477 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with A

In this section of the site we have data on the most common Black last names beginning with A in the United States. These names are taken directly from the most recent census data.

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with A in America is Alston, with a total count of 30,693 people who have the surname. The surname Alston occurs roughly 10 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with A 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 "Black".

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
1148 ALSTON 30,693 13.76% 79.83% 0.22% 0.40% 3.28% 2.51%
3682 ARTIS 9,656 12.93% 79.33% 0.54% 0.52% 3.48% 3.20%
3734 ANTOINE 9,493 14.58% 76.89% 0.64% 2.25% 3.05% 2.58%
4480 ARMSTEAD 7,919 16.57% 76.18% 0.43% 0.19% 4.42% 2.21%
4550 AUGUSTIN 7,788 22.61% 66.85% 2.43% 0.22% 2.32% 5.57%
4738 ABDI 7,484 5.09% 89.70% 2.00% 0.09% 2.65% 0.47%
4990 ARCHIE 7,035 17.90% 74.54% 0.41% 1.86% 3.31% 1.98%
5070 ALEXIS 6,915 13.55% 75.72% 0.97% 1.10% 3.08% 5.58%
7155 ALEXANDRE 4,675 23.53% 66.74% 0.66% 0.17% 2.18% 6.72%
7950 ALLEYNE 4,163 2.88% 85.97% 0.53% 0.31% 3.46% 6.85%
8323 AUGUSTE 3,981 9.09% 82.92% 0.78% 0.20% 2.81% 4.19%
10697 AUGUSTUS 2,988 30.99% 61.81% 1.31% 0.40% 2.21% 3.28%
11343 ASBERRY 2,781 34.81% 60.23% 0.25% 0.18% 2.41% 2.12%
13091 ABDULLAHI 2,343 1.54% 95.43% 0.51% 0.00% 2.05% 0.47%
14913 ABEBE 1,985 1.66% 95.57% (S) (S) 1.81% 0.50%
17239 APPIAH 1,643 2.56% 92.88% 1.89% (S) 1.83% (S)
17300 ARLINE 1,636 24.08% 66.81% (S) (S) 5.13% 3.24%
17502 AJAYI 1,610 1.99% 94.97% (S) (S) 1.55% 1.18%
17605 ASANTE 1,596 1.75% 94.86% (S) (S) 1.75% 1.32%
18918 ASARE 1,443 2.15% 94.94% 0.69% (S) 1.66% (S)
20216 ALPHONSE 1,318 22.23% 69.42% 3.57% 0.53% 2.12% 2.12%
20617 ADDO 1,285 3.04% 92.84% (S) (S) 2.10% 1.48%
21184 ANTWINE 1,239 28.81% 65.46% (S) (S) 3.15% 1.37%
21204 ADJEI 1,238 0.81% 96.20% (S) (S) 1.86% 0.57%
22573 ABRON 1,138 10.63% 79.53% 3.43% (S) (S) 3.08%
23135 AMBROISE 1,103 3.90% 89.57% (S) (S) 2.72% 2.90%
23185 ALEMU 1,100 1.73% 94.45% (S) (S) 2.18% 1.09%
23222 ANCRUM 1,098 2.28% 94.26% (S) (S) 1.28% 1.82%
23472 ASSEFA 1,083 1.20% 96.40% 0.55% (S) 1.57% (S)
23500 ADDERLEY 1,081 18.69% 74.19% (S) (S) 3.05% 3.79%
23881 ALTIDOR 1,057 (S) 96.78% (S) 0.00% 1.51% 1.14%
23899 ANYANWU 1,056 1.14% 97.06% (S) 0.00% 1.33% (S)
24090 ACHEAMPONG 1,045 0.86% 97.70% (S) (S) 0.67% 0.48%
24466 AGYEMANG 1,023 0.78% 97.46% (S) (S) 0.59% 1.08%
24702 AUZENNE 1,010 22.77% 65.25% (S) (S) 5.54% 5.25%
25701 ANTWI 959 1.04% 97.29% 0.00% 0.00% 0.83% 0.83%
25793 AMAKER 955 16.54% 74.87% 2.30% 1.05% 2.83% 2.41%
26471 ABRAHA 922 1.30% 96.53% (S) (S) 0.98% 0.76%
26471 ADGER 922 9.87% 83.19% 0.65% 0.00% 3.80% 2.49%
26471 ASAMOAH 922 0.87% 96.31% (S) (S) 1.08% 0.87%
26695 ADEYEMI 912 0.99% 96.05% (S) (S) 1.32% 0.99%
27164 ADEBAYO 891 1.68% 96.07% (S) 0.00% 1.68% (S)
27354 ASFAW 883 1.13% 95.36% (S) (S) 2.04% 0.79%
28829 AYELE 825 1.45% 94.79% 0.61% 0.00% 1.58% 1.58%
28940 ADU 821 1.34% 94.28% (S) (S) 2.31% 0.97%
29171 ABDIRAHMAN 812 0.62% 97.17% 0.86% (S) 1.23% (S)
29947 ALEMAYEHU 784 1.02% 95.41% (S) (S) 2.17% 0.64%
30076 AMOAH 780 0.90% 95.77% (S) (S) 2.05% 0.77%
30165 ANSAH 777 1.93% 94.98% (S) (S) 1.54% 1.16%
30165 ABUKAR 777 2.96% 94.98% (S) 0.00% 1.67% (S)
30538 ABDULKADIR 764 5.37% 89.27% 2.62% (S) 2.09% (S)
30570 AMPONSAH 763 1.31% 96.99% (S) (S) 0.92% 0.66%
31033 ALLAH 748 3.21% 83.29% (S) (S) 3.07% 7.49%
31251 ALABI 742 2.29% 92.86% (S) (S) 1.08% 3.37%
31554 AIME 733 30.56% 62.35% (S) (S) 2.18% 4.50%
31587 AKPAN 732 3.42% 90.16% 0.68% 0.00% 5.05% 0.68%
31724 AMADI 728 5.08% 89.56% 0.96% 0.00% 1.51% 2.88%
31790 ARVIE 726 (S) 98.07% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
31994 ACOFF 721 2.64% 92.79% (S) (S) 2.08% 2.08%
32710 AMISON 702 31.05% 64.81% (S) (S) 2.14% 1.42%
32960 ABDULLE 695 1.15% 96.55% (S) (S) 1.29% (S)
33036 ABU 693 11.40% 72.01% 13.71% 0.00% 1.30% 1.59%
33280 ARMWOOD 687 3.78% 90.98% (S) (S) 3.35% 1.16%
33695 AGYEMAN 676 1.18% 95.71% (S) (S) 1.63% 1.18%
33894 ADEM 671 11.18% 83.90% 2.09% 0.00% 1.49% 1.34%
