176 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with E

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

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with E in America is Epps, with a total count of 20,112 people who have the surname. The surname Epps occurs roughly 6 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with E 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
1784 EPPS 20,112 30.98% 61.87% 0.25% 1.25% 3.12% 2.52%
3777 EDMOND 9,369 20.23% 72.52% 1.34% 0.44% 2.88% 2.59%
4510 ETIENNE 7,867 11.53% 82.20% 0.27% 0.15% 2.57% 3.28%
7870 EUGENE 4,205 8.75% 84.71% 1.26% 0.55% 2.02% 2.71%
9598 EADDY 3,385 22.63% 73.65% (S) (S) 1.71% 1.71%
11081 EMMANUEL 2,864 14.56% 63.41% 11.14% 0.63% 3.74% 6.53%
12174 ELLERBE 2,560 23.05% 70.70% 0.27% 0.51% 2.85% 2.62%
13660 EDOUARD 2,216 1.76% 91.83% (S) (S) 2.17% 3.56%
15449 ENGRAM 1,896 21.26% 71.78% (S) (S) 4.06% 2.37%
16687 ELAMIN 1,716 6.82% 85.26% 0.76% 0.93% 4.02% 2.21%
16944 EAGLIN 1,678 29.62% 64.24% (S) (S) 2.74% 2.68%
17596 EL 1,597 13.15% 60.93% 16.47% 1.19% 5.13% 3.13%
17720 ESTERS 1,582 24.15% 68.02% 0.70% 0.32% 3.92% 2.91%
18166 ERVING 1,532 32.31% 60.64% 0.33% 0.59% 3.59% 2.55%
18431 EBRON 1,502 7.99% 84.75% 2.80% (S) 2.33% (S)
18867 ERBY 1,449 25.47% 69.22% (S) (S) 3.17% 1.59%
20565 ELMI 1,289 12.96% 81.54% (S) (S) 3.10% 1.16%
21895 EXANTUS 1,186 0.93% 95.70% (S) (S) 2.11% 0.76%
22689 EMILE 1,130 7.70% 86.73% (S) (S) 1.95% 2.92%
23576 ECTOR 1,077 18.76% 74.28% (S) (S) 2.60% 3.71%
24685 ESTIME 1,011 1.58% 94.16% (S) (S) 2.18% 1.38%
29403 EKE 804 17.91% 75.37% 3.48% (S) 2.11% (S)
30863 EZE 754 2.12% 95.76% (S) 0.00% 1.46% (S)
33036 ELCOCK 693 30.01% 63.49% (S) (S) 1.44% 4.47%
34272 ELEBY 662 2.11% 90.63% (S) (S) 4.38% 2.11%
35812 ESSIEN 627 2.71% 92.66% (S) (S) 3.19% 1.28%
36477 EUSTACHE 613 7.34% 86.95% 0.00% 0.00% 2.12% 3.59%
38265 ELLERBY 579 30.22% 62.69% (S) (S) 2.76% 3.28%
41426 ELEM 525 24.57% 68.57% (S) (S) 3.81% 1.71%
42455 ECKFORD 511 16.05% 78.67% (S) (S) 3.33% 1.57%
43006 EXUME 503 1.59% 95.03% 0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 1.19%
43285 ELZIE 499 19.04% 75.55% (S) 0.00% 4.41% (S)
44270 ENCALADE 486 24.07% 70.37% (S) (S) 2.67% 2.06%
45959 EUELL 464 24.57% 64.87% (S) (S) 7.76% 1.51%
46037 EDGERSON 463 3.02% 91.36% (S) (S) 3.02% 1.51%
46037 ELYSEE 463 1.51% 90.28% (S) (S) 2.38% 5.18%
46314 EVERSLEY 460 6.09% 76.52% (S) (S) 2.39% 14.57%
50564 EARVIN 413 7.02% 85.96% (S) (S) 4.84% 1.45%
52970 EGAL 391 15.09% 79.28% 1.79% (S) 3.07% (S)
55121 ESPREE 373 6.97% 87.13% (S) (S) 2.14% 3.22%
55255 ELOI 372 13.44% 81.99% 0.00% 0.00% 1.88% 2.69%
56836 ESCOFFERY 359 13.37% 74.37% (S) (S) 7.80% 4.18%
57101 ESPERANCE 357 13.17% 77.59% 2.24% 0.00% 2.80% 4.20%
60045 EBO 336 5.06% 79.46% 6.55% (S) 7.14% (S)
60347 ESAW 334 4.49% 90.72% (S) (S) 2.69% 1.80%
62045 ESHETE 323 2.17% 95.05% (S) 0.00% 2.17% (S)
62045 ESTWICK 323 13.00% 78.95% 0.00% 0.00% 4.02% 4.02%
63373 EKPO 315 1.90% 94.92% (S) 0.00% 1.90% (S)
64200 EZZARD 310 28.06% 67.10% (S) 0.00% 3.55% (S)
65593 EXCELLENT 302 1.66% 91.72% (S) (S) 4.30% 1.99%
66931 EKANEM 295 5.08% 89.15% (S) (S) 3.39% 1.69%
67519 EXAVIER 292 (S) 95.21% (S) 0.00% 1.71% 2.40%
67943 ELIACIN 290 (S) 94.83% (S) 0.00% 2.76% (S)
68345 ECHOLES 288 11.11% 84.38% (S) (S) 2.08% 2.08%
69392 ESHUN 283 (S) 92.93% (S) (S) 2.47% 2.12%
70833 ELLEBY 276 15.22% 74.64% (S) (S) 7.61% 1.81%
71265 ETUK 274 2.55% 91.97% (S) (S) 1.82% 3.28%
72105 ESTIVERNE 270 0.00% 92.96% (S) (S) 3.70% 2.22%
73215 EPHRIAM 265 2.64% 89.81% (S) (S) 2.26% 4.15%
73911 EMILIEN 262 2.29% 92.75% (S) 0.00% 3.44% (S)
75799 ELION 254 27.95% 67.32% 0.00% 0.00% 2.36% 2.36%
75799 ESCARMENT 254 0.00% 94.88% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.72%
77264 ESPRIT 248 4.03% 81.05% 2.82% 0.00% 5.65% 6.45%
78821 ESTIMABLE 242 (S) 97.11% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 2.07%
