Last Names JAMES

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JAMES is ranked as the 966th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 39,686.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 12.45 people named JAMES for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named JAMES is 275,443, the rank is 80 and the proportion per 100k Americans named JAMES is 86.46.

Last Names JAMES
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 39,686 +/-1.8%
  • National Rank 966
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 12.4

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 275,443
  • National Rank 80
  • Proportion/100k 86.46

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JAMES is 54.4% White, 2.0% Hispanic origin, 38.1% Black, 0.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.1% Two or More Races, and 2.5% 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 JAMES have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 54.4% 63.9% -9.5%
Hispanic origin 2.0% 16.3% -14.3%
Black 38.1% 12.3% 25.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.8% 4.9% -4.1%
Two or more races 2.1% 1.8% 0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2.5% 0.7% 1.8%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named JAMES is California where 3,510 people have this name.
  • Louisiana is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JAMES, as 27.81 in every 100,000 Louisianans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Louisiana 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 South Dakota (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 JAMES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 2,257 17.52 99.7% Indiana 1,017 15.41 99.2% Iowa 199 6.41 96.9% Kansas 295 10.17 97.4% Michigan 1,449 14.62 99.6% Minnesota 406 7.44 98.7% Missouri 605 20.2 97.6% Nebraska 145 7.68 95.6% North Dakota 40 5.44 80.3% Ohio 1,750 15.1 99.5% South Dakota 27 3.11 68.5% Wisconsin 577 10.02 99.1%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JAMES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 2,257 17.52 99.7%
Indiana 1,017 15.41 99.2%
Iowa 199 6.41 96.9%
Kansas 295 10.17 97.4%
Michigan 1,449 14.62 99.6%
Minnesota 406 7.44 98.7%
Missouri 605 20.2 97.6%
Nebraska 145 7.68 95.6%
North Dakota 40 5.44 80.3%
Ohio 1,750 15.1 99.5%
South Dakota 27 3.11 68.5%
Wisconsin 577 10.02 99.1%
West State Statistics Last-Names JAMES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 96 12.97 93.8% Arizona 855 12.69 99.2% California 3,510 9.05 99.6% Colorado 527 9.83 98.9% Hawaii 78 5.51 94.0% Idaho 109 6.69 94.1% Montana 102 9.96 95.4% Nevada 330 11.63 98.5% New Mexico 227 10.86 97.0% Oregon 402 10.12 98.5% Utah 174 5.91 94.0% Washington 659 9.33 99.1% Wyoming 37 6.39 84.3%

West States
State stats for the first name JAMES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 96 12.97 93.8%
Arizona 855 12.69 99.2%
California 3,510 9.05 99.6%
Colorado 527 9.83 98.9%
Hawaii 78 5.51 94.0%
Idaho 109 6.69 94.1%
Montana 102 9.96 95.4%
Nevada 330 11.63 98.5%
New Mexico 227 10.86 97.0%
Oregon 402 10.12 98.5%
Utah 174 5.91 94.0%
Washington 659 9.33 99.1%
Wyoming 37 6.39 84.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names JAMES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 259 7.2 98.0% Maine 71 5.36 88.8% Massachusetts 645 9.56 98.5% New Hampshire 84 6.34 92.8% New Jersey 542 6.06 98.7% New York 2,170 10.99 99.6% Pennsylvania 2,067 16.17 99.7% Rhode Island 118 11.23 95.2% Vermont 153 24.4 97.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JAMES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 259 7.2 98.0%
Maine 71 5.36 88.8%
Massachusetts 645 9.56 98.5%
New Hampshire 84 6.34 92.8%
New Jersey 542 6.06 98.7%
New York 2,170 10.99 99.6%
Pennsylvania 2,067 16.17 99.7%
Rhode Island 118 11.23 95.2%
Vermont 153 24.4 97.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names JAMES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 994 20.49 98.5% Arkansas 596 20.08 98.4% Delaware 124 13.31 97.9% Dist. of Columbia 95 14.37 96.0% Florida 2,380 11.97 99.7% Georgia 2,166 21.45 99.5% Kentucky 804 18.21 98.3% Louisiana 1,293 27.81 99.0% Maryland 1,058 17.7 99.5% Mississippi 605 20.2 97.6% North Carolina 1,167 11.74 99.0% Oklahoma 826 21.31 98.8% South Carolina 1,024 21.19 99.0% Tennessee 1,084 16.55 98.9% Texas 2,662 9.87 99.4% Virginia 1,558 18.71 99.5% West Virginia 282 15.23 95.8%

South States
State stats for the first name JAMES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 994 20.49 98.5%
Arkansas 596 20.08 98.4%
Delaware 124 13.31 97.9%
Dist. of Columbia 95 14.37 96.0%
Florida 2,380 11.97 99.7%
Georgia 2,166 21.45 99.5%
Kentucky 804 18.21 98.3%
Louisiana 1,293 27.81 99.0%
Maryland 1,058 17.7 99.5%
Mississippi 605 20.2 97.6%
North Carolina 1,167 11.74 99.0%
Oklahoma 826 21.31 98.8%
South Carolina 1,024 21.19 99.0%
Tennessee 1,084 16.55 98.9%
Texas 2,662 9.87 99.4%
Virginia 1,558 18.71 99.5%
West Virginia 282 15.23 95.8%
 

Full Names with JAMES as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is Daniel JAMES. 4.74% of all the people named JAMES have this given name.

There are 884 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JAMES

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 Daniel JAMES 4.74%
2 Joyce JAMES 3.05%
3 Michael JAMES 2.88%
4 Richard JAMES 2.80%
5 David JAMES 2.43%
6 Joseph JAMES 2.11%
7 Charles JAMES 2.00%
8 Shirley JAMES 1.92%
9 Christopher JAMES 1.58%
10 Gary JAMES 1.52%
11 John JAMES 1.33%
12 William JAMES 1.33%
13 Jack JAMES 1.25%
14 Mark JAMES 1.23%
15 Donald JAMES 1.11%
16 Robert JAMES 1.10%
17 Ruth JAMES 1.06%
18 Andrew JAMES 0.97%
19 Carl JAMES 0.97%
20 Jay JAMES 0.97%