73 Most Common Last Names Beginning with Q

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

Currently, the most popular last name beginning with Q in America is Quinn, with a total count of 76,986 people who have the surname. The surname Quinn occurs roughly 26 times per 100,000 people in the U.S.

The table below shows the most common surnames ending 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 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
422 QUINN 76,986 86.23% 8.34% 0.69% 0.47% 1.63% 2.64%
839 QUINTERO 41,158 4.21% 0.37% 0.42% 0.75% 0.16% 94.09%
923 QUINTANA 37,657 8.20% 0.29% 1.06% 1.09% 0.31% 89.05%
1014 QUINONES 34,468 5.61% 1.33% 1.09% 0.20% 0.26% 91.52%
1280 QUIROZ 27,452 4.29% 0.24% 0.81% 0.30% 0.23% 94.14%
1372 QUEZADA 25,752 2.99% 0.23% 0.30% 0.10% 0.09% 96.29%
1416 QUICK 25,091 80.91% 13.19% 0.57% 1.10% 1.94% 2.28%
1586 QUINTANILLA 22,581 4.33% 0.34% 1.85% 0.14% 0.45% 92.89%
1945 QUEEN 18,557 75.42% 18.63% 0.54% 0.84% 2.39% 2.18%
2113 QUIGLEY 17,121 92.50% 1.83% 0.77% 0.68% 1.65% 2.56%
2999 QUALLS 11,958 73.06% 20.02% 0.31% 1.66% 2.59% 2.36%
3111 QUINONEZ 11,576 3.70% 0.35% 0.32% 0.14% 0.17% 95.33%
3469 QUINLAN 10,302 92.68% 1.72% 0.77% 0.32% 1.47% 3.05%
3598 QUACH 9,894 0.69% 0.24% 96.52% 0.07% 1.73% 0.75%
3631 QUARLES 9,780 42.80% 51.21% 0.36% 0.30% 3.44% 1.90%
4404 QUEVEDO 8,064 4.96% 0.21% 2.46% 0.30% 0.42% 91.65%
4509 QUESADA 7,870 9.91% 0.38% 2.69% 0.43% 0.39% 86.19%
5035 QURESHI 6,966 5.77% 0.82% 87.04% 0.36% 4.28% 1.74%
5107 QUILES 6,858 7.48% 1.50% 0.64% 0.10% 0.19% 90.08%
5397 QUAN 6,451 6.39% 0.78% 82.70% 0.33% 4.40% 5.41%
5443 QUIRK 6,392 94.90% 0.48% 0.67% 0.19% 1.42% 2.33%
5783 QUILLEN 5,989 89.76% 3.71% 0.50% 0.55% 1.22% 4.26%
5824 QUIROGA 5,937 6.75% 0.19% 0.77% 0.49% 0.25% 91.54%
6628 QUIJANO 5,110 6.14% 0.67% 16.24% 0.16% 2.21% 74.58%
6856 QUIJADA 4,908 4.69% 0.26% 0.98% 0.29% 0.12% 93.66%
7211 QUIMBY 4,628 91.70% 3.28% 0.69% 0.52% 1.69% 2.12%
7520 QIU 4,424 0.84% (S) 98.21% (S) 0.75% (S)
7947 QUACKENBUSH 4,164 95.32% 0.43% 0.53% 0.50% 1.18% 2.04%
8485 QUINTEROS 3,885 4.04% 0.28% 0.28% (S) (S) 95.26%
9011 QUESENBERRY 3,630 94.99% 0.33% 0.41% 0.28% 1.43% 2.56%
9421 QUINTON 3,452 78.24% 7.79% 1.97% 3.82% 2.81% 5.36%
9473 QUIST 3,433 90.59% 4.46% (S) (S) 1.57% 2.18%
9491 QUADE 3,426 93.32% 0.93% 1.37% 1.37% 1.28% 1.72%
10167 QIAN 3,173 0.88% 0.25% 98.05% (S) 0.72% (S)
10491 QUIROS 3,059 9.25% 0.65% 3.92% (S) (S) 85.68%
11279 QUATTLEBAUM 2,801 67.73% 28.28% 0.39% 0.21% 1.82% 1.57%
