100 Most Common 15 Letter Last Names in the U.S.

In this section of the site we have data on the most common 15 letter last names in the United States. These names are taken directly from the most recent census data.

Currently, the most popular 15 letter last name in America is Balasubramanian, with a total count of 1,424 people who have the surname. The surname Balasubramanian occurs roughly 0 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common 15 letter surnames with statistics on the heritage and ancestry of those with the surname.

Click any of the names in the table below to find out more about the origin, meaning, and ancestry of each last name.

Rank Name Count White Black API AIAN 2+ Races Hispanic
19105 BALASUBRAMANIAN 1,424 1.33% (S) 97.54% (S) 0.49% (S)
25555 RIEMENSCHNEIDER 966 98.45% (S) 0.00% (S) (S) 0.83%
51176 PANAGIOTOPOULOS 407 92.87% (S) (S) 0.00% 1.97% 3.93%
53419 ANAGNOSTOPOULOS 387 93.80% 0.00% (S) (S) (S) 4.13%
58735 VANDENLANGENBER 345 97.68% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
62189 SCHWARTZENBERGE 322 93.48% (S) (S) (S) 1.86% 1.55%
64721 BALASUBRAMANIAM 307 1.63% (S) 95.44% 0.00% 2.61% (S)
76029 LAKSHMINARAYANA 253 (S) 0.00% 98.02% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
82908 VANMIDDLESWORTH 227 98.24% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
83541 SCHIMMELPFENNIG 225 98.67% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
83834 SANKARANARAYANA 224 0.00% 0.00% 98.21% (S) (S) 0.00%
86314 KONSTANTOPOULOS 216 98.15% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
86645 STUCKENSCHNEIDE 215 94.42% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.79%
93513 VENKATASUBRAMAN 196 (S) 0.00% 98.98% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
97671 SCHARRINGHAUSEN 186 98.39% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
103655 SCHATTSCHNEIDER 173 95.38% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.62%
104156 SHANMUGASUNDARA 172 0.00% 0.00% 99.42% 0.00% (S) (S)
105079 SCHNECKENBURGER 170 98.82% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
105079 RAMASUBRAMANIAN 170 (S) 0.00% 98.82% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
118853 VANDENDRIESSCHE 146 96.58% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.42%
119508 SIVARAMAKRISHNA 145 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
120901 TRANSFIGURACION 143 (S) (S) 85.31% 0.00% 9.09% 4.20%
123796 VANNIEUWENHOVEN 139 90.65% 0.00% (S) (S) 5.04% (S)
126018 JOHANNINGSMEIER 136 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
126765 CHANDRASEKHARAN 135 (S) (S) 96.30% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
130610 SCHWARZENBERGER 130 96.15% 0.00% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
131379 SIVASUBRAMANIAN 129 (S) 0.00% 96.90% (S) (S) 0.00%
131379 SCHNEGGENBURGER 129 95.35% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
132206 GERSTENSCHLAGER 128 93.75% (S) 3.91% 0.00% (S) (S)
133048 ANANTHAKRISHNAN 127 (S) 0.00% 97.64% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
133863 SCHACHTSCHNEIDE 126 99.21% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
133863 HERNANDEZGARCIA 126 5.56% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 94.44%
135593 SCHWINDENHAMMER 124 99.19% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
136449 SCHRAFFENBERGER 123 95.93% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
141140 KALYANASUNDARAM 118 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
146201 SCHNECKENBERGER 113 92.04% (S) (S) 0.00% 0.00% 6.19%
147253 GARCIAHERNANDEZ 112 (S) (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.32%
148347 PARASKEVOPOULOS 111 90.99% 0.00% (S) (S) (S) (S)
154907 DIMITRAKOPOULOS 105 95.24% (S) (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
156044 SCHMACHTENBERGE 104 98.08% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
156044 DESGROSEILLIERS 104 97.12% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
158432 VENKATAKRISHNAN 102 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
159712 THIRUNAVUKKARAS 101 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
160975 ANANTHANARAYANA 100 (S) 0.00% 99.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)

Table Key

To help you understand the above table, below is a description of each column and what it represents.

  • Count. Number of occurrences: Estimate of the number of people with the surname in the United States. (S) means the data was suppressed for privacy.
  • White. Non-Hispanic White Only: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "non-hispanic white" (race)
  • Black. Non-Hispanic Black Only: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "non-hispanic black" (race)
  • API. Non-Hispanic Asian & Pacific Islander Only: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "non-hispanic Asian & Pacific Islander" (race)
  • AIAN. Non-Hispanic American Indian & Alaskan Native Only: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "non-hispanic American Indian & Alaskan Native" (race)
  • 2+ Races. Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "non-hispanic two or more races" (race)
  • Hispanic. Hispanic Origin: Percentage of people with a given surname who classified themselves as "Hispanic origin" (race)

How Many 15 Letter Last Names Are There?

According to the most recent U.S. Census data, there are 44 unique 15-letter surnames.

The table above includes the top 100 names that are 15 letters long, and they are sorted by the rank given by the Census Bureau for how common each name is.

Wherever possible, we have also provided data for each name in the list on the ethnicity/ancestry of that surname.

Other Last Name Lengths

Our database contains names ranging in length from 2 to 15 letters. To find out more information about last names of different lengths you can use the following links:

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Decennial Census survey, from the United States Census Bureau.

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