34707 ALCINDOR 651 1.54% 90.94% (S) (S) 2.15% 5.07%
34801 ADRIEN 649 18.80% 75.35% (S) (S) 1.69% 4.01%
35993 ADDERLY 623 10.59% 84.27% 0.80% 0.00% 2.41% 1.93%
36048 ALAMIN 622 9.32% 66.72% 9.32% (S) 8.52% (S)
36838 AMOAKO 606 1.32% 96.70% (S) 0.00% 1.32% (S)
37442 ABDURRAHMAN 595 5.55% 81.01% 5.55% (S) 4.03% (S)
37492 ABUBAKAR 594 4.55% 80.30% 12.63% (S) 2.19% (S)
37544 ASIEDU 593 (S) 97.30% 0.00% 0.00% 1.35% (S)
37792 AFOLABI 588 (S) 97.62% (S) 0.00% 1.36% (S)
39212 ALCIDE 561 8.38% 85.38% (S) (S) 2.50% 3.39%
40082 AZOR 547 4.20% 77.51% 1.28% 0.00% 1.10% 15.90%
40082 ADOLPHE 547 7.86% 85.74% 0.00% 0.00% 3.84% 2.56%
40313 AMIE 543 26.52% 68.32% 0.00% 0.00% 1.47% 3.68%
41426 ANGLADE 525 9.52% 76.57% (S) (S) 1.33% 12.19%
41657 AKANDE 522 1.15% 93.87% (S) (S) 2.49% 2.11%
42094 ADENIYI 516 (S) 97.48% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.97%
42579 ARISTIDE 509 9.04% 85.66% 0.00% 0.00% 2.16% 3.14%
43006 ACQUAH 503 0.99% 93.44% (S) (S) 1.79% 3.38%
43285 AVERHART 499 13.03% 83.97% 0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 1.80%
43511 ABERA 496 2.82% 93.55% 1.21% (S) 1.81% (S)
44270 AMARE 486 4.73% 90.74% (S) (S) 1.03% 2.67%
44576 ALRIDGE 482 15.98% 78.84% 0.00% 0.00% 3.94% 1.24%
44872 AYENI 478 1.88% 95.61% 0.00% (S) 1.05% (S)
45026 ABOAGYE 476 1.68% 95.59% (S) 0.00% 2.10% (S)
45189 ANCAR 474 21.31% 64.14% (S) 6.12% 5.06% (S)
45412 ADEYEMO 471 1.27% 95.12% (S) (S) 1.70% 1.27%
45653 APOLLON 468 5.56% 92.52% (S) 0.00% 1.28% (S)
45959 AGU 464 5.39% 80.17% (S) (S) 3.45% 7.76%
46568 AUSBY 457 1.53% 92.34% (S) (S) 4.60% 1.09%
47356 AFRIYIE 448 1.34% 96.65% (S) 0.00% 1.56% (S)
47614 AGYEI 445 (S) 96.63% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
47706 ADELEKE 444 (S) 97.07% 0.00% 0.00% 2.25% (S)
47706 ABDULAHI 444 2.03% 94.37% (S) (S) 2.03% (S)
48800 ABAY 432 10.19% 67.59% 10.65% (S) (S) 11.34%
48901 ABDULMALIK 431 15.78% 69.84% 4.41% (S) (S) 6.96%
49824 ADOLPHUS 421 9.26% 74.11% (S) (S) 3.09% 11.64%
50564 AKINOLA 413 (S) 97.82% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
50659 ADEDEJI 412 (S) 96.12% (S) 0.00% 1.70% 1.70%
50659 ANKRAH 412 1.94% 93.20% (S) (S) 2.43% 1.46%
52267 AKINYEMI 397 1.76% 95.97% (S) 0.00% 1.26% (S)
52383 ALCE 396 1.26% 88.64% 2.27% (S) (S) 6.82%
52482 AMANKWAH 395 (S) 95.95% (S) (S) 1.77% 0.00%
52736 ABDIKADIR 393 (S) 94.40% (S) 0.00% 3.56% 1.27%
52970 ALCIME 391 (S) 95.65% (S) (S) 2.05% (S)
53072 ADEOYE 390 1.28% 96.41% (S) 0.00% 1.28% (S)
53538 ADENIJI 386 1.30% 97.67% (S) (S) (S) 0.00%
53538 ADONIS 386 12.95% 63.47% 12.18% 0.00% 2.07% 9.33%
53538 AUDAIN 386 6.48% 86.01% 0.00% 0.00% 3.63% 3.89%
53802 AYALEW 384 1.56% 96.09% (S) 0.00% (S) 1.56%
54055 AIDOO 382 1.83% 91.88% (S) (S) 2.88% 3.14%
54178 AYODELE 381 1.57% 96.59% (S) (S) (S) 0.00%
54296 AMBUSH 380 9.47% 80.00% (S) (S) 7.89% 1.32%
54530 ALMONOR 378 (S) 95.77% (S) 0.00% 1.32% 2.65%
54752 AUTMAN 376 6.65% 87.77% (S) (S) 3.72% 1.33%
55619 ADESINA 369 (S) 98.37% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
56444 AYTCH 362 (S) 90.33% (S) 0.00% 8.01% (S)
56836 ADEKUNLE 359 1.39% 96.38% (S) 0.00% 1.67% (S)
57101 ARMELIN 357 16.81% 78.71% (S) 0.00% 3.64% (S)
57234 AGYAPONG 356 1.40% 96.63% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
57516 AMBEAU 354 32.20% 62.15% (S) 0.00% 3.95% (S)
57914 AURELIEN 351 2.28% 92.88% (S) (S) 1.99% 2.56%
58876 ANTENOR 344 2.03% 83.72% 9.30% 0.00% 2.33% 2.62%
59017 ALEM 343 21.87% 66.18% 3.21% 0.00% 3.21% 5.54%
59171 ARCHANGEL 342 14.33% 68.13% 6.73% 0.00% 4.97% 5.85%
59742 ABDU 338 22.49% 63.91% 2.37% 0.00% 2.96% 8.28%
60347 AGYEKUM 334 1.50% 96.11% 0.00% 0.00% 2.40% 0.00%
60505 ALAO 333 3.30% 68.47% 8.71% 0.00% 5.41% 14.11%
60505 ADESANYA 333 (S) 97.00% (S) 0.00% (S) 1.80%
60790 ARMAH 331 (S) 99.09% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
60790 ADELEYE 331 1.51% 97.58% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
61436 AWUAH 327 2.45% 97.25% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
61585 APPOLON 326 1.84% 95.09% (S) 0.00% 2.15% (S)
61745 AKA 325 8.00% 65.23% 16.00% (S) 5.85% (S)
