1000+ Most Common Kenyan Last Names & Surnames

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Most Common Kenyan Surnames

Last Updated on November 13, 2022 by Team FinderWheel

Are you looking for the most common and rare Kenyan Surname? Find here are the list of cool, unique, and most popular Kenyan family names with meanings. 

Top 10 Most Popular Last Names in Kenya

Here is the list of the top 10 last names for baby boys, girls, and families in Kenya.

  1. Otieno
  2. Mohamed
  3. Mwangi
  4. Odhiambo
  5. Maina
  6. Ochieng
  7. Ali
  8. Kamau
  9. Omondi
  10. Onyango

List of Common Kenyan Last Names with Meaning

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Browse Kenyan Surnames by Alphabets/Letters

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  1. Otieno
  2. Mohamed
  3. Mwangi
  4. Odhiambo
  5. Maina
  6. Ochieng
  7. Ali
  8. Kamau
  9. Omondi
  10. Onyango
  11. Juma
  12. Hassan
  13. Abdi
  14. Wambui
  15. Atieno
  16. Wanjiku
  17. Njoroge
  18. Njeri
  19. Kariuki
  20. Akinyi
  21. Wafula
  22. Achieng
  23. Muthoni
  24. Ouma
  25. Ahmed
  26. Kimani
  27. Hussein
  28. Adan
  29. Mutua
  30. Abdullahi
  31. Adhiambo
  32. Cheruiyot
  33. Njuguna
  34. Kibet
  35. Simiyu
  36. Macharia
  37. Wanjala
  38. Barasa
  39. Wambua
  40. Wairimu
  41. Chebet
  42. Koech
  43. Ibrahim
  44. Omar
  45. Nyambura
  46. Rotich
  47. Karanja
  48. Anyango
  49. Wangui
  50. Wekesa
  51. Okoth
  52. Langat
  53. Chepkemoi
  54. Mutuku
  55. Owino
  56. Wangari
  57. Njoki
  58. Awuor
  59. Musyoka
  60. Nyongesa
  61. Cherotich
  62. Wanyonyi
  63. Chepkoech
  64. Korir
  65. Chelangat
  66. Kiptoo
  67. Mwendwa
  68. Mbugua
  69. Chege
  70. Waweru
  71. Kinyua
  72. Ngugi
  73. Kiprotich
  74. Kipkoech
  75. Oduor
  76. Mburu
  77. Akoth
  78. Kirui
  79. Mwende
  80. Kioko
  81. Gitonga
  82. Rono
  83. Auma
  84. Mwaura
  85. Muriithi
  86. Gitau
  87. Munene
  88. Wachira
  89. Irungu
  90. Njeru
  91. Kemboi
  92. Mutai
  93. Cherono
  94. Kimutai
  95. Ndungu
  96. Nyaga
  97. Mutinda
  98. Ndung’u
  99. Chepkorir
  100. Ng’ang’a
  101. Chepkirui
  102. Kiprono
  103. Mungai
  104. Bett
  105. Muriuki
  106. Mwenda
  107. Yussuf
  108. Njenga
  109. Said
  110. Osman
  111. Kiprop
  112. Mohamud
  113. Kiplagat
  114. Kipkorir
  115. Awino
  116. John
  117. Mwaniki
  118. Charo
  119. Murithi
  120. Mugo
  121. Kosgei
  122. Makokha
  123. Kyalo
  124. Karisa
  125. Ngetich
  126. Okumu
  127. Kinyanjui
  128. Chepngetich
  129. Peter
  130. Maalim
  131. Issack
  132. Muli
  133. Kazungu
  134. Katana
  135. Kimathi
  136. Kiplangat
  137. Wamalwa
  138. Momanyi
  139. Musyoki
  140. Kuria
  141. Mutisya
  142. Cheptoo
  143. Kipngetich
  144. Wainaina
  145. Chemutai
  146. Muchiri
  147. Nyakundi
  148. Wanyama
  149. Sheikh
  150. Mohammed
  151. Mugambi
  152. Kipchumba
  153. Nekesa
  154. Wanja
  155. Moraa
  156. Odongo
  157. Opiyo
  158. Noor
  159. Kahindi
  160. Muiruri
  161. Chepngeno
  162. Mutunga
  163. Mueni
  164. Njagi
  165. Ndegwa
  166. Karimi
  167. Nganga
  168. Nyabuto
  169. Wanjohi
  170. Kipruto
  171. David
  172. Aden
  173. Musa
  174. Chepkwony
