254 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with L

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

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with L in America is Louis, with a total count of 23,738 people who have the surname. The surname Louis occurs roughly 8 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with L 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
1510 LOUIS 23,738 23.42% 65.50% 2.70% 1.20% 3.04% 4.14%
2555 LOCKETT 14,140 22.12% 71.39% 0.44% 0.32% 3.33% 2.40%
5743 LAMPKIN 6,034 27.53% 65.16% 0.35% 0.65% 3.96% 2.35%
5817 LARRY 5,942 24.35% 67.74% 0.52% 1.88% 3.10% 2.41%
6664 LATTIMORE 5,068 26.85% 67.32% 0.14% 0.49% 3.12% 2.07%
8602 LIGGINS 3,827 6.90% 84.92% 0.37% 0.39% 4.10% 3.32%
9998 LITTLES 3,224 19.54% 73.42% 0.28% 0.43% 3.16% 3.16%
10174 LAGUERRE 3,171 8.17% 81.24% (S) (S) 2.37% 7.66%
11026 LEFLORE 2,884 12.86% 74.55% 0.35% 6.10% 3.81% 2.32%
11524 LADSON 2,729 17.63% 76.58% 0.66% 0.26% 2.86% 2.02%
11988 LATIMORE 2,605 11.17% 83.42% 0.19% 0.35% 3.26% 1.61%
13517 LEGETTE 2,244 21.66% 73.26% (S) (S) 1.78% 2.85%
15564 LOUISSAINT 1,879 0.64% 93.67% (S) (S) 2.50% 2.71%
16765 LATSON 1,704 23.83% 69.42% (S) (S) 3.23% 2.17%
17176 LOCKLEY 1,649 28.99% 61.13% 0.91% 1.46% 4.91% 2.61%
17888 LUCIEN 1,563 18.36% 73.90% (S) (S) 3.26% 2.94%
18835 LAMPKINS 1,453 34.07% 60.77% (S) (S) 3.10% 1.58%
19334 LESURE 1,400 26.29% 66.93% (S) (S) 3.79% 2.21%
19755 LEDAY 1,363 8.88% 83.71% (S) (S) 3.74% 2.57%
20529 LAWAL 1,292 1.63% 95.36% (S) (S) 2.09% 0.62%
20697 LEAKS 1,278 2.50% 91.47% (S) (S) 3.68% 2.11%
21568 LESANE 1,210 2.31% 93.14% (S) (S) 1.98% 1.65%
22543 LAMOUR 1,140 15.70% 74.47% (S) (S) 1.23% 7.54%
25187 LEMELLE 984 15.96% 72.66% (S) (S) 4.27% 6.30%
26391 LINEN 925 17.08% 74.16% (S) (S) 3.68% 4.65%
26451 LURRY 923 23.40% 72.48% (S) (S) 2.17% 1.63%
26630 LYKES 915 29.29% 65.79% 0.87% 0.00% 2.62% 1.42%
26887 LIBURD 903 2.55% 86.82% (S) (S) 2.88% 7.64%
27303 LAFONTANT 885 4.52% 87.68% 0.68% 0.00% 2.60% 4.52%
29138 LYMON 813 8.98% 85.85% (S) (S) 2.95% 1.11%
29550 LIVERPOOL 798 5.39% 85.21% (S) (S) 4.26% 4.76%
29661 LYDE 794 23.93% 69.77% (S) (S) 2.52% 2.77%
30043 LEEKS 781 8.45% 85.15% (S) (S) 2.56% 3.07%
30076 LINDOR 780 11.15% 84.23% (S) (S) 1.67% 2.56%
30250 LUCIOUS 774 5.81% 88.37% (S) (S) 4.01% 1.42%
30665 LEGREE 760 18.42% 75.92% (S) (S) 3.16% 1.84%
32123 LEGGETTE 718 30.22% 65.88% (S) (S) 2.09% 1.53%
32268 LANDFAIR 714 36.41% 60.64% (S) (S) 2.10% (S)
32438 LAZARD 709 11.00% 82.51% (S) 2.12% 2.26% (S)
33164 LIMBRICK 690 22.46% 67.54% (S) (S) 3.77% 5.36%
33731 LINWOOD 675 18.07% 67.56% (S) (S) 7.26% 5.63%
36900 LIGONS 605 16.86% 73.72% (S) (S) 6.78% 2.31%
37076 LOUISJEAN 602 1.00% 92.36% (S) (S) 4.49% 1.50%
37180 LAUTURE 600 3.00% 90.00% (S) (S) 3.33% 3.17%
38532 LIKELY 574 24.39% 72.13% (S) (S) 1.92% 1.05%
38582 LIGHTBOURNE 573 14.14% 72.95% (S) (S) 3.84% 8.90%
39052 LOUISCHARLES 564 (S) 93.09% (S) (S) 2.30% 3.01%
39212 LATOUCHE 561 21.39% 68.63% (S) (S) 2.67% 6.95%
40204 LAVALAIS 545 1.65% 91.01% (S) (S) 3.30% 2.75%
41501 LOADHOLT 524 22.90% 74.24% 0.00% 0.00% 1.91% 0.95%
42094 LEVELS 516 10.27% 82.36% (S) (S) 5.04% 1.74%
43651 LEGGINS 494 33.00% 62.35% (S) (S) 2.23% 1.62%
43885 LATHON 491 7.13% 86.97% 0.00% 0.00% 4.48% 1.43%
44730 LADAY 480 8.33% 86.04% (S) (S) 2.08% 2.29%
46037 LEDUFF 463 16.63% 65.23% (S) (S) 6.48% 8.64%
46811 LEANDRE 454 11.23% 78.63% (S) (S) 2.86% 5.51%
