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Centre County's Most Common Surnames, 1860

Compiled from the 1860 U.S. Census of persons inhabiting Centre County, Pennsylvania and reflecting the spellings given to the enumerator at the time.

1. Miller - 337
2. Stover - 328
3. Weaver - 253
4. Lucas - 251
5. Smith - 249
6. Musser - 244
7. Williams - 199
8. Wolf - 158
9. Brown -139
10. Shafer - 132
11. Wilson - 127
12. Hoover - 126
13. Long - 122
14. Myers - 118
15. Bechtol - 107
16. Moyer -105
17. Royer - 100
17. Wagner - 100
19. Gates - 99
20. Young - 96
21. Hoy -94
21. Irvin - 94
23. Thomas - 93
24. Martin - 91
25. Kline - 90
25. Kreamer - 90
25. Poorman - 90
28. Adams - 89
28. Taylor - 89
30. Shank - 84
31. Campbell - 83
31. Snyder - 83
33. Peters - 82
34. Breon - 80
35. Ammerman - 78
35. Fisher - 78
37. Hall - 77
38. Kelly - 75
38. Walker - 75
40. Emerick - 74
41. Harter - 73
41. Watson - 73
43. Alexander - 72
44. Confer - 70
45. Moore - 68
46. Beck - 67
46. Jones - 67
46. Rider - 67
49. Lingle - 66
50. Ross - 65
50. Way - 65
52. Dunkle - 63
53. Condo - 62
53. Green - 62
53. Harris - 62
53. Null - 62
57. Harpster - 61
57. Leathers - 61
57. Markle - 61
57. Yearick - 61
61. Boyer - 60
61. Johnston - 60
61. Stein - 60
61. Thompson - 60
65. Gardner - 59
65. Gray - 59
65. Mays - 59
65. Mitchell - 59
65. Shirk - 59
70. Vonada - 58
71. Harper - 57
71. Houser - 57
71. Potter -57
74. Fulton - 56
74. Reed - 56
76. Holt - 55
76. Richards - 55
78. Henderson - 54
78. Rishel - 54
78. Runkle - 54
78. Swartz - 54
82. Glenn - 53
82. Neff - 53
84. Evans - 52
84. Graham - 52
84. Kreps - 52
87. Barthurst - 51
87. Koons - 51
87. Lose - 51
87. Pletcher - 51
87. Stewart - 51
92. Bell - 50
92. Hosterman - 50
92. Miles - 50
95. Decker - 49
95. Homan - 49
95. Meiss - 49
95. White - 49
99. Bower - 48
99. Clark - 48
99. Fetzer - 48
99. Reese - 48
103. Garbrick - 47
103. Hess - 47
103. Keller - 47
103. Love - 47
103. Parsons - 47
103. Shope - 47
103. Ward - 47
110. Tate - 46
111. Dale - 45
111. Rossman - 45
113. Bailey - 44
114. Grove - 43
114. Lee - 43
114. Rockey - 43
117. Askey - 42
117. Barnhart - 42
117. Biddle - 42
117. Gill - 42
117. Houtz - 42
117. Hunter - 42
117. Packer - 42
117. Shearer - 42
117. Zimmerman - 42
126. Butler - 41
126. Davis - 41
126. Lytle - 41
129. Johnson - 40
129. McClain - 40
129. Woods - 40
132. Bitner - 39
132. Boal - 39
132. Jordon - 39
132. Zeigler - 39
136. Bearly - 38
136. Blair - 38
136. Brisbin - 38
136. Cook - 38
140. Baney - 37
140. Durst - 37
140. Garner - 37
140. Shultz - 37
140. Warner - 37
145. Fry - 36
145. Keen - 36
145. Lutz - 36
145. McKinney - 36
145. Parker - 36
150. Carner - 35
150. Conyer - 35
150. Delong - 35
150. Ellenberger - 35
150. Foster - 35
150. Harman - 35
150. Heaton - 35
150. Hoffman - 35
150. McCormick - 35
159. Benner - 34
159. Curtin - 34
159. DeHaas - 34
159. Frank - 34
159. Geary - 34
159. Litzell - 34
159. Meek - 34
159. Shewey - 34
167. Eckley - 33
167. Kerlin - 33
167. Marks - 33
167. Marshall - 33
167. McKean - 33
167. Nestleroad - 33
167. Pennington - 33
167. Roan - 33
167. Steel - 33
176. Brooks - 32
176. Funk - 32
176. Gephart - 32
176. Walters - 32
180. Broomgart - 31
180. Elder - 31
180. Gross - 31
180. Mallery - 31
180. McCafferty - 31
180. More - 31
180. Morrison - 31
180. Stone - 31
180. Triester - 31
189. Carson - 30
189. Gunsallis - 30
189. Haney - 30
189. Jackson - 30
189. Murphy - 30
194. Holder - 29
194. Hubler - 29
194. McClintoc - 29
194. Powers - 29
194. Price - 29
194. Resides - 29
200. Bennet - 28
200. Corman - 28
200. Harshbarger - 28
200. Jameson - 28
200. Lewis - 28
200. Spangler - 28
200. Whippo - 28