65 Most Common Asian and Pacific Islander Last Names Beginning with W

In this section of the site we have data on the most common Asian and Pacific Islander last names beginning with W 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 W in America is Wong, with a total count of 111,371 people who have the surname. The surname Wong occurs roughly 37 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with W 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
274 WONG 111,371 3.48% 0.79% 86.49% 0.04% 5.20% 4.00%
282 WANG 109,883 2.59% 0.29% 95.24% 0.02% 1.50% 0.35%
461 WU 71,721 1.37% 0.18% 96.37% 0.02% 1.59% 0.48%
2775 WOO 13,003 4.65% 0.44% 86.86% 0.08% 4.81% 3.16%
3707 WEI 9,578 2.89% 0.42% 94.46% 0.00% 1.80% 0.44%
5605 WATANABE 6,204 6.85% (S) 79.40% (S) 10.20% 3.37%
5878 WEN 5,870 2.56% (S) 95.04% (S) 1.33% 0.56%
5911 WAN 5,831 4.08% 1.84% 89.97% 0.10% 2.78% 1.23%
7145 WENG 4,680 6.50% 0.90% 90.09% 0.00% 1.69% 0.83%
7702 WON 4,309 2.99% 0.51% 92.09% 0.00% 3.32% 1.09%
11209 WIN 2,820 6.06% 1.24% 88.01% 0.21% 3.30% 1.17%
16716 WADA 1,712 10.63% 3.86% 74.07% (S) 8.18% (S)
18007 WAH 1,550 4.77% 12.52% 74.84% 1.23% 4.00% 2.65%
18253 WHANG 1,522 2.89% 0.66% 93.17% 0.00% 2.30% 0.99%
19865 WEE 1,353 21.80% 1.48% 71.54% 0.74% 3.55% 0.89%
20687 WAHEED 1,279 9.54% 18.53% 65.13% (S) 4.69% (S)
21320 WAI 1,229 3.25% 2.52% 86.90% (S) 6.67% (S)
27435 WADHWA 879 5.35% (S) 88.74% (S) 3.87% 1.37%
27918 WIDJAJA 859 1.75% (S) 94.30% (S) 2.68% 0.81%
40976 WALIA 532 8.08% 0.94% 84.02% 1.13% 4.14% 1.69%
41728 WADHWANI 521 7.10% (S) 84.26% (S) 5.37% 2.69%
43206 WOON 500 13.80% 6.60% 70.60% 0.00% 6.20% 2.80%
43438 WASEEM 497 4.02% 1.81% 92.35% (S) (S) (S)
47356 WIJAYA 448 2.01% 0.00% 93.30% 0.00% 4.69% 0.00%
47791 WO 443 15.12% 2.48% 76.30% 1.58% 2.48% 2.03%
55841 WAKABAYASHI 367 4.90% 0.00% 85.29% 0.00% 7.36% 2.45%
62531 WEERASINGHE 320 5.63% 0.00% 88.75% (S) 5.31% (S)
63373 WATI 315 1.90% (S) 73.02% (S) 23.17% (S)
67126 WUN 294 6.12% 0.00% 82.31% 0.00% 7.82% 3.74%
69392 WAT 283 12.72% 4.24% 74.91% (S) 6.71% (S)
71042 WARAICH 275 3.27% 0.00% 96.73% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
71886 WARRIER 271 4.43% (S) 92.62% (S) (S) 0.00%
79338 WANGMO 240 (S) (S) 97.92% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
80131 WAGH 237 18.14% (S) 76.37% (S) 2.11% 2.95%
81772 WIBOWO 231 5.63% (S) 85.71% (S) 3.90% 4.33%
85659 WAKAYAMA 218 4.59% 0.00% 81.65% 0.00% 8.26% 5.50%
86981 WASIM 214 5.14% 3.74% 86.45% (S) 2.34% (S)
91221 WAKAMATSU 202 13.86% (S) 64.85% (S) 16.83% 3.96%
92358 WICKRAMASINGHE 199 4.52% (S) 89.95% 0.00% 3.02% (S)
93513 WUNG 196 (S) (S) 88.78% 0.00% 5.61% (S)
100302 WIJESINGHE 180 5.56% (S) 86.11% (S) 7.22% 0.00%
101737 WADHAWAN 177 (S) 0.00% 92.66% (S) (S) 3.95%
102688 WADIA 175 22.86% (S) 70.86% 0.00% 4.00% (S)
104602 WARRAICH 171 4.09% 2.92% 85.38% 0.00% 4.68% 2.92%
105079 WARSI 170 5.29% (S) 86.47% 0.00% 7.06% (S)
109258 WAHI 162 11.73% 9.26% 69.75% (S) 8.64% (S)
109758 WALJI 161 4.97% 3.11% 86.96% (S) 3.73% (S)
109758 WAQAR 161 (S) 0.00% 94.41% 0.00% (S) (S)
111988 WASTI 157 26.11% (S) 69.43% 0.00% 3.82% (S)
117480 WATABE 148 9.46% (S) 70.27% 0.00% 19.59% (S)
118185 WAKI 147 6.12% 0.00% 82.31% 0.00% 6.12% 5.44%
118185 WAJID 147 4.08% 14.29% 77.55% 0.00% 4.08% 0.00%
118853 WIE 146 14.38% 15.07% 68.49% 0.00% (S) (S)
134712 WATARI 125 8.00% (S) 74.40% (S) 10.40% 5.60%
140157 WAQAS 119 4.20% (S) 89.92% 0.00% 5.04% (S)
143149 WATASE 116 4.31% (S) 87.93% 0.00% 5.17% (S)
145220 WUU 114 (S) 0.00% 89.47% 0.00% (S) 7.02%
147253 WANGCHUK 112 (S) 0.00% 96.43% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
149395 WAHLA 110 25.45% 0.00% 71.82% (S) 0.00% (S)
150452 WIJERATNE 109 (S) (S) 95.41% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
150452 WATANUKI 109 13.76% (S) 73.39% (S) 6.42% 5.50%
151532 WAKUMOTO 108 12.96% (S) 80.56% 0.00% 5.56% (S)
152628 WAKIDA 107 5.61% 0.00% 84.11% (S) 9.35% (S)
160975 WACHI 100 6.00% 0.00% 81.00% 0.00% 8.00% 5.00%
160975 WINATA 100 0.00% 0.00% 95.00% 0.00% (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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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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