First Names WES

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WES is ranked as the 1482nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 18,165.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 5.7 people named WES for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 99% 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 WES is 3,523.

First Names WES
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 18,165 +/-2.6%
  • National Rank 1,482
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 5.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 3,523
  • National Rank 3,892
  • Percentile Rank 95.79%
  • Proportion/100k 1.11

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WES is 80.6% White, 2.3% Hispanic origin, 13.4% Black, 1.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 WES have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.6% 63.9% 16.7%
Hispanic origin 2.3% 16.3% -14.0%
Black 13.4% 12.3% 1.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
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 WES is Texas where 3,088 people have this name.
  • Washington is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WES, as 13.33 in every 100,000 Washingtonians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Washington 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 9 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Pennsylvania (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 28 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names WES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 253 1.97 95.1% Indiana 253 3.83 94.8% Iowa 346 11.14 96.6% Kansas 141 4.84 91.0% Michigan 301 3.04 97.5% Minnesota 344 6.3 97.1% Missouri 140 4.66 92.5% Nebraska 99 5.24 88.6% North Dakota 48 6.52 78.6% Ohio 258 2.22 95.3% South Dakota 88 10.36 83.6% Wisconsin 310 5.39 96.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 253 1.97 95.1%
Indiana 253 3.83 94.8%
Iowa 346 11.14 96.6%
Kansas 141 4.84 91.0%
Michigan 301 3.04 97.5%
Minnesota 344 6.3 97.1%
Missouri 140 4.66 92.5%
Nebraska 99 5.24 88.6%
North Dakota 48 6.52 78.6%
Ohio 258 2.22 95.3%
South Dakota 88 10.36 83.6%
Wisconsin 310 5.39 96.6%
West State Statistics First-Names WES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 32 4.32 69.3% Arizona 296 4.4 94.0% California 2,192 5.65 98.7% Colorado 304 5.67 94.7% Hawaii 187 13.15 94.7% Idaho 156 9.55 90.6% Montana 133 13.03 88.3% Nevada 128 4.52 90.8% New Mexico 89 4.25 86.0% Oregon 278 6.99 94.3% Utah 182 6.19 91.6% Washington 941 13.33 98.3% Wyoming 65 11.17 81.8%

West States
State stats for the first name WES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 32 4.32 69.3%
Arizona 296 4.4 94.0%
California 2,192 5.65 98.7%
Colorado 304 5.67 94.7%
Hawaii 187 13.15 94.7%
Idaho 156 9.55 90.6%
Montana 133 13.03 88.3%
Nevada 128 4.52 90.8%
New Mexico 89 4.25 86.0%
Oregon 278 6.99 94.3%
Utah 182 6.19 91.6%
Washington 941 13.33 98.3%
Wyoming 65 11.17 81.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names WES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 233 6.48 94.8% Maine 143 10.72 89.3% Massachusetts 462 6.85 96.0% New Hampshire 140 10.56 90.5% New Jersey 375 4.2 95.8% New York 312 1.58 96.6% Pennsylvania 153 1.19 93.8% Rhode Island 91 8.64 89.5% Vermont 20 3.13 80.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 233 6.48 94.8%
Maine 143 10.72 89.3%
Massachusetts 462 6.85 96.0%
New Hampshire 140 10.56 90.5%
New Jersey 375 4.2 95.8%
New York 312 1.58 96.6%
Pennsylvania 153 1.19 93.8%
Rhode Island 91 8.64 89.5%
Vermont 20 3.13 80.0%
South State Statistics First-Names WES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 178 3.67 94.0% Arkansas 160 5.4 92.6% Delaware 36 3.8 90.3% Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 82.4% Florida 1,000 5.03 98.6% Georgia 418 4.14 96.8% Kentucky 259 5.87 94.1% Louisiana 74 1.58 89.2% Maryland 126 2.1 94.0% Mississippi 140 4.66 92.5% North Carolina 912 9.17 98.3% Oklahoma 378 9.74 95.1% South Carolina 191 3.96 94.0% Tennessee 325 4.96 96.0% Texas 3,088 11.46 99.1% Virginia 196 2.36 94.6% West Virginia 36 1.97 78.2%

South States
State stats for the first name WES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 178 3.67 94.0%
Arkansas 160 5.4 92.6%
Delaware 36 3.8 90.3%
Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 82.4%
Florida 1,000 5.03 98.6%
Georgia 418 4.14 96.8%
Kentucky 259 5.87 94.1%
Louisiana 74 1.58 89.2%
Maryland 126 2.1 94.0%
Mississippi 140 4.66 92.5%
North Carolina 912 9.17 98.3%
Oklahoma 378 9.74 95.1%
South Carolina 191 3.96 94.0%
Tennessee 325 4.96 96.0%
Texas 3,088 11.46 99.1%
Virginia 196 2.36 94.6%
West Virginia 36 1.97 78.2%
 

Full Names with WES as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is WES Johnson. 0.72% of all the people named WES have this family name.

There are 2611 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WES

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 WES Johnson 0.72%
2 WES Jones 0.72%
3 WES Smith 0.64%
4 WES Williams 0.56%
5 WES Hall 0.54%
6 WES Miller 0.51%
7 WES Brown 0.49%
8 WES Thompson 0.46%
9 WES Parker 0.43%
10 WES Anderson 0.41%
11 WES Davis 0.36%
12 WES King 0.33%
13 WES Martin 0.33%
14 WES White 0.33%
15 WES Wright 0.33%
16 WES Robinson 0.31%
17 WES Roberts 0.26%
18 WES Taylor 0.26%
19 WES Campbell 0.23%
20 WES Cole 0.23%