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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 01/01/2022 in Belgium.

This top 3 is the same in Flanders. In Wallonia, the 3 most common family names are Dubois, Lambert and Martin, and in the Brussels-Capital Region, Diallo, Bah and Barry.

At the very bottom of the list of the 10,000 most frequent family names, there are only 181 persons with names such as Blyweert, Gaeremynck, Hochepied, Morgante, Nasser or Van Lishout.

 

 

The complete top 10:

Belgium #
1 Peeters 30,897
2 Janssens 28,339
3 Maes 24,477
4 Jacobs 18,971
5 Mertens 17,803
6 Willems 17,642
7 Claes 15,690
8 Goossens 15,177
9 Wouters 14,910
10 De Smet 13,433
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Most common family names in 2022 - Belgium and the Regions (top 10)

Belgium Brussels-Capital Region Flemish Region Walloon Region
1 Peeters 30,897 1 Diallo 4,554 1 Peeters 27,625 1 Dubois 9,160
2 Janssens 28,339 2 Bah 2,528 2 Janssens 24,733 2 Lambert 8,375
3 Maes 24,477 3 Barry 1,749 3 Maes 21,410 3 Martin 6,603
4 Jacobs 18,971 4 Sow 1,286 4 Jacobs 16,329 4 Dupont 6,185
5 Mertens 17,803 5 Nguyen 966 5 Mertens 14,720 5 Simon 6,022
6 Willems 17,642 6 Janssens 825 6 Willems 14,709 6 Leclercq 5,862
7 Claes 15,690 7 Dubois 805 7 Claes 13,525 7 Dumont 5,757
8 Goossens 15,177 8 Peeters 745 8 Wouters 13,352 8 Laurent 5,463
9 Wouters 14,910 9 Camara 701 9 Goossens 13,062 9 Lejeune 5,316
10 De Smet 13,433 10 Benali 684 10 De Smet 12,094 10 Renard 5,209