Last Names GORDON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • GORDON is ranked as the 155th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 180,188.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 56.51 people named GORDON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a last name 46% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named GORDON is 182,959, the rank is 151 and the proportion per 100k Americans named GORDON is 57.43.

Last Names GORDON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 180,188 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 155
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 56.5

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 182,959
  • National Rank 151
  • Proportion/100k 57.43

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name GORDON is 67.8% White, 2.0% Hispanic origin, 27.2% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.9% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 GORDON have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 67.8% 63.9% 3.8%
Hispanic origin 2.0% 16.3% -14.3%
Black 27.2% 12.3% 14.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.9% 1.8% 0.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named GORDON is California where 19,197 people have this name.
  • District of Columbia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named GORDON, as 105.01 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 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 GORDON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 7,233 56.16 99.9% Indiana 3,330 50.48 99.8% Iowa 1,379 44.38 99.7% Kansas 1,456 50.13 99.6% Michigan 5,110 51.57 99.9% Minnesota 1,694 31.05 99.8% Missouri 2,579 86.15 99.5% Nebraska 591 31.43 99.3% North Dakota 225 30.45 98.0% Ohio 5,991 51.68 99.9% South Dakota 292 34.2 98.7% Wisconsin 1,850 32.13 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name GORDON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 7,233 56.16 99.9%
Indiana 3,330 50.48 99.8%
Iowa 1,379 44.38 99.7%
Kansas 1,456 50.13 99.6%
Michigan 5,110 51.57 99.9%
Minnesota 1,694 31.05 99.8%
Missouri 2,579 86.15 99.5%
Nebraska 591 31.43 99.3%
North Dakota 225 30.45 98.0%
Ohio 5,991 51.68 99.9%
South Dakota 292 34.2 98.7%
Wisconsin 1,850 32.13 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names GORDON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 287 38.91 98.4% Arizona 3,350 49.77 99.8% California 19,197 49.47 99.9% Colorado 3,275 61.15 99.9% Hawaii 494 34.78 99.3% Idaho 726 44.43 99.3% Montana 620 60.54 99.6% Nevada 1,798 63.31 99.8% New Mexico 975 46.76 99.3% Oregon 2,338 58.89 99.8% Utah 1,839 62.47 99.6% Washington 3,820 54.09 99.9% Wyoming 233 39.91 98.5%

West States
State stats for the first name GORDON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 287 38.91 98.4%
Arizona 3,350 49.77 99.8%
California 19,197 49.47 99.9%
Colorado 3,275 61.15 99.9%
Hawaii 494 34.78 99.3%
Idaho 726 44.43 99.3%
Montana 620 60.54 99.6%
Nevada 1,798 63.31 99.8%
New Mexico 975 46.76 99.3%
Oregon 2,338 58.89 99.8%
Utah 1,839 62.47 99.6%
Washington 3,820 54.09 99.9%
Wyoming 233 39.91 98.5%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names GORDON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,547 70.82 99.9% Maine 1,080 81.18 99.5% Massachusetts 4,281 63.47 99.9% New Hampshire 878 66.2 99.6% New Jersey 6,724 75.22 99.9% New York 14,076 71.28 100.0% Pennsylvania 7,631 59.68 99.9% Rhode Island 520 49.24 99.3% Vermont 619 98.85 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name GORDON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,547 70.82 99.9%
Maine 1,080 81.18 99.5%
Massachusetts 4,281 63.47 99.9%
New Hampshire 878 66.2 99.6%
New Jersey 6,724 75.22 99.9%
New York 14,076 71.28 100.0%
Pennsylvania 7,631 59.68 99.9%
Rhode Island 520 49.24 99.3%
Vermont 619 98.85 99.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names GORDON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,717 56.03 99.5% Arkansas 1,563 52.7 99.4% Delaware 640 68.43 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 692 105.01 99.6% Florida 14,844 74.62 100.0% Georgia 8,784 86.99 99.9% Kentucky 2,508 56.84 99.5% Louisiana 3,075 66.13 99.7% Maryland 4,688 78.44 99.9% Mississippi 2,579 86.15 99.5% North Carolina 6,286 63.21 99.9% Oklahoma 2,294 59.16 99.6% South Carolina 2,973 61.52 99.7% Tennessee 3,551 54.21 99.7% Texas 10,791 40.03 99.9% Virginia 6,265 75.24 99.9% West Virginia 609 32.93 98.1%

South States
State stats for the first name GORDON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,717 56.03 99.5%
Arkansas 1,563 52.7 99.4%
Delaware 640 68.43 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 692 105.01 99.6%
Florida 14,844 74.62 100.0%
Georgia 8,784 86.99 99.9%
Kentucky 2,508 56.84 99.5%
Louisiana 3,075 66.13 99.7%
Maryland 4,688 78.44 99.9%
Mississippi 2,579 86.15 99.5%
North Carolina 6,286 63.21 99.9%
Oklahoma 2,294 59.16 99.6%
South Carolina 2,973 61.52 99.7%
Tennessee 3,551 54.21 99.7%
Texas 10,791 40.03 99.9%
Virginia 6,265 75.24 99.9%
West Virginia 609 32.93 98.1%
 

Full Names with GORDON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James GORDON. 1.72% of all the people named GORDON have this given name.

There are 4759 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name GORDON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James GORDON 1.72%
2 Robert GORDON 1.63%
3 David GORDON 1.59%
4 John GORDON 1.45%
5 Michael GORDON 1.30%
6 Mary GORDON 1.02%
7 William GORDON 0.97%
8 Richard GORDON 0.85%
9 Barbara GORDON 0.82%
10 Charles GORDON 0.78%
11 Patricia GORDON 0.63%
12 Linda GORDON 0.63%
13 Donald GORDON 0.62%
14 Susan GORDON 0.60%
15 Daniel GORDON 0.56%
16 Mark GORDON 0.55%
17 Joseph GORDON 0.52%
18 Deborah GORDON 0.50%
19 Elizabeth GORDON 0.50%
20 Gary GORDON 0.49%

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