Last Names EDWARDS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • EDWARDS is ranked as the 65th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 345,308.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 108.3 people named EDWARDS 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 EDWARDS is 374,457, the rank is 53 and the proportion per 100k Americans named EDWARDS is 117.54.

Last Names EDWARDS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 345,308 +/-0.6%
  • National Rank 65
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 108.3

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 374,457
  • National Rank 53
  • Proportion/100k 117.54

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name EDWARDS is 65.2% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 30.2% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.8% 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 EDWARDS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 65.2% 63.9% 1.3%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 30.2% 12.3% 17.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.8% 1.8% 0.0%
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 EDWARDS is Texas where 31,249 people have this name.
  • North Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named EDWARDS, as 266.14 in every 100,000 North Carolinians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of North Carolina.
  • North 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 1 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 EDWARDS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 11,660 90.52 100.0% Indiana 7,682 116.45 99.9% Iowa 2,414 77.71 99.9% Kansas 3,200 110.18 99.9% Michigan 8,817 88.97 100.0% Minnesota 2,483 45.5 99.9% Missouri 6,242 208.48 99.9% Nebraska 1,413 75.08 99.8% North Dakota 249 33.71 98.3% Ohio 11,034 95.17 100.0% South Dakota 557 65.3 99.5% Wisconsin 2,766 48.04 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name EDWARDS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 11,660 90.52 100.0%
Indiana 7,682 116.45 99.9%
Iowa 2,414 77.71 99.9%
Kansas 3,200 110.18 99.9%
Michigan 8,817 88.97 100.0%
Minnesota 2,483 45.5 99.9%
Missouri 6,242 208.48 99.9%
Nebraska 1,413 75.08 99.8%
North Dakota 249 33.71 98.3%
Ohio 11,034 95.17 100.0%
South Dakota 557 65.3 99.5%
Wisconsin 2,766 48.04 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names EDWARDS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 765 103.77 99.6% Arizona 5,889 87.48 99.9% California 27,688 71.36 100.0% Colorado 4,309 80.44 99.9% Hawaii 566 39.87 99.4% Idaho 1,694 103.66 99.8% Montana 933 91.2 99.8% Nevada 2,348 82.7 99.9% New Mexico 1,399 67.06 99.6% Oregon 4,238 106.73 99.9% Utah 3,205 108.9 99.8% Washington 7,158 101.36 100.0% Wyoming 699 119.72 99.7%

West States
State stats for the first name EDWARDS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 765 103.77 99.6%
Arizona 5,889 87.48 99.9%
California 27,688 71.36 100.0%
Colorado 4,309 80.44 99.9%
Hawaii 566 39.87 99.4%
Idaho 1,694 103.66 99.8%
Montana 933 91.2 99.8%
Nevada 2,348 82.7 99.9%
New Mexico 1,399 67.06 99.6%
Oregon 4,238 106.73 99.9%
Utah 3,205 108.9 99.8%
Washington 7,158 101.36 100.0%
Wyoming 699 119.72 99.7%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names EDWARDS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,687 102.51 99.9% Maine 1,477 111.05 99.7% Massachusetts 4,695 69.6 99.9% New Hampshire 869 65.49 99.6% New Jersey 7,881 88.17 100.0% New York 14,560 73.73 100.0% Pennsylvania 9,857 77.08 100.0% Rhode Island 674 63.92 99.6% Vermont 329 52.55 99.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name EDWARDS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,687 102.51 99.9%
Maine 1,477 111.05 99.7%
Massachusetts 4,695 69.6 99.9%
New Hampshire 869 65.49 99.6%
New Jersey 7,881 88.17 100.0%
New York 14,560 73.73 100.0%
Pennsylvania 9,857 77.08 100.0%
Rhode Island 674 63.92 99.6%
Vermont 329 52.55 99.3%
South State Statistics Last-Names EDWARDS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 8,806 181.59 99.9% Arkansas 4,997 168.45 99.9% Delaware 1,149 122.79 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 1,486 225.49 99.8% Florida 21,727 109.22 100.0% Georgia 18,131 179.56 100.0% Kentucky 6,093 138.05 99.9% Louisiana 7,074 152.14 99.9% Maryland 7,095 118.72 100.0% Mississippi 6,242 208.48 99.9% North Carolina 26,464 266.14 100.0% Oklahoma 6,227 160.57 99.9% South Carolina 8,852 183.17 99.9% Tennessee 10,389 158.62 99.9% Texas 31,249 115.92 100.0% Virginia 15,764 189.33 100.0% West Virginia 2,073 112.05 99.7%

South States
State stats for the first name EDWARDS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 8,806 181.59 99.9%
Arkansas 4,997 168.45 99.9%
Delaware 1,149 122.79 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 1,486 225.49 99.8%
Florida 21,727 109.22 100.0%
Georgia 18,131 179.56 100.0%
Kentucky 6,093 138.05 99.9%
Louisiana 7,074 152.14 99.9%
Maryland 7,095 118.72 100.0%
Mississippi 6,242 208.48 99.9%
North Carolina 26,464 266.14 100.0%
Oklahoma 6,227 160.57 99.9%
South Carolina 8,852 183.17 99.9%
Tennessee 10,389 158.62 99.9%
Texas 31,249 115.92 100.0%
Virginia 15,764 189.33 100.0%
West Virginia 2,073 112.05 99.7%
 

Full Names with EDWARDS as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James EDWARDS. 1.94% of all the people named EDWARDS have this given name.

There are 6988 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name EDWARDS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James EDWARDS 1.94%
2 David EDWARDS 1.52%
3 John EDWARDS 1.50%
4 Robert EDWARDS 1.36%
5 Michael EDWARDS 1.09%
6 Mary EDWARDS 1.07%
7 Charles EDWARDS 1.04%
8 William EDWARDS 1.04%
9 Barbara EDWARDS 0.82%
10 Linda EDWARDS 0.75%
11 Richard EDWARDS 0.68%
12 Patricia EDWARDS 0.66%
13 Donald EDWARDS 0.65%
14 Betty EDWARDS 0.58%
15 Thomas EDWARDS 0.57%
16 Mark EDWARDS 0.54%
17 Carol EDWARDS 0.54%
18 Brian EDWARDS 0.52%
19 Jennifer EDWARDS 0.51%
20 Elizabeth EDWARDS 0.49%

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