61899 ABDUSSALAAM 324 (S) 89.81% (S) 1.85% 2.78% 3.40%
61899 ADDAI 324 (S) 94.75% (S) 0.00% 3.40% (S)
62714 AKOTO 319 (S) 95.92% 0.00% 0.00% 2.51% (S)
62903 ANDOH 318 1.89% 92.45% 1.57% (S) 3.14% (S)
63218 AMILCAR 316 1.58% 77.85% (S) (S) 4.43% 15.19%
64388 ABELLARD 309 3.24% 89.97% (S) (S) 3.24% 2.91%
64388 AJALA 309 2.59% 78.32% (S) 0.00% (S) 17.80%
64388 ALBERTIE 309 18.45% 75.40% 0.00% 0.00% 3.88% 2.27%
65424 ALLICOCK 303 7.92% 74.59% 4.29% (S) 9.57% (S)
65593 ADEKOYA 302 (S) 96.03% 0.00% 0.00% 2.65% (S)
65964 ADEWALE 300 3.00% 93.33% (S) (S) (S) (S)
66164 AGURS 299 (S) 97.32% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
66164 AGBOOLA 299 (S) 97.66% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
66164 ADENIRAN 299 3.34% 95.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
66754 ALTENOR 296 6.08% 82.77% (S) (S) 2.36% 8.11%
66931 ALLOTEY 295 (S) 96.95% 0.00% 0.00% 1.69% (S)
67747 ANIMASHAUN 291 (S) 95.53% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 2.06%
67943 ALCIUS 290 (S) 95.52% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 2.41%
67943 AMPOFO 290 (S) 97.24% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
69170 AGENOR 284 (S) 94.37% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.17%
69996 ABDULHAQQ 280 7.14% 79.29% 2.14% 0.00% 9.29% 2.14%
69996 ADEBIYI 280 2.50% 95.36% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
69996 ARYEE 280 2.50% 92.50% (S) (S) 2.50% 1.79%
70208 ADSIDE 279 2.87% 92.11% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.94%
70208 ABDURAHMAN 279 2.51% 86.02% 3.23% (S) 7.17% (S)
70403 ADDAE 278 (S) 94.96% (S) 0.00% 1.80% 1.80%
71265 AMANUEL 274 9.12% 82.48% (S) (S) 5.47% 2.19%
71265 ABDURRAHIM 274 2.92% 86.86% 4.01% (S) 3.28% (S)
72105 ALADIN 270 7.78% 62.22% 18.15% (S) (S) 7.04%
72771 ABASS 267 26.97% 61.42% 5.99% 0.00% 3.75% 1.87%
73666 ADUSEI 263 (S) 96.58% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
73911 ADIGUN 262 (S) 93.89% (S) 0.00% 3.05% 1.91%
74608 ARISTILDE 259 (S) 94.98% 0.00% 0.00% 4.25% (S)
74608 ALADE 259 (S) 95.75% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
75069 AKINES 257 31.91% 64.98% (S) 0.00% 1.95% (S)
75317 ALUKO 256 (S) 94.14% (S) (S) 2.34% (S)
75564 AFFLICK 255 14.12% 81.57% (S) (S) (S) 1.96%
76275 AGBO 252 (S) 90.87% 4.37% 0.00% 3.17% (S)
76275 AUBOURG 252 4.37% 92.06% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
76768 ABSHIR 250 2.00% 95.60% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
77264 ASRAT 248 2.42% 93.15% (S) 0.00% 3.63% (S)
78040 AGGREY 245 (S) 95.51% (S) 0.00% 2.04% 0.00%
78316 AKINDELE 244 (S) 97.13% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
79598 ADEPOJU 239 0.00% 98.74% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
79598 ADUGYAMFI 239 (S) 96.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
79846 AKLILU 238 (S) 96.22% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
79846 ASEFA 238 (S) 97.06% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
80131 ADEGOKE 237 (S) 96.62% 0.00% 0.00% 2.95% (S)
80678 AFEWORK 235 2.98% 91.49% 0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 2.13%
80678 ACQUAYE 235 (S) 97.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
80678 ANSONG 235 2.55% 96.17% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
80926 AUGUSTAVE 234 (S) 95.30% 0.00% (S) 2.14% (S)
81181 AQUIL 233 8.15% 71.24% 8.58% (S) (S) 8.15%
81181 ALMORE 233 5.15% 86.70% 0.00% 0.00% 2.15% 6.01%
81458 ABERRA 232 (S) 94.40% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 2.16%
82044 ANFIELD 230 23.91% 66.96% 2.17% 0.00% 3.48% 3.48%
82044 AYOOLA 230 (S) 95.65% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
82317 ANTRUM 229 11.35% 77.29% 0.00% 0.00% 6.11% 5.24%
82317 ADAMU 229 3.49% 90.83% (S) 0.00% 3.06% (S)
82613 ADEYEYE 228 0.00% 99.56% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
82613 ARISTIL 228 3.07% 94.74% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
82908 ASEMOTA 227 (S) 93.39% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.85%
