Spanish Surnames

Spanish Surnames


The most common Spanish surname is Garcia.


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Garcia – 1,378,000 people (3.48%) Pre-Roman, Basque.

Fernandez – 851,000 (2.15%) Son of Fernando, Fredenand, or Fridnand; Germanic.

Gonzalez – 839,000 (2.12%) Son of Gonzalo, from the Latinised form Gundisalvus; Germanic.

Rodriguez – 804,000 (2.03%) Son of Rodrigo, Roderic; Germanic.

Lopez – 796,000 (2.01%) Son of Lope, Latin Lupus, meaning wolf.

Martinez – 788,000 (1.97%) Son of Martin, Latin Martis, the genitive form of Mars.

Sanchez – 725,000 (1.83%) Son of Sancho, Latin Sanctius.

Perez – 709,000 (1.79%) Son of Pedro, Latin Petrus.


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