First Names VAN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • VAN is ranked as the 732nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 57,971.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 18.18 people named VAN for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a first name 43% 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 VAN is 19,509.
  • The SSA data also shows that VAN is used as a boy's name 94% of the time.

First Names VAN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 57,971 +/-1.5%
  • National Rank 732
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 18.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 19,509
  • National Rank 1,434
  • Percentile Rank 98.45%
  • Proportion/100k 6.12

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name VAN is 59.2% White, 2.2% Hispanic origin, 9.4% Black, 26.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% Two or More Races, and 0.5% 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 VAN have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 59.2% 63.9% -4.7%
Hispanic origin 2.2% 16.3% -14.1%
Black 9.4% 12.3% -2.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 26.9% 4.9% 22.0%
Two or more races 1.7% 1.8% -0.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7% -0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named VAN is California where 13,543 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named VAN, as 34.9 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 23 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Maine (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 VAN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,236 9.6 98.1% Indiana 852 12.91 97.3% Iowa 622 20.03 97.5% Kansas 443 15.26 95.1% Michigan 1,198 12.09 98.9% Minnesota 691 12.66 98.0% Missouri 412 13.77 95.7% Nebraska 171 9.08 91.6% North Dakota 40 5.44 76.2% Ohio 1,119 9.65 97.8% South Dakota 159 18.66 88.1% Wisconsin 831 14.43 98.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name VAN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,236 9.6 98.1%
Indiana 852 12.91 97.3%
Iowa 622 20.03 97.5%
Kansas 443 15.26 95.1%
Michigan 1,198 12.09 98.9%
Minnesota 691 12.66 98.0%
Missouri 412 13.77 95.7%
Nebraska 171 9.08 91.6%
North Dakota 40 5.44 76.2%
Ohio 1,119 9.65 97.8%
South Dakota 159 18.66 88.1%
Wisconsin 831 14.43 98.0%
West State Statistics First-Names VAN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 127 17.3 86.1% Arizona 685 10.18 96.2% California 13,543 34.9 99.6% Colorado 682 12.74 96.7% Hawaii 313 22.05 96.4% Idaho 258 15.76 92.9% Montana 102 9.96 86.4% Nevada 670 23.58 96.6% New Mexico 207 9.92 91.2% Oregon 694 17.48 96.7% Utah 547 18.57 95.7% Washington 1,886 26.71 98.9% Wyoming 140 23.94 88.2%

West States
State stats for the first name VAN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 127 17.3 86.1%
Arizona 685 10.18 96.2%
California 13,543 34.9 99.6%
Colorado 682 12.74 96.7%
Hawaii 313 22.05 96.4%
Idaho 258 15.76 92.9%
Montana 102 9.96 86.4%
Nevada 670 23.58 96.6%
New Mexico 207 9.92 91.2%
Oregon 694 17.48 96.7%
Utah 547 18.57 95.7%
Washington 1,886 26.71 98.9%
Wyoming 140 23.94 88.2%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names VAN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 276 7.68 95.3% Maine 41 3.06 79.4% Massachusetts 608 9.02 96.5% New Hampshire 65 4.93 85.8% New Jersey 615 6.88 96.9% New York 2,814 14.25 99.1% Pennsylvania 1,342 10.49 98.2% Rhode Island 55 5.18 86.3% Vermont 74 11.89 89.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name VAN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 276 7.68 95.3%
Maine 41 3.06 79.4%
Massachusetts 608 9.02 96.5%
New Hampshire 65 4.93 85.8%
New Jersey 615 6.88 96.9%
New York 2,814 14.25 99.1%
Pennsylvania 1,342 10.49 98.2%
Rhode Island 55 5.18 86.3%
Vermont 74 11.89 89.8%
South State Statistics First-Names VAN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 586 12.08 96.9% Arkansas 455 15.33 95.8% Delaware 114 12.16 95.1% Dist. of Columbia 66 9.95 91.5% Florida 3,369 16.94 99.3% Georgia 1,691 16.75 98.6% Kentucky 486 11.01 95.8% Louisiana 757 16.28 96.9% Maryland 1,069 17.89 98.4% Mississippi 412 13.77 95.7% North Carolina 2,223 22.35 99.0% Oklahoma 463 11.94 95.7% South Carolina 623 12.89 96.9% Tennessee 795 12.14 97.5% Texas 6,740 25 99.4% Virginia 1,146 13.76 98.1% West Virginia 109 5.9 87.3%

South States
State stats for the first name VAN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 586 12.08 96.9%
Arkansas 455 15.33 95.8%
Delaware 114 12.16 95.1%
Dist. of Columbia 66 9.95 91.5%
Florida 3,369 16.94 99.3%
Georgia 1,691 16.75 98.6%
Kentucky 486 11.01 95.8%
Louisiana 757 16.28 96.9%
Maryland 1,069 17.89 98.4%
Mississippi 412 13.77 95.7%
North Carolina 2,223 22.35 99.0%
Oklahoma 463 11.94 95.7%
South Carolina 623 12.89 96.9%
Tennessee 795 12.14 97.5%
Texas 6,740 25 99.4%
Virginia 1,146 13.76 98.1%
West Virginia 109 5.9 87.3%
 

Full Names with VAN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is VAN Nguyen. 7.09% of all the people named VAN have this family name.

There are 4190 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name VAN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 VAN Nguyen 7.09%
2 VAN Horn 4.43%
3 VAN Tran 3.34%
4 VAN Ness 1.78%
5 VAN Le 1.63%
6 VAN Pham 1.32%
7 VAN Hook 1.12%
8 VAN Huynh 1.03%
9 VAN Johnson 0.97%
10 VAN Patten 0.88%
11 VAN Vo 0.71%
12 VAN Phan 0.70%
13 VAN Truong 0.65%
14 VAN Lam 0.63%
15 VAN Wagner 0.59%
16 VAN Epps 0.54%
17 VAN Smith 0.54%
18 VAN Ly 0.53%
19 VAN Vu 0.50%
20 VAN Dorn 0.48%