Last Names MERRIAM

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MERRIAM is ranked as the 10546th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 3,394.
  • This name is in the 98th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 1.06 people named MERRIAM for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 86% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named MERRIAM is 3,218, the rank is 10,765 and the proportion per 100k Americans named MERRIAM is 1.01.

Last Names MERRIAM
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 3,394 +/-6.1%
  • National Rank 10,546
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 1.1

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 3,218
  • National Rank 10,765
  • Proportion/100k 1.01

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MERRIAM is 95.9% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 0.7% Black, 0.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 0.9% Two or More Races, and 0.6% 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 MERRIAM have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 95.9% 63.9% 32.0%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 0.7% 12.3% -11.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.3% 4.9% -4.6%
Two or more races 0.9% 1.8% -0.9%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6% 0.7% -0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MERRIAM is California where 531 people have this name.
  • Vermont is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MERRIAM, as 17.52 in every 100,000 Vermontians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 97th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Vermont 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 Missouri (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 61 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names MERRIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 31 0.24 74.7% Indiana 22 0.33 70.3% Iowa 42 1.36 83.4% Kansas 42 1.45 81.2% Michigan 125 1.26 94.5% Minnesota 98 1.8 92.9% Missouri 13 0.44 58.7% Nebraska 20 1.05 63.6% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 71 0.62 87.9% South Dakota 44 5.18 82.7% Wisconsin 88 1.53 91.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MERRIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 31 0.24 74.7%
Indiana 22 0.33 70.3%
Iowa 42 1.36 83.4%
Kansas 42 1.45 81.2%
Michigan 125 1.26 94.5%
Minnesota 98 1.8 92.9%
Missouri 13 0.44 58.7%
Nebraska 20 1.05 63.6%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 71 0.62 87.9%
South Dakota 44 5.18 82.7%
Wisconsin 88 1.53 91.7%
West State Statistics Last-Names MERRIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 102 1.51 93.5% California 531 1.37 97.9% Colorado 108 2.02 94.4% Hawaii 18 1.27 73.7% Idaho 8 0.48 29.5% Montana 16 1.53 62.1% Nevada 9 0.32 35.0% New Mexico 20 0.94 66.9% Oregon 44 1.1 85.5% Utah 58 1.97 85.5% Washington 109 1.54 94.5% Wyoming 19 3.19 66.4%

West States
State stats for the first name MERRIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 102 1.51 93.5%
California 531 1.37 97.9%
Colorado 108 2.02 94.4%
Hawaii 18 1.27 73.7%
Idaho 8 0.48 29.5%
Montana 16 1.53 62.1%
Nevada 9 0.32 35.0%
New Mexico 20 0.94 66.9%
Oregon 44 1.1 85.5%
Utah 58 1.97 85.5%
Washington 109 1.54 94.5%
Wyoming 19 3.19 66.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names MERRIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 69 1.92 91.9% Maine 71 5.36 89.0% Massachusetts 328 4.87 97.2% New Hampshire 9 0.7 34.9% New Jersey 73 0.82 89.3% New York 324 1.64 97.2% Pennsylvania 65 0.51 88.1% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 110 17.52 96.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MERRIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 69 1.92 91.9%
Maine 71 5.36 89.0%
Massachusetts 328 4.87 97.2%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 34.9%
New Jersey 73 0.82 89.3%
New York 324 1.64 97.2%
Pennsylvania 65 0.51 88.1%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 110 17.52 96.7%
South State Statistics Last-Names MERRIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 17 0.36 69.9% Arkansas 6 0.22 29.2% Delaware 11 1.14 73.7% Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0% Florida 230 1.15 97.2% Georgia 57 0.56 89.2% Kentucky 32 0.73 77.8% Louisiana 7 0.14 26.6% Maryland 69 1.15 91.7% Mississippi 13 0.44 58.7% North Carolina 29 0.29 85.5% Oklahoma 14 0.37 56.1% South Carolina 31 0.64 83.6% Tennessee 31 0.47 83.5% Texas 134 0.5 93.0% Virginia 59 0.71 89.8% West Virginia 9 0.49 29.8%

South States
State stats for the first name MERRIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 17 0.36 69.9%
Arkansas 6 0.22 29.2%
Delaware 11 1.14 73.7%
Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0%
Florida 230 1.15 97.2%
Georgia 57 0.56 89.2%
Kentucky 32 0.73 77.8%
Louisiana 7 0.14 26.6%
Maryland 69 1.15 91.7%
Mississippi 13 0.44 58.7%
North Carolina 29 0.29 85.5%
Oklahoma 14 0.37 56.1%
South Carolina 31 0.64 83.6%
Tennessee 31 0.47 83.5%
Texas 134 0.5 93.0%
Virginia 59 0.71 89.8%
West Virginia 9 0.49 29.8%
 

Full Names with MERRIAM as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is Robert MERRIAM. 2.87% of all the people named MERRIAM have this given name.

There are 375 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MERRIAM

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 Robert MERRIAM 2.87%
2 John MERRIAM 2.33%
3 David MERRIAM 2.05%
4 Charles MERRIAM 1.78%
5 James MERRIAM 1.64%
6 William MERRIAM 1.37%
7 Karen MERRIAM 1.23%
8 Donald MERRIAM 1.09%
9 Michael MERRIAM 1.09%
10 Mark MERRIAM 0.96%
11 Richard MERRIAM 0.96%
12 Joseph MERRIAM 0.82%
13 Mary MERRIAM 0.82%
14 Matthew MERRIAM 0.82%
15 Nancy MERRIAM 0.82%
16 Thomas MERRIAM 0.82%
17 Allen MERRIAM 0.68%
18 Barbara MERRIAM 0.68%
19 Carol MERRIAM 0.68%
20 Deborah MERRIAM 0.68%

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