Paraguay Surnames

If you're here, it's because you've decided to look up the 300 most common surnames in Paraguay. Surely you've heard of some Paraguayan surnames, but you may be surprised to see surnames in this list that you didn't know were so common in a country like Paraguay. In this list we have totally updated statistical information about the most common surnames among Paraguayans, so if you are looking for information about whether your surname would stand out in Paraguay, we warn you that if it is not in this list, yes, your surname would be something uncommon in Paraguayan lands . However, if your surname appears among these 300 surnames, we are afraid that you will have to stand out for other qualities, as you will be quite common as far as surnames for Paraguayans are concerned

The most common Paraguayan surnames

  1. Gonzalez (270526)
  2. Benitez (197477)
  3. Martinez (168457)
  4. Lopez (128194)
  5. Gimenez (92875)
  6. Vera (86454)
  7. Duarte (83354)
  8. Ramirez (82149)
  9. Villalba (81393)
  10. Fernandez (79698)
  11. Gomez (73371)
  12. Rojas (71803)
  13. Acosta (71621)
  14. Ortiz (68577)
  15. Caceres (66319)
  16. Rodriguez (63321)
  17. Ruiz (62872)
  18. Nuñez (61993)
  19. Ayala (59455)
  20. Baez (57849)
  21. Cabrera (54993)
  22. Galeano (54956)
  23. Ferreira (54187)
  24. Romero (52620)
  25. Franco (51016)
  26. Sosa (50526)
  27. Torres (50198)
  28. Espinola (50115)
  29. Cardozo (49916)
  30. Britez (49891)
  31. Caballero (48973)
  32. Medina (48687)
  33. Sanchez (47031)
  34. Diaz (44982)
  35. Aquino (44775)
  36. Pereira (43200)
  37. Bogado (42055)
  38. Amarilla (41426)
  39. Jara (40022)
  40. Garcia (38503)
  41. Escobar (38053)
  42. Vazquez (37147)
  43. Paredes (36965)
  44. Sanabria (36495)
  45. Velazquez (35335)
  46. Mendoza (34260)
  47. Barrios (33640)
  48. Coronel (33034)
  49. Ojeda (31842)
  50. Portillo (31638)
  51. Colman (31333)
  52. Rolon (30761)
  53. Dominguez (29976)
  54. Riveros (29872)
  55. Centurion (29335)
  56. Aguero (28409)
  57. Silva (28236)
  58. Perez (27389)
  59. Peralta (27366)
  60. Rios (26900)
  61. Figueredo (26375)
  62. Fleitas (26044)
  63. Lezcano (25785)
  64. Meza (25770)
  65. Godoy (25546)
  66. Alvarez (25218)
  67. Avalos (24880)
  68. Valdez (24716)
  69. Melgarejo (24285)
  70. Salinas (23869)
  71. Gamarra (23804)
  72. Barreto (23747)
  73. Morel (23633)
  74. Cantero (23439)
  75. Candia (22215)
  76. Florentin (22156)
  77. Estigarribia (21585)
  78. Recalde (21531)
  79. Aguilera (21349)
  80. Arce (21234)
  81. Cristaldo (20904)
  82. Olmedo (20506)
  83. Cañete (20469)
  84. Garcete (20128)
  85. Insfran (20083)
  86. Chavez (19872)
  87. Rivas (19827)
  88. Mendez (19730)
  89. Ortega (19710)
  90. Alvarenga (19700)
  91. Santacruz (19484)
  92. Vargas (19471)
  93. Morinigo (19176)
  94. Leguizamon (19012)
  95. Acuña (18707)
  96. Segovia (18647)
  97. Fariña (18449)
  98. Zarate (18280)
  99. Ocampos (18138)
  100. Roman (18088)
  101. Rodas (18070)
  102. Arguello (18024)
  103. Vega (17944)
  104. Miranda (17737)
  105. Bareiro (17721)
  106. Garay (17630)
  107. Almada (17530)
  108. Cabral (17477)
  109. Davalos (17284)
  110. Aranda (17103)
  111. Quintana (17070)
  112. Gaona (17048)
  113. Flores (17030)
  114. Ramos (16737)
  115. Noguera (16713)
  116. Fretes (16439)
  117. Oviedo (16246)
  118. Quiñonez (16119)
  119. Maldonado (15983)
  120. Maidana (15883)
  121. Torales (15633)
  122. Bernal (15545)
  123. Irala (15532)
  124. Ovelar (15483)
  125. Alcaraz (15379)
  126. Delvalle (15264)
  127. Lugo (15202)
  128. Chamorro (14988)
  129. Prieto (14847)
  130. Leiva (14759)
  131. Arevalos (14581)
