276 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with P

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

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with P in America is Pierre, with a total count of 33,913 people who have the surname. The surname Pierre occurs roughly 11 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with P 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
1026 PIERRE 33,913 7.05% 86.74% 0.31% 0.92% 2.23% 2.75%
4197 PURNELL 8,441 31.94% 62.22% 0.56% 0.33% 3.10% 1.85%
5147 PINCKNEY 6,800 24.44% 70.53% 0.29% 0.26% 2.25% 2.22%
5456 PINKNEY 6,378 10.11% 83.35% 0.25% 0.30% 3.48% 2.51%
6070 PIERRELOUIS 5,653 1.20% 93.17% 0.27% 0.14% 2.87% 2.35%
6976 PETTWAY 4,807 8.22% 87.12% 0.15% 0.10% 2.23% 2.18%
7821 POWE 4,233 21.85% 72.55% 0.33% 0.33% 3.17% 1.77%
8067 POLITE 4,108 14.68% 78.12% 0.56% 1.12% 3.24% 2.29%
8518 PEGUES 3,864 12.76% 80.69% 0.34% 0.23% 3.65% 2.33%
9877 PORTIS 3,274 20.28% 70.49% 1.01% 0.27% 3.79% 4.15%
10204 PETTAWAY 3,157 6.75% 86.09% 0.38% 0.51% 3.80% 2.47%
10237 PETTIFORD 3,148 7.12% 83.10% 0.51% 0.41% 6.19% 2.67%
11135 PERNELL 2,845 31.95% 63.13% (S) (S) 2.67% 1.79%
12389 PURIFOY 2,511 33.05% 60.89% 0.20% 0.32% 3.70% 1.83%
12399 PETERKIN 2,507 24.89% 68.01% (S) (S) 3.11% 3.39%
12531 POMPEY 2,473 20.10% 71.65% (S) (S) 3.68% 3.60%
13186 PINNOCK 2,318 16.74% 74.81% (S) (S) 3.28% 4.66%
14160 PHILIPPE 2,121 26.36% 67.52% (S) (S) 2.26% 3.11%
14662 PEETE 2,029 31.00% 61.90% 0.34% 0.54% 3.15% 3.06%
15938 PATILLO 1,823 30.44% 60.45% 1.04% 0.27% 2.58% 5.21%
17104 PRIOLEAU 1,659 3.92% 91.74% (S) (S) 1.87% 2.17%
17182 PROFIT 1,648 29.13% 66.38% (S) (S) 1.76% 2.49%
18584 POUGH 1,483 9.64% 85.84% (S) (S) 2.09% 1.55%
19567 PRUDE 1,379 21.90% 71.79% (S) (S) 4.06% 1.81%
19878 PROSPER 1,352 22.04% 62.94% (S) (S) 2.96% 11.46%
20201 POUNCY 1,319 9.10% 83.70% (S) (S) 4.17% 2.65%
20458 PETITFRERE 1,298 0.69% 95.15% (S) (S) 2.54% 1.23%
20676 PLOWDEN 1,280 26.41% 69.61% (S) (S) 1.17% 1.88%
21439 PROPHETE 1,219 1.39% 92.37% 0.66% 0.00% 2.54% 3.04%
21599 PICKNEY 1,208 30.71% 66.31% (S) (S) 0.91% 1.49%
23604 PARCHMENT 1,075 12.65% 77.21% 0.65% 0.74% 3.26% 5.49%
23785 PLATER 1,063 21.83% 71.78% 0.47% 0.56% 4.05% 1.32%
24685 PINKETT 1,011 19.58% 72.60% (S) 1.48% 4.65% (S)
24787 PITTER 1,005 26.67% 65.17% (S) (S) 2.19% 4.88%
25064 PEAKS 991 26.44% 65.39% (S) (S) 5.45% 2.02%
26243 PETITHOMME 931 1.83% 93.45% (S) (S) 2.26% 1.83%
27042 PETWAY 896 28.46% 65.07% 0.56% 0.00% 3.24% 2.68%
27059 PRESIDENT 895 2.01% 92.74% (S) (S) 3.46% 1.45%
27110 PETTIES 893 5.49% 84.21% (S) (S) 6.94% 2.91%
27228 PORTEE 888 9.01% 81.19% (S) (S) 3.72% 5.63%
28856 PLAIR 824 20.02% 74.39% (S) (S) 3.03% 2.31%
28909 PORCHER 822 33.09% 61.19% (S) (S) 1.82% 3.04%
29822 PHILOGENE 788 (S) 91.75% 0.76% (S) 3.55% 2.79%
30735 PORCHIA 758 14.12% 78.76% (S) (S) 3.56% 3.03%
30946 PRESCOD 751 2.93% 83.09% (S) (S) 4.39% 8.12%
31068 PIGGEE 747 1.87% 89.96% (S) (S) 3.48% 4.02%
31824 PLACIDE 725 3.59% 90.34% 0.97% 0.00% 3.03% 2.07%
