Pilgrims namesThe pilgrims, the group of 102 passengers who crossed the Atlantic onboard of Mayflower in 1620. There were a few passengers there who belong to Leiden congregation. There were also quite a few of those who joined the group due to simple economic reasons. All of them who survived the trip are considered to be Pilgrims.
Follow each last name to see how well their last names faired in the modern United States. From the first look, Allerton has the fewest number of instances, only 502. White, on the other hand, has the greatest - 639,515 (according to the 2000 US census). Of course, the popularity of White surname is not defined by the fact that it belongs to one the pilgrims, but rather that it was a common name in England. The main fact here is that all the pilgrims surnames made it in the list of names with at least 100 bearers.