Last Names BRIGHT

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BRIGHT is ranked as the 1026th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 37,629.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 11.8 people named BRIGHT for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named BRIGHT is 37,847, the rank is 992 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BRIGHT is 11.88.

Last Names BRIGHT
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 37,629 +/-1.8%
  • National Rank 1,026
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 11.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 37,847
  • National Rank 992
  • Proportion/100k 11.88

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BRIGHT is 73.2% White, 1.4% Hispanic origin, 22.3% Black, 0.7% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% 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 BRIGHT have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 73.2% 63.9% 9.3%
Hispanic origin 1.4% 16.3% -14.9%
Black 22.3% 12.3% 10.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.7% 4.9% -4.2%
Two or more races 1.7% 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 BRIGHT is California where 3,439 people have this name.
  • South Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BRIGHT, as 42.76 in every 100,000 South Carolinians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • South 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 2 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is New Hampshire (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,416 10.99 99.5% Indiana 1,247 18.91 99.3% Iowa 381 12.26 98.6% Kansas 429 14.77 98.3% Michigan 892 9 99.3% Minnesota 378 6.92 98.6% Missouri 519 17.32 97.3% Nebraska 151 8.03 95.8% North Dakota 24 3.26 63.6% Ohio 1,558 13.44 99.4% South Dakota 35 4.15 74.8% Wisconsin 292 5.08 97.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,416 10.99 99.5%
Indiana 1,247 18.91 99.3%
Iowa 381 12.26 98.6%
Kansas 429 14.77 98.3%
Michigan 892 9 99.3%
Minnesota 378 6.92 98.6%
Missouri 519 17.32 97.3%
Nebraska 151 8.03 95.8%
North Dakota 24 3.26 63.6%
Ohio 1,558 13.44 99.4%
South Dakota 35 4.15 74.8%
Wisconsin 292 5.08 97.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names BRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 64 8.65 88.3% Arizona 668 9.93 99.0% California 3,439 8.86 99.6% Colorado 506 9.46 98.8% Hawaii 241 16.96 98.3% Idaho 312 19.11 98.1% Montana 102 9.96 95.3% Nevada 193 6.78 97.3% New Mexico 158 7.56 95.6% Oregon 446 11.23 98.6% Utah 298 10.13 96.3% Washington 800 11.33 99.3% Wyoming 131 22.35 96.8%

West States
State stats for the first name BRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 64 8.65 88.3%
Arizona 668 9.93 99.0%
California 3,439 8.86 99.6%
Colorado 506 9.46 98.8%
Hawaii 241 16.96 98.3%
Idaho 312 19.11 98.1%
Montana 102 9.96 95.3%
Nevada 193 6.78 97.3%
New Mexico 158 7.56 95.6%
Oregon 446 11.23 98.6%
Utah 298 10.13 96.3%
Washington 800 11.33 99.3%
Wyoming 131 22.35 96.8%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 199 5.52 97.3% Maine 102 7.66 91.4% Massachusetts 681 10.1 98.6% New Hampshire 28 2.11 75.9% New Jersey 1,001 11.2 99.3% New York 839 4.25 98.9% Pennsylvania 1,369 10.71 99.4% Rhode Island 82 7.77 92.5% Vermont 51 8.13 92.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 199 5.52 97.3%
Maine 102 7.66 91.4%
Massachusetts 681 10.1 98.6%
New Hampshire 28 2.11 75.9%
New Jersey 1,001 11.2 99.3%
New York 839 4.25 98.9%
Pennsylvania 1,369 10.71 99.4%
Rhode Island 82 7.77 92.5%
Vermont 51 8.13 92.6%
South State Statistics Last-Names BRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,264 26.06 98.8% Arkansas 666 22.46 98.5% Delaware 124 13.31 97.9% Dist. of Columbia 109 16.58 96.4% Florida 2,127 10.69 99.7% Georgia 1,526 15.11 99.2% Kentucky 1,057 23.94 98.7% Louisiana 335 7.2 96.2% Maryland 772 12.91 99.2% Mississippi 519 17.32 97.3% North Carolina 2,255 22.68 99.5% Oklahoma 841 21.68 98.8% South Carolina 2,066 42.76 99.6% Tennessee 1,497 22.85 99.2% Texas 2,853 10.58 99.5% Virginia 1,466 17.61 99.4% West Virginia 409 22.11 97.0%

South States
State stats for the first name BRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,264 26.06 98.8%
Arkansas 666 22.46 98.5%
Delaware 124 13.31 97.9%
Dist. of Columbia 109 16.58 96.4%
Florida 2,127 10.69 99.7%
Georgia 1,526 15.11 99.2%
Kentucky 1,057 23.94 98.7%
Louisiana 335 7.2 96.2%
Maryland 772 12.91 99.2%
Mississippi 519 17.32 97.3%
North Carolina 2,255 22.68 99.5%
Oklahoma 841 21.68 98.8%
South Carolina 2,066 42.76 99.6%
Tennessee 1,497 22.85 99.2%
Texas 2,853 10.58 99.5%
Virginia 1,466 17.61 99.4%
West Virginia 409 22.11 97.0%
 

Full Names with BRIGHT as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James BRIGHT. 1.81% of all the people named BRIGHT have this given name.

There are 1855 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BRIGHT

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James BRIGHT 1.81%
2 David BRIGHT 1.79%
3 John BRIGHT 1.64%
4 William BRIGHT 1.23%
5 Robert BRIGHT 1.17%
6 Charles BRIGHT 1.05%
7 Barbara BRIGHT 1.02%
8 Michael BRIGHT 0.99%
9 Mary BRIGHT 0.86%
10 Donald BRIGHT 0.83%
11 Linda BRIGHT 0.73%
12 Richard BRIGHT 0.72%
13 Betty BRIGHT 0.69%
14 Jennifer BRIGHT 0.63%
15 Gary BRIGHT 0.57%
16 Thomas BRIGHT 0.57%
17 Patricia BRIGHT 0.54%
18 Susan BRIGHT 0.53%
19 Karen BRIGHT 0.49%
20 Edward BRIGHT 0.48%

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