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propht15 (numbers of letters in prophets’ last names) *

 Numbers of letters in the last names of our latter-day prophets


The following shows the number of letters in the last names of our prophets:

                            3 letters . . . . . . 1 prophet    (Harold B Lee)

                            4 letters . . . . . . 1 prophet    (Lorenzo Snow)

                            5 letters . . . . . . 7 prophets   (Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, Joseph F Smith,
                                                               Heber J Grant, George Albert Smith, David O McKay,
                                                                  Joseph Fielding Smith)

                            6 letters . . . . . . 5 prophets   (John Taylor, Ezra Taft Benson, Howard W Hunter, Thomas S                                                                                   Monson, Russell M Nelson)

                            7 letters . . . . . . 1 prophet    (Spencer W Kimball)

                            8 letters . . . . . . 2 prophets   (Wilford Woodruff, Gordon B Hinckley)

 (Note: As can be calculated from the above data, the average number of letters in the last names of our 17 prophets is 5.59)

 


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