82908 ADETUNJI 227 (S) 98.68% 0.00% (S) 0.00% 0.00%
83834 AMAZAN 224 (S) 82.14% 2.68% (S) 5.80% 7.59%
83834 ABBAN 224 27.68% 69.64% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
83834 AUSBERRY 224 2.68% 91.96% (S) 0.00% 3.57% (S)
84136 ARMANT 223 16.59% 79.37% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
84136 AUGILLARD 223 (S) 94.62% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.59%
84136 AMAECHI 223 3.59% 92.83% 0.00% (S) 3.14% (S)
85049 ABABIO 220 (S) 95.45% 0.00% 0.00% 2.27% (S)
85049 AWOSIKA 220 (S) 96.36% 0.00% 0.00% 2.27% (S)
85659 AMPEY 218 17.43% 66.06% (S) (S) 8.72% 5.96%
85659 ADOMAKO 218 (S) 96.79% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
86314 ANANE 216 6.02% 91.67% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
86645 ARDS 215 (S) 93.02% (S) 0.00% 3.72% (S)
86645 AJIBOYE 215 (S) 96.28% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
86645 ALERTE 215 (S) 87.44% (S) 0.00% 3.72% 7.91%
86645 ANGRAND 215 (S) 94.88% 0.00% (S) 2.33% (S)
86981 ADEWOLE 214 (S) 97.66% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
86981 ABSON 214 33.18% 63.08% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
86981 ARMSTER 214 7.94% 83.64% (S) 0.00% 6.07% (S)
87663 AMISIAL 212 0.00% 96.70% (S) 0.00% 2.36% (S)
88336 ANIM 210 (S) 96.19% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
88336 ADEWUNMI 210 2.38% 90.95% (S) 0.00% 3.81% (S)
88336 ADEWUMI 210 (S) 98.10% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
88336 AKINSANYA 210 (S) 93.81% (S) (S) (S) (S)
88336 ASFAHA 210 (S) 96.19% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
88685 ABERDEEN 209 22.49% 67.94% (S) (S) 3.83% 5.26%
89403 ADEDOKUN 207 (S) 99.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
89403 AFFUL 207 3.38% 95.65% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
89753 ABELARD 206 3.88% 91.26% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.43%
89753 ADANE 206 5.34% 70.87% (S) (S) (S) 20.39%
89753 ABIODUN 206 6.31% 88.35% (S) 0.00% 2.91% (S)
90113 AMISSAH 205 (S) 93.66% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
90495 ACKAH 204 2.94% 94.61% 0.00% 0.00% 2.45% 0.00%
90495 AWALE 204 9.31% 72.06% 12.75% 0.00% 2.94% 2.94%
90495 ASIAMAH 204 (S) 96.57% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
91625 ARKANSAS 201 6.47% 75.12% (S) 11.94% (S) 4.98%
91625 ABDULAI 201 20.90% 74.13% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.99%
91625 AGWU 201 (S) 95.02% 0.00% 0.00% 2.99% (S)
93125 AVINGTON 197 24.37% 64.97% (S) (S) 6.60% 3.55%
93125 AJAO 197 (S) 91.37% (S) 0.00% 5.08% (S)
93921 ANENE 195 6.15% 89.23% (S) 0.00% 2.56% (S)
94311 ALCIN 194 4.64% 83.51% (S) (S) 6.70% 4.12%
94311 AJIBOLA 194 (S) 98.97% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
94730 ASHMON 193 15.54% 80.83% (S) 0.00% 3.11% (S)
94730 AKAKPO 193 (S) 93.78% (S) 0.00% 2.59% (S)
94730 AKINWANDE 193 0.00% 98.96% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
95115 ADEBANJO 192 (S) 96.88% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
95545 ATCHERSON 191 28.80% 67.02% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
95955 ANOSIKE 190 (S) 96.32% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
96799 ANNOR 188 (S) 94.15% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
96799 ASHMEADE 188 2.66% 82.98% (S) (S) 10.64% 3.19%
96799 AURELUS 188 (S) 95.21% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.19%
97210 AGBOR 187 3.74% 90.37% (S) 0.00% 4.81% (S)
97671 ANOKYE 186 2.69% 97.31% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
98099 ALABRE 185 (S) 90.81% 0.00% 0.00% 5.41% (S)
98099 ADEYINKA 185 0.00% 98.38% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
98553 AMPADU 184 (S) 94.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.26%
98553 ABDULHAKIM 184 (S) 82.07% (S) 0.00% 7.07% 8.15%
98553 ADGERSON 184 (S) 94.57% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
99378 ADEBOWALE 182 (S) 96.70% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
99378 ADISA 182 3.30% 89.56% (S) 3.30% (S) (S)
