Last Names SMITH

National Statistics

Summary

  • SMITH is ranked as the 1st most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,627,141.
  • This name is in the 100th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 823.92 people named SMITH 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 SMITH is 2,806,195, the rank is 1 and the proportion per 100k Americans named SMITH is 880.85.

Last Names SMITH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,627,141 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 1
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 823.9

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 2,806,195
  • National Rank 1
  • Proportion/100k 880.85

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SMITH is 73.3% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 22.2% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.8% 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 SMITH have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 73.3% 63.9% 9.4%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 22.2% 12.3% 9.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named SMITH is Texas where 229,892 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SMITH, as 1623.68 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 100th, this rank was reached in the states of Wyoming.
  • Mississippi 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 North Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
West State Statistics Last-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 5,399 732.89 100.0% Arizona 46,399 689.28 100.0% California 208,319 536.87 100.0% Colorado 39,236 732.58 100.0% Hawaii 6,713 472.89 100.0% Idaho 14,624 894.73 100.0% Montana 7,774 759.48 100.0% Nevada 19,021 669.97 100.0% New Mexico 13,504 647.49 100.0% Oregon 33,031 831.97 100.0% Utah 28,265 960.44 100.0% Washington 57,005 807.26 100.0% Wyoming 4,812 823.7 100.0%

West States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 5,399 732.89 100.0%
Arizona 46,399 689.28 100.0%
California 208,319 536.87 100.0%
Colorado 39,236 732.58 100.0%
Hawaii 6,713 472.89 100.0%
Idaho 14,624 894.73 100.0%
Montana 7,774 759.48 100.0%
Nevada 19,021 669.97 100.0%
New Mexico 13,504 647.49 100.0%
Oregon 33,031 831.97 100.0%
Utah 28,265 960.44 100.0%
Washington 57,005 807.26 100.0%
Wyoming 4,812 823.7 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 70,170 1447 100.0% Arkansas 38,515 1298.38 100.0% Delaware 9,347 999.03 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 9,278 1408.19 100.0% Florida 159,115 799.84 100.0% Georgia 129,764 1285.13 100.0% Kentucky 50,454 1143.18 100.0% Louisiana 47,281 1016.86 100.0% Maryland 55,034 920.85 100.0% Mississippi 48,614 1623.68 100.0% North Carolina 122,088 1227.76 100.0% Oklahoma 44,721 1153.17 100.0% South Carolina 60,875 1259.71 100.0% Tennessee 82,610 1261.34 100.0% Texas 229,892 852.81 100.0% Virginia 78,774 946.09 100.0% West Virginia 22,033 1190.76 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 70,170 1447 100.0%
Arkansas 38,515 1298.38 100.0%
Delaware 9,347 999.03 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 9,278 1408.19 100.0%
Florida 159,115 799.84 100.0%
Georgia 129,764 1285.13 100.0%
Kentucky 50,454 1143.18 100.0%
Louisiana 47,281 1016.86 100.0%
Maryland 55,034 920.85 100.0%
Mississippi 48,614 1623.68 100.0%
North Carolina 122,088 1227.76 100.0%
Oklahoma 44,721 1153.17 100.0%
South Carolina 60,875 1259.71 100.0%
Tennessee 82,610 1261.34 100.0%
Texas 229,892 852.81 100.0%
Virginia 78,774 946.09 100.0%
West Virginia 22,033 1190.76 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 28,632 796.06 100.0% Maine 13,700 1030.04 100.0% Massachusetts 53,603 794.66 100.0% New Hampshire 12,408 935.2 100.0% New Jersey 67,112 750.84 100.0% New York 119,801 606.7 100.0% Pennsylvania 102,256 799.67 100.0% Rhode Island 8,832 837 100.0% Vermont 4,371 697.58 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 28,632 796.06 100.0%
Maine 13,700 1030.04 100.0%
Massachusetts 53,603 794.66 100.0%
New Hampshire 12,408 935.2 100.0%
New Jersey 67,112 750.84 100.0%
New York 119,801 606.7 100.0%
Pennsylvania 102,256 799.67 100.0%
Rhode Island 8,832 837 100.0%
Vermont 4,371 697.58 100.0%
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names SMITH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 86,275 669.81 100.0% Indiana 66,801 1012.62 100.0% Iowa 23,407 753.34 100.0% Kansas 26,638 917.29 100.0% Michigan 88,428 892.32 100.0% Minnesota 25,665 470.31 100.0% Missouri 48,614 1623.68 100.0% Nebraska 12,168 646.71 100.0% North Dakota 2,919 394.74 100.0% Ohio 109,271 942.47 100.0% South Dakota 4,130 484.02 100.0% Wisconsin 27,822 483.22 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SMITH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 86,275 669.81 100.0%
Indiana 66,801 1012.62 100.0%
Iowa 23,407 753.34 100.0%
Kansas 26,638 917.29 100.0%
Michigan 88,428 892.32 100.0%
Minnesota 25,665 470.31 100.0%
Missouri 48,614 1623.68 100.0%
Nebraska 12,168 646.71 100.0%
North Dakota 2,919 394.74 100.0%
Ohio 109,271 942.47 100.0%
South Dakota 4,130 484.02 100.0%
Wisconsin 27,822 483.22 100.0%

Full Names with SMITH as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James SMITH. 1.66% of all the people named SMITH have this given name.

There are 21949 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SMITH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James SMITH 1.66%
2 David SMITH 1.57%
3 Robert SMITH 1.28%
4 John SMITH 1.24%
5 Michael SMITH 1.19%
6 Mary SMITH 1.06%
7 Charles SMITH 1.02%
8 Barbara SMITH 0.85%
9 William SMITH 0.84%
10 Richard SMITH 0.77%
11 Donald SMITH 0.70%
12 Linda SMITH 0.68%
13 Patricia SMITH 0.64%
14 Brian SMITH 0.63%
15 Betty SMITH 0.55%
16 Thomas SMITH 0.53%
17 Daniel SMITH 0.52%
18 Gary SMITH 0.51%
19 Mark SMITH 0.51%
20 Jennifer SMITH 0.50%