Last Names HOWARD

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • HOWARD is ranked as the 77th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 278,337.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 87.29 people named HOWARD 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 43% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named HOWARD is 300,897, the rank is 70 and the proportion per 100k Americans named HOWARD is 94.45.

Last Names HOWARD
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 278,337 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 77
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 87.3

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 300,897
  • National Rank 70
  • Proportion/100k 94.45

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name HOWARD is 66.8% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 28.7% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% 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 HOWARD have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 66.8% 63.9% 2.9%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 28.7% 12.3% 16.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.7% 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 HOWARD is Texas where 25,748 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named HOWARD, as 230.28 in every 100,000 Kentuckians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Kentucky 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 Wisconsin (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names HOWARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 10,232 79.44 100.0% Indiana 8,017 121.53 99.9% Iowa 2,024 65.13 99.8% Kansas 3,031 104.37 99.9% Michigan 8,791 88.71 100.0% Minnesota 2,364 43.32 99.9% Missouri 3,902 130.33 99.7% Nebraska 1,176 62.51 99.7% North Dakota 306 41.32 98.8% Ohio 13,261 114.38 100.0% South Dakota 460 53.9 99.4% Wisconsin 2,329 40.44 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name HOWARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 10,232 79.44 100.0%
Indiana 8,017 121.53 99.9%
Iowa 2,024 65.13 99.8%
Kansas 3,031 104.37 99.9%
Michigan 8,791 88.71 100.0%
Minnesota 2,364 43.32 99.9%
Missouri 3,902 130.33 99.7%
Nebraska 1,176 62.51 99.7%
North Dakota 306 41.32 98.8%
Ohio 13,261 114.38 100.0%
South Dakota 460 53.9 99.4%
Wisconsin 2,329 40.44 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names HOWARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 573 77.83 99.4% Arizona 4,975 73.91 99.9% California 23,614 60.86 100.0% Colorado 4,052 75.65 99.9% Hawaii 602 42.41 99.5% Idaho 2,007 122.77 99.9% Montana 737 72.04 99.7% Nevada 2,330 82.05 99.9% New Mexico 1,290 61.87 99.5% Oregon 3,536 89.07 99.9% Utah 2,435 82.73 99.7% Washington 5,916 83.78 99.9% Wyoming 392 67.05 99.3%

West States
State stats for the first name HOWARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 573 77.83 99.4%
Arizona 4,975 73.91 99.9%
California 23,614 60.86 100.0%
Colorado 4,052 75.65 99.9%
Hawaii 602 42.41 99.5%
Idaho 2,007 122.77 99.9%
Montana 737 72.04 99.7%
Nevada 2,330 82.05 99.9%
New Mexico 1,290 61.87 99.5%
Oregon 3,536 89.07 99.9%
Utah 2,435 82.73 99.7%
Washington 5,916 83.78 99.9%
Wyoming 392 67.05 99.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names HOWARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,383 66.26 99.9% Maine 1,263 94.96 99.6% Massachusetts 4,634 68.7 99.9% New Hampshire 1,402 105.63 99.8% New Jersey 5,369 60.06 99.9% New York 11,203 56.73 100.0% Pennsylvania 6,677 52.21 99.9% Rhode Island 665 63.06 99.5% Vermont 639 101.98 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name HOWARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,383 66.26 99.9%
Maine 1,263 94.96 99.6%
Massachusetts 4,634 68.7 99.9%
New Hampshire 1,402 105.63 99.8%
New Jersey 5,369 60.06 99.9%
New York 11,203 56.73 100.0%
Pennsylvania 6,677 52.21 99.9%
Rhode Island 665 63.06 99.5%
Vermont 639 101.98 99.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names HOWARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 8,789 181.23 99.9% Arkansas 4,023 135.63 99.8% Delaware 736 78.69 99.8% Dist. of Columbia 1,180 179.06 99.8% Florida 17,078 85.85 100.0% Georgia 17,098 169.34 100.0% Kentucky 10,163 230.28 99.9% Louisiana 4,837 104.02 99.8% Maryland 6,283 105.13 99.9% Mississippi 3,902 130.33 99.7% North Carolina 12,039 121.07 100.0% Oklahoma 5,151 132.83 99.9% South Carolina 6,316 130.71 99.9% Tennessee 8,830 134.83 99.9% Texas 25,748 95.51 100.0% Virginia 7,496 90.03 99.9% West Virginia 1,128 60.94 99.1%

South States
State stats for the first name HOWARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 8,789 181.23 99.9%
Arkansas 4,023 135.63 99.8%
Delaware 736 78.69 99.8%
Dist. of Columbia 1,180 179.06 99.8%
Florida 17,078 85.85 100.0%
Georgia 17,098 169.34 100.0%
Kentucky 10,163 230.28 99.9%
Louisiana 4,837 104.02 99.8%
Maryland 6,283 105.13 99.9%
Mississippi 3,902 130.33 99.7%
North Carolina 12,039 121.07 100.0%
Oklahoma 5,151 132.83 99.9%
South Carolina 6,316 130.71 99.9%
Tennessee 8,830 134.83 99.9%
Texas 25,748 95.51 100.0%
Virginia 7,496 90.03 99.9%
West Virginia 1,128 60.94 99.1%
 

Full Names with HOWARD as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James HOWARD. 2.04% of all the people named HOWARD have this given name.

There are 5979 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name HOWARD

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James HOWARD 2.04%
2 John HOWARD 1.71%
3 David HOWARD 1.41%
4 Robert HOWARD 1.41%
5 Michael HOWARD 1.13%
6 William HOWARD 1.08%
7 Mary HOWARD 1.07%
8 Charles HOWARD 0.97%
9 Barbara HOWARD 0.86%
10 Richard HOWARD 0.71%
11 Donald HOWARD 0.68%
12 Linda HOWARD 0.66%
13 Patricia HOWARD 0.63%
14 Betty HOWARD 0.60%
15 Thomas HOWARD 0.56%
16 Mark HOWARD 0.51%
17 Brian HOWARD 0.51%
18 Carol HOWARD 0.50%
19 Elizabeth HOWARD 0.50%
20 Joseph HOWARD 0.49%

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