Last Names LEIGH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • LEIGH is ranked as the 3104th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 12,774.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 4.01 people named LEIGH for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 83% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named LEIGH is 11,533, the rank is 3,350 and the proportion per 100k Americans named LEIGH is 3.62.

Last Names LEIGH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 12,774 +/-3.1%
  • National Rank 3,104
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 4.0

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 11,533
  • National Rank 3,350
  • Proportion/100k 3.62

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name LEIGH is 80.3% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 13.8% Black, 1.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.9% Two or More Races, and 0.5% 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 LEIGH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.3% 63.9% 16.4%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 13.8% 12.3% 1.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.9% -3.0%
Two or more races 1.9% 1.8% 0.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7% -0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named LEIGH is California where 1,138 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named LEIGH, as 9.55 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 8 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Wyoming (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 2 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 612 4.75 98.7% Indiana 203 3.08 95.4% Iowa 144 4.65 95.4% Kansas 98 3.39 91.5% Michigan 272 2.75 97.6% Minnesota 166 3.03 96.1% Missouri 126 4.22 91.2% Nebraska 53 2.79 84.8% North Dakota 32 4.35 75.3% Ohio 494 4.26 98.1% South Dakota 27 3.11 69.5% Wisconsin 194 3.37 96.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 612 4.75 98.7%
Indiana 203 3.08 95.4%
Iowa 144 4.65 95.4%
Kansas 98 3.39 91.5%
Michigan 272 2.75 97.6%
Minnesota 166 3.03 96.1%
Missouri 126 4.22 91.2%
Nebraska 53 2.79 84.8%
North Dakota 32 4.35 75.3%
Ohio 494 4.26 98.1%
South Dakota 27 3.11 69.5%
Wisconsin 194 3.37 96.6%
West State Statistics Last-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 16 2.16 33.5% Arizona 288 4.27 97.6% California 1,138 2.93 98.9% Colorado 371 6.93 98.3% Hawaii 72 5.09 93.5% Idaho 70 4.3 90.6% Montana 24 2.3 74.0% Nevada 183 6.46 97.1% New Mexico 89 4.25 92.4% Oregon 226 5.7 97.1% Utah 190 6.47 94.5% Washington 449 6.36 98.7% Wyoming 9 1.6 28.3%

West States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 16 2.16 33.5%
Arizona 288 4.27 97.6%
California 1,138 2.93 98.9%
Colorado 371 6.93 98.3%
Hawaii 72 5.09 93.5%
Idaho 70 4.3 90.6%
Montana 24 2.3 74.0%
Nevada 183 6.46 97.1%
New Mexico 89 4.25 92.4%
Oregon 226 5.7 97.1%
Utah 190 6.47 94.5%
Washington 449 6.36 98.7%
Wyoming 9 1.6 28.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 164 4.56 96.7% Maine 112 8.42 92.4% Massachusetts 158 2.34 94.4% New Hampshire 47 3.52 87.5% New Jersey 261 2.92 97.2% New York 628 3.18 98.6% Pennsylvania 278 2.18 97.0% Rhode Island 64 6.05 90.5% Vermont 39 6.26 91.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 164 4.56 96.7%
Maine 112 8.42 92.4%
Massachusetts 158 2.34 94.4%
New Hampshire 47 3.52 87.5%
New Jersey 261 2.92 97.2%
New York 628 3.18 98.6%
Pennsylvania 278 2.18 97.0%
Rhode Island 64 6.05 90.5%
Vermont 39 6.26 91.1%
South State Statistics Last-Names LEIGH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 207 4.26 94.3% Arkansas 96 3.24 90.9% Delaware 28 3.04 90.2% Dist. of Columbia 36 5.53 89.9% Florida 856 4.3 99.2% Georgia 431 4.26 97.6% Kentucky 421 9.55 96.8% Louisiana 87 1.87 88.0% Maryland 309 5.17 98.0% Mississippi 126 4.22 91.2% North Carolina 545 5.48 98.2% Oklahoma 114 2.94 91.6% South Carolina 210 4.34 95.8% Tennessee 274 4.18 96.2% Texas 1,004 3.72 98.6% Virginia 687 8.26 98.7% West Virginia 136 7.37 91.9%

South States
State stats for the first name LEIGH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 207 4.26 94.3%
Arkansas 96 3.24 90.9%
Delaware 28 3.04 90.2%
Dist. of Columbia 36 5.53 89.9%
Florida 856 4.3 99.2%
Georgia 431 4.26 97.6%
Kentucky 421 9.55 96.8%
Louisiana 87 1.87 88.0%
Maryland 309 5.17 98.0%
Mississippi 126 4.22 91.2%
North Carolina 545 5.48 98.2%
Oklahoma 114 2.94 91.6%
South Carolina 210 4.34 95.8%
Tennessee 274 4.18 96.2%
Texas 1,004 3.72 98.6%
Virginia 687 8.26 98.7%
West Virginia 136 7.37 91.9%
 

Full Names with LEIGH as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James LEIGH. 1.93% of all the people named LEIGH have this given name.

There are 984 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name LEIGH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James LEIGH 1.93%
2 Robert LEIGH 1.93%
3 David LEIGH 1.64%
4 Michael LEIGH 1.60%
5 John LEIGH 1.42%
6 Richard LEIGH 1.13%
7 William LEIGH 1.13%
8 Mary LEIGH 1.09%
9 Charles LEIGH 0.84%
10 Jennifer LEIGH 0.84%
11 Susan LEIGH 0.76%
12 Barbara LEIGH 0.73%
13 Christopher LEIGH 0.73%
14 Mark LEIGH 0.73%
15 Brian LEIGH 0.69%
16 Donald LEIGH 0.69%
17 Janet LEIGH 0.69%
18 Karen LEIGH 0.69%
19 Linda LEIGH 0.69%
20 Betty LEIGH 0.62%