Family names

31,815 Peeters in Belgium

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31,815 Peeters in Belgium

Peeters is the most common family name in Belgium. On 1st January 2017, 31,815 persons had this name.

It was followed by Janssens (29,310), Maes (25,026), Jacobs (19,508) and Mertens (18,208).

Most of the persons with the name Peeters can be found in Flanders (28,396). In Wallonia, Dubois is the most common name (9,421 in Wallonia and 12,683 at national level), while Diallo is most common in Brussels (3,447 in Brussels and 6,190 in Belgium).

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Most common family names in 2017 - Belgium and the Regions (top 10)

Belgium Brussels-Capital Region Flemish Region Walloon Region
1 Peeters 31.816 1 Diallo 3.446 1 Peeters 28.396 1 Dubois 9.421
2 Janssens 29.309 2 Bah 1.951 2 Janssens 25.539 2 Lambert 8.579
3 Maes 25.025 3 Barry 1.376 3 Maes 21.864 3 Martin 6.809
4 Jacobs 19.508 4 Sow 978 4 Jacobs 16.748 4 Dupont 6.375
5 Mertens 18.206 5 Janssens 964 5 Willems 15.066 5 Simon 6.221
6 Willems 18.095 6 Nguyen 932 6 Mertens 15.037 6 Leclercq 6.042
7 Claes 16.144 7 Dubois 898 7 Claes 13.909 7 Dumont 5.983
8 Goossens 15.610 8 Peeters 857 8 Wouters 13.728 8 Laurent 5.630
9 Wouters 15.356 9 Martin 738 9 Goossens 13.420 9 Lejeune 5.416
10 De Smet 13.809 10 Jacobs 722 10 De Smet 12.414 10 Renard 5.381

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