First Names CHENG

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CHENG is ranked as the 1848th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 12,546.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 3.93 people named CHENG for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 72% 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 CHENG is 628.
  • The SSA data also shows that CHENG is used as a boy's name 95% of the time.

First Names CHENG
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 12,546 +/-3.2%
  • National Rank 1,848
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 3.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 628
  • National Rank 11,941
  • Percentile Rank 87.09%
  • Proportion/100k 0.20

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CHENG is 12.2% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 2.6% Black, 80.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.7% 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 CHENG 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 CHENG is included in the following name catgories:
  • Chinese surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Chinese Common surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 12.2% 63.9% -51.7%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 2.6% 12.3% -9.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 80.8% 4.9% 75.9%
Two or more races 2.7% 1.8% 0.9%
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 CHENG is California where 5,460 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CHENG, as 14.07 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 38 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Kentucky (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 11 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names CHENG State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 389 3.02 96.2% Indiana 55 0.83 87.6% Iowa 20 0.64 83.3% Kansas 28 0.97 75.7% Michigan 149 1.51 96.2% Minnesota 243 4.46 96.4% Missouri 13 0.44 59.5% Nebraska 7 0.35 9.8% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 181 1.56 94.2% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 147 2.56 95.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CHENG

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 389 3.02 96.2%
Indiana 55 0.83 87.6%
Iowa 20 0.64 83.3%
Kansas 28 0.97 75.7%
Michigan 149 1.51 96.2%
Minnesota 243 4.46 96.4%
Missouri 13 0.44 59.5%
Nebraska 7 0.35 9.8%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 181 1.56 94.2%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 147 2.56 95.0%
West State Statistics First-Names CHENG State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 102 1.51 88.6% California 5,460 14.07 99.3% Colorado 142 2.65 91.7% Hawaii 72 5.09 89.5% Idaho 8 0.48 10.2% Montana 0 0 0.0% Nevada 156 5.49 91.6% New Mexico 39 1.89 75.5% Oregon 219 5.52 93.3% Utah 25 0.84 69.6% Washington 297 4.2 96.5% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name CHENG

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 102 1.51 88.6%
California 5,460 14.07 99.3%
Colorado 142 2.65 91.7%
Hawaii 72 5.09 89.5%
Idaho 8 0.48 10.2%
Montana 0 0 0.0%
Nevada 156 5.49 91.6%
New Mexico 39 1.89 75.5%
Oregon 219 5.52 93.3%
Utah 25 0.84 69.6%
Washington 297 4.2 96.5%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CHENG State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 52 1.44 85.3% Maine 0 0 0.0% Massachusetts 49 0.72 79.7% New Hampshire 9 0.7 9.5% New Jersey 188 2.1 93.1% New York 1,327 6.72 98.6% Pennsylvania 251 1.96 95.3% Rhode Island 9 0.86 9.7% Vermont 16 2.5 74.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CHENG

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 52 1.44 85.3%
Maine 0 0 0.0%
Massachusetts 49 0.72 79.7%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 9.5%
New Jersey 188 2.1 93.1%
New York 1,327 6.72 98.6%
Pennsylvania 251 1.96 95.3%
Rhode Island 9 0.86 9.7%
Vermont 16 2.5 74.8%
South State Statistics First-Names CHENG State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 34 0.71 83.6% Arkansas 26 0.86 76.7% Delaware 18 1.9 83.5% Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 64.1% Florida 215 1.08 96.3% Georgia 380 3.76 96.5% Kentucky 6 0.15 9.7% Louisiana 74 1.58 88.6% Maryland 394 6.6 97.0% Mississippi 13 0.44 59.5% North Carolina 150 1.51 95.5% Oklahoma 28 0.73 76.2% South Carolina 31 0.64 81.2% Tennessee 41 0.63 86.4% Texas 826 3.06 98.0% Virginia 386 4.64 96.3% West Virginia 9 0.49 11.5%

South States
State stats for the first name CHENG

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 34 0.71 83.6%
Arkansas 26 0.86 76.7%
Delaware 18 1.9 83.5%
Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 64.1%
Florida 215 1.08 96.3%
Georgia 380 3.76 96.5%
Kentucky 6 0.15 9.7%
Louisiana 74 1.58 88.6%
Maryland 394 6.6 97.0%
Mississippi 13 0.44 59.5%
North Carolina 150 1.51 95.5%
Oklahoma 28 0.73 76.2%
South Carolina 31 0.64 81.2%
Tennessee 41 0.63 86.4%
Texas 826 3.06 98.0%
Virginia 386 4.64 96.3%
West Virginia 9 0.49 11.5%
 

Full Names with CHENG as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have CHENG 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 CHENG.

The most popular full name is CHENG Chen. 4.70% of all the people named CHENG have this family name.

There are 599 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CHENG

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CHENG Chen 4.70%
2 CHENG Wang 3.74%
3 CHENG Yang 3.48%
4 CHENG Lin 3.03%
5 CHENG Lee 2.92%
6 CHENG Wu 2.92%
7 CHENG Liu 2.81%
8 CHENG Huang 2.18%
9 CHENG Chang 2.07%
10 CHENG Vang 1.92%
11 CHENG Hsu 1.59%
12 CHENG Li 1.55%
13 CHENG Yu 1.55%
14 CHENG Lu 1.22%
15 CHENG Tsai 0.96%
16 CHENG Chu 0.93%
17 CHENG Xiong 0.93%
18 CHENG Tan 0.89%
19 CHENG Zhang 0.89%
20 CHENG Her 0.85%