151 Most Common Asian and Pacific Islander Last Names Beginning with I

In this section of the site we have data on the most common Asian and Pacific Islander last names beginning with I in the United States. These names are taken directly from the most recent census data.

Currently, the most popular Asian and Pacific Islander last name beginning with I in America is Islam, with a total count of 10,670 people who have the surname. The surname Islam occurs roughly 3 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with I 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 "Asian and Pacific Islander".

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
3354 ISLAM 10,670 3.43% 3.89% 87.78% 0.49% 3.33% 1.09%
5970 IQBAL 5,764 5.05% 0.71% 88.34% 0.36% 3.87% 1.67%
6880 IM 4,887 2.13% (S) 94.90% (S) 1.80% 0.88%
7644 ITO 4,344 6.51% (S) 82.55% (S) 6.77% 3.61%
8369 IYER 3,956 2.73% 0.13% 94.19% 0.30% 2.35% 0.30%
11716 IKEDA 2,675 6.32% 0.22% 79.40% 0.00% 10.92% 3.14%
11821 INOUYE 2,647 8.84% (S) 72.95% (S) 12.54% 5.29%
14505 IP 2,057 2.38% (S) 94.70% (S) 2.09% 0.73%
15606 ISHII 1,873 7.63% (S) 75.12% (S) 12.49% 4.27%
16833 ISHIKAWA 1,696 7.02% (S) 80.31% (S) 9.73% 2.59%
18507 IN 1,492 4.02% 0.34% 91.35% 0.00% 1.88% 2.41%
19425 INOUE 1,391 3.16% (S) 88.86% (S) 6.54% 1.37%
20172 ISHIDA 1,322 6.35% (S) 77.76% (S) 9.46% 6.13%
20491 IMRAN 1,295 7.88% 1.70% 85.10% (S) 3.94% (S)
21940 ILAGAN 1,183 4.14% (S) 89.18% (S) 3.97% 2.28%
23852 IMAI 1,059 8.12% (S) 73.75% (S) 10.76% 6.89%
25102 IWAMOTO 989 7.08% 0.00% 79.88% 0.00% 11.22% 1.82%
25924 IYENGAR 948 1.90% (S) 94.73% (S) 2.85% (S)
26008 IWASAKI 943 4.56% 0.00% 82.08% 0.00% 10.18% 3.18%
26042 INTHAVONG 941 1.81% (S) 93.20% (S) 2.87% 1.59%
27918 IWATA 859 7.22% 0.00% 83.12% 0.00% 8.61% 1.05%
28437 ISHIHARA 839 6.79% 0.00% 80.93% 0.00% 9.65% 2.62%
29041 IMAM 817 13.22% 9.30% 70.99% 0.61% 3.79% 2.08%
30303 ILYAS 772 8.29% 5.05% 80.18% 0.91% 3.89% 1.68%
32031 IMAMURA 720 8.19% 0.00% 78.19% 0.00% 10.00% 3.61%
32865 IRFAN 698 5.16% (S) 90.11% (S) 2.87% 1.15%
34835 IZUMI 648 9.57% (S) 76.23% (S) 8.49% 4.78%
35294 ISIP 638 4.86% 1.41% 87.77% 0.00% 4.08% 1.88%
36695 IIDA 609 9.20% (S) 76.19% (S) 11.49% 2.96%
38214 IJAZ 580 3.10% (S) 92.41% (S) 2.59% 0.86%
40261 ICHIKAWA 544 6.80% (S) 83.82% (S) 6.80% 2.39%
41100 IFTIKHAR 530 3.96% 0.00% 92.83% 0.00% 1.89% 1.32%
42511 IMTIAZ 510 1.18% (S) 96.27% 0.00% 2.16% (S)
43584 ISHIBASHI 495 5.66% (S) 78.18% (S) 13.54% 2.42%
47521 IOANE 446 5.16% (S) 69.73% (S) 22.42% 2.47%
48436 IGARASHI 436 8.94% 0.00% 80.50% 0.00% 7.80% 2.75%
51066 ILANO 408 3.43% (S) 85.29% (S) 6.37% 4.41%
51281 INSIXIENGMAY 406 3.20% (S) 87.19% (S) 4.68% 4.43%
51941 IBAY 400 5.00% (S) 86.00% (S) 4.00% 4.50%
52267 IWAI 397 4.28% 0.00% 82.12% 0.00% 9.32% 4.28%
53667 INABA 385 4.16% (S) 85.19% 0.00% 9.87% (S)
54296 IKRAM 380 6.58% 2.11% 89.47% 0.00% (S) (S)
56073 IHA 365 11.78% 0.00% 76.44% 0.00% 8.77% 3.01%
57781 INAMDAR 352 3.41% (S) 92.90% 0.00% 3.13% (S)
