483 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with S

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

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with S in America is Starks, with a total count of 20,130 people who have the surname. The surname Starks occurs roughly 6 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with S 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
1782 STARKS 20,130 31.36% 61.78% 0.38% 0.45% 3.71% 2.32%
2888 SMALLS 12,435 3.78% 90.49% 0.23% 0.28% 2.76% 2.46%
4357 STALLWORTH 8,155 9.26% 84.01% 0.29% 0.31% 3.69% 2.44%
7404 SUBER 4,495 30.99% 63.60% 0.38% 0.18% 2.54% 2.31%
8353 SHABAZZ 3,963 1.97% 88.44% 0.28% 0.53% 4.26% 4.52%
9054 SHAVERS 3,609 21.36% 71.46% 0.83% 0.14% 3.74% 2.47%
10587 SWINTON 3,028 24.97% 70.21% 0.46% 0.36% 2.15% 1.85%
10607 SESSION 3,019 8.41% 84.83% (S) (S) 3.21% 2.72%
10822 SANON 2,943 9.31% 82.74% (S) (S) 2.21% 3.81%
11476 SPATES 2,742 31.98% 60.94% 0.58% 0.22% 4.05% 2.22%
11743 SPELLER 2,668 19.38% 73.84% (S) (S) 3.34% 3.00%
12017 SATCHELL 2,598 29.87% 63.55% 0.35% 0.65% 2.69% 2.89%
12022 SALTERS 2,597 31.11% 63.15% (S) (S) 2.85% 2.43%
12407 SESAY 2,506 0.84% 95.93% (S) (S) 1.84% 0.84%
13171 SCURRY 2,321 24.90% 68.50% 0.39% 0.34% 3.23% 2.63%
13569 SPELLS 2,235 18.39% 75.70% (S) (S) 3.27% 2.42%
13578 SIDNEY 2,233 32.33% 60.28% 1.07% 1.25% 2.37% 2.69%
14434 SUMLIN 2,070 20.05% 74.44% 0.29% 0.00% 2.27% 2.95%
14519 SAULSBERRY 2,054 12.03% 82.96% (S) (S) 2.87% 1.66%
14599 STROZIER 2,039 25.85% 69.84% (S) (S) 1.91% 1.81%
14920 SOW 1,984 2.07% 92.34% 2.52% (S) 1.61% (S)
15903 STREATER 1,828 33.64% 60.39% 0.38% 1.31% 1.86% 2.41%
16203 SUMTER 1,782 18.13% 76.43% (S) 1.57% 2.36% (S)
16327 SAFFOLD 1,765 22.89% 69.97% (S) (S) 3.51% 3.06%
16624 STRAUGHTER 1,725 3.25% 90.38% (S) (S) 3.42% 2.43%
16798 STAGGERS 1,700 32.18% 63.29% (S) (S) 2.06% 1.82%
16848 SUMLER 1,694 28.16% 65.82% (S) (S) 2.95% 2.54%
16975 STUKES 1,674 16.25% 79.21% (S) (S) 1.67% 1.97%
17040 SELDON 1,667 24.30% 68.57% (S) (S) 3.90% 2.16%
17193 STANBACK 1,647 16.64% 78.69% 0.30% 0.30% 2.61% 1.46%
17896 SAINTLOUIS 1,562 3.65% 90.85% (S) (S) 3.39% 1.92%
17992 SALAAM 1,552 2.51% 89.30% 1.10% 0.39% 2.90% 3.80%
18018 STEPNEY 1,549 6.52% 87.60% (S) (S) 2.91% 2.39%
18184 SYLLA 1,530 11.18% 85.36% (S) (S) 2.16% 1.05%
18354 SWABY 1,509 15.04% 76.61% (S) (S) 2.98% 4.90%
18457 SWANIGAN 1,499 19.35% 75.12% (S) (S) 3.60% 1.40%
18486 SIMIEN 1,495 5.08% 83.28% 0.47% 0.74% 5.75% 4.68%
18858 SPRATLEY 1,450 30.62% 63.10% (S) (S) 2.90% 2.90%
19041 SAINTIL 1,430 0.70% 94.55% (S) (S) 1.75% 2.66%
19123 STAMPLEY 1,422 30.24% 66.17% (S) (S) 1.55% 1.55%
19697 STEPTOE 1,368 31.43% 61.55% (S) (S) 3.65% 2.78%
19747 SECK 1,364 32.48% 63.05% (S) (S) 1.98% 1.47%
20792 STOUDEMIRE 1,270 20.39% 75.28% (S) (S) 3.46% 0.71%
20829 SEABROOKS 1,267 5.05% 87.06% 0.55% 0.39% 3.87% 3.08%
21119 STFLEUR 1,243 (S) 95.41% (S) 0.00% 2.01% 2.09%
21495 SQUARE 1,215 10.12% 82.47% (S) 2.39% (S) 2.63%
21509 STENNIS 1,214 18.95% 75.95% (S) (S) 2.88% 1.98%
21609 SENEGAL 1,207 3.40% 89.81% (S) (S) 3.31% 2.73%
22026 SEMIEN 1,177 3.99% 84.79% (S) (S) 5.44% 3.65%
22924 SKEETE 1,116 10.66% 79.21% (S) (S) 3.49% 5.82%
23300 STJULIEN 1,093 14.18% 78.68% (S) (S) 4.03% 2.56%
23691 SHARPER 1,069 14.87% 80.07% (S) (S) 2.34% 2.15%
24499 SABB 1,021 6.66% 88.64% 0.00% 0.49% 2.84% 1.37%
25064 STROTHERS 991 30.78% 60.24% 0.61% 0.61% 5.15% 2.62%
25083 STARKES 990 28.38% 66.36% (S) (S) 2.32% 1.72%
25272 SCIPIO 980 7.45% 84.80% (S) (S) 4.39% 2.76%
25356 SELMON 976 31.56% 61.78% (S) (S) 3.38% 2.36%
25620 STRADFORD 963 14.54% 77.36% (S) (S) 5.19% 2.80%
26143 SCOTLAND 936 27.35% 63.25% (S) (S) 3.63% 5.45%
