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.[1]

No. Name Number of people Origin
1 Smith 114,997 English
2 Jones 55,679 British, Welsh
3 Williams 55,555 English, 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
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 King 24,870 English

New Zealand[edit]

Statistics are based on the 58,297 births registered in New Zealand during 2013.[2]

No. Name Origin
1 Smith English
2 Wilson English, Scottish
3 Williams English, Welsh
4 Brown English, Scottish
5 Taylor English
6 Jones English, Welsh
7 Singh Punjabi
8 Wang Chinese, Korean
9 Anderson English, Scottish
10 Li Chinese
11 Thompson English, Scottish
12 Walker English
13 Lee English, Chinese, Korean
14 Chen Chinese
15 Patel Gujarati
16 Zhang Chinese
17 Martin English
18 King English
19 Harris English, Scottish
20 Kumar Hindi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IP Australia. "Search for Australian Surnames". Government of Australia. Retrieved 2007-05-14.
  2. ^ "Top twenty New Zealand Surnames". Department of Internal Affairs. 14 August 2014. Archived from the original on 2017-10-07. Retrieved 2017-11-28.