Last Names PATERSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • PATERSON is ranked as the 4445th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 8,897.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 2.79 people named PATERSON 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 PATERSON is 8,028, the rank is 4,760 and the proportion per 100k Americans named PATERSON is 2.52.

Last Names PATERSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 8,897 +/-3.8%
  • National Rank 4,445
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 2.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 8,028
  • National Rank 4,760
  • Proportion/100k 2.52

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name PATERSON is 84.5% White, 1.8% Hispanic origin, 11.4% Black, 0.7% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.2% 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 PATERSON have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 84.5% 63.9% 20.6%
Hispanic origin 1.8% 16.3% -14.5%
Black 11.4% 12.3% -0.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.7% 4.9% -4.2%
Two or more races 1.2% 1.8% -0.6%
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 PATERSON is California where 1,347 people have this name.
  • Idaho is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named PATERSON, as 6.21 in every 100,000 Idahoans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Idaho 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 5 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is West Virginia (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 8 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names PATERSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 309 2.4 97.4% Indiana 126 1.92 93.0% Iowa 95 3.04 92.6% Kansas 105 3.63 92.2% Michigan 369 3.72 98.3% Minnesota 140 2.56 95.2% Missouri 47 1.55 82.8% Nebraska 39 2.1 80.2% North Dakota 8 1.09 30.3% Ohio 176 1.51 94.8% South Dakota 9 1.04 30.8% Wisconsin 96 1.66 92.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name PATERSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 309 2.4 97.4%
Indiana 126 1.92 93.0%
Iowa 95 3.04 92.6%
Kansas 105 3.63 92.2%
Michigan 369 3.72 98.3%
Minnesota 140 2.56 95.2%
Missouri 47 1.55 82.8%
Nebraska 39 2.1 80.2%
North Dakota 8 1.09 30.3%
Ohio 176 1.51 94.8%
South Dakota 9 1.04 30.8%
Wisconsin 96 1.66 92.5%
West State Statistics Last-Names PATERSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 32 4.32 75.7% Arizona 228 3.39 97.0% California 1,347 3.47 99.1% Colorado 263 4.92 97.7% Hawaii 48 3.39 90.2% Idaho 102 6.21 93.7% Montana 39 3.83 86.1% Nevada 165 5.81 96.9% New Mexico 69 3.31 90.6% Oregon 183 4.6 96.5% Utah 99 3.38 90.6% Washington 286 4.05 97.9% Wyoming 28 4.79 79.6%

West States
State stats for the first name PATERSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 32 4.32 75.7%
Arizona 228 3.39 97.0%
California 1,347 3.47 99.1%
Colorado 263 4.92 97.7%
Hawaii 48 3.39 90.2%
Idaho 102 6.21 93.7%
Montana 39 3.83 86.1%
Nevada 165 5.81 96.9%
New Mexico 69 3.31 90.6%
Oregon 183 4.6 96.5%
Utah 99 3.38 90.6%
Washington 286 4.05 97.9%
Wyoming 28 4.79 79.6%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names PATERSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 52 1.44 89.1% Maine 20 1.53 68.6% Massachusetts 219 3.25 95.9% New Hampshire 47 3.52 87.9% New Jersey 396 4.43 98.2% New York 593 3 98.5% Pennsylvania 393 3.07 97.9% Rhode Island 27 2.59 78.2% Vermont 35 5.63 90.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name PATERSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 52 1.44 89.1%
Maine 20 1.53 68.6%
Massachusetts 219 3.25 95.9%
New Hampshire 47 3.52 87.9%
New Jersey 396 4.43 98.2%
New York 593 3 98.5%
Pennsylvania 393 3.07 97.9%
Rhode Island 27 2.59 78.2%
Vermont 35 5.63 90.3%
South State Statistics Last-Names PATERSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 103 2.13 90.9% Arkansas 26 0.86 75.6% Delaware 18 1.9 84.6% Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 88.0% Florida 686 3.45 99.0% Georgia 177 1.76 95.3% Kentucky 52 1.17 84.1% Louisiana 40 0.86 78.6% Maryland 137 2.3 95.7% Mississippi 47 1.55 82.8% North Carolina 239 2.41 96.7% Oklahoma 78 2.02 88.5% South Carolina 99 2.04 92.9% Tennessee 98 1.5 92.3% Texas 577 2.14 97.8% Virginia 164 1.97 95.5% West Virginia 9 0.49 33.8%

South States
State stats for the first name PATERSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 103 2.13 90.9%
Arkansas 26 0.86 75.6%
Delaware 18 1.9 84.6%
Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 88.0%
Florida 686 3.45 99.0%
Georgia 177 1.76 95.3%
Kentucky 52 1.17 84.1%
Louisiana 40 0.86 78.6%
Maryland 137 2.3 95.7%
Mississippi 47 1.55 82.8%
North Carolina 239 2.41 96.7%
Oklahoma 78 2.02 88.5%
South Carolina 99 2.04 92.9%
Tennessee 98 1.5 92.3%
Texas 577 2.14 97.8%
Virginia 164 1.97 95.5%
West Virginia 9 0.49 33.8%
 

Full Names with PATERSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is John PATERSON. 3.50% of all the people named PATERSON have this given name.

There are 711 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name PATERSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 John PATERSON 3.50%
2 James PATERSON 2.61%
3 Robert PATERSON 2.56%
4 David PATERSON 2.19%
5 William PATERSON 1.93%
6 Donald PATERSON 1.30%
7 Mary PATERSON 1.15%
8 Andrew PATERSON 0.99%
9 Brian PATERSON 0.84%
10 Margaret PATERSON 0.84%
11 Linda PATERSON 0.78%
12 Mark PATERSON 0.78%
13 Richard PATERSON 0.78%
14 Thomas PATERSON 0.78%
15 Nancy PATERSON 0.73%
16 Barbara PATERSON 0.68%
17 Jennifer PATERSON 0.68%
18 Michael PATERSON 0.68%
19 Patricia PATERSON 0.68%
20 Elizabeth PATERSON 0.63%

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