Most Common Jamaican Surnames

Jamaica is a diverse Caribbean nation with a rich cultural heritage. The Jamaican people are known for their warmth, music, and unique dialect. One interesting aspect of Jamaican culture is the prevalence of certain surnames. In this article, we will explore the most common Jamaican last names and delve into their origins and meanings.

Ranking Last Name Incidence Letters
1 Brown 68620 5
2 Williams 61773 8
3 Smith 46522 5
4 Campbell 41240 8
5 Johnson 38899 7
6 Thompson 31910 8
7 Clarke 29301 6
8 Thomas 27573 6
9 Henry 26493 5
10 Reid 26189 4
11 Gordon 25486 6
12 Robinson 22686 8
13 Grant 22259 5
14 Francis 21062 7
15 Edwards 20275 7
16 Lewis 19762 5
17 Wilson 19560 6
18 Davis 19295 5
19 Anderson 19199 8
20 Wright 18999 6
21 Stewart 17474 7
22 James 16669 5
23 Miller 16564 6
24 Walker 16498 6
25 Morgan 16180 6
26 Taylor 16150 6
27 Bailey 16051 6
28 Allen 15798 5
29 Richards 15776 8
30 Powell 15456 6
31 Green 14946 5
32 Jones 14934 5
33 Mckenzie 14106 8
34 White 13765 5
35 Scott 13021 5
36 Jackson 12805 7
37 Graham 12708 6
38 Gayle 12676 5
39 Hall 12577 4
40 Watson 12276 6
41 Simpson 12070 7
42 Bennett 12047 7
43 Palmer 11925 6
44 Lawrence 11693 8
45 Hamilton 11209 8
46 Dixon 11183 5
47 Samuels 11074 7
48 Barrett 10671 7
49 Daley 10613 5
50 Nelson 10419 6
51 Morris 10404 6
52 Martin 10346 6
53 Blake 9990 5
54 Douglas 9978 7
55 Bryan 9772 5
56 Walters 9398 7
57 Mitchell 9309 8
58 Mcdonald 9238 8
59 Harris 9232 6
60 Chambers 9088 8
61 Morrison 9077 8
62 Foster 8807 6
63 Rose 8632 4
64 Ellis 8625 5
65 Beckford 8484 8
66 Spence 8358 6
67 Murray 7874 6
68 Mclean 7677 6
69 Lee 7541 3
70 Wallace 7260 7
71 Chin 7259 4
72 Forbes 7218 6
73 Young 7118 5
74 Mcfarlane 6969 9
75 Rowe 6956 4
76 Shaw 6849 4
77 Sinclair 6693 8
78 Salmon 6665 6
79 Russell 6537 7
80 Ricketts 6427 8
81 Gray 6218 4
82 Malcolm 6034 7
83 Roberts 5952 7
84 Brooks 5949 6
85 Dennis 5893 6
86 Whyte 5788 5
87 Kelly 5642 5
88 Phillips 5613 8
89 Harrison 5512 8
90 Burke 5430 5
91 Stephenson 5404 10
92 Mullings 5403 8
93 Dawkins 5193 7
94 Spencer 5191 7
95 Hylton 5162 6
96 Mcintosh 5159 8
97 Ferguson 5148 8
98 Baker 5135 5
99 Evans 5000 5
100 Pinnock 4957 7
101 Cole 4956 4
102 Cunningham 4924 10
103 Hutchinson 4844 10
104 Kerr 4841 4
105 Bernard 4825 7
106 Mcleod 4738 6
107 Blackwood 4720 9
108 Patterson 4718 9
109 Reynolds 4615 8
110 Bell 4595 4
111 Moore 4588 5
112 Cameron 4517 7
113 Duncan 4514 6
114 Barnes 4510 6
115 Christie 4474 8
116 Harvey 4471 6
117 Black 4440 5
118 Sterling 4353 8
119 Knight 4332 6
120 Peart 4331 5
121 Blair 4316 5
122 Barnett 4316 7
123 Levy 4258 4
124 Hibbert 4234 7
125 Swaby 4213 5
126 Bent 4177 4
127 Tomlinson 4173 9
128 Buchanan 4129 8
129 Mcpherson 4121 9
130 Lindsay 4064 7
131 Griffiths 4063 9
132 King 4051 4
133 Pryce 4042 5
134 Marshall 4014 8
135 Jarrett 4006 7
136 Haughton 3988 8
137 Hanson 3972 6
138 Williamson 3967 10
