Shortest baby names
We analyzed the first names reported in the United States starting from the year 1880.
There were no one character names. We did find 10 two character names.
Please, send us any information you may have about addition two character first names and especially
Shortest last names
The 2000 USA census contains no surnames with ONE character.
The shortest last names there have at least two characters in them. We found 175 of those. It does not mean that a one
character name does not exist. The census data only contain surnames that occurred at lea...
How many distinct last names exist in the United States of America?
How does one estimate/guess that number? The first source that comes to mind is the result of the latest available census. We know that 2000 year census presents us with a little over 150,000 unique surnames. The least po...