Most common surnames

 

Here are the twenty most common surnames for italian families living in Italy:

Pos.Surname
1Rossi
2Russo
3Ferrari
4Esposito
5Bianchi
6Romano
7Colombo
8Ricci
9Marino
10Greco
11Bruno
12Gallo
13Conti
14De Luca
15Mancini
16Costa
17Giordano
18Rizzo
19Lombardi
20Moretti

Even if Rossi is the most common last name in Italy (over 68'000 families), the name Mario Rossi (the italian equivalent of John Doe) isn't the most common name; here you find the 7 most common names and surnames:

Pos.Name
1Giuseppe Russo
2Antonio Russo
3Antonio Esposito
4Giuseppe Rossi
5Salvatore Russo
6Francesco Russo
7Giuseppe Esposito

Longest surnames (Source: Italian White Pages)

18 letters
Tschurtschenthaler
17 letters
Pasquadibisceglie, Di Francescantonio
15 letters
Monterubbianesi, Mastrofrancesco, Mastroberardino
14 letters
Abbracciavento, Castrogiovanni, Canavacciuolo, Colafranceschi

Shortest surnames (Source: Italian White Pages)

Bo, Pe, Po, Re, Wu, My, Mo, Hu.