47107 LAZARRE 451 12.20% 81.82% (S) (S) 2.44% 3.33%
47272 LANDOR 449 16.04% 63.92% (S) (S) 3.79% 14.92%
47614 LYNUM 445 26.97% 64.94% (S) (S) 4.04% 3.37%
49087 LEGGS 429 9.79% 80.65% (S) (S) 3.96% 4.20%
49461 LAURORE 425 1.18% 92.71% (S) (S) 2.35% 3.29%
49723 LAMPTEY 422 2.37% 95.73% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
50564 LOUISJEUNE 413 1.45% 94.67% (S) (S) 1.21% 2.18%
50771 LAHENS 411 4.62% 74.45% (S) (S) 1.95% 18.49%
51281 LYTE 406 15.52% 78.82% (S) (S) 2.46% 2.71%
51396 LEGESSE 405 1.48% 95.06% (S) (S) 1.23% 1.48%
51723 LANGHORN 402 23.88% 61.69% 0.00% 3.98% 6.47% 3.98%
52037 LIGE 399 19.55% 73.93% (S) (S) 2.76% 2.51%
52169 LATNEY 398 4.77% 87.69% (S) (S) 5.03% 1.26%
52267 LEGALL 397 27.46% 60.45% (S) (S) 4.79% 6.80%
53316 LOTTIE 388 27.84% 61.86% 0.00% 0.00% 6.96% 3.35%
54864 LIMAGE 375 4.53% 84.27% (S) (S) 3.47% 7.47%
54990 LARTEY 374 2.41% 93.32% (S) (S) 2.67% (S)
55255 LOCKETTE 372 18.55% 73.66% (S) (S) 4.03% 2.96%
55962 LENEAR 366 32.24% 61.75% (S) (S) 3.83% 1.91%
56444 LUMAR 362 3.04% 91.44% 3.04% (S) (S) 1.93%
56588 LOMACK 361 7.20% 76.73% (S) 9.14% 4.71% (S)
56710 LINEAR 360 8.33% 81.67% (S) (S) 4.72% 5.00%
57639 LASANE 353 4.53% 88.39% (S) (S) 4.53% 2.27%
58042 LARYEA 350 1.71% 94.86% (S) (S) (S) 1.71%
58735 LEFFALL 345 2.03% 90.14% (S) (S) 4.35% 2.61%
59324 LOCUS 341 21.11% 74.78% (S) (S) 1.47% 1.76%
59742 LUDD 338 8.28% 87.28% (S) (S) 1.78% 2.07%
59901 LENZY 337 4.75% 85.16% (S) (S) 5.34% 4.45%
60790 LARBI 331 17.52% 78.25% (S) 0.00% 3.32% (S)
61745 LUMAS 325 12.62% 66.15% 5.85% (S) (S) 10.46%
62903 LABON 318 25.16% 63.84% 4.09% (S) 3.46% (S)
63373 LONGS 315 5.71% 87.94% (S) 0.00% 4.13% (S)
63873 LAWERY 312 29.17% 63.78% (S) (S) 4.17% 1.60%
64200 LATORTUE 310 1.94% 92.90% (S) (S) 1.61% 2.90%
64721 LEGRANT 307 29.97% 63.19% (S) (S) 3.26% 2.61%
64891 LETTSOME 306 11.44% 81.05% (S) (S) 2.61% 3.59%
65424 LOSTON 303 4.95% 90.43% 0.00% 0.00% 2.97% 1.65%
65964 LIGGON 300 22.00% 72.67% 0.00% (S) 4.33% (S)
67519 LEDGISTER 292 4.45% 86.30% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.56%
67519 LUNDI 292 18.84% 77.05% 2.05% 0.00% 2.05% 0.00%
67943 LABADY 290 2.41% 88.97% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.59%
68122 LIPTROT 289 32.87% 61.59% (S) (S) 2.42% (S)
68547 LIPKINS 287 15.68% 75.61% 0.00% 0.00% 5.23% 3.48%
68547 LATIKER 287 2.79% 93.03% (S) (S) 1.74% 1.74%
68949 LHERISSON 285 10.18% 80.70% (S) (S) 2.11% 5.61%
69170 LESHORE 284 3.52% 84.51% 0.00% 0.00% 9.15% 2.82%
69392 LOUISJACQUES 283 2.83% 91.87% (S) 0.00% 4.24% (S)
69793 LESPINASSE 281 10.68% 79.36% 0.00% 0.00% 3.56% 6.41%
69996 LIVING 280 14.29% 81.07% 0.00% (S) 3.21% (S)
71042 LEGRONE 275 28.00% 68.36% (S) 0.00% 2.55% (S)
73911 LAVANT 262 2.29% 91.22% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.34%
73911 LARMOND 262 2.29% 93.13% (S) 0.00% 2.67% (S)
75069 LIGGONS 257 7.39% 87.55% 0.00% (S) 3.89% (S)
76533 LAMBEY 251 22.31% 61.35% (S) (S) 4.38% 8.37%
76768 LOUIDOR 250 (S) 96.80% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
77012 LIGHTFORD 249 19.28% 77.51% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.01%
77012 LUSANE 249 3.21% 86.75% (S) (S) 6.83% 2.41%
77012 LATTEN 249 24.10% 69.08% (S) (S) 3.21% 3.21%
78040 LABISSIERE 245 (S) 93.47% (S) 0.00% 2.04% 2.86%
78567 LEYSATH 243 34.57% 62.55% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.47%
