Last Names as Words

You might not know that these surnames are also valid Scrabble words - but they are!

Practice These Words

  • According to the OWL4, the official word list for competitive players in North America as of March 2019
Word Rank
Cox 594
Howe 886
Howe 886
Lowe 1,153
Lee 1,321
Modi 2,371
Bice 2,607
Wynn 2,949
Tate 3,039
Covey 3,039
Tate 3,039
Waugh 3,100
Dahl 3,536
Jones 3,798
Ford 4,115
Conn 4,441
Jordan 4,441
Hogan 4,683
Kemp 4,767
Foley 4,767
Bunn 5,207
Weber 5,471
Yang 5,692
Spitz 6,064
Welch 6,064
Beck 6,465
Curie 7,076
Cline 7,247
Cobb 7,402
Alba 7,402
Petty 7,768
Shaw 7,768
Leno 8,399
Lang 8,399
Hart 8,879
Hoover 9,152
Carr 9,441
Glover 9,441
Bailey 10,484
Newton 11,330
Chang 12,907
Burke 14,251
Capote 22,190
Chopin 34,771