33596 PENNIX 678 17.26% 76.55% (S) (S) 2.06% 3.24%
33645 PENNYWELL 677 9.01% 85.23% (S) (S) 2.95% 2.36%
34032 PETTEWAY 668 26.35% 69.01% (S) (S) 2.69% 1.20%
34110 POLYNICE 666 1.95% 91.14% (S) (S) 2.55% 3.45%
34223 PETION 663 1.81% 91.86% (S) (S) 4.07% 1.66%
34223 POULLARD 663 2.41% 93.36% (S) (S) 1.66% 2.26%
36838 PAPILLION 606 11.22% 79.21% (S) (S) 3.96% 4.13%
37391 PREE 596 24.66% 65.94% 2.68% (S) 4.03% (S)
37442 PREYER 595 24.71% 64.03% (S) (S) 5.88% 3.53%
38532 PRIMER 574 26.48% 64.63% 2.61% 0.00% 4.18% 2.09%
38754 PHILBERT 570 24.21% 66.49% 1.23% (S) (S) 7.19%
39281 PRATCHER 560 4.11% 90.54% (S) (S) 3.93% 1.25%
39419 PADMORE 558 8.06% 82.26% (S) (S) 3.23% 6.09%
39717 POELLNITZ 553 8.50% 88.43% (S) (S) 1.99% (S)
39887 POKE 550 9.82% 83.82% (S) (S) 2.18% 3.45%
40371 PROBY 542 9.41% 84.32% (S) (S) 3.51% 2.21%
40432 PINKINS 541 2.40% 92.61% 0.00% 0.00% 1.66% 3.33%
40610 PRIVOTT 538 22.68% 71.93% (S) (S) 2.04% 2.04%
40909 PAMPHILE 533 1.13% 93.43% (S) (S) 2.44% 2.06%
41359 POITIER 526 2.85% 90.30% 0.00% 0.00% 3.61% 3.23%
41886 PRETLOW 519 12.14% 76.11% (S) (S) 5.59% 5.20%
42378 POSLEY 512 6.05% 88.67% (S) (S) 3.52% 0.98%
42720 POLIDORE 507 28.99% 67.06% (S) (S) 1.38% 0.99%
42790 PROVIDENCE 506 8.10% 82.81% 1.38% 0.00% 1.98% 5.73%
42858 PARRAN 505 32.28% 62.38% 0.99% (S) 3.37% (S)
43285 PEOPLE 499 19.04% 75.35% (S) (S) 2.20% 1.80%
43651 PERSLEY 494 15.18% 79.96% (S) (S) 2.02% 2.63%
44423 POKU 484 1.45% 96.07% (S) (S) 1.03% 1.03%
44957 PIERREPAUL 477 1.05% 93.92% 0.00% 0.00% 1.89% 3.14%
45495 PATMON 470 17.02% 78.72% (S) (S) 3.40% (S)
45569 PONDEXTER 469 4.48% 92.11% (S) 0.00% 2.56% (S)
48628 PRIMAS 434 20.28% 69.59% (S) (S) 5.53% 3.23%
48901 PENNANT 431 4.87% 81.90% 1.62% 0.00% 3.25% 8.35%
49461 PHANOR 425 1.65% 92.71% (S) (S) 3.06% 1.41%
49914 PASSLEY 420 22.62% 69.76% (S) (S) 3.10% 3.10%
51066 PRUDENT 408 23.53% 67.40% 1.96% 0.00% 3.68% 3.43%
52037 PREVAL 399 (S) 78.70% (S) 0.00% 2.01% 18.55%
52169 PINCHBACK 398 21.86% 71.36% (S) (S) 3.52% 2.51%
54055 PIKES 382 7.85% 87.70% (S) (S) 2.62% 1.57%
54752 PERICLES 376 9.84% 85.90% (S) (S) 1.86% 2.13%
55255 PERTEET 372 26.88% 64.25% (S) 3.76% 3.23% (S)
55505 PREMPEH 370 (S) 98.11% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
56310 PHILON 363 7.16% 86.23% (S) (S) 2.48% 3.58%
56444 PRIMES 362 29.01% 66.57% (S) (S) 2.49% 1.66%
56972 PHILISTIN 358 (S) 94.97% 0.00% 0.00% 3.63% (S)
56972 PREVILON 358 (S) 92.46% (S) 0.00% 3.63% 3.63%
57101 POPOOLA 357 (S) 95.52% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.08%
57234 PEGUESE 356 1.69% 91.57% (S) (S) 3.09% 3.37%
57516 PIPPENS 354 5.08% 87.85% (S) (S) 3.67% 2.82%
58182 POUNCIL 349 2.29% 86.53% (S) (S) 4.87% 6.02%
58182 PIERE 349 30.95% 61.89% (S) (S) 2.58% 3.72%
59171 PRESHA 342 4.09% 86.84% (S) (S) 4.39% 3.51%
60347 PRADIA 334 4.19% 79.04% 3.29% 0.00% 5.39% 8.08%
60790 PAYNES 331 7.55% 85.50% (S) (S) 4.53% 2.11%
60960 PORTLEY 330 19.70% 69.09% (S) (S) 5.15% 4.55%
