46 Most Common Asian and Pacific Islander Last Names Beginning with Z

In this section of the site we have data on the most common Asian and Pacific Islander last names beginning with Z 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 Z in America is Zhang, with a total count of 70,125 people who have the surname. The surname Zhang occurs roughly 23 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with Z 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
472 ZHANG 70,125 0.99% 0.16% 98.06% 0.02% 0.62% 0.15%
1409 ZHENG 25,242 0.74% (S) 98.02% (S) 0.92% 0.20%
1532 ZHOU 23,437 0.98% 0.18% 98.20% (S) 0.51% (S)
1613 ZHAO 22,301 0.96% 0.13% 98.11% 0.02% 0.52% 0.26%
1694 ZHU 21,265 0.88% (S) 98.23% (S) 0.58% 0.16%
4662 ZENG 7,605 1.43% (S) 97.48% (S) 0.72% 0.21%
6754 ZHONG 4,991 1.12% (S) 97.98% (S) 0.54% 0.24%
7408 ZOU 4,493 1.09% 0.42% 97.69% (S) 0.45% (S)
8865 ZAMAN 3,694 9.42% 0.97% 84.52% 0.35% 3.90% 0.84%
8941 ZHEN 3,661 0.57% (S) 98.63% (S) 0.46% 0.27%
11122 ZAIDI 2,851 7.02% 0.84% 86.60% 0.42% 3.40% 1.72%
15692 ZAFAR 1,859 7.42% (S) 83.38% (S) 6.51% 1.67%
18317 ZHUANG 1,513 0.93% (S) 98.02% 0.00% 0.93% (S)
18486 ZIA 1,495 23.14% (S) 67.56% (S) 6.29% 2.27%
23120 ZHAN 1,104 1.90% 0.54% 96.38% 0.00% 0.72% 0.45%
23283 ZAHID 1,094 8.68% (S) 85.56% (S) 3.93% 1.10%
25849 ZHUO 952 0.00% (S) 98.32% 0.00% 1.05% (S)
27081 ZAPANTA 894 4.14% (S) 85.91% (S) 3.91% 5.82%
27974 ZUO 857 1.17% 6.77% 90.67% (S) 1.28% (S)
28465 ZACHARIAH 838 22.91% 3.22% 69.21% 0.60% 2.74% 1.31%
29334 ZHAI 806 1.49% (S) 96.77% 0.00% 1.24% (S)
35671 ZUBAIR 630 5.56% 6.67% 79.68% (S) 5.40% (S)
36695 ZAVERI 609 2.46% (S) 93.76% (S) 2.63% 0.82%
42378 ZAHEER 512 8.40% 2.34% 82.23% 0.00% 5.47% 1.56%
46404 ZAW 459 3.05% (S) 95.21% 0.00% 1.09% (S)
46487 ZONG 458 17.25% 1.75% 79.48% (S) 1.31% (S)
58337 ZUBERI 348 12.07% 8.33% 74.14% 0.00% 4.02% 1.44%
59742 ZIN 338 25.15% 1.48% 71.30% (S) (S) 1.78%
70833 ZU 276 5.07% (S) 91.30% 0.00% (S) 1.81%
71886 ZABLAN 271 9.23% (S) 60.89% (S) 19.19% 9.59%
74608 ZHI 259 1.93% 0.00% 96.91% 0.00% (S) (S)
80131 ZEB 237 19.83% (S) 67.51% (S) 5.06% 5.06%
81181 ZULFIQAR 233 3.00% 0.00% 93.99% 0.00% (S) (S)
84463 ZI 222 15.77% (S) 80.18% 0.00% (S) (S)
85659 ZALA 218 26.15% (S) 62.84% (S) 0.00% 9.63%
88020 ZHA 211 3.79% (S) 94.79% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
90113 ZAKIR 205 11.71% 4.39% 72.20% (S) 8.78% (S)
91221 ZING 202 20.30% 2.48% 67.33% (S) (S) 8.91%
92358 ZOLETA 199 (S) (S) 79.90% 0.00% 0.00% 18.59%
98982 ZEHRA 183 6.56% (S) 87.98% (S) 2.73% (S)
108734 ZAHOOR 163 3.68% (S) 95.09% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
113791 ZEESHAN 154 (S) 0.00% 92.21% 0.00% 4.55% (S)
134712 ZAIDE 125 12.80% (S) 79.20% 0.00% (S) 5.60%
141140 ZUTSHI 118 5.93% 0.00% 93.22% 0.00% (S) (S)
142108 ZUKERAN 117 (S) 0.00% 90.60% 0.00% 5.13% (S)
143149 ZIAUDDIN 116 7.76% (S) 88.79% (S) (S) 0.00%

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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American Indian and Alaskan Native

The links below will let you research American Indian and Alaskan Native last names starting with each letter of the alphabet.

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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