Last Names MAYS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MAYS is ranked as the 788th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 48,002.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 15.05 people named MAYS for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named MAYS is 45,971, the rank is 809 and the proportion per 100k Americans named MAYS is 14.43.

Last Names MAYS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 48,002 +/-1.6%
  • National Rank 788
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 15.1

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 45,971
  • National Rank 809
  • Proportion/100k 14.43

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MAYS is 57.6% White, 1.4% Hispanic origin, 38.4% Black, 0.3% 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 MAYS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 57.6% 63.9% -6.3%
Hispanic origin 1.4% 16.3% -14.9%
Black 38.4% 12.3% 26.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.3% 4.9% -4.6%
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 MAYS is Texas where 5,669 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MAYS, as 48.16 in every 100,000 West Virginians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Virginia.
  • West Virginia 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 1 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 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names MAYS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,607 12.48 99.6% Indiana 1,198 18.16 99.3% Iowa 124 4.01 94.5% Kansas 408 14.05 98.2% Michigan 1,408 14.2 99.6% Minnesota 194 3.56 96.7% Missouri 1,137 37.97 98.8% Nebraska 204 10.83 97.2% North Dakota 8 1.09 25.8% Ohio 3,062 26.41 99.8% South Dakota 62 7.26 88.4% Wisconsin 458 7.95 98.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MAYS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,607 12.48 99.6%
Indiana 1,198 18.16 99.3%
Iowa 124 4.01 94.5%
Kansas 408 14.05 98.2%
Michigan 1,408 14.2 99.6%
Minnesota 194 3.56 96.7%
Missouri 1,137 37.97 98.8%
Nebraska 204 10.83 97.2%
North Dakota 8 1.09 25.8%
Ohio 3,062 26.41 99.8%
South Dakota 62 7.26 88.4%
Wisconsin 458 7.95 98.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names MAYS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 32 4.32 74.1% Arizona 482 7.16 98.6% California 3,415 8.8 99.6% Colorado 608 11.35 99.0% Hawaii 66 4.67 92.9% Idaho 187 11.46 96.8% Montana 47 4.6 88.6% Nevada 303 10.66 98.3% New Mexico 118 5.67 94.3% Oregon 490 12.33 98.7% Utah 75 2.53 88.0% Washington 659 9.33 99.1% Wyoming 28 4.79 78.7%

West States
State stats for the first name MAYS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 32 4.32 74.1%
Arizona 482 7.16 98.6%
California 3,415 8.8 99.6%
Colorado 608 11.35 99.0%
Hawaii 66 4.67 92.9%
Idaho 187 11.46 96.8%
Montana 47 4.6 88.6%
Nevada 303 10.66 98.3%
New Mexico 118 5.67 94.3%
Oregon 490 12.33 98.7%
Utah 75 2.53 88.0%
Washington 659 9.33 99.1%
Wyoming 28 4.79 78.7%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names MAYS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 181 5.04 97.0% Maine 20 1.53 67.1% Massachusetts 304 4.51 97.0% New Hampshire 28 2.11 79.4% New Jersey 824 9.21 99.2% New York 843 4.27 99.0% Pennsylvania 1,576 12.33 99.5% Rhode Island 64 6.05 90.7% Vermont 27 4.38 87.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MAYS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 181 5.04 97.0%
Maine 20 1.53 67.1%
Massachusetts 304 4.51 97.0%
New Hampshire 28 2.11 79.4%
New Jersey 824 9.21 99.2%
New York 843 4.27 99.0%
Pennsylvania 1,576 12.33 99.5%
Rhode Island 64 6.05 90.7%
Vermont 27 4.38 87.9%
South State Statistics Last-Names MAYS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,545 31.86 99.1% Arkansas 1,128 38.01 99.2% Delaware 142 15.21 98.2% Dist. of Columbia 87 13.26 95.7% Florida 2,725 13.7 99.7% Georgia 2,938 29.1 99.6% Kentucky 1,951 44.21 99.3% Louisiana 730 15.7 98.2% Maryland 1,001 16.74 99.4% Mississippi 1,137 37.97 98.8% North Carolina 1,569 15.78 99.3% Oklahoma 1,026 26.45 99.1% South Carolina 1,061 21.95 99.0% Tennessee 2,704 41.29 99.6% Texas 5,669 21.03 99.7% Virginia 3,385 40.65 99.8% West Virginia 891 48.16 98.8%

South States
State stats for the first name MAYS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,545 31.86 99.1%
Arkansas 1,128 38.01 99.2%
Delaware 142 15.21 98.2%
Dist. of Columbia 87 13.26 95.7%
Florida 2,725 13.7 99.7%
Georgia 2,938 29.1 99.6%
Kentucky 1,951 44.21 99.3%
Louisiana 730 15.7 98.2%
Maryland 1,001 16.74 99.4%
Mississippi 1,137 37.97 98.8%
North Carolina 1,569 15.78 99.3%
Oklahoma 1,026 26.45 99.1%
South Carolina 1,061 21.95 99.0%
Tennessee 2,704 41.29 99.6%
Texas 5,669 21.03 99.7%
Virginia 3,385 40.65 99.8%
West Virginia 891 48.16 98.8%
 

Full Names with MAYS as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James MAYS. 1.97% of all the people named MAYS have this given name.

There are 2246 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MAYS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James MAYS 1.97%
2 David MAYS 1.41%
3 Robert MAYS 1.33%
4 John MAYS 1.30%
5 Michael MAYS 1.16%
6 Mary MAYS 1.11%
7 William MAYS 1.01%
8 Charles MAYS 0.99%
9 Barbara MAYS 0.74%
10 Richard MAYS 0.73%
11 Donald MAYS 0.65%
12 Betty MAYS 0.56%
13 Linda MAYS 0.55%
14 Larry MAYS 0.52%
15 Patricia MAYS 0.52%
16 Brian MAYS 0.50%
17 Gary MAYS 0.50%
18 Thomas MAYS 0.49%
19 Elizabeth MAYS 0.47%
20 Kimberly MAYS 0.47%