Where does the name Smith come from

What are the most common American surnames? Are there typical American surnames and what are they?

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Malbrecht 17
I'm looking for typical American surnames. Is there such a thing and are there perhaps even regional differences?
Deho
Often I don't know, maybe Smith or Fernandez. Rockefeller or Kennedy would be typical, I don't think you can find them anywhere else.
Amos
Since most of the names were brought from the European states by immigrants, probably Miller, Smith and Meier / Mayer. A typical last name might be Chingachcook or Cooper.
DonExperto
Anderson
Archer
Armstrong
Baker
Barber
Bennett
Bishop
Black
Blair
Brewster
Brown
Carter
Chaplin
Coleman
Collister
Connor
Cunningham
Dearing
Edison
Edwards
Eliot
Franklin
Garcia
Hanson
Harper
Hares
Havering
Hilton
Hobbs
Jackson
Jameson
Jenkins
Johnson
King
Malone
Martin
mason
Mathewson
Michaels
Miller
Moors
Muller
Nolan
Norris
Parker
Rodriguez
Sawyer
Shoemaker
Smith
Strong
Stevenson
Stone
Thomas
Thompson
Warren
Ward
Wayne
west
White
Young
bh_roth
Having one of these names in my family, I know that Smith and Jones are some of the most common names. Jones is like Meier here in the States (no matter what spelling).
Jokra87
The 2010 US census found that the top ten surnames in the US are Smith, Johnson, Williams, Brown, Jones, Miller, Davis, Garcia, Rodriguez, and Wilson. According to this, more than 2.3 million Americans are called Smith. The fact that Garcia and Rodriguez are in the top 10 reflects the population trend in the United States. Now, Hispanic Americans are the largest ethnic minority in the country.
Mario Roth
Because the United States is an immigration country, many Americans have last names that don't sound American at first glance. When arriving at the port of Ellis Island, it was not uncommon for officers to accidentally misspell a name when issuing the documents. Also, sometimes a name was completely changed because it was not considered American enough.