Last Names BROWN

National Statistics

Summary

  • BROWN is ranked as the 4th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,470,177.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 461.08 people named BROWN 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 BROWN is 1,629,909, the rank is 4 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BROWN is 511.62.

Last Names BROWN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,470,177 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 4
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 461.1

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,629,909
  • National Rank 4
  • Proportion/100k 511.62

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BROWN is 60.7% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 34.5% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.9% Two or More Races, and 0.8% 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 BROWN have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 60.7% 63.9% -3.2%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 34.5% 12.3% 22.2%
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 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named BROWN is Texas where 124,373 people have this name.
  • District of Columbia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BROWN, as 1156.17 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 New York.
  • District of Columbia 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 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is South Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BROWN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 50,720 393.77 100.0% Indiana 34,854 528.34 100.0% Iowa 12,498 402.23 100.0% Kansas 14,367 494.73 100.0% Michigan 44,826 452.34 100.0% Minnesota 13,560 248.47 100.0% Missouri 24,483 817.72 100.0% Nebraska 6,610 351.29 100.0% North Dakota 1,833 247.94 99.9% Ohio 56,803 489.93 100.0% South Dakota 2,052 240.46 99.9% Wisconsin 14,616 253.86 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BROWN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 50,720 393.77 100.0%
Indiana 34,854 528.34 100.0%
Iowa 12,498 402.23 100.0%
Kansas 14,367 494.73 100.0%
Michigan 44,826 452.34 100.0%
Minnesota 13,560 248.47 100.0%
Missouri 24,483 817.72 100.0%
Nebraska 6,610 351.29 100.0%
North Dakota 1,833 247.94 99.9%
Ohio 56,803 489.93 100.0%
South Dakota 2,052 240.46 99.9%
Wisconsin 14,616 253.86 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names BROWN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 3,201 434.55 100.0% Arizona 25,416 377.57 100.0% California 121,834 313.99 100.0% Colorado 21,833 407.65 100.0% Hawaii 4,082 287.55 100.0% Idaho 7,605 465.28 100.0% Montana 4,479 437.6 100.0% Nevada 11,418 402.18 100.0% New Mexico 7,220 346.18 100.0% Oregon 18,309 461.16 100.0% Utah 14,882 505.69 100.0% Washington 30,524 432.26 100.0% Wyoming 2,835 485.28 100.0%

West States
State stats for the first name BROWN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 3,201 434.55 100.0%
Arizona 25,416 377.57 100.0%
California 121,834 313.99 100.0%
Colorado 21,833 407.65 100.0%
Hawaii 4,082 287.55 100.0%
Idaho 7,605 465.28 100.0%
Montana 4,479 437.6 100.0%
Nevada 11,418 402.18 100.0%
New Mexico 7,220 346.18 100.0%
Oregon 18,309 461.16 100.0%
Utah 14,882 505.69 100.0%
Washington 30,524 432.26 100.0%
Wyoming 2,835 485.28 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BROWN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 16,803 467.17 100.0% Maine 8,271 621.86 100.0% Massachusetts 26,211 388.58 100.0% New Hampshire 6,391 481.68 100.0% New Jersey 40,321 451.11 100.0% New York 67,186 340.25 100.0% Pennsylvania 52,431 410.03 100.0% Rhode Island 5,177 490.63 100.0% Vermont 3,050 486.74 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BROWN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 16,803 467.17 100.0%
Maine 8,271 621.86 100.0%
Massachusetts 26,211 388.58 100.0%
New Hampshire 6,391 481.68 100.0%
New Jersey 40,321 451.11 100.0%
New York 67,186 340.25 100.0%
Pennsylvania 52,431 410.03 100.0%
Rhode Island 5,177 490.63 100.0%
Vermont 3,050 486.74 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names BROWN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 36,211 746.72 100.0% Arkansas 21,173 713.76 100.0% Delaware 6,484 693.01 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 7,618 1156.17 100.0% Florida 93,418 469.59 100.0% Georgia 82,389 815.95 100.0% Kentucky 27,580 624.9 100.0% Louisiana 28,142 605.25 100.0% Maryland 38,157 638.45 100.0% Mississippi 24,483 817.72 100.0% North Carolina 65,501 658.7 100.0% Oklahoma 25,541 658.62 100.0% South Carolina 41,476 858.27 100.0% Tennessee 44,043 672.47 100.0% Texas 124,373 461.37 100.0% Virginia 49,053 589.13 100.0% West Virginia 10,093 545.5 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name BROWN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 36,211 746.72 100.0%
Arkansas 21,173 713.76 100.0%
Delaware 6,484 693.01 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 7,618 1156.17 100.0%
Florida 93,418 469.59 100.0%
Georgia 82,389 815.95 100.0%
Kentucky 27,580 624.9 100.0%
Louisiana 28,142 605.25 100.0%
Maryland 38,157 638.45 100.0%
Mississippi 24,483 817.72 100.0%
North Carolina 65,501 658.7 100.0%
Oklahoma 25,541 658.62 100.0%
South Carolina 41,476 858.27 100.0%
Tennessee 44,043 672.47 100.0%
Texas 124,373 461.37 100.0%
Virginia 49,053 589.13 100.0%
West Virginia 10,093 545.5 100.0%

Full Names with BROWN as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James BROWN. 1.75% of all the people named BROWN have this given name.

There are 17181 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BROWN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James BROWN 1.75%
2 David BROWN 1.60%
3 Robert BROWN 1.41%
4 Michael BROWN 1.18%
5 Mary BROWN 1.07%
6 Charles BROWN 1.04%
7 John BROWN 0.96%
8 William BROWN 0.94%
9 Barbara BROWN 0.88%
10 Richard BROWN 0.77%
11 Linda BROWN 0.66%
12 Donald BROWN 0.63%
13 Patricia BROWN 0.60%
14 Thomas BROWN 0.59%
15 Kenneth BROWN 0.58%
16 Betty BROWN 0.55%
17 Christopher BROWN 0.51%
18 Carol BROWN 0.50%
19 Deborah BROWN 0.48%
20 Jennifer BROWN 0.48%

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