79075 LORDE 241 4.98% 86.72% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.47%
79846 LYTCH 238 27.73% 65.55% (S) (S) 3.78% 2.10%
80678 LORISTON 235 (S) 94.04% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 2.98%
80926 LAURENCEAU 234 3.85% 78.21% (S) (S) 4.70% 12.82%
80926 LEGAGNEUR 234 (S) 93.16% (S) 0.00% 2.99% 2.14%
80926 LILAVOIS 234 17.95% 60.26% (S) (S) 5.98% 14.96%
81181 LEONCE 233 (S) 82.40% 3.43% (S) 3.00% 8.15%
81458 LECOUNTE 232 11.21% 87.50% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
83226 LOUIMA 226 (S) 95.58% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
83226 LIGONDE 226 (S) 94.69% (S) 0.00% 2.21% 0.00%
83541 LESSEY 225 35.11% 60.44% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.56%
83834 LAKEW 224 (S) 97.77% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
86645 LUAL 215 3.26% 93.02% (S) 2.33% (S) (S)
87335 LAURISTON 213 2.82% 93.43% (S) (S) (S) (S)
88336 LISTENBEE 210 10.95% 77.62% (S) (S) 8.57% (S)
88685 LIGHTNING 209 6.70% 78.95% (S) 8.13% 3.35% (S)
88685 LABOO 209 6.22% 87.08% (S) (S) 3.83% (S)
89403 LOCKET 207 20.29% 74.88% (S) 0.00% 4.35% (S)
90495 LARS 204 18.14% 75.00% (S) 0.00% 3.43% (S)
90495 LAURANT 204 18.63% 73.53% (S) 2.94% (S) 3.92%
90495 LUNFORD 204 13.24% 80.39% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.90%
90853 LARKS 203 20.69% 60.10% (S) (S) 4.93% 12.81%
91221 LARAQUE 202 18.81% 68.32% (S) (S) 5.94% 5.45%
91221 LEVIAS 202 3.96% 85.15% (S) (S) 2.48% 7.92%
91221 LOFTIES 202 24.26% 66.83% (S) 0.00% 7.43% (S)
92358 LICORISH 199 11.56% 79.40% (S) (S) 2.51% 4.52%
93513 LAMIN 196 21.94% 70.92% (S) 0.00% 4.08% (S)
93921 LYNAH 195 34.36% 63.59% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
94311 LIGHTEN 194 18.04% 68.04% 0.00% 0.00% 8.76% 5.15%
95115 LEVESTON 192 10.94% 85.42% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
95545 LATIGUE 191 4.71% 82.20% (S) (S) 6.81% 5.24%
95955 LARRIEUX 190 2.63% 83.68% (S) 0.00% (S) 12.63%
97210 LIGGANS 187 6.42% 89.84% (S) 0.00% 3.21% (S)
97210 LAWSHEA 187 (S) 91.44% (S) 0.00% 4.28% (S)
98553 LUXAMA 184 0.00% 97.83% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
98982 LIDGE 183 10.38% 78.69% (S) (S) 7.65% 2.73%
99845 LAVACHE 181 34.81% 61.88% (S) (S) (S) (S)
100791 LARRIER 179 3.91% 79.33% (S) (S) 6.15% 10.06%
102688 LATELY 175 4.00% 88.00% 0.00% (S) 5.14% (S)
102688 LASENBY 175 5.14% 92.57% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
103181 LOVINSKY 174 22.41% 72.41% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
105079 LIBERAL 170 9.41% 73.53% 5.29% (S) (S) 7.65%
105079 LINNEAR 170 7.65% 88.82% 0.00% (S) 2.94% (S)
105079 LORQUET 170 8.24% 88.24% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
106570 LADIPO 167 2.99% 92.22% (S) 0.00% 3.59% (S)
107134 LABOARD 166 3.01% 92.77% 0.00% (S) 3.61% (S)
107134 LEREBOURS 166 (S) 66.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 32.53%
109258 LESSANE 162 (S) 89.51% (S) 0.00% 3.09% 4.32%
109758 LEADON 161 36.65% 60.87% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
110286 LOVEBERRY 160 21.25% 75.00% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
110286 LETMAN 160 18.13% 78.75% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
110286 LOTHARP 160 0.00% 95.63% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.13%
111988 LEGANS 157 22.93% 64.97% (S) (S) 3.82% 3.82%
112568 LENIOR 156 7.69% 83.33% (S) 4.49% 3.21% (S)
115034 LEAKES 152 (S) 88.16% 0.00% 4.61% 3.29% (S)
