146 Most Common Last Names Beginning with I

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

Currently, the most popular last name beginning with I in America is Ingram, with a total count of 69,345 people who have the surname. The surname Ingram occurs roughly 23 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending starting with I 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 1,000 people have the surname.

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
484 INGRAM 69,345 61.45% 32.98% 0.36% 0.54% 2.25% 2.42%
507 IBARRA 66,063 2.95% 0.15% 1.24% 0.12% 0.23% 95.32%
1019 IRWIN 34,297 92.62% 2.18% 0.70% 0.68% 1.61% 2.21%
1474 INMAN 24,222 88.35% 6.62% 0.58% 0.64% 1.65% 2.15%
1546 IVEY 23,263 71.62% 22.66% 0.44% 1.04% 2.04% 2.21%
1695 IRVIN 21,263 68.00% 26.11% 0.44% 0.63% 2.45% 2.38%
1898 ISAAC 18,903 40.46% 40.09% 4.41% 2.89% 2.61% 9.53%
2290 IBRAHIM 15,915 53.26% 31.35% 8.17% 0.13% 4.73% 2.36%
2346 IVERSON 15,539 86.97% 7.59% 0.59% 0.39% 1.87% 2.57%
2422 ISAACS 14,951 83.93% 9.58% 1.07% 1.10% 2.08% 2.23%
2433 IRVING 14,896 51.42% 40.75% 0.49% 1.74% 2.68% 2.93%
2445 IRELAND 14,800 88.30% 6.86% 0.56% 0.61% 1.32% 2.34%
2560 IRIZARRY 14,114 8.99% 1.33% 0.30% 0.19% 0.18% 89.00%
2667 IVY 13,524 55.32% 38.52% 0.58% 0.50% 2.85% 2.24%
3138 IRBY 11,506 50.96% 44.19% 0.42% 0.35% 2.12% 1.96%
3252 INFANTE 11,102 14.59% 0.39% 4.07% 0.13% 0.26% 80.56%
3354 ISLAM 10,670 3.43% 3.89% 87.78% 0.49% 3.33% 1.09%
3387 IGLESIAS 10,546 8.03% 0.45% 3.09% 0.08% 0.48% 87.87%
3409 INGLE 10,497 91.33% 1.09% 1.45% 0.86% 1.75% 3.52%
3488 ISRAEL 10,245 70.01% 19.64% 3.13% 0.85% 1.80% 4.57%
3535 ISOM 10,099 55.44% 38.00% 0.65% 0.92% 2.86% 2.12%
3594 ISBELL 9,905 89.12% 5.38% 0.34% 0.65% 1.79% 2.73%
3769 IRVINE 9,397 86.99% 6.04% 1.17% 0.81% 2.54% 2.45%
3853 ISLAS 9,200 4.30% 0.54% 0.34% 0.10% 0.17% 94.54%
4057 INIGUEZ 8,750 2.99% 0.06% 0.27% 0.15% 0.10% 96.42%
4121 IBANEZ 8,614 5.94% 0.35% 8.01% 0.31% 1.00% 84.39%
4317 IVES 8,233 91.17% 2.48% 0.81% 1.32% 1.94% 2.27%
4628 ISAACSON 7,668 95.36% 0.20% 0.83% 0.50% 1.16% 1.96%
4804 IRONS 7,358 70.22% 22.30% 1.16% 0.83% 2.75% 2.75%
4813 IRISH 7,336 88.69% 5.23% 0.70% 0.45% 2.06% 2.88%
4893 IVORY 7,201 21.21% 73.18% 0.24% 0.17% 3.01% 2.19%
5213 ISON 6,697 86.22% 6.42% 3.72% 0.52% 1.49% 1.63%
5394 INGALLS 6,453 93.62% 1.64% 0.71% 0.34% 1.52% 2.17%
5449 INGERSOLL 6,388 91.62% 2.43% 0.80% 0.63% 1.89% 2.63%
5469 IZAGUIRRE 6,358 4.22% 0.22% 0.16% 0.09% 0.19% 95.12%
5566 INGRAHAM 6,248 82.65% 11.81% 0.51% 1.01% 1.68% 2.34%
5594 IGNACIO 6,219 7.27% 0.56% 57.92% 2.83% 4.61% 26.80%
5668 ISMAIL 6,126 44.07% 25.40% 22.51% 0.23% 5.57% 2.22%
5791 IZQUIERDO 5,974 5.19% 0.65% 0.22% (S) (S) 93.69%
5970 IQBAL 5,764 5.05% 0.71% 88.34% 0.36% 3.87% 1.67%
6880 IM 4,887 2.13% (S) 94.90% (S) 1.80% 0.88%
7098 IZZO 4,717 94.45% 0.34% 0.72% 0.23% 1.02% 3.24%
