47 Most Common American Indian and Alaskan Native Last Names Beginning with S

In this section of the site we have data on the most common American Indian and Alaskan Native last names beginning with S 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 S in America is Shorty, with a total count of 1,404 people who have the surname. The surname Shorty occurs roughly 0 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with S 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
19291 SHORTY 1,404 3.99% 28.92% 0.00% 63.82% 1.21% 2.07%
27845 SLIM 862 26.45% 3.25% 0.70% 61.48% 1.51% 6.61%
29447 SILVERSMITH 802 24.31% (S) (S) 65.96% 4.11% 5.24%
30222 SKENANDORE 775 14.84% (S) (S) 70.45% 8.39% 5.81%
54418 SKEET 379 20.84% 12.40% 0.00% 60.42% 1.58% 4.75%
72771 SECATERO 267 (S) (S) (S) 96.25% (S) (S)
77264 SOAP 248 7.66% (S) (S) 70.16% 12.50% 9.27%
78316 SOCKEY 244 20.08% (S) 0.00% 70.08% 7.79% (S)
79598 STIFFARM 239 8.79% (S) (S) 84.52% 5.02% (S)
82317 SKEETS 229 15.72% 5.24% (S) 71.62% (S) 6.11%
82908 SPOTTEDBEAR 227 5.29% (S) 0.00% 88.99% 4.85% (S)
83541 SMALLCANYON 225 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 94.67% (S) 3.56%
83541 STANDINGBEAR 225 7.11% (S) 0.00% 86.67% 4.89% (S)
89069 SPOONHUNTER 208 (S) (S) 0.00% 89.42% 3.37% 6.25%
89753 SECODY 206 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.12% (S) (S)
97210 SHIJE 187 (S) (S) (S) 91.44% (S) 4.81%
98553 SPOTTEDELK 184 3.26% (S) (S) 89.67% 5.43% (S)
100791 SUINA 179 (S) 0.00% 3.35% 84.92% (S) 8.94%
105600 SPOTTEDHORSE 169 (S) (S) 0.00% 91.72% 3.55% 2.96%
108199 SPOTTEDEAGLE 164 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 93.29% (S) (S)
110825 STANDINGROCK 159 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 96.86% (S) (S)
113791 SEVENSTAR 154 9.09% 0.00% 0.00% 70.78% 15.58% 4.55%
118853 SYLESTINE 146 14.38% (S) 0.00% 80.82% 4.11% (S)
119508 SILVERHORN 145 17.24% (S) (S) 68.97% 9.66% 3.45%
121590 SHANGREAUX 142 6.34% 0.00% (S) 83.10% (S) 6.34%
121590 STILLDAY 142 8.45% (S) 0.00% 75.35% 14.79% (S)
126018 SAUNOOKE 136 18.38% 0.00% (S) 70.59% 10.29% (S)
129825 SEGAY 131 3.82% (S) 0.00% 92.37% (S) (S)
133863 SEABOY 126 12.70% (S) 0.00% 75.40% 7.14% (S)
137327 SLIVERS 122 21.31% (S) 0.00% 68.85% 4.92% (S)
144141 STENSGAR 115 5.22% (S) 0.00% 87.83% 6.09% (S)
146201 SILAGO 113 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00%
146201 SKENADORE 113 6.19% (S) 0.00% 84.07% 4.42% (S)
147253 SHENDO 112 (S) (S) (S) 89.29% 4.46% (S)
149395 SHORTHAIR 110 (S) 0.00% (S) 98.18% 0.00% 0.00%
151532 SUKE 108 17.59% (S) (S) 72.22% (S) 4.63%
151532 SNAKE 108 16.67% (S) (S) 75.00% (S) (S)
152628 SAGATAW 107 10.28% (S) (S) 66.36% 14.02% 7.48%
154907 SLINKEY 105 4.76% (S) 0.00% 92.38% 0.00% (S)
156044 SHANGIN 104 14.42% (S) 0.00% 77.88% 5.77% (S)
156044 SAUNSOCI 104 0.00% (S) (S) 84.62% 9.62% (S)
157234 SKINAWAY 103 (S) (S) 0.00% 87.38% 5.83% 4.85%
157234 STANDINGWATER 103 8.74% 0.00% 0.00% 66.99% 15.53% 8.74%
158432 SEMINOLE 102 19.61% (S) 0.00% 69.61% 9.80% (S)
158432 STANDINGELK 102 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 83.33% (S) 11.76%
158432 SPOTTEDWOLF 102 (S) 0.00% 0.00% 93.14% (S) 0.00%
158432 STUMBLINGBEAR 102 (S) 0.00% (S) 62.75% 10.78% 22.55%

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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