Adams Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam. In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

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List of People with Surname Adams

Based on our public records, there are a total of 273,023 people with the surname Adams. Among these people surnamed Adams, there are approximately 7,005 distinct names, with an average of 38 people who share the same name. Thomas Adams, Richard Adams and Ashley Adams are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Adams, with 1,320, 1,319 and 1,319 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Adams, with a total of 23,551 people, and there are a total of 3,530 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Adams, with a total of 22,139 people and an average of 3,409 distinct names.