139 Hunter 3922 6
140 Lindo 3908 5
141 Dunkley 3897 7
142 Davidson 3891 8
143 Hinds 3824 5
144 Holness 3805 7
145 Small 3742 5
146 Mills 3732 5
147 Riley 3669 5
148 Myers 3662 5
149 Ebanks 3628 6
150 Wynter 3602 6
151 Gooden 3565 6
152 Burton 3558 6
153 Hill 3503 4
154 Elliott 3448 7
155 Simms 3436 5
156 Crawford 3397 8
157 Scarlett 3389 8
158 Bartley 3385 7
159 Sutherland 3370 10
160 Fraser 3354 6
161 Howell 3347 6
162 Fearon 3345 6
163 Turner 3338 6
164 Farquharson 3229 11
165 Lynch 3208 5
166 Stephens 3173 8
167 Facey 3167 5
168 Matthews 3164 8
169 Plummer 3154 7
170 Cooper 3131 6
171 Nembhard 3123 8
172 Ramsay 3112 6
173 Vassell 3065 7
174 Rhoden 3053 6
175 Chung 3049 5
176 Lawson 3049 6
177 Dyer 2982 4
178 Leslie 2973 6
179 Dacosta 2972 7
180 Grey 2944 4
181 Tulloch 2936 7
182 Linton 2929 6
183 Boothe 2878 6
184 Forrester 2819 9
185 Bowen 2817 5
186 Fletcher 2816 8
187 Atkinson 2811 8
188 Carter 2801 6
189 Parchment 2800 9
190 Wellington 2783 10
191 Porter 2776 6
192 Burrell 2763 7
193 Collins 2762 7
194 Fuller 2709 6
195 Hewitt 2707 6
196 Maxwell 2704 7
197 Wint 2700 4
198 Hudson 2699 6
199 Rodney 2699 6
200 Alexander 2650 9
201 Hines 2629 5
202 Cummings 2610 8
203 Golding 2607 7
204 Drummond 2600 8
205 Lowe 2584 4
206 Donaldson 2579 9
207 Mason 2574 5
208 Saunders 2571 8
209 Myrie 2538 5
210 Parker 2505 6
211 Mckoy 2471 5
212 Gardner 2459 7
213 Dunn 2430 4
214 Mccalla 2419 7
215 Simmonds 2414 8
216 Banton 2408 6
217 Crooks 2401 6
218 Higgins 2392 7
219 Benjamin 2385 8
220 Fisher 2320 6
221 Josephs 2319 7
222 Osbourne 2301 8
223 Mcbean 2296 6
224 Adams 2293 5
225 Harriott 2255 8
226 Nicholson 2255 9
227 Newman 2208 6
228 Chang 2185 5
229 Senior 2185 6
230 Sewell 2183 6
231 Lewin 2179 5
232 Tucker 2173 6
233 Wedderburn 2118 10
234 Webb 2116 4
235 Burnett 2106 7
236 Ford 2105 4
237 Coke 2085 4
238 Chen 2058 4
239 Byfield 2044 7
240 Maragh 2039 6
241 Bogle 2015 5
242 Wong 2007 4
243 Warren 1978 6
244 Anglin 1966 6
245 Gregory 1962 7
246 Laing 1960 5
247 Coley 1956 5
248 Hemmings 1953 8
249 Forrest 1948 7
250 West 1937 4
251 Rochester 1918 9
252 Thorpe 1915 6
253 Witter 1914 6
254 Downer 1911 6
255 Willis 1909 6
256 Newell 1893 6
257 Kennedy 1881 7
258 Neil 1880 4
259 Richardson 1879 10
260 Perry 1865 5
261 Marsh 1855 5
262 Gentles 1838 7
263 Ross 1833 4
264 Minott 1831 6
265 Allison 1829 7
266 Pitter 1819 6
267 Gibson 1815 6
268 Shirley 1798 7
269 Coleman 1793 7
270 Townsend 1783 8
271 Pusey 1778 5
272 Archer 1763 6
273 Carr 1758 4
274 Sharpe 1756 6
275 Lyn 1753 3
276 Nugent 1737 6
277 Robertson 1734 9
278 Haye 1733 4
279 Ennis 1733 5
280 Mattis 1725 6
281 Manning 1717 7
282 Roach 1717 5
283 Heron 1709 5
284 Munroe 1695 6
285 Christian 1687 9
286 Gibbs 1685 5
287 Dawes 1663 5
288 Berry 1661 5
289 Waugh 1650 5
290 Cooke 1640 5
291 Stone 1628 5
292 Mcgregor 1615 8
293 Fagan 1601 5
294 Watt 1597 4
295 Goulbourne 1594 10