79598 EDGESTON 239 2.93% 89.54% (S) 0.00% 6.28% (S)
79846 ELERY 238 33.61% 60.50% (S) 0.00% 4.20% (S)
82044 ELIEN 230 4.78% 91.30% (S) 0.00% 3.04% (S)
82317 ESSIX 229 2.18% 92.58% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.06%
82613 ELEAM 228 27.63% 65.79% 0.00% 0.00% 3.51% 3.07%
82613 ELIASSAINT 228 0.00% 89.04% (S) 0.00% (S) 9.21%
85049 EDLOW 220 25.91% 67.73% (S) (S) 3.64% 2.27%
86314 EJIOFOR 216 (S) 98.15% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
86314 EXILUS 216 (S) 95.37% 0.00% 0.00% 3.70% (S)
86981 EVEILLARD 214 (S) 93.46% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 5.14%
88020 EKEH 211 2.84% 92.89% (S) 0.00% 2.37% (S)
89403 EGGINS 207 6.76% 88.41% (S) 0.00% 3.86% (S)
89403 ESHETU 207 (S) 96.14% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
90113 EZEH 205 (S) 97.56% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
90495 EGBE 204 (S) 95.59% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
90853 EYOB 203 (S) 97.54% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
91981 EXIL 200 (S) 90.00% (S) 0.00% 4.50% 3.50%
94311 ELIZEE 194 (S) 86.60% (S) 0.00% 2.58% 8.25%
94730 EASY 193 10.88% 80.83% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.70%
96368 EJIGU 189 (S) 96.30% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
96368 ETTIENNE 189 4.76% 88.36% 0.00% 0.00% 3.70% 3.17%
97671 EMBAYE 186 0.00% 97.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
97671 ENNALS 186 9.68% 86.02% (S) 0.00% 3.76% (S)
97671 ETIM 186 0.00% 96.24% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
99378 ERKINS 182 4.95% 84.07% 3.30% 0.00% 3.85% 3.85%
99378 ESTRICH 182 24.73% 69.78% (S) 0.00% 3.30% (S)
99378 EXPOSE 182 (S) 92.86% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.30%
99845 EKONG 181 (S) 85.08% 4.97% (S) 3.87% 3.87%
101247 ELHAG 178 30.90% 61.24% (S) (S) 2.81% 2.81%
102688 ELLZY 175 22.29% 67.43% 0.00% (S) 8.57% (S)
104156 ESTIFANOS 172 0.00% 97.67% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
104602 EJIOGU 171 (S) 98.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
106570 ETHERLY 167 7.78% 82.63% (S) (S) 5.39% 2.99%
107134 EGGERSON 166 (S) 92.77% (S) (S) (S) (S)
107669 ELTAYEB 165 17.58% 73.94% (S) 3.64% (S) (S)
109258 ENDALE 162 (S) 96.30% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
109758 EPPENGER 161 11.18% 84.47% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
112568 ELVINE 156 21.79% 76.92% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
113155 EDELIN 155 20.65% 69.03% (S) (S) 5.16% 3.87%
113155 ESPEUT 155 18.06% 72.90% (S) 0.00% 5.81% (S)
113791 ESTEEN 154 5.84% 85.06% (S) (S) 5.19% 3.25%
115034 EDEM 152 18.42% 67.76% 4.61% (S) 5.26% (S)
115034 EZENWA 152 0.00% 99.34% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
116201 EGBUNA 150 (S) 96.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
116201 ESANNASON 150 (S) 91.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.33%
116829 EGANS 149 4.03% 87.25% 0.00% 0.00% 4.03% 4.70%
117480 EDME 148 (S) 95.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
119508 ELIX 145 15.17% 66.90% (S) (S) 8.97% 6.21%
120187 ENNELS 144 (S) 92.36% 0.00% 0.00% 4.17% (S)
120901 EKPE 143 (S) 95.80% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
122314 EDGEHILL 141 16.31% 77.30% (S) 0.00% 4.26% (S)
123796 ERVES 139 (S) 92.09% 0.00% (S) 4.32% (S)
124548 EGERSON 138 3.62% 92.03% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
124548 EZIKE 138 0.00% 98.55% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
125282 EACKLES 137 22.63% 72.26% (S) (S) (S) (S)
125282 EAFFORD 137 4.38% 88.32% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.11%
125282 EMILCAR 137 (S) 90.51% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.84%
125282 ESAN 137 20.44% 67.88% (S) (S) 5.84% 3.65%
126018 EBONG 136 4.41% 92.65% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