11466 QUINTO 2,746 23.16% 0.44% 39.29% 0.25% 2.99% 33.87%
11759 QIN 2,664 0.98% (S) 97.94% (S) 0.68% 0.26%
11865 QUINT 2,639 91.17% 0.91% 1.33% 0.34% 1.33% 4.93%
12035 QU 2,593 1.66% 0.27% 95.49% 0.00% 1.12% 1.47%
12132 QUAM 2,568 86.57% 0.19% 0.82% 9.58% 1.09% 1.75%
13042 QI 2,354 1.36% (S) 97.62% (S) 0.76% 0.21%
13241 QUAST 2,306 94.36% 1.04% (S) (S) 0.95% 2.60%
13727 QUINTANAR 2,205 7.17% 0.23% (S) 0.23% (S) 92.11%
14208 QUANDT 2,113 96.83% (S) 0.80% (S) 0.52% 1.75%
15104 QUISPE 1,953 5.07% 0.56% (S) 0.31% (S) 93.91%
15318 QUISENBERRY 1,916 87.32% 6.52% 0.68% 0.78% 2.19% 2.51%
16939 QUINTAL 1,679 69.27% 2.14% 5.78% 0.48% 3.99% 18.34%
17249 QUARTERMAN 1,642 27.04% 68.21% (S) (S) 2.74% 1.71%
17605 QUILLIN 1,596 89.29% 4.39% 0.31% 0.63% 1.88% 3.51%
18098 QUAYLE 1,539 92.59% 0.39% 2.01% 0.32% 2.47% 2.21%
18106 QUITO 1,538 3.12% 0.46% 9.56% 0.00% 0.91% 85.96%
18337 QUILL 1,511 85.04% 3.77% 1.39% 1.13% 2.32% 6.35%
18757 QUIN 1,462 68.19% 14.64% 6.70% (S) (S) 9.30%
18778 QUINNEY 1,460 58.97% 34.04% 0.34% 0.48% 2.26% 3.90%
19242 QUIRINO 1,409 13.20% 0.50% 3.26% (S) (S) 82.82%
19469 QUIGG 1,388 94.96% 0.58% (S) (S) 1.37% 2.52%
19498 QUIRARTE 1,385 5.27% 0.00% 0.00% (S) (S) 94.58%
20648 QUON 1,282 6.24% 1.09% 81.36% 0.00% 7.18% 4.13%
20871 QUIJAS 1,263 7.21% (S) (S) 0.87% (S) 91.37%
21288 QUIAMBAO 1,231 2.44% (S) 92.69% (S) 2.76% 2.03%
21439 QAZI 1,219 5.91% (S) 87.69% (S) 4.59% 1.07%
21459 QUAIL 1,218 86.37% 7.55% 1.15% 1.15% 1.31% 2.46%
22618 QUIZHPI 1,135 3.17% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.83%
22856 QUAY 1,120 88.13% 1.88% 0.89% 5.63% 1.07% 2.41%
23457 QUADRI 1,084 9.87% 9.96% 77.49% (S) 1.75% (S)
23662 QUERRY 1,071 92.90% 1.77% 0.65% 0.47% 2.15% 2.05%
23866 QUEENER 1,058 86.58% 9.83% (S) (S) 0.76% 1.98%
23899 QUIRING 1,056 93.84% (S) 1.14% (S) 1.42% 2.75%
24159 QUAINTANCE 1,041 85.11% 10.18% 0.58% 0.58% 1.44% 2.11%
24201 QUERY 1,038 93.55% (S) 0.67% (S) 2.12% 2.99%
24531 QUARANTA 1,019 92.74% 0.79% (S) (S) 1.47% 4.81%
24665 QUINCY 1,012 60.97% 28.46% 0.69% 3.66% 3.26% 2.96%

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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Black

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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)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Decennial Census survey, from the United States Census Bureau.

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