The query below finds the most popular column names.
select col.name as column_name, count(*) as tables, cast(100.0 * count(*) / (select count(*) from sys.tables) as numeric(36, 1)) as percent_tables from sys.tables as tab inner join sys.columns as col on tab.object_id = col.object_id group by col.name having count(*) > 1 order by count(*) desc
Below is a list of the most popular column names in the AdventureWorksLT database. As you can see, the ModifiedDate column exists in 11 tables, which represents the 68.8% of the tables
Similarly, in Dataedo repository database most popular columns are creation and modifiaction time stamps and logins.
You can learn more about typical metadata fields here: 6 Typical Metadata Fields Stored by Applications