126018 ESDAILE 136 18.38% 66.91% 0.00% 0.00% 3.68% 11.03%
126765 ELTAHIR 135 14.81% 78.52% (S) 0.00% 5.19% (S)
126765 ENEH 135 (S) 98.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
128249 ELOM 133 24.81% 64.66% (S) (S) 3.76% 6.02%
128249 EYO 133 4.51% 86.47% (S) 0.00% 4.51% (S)
129047 EFFIONG 132 6.82% 87.88% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
131379 EALOM 129 (S) 84.50% 0.00% 0.00% 10.85% (S)
133048 ECKWOOD 127 (S) 90.55% 0.00% 0.00% 5.51% (S)
133048 EMENIKE 127 (S) 93.70% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
133048 ENOW 127 4.72% 94.49% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
133863 ELUM 126 28.57% 62.70% 7.14% 0.00% (S) (S)
134712 EASTERN 125 25.60% 62.40% (S) 0.00% 8.00% (S)
134712 EGBO 125 4.00% 94.40% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
134712 EKHATOR 125 0.00% 96.00% (S) (S) 0.00% 0.00%
136449 EDMERSON 123 8.13% 73.17% (S) 9.76% (S) 5.69%
136449 EGWU 123 (S) 94.31% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
137327 ELDEMIRE 122 19.67% 74.59% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
137327 ESTIMA 122 27.05% 61.48% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.20%
139228 ELERBY 120 (S) 89.17% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.00%
139228 ENNIN 120 (S) 94.17% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
141140 EKPENYONG 118 4.24% 93.22% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
142108 EGHAREVBA 117 0.00% 94.87% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
142108 ESTRIPLET 117 0.00% 95.73% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
143149 EDET 116 (S) 95.69% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
145220 ELLOIE 114 (S) 98.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
145220 EXCEUS 114 0.00% 97.37% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
146201 EKECHUKWU 113 (S) 89.38% 0.00% 0.00% 7.96% (S)
146201 ERMIAS 113 0.00% 97.35% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
146201 ERSERY 113 28.32% 63.72% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
146201 EVARISTE 113 (S) 87.61% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.96%
148347 ETHEART 111 8.11% 81.08% (S) 0.00% 7.21% (S)
148347 EXILHOMME 111 0.00% 92.79% (S) 0.00% 4.50% (S)
148347 EZEANI 111 (S) 94.59% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
149395 EARBY 110 20.00% 79.09% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 EDMEAD 109 5.50% 77.98% (S) 0.00% (S) 13.76%
150452 ESCORT 109 9.17% 81.65% (S) 0.00% 6.42% (S)
150452 ESTINVIL 109 0.00% 93.58% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
152628 ENI 107 29.91% 62.62% (S) (S) (S) (S)
153769 EAFORD 106 (S) 95.28% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 ELNOUR 106 14.15% 81.13% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
153769 ELSHABAZZ 106 (S) 91.51% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.66%
154907 EBOH 105 (S) 95.24% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
154907 ELPHAGE 105 5.71% 88.57% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
154907 ESPADRON 105 (S) 96.19% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 EACHOLES 104 0.00% 95.19% 0.00% 0.00% 4.81% 0.00%
156044 EBERE 104 26.92% 71.15% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
158432 ELBEY 102 4.90% 78.43% (S) (S) 6.86% 6.86%
158432 ELIM 102 22.55% 68.63% 7.84% 0.00% (S) (S)
158432 EMEKA 102 (S) 78.43% (S) 0.00% 9.80% 7.84%
159712 EARLINGTON 101 (S) 91.09% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 6.93%
159712 EFREM 101 19.80% 78.22% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
159712 ELIGON 101 5.94% 77.23% (S) 0.00% 15.84% (S)
160975 EKUNDAYO 100 (S) 96.00% 0.00% 0.00% (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)

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