7536 IVIE 4,411 90.27% 3.65% 0.66% 0.88% 2.24% 2.29%
7644 ITO 4,344 6.51% (S) 82.55% (S) 6.77% 3.61%
7796 IPPOLITO 4,246 94.75% 0.33% 0.52% 0.19% 0.78% 3.44%
7988 ISHAM 4,139 79.61% 6.19% 0.92% 7.20% 2.73% 3.36%
8110 ISSA 4,088 70.03% 15.48% 3.01% 0.22% 5.60% 5.65%
8295 ICE 3,994 88.58% 5.28% 0.95% 1.40% 1.73% 2.05%
8369 IYER 3,956 2.73% 0.13% 94.19% 0.30% 2.35% 0.30%
8605 IVANOV 3,826 98.04% 0.13% 0.26% 0.00% 0.44% 1.12%
8669 ISENBERG 3,790 95.86% 0.21% 0.69% 0.13% 1.03% 2.08%
8736 ISLEY 3,754 80.39% 13.88% 0.80% 0.77% 1.97% 2.18%
8780 IMHOFF 3,734 94.91% 0.35% 0.62% 0.43% 1.15% 2.54%
9338 INGHAM 3,487 92.57% 3.10% 0.57% 0.23% 1.58% 1.95%
10132 IRAHETA 3,182 2.92% 0.22% 0.35% (S) (S) 96.32%
10577 INGLES 3,031 74.89% 1.45% 2.05% 0.20% 1.06% 20.36%
10819 ILES 2,944 81.08% 14.23% 0.61% 0.48% 1.22% 2.38%
10993 INNES 2,893 89.60% 4.46% 1.00% 0.41% 1.62% 2.90%
11335 IDE 2,784 84.88% (S) 9.27% (S) 2.01% 1.90%
11393 ICKES 2,768 95.63% 0.22% 0.22% 0.33% 1.77% 1.84%
11456 ISHMAEL 2,750 65.20% 19.56% 7.13% 1.27% 4.29% 2.55%
11716 IKEDA 2,675 6.32% 0.22% 79.40% 0.00% 10.92% 3.14%
11815 INGLIS 2,649 93.13% 1.81% 0.57% 0.42% 1.70% 2.38%
11821 INOUYE 2,647 8.84% (S) 72.95% (S) 12.54% 5.29%
12164 IVERSEN 2,562 93.95% 0.20% 0.59% 0.43% 1.76% 3.08%
12597 IVERY 2,457 7.69% 85.02% 0.33% 0.24% 4.27% 2.44%
12642 IMES 2,448 73.82% 19.98% 0.61% 0.41% 3.35% 1.84%
12881 INCE 2,389 74.17% 17.58% 0.80% 1.38% 2.26% 3.81%
13368 ISLER 2,280 61.89% 33.03% 0.57% 0.31% 1.32% 2.89%
13462 IMMEL 2,262 96.15% 0.40% 0.22% 0.35% 0.62% 2.25%
13727 IVERS 2,205 95.37% 0.68% 0.41% 0.32% 1.09% 2.13%
13944 IORIO 2,165 94.83% (S) 0.74% (S) 0.83% 3.46%
14127 ISIDRO 2,127 3.29% 0.33% 27.50% 0.24% 1.41% 67.23%
14316 IMLER 2,090 96.08% 0.57% 0.29% 0.29% 1.48% 1.29%
14342 INGE 2,086 59.40% 33.41% 0.62% 0.43% 3.50% 2.64%
14505 IP 2,057 2.38% (S) 94.70% (S) 2.09% 0.73%
14724 INNIS 2,018 69.72% 21.66% 0.79% 1.34% 2.03% 4.46%
14876 IACONO 1,990 94.32% 0.55% 0.40% 0.25% 0.80% 3.67%
14950 INGOLD 1,978 95.40% 0.56% 0.81% 0.51% 1.42% 1.31%
14979 IMEL 1,973 92.45% 0.81% 0.56% 0.41% 2.48% 3.29%
15250 INZUNZA 1,928 1.97% (S) 0.26% (S) (S) 97.41%
15325 IRICK 1,914 77.06% 18.44% 0.63% 0.42% 1.52% 1.93%
15434 INTERIANO 1,898 3.37% (S) (S) 0.00% 0.26% 96.05%
15449 IVESTER 1,896 92.99% 2.06% 0.58% 0.90% 1.74% 1.74%
15606 ISHII 1,873 7.63% (S) 75.12% (S) 12.49% 4.27%
15818 ISTRE 1,841 96.20% (S) (S) 0.71% 1.14% 1.41%
15889 ILER 1,830 92.35% 3.11% 0.33% 0.33% 1.26% 2.62%
16004 ING 1,814 30.21% 1.27% 56.67% 0.28% 7.55% 4.02%
16370 INSKEEP 1,759 92.15% 1.93% 0.51% 0.80% 1.65% 2.96%
16833 ISHIKAWA 1,696 7.02% (S) 80.31% (S) 9.73% 2.59%
17104 ISABELL 1,659 55.82% 37.07% 0.96% 0.78% 1.99% 3.38%
17193 ISENHOUR 1,647 96.78% 0.49% (S) (S) 0.73% 1.52%
17239 INOCENCIO 1,643 8.03% (S) 31.83% (S) 2.37% 56.91%
17432 INNOCENT 1,618 9.46% 84.73% (S) (S) 2.35% 2.41%