26422 SIGGERS 924 34.74% 60.17% (S) (S) 3.14% 1.30%
26422 SHAHEED 924 4.65% 76.73% 10.82% (S) 4.76% (S)
26451 SEIDE 923 28.28% 65.66% 1.08% 0.00% 1.63% 3.36%
26853 SEABERRY 905 11.49% 79.12% (S) (S) 5.19% 2.43%
26932 SAINTFLEUR 901 (S) 96.89% (S) (S) 1.22% 1.44%
27260 SARR 887 25.70% 68.09% (S) (S) 2.93% 2.37%
27277 SALAMI 886 32.51% 61.40% 1.02% 0.00% 2.14% 2.93%
27303 SARPONG 885 2.03% 95.25% (S) (S) 1.58% (S)
27534 SYLVE 875 16.34% 69.71% (S) 6.40% 5.03% (S)
28241 SILLAH 847 2.13% 95.04% (S) (S) 1.42% 0.94%
28408 SALLIE 840 33.10% 61.67% (S) (S) 2.50% 2.50%
28856 SINKFIELD 824 1.58% 91.63% (S) (S) 5.58% 0.97%
29279 SERAPHIN 808 20.79% 71.04% (S) (S) 2.97% 3.47%
29309 SENAT 807 6.32% 90.09% 0.74% (S) 2.60% (S)
29309 SPIGHT 807 9.54% 84.26% (S) (S) 2.11% 3.72%
29334 SHOWELL 806 26.67% 65.76% (S) (S) 4.71% 2.23%
30013 SALONE 782 25.19% 65.86% (S) (S) 4.60% 4.09%
30339 SAINTJEAN 771 2.08% 92.35% 1.04% 0.00% 1.69% 2.85%
30367 SINEGAL 770 5.84% 89.87% 0.00% 0.00% 2.47% 1.82%
30509 SOUFFRANT 765 8.24% 86.93% (S) (S) 2.22% 2.09%
30665 SILMON 760 22.24% 68.55% (S) (S) 5.79% 1.71%
31482 SHEDRICK 735 19.32% 74.69% (S) 0.82% 4.63% (S)
32169 SAINVIL 717 (S) 93.31% (S) 1.39% 2.79% 1.81%
32438 SNIPE 709 15.80% 77.43% (S) (S) 3.24% 1.69%
33941 SLAPPY 670 10.45% 84.03% (S) (S) 3.43% 1.94%
34110 STJUSTE 666 1.05% 90.39% (S) (S) 2.10% 5.41%
34495 SCONIERS 656 21.34% 69.82% (S) (S) 4.42% 3.20%
34668 SAINTVIL 652 (S) 95.40% (S) (S) 2.45% 0.92%
34758 SUDLER 650 16.00% 75.54% (S) (S) 4.15% 3.08%
35721 SENATUS 629 1.43% 92.21% (S) (S) 3.66% 2.38%
35866 SHELVIN 626 3.67% 92.33% (S) (S) 2.08% 1.44%
35945 SIDIBE 624 2.56% 91.35% (S) (S) 3.04% 2.40%
35993 STACKER 623 29.37% 64.37% (S) (S) 1.93% 2.89%
35993 STFORT 623 1.28% 94.06% (S) (S) 2.57% 1.77%
36379 SACKEY 615 9.76% 84.55% (S) (S) 3.25% 2.28%
37076 STARGELL 602 20.76% 75.75% (S) (S) 2.33% 0.83%
37442 SCANTLEBURY 595 22.18% 65.38% (S) (S) 1.34% 10.59%
37492 SHELLS 594 8.25% 84.18% (S) (S) 4.88% 1.85%
37955 SEEGARS 585 25.13% 70.77% (S) (S) 2.22% 1.20%
37993 STIGGER 584 4.62% 89.38% (S) (S) 3.94% 1.88%
38103 SHILLINGFORD 582 22.85% 65.12% (S) (S) 4.81% 6.19%
38439 SHAKUR 576 3.30% 68.92% 15.10% 0.87% 4.86% 6.94%
38484 SEYOUM 575 (S) 96.70% (S) (S) 0.87% 1.22%
39212 SKIPWITH 561 18.36% 76.65% (S) (S) 1.60% 2.50%
39717 SAINTCYR 553 7.05% 82.46% (S) (S) 3.80% 6.51%
39837 SABREE 551 5.81% 88.02% 1.27% 0.91% 1.81% 2.18%
40082 SEJOUR 547 1.28% 93.24% (S) (S) 3.29% 1.65%
40313 STEPTER 543 11.60% 81.58% (S) (S) 4.24% 1.29%
41100 SIMILIEN 530 (S) 97.92% 0.00% 0.00% 1.32% (S)
41303 SEMEDO 527 24.10% 63.00% (S) (S) 6.26% 3.42%
41657 SHINHOLSTER 522 20.31% 76.05% (S) (S) 1.92% 1.15%
41657 SUELL 522 24.33% 69.54% (S) (S) 2.30% 3.07%
42579 SEAWOOD 509 6.48% 86.84% (S) (S) 3.93% 2.55%
43369 SAINTFORT 498 1.61% 93.37% (S) (S) 1.61% 2.81%
43732 SOWELLS 493 20.89% 73.63% (S) 1.01% 3.45% (S)
44270 STREAT 486 32.51% 61.52% (S) (S) 3.09% 2.26%
44423 SMIKLE 484 9.71% 84.30% 0.00% 0.00% 2.89% 3.10%
45026 SISSOKO 476 4.20% 89.71% (S) (S) 5.04% (S)
45189 SYMONETTE 474 16.46% 73.84% (S) (S) 5.70% 3.16%
45412 SIVELS 471 6.79% 85.35% (S) (S) 5.10% 2.34%
45959 STITTS 464 23.28% 69.18% 0.00% 0.00% 4.09% 3.45%
46568 SHEGOG 457 9.63% 85.56% (S) (S) 3.28% (S)
47614 SHIFERAW 445 2.02% 95.73% 1.12% 0.00% (S) (S)
47791 STVIL 443 (S) 94.58% (S) 0.00% 2.03% 2.48%
48347 SULTON 437 20.37% 74.37% 1.60% 0.00% 2.52% 1.14%
49365 SHINGLES 426 15.26% 81.69% (S) 0.00% 1.88% (S)
50659 SAJOUS 412 5.83% 84.47% (S) (S) 4.13% 5.34%
50851 SEABORNE 410 32.68% 61.71% (S) (S) 2.68% 2.20%
50851 SALAD 410 5.12% 87.56% 5.37% 0.00% (S) (S)
50960 STROSE 409 3.18% 84.11% (S) (S) 4.16% 7.58%
