List of most common surnames in Oceania

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This is a list of the most common surnames in Oceania.

Australia[edit]

Statistics are drawn from Australian government records of 2007, however they may have changed.[1] [2]

No. Name Number of people Origin
1 Smith 114,997 English, Scottish
2 Jones 55,679 English, Scottish
3 Williams 55,555 Welsh
4 Brown 54,896 English, Scottish
5 Wilson 46,961 English, Scottish
6 Taylor 45,328 English
7 Johnson 33,435 English
8 White 31,099 English
9 Martin 31,058 English, French
10 Anderson 30,910 English, Scottish
11 Thompson 29,931 English, Scottish
12 Nguyen 29,798 Vietnamese
13 Turner 27,276 English
14 Walker 26,688 English
15 Harris 26,025 English, Scottish
16 Lee 25,612 English, Chinese, Korean
17 Ryan 25,526 Irish
18 Robinson 25,168 English
19 Kelly 25,014 Irish
20 Murphy 24,993 English

New Zealand[edit]

Statistics are based on over 58,000 births registered in New Zealand during 2020.[3]

No. Name Origin
1 Singh Punjabi
2 Smith English
3 Kaur Punjabi
4 Patel Gujarati
5 Williams English, Welsh
6 Brown English, Scottish
7 Wilson English, Scottish
8 Taylor English
9 Thompson English, Scottish
10 Anderson English, Scottish

Fiji[edit]

Statistics are based on the genealogy resources and vital statistics in Fiji during 2014.[4]

No. Name Origin
1 Kumar Hindi
2 Prasad Hindi
3 Chand Hindi
4 Singh Punjabi
5 Lal Hindi
6 Sharma Hindi
7 Narayan Hindi
8 Khan Hindi
9 Ali Hindi
10 Devi Hindi
11 Ram Hindi
12 Naidu Telugu
13 Chandra Hindi
14 Nand Hindi
15 Lata Hindi
16 Deo Hindi
17 Reddy Telugu
18 Prakash Hindi
19 Raj Hindi
20 Maharaj Hindi
21 Waqa Na vosa vaka-Viti
22 Goundar Hindi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IP Australia. "Search for Australian Surnames". Government of Australia. Archived from the original on 2008-04-26. Retrieved 2007-05-14.
  2. ^ IP Australia. "Removal of SFAS & INN Stem Search from Australian Trade Mark Search". Government of Australia. Retrieved 2021-01-14.
  3. ^ "Most common family names show diversity". Department of Internal Affairs. 18 February 2021. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  4. ^ "Most Common Surnames in Fiji". Forebears. Retrieved 2021-06-03.