Last Names BESS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BESS is ranked as the 3179th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 12,500.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 3.92 people named BESS for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a last name 63% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named BESS is 10,895, the rank is 3,532 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BESS is 3.42.

Last Names BESS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 12,500 +/-3.2%
  • National Rank 3,179
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 3.9

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 10,895
  • National Rank 3,532
  • Proportion/100k 3.42

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BESS is 61.7% White, 2.0% Hispanic origin, 33.5% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.9% 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 BESS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BESS is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 61.7% 63.9% -2.2%
Hispanic origin 2.0% 16.3% -14.3%
Black 33.5% 12.3% 21.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.9% 1.8% 0.1%
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 BESS is California where 1,058 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BESS, as 22.61 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 Florida.
  • 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Minnesota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 16 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BESS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 488 3.79 98.4% Indiana 379 5.75 97.5% Iowa 50 1.6 85.3% Kansas 91 3.15 90.5% Michigan 460 4.65 98.6% Minnesota 28 0.52 76.1% Missouri 66 2.22 86.0% Nebraska 33 1.75 73.7% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 527 4.54 98.2% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 41 0.72 82.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BESS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 488 3.79 98.4%
Indiana 379 5.75 97.5%
Iowa 50 1.6 85.3%
Kansas 91 3.15 90.5%
Michigan 460 4.65 98.6%
Minnesota 28 0.52 76.1%
Missouri 66 2.22 86.0%
Nebraska 33 1.75 73.7%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 527 4.54 98.2%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 41 0.72 82.5%
West State Statistics Last-Names BESS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 127 1.89 94.6% California 1,058 2.73 98.8% Colorado 162 3.03 96.1% Hawaii 42 2.97 87.7% Idaho 141 8.6 95.4% Montana 8 0.77 3.1% Nevada 92 3.23 94.0% New Mexico 98 4.72 92.8% Oregon 95 2.39 92.9% Utah 265 9.01 95.8% Washington 196 2.77 96.9% Wyoming 28 4.79 74.3%

West States
State stats for the first name BESS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 127 1.89 94.6%
California 1,058 2.73 98.8%
Colorado 162 3.03 96.1%
Hawaii 42 2.97 87.7%
Idaho 141 8.6 95.4%
Montana 8 0.77 3.1%
Nevada 92 3.23 94.0%
New Mexico 98 4.72 92.8%
Oregon 95 2.39 92.9%
Utah 265 9.01 95.8%
Washington 196 2.77 96.9%
Wyoming 28 4.79 74.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BESS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 86 2.4 93.2% Maine 31 2.3 73.9% Massachusetts 170 2.52 94.6% New Hampshire 9 0.7 4.3% New Jersey 292 3.27 97.4% New York 461 2.33 98.0% Pennsylvania 125 0.98 93.4% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 4 0.63 3.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BESS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 86 2.4 93.2%
Maine 31 2.3 73.9%
Massachusetts 170 2.52 94.6%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 4.3%
New Jersey 292 3.27 97.4%
New York 461 2.33 98.0%
Pennsylvania 125 0.98 93.4%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 4 0.63 3.6%
South State Statistics Last-Names BESS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 184 3.79 93.7% Arkansas 103 3.46 91.2% Delaware 18 1.9 82.5% Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 90.9% Florida 939 4.72 99.3% Georgia 500 4.95 97.8% Kentucky 169 3.82 93.2% Louisiana 107 2.31 89.6% Maryland 286 4.78 97.8% Mississippi 66 2.22 86.0% North Carolina 915 9.2 98.8% Oklahoma 150 3.86 93.2% South Carolina 278 5.74 96.6% Tennessee 630 9.61 98.1% Texas 846 3.14 98.4% Virginia 576 6.92 98.5% West Virginia 418 22.61 97.1%

South States
State stats for the first name BESS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 184 3.79 93.7%
Arkansas 103 3.46 91.2%
Delaware 18 1.9 82.5%
Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 90.9%
Florida 939 4.72 99.3%
Georgia 500 4.95 97.8%
Kentucky 169 3.82 93.2%
Louisiana 107 2.31 89.6%
Maryland 286 4.78 97.8%
Mississippi 66 2.22 86.0%
North Carolina 915 9.2 98.8%
Oklahoma 150 3.86 93.2%
South Carolina 278 5.74 96.6%
Tennessee 630 9.61 98.1%
Texas 846 3.14 98.4%
Virginia 576 6.92 98.5%
West Virginia 418 22.61 97.1%
 

Full Names with BESS as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is David BESS. 2.04% of all the people named BESS have this given name.

There are 1000 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BESS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 David BESS 2.04%
2 James BESS 1.60%
3 Robert BESS 1.52%
4 John BESS 1.49%
5 Michael BESS 1.30%
6 Mary BESS 1.15%
7 William BESS 1.04%
8 Richard BESS 0.89%
9 Charles BESS 0.85%
10 Patricia BESS 0.82%
11 George BESS 0.74%
12 Gary BESS 0.71%
13 Barbara BESS 0.67%
14 Linda BESS 0.67%
15 Karen BESS 0.63%
16 Ronald BESS 0.63%
17 Brian BESS 0.59%
18 Susan BESS 0.59%
19 Kenneth BESS 0.56%
20 Daniel BESS 0.52%