61585 POLYCARPE 326 (S) 96.93% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 1.84%
61745 PENNAMON 325 0.00% 97.23% 0.00% (S) 2.15% (S)
61745 PIERROT 325 22.15% 67.69% (S) (S) 2.77% 5.85%
63068 PLUVIOSE 317 (S) 95.90% 0.00% 0.00% 1.58% (S)
63524 PIERRECHARLES 314 1.59% 94.27% (S) 0.00% 3.18% (S)
64054 PROSPERE 311 7.40% 82.32% (S) (S) 2.57% 6.75%
64388 PULLOM 309 2.27% 86.73% (S) (S) 8.41% 2.27%
64721 PRAYER 307 8.14% 84.04% 0.00% 0.00% 4.89% 2.93%
65964 PUNTER 300 18.00% 72.00% (S) (S) 5.00% 4.33%
66371 PASCALL 298 24.83% 65.77% (S) (S) 2.35% 6.71%
66931 PARGO 295 9.15% 82.37% (S) (S) 3.73% 3.73%
67747 PERRILLOUX 291 32.65% 61.86% (S) (S) 3.09% 2.06%
67747 PHIRI 291 3.44% 90.72% (S) (S) 3.78% 1.72%
67747 PETTIWAY 291 3.44% 90.38% (S) (S) 3.09% 2.75%
68345 PRIMOUS 288 1.74% 85.76% 0.00% 0.00% 5.56% 6.94%
69579 PHANORD 282 1.77% 91.84% 0.00% 0.00% 3.19% 3.19%
69996 PRAYLOW 280 2.50% 85.36% (S) (S) 5.36% 6.43%
70403 POINTDUJOUR 278 (S) 91.37% (S) 0.00% 1.80% 6.12%
72105 PENNYMAN 270 4.07% 90.74% 0.00% 0.00% 2.96% 2.22%
72771 PASCASCIO 267 8.61% 73.41% 5.24% (S) (S) 7.49%
73666 POULARD 263 4.56% 86.31% 0.00% 0.00% 5.32% 3.80%
73666 PAULDO 263 (S) 95.82% 0.00% (S) 1.90% (S)
74608 PHINAZEE 259 23.17% 71.81% (S) (S) 2.70% (S)
75317 PHILMORE 256 5.47% 89.06% (S) (S) 1.95% 2.73%
75799 PENRICE 254 26.38% 64.17% (S) (S) 1.97% 6.69%
75799 PATRICE 254 27.95% 60.63% (S) (S) 5.51% 4.33%
76029 POINSETTE 253 18.97% 78.26% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
76533 PICOTT 251 24.70% 64.14% (S) (S) 3.59% 6.37%
77012 PLAISIR 249 (S) 92.37% (S) 0.00% 2.41% 3.21%
77522 PETGRAVE 247 6.48% 87.04% (S) (S) 3.64% 2.43%
78040 PLANTER 245 21.22% 72.65% 0.00% 0.00% 3.67% 2.45%
78821 POREE 242 8.26% 78.51% (S) (S) 5.37% 4.96%
79075 PHINISEE 241 (S) 89.63% (S) 0.00% 4.56% 3.32%
79598 PRESBERRY 239 2.93% 91.63% (S) 0.00% 4.18% (S)
79846 POMPILUS 238 0.00% 93.28% 0.00% 0.00% 3.78% 2.94%
80419 PEALS 236 11.44% 77.97% 0.00% (S) 7.63% (S)
80678 PLENTY 235 17.45% 72.34% (S) (S) 4.68% 2.55%
80926 PACKNETT 234 29.91% 63.25% (S) 4.27% 2.14% (S)
80926 PREVIL 234 (S) 97.86% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
80926 PUREFOY 234 23.50% 70.09% (S) (S) 3.85% (S)
82613 PIERREANTOINE 228 (S) 97.37% (S) (S) (S) (S)
82613 PEPRAH 228 (S) 96.05% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
84136 PHILL 223 27.35% 65.02% (S) (S) 4.48% (S)
84136 PIMPTON 223 (S) 91.48% (S) 0.00% 4.93% (S)
84463 PIGRAM 222 13.96% 84.68% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
84463 PROVITT 222 2.25% 84.68% (S) (S) 9.46% 2.70%
85049 PRESUME 220 (S) 94.09% (S) 0.00% 2.73% 2.27%
86981 POYDRAS 214 4.67% 89.72% 0.00% (S) 4.21% (S)
87335 PARQUET 213 26.76% 67.14% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.69%
88336 PURRY 210 4.29% 90.48% (S) 0.00% 2.86% (S)
88336 PROMISE 210 20.48% 71.43% 2.38% (S) (S) 3.81%
89069 PAGGETT 208 24.52% 70.67% (S) 0.00% 2.88% (S)
89403 PRELOW 207 (S) 94.20% (S) 0.00% 2.42% (S)
89403 PHARMS 207 2.42% 92.27% 0.00% 0.00% 2.90% 2.42%