51281 SALVANT 406 18.72% 74.63% (S) (S) 1.48% 4.19%
51396 SCARVER 405 1.23% 88.89% (S) (S) 6.42% 2.96%
51830 SULLEN 401 9.98% 87.28% (S) 0.00% 1.75% (S)
51830 SANGARE 401 2.74% 94.51% (S) 0.00% 2.49% (S)
52037 SANDLES 399 19.05% 77.44% 0.00% (S) 2.01% (S)
52169 STJULIAN 398 21.86% 71.36% (S) (S) 3.27% 3.02%
52169 STHILL 398 6.78% 78.89% (S) (S) 5.03% 8.29%
52736 SARPY 393 22.39% 65.39% 0.00% 2.80% 5.34% 4.07%
52736 SAINTJUSTE 393 (S) 95.67% (S) 0.00% 2.29% 1.78%
52970 SKANES 391 31.20% 60.10% (S) (S) 4.86% 3.07%
53204 SKEETER 389 22.11% 65.30% 1.29% 3.86% 4.88% 2.57%
53204 STANDBERRY 389 1.54% 94.34% (S) (S) 2.31% 1.29%
53667 SIDBERRY 385 2.08% 94.81% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.60%
53667 STURKEY 385 29.61% 63.90% (S) (S) 4.68% 1.30%
53667 STALLION 385 24.16% 68.31% (S) (S) 3.12% 3.12%
53667 SWAYZER 385 1.56% 89.87% (S) (S) 6.49% (S)
53913 STIGGERS 383 4.18% 87.47% (S) (S) 6.01% 1.57%
53913 SHINES 383 13.58% 76.76% (S) (S) 6.27% 1.83%
54178 SAMEDI 381 3.15% 90.03% (S) (S) 3.15% 3.15%
54418 SAINTPIERRE 379 25.33% 67.81% 1.32% 1.58% 2.11% 1.85%
54637 SHUFFORD 377 9.02% 86.21% 0.00% 0.00% 3.45% 1.33%
55121 SUDDS 373 24.13% 70.51% (S) 0.00% 3.75% (S)
55121 SACKO 373 17.69% 78.02% 0.00% (S) 3.49% (S)
55255 SHOALS 372 17.47% 72.04% (S) (S) 4.57% 5.11%
55255 SEABRON 372 3.49% 89.52% (S) (S) 3.76% 2.96%
55386 SAMBA 371 3.50% 84.37% 8.36% (S) 2.70% (S)
55741 SHOATS 368 17.12% 69.57% (S) (S) 4.08% 8.15%
55741 SIPLIN 368 1.90% 94.02% (S) 0.00% 2.99% (S)
56444 SANKOH 362 (S) 96.96% (S) 0.00% 1.66% (S)
56836 SUMBRY 359 1.67% 93.87% (S) (S) 1.39% 2.79%
56836 SUMMONS 359 14.76% 76.60% (S) (S) 4.46% 3.06%
56836 SANNI 359 8.36% 86.91% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.06%
57234 SIDBURY 356 25.00% 71.07% 0.00% 0.00% 2.53% 1.40%
57781 SMAW 352 14.77% 73.58% (S) (S) 5.97% 4.55%
58182 SHIRD 349 20.06% 76.22% (S) (S) 2.29% (S)
59017 SHAKES 343 9.62% 82.22% (S) (S) 2.92% 4.37%
60196 SANUSI 335 4.48% 81.19% 11.04% (S) (S) 1.79%
60347 STOUDMIRE 334 2.99% 87.72% (S) (S) 5.69% 2.40%
60790 SISAY 331 2.42% 90.94% 3.93% (S) 1.81% (S)
60790 SIRLEAF 331 (S) 96.98% (S) 0.00% 1.51% 0.00%
61123 SEWER 329 4.26% 82.37% 0.00% 0.00% 3.04% 10.33%
61745 STUDIVANT 325 8.92% 85.85% (S) (S) 3.38% (S)
61899 STBERNARD 324 29.32% 63.58% (S) (S) 5.25% 1.54%
62359 SALLAH 321 32.71% 64.49% 0.00% (S) 1.87% (S)
62531 SARFO 320 2.81% 94.69% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
63218 STERLIN 316 23.73% 67.72% (S) (S) 5.70% 2.53%
63698 STSURIN 313 (S) 91.05% (S) 0.00% 4.15% 4.47%
63698 SHURN 313 9.90% 84.66% (S) (S) 3.83% (S)
64054 SQUIREWELL 311 2.57% 93.25% (S) (S) 2.89% (S)
64388 SINCERE 309 34.95% 61.81% (S) (S) (S) 1.94%
64559 SAGET 308 19.16% 69.16% 0.00% (S) (S) 10.06%
64559 SKYERS 308 3.25% 87.99% 0.00% (S) (S) 6.82%
64559 STEPHERSON 308 34.09% 61.04% (S) (S) 2.92% 1.62%
64721 STIRGUS 307 1.63% 92.18% 0.00% 0.00% 1.95% 4.23%
64891 SUPERVILLE 306 5.56% 83.01% 1.63% 0.00% 4.90% 4.90%
65244 SAINTILUS 304 (S) 96.71% (S) 0.00% (S) 1.64%
65244 STVICTOR 304 (S) 93.42% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.96%
65424 STEPHNEY 303 7.92% 82.51% (S) (S) 5.61% 3.63%
65782 SIMUEL 301 1.99% 91.69% (S) (S) 2.99% 2.66%
65782 SURPRIS 301 (S) 96.01% (S) 0.00% 1.66% 1.66%
65782 SAMUDA 301 6.64% 83.06% (S) (S) 3.99% 4.98%
65964 SEASTRUNK 300 33.33% 61.33% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.00%
67943 SANOGO 290 1.72% 93.79% (S) (S) 3.45% 0.00%
67943 STRIGGLES 290 3.79% 93.79% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
68547 SAILS 287 8.36% 87.80% 0.00% (S) 2.44% (S)
69392 SYAS 283 13.07% 78.80% (S) (S) 5.30% (S)
69996 STROY 280 23.57% 68.57% (S) (S) 5.36% 2.14%