99378 ACKEY 182 15.93% 83.52% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
99845 AJIBADE 181 (S) 98.34% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
99845 ALTINE 181 25.41% 71.82% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
101247 AMADOU 178 3.93% 90.45% 0.00% (S) (S) 2.81%
101247 AMOO 178 (S) 94.38% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
102197 ACCIUS 176 0.00% 89.77% 2.84% (S) (S) 5.68%
102197 ARGAW 176 (S) 95.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
102688 ALOZIE 175 (S) 94.86% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
102688 ANING 175 24.00% 64.00% 8.00% (S) (S) 3.43%
103181 AKINTUNDE 174 0.00% 98.28% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
103655 AKOL 173 8.09% 77.46% 10.40% (S) (S) 3.47%
104156 ABROM 172 12.79% 83.72% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
104156 AREMU 172 3.49% 92.44% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
104602 AWKWARD 171 6.43% 88.30% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.51%
104602 ADENUGA 171 (S) 98.25% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
105079 AMBAYE 170 (S) 97.06% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
105600 ATEM 169 4.14% 91.12% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
105600 ADEDIRAN 169 (S) 96.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
105600 ADMASSU 169 (S) 98.22% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
105600 ADMASU 169 (S) 97.04% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
106096 AYANA 168 2.98% 79.17% 7.74% (S) (S) 9.52%
106096 ARTISON 168 (S) 95.83% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
106570 ADEOLA 167 (S) 97.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
107134 ATTAH 166 (S) 92.77% (S) 0.00% 4.22% 0.00%
107669 AKANBI 165 (S) 96.97% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
108199 AGYARE 164 (S) 91.46% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 4.88%
108199 AUGUILLARD 164 (S) 90.24% 0.00% 0.00% 5.49% (S)
108734 ABIOLA 163 3.68% 95.71% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
108734 ANTIONE 163 7.98% 82.82% (S) 3.07% 3.07% (S)
109258 AGNANT 162 (S) 91.36% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
109758 AYINDE 161 4.97% 91.93% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
109758 ADOM 161 4.97% 85.71% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.07%
110286 ARHIN 160 4.38% 90.63% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.13%
110825 ARINZE 159 (S) 93.71% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
111426 AGYEPONG 158 3.16% 92.41% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
111426 AKERELE 158 3.80% 94.30% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
111988 ADEGBITE 157 (S) 97.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
112568 AMOUZOU 156 (S) 94.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
112568 ALTEMA 156 (S) 95.51% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
113155 AJAVON 155 (S) 96.77% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
113155 ADEMOLA 155 (S) 96.13% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
113155 ANEKE 155 (S) 99.35% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
113155 AMBE 155 8.39% 63.23% 25.16% (S) (S) (S)
113791 ANGRY 154 7.79% 85.71% 0.00% (S) 3.90% (S)
113791 AGUNBIADE 154 (S) 95.45% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
113791 AWEIS 154 3.90% 92.21% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
113791 ARAIA 154 (S) 92.86% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
114424 ASGEDOM 153 (S) 94.77% (S) (S) (S) (S)
114424 AZUBUIKE 153 (S) 96.73% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
114424 AJANAKU 153 (S) 96.08% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
115034 ABDILLAHI 152 (S) 98.68% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
115034 ABDILLE 152 0.00% 99.34% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
115639 ARBERRY 151 5.30% 82.12% (S) (S) 5.30% 5.30%
115639 ACCIME 151 (S) 95.36% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