  132. Gauto (14429)
  133. Servin (14050)
  134. Castillo (13975)
  135. Montiel (13930)
  136. Samudio (13845)
  137. Chaparro (13819)
  138. Mereles (13703)
  139. Maciel (13636)
  140. Brizuela (13626)
  141. Cabañas (13406)
  142. Delgado (13355)
  143. Mareco (13308)
  144. Aguilar (13273)
  145. Riquelme (13164)
  146. Silvero (13101)
  147. Rotela (12738)
  148. Cano (12724)
  149. Armoa (12693)
  150. Samaniego (12400)
  151. Araujo (12394)
  152. Ibarra (12236)
  153. Roa (12232)
  154. Alfonso (12124)
  155. Gavilan (11924)
  156. Bogarin (11923)
  157. Jimenez (11758)
  158. Molinas (11730)
  159. Cespedes (11652)
  160. Paniagua (11443)
  161. Leon (11438)
  162. Cuevas (11352)
  163. Peña (11338)
  164. Arzamendia (11064)
  165. Espinoza (11031)
  166. Paez (10937)
  167. Britos (10920)
  168. Casco (10886)
  169. Toledo (10731)
  170. Enciso (10610)
  171. Zarza (10583)
  172. Esquivel (10542)
  173. Moreno (10524)
  174. Bordon (10498)
  175. Marin (10366)
  176. Morales (10270)
  177. Penayo (10263)
  178. Mora (10229)
  179. Guerrero (10155)
  180. Arrua (10107)
  181. Zaracho (10075)
  182. Dure (10067)
  183. Bobadilla (9884)
  184. Alonso (9831)
  185. Reyes (9702)
  186. Balbuena (9697)
  187. Cubilla (9662)
  188. Valenzuela (9410)
  189. Orue (9404)
  190. Arias (9268)
  191. Villamayor (9267)
  192. Areco (9263)
  193. Almiron (9033)
  194. Ozuna (8926)
  195. Saucedo (8769)
  196. Ortigoza (8756)
  197. Ortellado (8720)
  198. Villar (8482)
  199. Marecos (8468)
  200. Trinidad (8290)
  201. Alarcon (8272)
  202. Saldivar (8255)
  203. Palacios (8219)
  204. Veron (8101)
  205. Talavera (8066)
  206. Vallejos (8047)
  207. Alfonzo (8045)
  208. Monges (7977)
  209. Ledesma (7976)
  210. Rivarola (7943)
  211. Paiva (7922)
  212. Villagra (7901)
  213. Burgos (7733)
  214. Troche (7583)
  215. Valiente (7571)
  216. Mendieta (7494)
  217. Encina (7465)
  218. Escurra (7432)
  219. Adorno (7405)
  220. Mercado (7328)
  221. Patiño (7168)
  222. Correa (7144)
  223. Cuenca (7056)
  224. Guillen (7049)
  225. Frutos (7045)
  226. Pintos (6979)
  227. Aguirre (6856)
  228. Soto (6852)
  229. Zorrilla (6826)
  230. Denis (6712)
  231. Ocampo (6708)
  232. Yegros (6574)
  233. Aguayo (6530)
  234. Alderete (6520)
  235. Osorio (6491)
  236. Gutierrez (6430)
  237. Aveiro (6250)
  238. Mancuello (6148)
  239. Barboza (6068)
  240. Sotelo (6046)
  241. Pavon (6019)
  242. Flecha (5984)
  243. Blanco (5973)
  244. Ibañez (5967)
  245. Navarro (5892)
  246. Solis (5847)
  247. Alegre (5783)
  248. Villasanti (5762)
  249. Mongelos (5760)
  250. Servian (5735)
  251. Gayoso (5615)
  252. Otazu (5615)
  253. Carballo (5547)
  254. Pedrozo (5400)
  255. Benegas (5381)
  256. Santander (5350)
  257. Insaurralde (5309)
  258. Orrego (5198)
  259. Suarez (5178)
  260. Bazan (5019)
  261. Esteche (5003)
  262. Machuca (4990)
  263. Castro (4946)
  264. Vergara (4918)
  265. Sandoval (4887)
  266. Acevedo (4883)
  267. Echeverria (4769)
  268. Campuzano (4751)
  269. Moreira (4749)
  270. Ibarrola (4676)
  271. Venialgo (4632)
  272. Villasboa (4600)
  273. Santa cruz (4449)
  274. Falcon (4426)
  275. Cañiza (4403)
  276. Larrea (4384)
  277. Ozorio (4305)
  278. Lovera (4269)
  279. Hermosilla (4262)
  280. Silguero (4258)
  281. Ledezma (4242)
  282. Lesme (4238)
  283. Cabaña (4199)
  284. Zayas (4180)
  285. Gill (4139)
  286. Da silva (4102)
  287. Flor (4085)
  288. Montania (4004)
  289. Varela (3963)
  290. Viveros (3852)
  291. Barua (3844)
  292. Villanueva (3833)
  293. Moran (3810)
  294. Monzon (3791)
  295. Borja (3782)
  296. Piris (3733)
  297. Pinto (3682)
  298. Muñoz (3621)
  299. Arriola (3594)
  300. Zelaya (3584)