115034 LUDGOOD 152 4.61% 91.45% (S) 0.00% 3.29% (S)
115639 LUTCHER 151 37.75% 60.26% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
116829 LANCELIN 149 3.36% 91.95% (S) 0.00% 4.03% (S)
118185 LEGERME 147 (S) 95.24% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
118185 LAWANI 147 (S) 95.24% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
118853 LABEAUD 146 10.96% 84.93% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
119508 LAVAUD 145 17.93% 76.55% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.45%
120187 LATCHISON 144 (S) 92.36% 0.00% 0.00% 4.86% (S)
120187 LONCKE 144 13.19% 81.25% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.47%
121590 LAROSILIERE 142 (S) 90.14% 0.00% (S) 4.23% (S)
123064 LEZIN 140 32.86% 62.86% (S) 0.00% 3.57% (S)
123064 LITZSEY 140 3.57% 92.86% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
123796 LEVIEGE 139 5.76% 74.82% 0.00% 7.19% 7.19% 5.04%
124548 LEAPHEART 138 6.52% 86.23% (S) 0.00% 5.80% (S)
124548 LOBBINS 138 24.64% 68.12% 0.00% (S) (S) 3.62%
125282 LAFALAISE 137 0.00% 92.70% (S) 0.00% 4.38% (S)
126765 LISSADE 135 (S) 91.11% 0.00% 0.00% 3.70% (S)
127494 LABOSTRIE 134 7.46% 85.82% 0.00% (S) (S) 3.73%
127494 LEGISTER 134 (S) 82.09% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 14.93%
127494 LURKS 134 0.00% 90.30% 0.00% 0.00% 5.97% 3.73%
127494 LYAS 134 3.73% 89.55% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.22%
128249 LORFILS 133 0.00% 96.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
129047 LAVALLAIS 132 (S) 89.39% 0.00% (S) 8.33% 0.00%
129047 LENIX 132 31.82% 63.64% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.79%
129825 LOMINY 131 3.82% 92.37% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
130610 LADMIRAULT 130 25.38% 68.46% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.85%
131379 LORDEUS 129 (S) 96.12% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
131379 LOUISMA 129 0.00% 95.35% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
131379 LORMEUS 129 4.65% 93.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
131379 LYNEM 129 6.20% 83.72% (S) (S) 8.53% 0.00%
132206 LUMUMBA 128 0.00% 95.31% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
133048 LYKEN 127 7.09% 84.25% (S) (S) (S) 3.94%
133048 LABARRIE 127 8.66% 72.44% (S) (S) 7.87% 7.87%
135593 LOUISPIERRE 124 0.00% 95.97% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.03%
136449 LACUE 123 17.07% 77.24% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.07%
137327 LECORPS 122 5.74% 83.61% (S) 0.00% (S) 9.02%
138304 LEFTENANT 121 8.26% 71.07% (S) (S) 7.44% 12.40%
138304 LARGIE 121 0.00% 80.99% 0.00% 14.88% (S) (S)
140157 LENNIX 119 6.72% 86.55% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
140157 LEMBRICK 119 30.25% 67.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
140157 LEDAN 119 24.37% 70.59% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
141140 LASSIC 118 (S) 83.05% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 11.86%
142108 LAURENCIN 117 (S) 90.60% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
143149 LABEACH 116 5.17% 82.76% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.76%
143149 LOUISJUSTE 116 0.00% 99.14% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
145220 LOUDD 114 (S) 83.33% 0.00% 0.00% 12.28% (S)
145220 LORMIL 114 (S) 93.86% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
