What Is the Most Common Ring Size?

By Ashley Warkentien

The most common ring size in America is different for men and women. Men's average ring size is from 10 to 11 while women's are from 6 to 7. Most jewlers have a ring chart for you to find the right size.

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Ring sizes can change.

Geography

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Ring size

In the United Kingdom, ring sizes are determined using an alphabetic system, from letter A to Z. Other European countries use a number system like the United States, but they use millimeters from 38 to 70.

Considerations

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The ring size can change at any time due to weight loss or if you're still growing.

The ring size can change at any time due to weight loss or if you're still growing. Make sure to get a proper measurement before purchasing your ring.

History

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History

Rings have been used as promise or wedding rings since as far back as 1477. Men's wedding rings did not become popular until World War II. They were mementos for the soldiers.