70208 SEIFU 279 3.23% 94.98% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
70645 SALAKO 277 2.17% 96.03% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
70833 SAMB 276 15.94% 82.61% 0.00% (S) (S) 0.00%
71478 SIMEUS 273 (S) 90.11% 0.00% (S) 4.03% 5.13%
71478 SHAMSIDDEEN 273 (S) 83.88% (S) 2.56% 6.23% 4.76%
71678 STAINE 272 14.34% 72.79% 0.00% (S) (S) 11.03%
71886 SHITTU 271 (S) 96.68% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
72771 STURRUP 267 19.48% 75.66% 0.00% 0.00% 3.00% 1.87%
72771 SKRINE 267 35.21% 60.30% 0.00% (S) (S) 1.87%
72771 SAILES 267 5.62% 86.52% 0.00% 0.00% 5.99% 1.87%
73005 SAMATAR 266 (S) 96.62% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
73464 SAUVEUR 264 12.50% 81.82% 4.92% 0.00% (S) (S)
73666 SWARN 263 7.60% 86.69% (S) (S) 1.90% (S)
73666 SELASSIE 263 3.80% 82.51% (S) (S) 7.60% 4.56%
74141 SEIBLES 261 2.68% 88.89% (S) (S) 6.13% 1.92%
74608 SURRY 259 30.89% 67.18% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
75069 STROWDER 257 2.33% 93.77% (S) 0.00% 2.33% (S)
75564 STHUBERT 255 1.96% 93.33% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.14%
75564 SOWAH 255 2.35% 89.80% (S) (S) 3.14% 3.14%
75564 SOUMARE 255 2.35% 94.12% (S) 0.00% 2.75% (S)
76275 SUMMAGE 252 (S) 96.43% 0.00% 0.00% 2.78% (S)
76768 SAINTPREUX 250 (S) 91.60% (S) 0.00% 2.80% 5.20%
76768 STIMAGE 250 2.00% 96.40% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
77012 SEYE 249 15.26% 78.31% (S) 0.00% 4.02% (S)
77264 STEMLEY 248 20.56% 74.19% (S) (S) 2.82% 2.02%
77522 SALANDY 247 (S) 84.21% 2.02% (S) 4.86% 8.10%
78040 SOUMAHORO 245 2.04% 93.06% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.67%
78040 SOWE 245 6.94% 88.57% 0.00% 0.00% 2.45% 2.04%
78316 SUMO 244 11.89% 77.87% 6.15% (S) 2.05% (S)
78316 STPREUX 244 (S) 97.95% (S) (S) (S) (S)
78567 STRUGGS 243 (S) 91.77% (S) 0.00% 4.12% 2.47%
78567 SATCHEL 243 14.81% 80.25% (S) (S) 2.47% 2.06%
78821 STREETE 242 18.18% 77.27% (S) 0.00% 2.48% (S)
79075 SAINTSURIN 241 2.90% 92.53% (S) 0.00% 2.90% (S)
79338 SWOOPES 240 3.75% 86.67% (S) (S) (S) 6.25%
79846 SOUVENIR 238 20.59% 74.37% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.94%
80131 SACKOR 237 (S) 94.94% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
80419 SARDIN 236 12.29% 76.69% 0.00% (S) (S) 9.75%
80926 SAMEDY 234 (S) 93.16% (S) 0.00% 2.99% 2.14%
81458 SEPHUS 232 8.19% 82.76% (S) (S) 3.45% 5.17%
81772 STANCIEL 231 2.16% 89.18% (S) (S) 4.76% 3.46%
82044 SAINTGERMAIN 230 26.52% 65.65% (S) (S) 3.04% 3.48%
82317 SOUMAH 229 7.42% 87.77% (S) 0.00% 3.93% (S)
82613 SONKO 228 13.16% 83.33% (S) 0.00% 2.19% (S)
83226 SCULLARK 226 (S) 92.92% (S) 0.00% 3.10% 2.65%
83226 SWARAY 226 (S) 96.46% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
83834 SABUR 224 7.59% 64.73% 22.77% (S) 2.68% (S)
83834 SCANDRICK 224 0.00% 92.41% (S) 0.00% 6.70% (S)
84136 SOWELS 223 31.84% 67.26% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
84136 SEMERE 223 3.14% 94.17% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
84463 SUMLAR 222 22.52% 72.52% (S) 0.00% 4.50% (S)
85049 SWEPSON 220 6.36% 82.27% (S) (S) 5.00% 4.09%
85357 SAMPY 219 5.94% 89.95% 0.00% (S) 2.28% (S)
85357 SERVANCE 219 0.00% 96.35% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.74%
85357 SAHAL 219 2.74% 89.95% 5.48% 0.00% (S) (S)
86005 STRAWTER 217 4.61% 88.48% (S) 0.00% 5.07% (S)
86314 SAINTE 216 8.80% 86.11% (S) (S) 2.31% 2.31%
86645 SAVIOR 215 11.16% 66.51% (S) 8.84% (S) 6.51%
86981 SMOKES 214 2.80% 92.99% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
87335 STROUGHTER 213 15.49% 76.53% (S) (S) 4.23% 3.29%
87335 SOUVERAIN 213 0.00% 95.77% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.35%