58604 ITH 346 13.58% 1.45% 76.88% (S) 6.65% (S)
60960 IMADA 330 9.70% (S) 72.42% (S) 11.82% 5.45%
61436 IKEHARA 327 3.67% 0.00% 76.76% 0.00% 16.51% 3.06%
62531 IRSHAD 320 6.56% 2.19% 86.88% (S) 3.44% (S)
63873 IDREES 312 9.94% 3.85% 78.21% 0.00% 2.24% 5.77%
65964 IWANAGA 300 7.33% (S) 77.67% (S) 11.00% 3.33%
66931 ISHIMOTO 295 6.78% (S) 76.95% (S) 12.54% 2.37%
67519 ISERI 292 14.38% 0.00% 65.07% 0.00% 14.73% 5.82%
70208 IKEGAMI 279 6.45% (S) 84.59% 0.00% 8.24% (S)
73215 IHARA 265 6.04% (S) 84.53% 0.00% 8.68% (S)
74375 ISOBE 260 3.85% 0.00% 87.69% 0.00% 4.62% 3.85%
74608 IKEMOTO 259 7.34% 0.00% 76.06% 0.00% 11.58% 5.02%
76275 IRIE 252 16.27% 11.90% 61.11% 0.00% 7.14% 3.57%
77264 INADA 248 4.84% (S) 79.44% (S) 8.47% 6.45%
77522 INN 247 11.74% 3.64% 71.66% (S) 10.93% (S)
80131 ISHIMARU 237 5.91% 0.00% 84.39% 0.00% 7.59% 2.11%
81458 IWASHITA 232 4.31% (S) 88.36% 0.00% 6.47% (S)
83541 ISRANI 225 6.22% 0.00% 88.89% (S) 3.11% (S)
84748 IMOTO 221 8.60% (S) 75.11% 0.00% 14.03% (S)
86645 INCIONG 215 5.58% 0.00% 73.95% 0.00% 14.88% 5.58%
86981 ICHIMURA 214 5.61% 0.00% 79.91% 0.00% 8.88% 5.61%
86981 INO 214 6.54% 2.80% 68.22% 0.00% 9.35% 13.08%
86981 ITOH 214 10.28% (S) 78.50% (S) 7.48% 2.80%
87335 INAGAKI 213 5.63% 0.00% 84.04% 0.00% 7.51% 2.82%
90495 ISHIZAKI 204 13.73% (S) 67.16% (S) 14.22% 3.92%
90495 ISHIZUKA 204 5.88% 0.00% 82.84% 0.00% 7.84% 3.43%
92719 INTHIRATH 198 (S) 0.00% 88.89% (S) 5.56% 3.03%
93125 ILOG 197 4.57% (S) 90.86% 0.00% (S) 2.54%
94311 INTHISANE 194 (S) (S) 92.78% 0.00% 2.58% 4.12%
96799 ICHINOSE 188 8.51% 0.00% 63.83% (S) 25.00% (S)
96799 INTAL 188 3.19% (S) 92.02% 0.00% 2.66% (S)
97210 IGAWA 187 3.74% (S) 81.28% 0.00% 12.83% (S)
99378 IANG 182 (S) (S) 93.96% 0.00% 2.75% (S)
99378 INTHAVONGSA 182 4.95% (S) 84.07% (S) 5.49% 4.95%
101247 IIJIMA 178 3.93% (S) 88.76% 0.00% 6.74% (S)
101247 ILAO 178 (S) (S) 88.76% 0.00% 5.06% 2.81%
101247 ISHAQUE 178 3.93% (S) 84.83% (S) 3.93% 5.06%
103181 IENG 174 (S) (S) 95.40% 0.00% (S) (S)
103181 ILAR 174 12.64% 0.00% 60.92% 5.75% 9.77% 10.92%
103655 IEM 173 5.78% 0.00% 86.71% 0.00% 7.51% 0.00%
104602 IOSEFA 171 2.92% (S) 77.78% 0.00% 18.71% (S)
106096 ISHIGURO 168 (S) 0.00% 92.86% 0.00% 4.17% (S)
106570 IU 167 (S) (S) 95.21% 0.00% (S) (S)
107134 IKUTA 166 12.05% (S) 71.69% (S) 9.04% 6.63%
107669 IWASA 165 8.48% 0.00% 76.97% 0.00% 14.55% 0.00%
108734 IEREMIA 163 3.68% (S) 77.91% (S) 15.34% (S)
110286 IKA 160 6.88% (S) 83.75% (S) 5.63% (S)
110825 IMURA 159 5.03% 0.00% 86.79% 0.00% 5.03% 3.14%
113155 IE 155 7.10% (S) 83.23% 0.00% 5.16% (S)
115639 IBANA 151 8.61% (S) 62.25% (S) 6.62% 21.19%
115639 INGUITO 151 (S) 0.00% 90.07% 0.00% (S) 5.30%
116201 IWAMURA 150 6.67% 0.00% 79.33% 0.00% 10.67% 3.33%
116829 IONGI 149 5.37% 0.00% 82.55% (S) 10.74% (S)
116829 IWAHASHI 149 4.03% (S) 84.56% 0.00% 8.72% (S)
116829 IWASE 149 (S) (S) 91.28% 0.00% 6.04% 0.00%
117480 INDUKURI 148 (S) 0.00% 97.97% (S) (S) 0.00%
117480 IRAN 148 14.19% 3.38% 65.54% (S) (S) 14.19%
118185 INAFUKU 147 4.08% (S) 75.51% 0.00% 19.73% (S)