145220 LONGUS 114 4.39% 87.72% 0.00% (S) 7.02% (S)
146201 LONESOME 113 5.31% 84.07% 0.00% (S) 7.08% (S)
147253 LACKING 112 (S) 93.75% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
147253 LIMUEL 112 (S) 85.71% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.36%
147253 LIGHTS 112 (S) 86.61% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.14%
148347 LUVENE 111 6.31% 88.29% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
149395 LOVILLE 110 7.27% 81.82% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.27%
149395 LOUISVILLE 110 (S) 95.45% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 LEVARITY 109 (S) 77.98% (S) 0.00% 7.34% 11.93%
150452 LASTRAPE 109 (S) 85.32% (S) 0.00% 5.50% 7.34%
151532 LEARSON 108 29.63% 62.04% (S) 0.00% 4.63% (S)
151532 LITCHMORE 108 (S) 92.59% 0.00% 0.00% 4.63% (S)
152628 LOGGIN 107 24.30% 66.36% (S) (S) (S) (S)
152628 LIGGENS 107 (S) 87.85% (S) 0.00% 4.67% 4.67%
152628 LUBERISSE 107 (S) 93.46% 0.00% 0.00% 4.67% (S)
152628 LUVERT 107 4.67% 88.79% (S) 0.00% 4.67% (S)
152628 LEBEAUF 107 6.54% 89.72% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
153769 LACRETE 106 (S) 88.68% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 8.49%
153769 LEBBIE 106 (S) 89.62% (S) 0.00% 8.49% 0.00%
153769 LEVETTE 106 15.09% 76.42% (S) (S) (S) (S)
154907 LUMZY 105 (S) 93.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
154907 LYMAS 105 (S) 86.67% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 8.57%
154907 LASTIE 105 0.00% 98.10% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
156044 LIGHTSY 104 6.73% 77.88% (S) 0.00% 13.46% (S)
156044 LENNEAR 104 (S) 90.38% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 LOFTERS 104 (S) 85.58% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.81%
157234 LYTES 103 (S) 96.12% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
157234 LUBEGA 103 (S) 91.26% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
158432 LADET 102 35.29% 61.76% (S) (S) (S) 0.00%
158432 LEFEAR 102 (S) 95.10% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
159712 LENFORD 101 16.83% 64.36% (S) (S) 6.93% 7.92%
159712 LYNWOOD 101 27.72% 68.32% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
159712 LULLY 101 22.77% 73.27% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
159712 LECOINTE 101 14.85% 77.23% (S) 0.00% 6.93% (S)
159712 LAGROON 101 35.64% 62.38% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
160975 LWANGA 100 (S) 93.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.00%

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

To find all of the most popular Black last names by starting letter, you can choose a letter from the following list:

Last Names by Ancestry

If you want to search for different ethnicity or ancestry, we also have pages that will let you find last names beginning with L (or any other letter) based on a specific ancestry.

White

The links below will let you research white last names starting with each letter of the alphabet.

Hispanic

The links below will let you research Hispanic last names starting with each letter of the alphabet.

Asian and Pacific Islander

The links below will let you research Asian and Pacific Islander last names starting with each letter of the alphabet.

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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