17502 IMAN 1,610 56.71% 18.26% 13.91% 0.31% 1.93% 8.88%
17775 IMPERIAL 1,576 27.22% (S) 38.58% (S) 3.36% 28.30%
17851 IGO 1,567 93.81% 0.89% 0.77% 0.83% 1.98% 1.72%
18385 INGRASSIA 1,506 94.49% (S) (S) (S) 0.66% 4.25%
18440 IANNONE 1,501 94.27% (S) (S) (S) 0.60% 4.40%
18507 IN 1,492 4.02% 0.34% 91.35% 0.00% 1.88% 2.41%
18766 INSLEY 1,461 95.28% 0.89% 0.41% 0.34% 2.12% 0.96%
18808 IVINS 1,456 85.71% (S) (S) 9.41% 1.58% 2.34%
18961 IVAN 1,439 83.25% 1.18% 2.29% 2.64% 1.11% 9.52%
19105 IKE 1,424 39.89% 43.68% 5.13% 7.72% 1.62% 1.97%
19296 ISAAK 1,403 86.32% 5.35% 1.21% 0.93% 1.78% 4.42%
19296 ISIDORO 1,403 8.91% (S) 3.35% (S) 0.57% 86.89%
19425 INOUE 1,391 3.16% (S) 88.86% (S) 6.54% 1.37%
19456 IRIGOYEN 1,389 6.98% (S) 0.36% 0.00% (S) 92.37%
19731 ISAKSON 1,365 93.92% (S) 0.59% (S) 1.17% 3.44%
19782 INNISS 1,360 13.31% 70.96% (S) (S) 4.85% 10.15%
20099 ISSAC 1,329 21.75% 48.53% 17.46% 2.78% 1.96% 7.52%
20165 ILIFF 1,323 93.73% (S) (S) 0.83% 1.36% 3.55%
20172 ISHIDA 1,322 6.35% (S) 77.76% (S) 9.46% 6.13%
20421 IOVINO 1,301 94.39% (S) 0.38% (S) 0.69% 4.38%
20468 IANNUZZI 1,297 96.45% (S) (S) (S) (S) 2.78%
20491 IMRAN 1,295 7.88% 1.70% 85.10% (S) 3.94% (S)
20727 INES 1,276 17.40% (S) 39.89% (S) 5.80% 33.62%
21251 IMHOF 1,234 95.14% (S) 0.41% (S) 1.05% 3.08%
21495 IANNUCCI 1,215 95.56% (S) 1.65% (S) 0.74% 1.98%
21609 INOA 1,207 1.66% 0.58% (S) (S) 0.00% 97.27%
21625 IRACHETA 1,206 1.74% (S) (S) (S) (S) 97.68%
21830 INDELICATO 1,191 94.88% (S) 0.76% (S) 0.76% 2.69%
21940 ILAGAN 1,183 4.14% (S) 89.18% (S) 3.97% 2.28%
22081 IPOCK 1,173 95.06% (S) (S) 1.11% 1.79% 1.53%
22235 IHRIG 1,160 94.48% (S) 0.43% (S) 1.55% 3.02%
22334 ISABELLE 1,154 78.34% 15.25% (S) (S) 2.08% 3.29%
22392 ITALIANO 1,150 95.48% (S) 1.04% (S) 0.87% 2.26%
22573 ILLESCAS 1,138 3.51% (S) 1.05% 0.00% (S) 95.25%
22689 ILLINGWORTH 1,130 82.04% 0.62% 0.53% 1.77% 0.88% 14.16%
22733 ISABELLA 1,127 87.31% 2.22% 0.80% 0.53% 0.98% 8.16%
22770 IRION 1,125 91.11% (S) 1.87% (S) 1.60% 3.64%
22827 ISABEL 1,122 39.04% 16.40% 4.37% (S) (S) 36.10%
22963 IGOE 1,114 95.15% 0.00% (S) (S) 1.80% 2.51%
23019 INDA 1,110 30.63% 1.98% 1.98% (S) (S) 64.23%
23238 INGERSON 1,097 94.71% (S) 0.64% (S) 2.55% 1.46%
23333 IDDINGS 1,091 95.33% (S) 0.46% (S) 1.47% 2.11%
23472 ISAIS 1,083 4.43% (S) (S) (S) 0.46% 94.55%
23604 INLOW 1,075 94.33% (S) (S) 1.12% 1.86% 1.67%
23750 IVANOVA 1,065 98.59% (S) (S) 0.00% 0.47% (S)
23852 IMAI 1,059 8.12% (S) 73.75% (S) 10.76% 6.89%
23920 ISA 1,055 48.06% 9.57% 27.01% (S) (S) 8.91%
23978 ISOLA 1,052 86.31% 4.56% (S) (S) 1.81% 5.89%
24031 INGA 1,049 21.35% 0.76% (S) 3.34% (S) 74.07%
24222 IRELAN 1,036 95.37% (S) (S) 0.48% 1.74% 1.93%
24665 ISMAEL 1,012 27.08% 32.41% 15.61% (S) (S) 16.21%
24718 INFANTINO 1,009 94.55% (S) 0.69% (S) 1.09% 3.47%

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)

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