González or Gonzalez, is a Spanish surname. In Spain, González is the second most common surname with 2.08% of the population having this surname.[full citation needed] González is also a common surname in Latin America. It is one of the five most common surnames in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, and Venezuela,[full citation needed] making it one of the most common surnames in the Spanish-speaking world. In the United States, González ranked as the 13th most common surname in 2017.[full citation needed] Variant spellings include Gonzales.