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Table 1 The 200 most common surnames from the South Asian and Chinese surname lists, and from the general population in Ontario.

From: Surname lists to identify South Asian and Chinese ethnicity from secondary data in Ontario, Canada: a validation study

South Asian Chinese General population
Name N Name N Name N
Patel 35,984 Wong 34,567 Smith 91,575
Singh 31,820 Chan 32,692 Brown 57,222
Sharma 10,216 Li 27,608 Lee 49,898
Kaur 7,462 Chen 25,618 Wilson 43,803
Persaud 6,982 Wang 22,548 Martin 38,878
Sandhu 6,229 Liu 18,784 Taylor 35,746
Grewal 6,044 Zhang 18,003 Campbell 34,551
Sidhu 5,862 Lam 15,910 Williams 34,104
Dhaliwal 5,209 Leung 13,696 Thompson 33,810
Dhillon 4,847 Ho 12,830 Jones 32,644
Agarwal, Aggarwal, Ahluwalia, Ahuja, Akhtar, Akhter, Akram, Anand, Arora, Arumugam, Atwal, Aujla, Aulakh, Bains, Bajwa, Baksh, Balachandran, Balasingam, Balasubramaniam, Banerjee, Bansal, Banwait, Bedi, Begum, Beharry, Bhalla, Bhandari, Bhardwaj, Bhatia, Bhatt, Bhatti, Bhavsar, Bhogal, Bhullar, Boodram, Boparai, Brar, Chadha, Chahal, Chand, Chandra, Chaudhary, Chaudhry, Chauhan, Chawla, Cheema, Chohan, Chopra, Choudhry, Choudhury, Chowdhury, Das, Dass, Datta, Deol, Desai, Dhami, Dhanoa, Dhindsa, Dosanjh, Gandhi, Ganesh, Garcha, Ghosh, Ghuman, Gopaul, Gupta, Heer, Hundal, Jaffer, Jafri, Jain, Jassal, Johal, Joshi, Kahlon, Kalra, Kanagaratnam, Kandasamy, Kandiah, Kanji, Kapadia, Kapoor, Karam, Karimi, Kaushal, Khaira, Khanna, Khatri, Khokhar, Kohli, Kumar, Kumarasamy, Ladha, Lakhani, Lal, Lalani, Lall, Mahabir, Mahadeo, Maharaj, Mahendran, Malhi, Malhotra, Mangat, Manji, Manoharan, Maraj, Matharu, Mathur, Mehta, Mistry, Modi, Mohan, Multani, Nadarajah, Naik, Nair, Naraine, Navaratnam, Nijjar, Panchal, Pandher, Pandya, Panesar, Pannu, Parekh, Parikh, Parmar, Parveen, Pathak, Pathan, Pathmanathan, Persad, Prajapati, Prasad, Prashad, Purewal, Puri, Rai, Raja, Rajaratnam, Rajkumar, Ram, Ramcharan, Ramkissoon, Ramnarine, Rampersad, Rampersaud, Ramroop, Randhawa, Rao, Sahota, Saini, Samra, Sangha, Sanghera, Sankar, Sehgal, Sekhon, Selvarajah, Selvaratnam, Sethi, Shanmuganathan, Shergill, Sheth, Shukla, Sinha, Sinnathamby, Sivakumar, Sivasubramaniam, Sodhi, Sohail, Sohal, Sohi, Sood, Sritharan, Subramaniam, Tharmalingam, Thind, Toor, Trahan, Trivedi, Uppal, Varghese, Verma, Virdi, Virk, Vyas, Walia An, Au, Bai, Cai, Cao, Chang, Chao, Chau, Cheng, Cheong, Cheung, Chiang, Chin, Ching, Chiu, Cho, Chong, Chou, Chow, Choy, Chu, Chua, Chui, Chun, Chung, Cui, Dai, Deng, Ding, Dong, Du, Duong, Eng, Fan, Fang, Feng, Fok, Fong, Fu, Fung, Gao, Gong, Gu, Guan, Guo, Ha, Han, He, Hong, Hou, Hsu, Hu, Hua, Huang, Hui, Hum, Hung, Hwang, Ing, Ip, Jang, Ji, Jia, Jiang, Jin, Kam, Kan, Ko, Kong, Koo, Ku, Kung, Kuo, Kwan, Kwok, Kwon, Kwong, La, Lai, Lao, Lau, Lei, Leong, Liang, Liao, Lin, Ling, Lo, Lu, Lui, Luk, Lum, Luo, Luong, Ma, Mah, Mai, Mak, Man, Mao, Mei, Meng, Mian, Mo, Mok, Monk, Ng, Ngai, Ong, Ou, Pan, Pang, Peng, Phung, Poon, Qi, Qian, Qin, Qiu, Quan, Ren, Seto, Shao, Shen, Shi, Shum, Sin, Situ, Siu, So, Song, Su, Sun, Sung, Szeto, Ta, Tai, Tam, Tan, Tang, Tao, Tian, To, Tom, Tong, Tsai, Tsang, Tse, Tsui, Tu, Tung, Wan, Wei, Wen, Wing, Woo, Wu, Xia, Xiao, Xie, Xu, Xue, Yan, Yang, Yao, Yap, Yau, Ye, Yee, Yeh, Yeung, Yi, Yim, Yin, Yip, Yiu, Yong, Yoon, Yu, Yuan, Yue, Yuen, Yung, Zeng, Zhao, Zheng, Zhong, Zhou, Zhu, Zou Adams, Ahmed, Alexander, Ali, Allen, Anderson, Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Baker, Barnes, BĂ©langer, Bell, Bennett, Black, Boyd, Bradley, Brooks, Burke, Burns, Butler, Cameron, Carter, Chapman, Choi, Clark, Clarke, Cole, Collins, Cook, Cooper, Cox, Craig, Crawford, Cunningham, Da Silva, Davidson, Davies, Davis, Dawson, Dixon, Douglas, Doyle, Duncan, Dunn, Edwards, Elliott, Ellis, Evans, Ferguson, Fernandes, Ferreira, Fisher, Fleming, Ford, Foster, Fox, Francis, Fraser, Gagnon, Garcia, Gauthier, George, Gibson, Gill, Gordon, Graham, Grant, Gray, Green, Hall, Hamilton, Harris, Harrison, Hart, Harvey, Hassan, Hayes, Henderson, Henry, Hill, Holmes, Howard, Hughes, Hunt, Hunter, Huynh, Jackson, James, Johnson, Johnston, Kelly, Kennedy, Kerr, Khan, Kim, King, Knight, Lalonde, Lawrence, Le, Leblanc, Lewis, Little, Macdonald, Mackenzie, Maclean, Macleod, Mann, Marshall, Mason, Matthews, McDonald, McIntyre, McKay, McKenzie, McLean, McLeod, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Mohamed, Moore, Morgan, Morin, Morris, Morrison, Murphy, Murray, Nelson, Nguyen, O'Brien, Palmer, Park, Parker, Parsons, Patterson, Paul, Payne, Pereira, Perry, Peters, Phillips, Porter, Powell, Price, Reid, Reynolds, Richards, Richardson, Roberts, Robertson, Robinson, Rogers, Rose, Ross, Roy, Russell, Ryan, Santos, Saunders, Scott, Seguin, Shah, Shaw, Silva, Simpson, Spencer, Stevens, Stevenson, Stewart, Sullivan, Sutherland, Thomas, Thomson, Tran, Tremblay, Turner, Walker, Wallace, Walsh, Ward, Warren, Watson, White, Williamson, Wood, Woods, Wright, Young