Last Names BACKUS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BACKUS is ranked as the 4461st most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 8,864.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 2.78 people named BACKUS for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named BACKUS is 8,060, the rank is 4,749 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BACKUS is 2.53.

Last Names BACKUS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 8,864 +/-3.8%
  • National Rank 4,461
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 2.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 8,060
  • National Rank 4,749
  • Proportion/100k 2.53

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BACKUS is 87.9% White, 1.4% Hispanic origin, 8.1% Black, 0.5% 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 BACKUS have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BACKUS is included in the following name catgories:
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Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name BACKUS

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 87.9% 63.9% 24.0%
Hispanic origin 1.4% 16.3% -14.9%
Black 8.1% 12.3% -4.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
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 BACKUS is New York where 1,308 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BACKUS, as 12.78 in every 100,000 West Virginians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • West Virginia 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 2 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Massachusetts (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 30 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BACKUS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 167 1.3 95.1% Indiana 159 2.42 94.2% Iowa 60 1.92 87.7% Kansas 56 1.94 84.5% Michigan 501 5.06 98.8% Minnesota 127 2.32 94.6% Missouri 0 0 0.0% Nebraska 33 1.75 73.5% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 516 4.45 98.2% South Dakota 35 4.15 74.4% Wisconsin 367 6.38 98.4%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BACKUS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 167 1.3 95.1%
Indiana 159 2.42 94.2%
Iowa 60 1.92 87.7%
Kansas 56 1.94 84.5%
Michigan 501 5.06 98.8%
Minnesota 127 2.32 94.6%
Missouri 0 0 0.0%
Nebraska 33 1.75 73.5%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 516 4.45 98.2%
South Dakota 35 4.15 74.4%
Wisconsin 367 6.38 98.4%
West State Statistics Last-Names BACKUS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 64 8.65 88.1% Arizona 372 5.53 98.1% California 446 1.15 97.5% Colorado 61 1.13 89.6% Hawaii 18 1.27 69.1% Idaho 39 2.39 81.0% Montana 31 3.07 78.5% Nevada 46 1.62 87.2% New Mexico 89 4.25 92.0% Oregon 88 2.21 92.2% Utah 215 7.32 94.9% Washington 304 4.31 98.0% Wyoming 37 6.39 82.3%

West States
State stats for the first name BACKUS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 64 8.65 88.1%
Arizona 372 5.53 98.1%
California 446 1.15 97.5%
Colorado 61 1.13 89.6%
Hawaii 18 1.27 69.1%
Idaho 39 2.39 81.0%
Montana 31 3.07 78.5%
Nevada 46 1.62 87.2%
New Mexico 89 4.25 92.0%
Oregon 88 2.21 92.2%
Utah 215 7.32 94.9%
Washington 304 4.31 98.0%
Wyoming 37 6.39 82.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BACKUS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 147 4.08 96.2% Maine 10 0.77 2.2% Massachusetts 36 0.54 71.0% New Hampshire 19 1.41 58.6% New Jersey 146 1.63 94.6% New York 1,308 6.62 99.4% Pennsylvania 262 2.05 96.8% Rhode Island 9 0.86 2.7% Vermont 43 6.88 91.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BACKUS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 147 4.08 96.2%
Maine 10 0.77 2.2%
Massachusetts 36 0.54 71.0%
New Hampshire 19 1.41 58.6%
New Jersey 146 1.63 94.6%
New York 1,308 6.62 99.4%
Pennsylvania 262 2.05 96.8%
Rhode Island 9 0.86 2.7%
Vermont 43 6.88 91.4%
South State Statistics Last-Names BACKUS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 29 0.59 77.3% Arkansas 96 3.24 90.7% Delaware 71 7.6 96.1% Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 3.6% Florida 453 2.28 98.5% Georgia 184 1.82 95.4% Kentucky 39 0.88 79.2% Louisiana 27 0.58 67.9% Maryland 166 2.77 96.3% Mississippi 0 0 0.0% North Carolina 134 1.35 95.1% Oklahoma 100 2.57 90.2% South Carolina 62 1.28 89.7% Tennessee 114 1.73 92.8% Texas 470 1.74 97.4% Virginia 360 4.32 97.7% West Virginia 236 12.78 94.9%

South States
State stats for the first name BACKUS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 29 0.59 77.3%
Arkansas 96 3.24 90.7%
Delaware 71 7.6 96.1%
Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 3.6%
Florida 453 2.28 98.5%
Georgia 184 1.82 95.4%
Kentucky 39 0.88 79.2%
Louisiana 27 0.58 67.9%
Maryland 166 2.77 96.3%
Mississippi 0 0 0.0%
North Carolina 134 1.35 95.1%
Oklahoma 100 2.57 90.2%
South Carolina 62 1.28 89.7%
Tennessee 114 1.73 92.8%
Texas 470 1.74 97.4%
Virginia 360 4.32 97.7%
West Virginia 236 12.78 94.9%
 

Full Names with BACKUS as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have BACKUS as a last 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 BACKUS.

The most popular full name is James BACKUS. 2.15% of all the people named BACKUS have this given name.

There are 685 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BACKUS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James BACKUS 2.15%
2 John BACKUS 2.10%
3 David BACKUS 1.94%
4 Robert BACKUS 1.94%
5 William BACKUS 1.52%
6 Mary BACKUS 1.20%
7 Charles BACKUS 1.15%
8 Barbara BACKUS 1.10%
9 Michael BACKUS 1.10%
10 Richard BACKUS 1.10%
11 Karen BACKUS 1.05%
12 Daniel BACKUS 0.89%
13 George BACKUS 0.89%
14 Patricia BACKUS 0.89%
15 Mark BACKUS 0.84%
16 Nancy BACKUS 0.79%
17 Susan BACKUS 0.73%
18 Brian BACKUS 0.68%
19 Jeffrey BACKUS 0.68%
20 Linda BACKUS 0.68%

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