Last Names OBRIEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • OBRIEN is ranked as the 185th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 164,962.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 51.74 people named OBRIEN 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 OBRIEN is 136,256, the rank is 234 and the proportion per 100k Americans named OBRIEN is 42.77.

Last Names OBRIEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 164,962 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 185
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 51.7

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 136,256
  • National Rank 234
  • Proportion/100k 42.77

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name OBRIEN is 95.3% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 1.1% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.2% Two or More Races, and 0.3% 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 OBRIEN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 95.3% 63.9% 31.4%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 1.1% 12.3% -11.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.2% 1.8% -0.6%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.7% -0.4%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named OBRIEN is New York where 18,225 people have this name.
  • Vermont is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named OBRIEN, as 120.12 in every 100,000 Vermontians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • 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 Mississippi (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 OBRIEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,892 76.8 100.0% Indiana 2,714 41.15 99.7% Iowa 2,175 70.02 99.9% Kansas 1,139 39.23 99.5% Michigan 5,168 52.15 99.9% Minnesota 4,516 82.76 99.9% Missouri 538 17.98 97.3% Nebraska 986 52.38 99.7% North Dakota 201 27.19 97.7% Ohio 5,646 48.69 99.9% South Dakota 309 36.28 98.8% Wisconsin 3,643 63.27 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name OBRIEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,892 76.8 100.0%
Indiana 2,714 41.15 99.7%
Iowa 2,175 70.02 99.9%
Kansas 1,139 39.23 99.5%
Michigan 5,168 52.15 99.9%
Minnesota 4,516 82.76 99.9%
Missouri 538 17.98 97.3%
Nebraska 986 52.38 99.7%
North Dakota 201 27.19 97.7%
Ohio 5,646 48.69 99.9%
South Dakota 309 36.28 98.8%
Wisconsin 3,643 63.27 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names OBRIEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 573 77.83 99.5% Arizona 3,892 57.82 99.9% California 17,134 44.16 99.9% Colorado 3,235 60.4 99.9% Hawaii 506 35.63 99.3% Idaho 609 37.26 99.2% Montana 604 59.01 99.6% Nevada 1,495 52.65 99.7% New Mexico 808 38.73 99.2% Oregon 1,885 47.48 99.8% Utah 911 30.95 98.9% Washington 4,406 62.4 99.9% Wyoming 438 75.03 99.4%

West States
State stats for the first name OBRIEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 573 77.83 99.5%
Arizona 3,892 57.82 99.9%
California 17,134 44.16 99.9%
Colorado 3,235 60.4 99.9%
Hawaii 506 35.63 99.3%
Idaho 609 37.26 99.2%
Montana 604 59.01 99.6%
Nevada 1,495 52.65 99.7%
New Mexico 808 38.73 99.2%
Oregon 1,885 47.48 99.8%
Utah 911 30.95 98.9%
Washington 4,406 62.4 99.9%
Wyoming 438 75.03 99.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names OBRIEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,744 48.49 99.8% Maine 795 59.73 99.1% Massachusetts 6,738 99.9 99.9% New Hampshire 990 74.65 99.7% New Jersey 4,107 45.95 99.9% New York 18,225 92.3 100.0% Pennsylvania 9,290 72.65 100.0% Rhode Island 902 85.51 99.7% Vermont 753 120.12 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name OBRIEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,744 48.49 99.8%
Maine 795 59.73 99.1%
Massachusetts 6,738 99.9 99.9%
New Hampshire 990 74.65 99.7%
New Jersey 4,107 45.95 99.9%
New York 18,225 92.3 100.0%
Pennsylvania 9,290 72.65 100.0%
Rhode Island 902 85.51 99.7%
Vermont 753 120.12 99.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names OBRIEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,017 20.97 98.6% Arkansas 641 21.6 98.5% Delaware 420 44.86 99.5% Dist. of Columbia 211 32.05 98.3% Florida 10,960 55.1 100.0% Georgia 3,135 31.04 99.6% Kentucky 1,595 36.13 99.2% Louisiana 1,434 30.83 99.1% Maryland 3,882 64.96 99.9% Mississippi 538 17.98 97.3% North Carolina 3,196 32.14 99.7% Oklahoma 990 25.54 99.0% South Carolina 1,542 31.91 99.4% Tennessee 1,682 25.69 99.3% Texas 7,253 26.91 99.8% Virginia 4,583 55.04 99.8% West Virginia 682 36.86 98.4%

South States
State stats for the first name OBRIEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,017 20.97 98.6%
Arkansas 641 21.6 98.5%
Delaware 420 44.86 99.5%
Dist. of Columbia 211 32.05 98.3%
Florida 10,960 55.1 100.0%
Georgia 3,135 31.04 99.6%
Kentucky 1,595 36.13 99.2%
Louisiana 1,434 30.83 99.1%
Maryland 3,882 64.96 99.9%
Mississippi 538 17.98 97.3%
North Carolina 3,196 32.14 99.7%
Oklahoma 990 25.54 99.0%
South Carolina 1,542 31.91 99.4%
Tennessee 1,682 25.69 99.3%
Texas 7,253 26.91 99.8%
Virginia 4,583 55.04 99.8%
West Virginia 682 36.86 98.4%
 

Full Names with OBRIEN as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is John OBRIEN. 3.27% of all the people named OBRIEN have this given name.

There are 2879 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name OBRIEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 John OBRIEN 3.27%
2 Michael OBRIEN 3.10%
3 James OBRIEN 2.73%
4 Thomas OBRIEN 1.79%
5 Mary OBRIEN 1.67%
6 Kevin OBRIEN 1.60%
7 Patrick OBRIEN 1.58%
8 William OBRIEN 1.58%
9 Robert OBRIEN 1.49%
10 Daniel OBRIEN 1.47%
11 David OBRIEN 1.42%
12 Patricia OBRIEN 1.17%
13 Timothy OBRIEN 1.10%
14 Joseph OBRIEN 1.02%
15 Barbara OBRIEN 0.91%
16 Dennis OBRIEN 0.90%
17 Kathleen OBRIEN 0.90%
18 Richard OBRIEN 0.85%
19 Edward OBRIEN 0.77%
20 Sean OBRIEN 0.75%

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