First Names SMITH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SMITH is ranked as the 1919th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 11,817.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 3.71 people named SMITH for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% 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 SMITH is 2,064.
  • The SSA data also shows that SMITH is used as a boy's name 98% of the time.

First Names SMITH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 11,817 +/-3.3%
  • National Rank 1,919
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 3.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 2,064
  • National Rank 5,533
  • Percentile Rank 94.02%
  • Proportion/100k 0.65

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SMITH is 75.4% White, 3.1% Hispanic origin, 17.9% Black, 1.2% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% 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 SMITH have a higher likelyhood of being Black or White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SMITH is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common Norwegian surname - SSB Data
  • English surname
  • Originating in England surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 75.4% 63.9% 11.5%
Hispanic origin 3.1% 16.3% -13.2%
Black 17.9% 12.3% 5.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.2% 4.9% -3.7%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
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 SMITH is Texas where 1,245 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SMITH, as 9.1 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 98th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Mississippi 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 6 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is New Mexico (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 9 fewer people than projected.
West State Statistics First-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 32 4.32 68.7% Arizona 228 3.39 93.1% California 1,006 2.59 97.9% Colorado 142 2.65 91.8% Hawaii 24 1.7 79.9% Idaho 78 4.78 86.3% Montana 16 1.53 65.4% Nevada 46 1.62 82.9% New Mexico 30 1.42 74.3% Oregon 88 2.21 88.8% Utah 99 3.38 88.1% Washington 301 4.26 96.5% Wyoming 37 6.39 75.6%

West States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 32 4.32 68.7%
Arizona 228 3.39 93.1%
California 1,006 2.59 97.9%
Colorado 142 2.65 91.8%
Hawaii 24 1.7 79.9%
Idaho 78 4.78 86.3%
Montana 16 1.53 65.4%
Nevada 46 1.62 82.9%
New Mexico 30 1.42 74.3%
Oregon 88 2.21 88.8%
Utah 99 3.38 88.1%
Washington 301 4.26 96.5%
Wyoming 37 6.39 75.6%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 78 2.16 89.6% Maine 41 3.06 79.1% Massachusetts 195 2.89 92.9% New Hampshire 37 2.82 80.6% New Jersey 177 1.98 93.0% New York 449 2.27 97.3% Pennsylvania 311 2.43 95.9% Rhode Island 36 3.46 82.3% Vermont 16 2.5 77.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 78 2.16 89.6%
Maine 41 3.06 79.1%
Massachusetts 195 2.89 92.9%
New Hampshire 37 2.82 80.6%
New Jersey 177 1.98 93.0%
New York 449 2.27 97.3%
Pennsylvania 311 2.43 95.9%
Rhode Island 36 3.46 82.3%
Vermont 16 2.5 77.2%
Midwest State Statistics First-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 247 1.92 95.0% Indiana 181 2.75 93.8% Iowa 52 1.68 90.8% Kansas 84 2.91 88.1% Michigan 333 3.36 97.7% Minnesota 85 1.56 93.5% Missouri 273 9.1 94.7% Nebraska 33 1.75 79.9% North Dakota 24 3.26 70.3% Ohio 236 2.03 95.0% South Dakota 18 2.07 64.5% Wisconsin 85 1.48 93.3%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 247 1.92 95.0%
Indiana 181 2.75 93.8%
Iowa 52 1.68 90.8%
Kansas 84 2.91 88.1%
Michigan 333 3.36 97.7%
Minnesota 85 1.56 93.5%
Missouri 273 9.1 94.7%
Nebraska 33 1.75 79.9%
North Dakota 24 3.26 70.3%
Ohio 236 2.03 95.0%
South Dakota 18 2.07 64.5%
Wisconsin 85 1.48 93.3%
South State Statistics First-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 368 7.58 96.0% Arkansas 205 6.91 93.5% Delaware 43 4.56 91.3% Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 85.3% Florida 886 4.45 98.5% Georgia 811 8.03 97.8% Kentucky 227 5.14 93.6% Louisiana 255 5.47 94.6% Maryland 263 4.4 96.2% Mississippi 273 9.1 94.7% North Carolina 734 7.38 98.1% Oklahoma 150 3.86 92.0% South Carolina 376 7.79 95.8% Tennessee 351 5.36 96.2% Texas 1,245 4.62 98.4% Virginia 478 5.74 96.8% West Virginia 55 2.95 82.1%

South States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 368 7.58 96.0%
Arkansas 205 6.91 93.5%
Delaware 43 4.56 91.3%
Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 85.3%
Florida 886 4.45 98.5%
Georgia 811 8.03 97.8%
Kentucky 227 5.14 93.6%
Louisiana 255 5.47 94.6%
Maryland 263 4.4 96.2%
Mississippi 273 9.1 94.7%
North Carolina 734 7.38 98.1%
Oklahoma 150 3.86 92.0%
South Carolina 376 7.79 95.8%
Tennessee 351 5.36 96.2%
Texas 1,245 4.62 98.4%
Virginia 478 5.74 96.8%
West Virginia 55 2.95 82.1%
 

Full Names with SMITH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is SMITH Wilson. 2.20% of all the people named SMITH have this family name.

There are 1019 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SMITH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 SMITH Wilson 2.20%
2 SMITH Davis 1.65%
3 SMITH Reed 1.61%
4 SMITH Ward 1.57%
5 SMITH Williams 1.06%
6 SMITH Bailey 1.02%
7 SMITH Harris 0.98%
8 SMITH Parker 0.98%
9 SMITH Walker 0.98%
10 SMITH Anderson 0.79%
11 SMITH Gray 0.75%
12 SMITH Jones 0.75%
13 SMITH Johnson 0.71%
14 SMITH Palmer 0.71%
15 SMITH Evans 0.67%
16 SMITH Ford 0.67%
17 SMITH Lawson 0.67%
18 SMITH King 0.63%
19 SMITH Cooper 0.55%
20 SMITH Crawford 0.55%