  175. Sang
  176. Okello
  177. Oluoch
  178. Ndirangu
  179. Munyao
  180. Murimi
  181. Mumo
  182. Kipchirchir
  183. Mwikali
  184. Njogu
  185. Makena
  186. Owuor
  187. Ngeno
  188. Mukami
  189. Kerubo
  190. Githinji
  191. Joseph
  192. Kipkirui
  193. Makau
  194. Kendi
  195. Mwanzia
  196. Ondieki
  197. Mutheu
  198. Mulwa
  199. Muema
  200. Kilonzo
  201. Cherop
  202. Muturi
  203. Kiarie
  204. Musembi
  205. Waithira
  206. Mutiso
  207. Kipkemoi
  208. Karani
  209. Mwita
  210. Waithera
  211. Kirimi
  212. Gatwiri
  213. Wambugu
  214. Mumbi
  215. Ruto
  216. Makori
  217. Nanjala
  218. Maingi
  219. Chacha
  220. Mwangangi
  221. Muhumed
  222. Nduta
  223. Abdalla
  224. Njiru
  225. Wanjiru
  226. Tanui
  227. Nasimiyu
  228. Lagat
  229. Mwiti
  230. Kinuthia
  231. Kawira
  232. Ogutu
  233. Farah
  234. Rutto
  235. Guyo
  236. Oloo
  237. Musau
  238. Chirchir
  239. Yegon
  240. Nduku
  241. Salim
  242. Kwamboka
  243. Kinya
  244. Were
  245. Too
  246. Mutuma
  247. Odero
  248. James
  249. Abdirahman
  250. Bakari
  251. Mutwiri
  252. Gakii
  253. Omollo
  254. Mbithi
  255. Wesonga
  256. Mboya
  257. Kipsang
  258. Muia
  259. Masinde
  260. Gathoni
  261. Muthui
  262. Kiplimo
  263. Kipngeno
  264. Kipkemboi
  265. Paul
  266. Thuo
  267. Nkatha
  268. Wasike
  269. Ngigi
  270. Kipyegon
  271. Mokaya
  272. Mutembei
  273. Wandera
  274. Nderitu
  275. Mwai
  276. Nyawira
  277. Kimeu
  278. Jepchirchir
  279. Okeyo
  280. Naliaka
  281. Chepkurui
  282. Maiyo
  283. Jeptoo
  284. Samuel
  285. Bundi
  286. Ngari
  287. Mbogo
  288. Kipkosgei
  289. Kipkurui
  290. Chelimo
  291. Baya
  292. Ngala
  293. Waithaka
  294. Omari
  295. Aoko
  296. Kimanzi
  297. Ooko
  298. Njue
  299. Mutugi
  300. Ndunge
  301. Kenga
  302. Jepkoech
  303. Bosire
  304. Wangechi
  305. Ntinyari
  306. Kathambi
  307. Morara
  308. Nzioka
  309. Sifuna
  310. Kanini
  311. Mukhwana
  312. Njau
  313. Mwirigi
  314. Munga
  315. Tsuma
  316. Kirwa
  317. Kigen
  318. Mathenge
  319. Daniel
  320. Odiwuor
  321. Kassim
  322. Mutie
  323. Oketch
  324. Mose
  325. Kithinji
  326. Kathure
  327. Gichuki
  328. Oyugi
  329. Chepchirchir
  330. Tonui
  331. Mutethia
  332. Muthomi
  333. Jemutai
  334. Safari
  335. Cheruto
  336. Ekai
  337. Wangeci
  338. Biwott
  339. Tarus
  340. Koskei
  341. Keter
  342. Nyaboke
  343. Muthee
  344. Kamande
  345. Masika
  346. Khaemba
  347. Njambi
  348. Wangila
  349. Jerop
  350. Mogaka
  351. Issak
  352. Odera
  353. Kitsao
  354. Dahir
  355. Jebet
  356. Muthoka
  357. Haji
  358. Muigai
  359. Kanana
  360. Ojwang
  361. Waswa
  362. Nzomo
  363. Munyoki
  364. Osoro
  365. Kemei
  366. Kombo
  367. Hamisi
  368. Wanyoike
  369. Chesang
  370. Mugendi
  371. Owiti
  372. Jeruto
  373. Jepchumba
  374. Ronoh
  375. Yego
  376. Baraka
  377. Wahome
  378. Ireri
  379. Ogola
  380. Mbithe
  381. Aluoch
  382. Salat
  383. Nkirote
  384. Bii
  385. Nyamai
  386. Musyimi
  387. Ndanu
  388. Ismail
  389. Mbuthia
  390. Muendo
  391. Ngure
  392. Limo
  393. Ochola
  394. Moses
  395. Rop
  396. Nyokabi
  397. Komen
  398. Kihara
  399. Mmbone
  400. Mumbua
