Last Names LEE

National Statistics

Summary

  • LEE is ranked as the 9th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 900,933.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 282.55 people named LEE for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 70% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named LEE is 715,494, the rank is 22 and the proportion per 100k Americans named LEE is 224.59.

Last Names LEE
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 900,933 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 9
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 282.6

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 715,494
  • National Rank 22
  • Proportion/100k 224.59

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name LEE is 40.1% White, 1.3% Hispanic origin, 17.4% Black, 37.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.3% Two or More Races, and 1.0% 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 LEE have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 40.1% 63.9% -23.8%
Hispanic origin 1.3% 16.3% -15.0%
Black 17.4% 12.3% 5.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 37.8% 4.9% 32.9%
Two or more races 2.3% 1.8% 0.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.0% 0.7% 0.3%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named LEE is California where 218,134 people have this name.
  • Hawaii is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named LEE, as 812.6 in every 100,000 Hawaiians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 100th, this rank was reached in the states of Hawaii.
  • Hawaii 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 Vermont (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
South State Statistics Last-Names LEE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 17,399 358.79 100.0% Arkansas 7,598 256.13 99.9% Delaware 1,857 198.44 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 2,309 350.39 99.9% Florida 44,562 224.01 100.0% Georgia 33,988 336.6 100.0% Kentucky 9,846 223.08 99.9% Louisiana 14,195 305.29 100.0% Maryland 20,896 349.65 100.0% Mississippi 14,100 470.92 100.0% North Carolina 30,939 311.13 100.0% Oklahoma 9,917 255.73 100.0% South Carolina 16,198 335.19 100.0% Tennessee 18,161 277.29 100.0% Texas 65,768 243.97 100.0% Virginia 28,026 336.59 100.0% West Virginia 2,246 121.39 99.7%

South States
State stats for the first name LEE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 17,399 358.79 100.0%
Arkansas 7,598 256.13 99.9%
Delaware 1,857 198.44 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 2,309 350.39 99.9%
Florida 44,562 224.01 100.0%
Georgia 33,988 336.6 100.0%
Kentucky 9,846 223.08 99.9%
Louisiana 14,195 305.29 100.0%
Maryland 20,896 349.65 100.0%
Mississippi 14,100 470.92 100.0%
North Carolina 30,939 311.13 100.0%
Oklahoma 9,917 255.73 100.0%
South Carolina 16,198 335.19 100.0%
Tennessee 18,161 277.29 100.0%
Texas 65,768 243.97 100.0%
Virginia 28,026 336.59 100.0%
West Virginia 2,246 121.39 99.7%
West State Statistics Last-Names LEE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,118 287.54 100.0% Arizona 13,080 194.32 100.0% California 218,134 562.16 100.0% Colorado 11,440 213.6 100.0% Hawaii 11,535 812.6 100.0% Idaho 3,326 203.5 99.9% Montana 2,267 221.48 99.9% Nevada 7,731 272.32 100.0% New Mexico 3,753 179.94 99.9% Oregon 11,200 282.11 100.0% Utah 7,023 238.63 99.9% Washington 25,995 368.12 100.0% Wyoming 877 150.05 99.8%

West States
State stats for the first name LEE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,118 287.54 100.0%
Arizona 13,080 194.32 100.0%
California 218,134 562.16 100.0%
Colorado 11,440 213.6 100.0%
Hawaii 11,535 812.6 100.0%
Idaho 3,326 203.5 99.9%
Montana 2,267 221.48 99.9%
Nevada 7,731 272.32 100.0%
New Mexico 3,753 179.94 99.9%
Oregon 11,200 282.11 100.0%
Utah 7,023 238.63 99.9%
Washington 25,995 368.12 100.0%
Wyoming 877 150.05 99.8%
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names LEE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 26,726 207.49 100.0% Indiana 13,523 204.99 100.0% Iowa 5,162 166.15 100.0% Kansas 5,457 187.91 100.0% Michigan 18,565 187.34 100.0% Minnesota 15,523 284.45 100.0% Missouri 14,100 470.92 100.0% Nebraska 2,378 126.41 99.9% North Dakota 2,260 305.57 99.9% Ohio 18,901 163.03 100.0% South Dakota 1,459 171.01 99.9% Wisconsin 11,033 191.62 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name LEE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 26,726 207.49 100.0%
Indiana 13,523 204.99 100.0%
Iowa 5,162 166.15 100.0%
Kansas 5,457 187.91 100.0%
Michigan 18,565 187.34 100.0%
Minnesota 15,523 284.45 100.0%
Missouri 14,100 470.92 100.0%
Nebraska 2,378 126.41 99.9%
North Dakota 2,260 305.57 99.9%
Ohio 18,901 163.03 100.0%
South Dakota 1,459 171.01 99.9%
Wisconsin 11,033 191.62 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names LEE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 5,189 144.28 100.0% Maine 1,966 147.81 99.8% Massachusetts 12,771 189.33 100.0% New Hampshire 1,729 130.28 99.9% New Jersey 20,942 234.3 100.0% New York 51,112 258.84 100.0% Pennsylvania 19,512 152.59 100.0% Rhode Island 1,331 126.11 99.9% Vermont 568 90.72 99.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name LEE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 5,189 144.28 100.0%
Maine 1,966 147.81 99.8%
Massachusetts 12,771 189.33 100.0%
New Hampshire 1,729 130.28 99.9%
New Jersey 20,942 234.3 100.0%
New York 51,112 258.84 100.0%
Pennsylvania 19,512 152.59 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,331 126.11 99.9%
Vermont 568 90.72 99.7%

Full Names with LEE as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James LEE. 1.54% of all the people named LEE have this given name.

There are 14594 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name LEE

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James LEE 1.54%
2 Robert LEE 1.43%
3 David LEE 1.41%
4 John LEE 1.30%
5 Michael LEE 1.10%
6 Mary LEE 0.81%
7 William LEE 0.78%
8 Richard LEE 0.75%
9 Charles LEE 0.72%
10 Linda LEE 0.59%
11 Young LEE 0.56%
12 Jennifer LEE 0.55%
13 Thomas LEE 0.55%
14 Barbara LEE 0.52%
15 Daniel LEE 0.50%
16 Brian LEE 0.48%
17 Susan LEE 0.47%
18 Christopher LEE 0.45%
19 Donald LEE 0.44%
20 Kenneth LEE 0.42%

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