Last Names THOMPSON

National Statistics

Summary

  • THOMPSON is ranked as the 17th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 730,009.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 228.95 people named THOMPSON 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 THOMPSON is 760,987, the rank is 19 and the proportion per 100k Americans named THOMPSON is 238.87.

Last Names THOMPSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 730,009 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 17
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 228.9

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 760,987
  • National Rank 19
  • Proportion/100k 238.87

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name THOMPSON is 72.5% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 22.5% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.8% Two or More Races, and 1.2% 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 THOMPSON have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 72.5% 63.9% 8.6%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 22.5% 12.3% 10.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.8% 1.8% -0.0%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.2% 0.7% 0.5%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named THOMPSON is Texas where 63,321 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named THOMPSON, as 395.21 in every 100,000 Kentuckians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Kentucky 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 Hawaii (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names THOMPSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 24,223 188.05 100.0% Indiana 17,688 268.13 100.0% Iowa 8,660 278.7 100.0% Kansas 7,370 253.78 100.0% Michigan 20,575 207.62 100.0% Minnesota 14,972 274.35 100.0% Missouri 11,760 392.76 100.0% Nebraska 4,034 214.4 100.0% North Dakota 2,686 363.21 100.0% Ohio 28,750 247.97 100.0% South Dakota 2,432 285.02 100.0% Wisconsin 11,917 206.99 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name THOMPSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 24,223 188.05 100.0%
Indiana 17,688 268.13 100.0%
Iowa 8,660 278.7 100.0%
Kansas 7,370 253.78 100.0%
Michigan 20,575 207.62 100.0%
Minnesota 14,972 274.35 100.0%
Missouri 11,760 392.76 100.0%
Nebraska 4,034 214.4 100.0%
North Dakota 2,686 363.21 100.0%
Ohio 28,750 247.97 100.0%
South Dakota 2,432 285.02 100.0%
Wisconsin 11,917 206.99 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names THOMPSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,071 281.05 99.9% Arizona 14,815 220.08 100.0% California 60,984 157.16 100.0% Colorado 12,277 229.23 100.0% Hawaii 1,788 125.96 99.9% Idaho 4,903 299.99 100.0% Montana 2,832 276.66 100.0% Nevada 5,099 179.61 100.0% New Mexico 4,334 207.8 99.9% Oregon 10,397 261.87 100.0% Utah 8,439 286.75 100.0% Washington 19,413 274.91 100.0% Wyoming 1,604 274.57 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name THOMPSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,071 281.05 99.9%
Arizona 14,815 220.08 100.0%
California 60,984 157.16 100.0%
Colorado 12,277 229.23 100.0%
Hawaii 1,788 125.96 99.9%
Idaho 4,903 299.99 100.0%
Montana 2,832 276.66 100.0%
Nevada 5,099 179.61 100.0%
New Mexico 4,334 207.8 99.9%
Oregon 10,397 261.87 100.0%
Utah 8,439 286.75 100.0%
Washington 19,413 274.91 100.0%
Wyoming 1,604 274.57 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names THOMPSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 6,692 186.05 100.0% Maine 3,198 240.47 100.0% Massachusetts 10,412 154.35 100.0% New Hampshire 2,299 173.24 99.9% New Jersey 14,229 159.2 100.0% New York 27,086 137.17 100.0% Pennsylvania 22,905 179.12 100.0% Rhode Island 1,458 138.21 99.9% Vermont 1,411 225.23 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name THOMPSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 6,692 186.05 100.0%
Maine 3,198 240.47 100.0%
Massachusetts 10,412 154.35 100.0%
New Hampshire 2,299 173.24 99.9%
New Jersey 14,229 159.2 100.0%
New York 27,086 137.17 100.0%
Pennsylvania 22,905 179.12 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,458 138.21 99.9%
Vermont 1,411 225.23 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names THOMPSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 16,486 339.95 100.0% Arkansas 8,988 303 100.0% Delaware 2,483 265.34 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 2,491 378.02 99.9% Florida 41,976 211.01 100.0% Georgia 33,076 327.57 100.0% Kentucky 17,442 395.21 100.0% Louisiana 11,321 243.48 99.9% Maryland 16,483 275.8 100.0% Mississippi 11,760 392.76 100.0% North Carolina 31,475 316.52 100.0% Oklahoma 14,655 377.9 100.0% South Carolina 17,185 355.61 100.0% Tennessee 20,334 310.47 100.0% Texas 63,321 234.9 100.0% Virginia 23,672 284.31 100.0% West Virginia 6,174 333.69 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name THOMPSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 16,486 339.95 100.0%
Arkansas 8,988 303 100.0%
Delaware 2,483 265.34 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 2,491 378.02 99.9%
Florida 41,976 211.01 100.0%
Georgia 33,076 327.57 100.0%
Kentucky 17,442 395.21 100.0%
Louisiana 11,321 243.48 99.9%
Maryland 16,483 275.8 100.0%
Mississippi 11,760 392.76 100.0%
North Carolina 31,475 316.52 100.0%
Oklahoma 14,655 377.9 100.0%
South Carolina 17,185 355.61 100.0%
Tennessee 20,334 310.47 100.0%
Texas 63,321 234.9 100.0%
Virginia 23,672 284.31 100.0%
West Virginia 6,174 333.69 99.9%

Full Names with THOMPSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James THOMPSON. 1.93% of all the people named THOMPSON have this given name.

There are 10156 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name THOMPSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James THOMPSON 1.93%
2 John THOMPSON 1.58%
3 David THOMPSON 1.53%
4 Robert THOMPSON 1.41%
5 Michael THOMPSON 1.16%
6 Mary THOMPSON 1.07%
7 Charles THOMPSON 1.04%
8 William THOMPSON 0.99%
9 Barbara THOMPSON 0.84%
10 Richard THOMPSON 0.78%
11 Linda THOMPSON 0.72%
12 Donald THOMPSON 0.64%
13 Patricia THOMPSON 0.64%
14 Mark THOMPSON 0.63%
15 Brian THOMPSON 0.56%
16 Betty THOMPSON 0.55%
17 Thomas THOMPSON 0.54%
18 Carol THOMPSON 0.53%
19 Gary THOMPSON 0.52%
20 Jennifer THOMPSON 0.51%

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