116201 ANGTON 150 (S) 95.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
116201 ABDULRAHEEM 150 18.00% 64.67% 6.00% 0.00% 7.33% 4.00%
116829 AKINLEYE 149 (S) 97.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
117480 ADERIBIGBE 148 0.00% 97.97% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
117480 ABBINGTON 148 6.08% 72.97% (S) (S) 12.84% 4.05%
117480 ABEGAZ 148 0.00% 98.65% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
117480 AKUFFO 148 (S) 95.95% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
117480 ARDISTER 148 (S) 97.30% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
117480 ARTWELL 148 16.89% 79.73% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
118185 ASHENAFI 147 0.00% 95.92% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
118185 AUSBORNE 147 21.77% 71.43% (S) 0.00% 3.40% (S)
118185 AMOBI 147 (S) 97.96% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
118853 ADEDOYIN 146 (S) 96.58% 0.00% (S) 0.00% 0.00%
118853 AKINWALE 146 (S) 97.95% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
118853 AJOSE 146 (S) 90.41% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.42%
119508 AUPONT 145 (S) 88.28% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.59%
119508 AFRAH 145 22.76% 73.79% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
120901 ALLIANCE 143 11.19% 85.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
121590 AMBERSLEY 142 12.68% 83.80% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.52%
121590 ANILUS 142 (S) 94.37% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.52%
121590 AKINPELU 142 0.00% 97.89% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
121590 AJAK 142 7.75% 90.14% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
122314 AUDATE 141 (S) 97.16% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
122314 ASHU 141 3.55% 90.07% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
122314 ADELAKUN 141 (S) 94.33% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 3.55%
122314 ADADE 141 (S) 94.33% 0.00% 0.00% 4.26% (S)
122314 AMOH 141 (S) 93.62% 4.26% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
123064 ANKUM 140 (S) 90.71% (S) 0.00% 4.29% 3.57%
123796 AFOLAYAN 139 3.60% 94.24% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
123796 AMEYAW 139 (S) 97.12% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
124548 AFARI 138 25.36% 68.84% (S) 0.00% 3.62% (S)
124548 ACHU 138 (S) 89.13% 4.35% 0.00% (S) (S)
124548 AGGISON 138 (S) 94.93% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
125282 AWKARD 137 (S) 91.97% 0.00% 0.00% 6.57% (S)
125282 AKANNI 137 3.65% 91.97% (S) 0.00% 3.65% (S)
125282 ACOLATSE 137 (S) 91.97% (S) 0.00% 3.65% (S)
125282 ADEBISI 137 (S) 93.43% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
125282 ALOUIDOR 137 (S) 97.08% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
126018 AMPONG 136 3.68% 63.24% 22.79% 0.00% 5.88% 4.41%
126018 AMOATENG 136 3.68% 91.91% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
126018 ALPOUGH 136 10.29% 76.47% (S) (S) 8.09% 3.68%
126018 AKINYELE 136 (S) 95.59% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 3.68%
126018 AGBAJE 136 (S) 98.53% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
126018 AUSLER 136 3.68% 88.24% (S) 0.00% 5.88% (S)
126765 ARKADIE 135 5.19% 80.74% (S) (S) 4.44% 8.15%
126765 AYUK 135 (S) 98.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
126765 AWIL 135 9.63% 85.19% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
127494 ANGERVIL 134 0.00% 92.54% (S) 0.00% 3.73% (S)
127494 ABDOULAYE 134 5.22% 90.30% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
127494 AUSBIE 134 4.48% 82.09% (S) (S) 6.72% 5.97%
127494 AVIE 134 6.72% 86.57% (S) 0.00% 4.48% (S)
128249 ARDLEY 133 18.05% 76.69% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
128249 ARIYO 133 (S) 96.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
128249 AZARD 133 (S) 93.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
128249 ADEOSUN 133 (S) 96.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
