Today we’re going to look at some of the most popular and common black last names around.
When it comes to surnames, there are some that are very clearly unique, but then there are others that you could probably attribute to 2 or 3 people that you know.
You probably know tons of Jacksons and even more Johnsons.
Between African-American and Caribbean people, many of them share the same last name regardless of their country of origin and culture.
What about African people?
If you’re not African, it’s easy to think that the same last name isn’t common.
You’d be wrong; there are thousands and thousands of Africans who share the same name.
Just think of how large the continent is!
Between African-Americans, Caribbean, and African people, here are the most common last names.
Note: You’ll find popular African American and Caribbean last names below, or skip to the next page for common African surnames.