  401. Murugi
  402. Boru
  403. Ndinda
  404. Sikuku
  405. Muthama
  406. Kiragu
  407. Jepkosgei
  408. Mukiri
  409. Alio
  410. Wanjira
  411. Mokua
  412. Opondo
  413. Wario
  414. Muinde
  415. Suleiman
  416. Orina
  417. Khisa
  418. Ouko
  419. Jepkemboi
  420. Michael
  421. Murage
  422. Jerotich
  423. Kibe
  424. Gitari
  425. Chepchumba
  426. Ndolo
  427. Simon
  428. Mugure
  429. Abdille
  430. Abdallah
  431. Odoyo
  432. Wawira
  433. Kaingu
  434. Ombati
  435. Muhonja
  436. Muriungi
  437. Kimeli
  438. Stephen
  439. Nelima
  440. Musili
  441. Jepkorir
  442. Deng
  443. Toroitich
  444. Obonyo
  445. Ndiritu
  446. Omwenga
  447. Bashir
  448. Kalama
  449. Sigei
  450. Nabwire
  451. Kurgat
  452. Maritim
  453. Okinyi
  454. Wamaitha
  455. Emmanuel
  456. Rashid
  457. Mbuvi
  458. Thuku
  459. Sammy
  460. Bahati
  461. Obiero
  462. Ndege
  463. Koome
  464. Masai
  465. Gacheri
  466. Charles
  467. Nthenya
  468. Kinoti
  469. Muteti
  470. Shikuku
  471. Francis
  472. Mwanza
  473. Omolo
  474. Nzuki
  475. Mutegi
  476. Kiptanui
  477. Nzioki
  478. Ayuma
  479. Masha
  480. Chumba
  481. Jillo
  482. Nduati
  483. Kitheka
  484. Jerono
  485. Wayua
  486. Mureithi
  487. Ewoi
  488. Muthini
  489. Khalif
  490. Sila
  491. Mwihaki
  492. Maroa
  493. Ekiru
  494. Jelimo
  495. Ngina
  496. Ojiambo
  497. Chengo
  498. Kagendo
  499. Gichuhi
  500. Matheka
  501. Mulei
  502. Kangogo
  503. Brian
  504. George
  505. Mulongo
  506. Murigi
  507. Kiptum
  508. Kipyego
  509. Ndambuki
  510. Kandie
  511. Muasya
  512. Warui
  513. Kipkogei
  514. Chebii
  515. Kombe
  516. Jepleting
  517. Adow
  518. Ngatia
  519. Musungu
  520. Njihia
  521. Nyakio
  522. Murunga
  523. Amondi
  524. Wamuyu
  525. Abdikadir
  526. Muindi
  527. Mwalimu
  528. Chelagat
  529. Mutemi
  530. Thomas
  531. Ndwiga
  532. Serem
  533. Athman
  534. Yusuf
  535. Mong’are
  536. Kimanthi
  537. Nyang’au
  538. Adongo
  539. Mulinge
  540. Muya
  541. Chemtai
  542. Nyamweya
  543. Syombua
  544. Kalume
  545. Miriti
  546. Mahat
  547. Bwire
  548. Kamene
  549. Wanza
  550. Muchui
  551. Muoki
  552. Ndichu
  553. Yator
  554. Kimaiyo
  555. Ndunda
  556. Gikonyo
  557. Bosibori
  558. Mwania
  559. Muthuri
  560. Ogolla
  561. Thuranira
  562. Musimbi
  563. Wabwire
  564. Nyaguthii
  565. Munywoki
  566. Muhia
  567. Kadenge
  568. Thoya
  569. Keya
  570. Okech
  571. Kiio
  572. Mongare
  573. Mwongeli
  574. Ongeri
  575. Onsongo
  576. Kennedy
  577. Mbatha
  578. Joshua
  579. Nyangau
  580. Githaiga
  581. Maithya
  582. Edin
  583. Kanyi
  584. Kogo
  585. Muchoki
  586. Maloba
  587. Isaac
  588. Kimotho
  589. Ndiema
  590. Muuo
  591. Etyang
  592. Kipkemei
  593. Ngui
  594. Julius
  595. Njuki
  596. Kipleting
  597. Wabwile
  598. Jepkirui
  599. Sakwa
  600. Kananu
  601. Masila
  602. Marwa
  603. Mutindi
  604. Kundu
  605. Amina
  606. Kang’ethe
  607. Mwaka
  608. Onyancha
  609. Galgallo
  610. Kaburu
  611. Godana
  612. Kilonzi
  613. Bare
  614. Muchai
  615. Wasonga
  616. Naibei
  617. Ngumbao
  618. Kiboi
  619. Koros
  620. Rioba
  621. Philip
  622. Nyambane
  623. Muthiani
