Last Names CHEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CHEN is ranked as the 169th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 171,263.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 53.71 people named CHEN for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 94% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named CHEN is 124,628, the rank is 260 and the proportion per 100k Americans named CHEN is 39.12.

Last Names CHEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 171,263 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 169
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 53.7

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 124,628
  • National Rank 260
  • Proportion/100k 39.12

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CHEN is 1.7% White, 0.5% Hispanic origin, 0.4% Black, 95.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.0% Two or More Races, and 0.0% 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 CHEN have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 1.7% 63.9% -62.2%
Hispanic origin 0.5% 16.3% -15.8%
Black 0.4% 12.3% -11.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 95.5% 4.9% 90.5%
Two or more races 2.0% 1.8% 0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.0% 0.7% -0.7%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named CHEN is California where 75,969 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CHEN, as 195.78 in every 100,000 Californians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • California 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 Montana (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 CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 4,414 34.27 99.9% Indiana 852 12.91 99.0% Iowa 256 8.25 97.7% Kansas 288 9.93 97.3% Michigan 1,938 19.56 99.7% Minnesota 898 16.45 99.5% Missouri 146 4.88 92.0% Nebraska 158 8.38 96.1% North Dakota 40 5.44 79.0% Ohio 1,569 13.53 99.5% South Dakota 62 7.26 87.4% Wisconsin 608 10.56 99.2%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 4,414 34.27 99.9%
Indiana 852 12.91 99.0%
Iowa 256 8.25 97.7%
Kansas 288 9.93 97.3%
Michigan 1,938 19.56 99.7%
Minnesota 898 16.45 99.5%
Missouri 146 4.88 92.0%
Nebraska 158 8.38 96.1%
North Dakota 40 5.44 79.0%
Ohio 1,569 13.53 99.5%
South Dakota 62 7.26 87.4%
Wisconsin 608 10.56 99.2%
West State Statistics Last-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 1,455 21.62 99.6% California 75,969 195.78 100.0% Colorado 1,121 20.93 99.5% Hawaii 1,048 73.8 99.8% Idaho 102 6.21 93.4% Montana 8 0.77 7.1% Nevada 1,284 45.22 99.7% New Mexico 325 15.59 97.8% Oregon 1,805 45.45 99.7% Utah 571 19.42 98.1% Washington 4,529 64.14 99.9% Wyoming 47 7.98 87.4%

West States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 1,455 21.62 99.6%
California 75,969 195.78 100.0%
Colorado 1,121 20.93 99.5%
Hawaii 1,048 73.8 99.8%
Idaho 102 6.21 93.4%
Montana 8 0.77 7.1%
Nevada 1,284 45.22 99.7%
New Mexico 325 15.59 97.8%
Oregon 1,805 45.45 99.7%
Utah 571 19.42 98.1%
Washington 4,529 64.14 99.9%
Wyoming 47 7.98 87.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,140 31.69 99.7% Maine 163 12.25 94.3% Massachusetts 3,576 53.01 99.8% New Hampshire 383 28.87 98.5% New Jersey 5,379 60.18 99.9% New York 24,959 126.4 100.0% Pennsylvania 3,666 28.67 99.8% Rhode Island 164 15.55 96.7% Vermont 51 8.13 92.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,140 31.69 99.7%
Maine 163 12.25 94.3%
Massachusetts 3,576 53.01 99.8%
New Hampshire 383 28.87 98.5%
New Jersey 5,379 60.18 99.9%
New York 24,959 126.4 100.0%
Pennsylvania 3,666 28.67 99.8%
Rhode Island 164 15.55 96.7%
Vermont 51 8.13 92.7%
South State Statistics Last-Names CHEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 350 7.23 96.1% Arkansas 199 6.69 94.9% Delaware 352 37.63 99.4% Dist. of Columbia 233 35.37 98.4% Florida 4,431 22.27 99.9% Georgia 2,337 23.14 99.5% Kentucky 285 6.46 95.5% Louisiana 368 7.92 96.5% Maryland 3,968 66.39 99.9% Mississippi 146 4.88 92.0% North Carolina 2,137 21.49 99.5% Oklahoma 378 9.74 97.2% South Carolina 364 7.53 97.2% Tennessee 588 8.98 98.0% Texas 11,355 42.12 99.9% Virginia 2,887 34.67 99.7% West Virginia 118 6.39 90.7%

South States
State stats for the first name CHEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 350 7.23 96.1%
Arkansas 199 6.69 94.9%
Delaware 352 37.63 99.4%
Dist. of Columbia 233 35.37 98.4%
Florida 4,431 22.27 99.9%
Georgia 2,337 23.14 99.5%
Kentucky 285 6.46 95.5%
Louisiana 368 7.92 96.5%
Maryland 3,968 66.39 99.9%
Mississippi 146 4.88 92.0%
North Carolina 2,137 21.49 99.5%
Oklahoma 378 9.74 97.2%
South Carolina 364 7.53 97.2%
Tennessee 588 8.98 98.0%
Texas 11,355 42.12 99.9%
Virginia 2,887 34.67 99.7%
West Virginia 118 6.39 90.7%
 

Full Names with CHEN as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is Wei CHEN. 1.08% of all the people named CHEN have this given name.

There are 6350 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CHEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 Wei CHEN 1.08%
2 David CHEN 1.01%
3 Yu CHEN 0.95%
4 Li CHEN 0.93%
5 Mei CHEN 0.88%
6 Jian CHEN 0.78%
7 Wen CHEN 0.70%
8 Michael CHEN 0.65%
9 Hui CHEN 0.65%
10 Ming CHEN 0.64%
11 Yan CHEN 0.64%
12 Ying CHEN 0.61%
13 Shu CHEN 0.58%
14 John CHEN 0.58%
15 Jin CHEN 0.57%
16 James CHEN 0.56%
17 Chun CHEN 0.53%
18 Yi CHEN 0.53%
19 Xiao CHEN 0.52%
20 Hong CHEN 0.51%