First Names CHEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CHEN is ranked as the 1950th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 11,376.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 3.57 people named CHEN for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 94% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named CHEN is 179.
  • The SSA data also shows that CHEN is used as a boy's name 66% of the time.

First Names CHEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 11,376 +/-3.3%
  • National Rank 1,950
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 3.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 179
  • National Rank 24,607
  • Percentile Rank 73.39%
  • Proportion/100k 0.06

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CHEN is 25.8% White, 2.4% Hispanic origin, 3.9% Black, 65.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.1% Two or More Races, and 0.3% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name CHEN have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name CHEN is included in the following name catgories:
  • South Korean surname
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Chinese surname
  • Common Norwegian surname - SSB Data
  • Chinese Common surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name CHEN

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 25.8% 63.9% -38.1%
Hispanic origin 2.4% 16.3% -13.9%
Black 3.9% 12.3% -8.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 65.5% 4.9% 60.6%
Two or more races 2.1% 1.8% 0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.7% -0.4%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named CHEN is California where 4,791 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CHEN, as 12.35 in every 100,000 Californians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • California is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 44 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Arkansas (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 8 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 451 3.5 96.5% Indiana 44 0.67 85.7% Iowa 25 0.8 85.5% Kansas 42 1.45 81.2% Michigan 140 1.41 96.0% Minnesota 49 0.9 90.9% Missouri 0 0 0.0% Nebraska 13 0.7 57.5% North Dakota 8 1.09 10.3% Ohio 137 1.18 93.1% South Dakota 9 1.04 10.7% Wisconsin 67 1.17 92.2%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 451 3.5 96.5%
Indiana 44 0.67 85.7%
Iowa 25 0.8 85.5%
Kansas 42 1.45 81.2%
Michigan 140 1.41 96.0%
Minnesota 49 0.9 90.9%
Missouri 0 0 0.0%
Nebraska 13 0.7 57.5%
North Dakota 8 1.09 10.3%
Ohio 137 1.18 93.1%
South Dakota 9 1.04 10.7%
Wisconsin 67 1.17 92.2%
West State Statistics First-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 118 1.76 89.5% California 4,791 12.35 99.2% Colorado 155 2.9 92.1% Hawaii 54 3.82 87.2% Idaho 0 0 0.0% Montana 16 1.53 56.3% Nevada 156 5.49 91.6% New Mexico 30 1.42 70.1% Oregon 132 3.31 91.0% Utah 41 1.41 78.7% Washington 257 3.64 96.2% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 118 1.76 89.5%
California 4,791 12.35 99.2%
Colorado 155 2.9 92.1%
Hawaii 54 3.82 87.2%
Idaho 0 0 0.0%
Montana 16 1.53 56.3%
Nevada 156 5.49 91.6%
New Mexico 30 1.42 70.1%
Oregon 132 3.31 91.0%
Utah 41 1.41 78.7%
Washington 257 3.64 96.2%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 52 1.44 85.3% Maine 0 0 0.0% Massachusetts 158 2.34 91.6% New Hampshire 19 1.41 61.1% New Jersey 156 1.75 92.1% New York 1,308 6.62 98.6% Pennsylvania 235 1.83 95.2% Rhode Island 9 0.86 9.7% Vermont 0 0 0.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 52 1.44 85.3%
Maine 0 0 0.0%
Massachusetts 158 2.34 91.6%
New Hampshire 19 1.41 61.1%
New Jersey 156 1.75 92.1%
New York 1,308 6.62 98.6%
Pennsylvania 235 1.83 95.2%
Rhode Island 9 0.86 9.7%
Vermont 0 0 0.0%
South State Statistics First-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 34 0.71 83.6% Arkansas 6 0.22 10.2% Delaware 21 2.28 85.6% Dist. of Columbia 36 5.53 86.0% Florida 318 1.6 97.2% Georgia 234 2.32 95.4% Kentucky 13 0.29 58.4% Louisiana 40 0.86 83.3% Maryland 360 6.03 96.8% Mississippi 0 0 0.0% North Carolina 118 1.19 94.8% Oklahoma 21 0.55 70.5% South Carolina 25 0.51 77.7% Tennessee 88 1.34 91.7% Texas 920 3.41 98.2% Virginia 327 3.93 96.0% West Virginia 0 0 0.0%

South States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 34 0.71 83.6%
Arkansas 6 0.22 10.2%
Delaware 21 2.28 85.6%
Dist. of Columbia 36 5.53 86.0%
Florida 318 1.6 97.2%
Georgia 234 2.32 95.4%
Kentucky 13 0.29 58.4%
Louisiana 40 0.86 83.3%
Maryland 360 6.03 96.8%
Mississippi 0 0 0.0%
North Carolina 118 1.19 94.8%
Oklahoma 21 0.55 70.5%
South Carolina 25 0.51 77.7%
Tennessee 88 1.34 91.7%
Texas 920 3.41 98.2%
Virginia 327 3.93 96.0%
West Virginia 0 0 0.0%
 

Full Names with CHEN as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have CHEN as a first name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named CHEN.

The most popular full name is CHEN Wang. 5.18% of all the people named CHEN have this family name.

There are 710 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CHEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CHEN Wang 5.18%
2 CHEN Wu 4.12%
3 CHEN Lin 3.67%
4 CHEN Lee 2.90%
5 CHEN Liu 2.90%
6 CHEN Hsu 2.73%
7 CHEN Huang 2.73%
8 CHEN Chang 2.04%
9 CHEN Yang 1.96%
10 CHEN Li 1.67%
11 CHEN Zhang 1.31%
12 CHEN Long 1.27%
13 CHEN Yu 1.22%
14 CHEN Zhu 1.22%
15 CHEN Zhou 1.14%
16 CHEN Lu 1.10%
17 CHEN Chu 0.90%
18 CHEN Hu 0.90%
19 CHEN Chiang 0.86%
20 CHEN Tang 0.86%