88336 SANNEH 210 (S) 91.43% (S) 0.00% 5.24% (S)
88685 SQUALLS 209 2.39% 93.30% (S) 0.00% 2.39% (S)
88685 SEREAL 209 (S) 95.22% (S) (S) (S) (S)
89069 SUMBLER 208 10.58% 84.13% 0.00% (S) (S) 3.37%
89753 SPREWELL 206 28.16% 60.19% (S) (S) 2.91% 8.25%
89753 STFELIX 206 4.85% 89.81% (S) 0.00% (S) 2.91%
90495 SAHO 204 26.47% 66.18% 4.41% (S) 2.45% (S)
90495 SHIDER 204 14.71% 82.84% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
90495 STRIDIRON 204 16.18% 63.24% (S) (S) 7.35% 11.27%
90495 SIMMIONS 204 28.92% 65.69% 0.00% (S) 2.45% (S)
90495 SNORTON 204 (S) 95.10% 0.00% 0.00% 3.43% (S)
91221 SECKA 202 13.86% 81.68% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.96%
91625 STURGHILL 201 (S) 95.02% 0.00% 0.00% 2.99% (S)
91625 SPEECH 201 8.46% 85.57% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.98%
91625 SANYANG 201 2.99% 91.04% (S) (S) 2.99% (S)
91981 SUMMERSET 200 11.00% 77.50% (S) (S) 4.50% 5.50%
92358 SEMEXANT 199 (S) 97.99% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
92719 SMITHWILLIAMS 198 14.65% 76.26% (S) (S) 6.57% (S)
93125 SHOULARS 197 19.29% 72.59% (S) (S) 4.06% 3.55%
93125 SAKHO 197 4.06% 89.85% (S) 0.00% 5.08% (S)
93513 SMITHJOHNSON 196 21.43% 70.92% (S) (S) 4.59% 2.55%
94311 SAWADOGO 194 4.64% 89.69% (S) (S) 2.58% 2.58%
94311 SIVERAND 194 2.58% 91.24% (S) (S) 3.09% 2.58%
94730 STEELS 193 24.87% 70.47% (S) 0.00% (S) 3.11%
94730 SESSON 193 15.54% 79.27% (S) 0.00% 4.66% (S)
94730 SAINTELUS 193 (S) 94.30% 0.00% 0.00% 4.66% (S)
95115 SHARRIEFF 192 (S) 88.54% (S) 0.00% 6.77% 3.65%
95115 STEPLIGHT 192 (S) 90.63% (S) 0.00% 5.21% 2.60%
95545 SUAH 191 (S) 92.67% (S) 0.00% 2.62% (S)
95955 SAKYI 190 0.00% 96.84% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
96799 SAHLE 188 11.17% 82.45% 4.26% 0.00% (S) (S)
97210 STEANS 187 18.18% 71.12% (S) (S) 3.21% 6.95%
97210 SEBHATU 187 (S) 96.79% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
98099 SOMUAH 185 (S) 97.84% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
98099 SIMPLICE 185 (S) 92.43% (S) (S) 4.32% 0.00%
98099 SPOTWOOD 185 4.32% 80.54% 0.00% (S) 12.43% (S)
98099 SCIPPIO 185 (S) 93.51% 0.00% (S) 3.24% (S)
98553 SMITHBROWN 184 21.20% 72.28% (S) (S) 3.26% 2.72%
98982 STRAMBLER 183 5.46% 81.42% (S) (S) 5.46% 6.01%
99845 SIBBLIES 181 2.76% 86.74% (S) 0.00% 7.73% (S)
99845 SIGNAL 181 4.97% 85.64% (S) (S) 4.42% (S)
99845 SHARPERSON 181 (S) 93.37% (S) 0.00% 2.76% (S)
100791 SARDEN 179 10.06% 64.80% (S) (S) 8.94% 13.41%
100791 SAAFIR 179 (S) 88.27% (S) 0.00% 6.15% 3.91%
101737 SPEARMON 177 (S) 96.61% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
102197 STRAUTHER 176 5.11% 85.23% (S) (S) 3.41% 5.68%
102197 STINNEY 176 3.98% 88.64% (S) (S) 4.55% (S)
102197 STJULES 176 19.89% 72.16% (S) (S) 4.55% (S)
102197 SINGFIELD 176 3.98% 92.05% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
102688 SPECKS 175 14.29% 82.29% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
102688 SUCCES 175 (S) 94.86% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 4.57%
102688 SWINNIE 175 15.43% 82.29% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
103181 SANNOH 174 (S) 93.68% (S) 0.00% 3.45% 0.00%
104156 SALNAVE 172 22.09% 61.05% (S) (S) (S) 11.63%
104156 SPIVERY 172 3.49% 88.37% (S) 0.00% (S) 5.81%
104602 STAFFNEY 171 8.77% 83.04% (S) (S) 3.51% (S)
104602 SAINTVICTOR 171 (S) 94.15% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.51%
105600 SAMURA 169 5.92% 71.01% 14.20% (S) 7.10% (S)
105600 SAINTVAL 169 (S) 92.90% (S) (S) 2.96% (S)
106096 SATTIEWHITE 168 8.33% 85.71% 0.00% 0.00% 2.98% 2.98%
106096 SOMERSALL 168 10.12% 75.00% (S) 5.36% (S) 6.55%
