First Names WEI

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WEI is ranked as the 1236th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 24,586.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 7.71 people named WEI for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 69% 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 WEI is 345.
  • The SSA data also shows that WEI is used as a boy's name 74% of the time.

First Names WEI
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 24,586 +/-2.3%
  • National Rank 1,236
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 7.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 345
  • National Rank 17,256
  • Percentile Rank 81.34%
  • Proportion/100k 0.11

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WEI is 7.4% White, 1.2% Hispanic origin, 1.2% Black, 88.1% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.0% Two or More Races, and 0.1% 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 WEI 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 WEI is included in the following name catgories:
  • Chinese Common surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Chinese surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 7.4% 63.9% -56.5%
Hispanic origin 1.2% 16.3% -15.1%
Black 1.2% 12.3% -11.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 88.1% 4.9% 83.2%
Two or more races 2.0% 1.8% 0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.1% 0.7% -0.6%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WEI is California where 10,213 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WEI, as 26.32 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 21 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Arkansas (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 4 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names WEI State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 816 6.34 97.5% Indiana 104 1.58 91.8% Iowa 50 1.6 90.6% Kansas 49 1.7 84.0% Michigan 390 3.94 97.9% Minnesota 155 2.84 95.4% Missouri 27 0.89 80.9% Nebraska 53 2.79 84.5% North Dakota 8 1.09 51.0% Ohio 302 2.6 95.6% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 103 1.8 94.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WEI

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 816 6.34 97.5%
Indiana 104 1.58 91.8%
Iowa 50 1.6 90.6%
Kansas 49 1.7 84.0%
Michigan 390 3.94 97.9%
Minnesota 155 2.84 95.4%
Missouri 27 0.89 80.9%
Nebraska 53 2.79 84.5%
North Dakota 8 1.09 51.0%
Ohio 302 2.6 95.6%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 103 1.8 94.0%
West State Statistics First-Names WEI State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 16 2.16 55.8% Arizona 288 4.27 93.9% California 10,213 26.32 99.5% Colorado 216 4.03 93.6% Hawaii 126 8.91 93.1% Idaho 23 1.43 73.5% Montana 8 0.77 52.3% Nevada 229 8.08 93.4% New Mexico 49 2.36 80.8% Oregon 234 5.89 93.6% Utah 58 1.97 84.2% Washington 851 12.05 98.1% Wyoming 9 1.6 52.8%

West States
State stats for the first name WEI

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 16 2.16 55.8%
Arizona 288 4.27 93.9%
California 10,213 26.32 99.5%
Colorado 216 4.03 93.6%
Hawaii 126 8.91 93.1%
Idaho 23 1.43 73.5%
Montana 8 0.77 52.3%
Nevada 229 8.08 93.4%
New Mexico 49 2.36 80.8%
Oregon 234 5.89 93.6%
Utah 58 1.97 84.2%
Washington 851 12.05 98.1%
Wyoming 9 1.6 52.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names WEI State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 147 4.08 93.1% Maine 10 0.77 54.8% Massachusetts 426 6.31 95.7% New Hampshire 9 0.7 56.5% New Jersey 573 6.41 96.8% New York 3,513 17.79 99.3% Pennsylvania 584 4.56 97.2% Rhode Island 36 3.46 82.6% Vermont 0 0 0.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WEI

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 147 4.08 93.1%
Maine 10 0.77 54.8%
Massachusetts 426 6.31 95.7%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 56.5%
New Jersey 573 6.41 96.8%
New York 3,513 17.79 99.3%
Pennsylvania 584 4.56 97.2%
Rhode Island 36 3.46 82.6%
Vermont 0 0 0.0%
South State Statistics First-Names WEI State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 69 1.42 90.0% Arkansas 13 0.43 69.4% Delaware 39 4.18 90.8% Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 82.4% Florida 518 2.6 97.9% Georgia 348 3.45 96.4% Kentucky 39 0.88 84.0% Louisiana 80 1.73 89.7% Maryland 537 8.99 97.5% Mississippi 27 0.89 80.9% North Carolina 335 3.37 97.2% Oklahoma 57 1.47 86.1% South Carolina 111 2.3 91.9% Tennessee 72 1.1 90.9% Texas 1,715 6.36 98.7% Virginia 484 5.82 96.9% West Virginia 18 0.98 68.5%

South States
State stats for the first name WEI

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 69 1.42 90.0%
Arkansas 13 0.43 69.4%
Delaware 39 4.18 90.8%
Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 82.4%
Florida 518 2.6 97.9%
Georgia 348 3.45 96.4%
Kentucky 39 0.88 84.0%
Louisiana 80 1.73 89.7%
Maryland 537 8.99 97.5%
Mississippi 27 0.89 80.9%
North Carolina 335 3.37 97.2%
Oklahoma 57 1.47 86.1%
South Carolina 111 2.3 91.9%
Tennessee 72 1.1 90.9%
Texas 1,715 6.36 98.7%
Virginia 484 5.82 96.9%
West Virginia 18 0.98 68.5%
 

Full Names with WEI as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is WEI Chen. 7.54% of all the people named WEI have this family name.

There are 599 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WEI

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 WEI Chen 7.54%
2 WEI Wang 5.65%
3 WEI Li 4.72%
4 WEI Liu 3.68%
5 WEI Wu 3.38%
6 WEI Huang 3.21%
7 WEI Zhang 3.10%
8 WEI Lin 2.72%
9 WEI Yang 1.70%
10 WEI Yu 1.68%
11 WEI Lee 1.59%
12 WEI Sun 1.38%
13 WEI Zhou 1.30%
14 WEI Chang 1.25%
15 WEI Xu 1.25%
16 WEI Zhao 1.25%
17 WEI Zhu 1.17%
18 WEI Lu 1.13%
19 WEI Cheng 1.00%
20 WEI Zheng 0.91%

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