Chilean Last Names

How original is your last name?

In 2009, the Chilean SRCeI (Servicio del Registro Civil e Identificacion) published a list on the 100 most common last names in Chile.

Fundi2 grabbed all this data and created this original graph for our readers.

Look and see if your last name makes the list, my last one (Tapia) is the 29th most common.

# LAST NAME (Amount)
1 GONZALEZ (741,388)
2 MUÑOZ (578,673)
3 ROJAS (413,897)
4 DIAZ (410,802)
5 PEREZ (326,867)
6 SOTO (298,062)
7 CONTRERAS (276,887)
8 SILVA (259,950)
9 MARTINEZ (252,966)
10 SEPULVEDA (251,078)
11 MORALES (248,448)
12 RODRIGUEZ (243,695)
13 LOPEZ (240,181)
14 FUENTES (228,609)
15 HERNANDEZ (226,848)
16 TORRES (226,480)
17 ARAYA (224,232)
18 FLORES (221,231)
19 ESPINOZA (219,375)
20 VALENZUELA (215,025)
21 CASTILLO (213,321)
22 RAMIREZ (211,191)
23 REYES (208,752)
24 GUTIERREZ (201,734)
25 CASTRO (199,508)
26 VARGAS (198,471)
27 ALVAREZ (193,002)
28 VASQUEZ (189,946)
29 TAPIA (179,905)
30 FERNANDEZ (179,246)
31 SANCHEZ (178,615)
32 CARRASCO (172,877)
33 GOMEZ (172,758)
34 CORTES (171,370)
35 HERRERA (170,309)
36 NUÑEZ (165,806)
37 JARA (161,085)
38 VERGARA (155,118)
39 RIVERA (147,835)
40 FIGUEROA (145,460)
41 RIQUELME (143,590)
42 GARCIA (142,002)
43 MIRANDA (138,939)
44 BRAVO (138,392)
45 VERA (137,646)
46 MOLINA (131,094)
47 VEGA (128,132)
48 CAMPOS (126,260)
49 SANDOVAL (125,640)
50 ORELLANA (123,619)
51 ZUÑIGA (120,757)
52 OLIVARES (120,074)
53 ALARCON (118,019)
54 GALLARDO (117,752)
55 ORTIZ (117,228)
56 GARRIDO (115,109)
57 SALAZAR (113,881)
58 GUZMAN (109,922)
59 HENRIQUEZ (109,364)
60 SAAVEDRA (108,702)
61 NAVARRO (107,897)
62 AGUILERA (107,864)
63 PARRA (106,100)
64 ROMERO (105,597)
65 ARAVENA (105,441)
66 PIZARRO (105,352)
67 GODOY (103,887)
68 PEÑA (103,377)
69 CACERES (102,830)
70 LEIVA (99,890)
71 ESCOBAR (97,979)
72 YAÑEZ (96,589)
73 VALDES (96,528)
74 VIDAL (96,037)
75 SALINAS (94,110)
76 CARDENAS (93,925)
77 JIMENEZ (92,032)
78 RUIZ (91,539)
79 LAGOS (91,024)
80 MALDONADO (89,091)
81 BUSTOS (88,445)
82 MEDINA (87,578)
83 PINO (86,295)
84 PALMA (82,735)
85 MORENO (82,548)
86 SANHUEZA (82,383)
87 CARVAJAL (81,785)
88 NAVARRETE (81,729)
89 SAEZ (80,938)
90 ALVARADO (79,985)
91 DONOSO (79,855)
92 POBLETE (79,248)
93 BUSTAMANTE (78,732)
94 TORO (78,659)
95 ORTEGA (78,086)
96 VENEGAS (76,900)
97 GUERRERO (76,823)
98 PAREDES (75,825)
99 FARIAS (75,242)
100 SAN MARTIN (74,575)

TOTAL: 15.802.580

5 thoughts on “Chilean Last Names

  1. La mujer de Pedro de Valdivia, Doña Marina Ortíz de Gaete fue obligada por el rey de España a ir al lado de su marido en Chile, por lo cual es uno de los apellidos mas antiguos de Chile, no lo pude ver en la lista.

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