Did you know all these surnames from Paraguay?

If you look, next to each surname in this list you will find a number. That number is the number of people who carry that surname in Paraguay. Of course it is the official number given according to the latest statistics made in Paraguay, and they take into account not Paraguayans, but people who currently live in the country. So it is possible that you may find in Paraguay a surname that you know perfectly well is not a Paraguayan surname, that may help you get an idea of how many people from the same country from which that surname originates have emigrated to Paraguay and have settled there.

Having information about surnames helps us to have information about our history, but also about the history of the different countries. Knowing which surnames are most abundant in Paraguay at the moment helps us to take a snapshot of the country's current reality. In this way, and crossing these data we have about the current Paraguayan surnames with the most abundant Paraguayan surnames one hundred or two hundred years ago, we could get an idea of how Paraguayan society has changed and the level of impact that migration may have had in a country like Paraguay.

Similarly, it is interesting to try to discover what the current data are on the most used surnames in the countries neighbouring Paraguay, and whether they have any surnames in common or if, on the contrary, the coincidences are minimal or non-existent. In this way we can guess what kind of relations Paraguay has with its neighboring countries, and whether there has been mobility between the countries or not. As you can see, a few simple statistics on surnames in Paraguay can provide much more information than may appear at first glance.

Have you been surprised by any of these Paraguayan Last names?

What do you think? Have you already seen in this list of 300 surnames from Paraguay any that have caught your attention? Have you missed any surname that you thought was very common in Paraguay, and yet it has turned out not to be on the list? If you keep searching in other countries you will surely find that surname that you thought was Paraguayan and that turns out to be more common in another country than Paraguay. Sometimes the data surprises us, but that is what encourages us to want to know more about surnames and the reasons why the 300 most common Paraguayan surnames are the ones presented in this list, and not others. We encourage you to continue your research.