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Can you name the Most Common Surnames For Each Letter (USA)?
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Oct 26th, 2009 at 20:42 GMT
What do you guys think I should make the time limit?
Oct 26th, 2009 at 20:48 GMT
Can you check your link? I'm getting a different answer on "O" (#111, ahead of #120) and "R" (#20 ahead of #22).
Oct 26th, 2009 at 21:00 GMT
That is what it was on the 1990 cencus, on the 2000 census the "R" name is #9 and the "O" name is #94.
Oct 26th, 2009 at 21:13 GMT
I think the time limit is about right but you could go up to 10 minutes to give people more time to guess. I was ready to give up when time ran out at 8 though. Great idea for a quiz.
Oct 29th, 2009 at 01:14 GMT
Oct 29th, 2009 at 02:20 GMT
excellent quiz. really illustrates the evolving demographics of the US.
Oct 29th, 2009 at 03:18 GMT
^^ well phrased. time limit is perfect... got 14 and had a lot of fun!
Oct 29th, 2009 at 05:29 GMT
A fun and good game, helpful for guessing random names on quizzes where you don't know anybody.
Oct 29th, 2009 at 20:02 GMT
I was personally surprised that "Ochocinco" was not the most common "O" name.
Oct 29th, 2009 at 20:05 GMT
One of those quizes that makes you feel really dumb when you see the answers
Oct 29th, 2009 at 20:52 GMT
I think we could probably do with another minute or two. Hope this one gets verified by sporcle!
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Oct 30th, 2009 at 02:05 GMT
Way too many Hispanic names, this is America!
Oct 30th, 2009 at 13:13 GMT
Yeah! Not enough native American names.
Oct 30th, 2009 at 15:30 GMT
glad to see i have a common surname, wouldnt want to be different from the pack lol. also half my friends have these surnames - and we all live in uk lol
Oct 30th, 2009 at 21:29 GMT
You should probably change your link to the original source:
Nov 1st, 2009 at 23:03 GMT
WOW 8 hispanic names
Nov 3rd, 2009 at 01:57 GMT
I guess the time is fine, you could change it to 3 days and I STILL wouldn't have gotten a couple of them :) Thanks for this, it's fun, I hope Sporcle publishes it...
Nov 15th, 2009 at 00:18 GMT
Most of theese names are baseball players. There's brown, king, johnson, garcia, hernandez, lopez, miller, rodriguez, ortiz, smith, vasquez, williams, young, and zimmerman.
May 28th, 2010 at 00:43 GMT
ok us is being run over by hispanics and i have never heard about anyone with some of these names
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