First Names WALTER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WALTER is ranked as the 149th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 426,449.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 133.74 people named WALTER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 86% 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 WALTER is 267,922.
  • The SSA data also shows that WALTER is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names WALTER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 426,449 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 149
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 133.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 267,922
  • National Rank 195
  • Percentile Rank 99.79%
  • Proportion/100k 84.03

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WALTER is 78.5% White, 5.5% Hispanic origin, 12.4% Black, 1.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.6% 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 WALTER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name WALTER is included in the following name catgories:
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • German Common surname
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Polish masculine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.5% 63.9% 14.6%
Hispanic origin 5.5% 16.3% -10.8%
Black 12.4% 12.3% 0.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6% 0.7% -0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WALTER is California where 50,154 people have this name.
  • North Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WALTER, as 208.5 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Utah (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names WALTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 12,754 99.02 99.6% Indiana 5,160 78.21 99.1% Iowa 3,410 109.75 99.2% Kansas 1,864 64.17 98.0% Michigan 18,191 183.57 99.8% Minnesota 6,412 117.51 99.5% Missouri 3,344 111.68 99.0% Nebraska 1,169 62.16 97.2% North Dakota 354 47.85 92.6% Ohio 9,108 78.55 99.4% South Dakota 336 39.39 92.3% Wisconsin 8,236 143.04 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WALTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 12,754 99.02 99.6%
Indiana 5,160 78.21 99.1%
Iowa 3,410 109.75 99.2%
Kansas 1,864 64.17 98.0%
Michigan 18,191 183.57 99.8%
Minnesota 6,412 117.51 99.5%
Missouri 3,344 111.68 99.0%
Nebraska 1,169 62.16 97.2%
North Dakota 354 47.85 92.6%
Ohio 9,108 78.55 99.4%
South Dakota 336 39.39 92.3%
Wisconsin 8,236 143.04 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names WALTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 717 97.29 95.5% Arizona 5,457 81.07 99.1% California 50,154 129.25 99.9% Colorado 2,971 55.48 98.7% Hawaii 2,113 148.86 99.5% Idaho 859 52.55 96.7% Montana 635 62.08 95.5% Nevada 2,091 73.65 98.5% New Mexico 1,261 60.45 97.0% Oregon 3,105 78.21 98.8% Utah 986 33.49 97.0% Washington 9,949 140.89 99.7% Wyoming 317 54.27 93.0%

West States
State stats for the first name WALTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 717 97.29 95.5%
Arizona 5,457 81.07 99.1%
California 50,154 129.25 99.9%
Colorado 2,971 55.48 98.7%
Hawaii 2,113 148.86 99.5%
Idaho 859 52.55 96.7%
Montana 635 62.08 95.5%
Nevada 2,091 73.65 98.5%
New Mexico 1,261 60.45 97.0%
Oregon 3,105 78.21 98.8%
Utah 986 33.49 97.0%
Washington 9,949 140.89 99.7%
Wyoming 317 54.27 93.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names WALTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,058 112.83 99.2% Maine 1,375 103.39 97.3% Massachusetts 7,565 112.16 99.4% New Hampshire 1,542 116.2 97.9% New Jersey 11,592 129.69 99.7% New York 37,282 188.8 99.9% Pennsylvania 15,235 119.14 99.6% Rhode Island 1,130 107.11 97.9% Vermont 945 150.78 98.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WALTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,058 112.83 99.2%
Maine 1,375 103.39 97.3%
Massachusetts 7,565 112.16 99.4%
New Hampshire 1,542 116.2 97.9%
New Jersey 11,592 129.69 99.7%
New York 37,282 188.8 99.9%
Pennsylvania 15,235 119.14 99.6%
Rhode Island 1,130 107.11 97.9%
Vermont 945 150.78 98.3%
South State Statistics First-Names WALTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 4,681 96.54 99.2% Arkansas 2,076 69.97 98.4% Delaware 1,234 131.91 99.1% Dist. of Columbia 699 106.11 98.8% Florida 39,440 198.26 99.9% Georgia 9,543 94.51 99.6% Kentucky 3,779 85.62 98.8% Louisiana 3,986 85.72 99.0% Maryland 6,472 108.29 99.6% Mississippi 3,344 111.68 99.0% North Carolina 20,733 208.5 99.8% Oklahoma 2,337 60.26 98.4% South Carolina 4,787 99.05 99.2% Tennessee 5,796 88.49 99.3% Texas 36,126 134.01 99.9% Virginia 8,340 100.17 99.5% West Virginia 1,491 80.6 97.2%

South States
State stats for the first name WALTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 4,681 96.54 99.2%
Arkansas 2,076 69.97 98.4%
Delaware 1,234 131.91 99.1%
Dist. of Columbia 699 106.11 98.8%
Florida 39,440 198.26 99.9%
Georgia 9,543 94.51 99.6%
Kentucky 3,779 85.62 98.8%
Louisiana 3,986 85.72 99.0%
Maryland 6,472 108.29 99.6%
Mississippi 3,344 111.68 99.0%
North Carolina 20,733 208.5 99.8%
Oklahoma 2,337 60.26 98.4%
South Carolina 4,787 99.05 99.2%
Tennessee 5,796 88.49 99.3%
Texas 36,126 134.01 99.9%
Virginia 8,340 100.17 99.5%
West Virginia 1,491 80.6 97.2%
 

Full Names with WALTER as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is WALTER Smith. 0.89% of all the people named WALTER have this family name.

There are 32845 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WALTER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 WALTER Smith 0.89%
2 WALTER Johnson 0.82%
3 WALTER Williams 0.57%
4 WALTER Brown 0.56%
5 WALTER Jones 0.51%
6 WALTER Davis 0.44%
7 WALTER Miller 0.39%
8 WALTER Wilson 0.31%
9 WALTER Anderson 0.30%
10 WALTER Lee 0.27%
11 WALTER Moore 0.26%
12 WALTER Scott 0.26%
13 WALTER Hill 0.24%
14 WALTER Thomas 0.24%
15 WALTER White 0.23%
16 WALTER Taylor 0.23%
17 WALTER Jackson 0.22%
18 WALTER Clark 0.22%
19 WALTER Harris 0.21%
20 WALTER King 0.21%

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