296 Clayton 1590 7
297 Brissett 1584 8
298 Murphy 1580 6
299 Moodie 1572 6
300 Ashley 1559 6
301 Logan 1557 5
302 Parkinson 1554 9
303 Duhaney 1547 7
304 Cox 1543 3
305 Mckay 1525 5
306 Prince 1524 6
307 Dacres 1521 6
308 Vernon 1514 6
309 Hayles 1504 6
310 Lloyd 1502 5
311 Wisdom 1498 6
312 Wray 1491 4
313 Dwyer 1482 5
314 Creary 1480 6
315 Steele 1478 6
316 Haynes 1469 6
317 Bruce 1467 5
318 Cousins 1466 7
319 Weir 1462 4
320 Mccarthy 1459 8
321 Coombs 1455 6
322 Pottinger 1448 9
323 Mclaughlin 1447 10
324 Roye 1444 4
325 Muir 1443 4
326 Hendricks 1439 9
327 Shand 1431 5
328 Mighty 1429 6
329 Butler 1426 6
330 Waite 1422 5
331 Smikle 1422 6
332 Noble 1417 5
333 Guthrie 1414 7
334 Irving 1414 6
335 Wood 1399 4
336 Hyman 1387 5
337 Bucknor 1386 7
338 Dawson 1382 6
339 Solomon 1378 7
340 Singh 1374 5
341 Silvera 1359 7
342 Lyons 1351 5
343 Montaque 1350 8
344 Binns 1350 5
345 Webster 1342 7
346 O'connor 1336 8
347 Gardener 1333 8
348 Ward 1330 4
349 Peterkin 1328 8
350 Mowatt 1327 6
351 Bromfield 1316 9
352 Barton 1304 6
353 Armstrong 1302 9
354 Lambert 1296 7
355 Dunbar 1291 6
356 Davy 1284 4
357 Duffus 1281 6
358 Biggs 1278 5
359 Austin 1277 6
360 Walcott 1271 7
361 Hyatt 1269 5
362 Panton 1265 6
363 Baxter 1261 6
364 Curtis 1260 6
365 Moncrieffe 1260 10
366 Whittaker 1255 9
367 Roper 1250 5
368 Peters 1249 6
369 Mcintyre 1237 8
370 Bonner 1230 6
371 Isaacs 1229 6
372 Carty 1227 5
373 Parkes 1220 6
374 Channer 1219 7
375 Murdock 1214 7
376 Wilks 1208 5
377 Mcneil 1199 6
378 Pearson 1193 7
379 Hayden 1187 6
380 Moulton 1186 7
381 Hart 1176 4
382 Strachan 1173 8
383 Mendez 1170 6
384 Harding 1169 7
385 Burgess 1168 7
386 Mclaren 1166 7
387 Smart 1164 5
388 Bloomfield 1161 10
389 Falconer 1159 8
390 Boyd 1157 4
391 Ruddock 1155 7
392 Rankine 1152 7
393 Stanley 1148 7
394 Tracey 1142 6
395 Briscoe 1138 7
396 Bramwell 1137 8
397 Miles 1134 5
398 Pringle 1132 7
399 Prendergast 1131 11
400 Braham 1129 6
401 Lue 1127 3
402 Welsh 1126 5
403 Oliver 1120 6
404 Findlay 1120 7
405 Cowan 1118 5
406 Baugh 1117 5
407 Gallimore 1117 9
408 Satchell 1104 8
409 Chisholm 1103 8
410 Dobson 1095 6
411 Buckley 1089 7
412 Folkes 1089 6
413 Barnaby 1088 7
414 Raymond 1084 7
415 Henderson 1080 9
416 Abrahams 1078 8
417 Howard 1077 6
418 Smalling 1075 8
419 Headley 1075 7
420 Rainford 1074 8
421 Tyrell 1074 6
422 Grandison 1074 9
423 Cohen 1073 5
424 Cross 1071 5
425 Oconnor 1061 7
426 Dillon 1051 6
427 Nesbeth 1049 7
428 Livingston 1032 10
429 Virgo 1032 5
430 Pennant 1030 7
431 Brady 1028 5
432 Frazer 1026 6
433 Heath 1025 5
434 Fray 1016 4
435 Wilmot 1016 6
436 Walsh 1016 5
437 Sawyers 1013 7
438 Mignott 1009 7
439 Henriques 1006 9
440 Ingram 1000 6
441 Earle 999 5
442 Hyde 995 4
443 Downie 994 6
444 Copeland 991 8
445 Charlton 988 8
446 English 982 7
447 Valentine 975 9
448 Angus 975 5
449 Messam 974 6
450 Codner 965 6
451 Nicholas 965 8
452 Price 960 5