120187 ICASIANO 144 5.56% 0.00% 84.03% 0.00% 6.25% 4.17%
120187 IIZUKA 144 5.56% (S) 86.81% 0.00% 5.56% (S)
120187 ILAHI 144 12.50% 4.17% 78.47% (S) (S) 3.47%
120901 ISONO 143 (S) 0.00% 91.61% 0.00% 4.90% (S)
121590 ILI 142 11.27% 4.23% 62.68% 0.00% 16.90% 4.93%
121590 IZAWA 142 (S) (S) 87.32% 0.00% 6.34% 4.93%
124548 ITTY 138 5.80% 0.00% 90.58% 0.00% 3.62% 0.00%
126018 IKARI 136 7.35% (S) 74.26% (S) 3.68% 12.50%
126018 ITAGAKI 136 (S) 0.00% 88.24% 0.00% 7.35% (S)
127494 ILUSTRE 134 (S) (S) 80.60% 0.00% 3.73% 13.43%
127494 INTHISONE 134 (S) (S) 88.81% 0.00% 5.22% 3.73%
127494 ISHTIAQ 134 5.97% (S) 91.04% 0.00% (S) (S)
128249 INOCENTES 133 (S) (S) 81.95% 0.00% 12.78% (S)
129825 IWANE 131 7.63% 0.00% 67.18% 0.00% 14.50% 10.69%
130610 IDICA 130 11.54% (S) 68.46% (S) 14.62% 3.85%
132206 INAYAT 128 6.25% 0.00% 85.94% 0.00% 3.91% 3.91%
133863 ICBAN 126 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
134712 INAM 125 5.60% 4.00% 88.80% 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 IDNANI 124 6.45% (S) 92.74% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
135593 ISHIYAMA 124 (S) (S) 84.68% 0.00% 10.48% (S)
137327 ITCHON 122 5.74% (S) 89.34% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
138304 ITOW 121 10.74% 0.00% 72.73% 0.00% 7.44% 9.09%
138304 IWAMI 121 5.79% (S) 85.12% 0.00% 5.79% (S)
139228 INAMINE 120 (S) (S) 76.67% 0.00% 17.50% 4.17%
141140 IBASCO 118 (S) 0.00% 95.76% 0.00% (S) (S)
142108 INAMPUDI 117 (S) 0.00% 96.58% (S) (S) 0.00%
143149 IMAIZUMI 116 6.03% 0.00% 71.55% 0.00% 14.66% 7.76%
143149 IOSIA 116 4.31% (S) 82.76% 0.00% 11.21% (S)
143149 IWAKI 116 4.31% 0.00% 85.34% 0.00% 6.03% 4.31%
145220 INONG 114 (S) (S) 63.16% 6.14% 14.91% 13.16%
145220 ISHIKI 114 4.39% 0.00% 70.18% 0.00% 17.54% 7.89%
146201 IBERA 113 (S) 0.00% 75.22% 0.00% (S) 20.35%
147253 IWAMASA 112 (S) 0.00% 91.07% 0.00% 4.46% (S)
151532 ISODA 108 12.96% (S) 79.63% 0.00% 6.48% (S)
152628 IDICULLA 107 (S) 0.00% 95.33% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
152628 ISHINO 107 4.67% (S) 82.24% 0.00% 10.28% (S)
153769 ITANO 106 8.49% (S) 81.13% 0.00% 7.55% (S)
156044 ICHIHARA 104 5.77% 0.00% 87.50% 0.00% 6.73% 0.00%
156044 ICHIYAMA 104 6.73% (S) 77.88% 0.00% 11.54% (S)
156044 IDEMOTO 104 (S) (S) 73.08% 0.00% 13.46% 9.62%
156044 INSISIENGMAY 104 5.77% 0.00% 81.73% 0.00% 12.50% 0.00%
158432 IA 102 20.59% (S) 60.78% (S) 6.86% 10.78%
158432 IHSAN 102 16.67% 7.84% 64.71% (S) 9.80% (S)
159712 IDICULA 101 (S) 0.00% 96.04% (S) (S) 0.00%
159712 ISHIMINE 101 4.95% 0.00% 71.29% 0.00% 16.83% 6.93%
159712 ISHIZU 101 (S) 0.00% 80.20% 0.00% 16.83% (S)
160975 IEONG 100 (S) 0.00% 97.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
160975 IMAMOTO 100 (S) (S) 70.00% 0.00% 19.00% 7.00%
160975 ITOKAZU 100 (S) 0.00% 75.00% 0.00% 18.00% (S)

Table Key

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  • 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)

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