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Family names: Peeters & Janssens

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Family names: Peeters & Janssens

Family names such as Peeters, Janssens and Maes are still the most important ones in the top 10,000 of family names on 01/01/2020.

The top 10:

Belgium #
1 Peeters 31,304
2 Janssens 28,773
3 Maes 24,735
4 Jacobs 19,229
5 Mertens 17,988
6 Willems 17,851
7 Claes 15,896
8 Goossens 15,342
9 Wouters 15,107
10 De Smet 13,577

At the very bottom of the list of the 10,000 most frequent family names, we find names such as De Lannoy, Gaillez, Leekens, Olislagers, Pâques or Vanderauwera, with only 181 people bearing them.

Top 10
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Most common family names in 2020 - Belgium and the Regions (top 10)

Belgium Brussels-Capital Region Flemish Region Walloon Region
1 Peeters 31,304 1 Diallo 4,121 1 Peeters 27,977 1 Dubois 9,241
2 Janssens 28,773 2 Bah 2,345 2 Janssens 25,095 2 Lambert 8,481
3 Maes 24,735 3 Barry 1,632 3 Maes 21,628 3 Martin 6,683
4 Jacobs 19,229 4 Sow 1,147 4 Jacobs 16,523 4 Dupont 6,271
5 Mertens 17,988 5 Nguyen 970 5 Willems 14,877 5 Simon 6,120
6 Willems 17,851 6 Janssens 884 6 Mertens 14,848 6 Leclercq 5,928
7 Claes 15,896 7 Dubois 864 7 Claes 13,696 7 Dumont 5,875
8 Goossens 15,342 8 Peeters 795 8 Wouters 13,517 8 Laurent 5,533
9 Wouters 15,107 9 Martin 710 9 Goossens 13,217 9 Lejeune 5,355
10 De Smet 13,577 10 Benali 697 10 De Smet 12,216 10 Renard 5,290