. Peterson
  30. Frost
  31. Adams
  32. Robinson
  33. Hall
  34. Wagner
  35. Phillips
  36. Walker
  37. Christensen
  38. Roberts
  39. Olson
  40. Campbell

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