106570 SAYDEE 167 4.19% 94.61% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
107134 SATURNE 166 (S) 95.18% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
107669 SHIPMON 165 10.30% 79.39% 3.03% (S) 4.85% (S)
107669 SEBRO 165 12.73% 84.24% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.03%
107669 SAFFORE 165 3.03% 89.09% (S) (S) 3.64% 3.64%
108199 SERRANT 164 (S) 76.22% 0.00% (S) 6.71% 14.63%
108199 STPHARD 164 (S) 92.07% (S) 0.00% 3.05% (S)
108734 STARGHILL 163 (S) 96.93% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
108734 SHOATES 163 10.43% 85.89% (S) 0.00% 3.07% (S)
109258 SAGESSE 162 (S) 97.53% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
109258 SAINTFELIX 162 (S) 87.04% 0.00% (S) 3.09% 8.02%
109258 SIPPIO 162 8.64% 85.80% (S) 0.00% 3.09% (S)
109758 STOOT 161 23.60% 73.91% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
109758 SALARY 161 4.97% 86.96% (S) 0.00% 6.21% (S)
110286 SCATLIFFE 160 (S) 78.75% (S) 0.00% 6.88% 10.63%
110286 STROBERT 160 34.38% 60.63% (S) 0.00% 3.13% (S)
110286 SIMELTON 160 (S) 93.75% 0.00% 0.00% 3.75% (S)
110825 SHOTO 159 5.03% 84.91% (S) (S) 5.66% 3.77%
111426 SAFO 158 7.59% 85.44% (S) 0.00% 4.43% (S)
111426 SCAVELLA 158 13.29% 77.22% (S) (S) 4.43% 3.80%
112568 SAMAKE 156 (S) 94.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
112568 SAULSBY 156 (S) 91.03% 0.00% 0.00% 6.41% (S)
112568 SNAGG 156 (S) 95.51% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 3.21%
113155 SIBY 155 (S) 65.16% 30.97% (S) (S) (S)
113155 STALWORTH 155 5.81% 80.65% 0.00% 0.00% 6.45% 7.10%
113791 SARKODIE 154 (S) 96.75% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
113791 SUMBLIN 154 34.42% 64.94% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
114424 STCLOUD 153 18.30% 64.71% (S) 10.46% (S) 5.23%
114424 SWANIER 153 5.23% 89.54% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
114424 SACKIE 153 35.95% 60.78% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
115034 SHOEMO 152 (S) 90.13% (S) (S) 5.26% 0.00%
115034 STANISLAS 152 23.68% 69.08% (S) (S) 3.29% 3.29%
115639 SHAZIER 151 3.97% 84.11% (S) (S) 5.96% 4.64%
116201 SALKEY 150 6.00% 72.00% (S) 12.67% 3.33% (S)
116201 SLOLEY 150 8.67% 84.67% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.00%
116829 SUPREME 149 (S) 91.95% 0.00% 0.00% 3.36% (S)
116829 SAINVILUS 149 0.00% 94.63% (S) (S) (S) (S)
118185 SABBS 147 3.40% 88.44% 0.00% 0.00% 4.08% 4.08%
118853 SHAIFER 146 32.19% 65.07% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
118853 SPRUEL 146 4.79% 86.99% (S) 0.00% 5.48% (S)
118853 SILENCIEUX 146 (S) 91.10% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 6.85%
118853 SORINA 146 16.44% 60.27% 6.85% (S) (S) 13.01%
120901 SORAPURU 143 13.99% 77.62% (S) 0.00% 5.59% (S)
120901 SOPHUS 143 (S) 93.71% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
120901 SPRAUVE 143 4.20% 83.92% (S) (S) (S) 9.09%
120901 SYLVAS 143 6.29% 65.03% (S) (S) 7.69% 16.08%
120901 SHILLOW 143 11.89% 83.22% 0.00% 0.00% 4.90% 0.00%
120901 SHINHOSTER 143 (S) 91.61% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 5.59%
122314 STOMER 141 17.02% 73.05% 0.00% 0.00% 4.96% 4.96%
122314 SPREWER 141 (S) 85.82% (S) 0.00% 9.22% (S)
122314 SANCHIOUS 141 (S) 88.65% (S) (S) (S) 6.38%
122314 SCISNEY 141 7.09% 85.11% 0.00% 0.00% 7.80% 0.00%
122314 SHERVINGTON 141 19.15% 69.50% (S) (S) 4.96% 4.26%
123064 STREMY 140 0.00% 89.29% 0.00% 0.00% 6.43% 4.29%
123796 SIMILTON 139 (S) 95.68% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
123796 SAWYERR 139 (S) 94.96% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
124548 SIBANDA 138 (S) 92.75% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