453 Samuda 959 6
454 Denton 958 6
455 Fullerton 958 9
456 Madden 958 6
457 Rattray 957 7
458 Fenton 956 6
459 Gaynor 953 6
460 March 951 5
461 Ledgister 950 9
462 Mcleish 950 7
463 Perkins 948 7
464 Ellington 947 9
465 Todd 946 4
466 Royal 945 5
467 Darby 935 5
468 Barclay 934 7
469 Chong 933 5
470 Roache 924 6
471 Grizzle 923 7
472 Whittingham 920 11
473 Stennett 920 8
474 Dias 917 4
475 Blackstock 908 10
476 Mcdermott 907 9
477 Sanderson 905 9
478 Greaves 903 7
479 Lodge 902 5
480 Jennings 898 8
481 Bowes 897 5
482 Stevens 895 7
483 Robb 894 4
484 Case 894 4
485 Hay 887 3
486 Smellie 886 7
487 Frater 883 6
488 Meikle 882 6
489 Fowler 876 6
490 Guy 876 3
491 Melbourne 875 9
492 Harper 871 6
493 Pearce 870 6
494 Gabbidon 868 8
495 Jamieson 864 8
496 Heslop 862 6
497 Cornwall 859 8
498 Patrick 832 7
499 Walton 831 6
500 Fairweather 828 11
501 Jacobs 828 6
502 Nash 824 4
503 Bedward 819 7
504 Goldson 819 7
505 Britton 819 7
506 Lopez 815 5
507 Holmes 813 6
508 Shepherd 807 8
509 Mcknight 807 8
510 Reece 806 5
511 Dale 804 4
512 Whitter 804 7
513 Mair 803 4
514 Fairclough 802 10
515 Trowers 797 7
516 Ritchie 797 7
517 Cargill 793 7
518 Daniels 790 7
519 Bryce 788 5
520 Dean 784 4
521 Page 782 4
522 Fyffe 782 5
523 Doyley 781 6
524 Ffrench 779 7
525 Mais 776 4
526 May 775 3
527 Tate 774 4
528 Minto 768 5
529 Tennant 767 7
530 Durrant 767 7
531 Larmond 767 7
532 Hastings 766 8
533 Paul 766 4
534 Carnegie 762 8
535 Kong 761 4
536 Ashman 761 6
537 Skyers 756 6
538 Deans 751 5
539 Jenkins 749 7
540 Mcdowell 745 8
541 Wade 741 4
542 Passley 739 7
543 Wiggan 737 6
544 Freckleton 732 10
545 Crosdale 731 8
546 Medley 729 6
547 Giscombe 729 8
548 Freeman 728 7
549 Charles 726 7
550 Andrews 726 7
551 Lawes 726 5
552 Shields 725 7
553 Sullivan 722 8
554 Barker 720 6
555 Kirlew 718 6
556 Boswell 717 7
557 Hunt 715 4
558 Garvey 713 6
559 Currie 711 6
560 Wilkinson 710 9
561 Joseph 704 6
562 Whitely 703 7
563 Tapper 703 6
564 Samms 694 5
565 East 693 4
566 Montague 693 8
567 Sampson 692 7
568 Dockery 690 7
569 Millwood 689 8
570 Little 685 6
571 Nunes 684 5
572 Simon 684 5
573 Maitland 683 8
574 Gunter 681 6
575 Wallen 681 6
576 Dewar 680 5
577 Gilbert 676 7
578 Llewellyn 673 9
579 Phipps 671 6
580 Depass 666 6
581 Paisley 666 7
582 Dallas 665 6
583 Marston 664 7
584 Mundle 663 6
585 Latty 663 5
586 Carby 659 5
587 Rhone 657 5
588 Pink 657 4
589 Blagrove 655 8
590 Muirhead 651 8
591 Seaton 651 6
592 Parke 649 5
593 Seymour 649 7
594 Atkins 646 6
595 Reeves 645 6
596 Stoddart 644 8
597 Burgher 644 7
598 Woolery 642 7
599 Sang 641 4
600 Dinnall 639 7
601 Bryant 639 6
602 Notice 639 6
603 Hew 638 3
604 South 638 5
605 Arnold 637 6
606 Masters 637 7
607 Allwood 636 7
608 Lobban 635 6
609 Broderick 634 9
610 Lennon 631 6
611 Craig 629 5
612 Saddler 629 7
613 Coote 628 5
614 Godfrey 626 7
615 Ivey 626 4
616 Givans 624 6
617 Broomfield 624 10
618 Findley 623 7