89753 PILATE 206 24.27% 67.48% 0.00% (S) 5.34% (S)
89753 PRIDGETT 206 5.83% 88.35% 0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 2.43%
90113 POMMELLS 205 5.37% 85.85% 0.00% 0.00% 3.41% 5.37%
90495 PELOTE 204 12.75% 79.90% (S) (S) 4.41% (S)
91981 PARMS 200 15.00% 81.50% 0.00% 0.00% 3.50% 0.00%
91981 POLEON 200 32.00% 64.00% (S) 0.00% 2.50% (S)
92719 POTEAU 198 14.65% 81.82% 0.00% (S) 2.53% (S)
93513 PRESENDIEU 196 0.00% 96.94% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
96799 PHEA 188 4.26% 67.02% 21.28% 0.00% 4.26% 3.19%
98099 PULLINGS 185 10.81% 84.32% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.78%
102197 PLANTIN 176 25.00% 71.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
103181 PURTER 174 6.32% 89.66% (S) 0.00% 3.45% (S)
105079 PIGATT 170 (S) 91.76% 0.00% (S) (S) 4.71%
106096 PLANCHER 168 27.98% 66.07% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
106096 PREER 168 13.69% 79.17% 0.00% (S) 3.57% (S)
106570 PAILLANT 167 0.00% 98.80% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
107134 PIARD 166 15.66% 78.92% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.61%
107134 PINCHINAT 166 0.00% 99.40% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
107669 PRAYOR 165 14.55% 78.18% (S) 0.00% (S) 6.06%
108199 PREDELUS 164 (S) 94.51% 0.00% 0.00% 3.66% (S)
108734 PADDIO 163 3.68% 92.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
108734 PENIGAR 163 6.75% 88.96% (S) 0.00% 3.68% (S)
109758 PURHAM 161 8.70% 85.09% (S) 0.00% 4.35% (S)
110286 POITEVIEN 160 (S) 88.13% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 9.38%
110825 PRYEAR 159 (S) 91.19% 0.00% (S) (S) 3.77%
110825 PIMPLETON 159 3.14% 88.05% 0.00% 0.00% 3.77% 5.03%
111988 PHILEMOND 157 3.82% 92.99% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
112568 PHILLS 156 17.95% 75.64% (S) (S) 3.21% 0.00%
112568 PURVEY 156 23.08% 70.51% (S) (S) (S) 3.21%
113155 POMPEE 155 (S) 88.39% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.16%
113791 PROTHO 154 9.09% 81.17% 0.00% (S) 7.14% (S)
114424 POLNITZ 153 4.58% 88.24% 0.00% 0.00% 7.19% 0.00%
114424 PAULEMON 153 (S) 93.46% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.27%
116201 PENELTON 150 12.67% 80.67% (S) 0.00% 4.67% (S)
116201 PULPHUS 150 0.00% 96.00% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
116829 PITTERSON 149 5.37% 75.17% 0.00% 0.00% 5.37% 14.09%
116829 PEASANT 149 (S) 98.66% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
117480 PERODIN 148 4.05% 77.03% (S) 0.00% (S) 16.22%
117480 POSY 148 31.08% 62.16% (S) (S) (S) (S)
118853 PINCHON 146 9.59% 80.14% (S) (S) 4.11% 4.11%
118853 PARTMAN 146 13.70% 82.88% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
118853 PREDDIE 146 4.11% 92.47% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
119508 PLEASURE 145 20.00% 70.34% 0.00% 0.00% 5.52% 4.14%
120187 PUTMON 144 18.75% 75.00% (S) (S) (S) 4.17%
120187 PYANT 144 0.00% 95.83% (S) 0.00% 3.47% (S)