128249 AMOUS 133 21.05% 67.67% (S) (S) 6.02% 4.51%
129047 ANJORIN 132 (S) 93.94% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
130610 ADHANOM 130 (S) 95.38% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
131379 ASHONG 129 0.00% 98.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
131379 ADELAJA 129 0.00% 98.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
131379 ANOZIE 129 (S) 93.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
132206 ACHEBE 128 (S) 96.88% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
132206 ACHOLONU 128 0.00% 96.09% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
132206 ATTIPOE 128 (S) 93.75% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
133048 AJOKU 127 (S) 96.85% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
133048 AKOI 127 (S) 70.08% 18.11% 0.00% 6.30% (S)
133048 ALUQDAH 127 (S) 84.25% (S) 0.00% 10.24% (S)
133863 ALSBERRY 126 5.56% 80.95% 0.00% 0.00% 13.49% 0.00%
133863 ALERT 126 15.08% 80.16% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
134712 AREGA 125 (S) 86.40% (S) (S) (S) 8.00%
134712 AKINSOLA 125 (S) 98.40% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
134712 ADEJUMO 125 (S) 96.80% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
134712 ACHANE 125 (S) 95.20% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
134712 ANEKWE 125 (S) 97.60% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
134712 AMPY 125 0.00% 98.40% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 ANTENEH 124 0.00% 93.55% (S) (S) 4.03% (S)
135593 ABIMBOLA 124 (S) 97.58% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
135593 ASRES 124 (S) 99.19% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
135593 ARTY 124 27.42% 67.74% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
136449 ABAYOMI 123 (S) 95.93% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
137327 ABIOYE 122 (S) 96.72% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
138304 ASMELASH 121 (S) 98.35% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
138304 AMBUS 121 29.75% 67.77% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
139228 ANKOMAH 120 0.00% 98.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
139228 ADEYANJU 120 (S) 96.67% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
139228 ASMEROM 120 0.00% 98.33% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
140157 ASHANTI 119 (S) 87.39% 0.00% (S) (S) 8.40%
140157 ALCENAT 119 (S) 93.28% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
140157 AMARTEY 119 0.00% 97.48% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
141140 AIMABLE 118 (S) 89.83% (S) 0.00% 5.08% 4.24%
141140 ALCEUS 118 0.00% 94.92% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
141140 AZEMAR 118 21.19% 67.80% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.47%
142108 APPIAHKUBI 117 (S) 96.58% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
142108 ATTOH 117 5.13% 92.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
142108 AKINGBADE 117 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
142108 AMPOMAH 117 (S) 92.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
143149 ABDULSALAAM 116 (S) 89.66% 0.00% 0.00% 5.17% (S)
143149 ARCHIELD 116 (S) 93.97% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
144141 ASONYE 115 (S) 95.65% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
144141 ADERA 115 (S) 93.91% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
144141 ADELEKAN 115 (S) 96.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
144141 AMAH 115 0.00% 98.26% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
145220 ALVERANGA 114 (S) 64.04% (S) 0.00% 7.89% 24.56%
145220 ARCHIBONG 114 (S) 91.23% 5.26% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
146201 ABSOLU 113 (S) 96.46% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
147253 ADEWUSI 112 (S) 91.96% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
147253 ADETULA 112 (S) 94.64% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
147253 ABDELGADIR 112 11.61% 83.04% 0.00% 0.00% 5.36% 0.00%
