As of 2019, Kenya with a population of about 47 million, had atleast 42 tribes.
However, among the 42 tribes, Kikuyu, Luhya, Kalenjin, Kamba and Luo were the most dominant tribes in Kenya
During pre-colonial period, Kenya was largely inhibited by tribes three key groups of speakers namely Bantus, Nilotes and Cushites.
However, during the colonial period, a high number of other group of speakers came in and intermarried with the locals.
Such included whites, Asians and other blacks from Africa
Below is a list of Most common surnames from Kenya’s top leading tribes
Males – Mwangi, Kamua and Njoroge
Females- Wanjiku, Wanjiru and Nyambura
M – Wekesa, Wafula
M- Otieno, Odhiambo
F- Atieno, Adhiambo
M- Korir, Kibet, Mutai
F- Chebet, Jepkosgei, Cherono
F-Mwende, Mueni, Mwikali
M- Musyoka, Kilonzo, Wambua
M- Koinet, Lemayian
F- Kerubo, Kwamboka