126018 SELVIE 136 11.03% 87.50% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
126018 SANTIFUL 136 0.00% 92.65% (S) 0.00% 4.41% (S)
126765 SMITHDAVIS 135 23.70% 62.22% (S) 3.70% 7.41% (S)
126765 SITHOLE 135 4.44% 95.56% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
126765 STOUDAMIRE 135 4.44% 88.89% (S) 0.00% 5.19% (S)
126765 SUEING 135 0.00% 91.85% (S) (S) 3.70% 0.00%
127494 SAINTPAUL 134 11.19% 67.91% 3.73% 0.00% 5.97% 11.19%
127494 STIDHUM 134 (S) 92.54% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
128249 SMOOTH 133 9.02% 83.46% 0.00% (S) (S) 4.51%
128249 STOWES 133 6.02% 88.72% 0.00% 0.00% 5.26% 0.00%
129047 SHUBRICK 132 16.67% 81.82% 0.00% (S) 0.00% (S)
129047 SHERALD 132 13.64% 77.27% 0.00% (S) (S) 6.82%
129047 SHIGGS 132 (S) 93.94% 0.00% 0.00% 3.79% (S)
129825 SHAMBRY 131 (S) 88.55% 0.00% (S) (S) 6.87%
130610 SEAFORTH 130 8.46% 80.00% 0.00% (S) 6.15% (S)
130610 SWEEPER 130 (S) 93.85% 0.00% 0.00% 4.62% (S)
132206 SHELMON 128 9.38% 84.38% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
132206 SAPPLETON 128 (S) 97.66% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
133048 SPLUNGE 127 4.72% 92.13% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
133048 SUMLING 127 (S) 98.43% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
133048 SHEED 127 29.13% 65.35% 3.94% 0.00% (S) (S)
133863 SAINTUS 126 (S) 92.06% 0.00% 0.00% 5.56% (S)
133863 SOUBLET 126 (S) 80.16% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 14.29%
134712 SALLIER 125 32.00% 63.20% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 SERAILE 124 5.65% 80.65% (S) (S) 6.45% (S)
137327 SACCOH 122 (S) 96.72% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
137327 SAMBOU 122 (S) 93.44% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
137327 SPOTTSVILLE 122 (S) 86.89% (S) (S) 6.56% (S)
138304 SOKO 121 14.88% 70.25% 7.44% (S) (S) 5.79%
139228 SCRUBB 120 (S) 80.83% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 12.50%
139228 SWEETENBURG 120 (S) 91.67% 0.00% (S) 4.17% (S)
139228 SPRAGLIN 120 (S) 88.33% (S) 0.00% 4.17% (S)
139228 STINNIE 120 (S) 98.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
139228 SIMBA 120 9.17% 60.83% 20.83% 0.00% 4.17% 5.00%
139228 SKYES 120 24.17% 70.83% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
140157 SMITHBEY 119 (S) 90.76% (S) (S) (S) (S)
140157 SCURLARK 119 0.00% 94.12% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 5.88%
140157 SCRUTCHINS 119 15.97% 77.31% (S) 0.00% 5.04% (S)
140157 SESLEY 119 (S) 89.08% 0.00% 0.00% 5.88% (S)
141140 SAINTPHARD 118 0.00% 88.98% (S) 0.00% (S) 7.63%
141140 SAADIQ 118 (S) 69.49% 10.17% (S) 8.47% 11.02%
141140 SEKYERE 118 (S) 96.61% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
141140 SHAMILY 118 (S) 99.15% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
141140 STREATY 118 (S) 83.05% 0.00% (S) 10.17% (S)
141140 SLACKS 118 38.98% 61.02% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
142108 SNEEZE 117 (S) 94.87% 0.00% 0.00% 4.27% (S)
142108 SLYDELL 117 (S) 92.31% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
142108 STLUCE 117 (S) 94.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
142108 SAMPAY 117 20.51% 70.09% (S) (S) (S) (S)
143149 STOUTMIRE 116 (S) 86.21% (S) 0.00% (S) 6.90%
143149 SMITHJACKSON 116 15.52% 80.17% 0.00% 0.00% 4.31% 0.00%
144141 STOTS 115 14.78% 82.61% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
144141 STANCE 115 22.61% 72.17% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
144141 SANYA 115 5.22% 62.61% 20.00% (S) 8.70% (S)
145220 SHURELDS 114 8.77% 71.05% 0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 7.02%
