Common might refer to:

In arts and media

  • Common (film), a 2014 BBC One film, written by Jimmy McGovern, on the UK's Joint Enterprise Law
  • Common (rapper) (born 1972), American hip hop artist, actor and poet
  • Dol Common, a character in The Alchemist by Ben Jonson


  • Common, County Tyrone, a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Common Moss, County Tyrone, a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • The Common, a nickname of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

In religion

  • Common (liturgy), a part of certain Christian liturgy
  • Common, translation of tum'ah, a biblical term for ritual impurity, used by a few common English translations of the bible

In science and technology

  • Vernacular, the common but not scientific name of a plant or animal
  • COMMON, a Fortran statement
  • COMMON, the largest association of users of mid-range IBM computers

Other uses

  • Common (horse), a British Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Common land, or town common, land which additional people have certain traditional rights such as grazing livestock or collecting firewood
  • Common language, additionally known as lingua franca, a language shared by speakers of different mother tongues
  • Commoner, someone doesn't hold a title of peerage