23 most common black last names beginning with Q

In this section we'll look at the most popular black last names beginning with Q in the United States. These names are people who self-identified as "Black" in the Decennial Census survey.

Most popular black last name beginning with Q

Currently, the most popular black last name beginning with Q in America is Quarterman, with a total count of 1,642 people who have the surname. The surname Quarterman occurs roughly 0 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames starting with Q 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
17249 Quarterman 1,642 27.04% 68.21% (S) (S) 2.74% 1.71%
29740 Quaye 791 3.16% 93.68% (S) (S) 1.90% 0.88%
37544 Quince 593 27.32% 66.44% (S) (S) 3.20% 2.02%
38103 Quashie 582 1.20% 93.64% (S) (S) 2.58% 2.23%
43732 Quiller 493 14.40% 79.92% 0.00% 0.00% 2.03% 3.65%
46568 Quartey 457 2.19% 93.87% (S) (S) 2.41% 1.31%
63698 Quansah 313 1.92% 96.17% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
68949 Quarshie 285 2.11% 95.09% (S) 0.00% 2.11% (S)
73464 Quander 264 6.06% 84.85% (S) (S) 4.92% 2.65%
77522 Quamina 247 4.05% 87.45% 0.00% 0.00% 6.07% 2.43%
82908 Quinnie 227 (S) 95.59% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
100791 Quintyne 179 (S) 88.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.82%
105079 Quash 170 (S) 90.00% (S) 0.00% 2.94% 3.53%
107134 Quickley 166 4.22% 88.55% (S) 0.00% 6.02% (S)
110825 Quivers 159 7.55% 73.58% 0.00% 0.00% 14.47% 4.40%
113155 Quainoo 155 (S) 88.39% (S) 0.00% 5.16% 3.87%
115639 Quiah 151 (S) 68.21% 27.15% (S) 0.00% (S)
130610 Quarless 130 14.62% 69.23% (S) (S) 5.38% 9.23%
133048 Quicksey 127 5.51% 82.68% 6.30% 0.00% (S) (S)
133863 Quinerly 126 7.14% 85.71% (S) 0.00% 5.56% (S)
141140 Quarcoo 118 0.00% 96.61% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
149395 Qu├ętant 110 (S) 94.55% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
152628 Quillens 107 (S) 92.52% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)

Note: Any fields showing (S) means the data was suppressed for privacy so that the data does not in any way identify any specific individuals.

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)

Last names by letter

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Last names by ancestry and letter

If you want to get even more specific, we also have pages that will let you find last names beginning with A (or any other letter) based on a specific ancestry.

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

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

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

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

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

Data source

The last name data and ethnic breakdown of last names is sourced directly from the Decennial Census survey, conducted every 10 years by the United States Census Bureau.

The history and meaning of last names was researched and written by our team of onomatology and genealogy experts.

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