Most common names of U.S. presidents 1789-2021

Most common first names and surnames of U.S. presidents from 1789 to 2021

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United States

Survey time period

1789 to 2021

Supplementary notes

The list of presidents and their full names are as follows (with shared names in bold):
1: George Washington
2: John Adams
3: Thomas Jefferson
4: James Madison Jr.
5: James Monroe
6: John Quincy Adams
7: Andrew Jackson
8: Martin Van Buren
9: William Henry Harrison
10: John Tyler Jr.
11: James Knox Polk
12: Zachary Taylor
13: Millard Fillmore
14: Franklin Pierce
15: James Buchanan Jr.
16: Abraham Lincoln
17: Andrew Johnson
18: Ulysses S. Grant
19: Rutherford Birchard Hayes
20: James Abram Garfield
21: Chester Alan Arthur
22+24: Stephen Grover Cleveland
23: Benjamin Harrison
25: William McKinley Jr.
26: Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
27: William Howard Taft
28: Thomas Woodrow Wilson
29: Warren Gamaliel Harding
30: John Calvin Coolidge Jr.
31: Herbert Clark Hoover
32: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
33: Harry S. Truman
34: Dwight David Eisenhower
35: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
36: Lyndon Baines Johnson
37: Richard Milhous Nixon
38: Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr.
39: James Earl Carter Jr.
40: Ronald Wilson Raegan
41: George Herbert Walker Bush
42: William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III)
43: George Walker Bush
44: Barack Hussein Obama II
45: Donald John Trump
46: Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.

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