What is the most common first name for a U.S. President?
The most common first name among American presidents is James. Six presidents were named James (James Garfield, James Buchanan, James Polk, James Monroe, James Madison, and James "Jimmy" Carter). There have been five presidents with the first name John (John Fitzgerald Kennedy, John Calvin Coolidge, John Tyler, John Quincy Adams, and John Adams). Four presidents had the first name William (William Harrison, William McKinley, William Taft and William Jefferson Clinton). Three presidents have been named George (George Washington, along with father and son George Herbert Walker Bush, and George Walker Bush).
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