  624. Ngunjiri
  625. King’ori
  626. Ndiwa
  627. Wangare
  628. Esekon
  629. Kivuva
  630. Kobia
  631. Akumu
  632. Ramadhan
  633. Esinyen
  634. Apiyo
  635. Kasyoka
  636. Wako
  637. Situma
  638. Kadzo
  639. Mbula
  640. Gichuru
  641. Oyoo
  642. William
  643. Gitahi
  644. Nyamawi
  645. Kibor
  646. Nzau
  647. Wawire
  648. Ngei
  649. Cheboi
  650. Kagwiria
  651. Okelo
  652. Jimale
  653. Moseti
  654. Patrick
  655. Martin
  656. Kitur
  657. Ogeto
  658. Kiiru
  659. Ogega
  660. Khamis
  661. Mawira
  662. Jepngetich
  663. Nur
  664. Boke
  665. Maundu
  666. Tuwei
  667. Nyangweso
  668. Wakhungu
  669. Kungu
  670. Wanjau
  671. Ekal
  672. Lumumba
  673. Sitienei
  674. Muraya
  675. Kiilu
  676. Nyamu
  677. Orwa
  678. Waruguru
  679. Kimaru
  680. Fondo
  681. Muktar
  682. Kangethe
  683. Jepkogei
  684. Nasambu
  685. Ekeno
  686. Ngige
  687. Obuya
  688. Okemwa
  689. Robert
  690. Robi
  691. Matano
  692. Mwongela
  693. Mutia
  694. Chumo
  695. Karambu
  696. Munyi
  697. Sitati
  698. Samson
  699. Jacob
  700. Gacheru
  701. Cherutich
  702. Abubakar
  703. Chepkemboi
  704. Abuga
  705. Mangale
  706. Muthike
  707. Jackson
  708. Mahamud
  709. Mawia
  710. Kimtai
  711. Nyagaka
  712. Wambura
  713. Odira
  714. Khamisi
  715. Kurui
  716. Murangiri
  717. Kairu
  718. Omwoyo
  719. Mbae
  720. Lelei
  721. Issa
  722. Kung’u
  723. Samoei
  724. Obare
  725. Theuri
  726. Samwel
  727. Wanga
  728. Roba
  729. Soita
  730. Mbaabu
  731. Mwero
  732. Ogada
  733. Lewa
  734. Kingori
  735. Obara
  736. Mutanu
  737. Sawe
  738. Murungi
  739. Awinja
  740. Nthiga
  741. Siele
  742. Baraza
  743. Nzai
  744. Mogire
  745. Mwinzi
  746. Maluki
  747. Muthengi
  748. Bor
  749. Galgalo
  750. Mbiti
  751. Mauti
  752. Oginga
  753. Dida
  754. Nzilani
  755. Micheni
  756. Mitei
  757. Munyua
  758. Ogweno
  759. Terer
  760. Nafula
  761. Titus
  762. Ekitela
  763. Ambani
  764. Amoit
  765. Halake
  766. Naserian
  767. Cheyech
  768. Mumbe
  769. Gati
  770. Maweu
  771. Karuga
  772. Ndoro
  773. Ruwa
  774. Mwadime
  775. Duba
  776. Kageha
  777. Muga
  778. Krop
  779. Daud
  780. Nyanchama
  781. Muchira
  782. Akello
  783. Emuria
  784. Chesire
  785. Musee
  786. Njoka
  787. Ondiek
  788. Anyona
  789. Zawadi
  790. Huka
  791. Mahamed
  792. Yakub
  793. Kaberia
  794. Kisilu
  795. Thiong’o
  796. Busienei
  797. Wavinya
  798. Mwinyi
  799. Ombui
  800. Mukundi
  801. Hillow
  802. Keitany
  803. Chomba
  804. Bulle
  805. Mwema
  806. Karuri
  807. Mwathi
  808. Soi
  809. Evans
  810. Imali
  811. Migwi
  812. Ratemo
  813. Mutio
  814. Alex
  815. Misiko
  816. Oyaro
  817. Abdulla
  818. Benson
  819. Kithome
  820. Mwamburi
  821. Ngome
  822. Ayieko
  823. Okuku
  824. Richard
  825. Eyanae
  826. Kabiru
  827. Gichohi
  828. Nyabuti
  829. Abdow
  830. Joel
  831. Kitonga
  832. Nyale
  833. Towett
  834. Mati
  835. Ekidor
  836. Mutahi
  837. Mmboga
  838. Oduori
  839. Changawa
  840. Nyangaresi
  841. Maranga
  842. Kalekye
  843. Wanje
  844. Kiama
  845. Muimi
  846. Gicheru
  847. Salah
  848. Eregae
  849. Jarso
  850. Sande
  851. Kakai
  852. Swaleh
