First Names LEIGH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • LEIGH is ranked as the 706th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 60,739.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 19.05 people named LEIGH for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 83% 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 LEIGH is 41,240.
  • The SSA data also shows that LEIGH is used as a girl's name 90% of the time.

First Names LEIGH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 60,739 +/-1.4%
  • National Rank 706
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 19.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 41,240
  • National Rank 911
  • Percentile Rank 99.02%
  • Proportion/100k 12.93

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name LEIGH is 80.2% White, 3.3% Hispanic origin, 13.2% Black, 1.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 LEIGH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name LEIGH is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.2% 63.9% 16.3%
Hispanic origin 3.3% 16.3% -13.0%
Black 13.2% 12.3% 0.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3% 4.9% -3.6%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named LEIGH is Texas where 6,173 people have this name.
  • North Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named LEIGH, as 47.92 in every 100,000 North Carolinians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • North Carolina 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 3 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is District of Columbia (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,175 9.12 98.0% Indiana 1,028 15.58 97.6% Iowa 458 14.74 97.0% Kansas 443 15.26 95.1% Michigan 1,502 15.15 99.0% Minnesota 683 12.51 98.0% Missouri 1,137 37.97 97.7% Nebraska 217 11.52 92.6% North Dakota 64 8.7 80.9% Ohio 1,580 13.63 98.2% South Dakota 106 12.44 85.0% Wisconsin 712 12.36 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,175 9.12 98.0%
Indiana 1,028 15.58 97.6%
Iowa 458 14.74 97.0%
Kansas 443 15.26 95.1%
Michigan 1,502 15.15 99.0%
Minnesota 683 12.51 98.0%
Missouri 1,137 37.97 97.7%
Nebraska 217 11.52 92.6%
North Dakota 64 8.7 80.9%
Ohio 1,580 13.63 98.2%
South Dakota 106 12.44 85.0%
Wisconsin 712 12.36 97.8%
West State Statistics First-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 64 8.65 78.1% Arizona 922 13.7 96.8% California 4,582 11.81 99.2% Colorado 945 17.65 97.2% Hawaii 259 18.24 95.8% Idaho 156 9.55 90.5% Montana 157 15.33 89.2% Nevada 312 10.98 94.6% New Mexico 315 15.11 92.9% Oregon 482 12.15 95.9% Utah 273 9.29 93.3% Washington 1,231 17.43 98.5% Wyoming 103 17.56 85.4%

West States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 64 8.65 78.1%
Arizona 922 13.7 96.8%
California 4,582 11.81 99.2%
Colorado 945 17.65 97.2%
Hawaii 259 18.24 95.8%
Idaho 156 9.55 90.5%
Montana 157 15.33 89.2%
Nevada 312 10.98 94.6%
New Mexico 315 15.11 92.9%
Oregon 482 12.15 95.9%
Utah 273 9.29 93.3%
Washington 1,231 17.43 98.5%
Wyoming 103 17.56 85.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 725 20.17 97.3% Maine 275 20.68 92.4% Massachusetts 1,022 15.15 97.4% New Hampshire 271 20.42 93.4% New Jersey 1,418 15.86 98.2% New York 2,889 14.63 99.2% Pennsylvania 1,806 14.12 98.5% Rhode Island 182 17.28 92.8% Vermont 149 23.77 93.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 725 20.17 97.3%
Maine 275 20.68 92.4%
Massachusetts 1,022 15.15 97.4%
New Hampshire 271 20.42 93.4%
New Jersey 1,418 15.86 98.2%
New York 2,889 14.63 99.2%
Pennsylvania 1,806 14.12 98.5%
Rhode Island 182 17.28 92.8%
Vermont 149 23.77 93.0%
South State Statistics First-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,171 44.77 98.5% Arkansas 666 22.46 96.6% Delaware 135 14.45 95.5% Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 88.4% Florida 3,905 19.63 99.4% Georgia 3,432 33.99 99.1% Kentucky 1,173 26.58 97.4% Louisiana 871 18.73 97.2% Maryland 1,018 17.03 98.4% Mississippi 1,137 37.97 97.7% North Carolina 4,765 47.92 99.4% Oklahoma 577 14.88 96.2% South Carolina 1,271 26.29 97.9% Tennessee 2,229 34.04 98.6% Texas 6,173 22.9 99.4% Virginia 2,245 26.97 98.8% West Virginia 291 15.73 92.3%

South States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,171 44.77 98.5%
Arkansas 666 22.46 96.6%
Delaware 135 14.45 95.5%
Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 88.4%
Florida 3,905 19.63 99.4%
Georgia 3,432 33.99 99.1%
Kentucky 1,173 26.58 97.4%
Louisiana 871 18.73 97.2%
Maryland 1,018 17.03 98.4%
Mississippi 1,137 37.97 97.7%
North Carolina 4,765 47.92 99.4%
Oklahoma 577 14.88 96.2%
South Carolina 1,271 26.29 97.9%
Tennessee 2,229 34.04 98.6%
Texas 6,173 22.9 99.4%
Virginia 2,245 26.97 98.8%
West Virginia 291 15.73 92.3%
 

Full Names with LEIGH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is LEIGH Smith. 0.99% of all the people named LEIGH have this family name.

There are 7181 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name LEIGH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 LEIGH Smith 0.99%
2 LEIGH Johnson 0.75%
3 LEIGH Jones 0.52%
4 LEIGH Davis 0.47%
5 LEIGH Brown 0.46%
6 LEIGH Williams 0.46%
7 LEIGH Taylor 0.45%
8 LEIGH Miller 0.34%
9 LEIGH Moore 0.34%
10 LEIGH Jackson 0.32%
11 LEIGH Wilson 0.29%
12 LEIGH Anderson 0.27%
13 LEIGH Clark 0.27%
14 LEIGH Thompson 0.27%
15 LEIGH Martin 0.26%
16 LEIGH Allen 0.25%
17 LEIGH Hall 0.24%
18 LEIGH Thomas 0.22%
19 LEIGH Harris 0.21%
20 LEIGH King 0.21%

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