32 Most Common American Indian and Alaskan Native Last Names Beginning with L

In this section of the site we have data on the most common American Indian and Alaskan Native last names beginning with L 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 L in America is Locklear, with a total count of 19,716 people who have the surname. The surname Locklear occurs roughly 6 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with L 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
1819 LOCKLEAR 19,716 18.67% 3.00% 0.11% 72.90% 3.96% 1.36%
41426 LONGIE 525 29.33% (S) (S) 62.10% 7.24% (S)
53802 LADUCER 384 15.36% (S) (S) 74.48% 7.03% 2.08%
67747 LITTLEWOLF 291 5.50% 0.00% 0.00% 81.79% 8.59% 4.12%
68547 LITTLEMAN 287 14.29% (S) (S) 78.40% (S) 3.83%
69793 LEFTHAND 281 3.20% 0.00% 0.00% 88.26% 3.56% 4.98%
72568 LITTLEBEAR 268 14.18% (S) (S) 70.15% 11.19% 4.10%
84463 LITTLEDOG 222 4.05% 0.00% 0.00% 93.69% (S) (S)
86314 LARVIE 216 13.89% 2.31% 0.00% 74.07% 6.94% 2.78%
92719 LADEAUX 198 27.27% (S) (S) 61.11% 7.58% 3.03%
94311 LITTLETHUNDER 194 2.58% (S) (S) 87.11% 4.64% 5.15%
96368 LONEWOLF 189 9.52% (S) (S) 78.84% 6.35% 4.76%
97671 LOONSFOOT 186 15.05% (S) (S) 68.28% 11.29% 4.30%
98099 LITTLELIGHT 185 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 92.97% (S) 4.86%
100302 LAUGHING 180 5.00% (S) 0.00% 92.22% (S) (S)
103655 LONEBEAR 173 2.89% (S) (S) 89.02% 4.62% 2.89%
105079 LITTLEBIRD 170 8.24% 0.00% (S) 84.71% (S) 3.53%
116201 LOSSIAH 150 12.00% (S) 0.00% 80.67% 5.33% (S)
119508 LASILOO 145 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 95.17% (S) (S)
121590 LITTLEWHITEMAN 142 0.00% 0.00% (S) 96.48% (S) (S)
129047 LITTLEWIND 132 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 98.48% (S) (S)
131379 LESTENKOF 129 6.98% 0.00% 0.00% 82.95% 10.08% 0.00%
135593 LEHI 124 30.65% (S) 0.00% 62.10% (S) (S)
136449 LIMBERHAND 123 4.88% (S) 0.00% 86.18% (S) 6.50%
140157 LOMAYAKTEWA 119 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00%
142108 LAMEBULL 117 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 88.03% 5.13% (S)
145220 LAMEMAN 114 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 94.74% 4.39% (S)
146201 LONGSOLDIER 113 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 94.69% (S) (S)
147253 LITTLEDAVE 112 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 90.18% 6.25% (S)
151532 LEFTHANDBULL 108 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 85.19% 9.26% (S)
156044 LALIO 104 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00%
159712 LAFERNIER 101 23.76% (S) 0.00% 67.33% 5.94% (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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White

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Black

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Hispanic

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Asian and Pacific Islander

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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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