  853. Chenangat
  854. Ngao
  855. Nyambu
  856. Onditi
  857. Bonaya
  858. Nandwa
  859. Chebon
  860. Mwakio
  861. Mnangat
  862. Lemayian
  863. Erupe
  864. Rugut
  865. Mule
  866. Gona
  867. Maitha
  868. Gachoki
  869. Musila
  870. Odinga
  871. Dennis
  872. Gichana
  873. Chai
  874. Muhoro
  875. Jama
  876. Nakhumicha
  877. Jemeli
  878. Mundia
  879. Junior
  880. Wamboi
  881. Vaati
  882. Fundi
  883. Menza
  884. Muchemi
  885. Victor
  886. Kituku
  887. Kiogora
  888. Makungu
  889. Pkemoi
  890. Jumba
  891. Wechuli
  892. Moturi
  893. Kajuju
  894. Mayaka
  895. Yatich
  896. Mbaka
  897. Kibiwott
  898. Mucheru
  899. Gure
  900. Ngaruiya
  901. Okongo
  902. Munguti
  903. Ngotho
  904. Mamo
  905. Muthami
  906. Benard
  907. Ondari
  908. Otiende
  909. Mzungu
  910. Ombasa
  911. Kimosop
  912. Jelagat
  913. Muchangi
  914. Aloo
  915. Abdiaziz
  916. Andrew
  917. Gedi
  918. Matara
  919. Kelvin
  920. Mwendia
  921. Karwitha
  922. Apondi
  923. Barongo
  924. Chepkwemoi
  925. Mukoya
  926. Minayo
  927. Masese
  928. Ziro
  929. Kwemoi
  930. Wakio
  931. Munyiva
  932. Saidi
  933. Chepkosgei
  934. Yaa
  935. Achola
  936. Mambo
  937. Jelle
  938. Tirop
  939. Mbui
  940. Komora
  941. Abdifatah
  942. Mageto
  943. Kamathi
  944. Kanja
  945. Gathogo
  946. Mutune
  947. Wabomba
  948. Kiptui
  949. Gatimu
  950. Jomo
  951. Meli
  952. Dagane
  953. Mutungi
  954. Mumba
  955. Weru
  956. Kabui
  957. Kaimenyi
  958. Kimemia
  959. Musya
  960. Jepkemei
  961. Saina
  962. Kaloki
  963. Elijah
  964. Kibiwot
  965. Kiti
  966. Nzisa
  967. Kiema
  968. Mogeni
  969. Wanjugu
  970. Birgen
  971. Shariff
  972. Gachanja
  973. Osiemo
  974. Onyiego
  975. Iminza
  976. Muange
  977. Musumba
  978. Bore
  979. Saruni
  980. Mwololo
  981. Abdinoor
  982. Awadh
  983. Jefwa
  984. Lumbasi
  985. Wangai
  986. Nyoike
  987. Wanzala
  988. Saitoti
  989. Adam
  990. Mogere
  991. Benjamin
  992. Kaari
  993. Muraguri
  994. Sidi
  995. Nyawa
  996. Kevin
  997. Omweri
  998. Maghanga
  999. Nafuna
  1000. Angwenyi

Last Names in Kenya Starting with A-Z Letters

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Kenyan Last Names Starting with A Kenyan Last Names Starting with N
Kenyan Last Names Starting with B Kenyan Last Names Starting with O
Kenyan Last Names Starting with C Kenyan Last Names Starting with P
Kenyan Last Names Starting with D Kenyan Last Names Starting with Q
Kenyan Last Names Starting with E Kenyan Last Names Starting with R
Kenyan Last Names Starting with F Kenyan Last Names Starting with S
Kenyan Last Names Starting with G Kenyan Last Names Starting with T
Kenyan Last Names Starting with H Kenyan Last Names Starting with U
Kenyan Last Names Starting with I Kenyan Last Names Starting with V
Kenyan Last Names Starting with K Kenyan Last Names Starting with W
Kenyan Last Names Starting with K Kenyan Last Names Starting with X
Kenyan Last Names Starting with L Kenyan Last Names Starting with Y
Kenyan Last Names Starting with M Kenyan Last Names Starting with Z

Most Common Last Names by Country of Origin

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