Question by  Rob12 (6)

What is the most common Scottish surname?

I love Scottish names.


Answer by  olive49 (424)

The most common Scottish surname is surprisly Smith. The next top five Scottish surnames are Brown, Wilson, Thomson, Robertson, and Campbell.


Answer by  A36 (629)

The most common Scottish surname (according to 1995 records from Scotland) is Smith. More Scottish sounding last names in the top-10 most common list include Campbell, Stewart, Anderson and Macdonald.


Answer by  monkeyz (3150)

According to a website on genealogy, the most common Scottish surname is Smith, when one ranks the occurrence of surnames in Scotland. This is followed by Brown, Wilson, Thomson and Robertson. There are no particularly "Scottish-sounding" names until number 9, MacDonald.


Answer by  montree (354)

Some common scottish surnames are Smith, Thompson, Rose, Mitchell, Clark, Taylor, Murray, Reid, Mcdonald, Davidson, Frasier, Miller, Morrison, Graham, Hamilton, Miller, Watson, Young, Simpson, Duncan, Ferguson, Hunter, Martin, Anderson, Grahm, Mckay, Black, Mclean, Gibson, Wallace, Gordon, Allen, Russell, Ross, Johnson, Kerr, Taylor, Clark, Mitchell, Watson, Paterson, Murray, Scott, Miller, and Davis.

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