Spanish Surnames

If you decide to not hire a Genealogist, you may find yourself trying to determine what an unfamiliar Spanish last name is from an old document, such as a Death Certificate or a Marriage Record. This list will help identify some of those names.

Understand that this list is the most common names of Spanish origin, in America, but not of people descended directly from Spain. Most “Americans” with “Spanish” Last names came to America after many generations in Central or South America. This list is by current population in America, of Spanish origin.

List of Most Common Spanish Last Names

1 GARCIA
2 RODRIGUEZ
3 MARTINEZ
4 HERNANDEZ
5 LOPEZ
6 GONZALEZ
7 PEREZ
8 SANCHEZ
9 RAMIREZ
10 TORRES
11 FLORES
12 RIVERA
13 GOMEZ
14 DIAZ
15 REYES
16 MORALES
17 CRUZ
18 ORTIZ
19 GUTIERREZ
20 CHAVEZ
21 RAMOS
22 GONZALES
23 RUIZ
24 ALVAREZ
25 MENDOZA
26 VASQUEZ
27 CASTILLO
28 JIMENEZ
29 MORENO
30 ROMERO
31 HERRERA
32 MEDINA
33 AGUILAR
34 GARZA
35 CASTRO
36 VARGAS
37 FERNANDEZ
38 GUZMAN
39 MUNOZ
40 MENDEZ
41 SALAZAR
42 SOTO
43 DELGADO
44 PENA
45 RIOS
46 ALVARADO
47 SANDOVAL
48 CONTRERAS
49 VALDEZ
50 GUERRERO
51 ORTEGA
52 ESTRADA
53 NUNEZ
54 MALDONADO
55 VEGA
56 VAZQUEZ
57 SANTIAGO
58 DOMINGUEZ
59 ESPINOZA
60 SILVA
61 PADILLA
62 MARQUEZ
63 CORTEZ
64 ROJAS
65 ACOSTA
66 FIGUEROA
67 LUNA
68 JUAREZ
69 NAVARRO
70 CAMPOS
71 MOLINA
72 AVILA
73 AYALA
74 MEJIA
75 CARRILLO
76 DURAN
77 SANTOS
78 SALINAS
79 ROBLES
80 SOLIS
81 LARA
82 CERVANTES
83 AGUIRRE
84 DELEON
85 OCHOA
86 MIRANDA
87 CARDENAS
88 TRUJILLO
89 VELASQUEZ
90 FUENTES
91 CABRERA
92 LEON
93 RIVAS
94 MONTOYA
95 CALDERON
96 COLON
97 SERRANO
98 GALLEGOS
99 ROSALES
100 CASTANEDA
101 VILLARREAL

Source: Mongabay.com

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