Last Names DAWSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • DAWSON is ranked as the 360th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 95,559.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 29.97 people named DAWSON 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 DAWSON is 94,713, the rank is 355 and the proportion per 100k Americans named DAWSON is 29.73.

Last Names DAWSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 95,559 +/-1.1%
  • National Rank 360
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 30.0

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 94,713
  • National Rank 355
  • Proportion/100k 29.73

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name DAWSON is 70.5% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 25.2% 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 DAWSON have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 70.5% 63.9% 6.6%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 25.2% 12.3% 12.9%
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 DAWSON is California where 9,022 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named DAWSON, as 92.39 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 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North 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 DAWSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 3,722 28.89 99.8% Indiana 2,264 34.32 99.7% Iowa 1,130 36.37 99.7% Kansas 879 30.27 99.3% Michigan 3,068 30.96 99.8% Minnesota 908 16.64 99.5% Missouri 937 31.31 98.5% Nebraska 473 25.14 99.1% North Dakota 88 11.96 92.4% Ohio 4,570 39.42 99.8% South Dakota 168 19.69 97.2% Wisconsin 906 15.73 99.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name DAWSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 3,722 28.89 99.8%
Indiana 2,264 34.32 99.7%
Iowa 1,130 36.37 99.7%
Kansas 879 30.27 99.3%
Michigan 3,068 30.96 99.8%
Minnesota 908 16.64 99.5%
Missouri 937 31.31 98.5%
Nebraska 473 25.14 99.1%
North Dakota 88 11.96 92.4%
Ohio 4,570 39.42 99.8%
South Dakota 168 19.69 97.2%
Wisconsin 906 15.73 99.5%
West State Statistics Last-Names DAWSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 207 28.11 97.7% Arizona 1,684 25.01 99.6% California 9,022 23.25 99.9% Colorado 1,317 24.59 99.6% Hawaii 295 20.78 98.6% Idaho 468 28.66 98.9% Montana 314 30.66 98.9% Nevada 651 22.94 99.3% New Mexico 512 24.56 98.7% Oregon 1,176 29.63 99.6% Utah 928 31.52 98.9% Washington 2,390 33.84 99.8% Wyoming 214 36.72 98.3%

West States
State stats for the first name DAWSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 207 28.11 97.7%
Arizona 1,684 25.01 99.6%
California 9,022 23.25 99.9%
Colorado 1,317 24.59 99.6%
Hawaii 295 20.78 98.6%
Idaho 468 28.66 98.9%
Montana 314 30.66 98.9%
Nevada 651 22.94 99.3%
New Mexico 512 24.56 98.7%
Oregon 1,176 29.63 99.6%
Utah 928 31.52 98.9%
Washington 2,390 33.84 99.8%
Wyoming 214 36.72 98.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names DAWSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 760 21.13 99.4% Maine 418 31.4 97.9% Massachusetts 1,423 21.1 99.4% New Hampshire 336 25.35 98.3% New Jersey 2,356 26.36 99.8% New York 3,295 16.68 99.8% Pennsylvania 3,131 24.49 99.8% Rhode Island 264 25.05 98.2% Vermont 184 29.4 98.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name DAWSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 760 21.13 99.4%
Maine 418 31.4 97.9%
Massachusetts 1,423 21.1 99.4%
New Hampshire 336 25.35 98.3%
New Jersey 2,356 26.36 99.8%
New York 3,295 16.68 99.8%
Pennsylvania 3,131 24.49 99.8%
Rhode Island 264 25.05 98.2%
Vermont 184 29.4 98.3%
South State Statistics Last-Names DAWSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,481 51.17 99.5% Arkansas 1,179 39.74 99.3% Delaware 434 46.38 99.5% Dist. of Columbia 255 38.69 98.6% Florida 5,814 29.23 99.9% Georgia 4,648 46.03 99.8% Kentucky 2,016 45.67 99.4% Louisiana 1,487 31.98 99.2% Maryland 2,458 41.13 99.8% Mississippi 937 31.31 98.5% North Carolina 3,770 37.91 99.7% Oklahoma 1,475 38.03 99.4% South Carolina 1,678 34.72 99.4% Tennessee 2,601 39.71 99.6% Texas 8,764 32.51 99.8% Virginia 4,242 50.95 99.8% West Virginia 1,710 92.39 99.5%

South States
State stats for the first name DAWSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,481 51.17 99.5%
Arkansas 1,179 39.74 99.3%
Delaware 434 46.38 99.5%
Dist. of Columbia 255 38.69 98.6%
Florida 5,814 29.23 99.9%
Georgia 4,648 46.03 99.8%
Kentucky 2,016 45.67 99.4%
Louisiana 1,487 31.98 99.2%
Maryland 2,458 41.13 99.8%
Mississippi 937 31.31 98.5%
North Carolina 3,770 37.91 99.7%
Oklahoma 1,475 38.03 99.4%
South Carolina 1,678 34.72 99.4%
Tennessee 2,601 39.71 99.6%
Texas 8,764 32.51 99.8%
Virginia 4,242 50.95 99.8%
West Virginia 1,710 92.39 99.5%
 

Full Names with DAWSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James DAWSON. 2.02% of all the people named DAWSON have this given name.

There are 3226 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name DAWSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James DAWSON 2.02%
2 David DAWSON 1.86%
3 John DAWSON 1.73%
4 Robert DAWSON 1.47%
5 William DAWSON 1.31%
6 Michael DAWSON 1.29%
7 Charles DAWSON 0.97%
8 Mary DAWSON 0.94%
9 Barbara DAWSON 0.93%
10 Richard DAWSON 0.80%
11 Thomas DAWSON 0.79%
12 Linda DAWSON 0.70%
13 Patricia DAWSON 0.62%
14 Deborah DAWSON 0.59%
15 Brian DAWSON 0.58%
16 Carol DAWSON 0.57%
17 Jennifer DAWSON 0.57%
18 Mark DAWSON 0.55%
19 Donald DAWSON 0.55%
20 Elizabeth DAWSON 0.54%

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