When it comes to Italian surnames in the United States Russo is still top dog.

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Over four million Italians were recorded as entering the United States between 1820 and 1920. No other ethnic group has sent so many immigrants in such a short time.

Their surnames are still common around the country, especially in the Northeast.

According to a tally of surnames in the 2014 U.S. census, these are the 23 most common Italian surnames in the U.S.

1. Russo (45,787 people)

2. Marino (26,789 people)

3. Romano (24,280 people)

4. Rossi (23,879 people)

5. Bruno (22,917 people)

6. Esposito (21,438 people)

7. Caruso (19,400 people)

8. Rizzo (17,368 people)

9. Gallo (16,937 people)

10. Greco (16,178 people)

11. De Luca (15,277 people)

12. Giordano (15,261 people)

13. Lombardo (14,851 people)

14. Leone (14,234 people)

15. De Marco (13,871 people)

16. Lombardi (13,322 people)

17. Ferrara (12,709 people)

18. D’Amico (12,416 people)

19. Vitale (12,271 people)

20. Messina (12,021 people)

21. Barone (11,649 people)

22. Martino (11,644 people)

23. Amato (11,640 people)