120901 PATTMAN 143 18.18% 79.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
120901 PEGGINS 143 31.47% 67.13% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
121590 PHILIUS 142 (S) 95.07% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.52%
123796 PRADIER 139 8.63% 80.58% (S) 0.00% 5.76% (S)
124548 PHINNESSEE 138 6.52% 81.88% (S) 0.00% 9.42% (S)
125282 PIGGIE 137 (S) 94.89% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
126018 PERPIGNAN 136 13.97% 69.85% (S) (S) 10.29% 3.68%
127494 PAULHILL 134 (S) 91.79% 0.00% 0.00% 4.48% (S)
128249 PIQUION 133 (S) 90.98% 0.00% 0.00% 5.26% (S)
130610 PORCHEA 130 3.85% 86.15% (S) 0.00% 7.69% (S)
130610 PRESBURY 130 16.92% 75.38% (S) 0.00% 6.15% (S)
130610 PRATTIS 130 6.15% 88.46% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
130610 PREPETIT 130 (S) 88.46% 0.00% 0.00% 6.15% (S)
131379 PLAISIMOND 129 (S) 96.12% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
131379 PACIUS 129 17.83% 75.97% (S) 0.00% 4.65% (S)
131379 PIERREPIERRE 129 4.65% 89.92% (S) 0.00% 4.65% (S)
132206 PARHM 128 12.50% 84.38% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
133048 PULLIE 127 17.32% 75.59% (S) 0.00% 4.72% (S)
133048 PEARLEY 127 7.87% 89.76% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
133863 PERARD 126 16.67% 72.22% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.73%
133863 PUGHSLEY 126 26.98% 67.46% (S) 0.00% 4.76% (S)
134712 PIERREJEAN 125 5.60% 92.80% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 POSTLEY 124 16.13% 70.16% (S) 0.00% 11.29% (S)
135593 POINTDEXTER 124 30.65% 61.29% 0.00% (S) (S) 4.03%
135593 POLLYDORE 124 (S) 97.58% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 PULCE 124 25.00% 66.13% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.65%
136449 PURDIMAN 123 (S) 94.31% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
136449 PENAMON 123 (S) 95.93% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
136449 PICKROM 123 (S) 93.50% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
137327 PHILIPPEAUX 122 0.00% 95.08% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.10%
137327 PORTERIE 122 9.02% 77.87% (S) (S) 7.38% 4.92%
137327 PYRAM 122 0.00% 92.62% 0.00% (S) 5.74% (S)
138304 POLLION 121 12.40% 86.78% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
138304 POLEE 121 4.96% 82.64% (S) (S) 7.44% 4.13%
138304 PENISTER 121 (S) 95.04% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
138304 PIGEE 121 (S) 95.04% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
139228 PARAISON 120 (S) 93.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 4.17%
140157 POPS 119 29.41% 61.34% 0.00% 0.00% 9.24% 0.00%
140157 PERRYMOND 119 (S) 94.96% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
141140 PELMORE 118 (S) 87.29% 0.00% 0.00% 8.47% (S)
142108 PREZZY 117 4.27% 88.89% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.27%
142108 PETAWAY 117 6.84% 78.63% 0.00% (S) 11.97% (S)
144141 PARRAM 115 4.35% 90.43% (S) (S) (S) (S)