145220 SAMILTON 114 7.02% 79.82% (S) 0.00% 11.40% (S)
145220 SIMPLE 114 20.18% 60.53% (S) 7.02% 7.02% (S)
146201 STATAM 113 19.47% 71.68% (S) (S) 4.42% (S)
146201 SERWAA 113 0.00% 99.12% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
147253 SEMBLY 112 (S) 85.71% (S) 0.00% 7.14% 4.46%
147253 SENSLEY 112 (S) 90.18% (S) 0.00% 4.46% 4.46%
147253 SEALIE 112 (S) 88.39% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% (S)
147253 SNYPE 112 5.36% 87.50% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.46%
147253 SOLEYN 112 (S) 70.54% 15.18% (S) 8.93% (S)
147253 SNOWTON 112 (S) 86.61% (S) 0.00% 5.36% 5.36%
148347 STHILLAIRE 111 9.91% 84.68% (S) 0.00% (S) 4.50%
148347 STIMPHIL 111 (S) 88.29% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 7.21%
149395 SERVIUS 110 (S) 97.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
149395 SIUM 110 0.00% 94.55% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 STIDUM 109 9.17% 86.24% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
150452 SAINTILIEN 109 (S) 97.25% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
151532 SAAHIR 108 (S) 89.81% 0.00% 0.00% 9.26% (S)
151532 SPEAD 108 31.48% 63.89% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
151532 STUPPARD 108 (S) 86.11% (S) 0.00% (S) 8.33%
151532 STRAWBERRY 108 13.89% 81.48% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
152628 SYMISTER 107 5.61% 85.98% (S) 0.00% 4.67% (S)
152628 SAMULES 107 26.17% 64.49% 0.00% 4.67% (S) (S)
153769 SAINVAL 106 0.00% 94.34% (S) 0.00% 4.72% (S)
153769 SEISAY 106 (S) 91.51% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
153769 SHEPPHARD 106 30.19% 61.32% 0.00% (S) (S) 4.72%
153769 SUNKINS 106 (S) 96.23% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% (S)
153769 SWEETNEY 106 5.66% 92.45% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
153769 SPELLEN 106 27.36% 62.26% (S) 0.00% 5.66% (S)
153769 SIAW 106 7.55% 64.15% 26.42% 0.00% (S) (S)
154907 SMOAKS 105 8.57% 89.52% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
154907 SMITHTHOMAS 105 21.90% 65.71% (S) (S) 4.76% 5.71%
154907 SHOY 105 (S) 62.86% 5.71% (S) 4.76% 22.86%
156044 SASHINGTON 104 0.00% 93.27% (S) 0.00% 5.77% (S)
156044 STAGGER 104 19.23% 72.12% (S) 0.00% (S) 6.73%
156044 SPRIGGINS 104 7.69% 88.46% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
157234 SNERLING 103 (S) 88.35% 0.00% 0.00% 6.80% (S)
157234 SIPHO 103 (S) 84.47% 4.85% 0.00% (S) (S)
157234 SKANNAL 103 8.74% 81.55% (S) 0.00% 6.80% (S)
157234 STUMON 103 9.71% 86.41% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
157234 STOKELING 103 (S) 96.12% 0.00% (S) 0.00% 0.00%
157234 SHELVY 103 35.92% 62.14% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
157234 SHENAULT 103 12.62% 78.64% 0.00% 0.00% 8.74% 0.00%
158432 SALERY 102 6.86% 81.37% (S) 0.00% 8.82% (S)
158432 SCYPION 102 (S) 96.08% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
158432 SHINAUL 102 (S) 89.22% (S) 0.00% 6.86% (S)
158432 SHEARRILL 102 (S) 95.10% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
158432 SWAIT 102 24.51% 66.67% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
159712 SPRUIEL 101 15.84% 80.20% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
159712 SULUKI 101 (S) 96.04% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
160975 SEWEL 100 28.00% 67.00% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
160975 SAVOURY 100 23.00% 65.00% (S) 0.00% (S) 11.00%
160975 SUNKETT 100 6.00% 81.00% (S) 0.00% 8.00% (S)
160975 SNEARL 100 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

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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