32 Most Common Black Last Names Beginning with U

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

Currently, the most popular Black last name beginning with U in America is Ulysse, with a total count of 1,442 people who have the surname. The surname Ulysse occurs roughly 0 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with U 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
18928 ULYSSE 1,442 1.32% 93.20% (S) (S) 2.50% 2.29%
25620 UPSHUR 963 13.40% 79.34% (S) (S) 3.53% 2.80%
46138 UDOH 462 (S) 96.54% (S) (S) (S) 1.95%
50960 UDO 409 9.78% 64.79% 16.63% (S) 7.09% (S)
53667 UCHE 385 (S) 98.18% (S) 0.00% 0.00% (S)
57516 UMEH 354 (S) 95.76% (S) 0.00% 1.98% (S)
59470 UNDERDUE 340 (S) 88.82% (S) (S) 4.71% 4.41%
64388 UMOH 309 1.62% 93.20% (S) 0.00% 4.21% (S)
66371 UDEH 298 1.68% 95.64% 0.00% 0.00% 2.68% 0.00%
70645 UGWU 277 (S) 97.11% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
72568 UTER 268 26.49% 66.79% (S) 0.00% 4.48% (S)
88020 UZOMA 211 (S) 95.73% (S) 0.00% (S) 0.00%
89403 UPSHER 207 6.76% 83.57% 0.00% 0.00% 7.25% 2.42%
90113 UGOCHUKWU 205 (S) 99.02% 0.00% 0.00% (S) 0.00%
91981 USSIN 200 5.50% 88.50% 2.50% 0.00% (S) (S)
92719 UQDAH 198 (S) 88.89% (S) (S) 8.59% (S)
92719 UGORJI 198 (S) 89.90% (S) 0.00% 3.54% 5.05%
95955 UKAEGBU 190 (S) 94.21% (S) 0.00% 0.00% 5.26%
100302 UCHENDU 180 (S) 95.00% (S) 0.00% 3.33% 0.00%
106096 UDOM 168 2.98% 70.83% 19.64% (S) 4.76% (S)
110825 UMOREN 159 (S) 91.19% (S) 0.00% 4.40% (S)
110825 UKPONG 159 (S) 97.48% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
120187 UKO 144 7.64% 84.03% (S) (S) (S) 6.25%
120187 USHERY 144 11.11% 84.03% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)
120901 UBANI 143 (S) 92.31% (S) 0.00% 4.20% (S)
126018 UDOFIA 136 (S) 91.18% (S) (S) 4.41% 0.00%
129825 UWAKWE 131 0.00% 99.24% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
135593 UPKINS 124 0.00% 91.13% 0.00% (S) (S) 4.84%
141140 USHRY 118 4.24% 92.37% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
152628 UWIMANA 107 (S) 94.39% (S) 0.00% (S) (S)
156044 UZOH 104 (S) 94.23% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S)
160975 USORO 100 0.00% 95.00% 0.00% (S) (S) (S)

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 U (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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