147253 ASSE 112 12.50% 73.21% (S) 0.00% (S) 9.82%
147253 ASUQUO 112 6.25% 91.07% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
147253 ASKIA 112 (S) 86.61% 0.00% (S) 4.46% 5.36%
148347 AUDIGE 111 (S) 91.89% (S) 0.00% 4.50% 0.00%
148347 AYODEJI 111 (S) 97.30% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
148347 AZU 111 (S) 89.19% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.50%
148347 AKINDE 111 4.50% 88.29% (S) 0.00% 4.50% (S)
148347 ABRHA 111 (S) 97.30% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
148347 ADESHINA 111 (S) 93.69% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
148347 ABDULHAKEEM 111 10.81% 81.98% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
149395 AMADU 110 4.55% 90.91% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
149395 ABDUSSABUR 110 (S) 90.91% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
149395 ALAKA 110 10.91% 79.09% (S) 0.00% 8.18% (S)
149395 AUGURSON 110 (S) 92.73% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
149395 APPLEWHAITE 110 4.55% 81.82% (S) 0.00% 9.09% (S)
150452 ARCHIBLE 109 19.27% 74.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 AYORINDE 109 (S) 91.74% 0.00% 0.00% 4.59% (S)
150452 AUSTRIE 109 0.00% 94.50% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
150452 AULS 109 7.34% 87.16% (S) (S) (S) (S)
151532 ARISTE 108 (S) 67.59% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 28.70%
152628 ALBRITTEN 107 25.23% 70.09% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
152628 AKINTOLA 107 (S) 96.26% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
152628 ADEGBOYEGA 107 0.00% 98.13% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
152628 ADEBOYE 107 (S) 98.13% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 ANGRUM 106 0.00% 95.28% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 AGUWA 106 (S) 96.23% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 ARYEETEY 106 (S) 95.28% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
153769 ANYIAM 106 (S) 95.28% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 APPARICIO 106 5.66% 66.98% (S) (S) 7.55% 17.92%
154907 ATANDA 105 (S) 85.71% (S) (S) (S) 7.62%
154907 AUDU 105 (S) 95.24% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
154907 ABDELA 105 8.57% 86.67% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
154907 ANCION 105 21.90% 61.90% (S) 0.00% (S) 15.24%
156044 ABAI 104 20.19% 72.12% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 ADMAS 104 32.69% 61.54% (S) 0.00% 4.81% (S)
156044 ABI 104 21.15% 62.50% 10.58% 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 AGORO 104 0.00% 98.08% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 AKRIE 104 (S) 88.46% (S) 0.00% 6.73% (S)
156044 ATHILL 104 (S) 87.50% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 8.65%
157234 AUGBURN 103 27.18% 72.82% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
157234 ADEKOLA 103 (S) 99.03% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
157234 ALSANDOR 103 9.71% 77.67% (S) 0.00% 7.77% (S)
157234 ALIYU 103 (S) 98.06% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
158432 ALLONCE 102 0.00% 95.10% 0.00% 0.00% 4.90% 0.00%
158432 ABDUSSAMAD 102 5.88% 78.43% 8.82% (S) 4.90% (S)
158432 AWONIYI 102 (S) 97.06% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
158432 ARTEMUS 102 5.88% 87.25% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.88%
159712 ANTY 101 (S) 79.21% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 16.83%
159712 ADOFO 101 (S) 92.08% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
159712 ADWAY 101 (S) 86.14% (S) 0.00% 5.94% (S)
159712 ABDILAHI 101 0.00% 97.03% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
160975 ADENEKAN 100 (S) 96.00% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
160975 ABDIKARIM 100 0.00% 96.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
160975 AROP 100 (S) 90.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.00%

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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