144141 PENNYFEATHER 115 6.09% 78.26% 0.00% 0.00% 8.70% 6.96%
145220 PIGGUE 114 (S) 92.11% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
145220 PHAISON 114 (S) 83.33% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 10.53%
145220 PATNETT 114 13.16% 75.44% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.26%
145220 POLIUS 114 (S) 95.61% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
146201 PEGUE 113 22.12% 76.99% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
149395 PHYALL 110 (S) 90.00% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.45%
149395 PAPPION 110 16.36% 77.27% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
149395 PAPPILLION 110 9.09% 84.55% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 PRESSOIR 109 10.09% 75.23% (S) 0.00% (S) 13.76%
150452 PAYNO 109 (S) 81.65% (S) 0.00% (S) 12.84%
151532 PIERREJEROME 108 (S) 85.19% (S) (S) 5.56% 5.56%
151532 PAULTRE 108 11.11% 71.30% (S) (S) 9.26% 7.41%
151532 PONTOON 108 (S) 91.67% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
151532 PRAILEAU 108 (S) 89.81% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.41%
152628 PREDESTIN 107 0.00% 96.26% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
152628 PORK 107 8.41% 80.37% 9.35% (S) (S) 0.00%
152628 PEGUS 107 6.54% 84.11% (S) (S) 6.54% 0.00%
152628 PHILIDOR 107 (S) 91.59% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
153769 PHLEGM 106 (S) 90.57% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
153769 PERCEVAL 106 28.30% 65.09% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
153769 PAUYO 106 (S) 93.40% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 4.72%
154907 PACLEY 105 (S) 90.48% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 4.76%
156044 PIERRETTE 104 (S) 87.50% 0.00% (S) (S) 6.73%
156044 PAYOUTE 104 (S) 90.38% 0.00% 0.00% 5.77% (S)
156044 PENNYCOOKE 104 (S) 91.35% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 POMERLEE 104 (S) 93.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
157234 PRINSTON 103 9.71% 86.41% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
158432 PUCKERIN 102 (S) 89.22% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
159712 PLYMOUTH 101 12.87% 78.22% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.94%
159712 PAULEUS 101 (S) 91.09% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
160975 PAINTSIL 100 (S) 96.00% (S) 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)

Other Last Name Letters

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Last Names by Ancestry

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White

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Hispanic

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Asian and Pacific Islander

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American Indian and Alaskan Native

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Data Source(s)

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