619 Segree 622 6
620 Rodgers 620 7
621 Marks 619 5
622 Beadle 619 6
623 Norman 617 6
624 Champagnie 617 10
625 Taffe 617 5
626 Garrick 617 7
627 Bingham 614 7
628 Rodriques 613 9
629 Chamberlain 613 11
630 Rhule 610 5
631 Forsythe 607 8
632 Watkis 607 6
633 Marriott 607 8
634 Carey 606 5
635 Ranger 605 6
636 Bourne 605 6
637 Watts 603 5
638 Mccallum 600 8
639 Lyttle 600 6
640 Housen 597 6
641 Spaulding 597 9
642 Elliot 596 6
643 Warmington 596 10
644 Kirkland 596 8
645 Mclarty 594 7
646 Mcgowan 594 7
647 Heaven 594 6
648 Lamont 594 6
649 Lake 593 4
650 Cover 590 5
651 Tingling 588 8
652 Plunkett 588 8
653 Eccleston 581 9
654 Ottey 581 5
655 Hepburn 581 7
656 Orr 580 3
657 Burrowes 577 8
658 Longmore 575 8
659 Dehaney 573 7
660 Hughes 572 6
661 Lumsden 571 7
662 Webley 569 6
663 Coore 568 5
664 Belnavis 566 8
665 Robotham 564 8
666 Tavares 564 7
667 Bonnick 564 7
668 Parks 562 5
669 Locke 562 5
670 Foote 560 5
671 Treasure 559 8
672 Bolt 558 4
673 Shakespeare 556 11
674 Mclennon 554 8
675 Service 553 7
676 Johns 553 5
677 Weise 551 5
678 Nation 550 6
679 Monteith 548 8
680 Vickers 547 7
681 Hardy 545 5
682 Mcleary 541 7
683 Cain 539 4
684 Cranston 538 8
685 Mcghie 537 6
686 Thelwell 536 8
687 Mayne 536 5
688 Delisser 536 8
689 Wheatle 535 7
690 Ellison 535 7
691 Drysdale 533 8
692 Tait 532 4
693 Ogilvie 531 7
694 Ferron 531 6
695 Hawthorne 530 9
696 Bolton 529 6
697 Grossett 529 8
698 Morant 528 6
699 Vidal 524 5
700 Ewart 524 5
701 Archibald 524 9
702 Galloway 523 8
703 Halstead 520 8
704 Langley 519 7
705 Ormsby 518 6
706 Adlam 517 5
707 Needham 516 7
708 Watkins 513 7
709 Woolcock 512 8
710 Irons 512 5
711 Soares 512 6
712 Savage 511 6
713 Vaughan 511 7
714 Dyce 511 4
715 Markland 510 8
716 Nathan 510 6
717 Webber 508 6
718 Parris 508 6
719 Love 505 4
720 Comrie 505 6
721 Geddes 504 6
722 Hartley 504 7
723 Garwood 504 7
724 Clark 503 5
725 Aarons 502 6
726 Fender 500 6
727 Oakley 500 6
728 Myles 500 5
729 Shakes 499 6
730 Groves 496 6
731 Bygrave 495 7
732 Shim 493 4
733 Newby 492 5
734 Lyle 492 4
735 Sangster 491 8
736 Hammond 489 7
737 Hosang 489 6
738 Dodd 488 4
739 Mcewan 488 6
740 Hemans 485 6
741 Terrelonge 484 10
742 Manderson 484 9
743 Slater 484 6
744 Kidd 483 4
745 Flemmings 482 9
746 Rattigan 482 8
747 Poyser 482 6
748 Parkins 482 7
749 Newland 481 7
750 Foreman 481 7
751 Lecky 480 5
752 Tomlin 479 6
753 Owens 479 5
754 Howe 476 4
755 William 475 7
756 Bishop 475 6
757 Squire 474 6
758 Neita 473 5
759 Vincent 472 7
760 Frith 472 5
761 Sappleton 472 9
762 Headlam 471 7
763 Redwood 467 7
764 Pitt 467 4
765 Flowers 465 7
766 Warner 464 6
767 Hussey 464 6
768 Washington 463 10
769 Afflick 463 7
770 Greenwood 458 9
771 Livingstone 458 11
772 Yee 456 3
773 Woodstock 456 9
774 Payne 456 5
775 Mcken 455 5
776 Titus 454 5
777 Rennie 453 6
778 Staple 453 6
779 Moss 452 4
780 Colquhoun 452 9
781 Walter 451 6
782 Hogg 450 4
