Last names starting with Y have origins from across the world. Many are from Japan, such as Yamamoto; others from China, such as Yu and Yi; others from England, such as Yardley. These multicultural last names sound sophisticated and worldly. Below, we list some of the most common last names starting with Y.
Why Choose a Last Name Beginning with Y?
The letter Y has a gentle, flowing tone and feels like an expansive breath coming out of your mouth when spoken. The sound of the letter Y makes the last names some of the most invigorating names. Popular last names in the US starting with Y include Young, Yang, Yates, Yoder, and York. Unique last names beginning with Y include Youngblood, Yves, Yale, Yearwood, and Yaeger.
Finding the right last name for your family or book character takes work. Read on to discover some beautiful, unique, and smooth last names.
Last Names Starting with Y
If you are looking for a surname with a twist, take a look at our complete list of surnames starting with Y, sorted by popularity, most to least popular.
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