70 Most Common American Indian and Alaskan Native Last Names Beginning with B

In this section of the site we have data on the most common American Indian and Alaskan Native last names beginning with B in the United States. These names are taken directly from the most recent census data.

Currently, the most popular American Indian and Alaskan Native last name beginning with B in America is Begay, with a total count of 17,553 people who have the surname. The surname Begay occurs roughly 5 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with B with statistics on the heritage and ancestry of those with the surname.

This list has been compiled using the most recent Census data and we have included only names where at least 60% of people with the name self-identified as "American Indian and Alaskan Native".

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
2053 BEGAY 17,553 1.95% 0.44% 0.29% 93.84% 1.70% 1.78%
6155 BENALLY 5,562 1.60% (S) (S) 94.30% 1.71% 2.32%
14768 BAHE 2,011 23.27% 0.30% 0.50% 72.55% 2.19% 1.19%
18090 BEGAYE 1,540 0.91% (S) (S) 95.65% 1.10% 2.21%
26576 BECENTI 917 1.85% (S) (S) 93.02% 1.42% 3.60%
27918 BIA 859 8.03% 1.51% 1.51% 82.54% 2.21% 4.19%
39960 BEDONIE 549 1.28% 0.00% 0.00% 97.81% (S) (S)
43206 BIGMAN 500 28.40% 1.00% (S) 68.20% 1.20% (S)
48256 BLACKWATER 438 4.11% (S) (S) 89.50% 1.83% 3.65%
50564 BETTELYOUN 413 16.95% (S) (S) 68.77% 7.26% 6.05%
52482 BLACKBEAR 395 3.29% 0.00% 0.00% 87.34% 4.30% 5.06%
65066 BELONE 305 2.62% 9.51% 0.00% 82.62% 2.30% 2.95%
68949 BITSUI 285 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.49% (S) (S)
73464 BEYALE 264 1.89% 0.00% (S) 94.70% (S) 1.89%
76275 BLACKHORSE 252 1.98% 0.00% 0.00% 91.27% 4.76% 1.98%
80131 BITSILLY 237 2.11% (S) (S) 96.20% 0.00% (S)
82317 BENALLIE 229 (S) 0.00% (S) 95.20% (S) 2.18%
85049 BIGHORSE 220 6.82% (S) 0.00% 83.64% 7.27% (S)
85659 BLUEBIRD 218 4.59% (S) 0.00% 89.45% 5.05% (S)
85659 BRUGUIER 218 17.89% 0.00% 0.00% 75.23% 6.88% 0.00%
86645 BIGEAGLE 215 6.05% (S) 0.00% 85.12% 7.91% (S)
86981 BUSHYHEAD 214 26.17% 0.00% (S) 60.28% 12.15% (S)
87663 BLACKWOLF 212 13.68% (S) (S) 78.30% 4.72% 2.83%
90853 BIGCROW 203 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 94.58% 2.46% (S)
92358 BLUEEYES 199 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 90.45% (S) 8.54%
93125 BLACKGOAT 197 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 92.39% 5.58% (S)
93921 BADONI 195 13.85% 0.00% 9.23% 67.69% 5.13% 4.10%
102688 BEDONI 175 9.71% 0.00% 0.00% 89.71% (S) (S)
103181 BLACKCLOUD 174 13.22% (S) (S) 63.22% 13.22% 8.05%
104602 BRAVEHEART 171 9.94% 4.68% 0.00% 76.61% 4.68% 4.09%
106096 BASINA 168 25.60% (S) 5.95% 61.90% 4.17% (S)
108199 BLACKFOX 164 12.20% 0.00% 0.00% 68.29% 10.98% 8.54%
109758 BAGOLA 161 11.80% (S) 0.00% 82.61% (S) (S)
112568 BLACKDEER 156 14.74% 0.00% 0.00% 71.79% 8.97% 4.49%
115034 BLACKELK 152 3.29% (S) 0.00% 89.47% (S) 5.26%
115639 BITSUIE 151 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 94.04% (S) (S)
116829 BIRDINGROUND 149 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 97.32% (S) 0.00%
117480 BITSIE 148 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.62% (S) (S)
117480 BUFFALOHEAD 148 10.14% (S) (S) 70.95% 14.19% 4.05%
118185 BRONCHEAU 147 14.29% 0.00% 0.00% 73.47% 8.16% 4.08%
118853 BULLBEAR 146 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 93.84% (S) (S)
120187 BRONCHO 144 5.56% 0.00% 0.00% 79.17% 7.64% 7.64%
120901 BIRDTAIL 143 13.99% 0.00% 0.00% 75.52% 4.20% 6.29%
122314 BREAD 141 16.31% 14.18% (S) 63.12% (S) (S)
122314 BIGBOY 141 18.44% (S) 0.00% 77.30% 3.55% (S)
123796 BOBELU 139 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.84% (S) (S)
124548 BILAGODY 138 (S) (S) 0.00% 90.58% 3.62% 4.35%
133048 BUTTERFLY 127 16.54% (S) 0.00% 77.17% 4.72% (S)
136449 BLACKOWL 123 8.13% (S) 0.00% 70.73% 17.89% (S)
139228 BEKIS 120 13.33% 0.00% 0.00% 81.67% (S) (S)
139228 BLACKEAGLE 120 5.00% 0.00% (S) 82.50% 10.00% (S)
141140 BIGPOND 118 6.78% 0.00% 0.00% 72.88% 11.02% 9.32%
143149 BOOQUA 116 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.55% 0.00% (S)
143149 BOWANNIE 116 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.55% (S) (S)
145220 BLACKCROW 114 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 87.72% (S) 8.77%
148347 BADONIE 111 0.00% (S) 0.00% 99.10% 0.00% (S)
148347 BLACKLANCE 111 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 90.99% 5.41% (S)
148347 BEGODY 111 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 93.69% (S) 0.00%
148347 BIGBEAR 111 4.50% 0.00% 0.00% 82.88% 6.31% 6.31%
149395 BIRDSHEAD 110 (S) 0.00% (S) 82.73% 6.36% 4.55%
149395 BITSOI 110 5.45% (S) 0.00% 90.91% (S) 0.00%
150452 BALOO 109 4.59% 0.00% (S) 87.16% 4.59% (S)
150452 BITSUE 109 6.42% (S) 0.00% 90.83% (S) 0.00%
151532 BIGHORN 108 5.56% (S) (S) 77.78% 5.56% 10.19%
151532 BITSOIE 108 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.30% (S) (S)
152628 BILLSIE 107 (S) (S) 0.00% 85.05% 5.61% 6.54%
156044 BITSINNIE 104 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00%
156044 BURSHIA 104 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 85.58% (S) 8.65%
157234 BOWEKATY 103 0.00% (S) 0.00% 99.03% 0.00% (S)
159712 BAPTISTO 101 (S) (S) (S) 90.10% (S) (S)

Table Key

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

  • Rank - The official rank of the name according to the US Census Bureau.
  • 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)

Other Last Name Letters

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Last Names by Ancestry

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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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