Last Names READ

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • READ is ranked as the 1339th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 29,267.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 9.18 people named READ for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named READ is 19,752, the rank is 1,981 and the proportion per 100k Americans named READ is 6.20.

Last Names READ
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 29,267 +/-2.1%
  • National Rank 1,339
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 9.2

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 19,752
  • National Rank 1,981
  • Proportion/100k 6.20

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name READ is 92.1% White, 2.9% Hispanic origin, 2.8% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.3% 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 READ have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 92.1% 63.9% 28.2%
Hispanic origin 2.9% 16.3% -13.4%
Black 2.8% 12.3% -9.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.3% 1.8% -0.5%
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 READ is California where 3,804 people have this name.
  • Wyoming is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named READ, as 25.54 in every 100,000 Wyomingites have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Wyoming 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 South 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 READ State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,002 7.78 99.3% Indiana 610 9.25 98.5% Iowa 311 10.01 98.2% Kansas 295 10.17 97.5% Michigan 648 6.54 99.1% Minnesota 339 6.21 98.4% Missouri 472 15.76 97.0% Nebraska 85 4.54 91.5% North Dakota 16 2.17 57.4% Ohio 499 4.31 98.1% South Dakota 9 1.04 32.9% Wisconsin 282 4.9 97.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name READ

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,002 7.78 99.3%
Indiana 610 9.25 98.5%
Iowa 311 10.01 98.2%
Kansas 295 10.17 97.5%
Michigan 648 6.54 99.1%
Minnesota 339 6.21 98.4%
Missouri 472 15.76 97.0%
Nebraska 85 4.54 91.5%
North Dakota 16 2.17 57.4%
Ohio 499 4.31 98.1%
South Dakota 9 1.04 32.9%
Wisconsin 282 4.9 97.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names READ State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 159 21.62 96.8% Arizona 711 10.56 99.0% California 3,804 9.8 99.6% Colorado 763 14.25 99.3% Hawaii 48 3.39 90.3% Idaho 398 24.36 98.7% Montana 149 14.56 97.3% Nevada 293 10.34 98.3% New Mexico 227 10.86 97.1% Oregon 848 21.35 99.4% Utah 745 25.33 98.6% Washington 1,162 16.46 99.5% Wyoming 149 25.54 97.4%

West States
State stats for the first name READ

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 159 21.62 96.8%
Arizona 711 10.56 99.0%
California 3,804 9.8 99.6%
Colorado 763 14.25 99.3%
Hawaii 48 3.39 90.3%
Idaho 398 24.36 98.7%
Montana 149 14.56 97.3%
Nevada 293 10.34 98.3%
New Mexico 227 10.86 97.1%
Oregon 848 21.35 99.4%
Utah 745 25.33 98.6%
Washington 1,162 16.46 99.5%
Wyoming 149 25.54 97.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names READ State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 242 6.72 97.8% Maine 92 6.89 91.1% Massachusetts 438 6.49 97.9% New Hampshire 121 9.15 95.0% New Jersey 594 6.65 98.8% New York 1,397 7.08 99.4% Pennsylvania 856 6.7 99.0% Rhode Island 237 22.46 98.0% Vermont 125 20.02 97.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name READ

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 242 6.72 97.8%
Maine 92 6.89 91.1%
Massachusetts 438 6.49 97.9%
New Hampshire 121 9.15 95.0%
New Jersey 594 6.65 98.8%
New York 1,397 7.08 99.4%
Pennsylvania 856 6.7 99.0%
Rhode Island 237 22.46 98.0%
Vermont 125 20.02 97.2%
South State Statistics Last-Names READ State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 310 6.4 95.8% Arkansas 115 3.89 92.2% Delaware 132 14.07 98.0% Dist. of Columbia 51 7.74 92.9% Florida 2,186 10.99 99.7% Georgia 640 6.33 98.2% Kentucky 376 8.52 96.5% Louisiana 422 9.08 97.0% Maryland 377 6.31 98.3% Mississippi 472 15.76 97.0% North Carolina 571 5.74 98.2% Oklahoma 399 10.29 97.4% South Carolina 265 5.49 96.5% Tennessee 537 8.2 97.9% Texas 3,602 13.36 99.6% Virginia 714 8.57 98.8% West Virginia 73 3.93 87.1%

South States
State stats for the first name READ

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 310 6.4 95.8%
Arkansas 115 3.89 92.2%
Delaware 132 14.07 98.0%
Dist. of Columbia 51 7.74 92.9%
Florida 2,186 10.99 99.7%
Georgia 640 6.33 98.2%
Kentucky 376 8.52 96.5%
Louisiana 422 9.08 97.0%
Maryland 377 6.31 98.3%
Mississippi 472 15.76 97.0%
North Carolina 571 5.74 98.2%
Oklahoma 399 10.29 97.4%
South Carolina 265 5.49 96.5%
Tennessee 537 8.2 97.9%
Texas 3,602 13.36 99.6%
Virginia 714 8.57 98.8%
West Virginia 73 3.93 87.1%
 

Full Names with READ as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is David READ. 2.33% of all the people named READ have this given name.

There are 1491 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name READ

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 David READ 2.33%
2 Robert READ 1.94%
3 John READ 1.89%
4 James READ 1.81%
5 William READ 1.48%
6 Mary READ 1.21%
7 Michael READ 1.09%
8 Charles READ 1.06%
9 Richard READ 1.02%
10 Thomas READ 0.90%
11 Barbara READ 0.79%
12 Jennifer READ 0.73%
13 Paul READ 0.70%
14 Susan READ 0.68%
15 Daniel READ 0.65%
16 Carol READ 0.62%
17 Elizabeth READ 0.62%
18 Donald READ 0.60%
19 Patricia READ 0.60%
20 Brian READ 0.57%