Hispanic Last Names Starting With T

This list of Hispanic last names starting with T is based on the 2010 United States census. I have only included “T” surnames where at least 60% of the holders declared that they were Hispanic. We’ve got the historic origins and meanings of the most common names in our lists. We also take a look … Read more

Rare Last Names Starting With C

This article looks in detail at ten rare last names beginning with C. Each of these surnames only had one hundred bearers in the U.S. in 2010. I used historic census data to review how rare they had been in the early 19th and late 20th centuries. As the census data has always given the … Read more

Rare Last Names Starting With B

This article looks in detail at ten rare last names beginning with B. Each of these surnames only had one hundred bearers in the U.S. in 2010. I used historic census data to take a look at how rare they had been in the early 19th and late 20th centuries. As the census data has … Read more

Ten Cool Last Names Starting With J

What are the coolest surnames that begin with J? Well, this is subjective. But here are my ten picks from the U.S. census and the reasons why I think they are so cool. Jaeger There were over twelve thousand people named Jaeger in America in 2010. The meaning of this name comes from the German … Read more

Rare Last Names Starting With J

This article looks in detail at ten rare last names beginning with J. Each of these rare surnames only had one hundred bearers in the U.S. in 2010. I used historic census data to take a look at how unique they had been in the early 19th and late 20th centuries. Have their numbers increased … Read more

Rare Last Names Starting With A

This article looks in detail at ten rare last names beginning with A. Each of these surnames only had one hundred bearers in the U.S. in 2010. I used older census data to look at how rare they had been in the early 19th and late 20th centuries. As the census data has always given … Read more

Short Last Names Beginning With Z

This article is about short last names beginning with Z that are under five letters. We look at the most common four-letter, three-letter, and two-letter Z surnames in America in recent years. We also investigate whether anybody in the United States is named simply “Z”. Using The 2010 U.S. Census We used the 2010 U.S. … Read more

Short Last Names Beginning With Y

This article is about short last names beginning with Y that are under five letters. We look at the most common four-letter, three-letter, and two-letter Y surnames in America in recent years. We also investigate whether anybody in the United States is named simply “Y”. Using The 2010 U.S. Census We used the 2010 U.S. … Read more

Short Last Names Beginning With X

This article is about short last names beginning with X that are under five letters. We look at the most common four-letter, three-letter, and two-letter X surnames in America in recent years. We also investigate whether anybody in the United States is named simply “X”. Using The 2010 U.S. Census We used the 2010 U.S. … Read more

Short Last Names Beginning With W

This article is about short last names beginning with W that are under five letters. We look at the most common four-letter, three-letter, and two-letter W surnames in America in recent years. We also investigate whether anybody in the United States is named simply “W”. Using The 2010 U.S. Census We used the 2010 U.S. … Read more