783 Ming 450 4
784 Goffe 450 5
785 Aiken 449 5
786 Cammock 449 7
787 Whittle 448 7
788 Franklin 447 8
789 Cato 447 4
790 Russel 447 6
791 Lester 447 6
792 Betty 446 5
793 Blythe 445 6
794 Mcgibbon 445 8
795 Mccook 445 6
796 Hoo 444 3
797 Davey 444 5
798 Steadman 444 8
799 Dillion 443 7
800 Jeffrey 443 7
801 Deer 442 4
802 Bradford 442 8
803 Mcinnis 442 7
804 Beecher 442 7
805 Chai 440 4
806 Hoilett 440 7
807 Napier 439 6
808 Merchant 437 8
809 Mcgann 436 6
810 Laidley 436 7
811 Arthurs 436 7
812 Long 435 4
813 Innis 435 5
814 Dalley 434 6
815 Ambersley 434 9
816 Pommells 434 8
817 Harley 433 6
818 Laidlaw 432 7
819 Deleon 432 6
820 Goode 431 5
821 Vassel 430 6
822 Lakeman 430 7
823 Moses 430 5
824 Owen 428 4
825 Lazarus 427 7
826 Sweeney 426 7
827 Leon 424 4
828 Rookwood 422 8
829 Deacon 422 6
830 Litchmore 420 9
831 Hodges 420 6
832 Otto 419 4
833 Samuel 418 6
834 Hope 418 4
835 Forde 417 5
836 Woodhouse 417 9
837 Birch 417 5
838 Meredith 417 8
839 Knott 416 5
840 Weston 414 6
841 Desouza 413 7
842 Walford 413 7
843 Johnston 413 8
844 Douse 413 5
845 Nichols 412 7
846 Kenton 412 6
847 Petgrave 412 8
848 Hutton 410 6
849 Wolfe 410 5
850 Beaumont 410 8
851 Royes 409 5
852 Mckain 409 6
853 Fong 408 4
854 Bird 408 4
855 Erskine 407 7
856 Neufville 404 9
857 Mcdaniel 404 8
858 Bullock 403 7
859 Wilkins 403 7
860 Hull 402 4
861 Fullwood 400 8
862 Eubanks 399 7
863 Day 399 3
864 Jonas 398 5
865 Rumble 397 6
866 Chuck 397 5
867 Sadler 397 6
868 Lyon 396 4
869 Bandoo 396 6
870 Banks 394 5
871 Sherman 392 7
872 Letts 391 5
873 Hanna 391 5
874 Clare 390 5
875 Gillespie 390 9
876 Amos 390 4
877 Mcnab 389 5
878 Calder 388 6
879 Sutton 388 6
880 Vanhorne 387 8
881 Boreland 387 8
882 Rutherford 386 10
883 Fox 385 3
884 Batchelor 385 9
885 Dryden 384 6
886 Newton 384 6
887 Mcnish 380 6
888 Luke 380 4
889 Wheeler 379 7
890 Smythe 378 6
891 Mccormack 378 9
892 Dailey 378 6
893 Mckenley 375 8
894 Gregg 373 5
895 Garrison 373 8
896 Clough 372 6
897 Garcia 372 6
898 Buddan 371 6
899 Blissett 368 8
900 Arscott 368 7
901 George 368 6
902 Temple 368 6
903 Ewan 367 4
904 Levene 367 6
905 Sherwood 367 8
906 Greenland 366 9
907 Somers 366 6
908 Darling 365 7
909 Steer 365 5
910 Lettman 363 7
911 Jolly 363 5
912 Ewers 361 5
913 Bradshaw 360 8
914 Bryson 359 6
915 Mcglashan 357 9
916 Chevannes 357 9
917 Mahoney 357 7
918 Greene 356 6
919 Callum 356 6
920 Maye 356 4
921 Cheung 355 6
922 Lovelace 355 8
923 Dickson 354 7
924 Genus 354 5
925 Edward 354 6
926 Tai 354 3
927 Edmondson 353 9
928 Easy 353 4
929 Leiba 352 5
930 Nevers 351 6
931 Scully 351 6
932 Landell 350 7
933 Whilby 350 6
934 Montgomery 350 10
935 Shorter 350 7
936 Welch 350 5
937 Millington 349 10
938 Pitterson 349 9
939 German 349 6
940 Pratt 349 5
941 Carpenter 348 9
942 Laird 348 5
943 Sloley 348 6
944 Heywood 348 7
945 Perrin 347 6
946 Porteous 347 8
947 Suckoo 346 6
948 Hector 346 6
