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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 01/01/2021.

The top 10:

Belgium #
1 Peeters 31,079
2 Janssens 28,532
3 Maes 24,594
4 Jacobs 19,077
5 Mertens 17,906
6 Willems 17,747
7 Claes 15,798
8 Goossens 15,269
9 Wouters 14,999
10 De Smet 13,484

At the very bottom of the list of the 10,000 most frequent family names, we find, with only 181 persons bearing them, names such as d'Oultremont, Preudhomme, Kohl, Maison or D'Hulst.

Top 10
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Most common family names in 2021 - Belgium and the Regions (top 10)

Belgium Brussels-Capital Region Flemish Region Walloon Region
1 Peeters 31,079 1 Diallo 4,318 1 Peeters 27,791 1 Dubois 9,188
2 Janssens 28,532 2 Bah 2,466 2 Janssens 24,907 2 Lambert 8,438
3 Maes 24,594 3 Barry 1,699 3 Maes 21,524 3 Martin 6,637
4 Jacobs 19,077 4 Sow 1,198 4 Jacobs 16,407 4 Dupont 6,217
5 Mertens 17,906 5 Nguyen 960 5 Willems 14,804 5 Simon 6,080
6 Willems 17,747 6 Janssens 860 6 Mertens 14,801 6 Leclercq 5,901
7 Claes 15,798 7 Dubois 839 7 Claes 13,629 7 Dumont 5,804
8 Goossens 15,269 8 Peeters 765 8 Wouters 13,423 8 Laurent 5,472
9 Wouters 14,999 9 Martin 699 9 Goossens 13,134 9 Lejeune 5,337
10 De Smet 13,484 10 Benali 687 10 De Smet 12,133 10 Denis 5,249