First Names WESLEY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WESLEY is ranked as the 488th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 114,322.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 35.85 people named WESLEY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 83% 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 WESLEY is 158,793.
  • The SSA data also shows that WESLEY is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names WESLEY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 114,322 +/-1.0%
  • National Rank 488
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 35.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 158,793
  • National Rank 331
  • Percentile Rank 99.64%
  • Proportion/100k 49.80

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WESLEY is 77.8% White, 2.6% Hispanic origin, 14.8% Black, 2.5% 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 WESLEY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 77.8% 63.9% 13.9%
Hispanic origin 2.6% 16.3% -13.7%
Black 14.8% 12.3% 2.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.5% 4.9% -2.4%
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 WESLEY is Texas where 15,725 people have this name.
  • North Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WESLEY, as 71.33 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 Texas.
  • 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 3 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Alaska (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 WESLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 2,535 19.68 98.8% Indiana 1,357 20.57 97.9% Iowa 1,615 51.99 98.5% Kansas 802 27.61 96.4% Michigan 3,922 39.57 99.4% Minnesota 2,292 42 98.9% Missouri 1,070 35.75 97.5% Nebraska 420 22.35 94.8% North Dakota 201 27.19 89.7% Ohio 1,849 15.95 98.4% South Dakota 168 19.69 88.5% Wisconsin 2,093 36.36 98.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WESLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 2,535 19.68 98.8%
Indiana 1,357 20.57 97.9%
Iowa 1,615 51.99 98.5%
Kansas 802 27.61 96.4%
Michigan 3,922 39.57 99.4%
Minnesota 2,292 42 98.9%
Missouri 1,070 35.75 97.5%
Nebraska 420 22.35 94.8%
North Dakota 201 27.19 89.7%
Ohio 1,849 15.95 98.4%
South Dakota 168 19.69 88.5%
Wisconsin 2,093 36.36 98.8%
West State Statistics First-Names WESLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 80 10.81 81.7% Arizona 1,142 16.97 97.2% California 12,978 33.45 99.6% Colorado 993 18.54 97.3% Hawaii 999 70.4 98.5% Idaho 461 28.18 94.9% Montana 322 31.42 92.9% Nevada 559 19.71 96.2% New Mexico 522 25.03 94.7% Oregon 979 24.66 97.3% Utah 563 19.14 95.8% Washington 3,606 51.07 99.3% Wyoming 159 27.14 89.1%

West States
State stats for the first name WESLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 80 10.81 81.7%
Arizona 1,142 16.97 97.2%
California 12,978 33.45 99.6%
Colorado 993 18.54 97.3%
Hawaii 999 70.4 98.5%
Idaho 461 28.18 94.9%
Montana 322 31.42 92.9%
Nevada 559 19.71 96.2%
New Mexico 522 25.03 94.7%
Oregon 979 24.66 97.3%
Utah 563 19.14 95.8%
Washington 3,606 51.07 99.3%
Wyoming 159 27.14 89.1%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names WESLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 976 27.13 97.8% Maine 519 39.06 94.8% Massachusetts 1,447 21.46 98.0% New Hampshire 271 20.42 93.5% New Jersey 1,397 15.63 98.2% New York 4,629 23.44 99.4% Pennsylvania 1,996 15.61 98.6% Rhode Island 201 19 93.4% Vermont 208 33.16 94.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WESLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 976 27.13 97.8%
Maine 519 39.06 94.8%
Massachusetts 1,447 21.46 98.0%
New Hampshire 271 20.42 93.5%
New Jersey 1,397 15.63 98.2%
New York 4,629 23.44 99.4%
Pennsylvania 1,996 15.61 98.6%
Rhode Island 201 19 93.4%
Vermont 208 33.16 94.3%
South State Statistics First-Names WESLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,597 32.93 98.2% Arkansas 1,134 38.23 97.6% Delaware 206 22.05 96.5% Dist. of Columbia 182 27.63 95.8% Florida 7,912 39.77 99.6% Georgia 3,154 31.23 99.0% Kentucky 1,413 32.02 97.6% Louisiana 1,380 29.68 97.9% Maryland 1,006 16.84 98.4% Mississippi 1,070 35.75 97.5% North Carolina 7,093 71.33 99.5% Oklahoma 1,482 38.21 97.8% South Carolina 1,203 24.89 97.8% Tennessee 1,997 30.5 98.5% Texas 15,725 58.33 99.7% Virginia 1,971 23.67 98.6% West Virginia 400 21.62 93.6%

South States
State stats for the first name WESLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,597 32.93 98.2%
Arkansas 1,134 38.23 97.6%
Delaware 206 22.05 96.5%
Dist. of Columbia 182 27.63 95.8%
Florida 7,912 39.77 99.6%
Georgia 3,154 31.23 99.0%
Kentucky 1,413 32.02 97.6%
Louisiana 1,380 29.68 97.9%
Maryland 1,006 16.84 98.4%
Mississippi 1,070 35.75 97.5%
North Carolina 7,093 71.33 99.5%
Oklahoma 1,482 38.21 97.8%
South Carolina 1,203 24.89 97.8%
Tennessee 1,997 30.5 98.5%
Texas 15,725 58.33 99.7%
Virginia 1,971 23.67 98.6%
West Virginia 400 21.62 93.6%
 

Full Names with WESLEY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is WESLEY Smith. 1.23% of all the people named WESLEY have this family name.

There are 10267 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WESLEY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 WESLEY Smith 1.23%
2 WESLEY Johnson 1.03%
3 WESLEY Jones 0.74%
4 WESLEY Brown 0.71%
5 WESLEY Williams 0.70%
6 WESLEY Davis 0.66%
7 WESLEY Miller 0.48%
8 WESLEY Wilson 0.42%
9 WESLEY Anderson 0.41%
10 WESLEY Hall 0.39%
11 WESLEY King 0.37%
12 WESLEY Moore 0.37%
13 WESLEY Walker 0.35%
14 WESLEY Martin 0.31%
15 WESLEY Taylor 0.31%
16 WESLEY White 0.31%
17 WESLEY Harris 0.30%
18 WESLEY Hill 0.30%
19 WESLEY Jackson 0.28%
20 WESLEY Wright 0.28%

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