Last Names NIELSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • NIELSON is ranked as the 3484th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 11,520.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 3.61 people named NIELSON 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 NIELSON is 12,297, the rank is 3,164 and the proportion per 100k Americans named NIELSON is 3.86.

Last Names NIELSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 11,520 +/-3.3%
  • National Rank 3,484
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 3.6

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 12,297
  • National Rank 3,164
  • Proportion/100k 3.86

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name NIELSON is 95.7% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 0.6% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.0% Two or More Races, and 0.4% 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 NIELSON have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 95.7% 63.9% 31.8%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 0.6% 12.3% -11.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.0% 1.8% -0.8%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.7% -0.3%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named NIELSON is Utah where 4,431 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named NIELSON, as 150.55 in every 100,000 Utahns have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Utah.
  • Utah 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 Mississippi (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 9 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names NIELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 210 1.63 96.2% Indiana 110 1.67 92.0% Iowa 179 5.77 96.4% Kansas 105 3.63 92.2% Michigan 272 2.75 97.6% Minnesota 303 5.55 98.1% Missouri 13 0.44 59.3% Nebraska 158 8.38 96.2% North Dakota 80 10.87 92.0% Ohio 143 1.23 93.6% South Dakota 177 20.73 97.5% Wisconsin 277 4.81 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name NIELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 210 1.63 96.2%
Indiana 110 1.67 92.0%
Iowa 179 5.77 96.4%
Kansas 105 3.63 92.2%
Michigan 272 2.75 97.6%
Minnesota 303 5.55 98.1%
Missouri 13 0.44 59.3%
Nebraska 158 8.38 96.2%
North Dakota 80 10.87 92.0%
Ohio 143 1.23 93.6%
South Dakota 177 20.73 97.5%
Wisconsin 277 4.81 97.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names NIELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 48 6.49 85.7% Arizona 508 7.54 98.7% California 1,646 4.24 99.2% Colorado 358 6.68 98.3% Hawaii 42 2.97 88.6% Idaho 609 37.26 99.2% Montana 118 11.5 96.3% Nevada 321 11.31 98.4% New Mexico 79 3.78 91.7% Oregon 314 7.91 98.0% Utah 4,431 150.55 99.9% Washington 590 8.36 99.0% Wyoming 65 11.17 92.7%

West States
State stats for the first name NIELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 48 6.49 85.7%
Arizona 508 7.54 98.7%
California 1,646 4.24 99.2%
Colorado 358 6.68 98.3%
Hawaii 42 2.97 88.6%
Idaho 609 37.26 99.2%
Montana 118 11.5 96.3%
Nevada 321 11.31 98.4%
New Mexico 79 3.78 91.7%
Oregon 314 7.91 98.0%
Utah 4,431 150.55 99.9%
Washington 590 8.36 99.0%
Wyoming 65 11.17 92.7%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names NIELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 43 1.2 86.4% Maine 20 1.53 68.2% Massachusetts 85 1.26 89.8% New Hampshire 37 2.82 84.9% New Jersey 73 0.82 89.4% New York 336 1.7 97.3% Pennsylvania 60 0.47 87.1% Rhode Island 27 2.59 77.9% Vermont 20 3.13 84.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name NIELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 43 1.2 86.4%
Maine 20 1.53 68.2%
Massachusetts 85 1.26 89.8%
New Hampshire 37 2.82 84.9%
New Jersey 73 0.82 89.4%
New York 336 1.7 97.3%
Pennsylvania 60 0.47 87.1%
Rhode Island 27 2.59 77.9%
Vermont 20 3.13 84.1%
South State Statistics Last-Names NIELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 29 0.59 79.1% Arkansas 45 1.51 83.7% Delaware 11 1.14 74.1% Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0% Florida 341 1.72 98.0% Georgia 139 1.38 94.4% Kentucky 32 0.73 77.9% Louisiana 80 1.73 87.3% Maryland 74 1.24 92.3% Mississippi 13 0.44 59.3% North Carolina 99 0.99 94.1% Oklahoma 43 1.1 81.1% South Carolina 105 2.17 93.3% Tennessee 88 1.34 91.7% Texas 477 1.77 97.5% Virginia 111 1.34 93.8% West Virginia 18 0.98 60.7%

South States
State stats for the first name NIELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 29 0.59 79.1%
Arkansas 45 1.51 83.7%
Delaware 11 1.14 74.1%
Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0%
Florida 341 1.72 98.0%
Georgia 139 1.38 94.4%
Kentucky 32 0.73 77.9%
Louisiana 80 1.73 87.3%
Maryland 74 1.24 92.3%
Mississippi 13 0.44 59.3%
North Carolina 99 0.99 94.1%
Oklahoma 43 1.1 81.1%
South Carolina 105 2.17 93.3%
Tennessee 88 1.34 91.7%
Texas 477 1.77 97.5%
Virginia 111 1.34 93.8%
West Virginia 18 0.98 60.7%
 

Full Names with NIELSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is David NIELSON. 1.61% of all the people named NIELSON have this given name.

There are 870 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name NIELSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 David NIELSON 1.61%
2 Michael NIELSON 1.61%
3 John NIELSON 1.45%
4 James NIELSON 1.25%
5 Robert NIELSON 1.25%
6 Eric NIELSON 0.97%
7 Scott NIELSON 0.97%
8 Mark NIELSON 0.89%
9 Richard NIELSON 0.85%
10 Brian NIELSON 0.81%
11 Charles NIELSON 0.81%
12 Donald NIELSON 0.81%
13 Lisa NIELSON 0.81%
14 Mary NIELSON 0.73%
15 Christine NIELSON 0.69%
16 Patricia NIELSON 0.64%
17 Gary NIELSON 0.60%
18 Karen NIELSON 0.60%
19 Craig NIELSON 0.56%
20 Daniel NIELSON 0.56%

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