949 Radway 346 6
950 Parnell 345 7
951 Telfer 345 6
952 Balfour 345 7
953 Demetrius 344 9
954 Cassie 343 6
955 Randall 343 7
956 Elliston 343 8
957 Moxam 342 5
958 Turnbull 341 8
959 Wiltshire 340 9
960 Thaxter 340 7
961 Jumpp 340 5
962 Wells 338 5
963 Raynor 338 6
964 Connell 337 7
965 Maffessanti 337 11
966 Hayman 336 6
967 Honeyghan 336 9
968 Ranglin 335 7
969 Lilly 334 5
970 Bulgin 334 6
971 Gonzales 334 8
972 Clemetson 333 9
973 Sylvester 333 9
974 Esson 332 5
975 Cowell 332 6
976 Holgate 332 7
977 Azan 331 4
978 Tyndale 330 7
979 Ingleton 330 8
980 Leach 329 5
981 Adamson 329 7
982 Officer 328 7
983 Bethune 328 7
984 Donald 328 6
985 Coward 327 6
986 Mcneish 327 7
987 Mchayle 326 7
988 Lalor 326 5
989 Colley 325 6
990 Phang 325 5
991 French 324 6
992 Laylor 323 6
993 Dickens 323 7
994 Cassells 323 8
995 Bacchas 323 7
996 O'sullivan 323 10
997 Ramdeen 322 7
998 Granville 322 9
999 Hayle 321 5
1000 Wildman 320 7

Jamaica is a beautiful and fascinating country with a rich cultural heritage. It is comprised of a diverse population with a wide range of ancestry, including African, European, and East Indian. As a result, Jamaica is home to a wide variety of common surnames that reflect this diverse ancestry.

Common Jamaican Surnames

There are many common surnames in Jamaica, each with its own unique history and cultural significance. Some of the most common Jamaican surnames include Brown, Campbell, Clarke, Davis, Edwards, James, Johnson, Miller, Nelson, Smith, and Williams, among others.

African Ancestry

Many common Jamaican surnames have their roots in Africa. These names often reflect the history and culture of the African people who were brought to Jamaica as slaves. Examples include Campbell, which is a Scottish name that was often given to slaves with Scottish owners, and Nelson, which is derived from the Yoruba language of Nigeria.

European Ancestry

Other common Jamaican surnames have their roots in Europe. These names often reflect the history and culture of the European colonizers who came to Jamaica over the centuries. Examples include Clarke, which is a variant of the English name Clark, and Miller, which is derived from the German name Müller.

East Indian Ancestry

Finally, many common Jamaican surnames have their roots in East India. These names often reflect the history and culture of the Indian people who were brought to Jamaica as indentured laborers after the abolition of slavery. Examples include Singh, which is a common name among the Indian diaspora, and Patel, which is derived from the Gujarati language of India.

Overall, the common surnames of Jamaica are a reflection of the country's rich history and diverse cultural heritage. Whether you are researching your own family tree or simply curious about the names of the people who call Jamaica home, this list of common Jamaican surnames is a great starting point.