List of most common surnames in Central America

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This is a list of the most common surnames in Central America.

Costa Rica[edit]

Most common surnames in Costa Rica.[1]

# Surname Persons  % of pop.
1 Díaz N/A N/A
2 Mora N/A N/A
3 Rodríguez N/A N/A
4 González N/A N/A
5 Hernández N/A N/A
6 Morales N/A N/A
7 Sánchez N/A N/A
8 Ramírez N/A N/A
9 Pérez N/A N/A
10 Calderón N/A N/A
11 Gutiérrez N/A N/A
12 Rojas N/A N/A
13 Salas N/A N/A
14 Vargas N/A N/A
15 Torres N/A N/A
16 Segura N/A N/A
17 Valverde N/A N/A
18 Villalobos N/A N/A
19 Araya N/A N/A
20 Herrera N/A N/A
21 López N/A N/A
22 Madrigal N/A N/A
Total pop. (2008) 4,016,173 100.00

Dominican Republic[edit]

# Surname Adults  % of adults Origin
1 Rodríguez 225,321 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
2 Pérez 158,059 N/A Spanish
3 Martínez 141,259 N/A Spanish
4 García 137,124 N/A Spanish
5 Reyes 104,892 N/A Spanish
6 Sánchez 104,392 N/A Spanish
7 Díaz 95,106 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
8 Peña 94,396 N/A Spanish
9 Jiménez 92,978 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
10 Ramírez 92,863 N/A Spanish
11 Hernández 91,080 N/A Spanish
12 Rosario 89,630 N/A Spanish
13 González 85,757 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
14 Santana 81,973 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
15 Núñez 79,374 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
16 Castillo 78,338 N/A Spanish
17 De la Cruz 76,977 N/A Spanish
18 Cruz 64,613 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
19 Guzmán 63,073 N/A Spanish
20 Gómez 62,310 N/A Spanish
21 Santos 60,613 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
22 López 59,566 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
23 Féliz 58,518 N/A Spanish
24 Vásquez 56,149 N/A Spanish
25 De los Santos 54,634 N/A Spanish
26 Mejía 51,605 N/A Spanish
27 Polanco 49,952 N/A Spanish
28 Fernández 49,712 N/A Portuguese/Spanish
29 Vargas 49,353} N/A Portuguese/Spanish
30 Almonte 48,574 N/A Spanish
Total pop.

El Salvador (2005)[edit]

Most common surnames in El Salvador.[2]

# Surname Number of people  % of population
1 Hernández N/A N/A
2 Martínez N/A N/A
3 López N/A N/A
4 García N/A N/A
5 Rodríguez N/A N/A
6 Flores N/A N/A
7 Pérez N/A N/A
8 Ramírez N/A N/A
9 González N/A N/A
10 Rivera N/A N/A
11 Vásquez N/A N/A
12 Cruz N/A N/A
13 Mejía N/A N/A
14 Rivas N/A N/A
15 Sánchez N/A N/A
16 Reyes N/A N/A
17 Díaz N/A N/A
18 Ramos N/A N/A
19 Gómez N/A N/A
20 Portillo N/A N/A
21 Escobar N/A N/A
22 Orellana N/A N/A
23 Romero N/A N/A
24 Aguilar N/A N/A
25 Alvarado N/A N/A
Total population (2007) 5,744,113[2] 100.00

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source: "Conozca los nombres más curiosos del país," Periódico Al Día (Al Día newspaper).
  2. ^ Source: "[1] ¿Quiénes somos?," El Diario de Hoy (El Diario de Hoy newspaper).