Some of the Most Common Surnames in the World

February 8, 2015 § Leave a comment

Following are some links where you can read up on some of the most common surnames in the world. Take some time to browse through, and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!

This online discussion includes a map of the most common last names in Europe (click on the imgur link on the top of the page to see the map being discussed).
And this is the Wikipedia article listing the most common European surnames, by country.
Here is a link to the 2000 census results for frequently-occurring last names in the U.S.
And this list shows the most common surnames for African-Americans in the U.S.
Click here for the most common surnames for American Indians and Alaskans.
This link leads to a list of the most common Hispanic last names in the United States.
Click here for a list of the most common last names for people of Asian or Pacific Islander descent living in the United States.
Here is the Wikipedia article listing the most common surnames in Central America, by country.
This Wikipedia article lists the most common surnames in Asia, by country.
And this is the Wikipedia article for the most common surnames in Australia.
Here you’ll find an article listing some of the most unique, and the most common, African last names.
This is another article about African last names, including information on the name origin.

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