Last Names WELLS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WELLS is ranked as the 142nd most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 194,549.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 61.01 people named WELLS 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 WELLS is 201,501, the rank is 131 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WELLS is 63.25.

Last Names WELLS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 194,549 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 142
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 61.0

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 201,501
  • National Rank 131
  • Proportion/100k 63.25

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WELLS is 76.3% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 19.3% 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 WELLS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.3% 63.9% 12.4%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 19.3% 12.3% 7.0%
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 WELLS is Texas where 18,206 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WELLS, as 177.56 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 WELLS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,764 52.51 99.9% Indiana 5,209 78.96 99.9% Iowa 1,902 61.2 99.8% Kansas 2,588 89.11 99.9% Michigan 5,582 56.33 99.9% Minnesota 1,609 29.48 99.8% Missouri 4,394 146.76 99.8% Nebraska 1,143 60.76 99.7% North Dakota 209 28.27 97.9% Ohio 9,300 80.21 99.9% South Dakota 389 45.6 99.2% Wisconsin 2,013 34.96 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WELLS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,764 52.51 99.9%
Indiana 5,209 78.96 99.9%
Iowa 1,902 61.2 99.8%
Kansas 2,588 89.11 99.9%
Michigan 5,582 56.33 99.9%
Minnesota 1,609 29.48 99.8%
Missouri 4,394 146.76 99.8%
Nebraska 1,143 60.76 99.7%
North Dakota 209 28.27 97.9%
Ohio 9,300 80.21 99.9%
South Dakota 389 45.6 99.2%
Wisconsin 2,013 34.96 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names WELLS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 462 62.7 99.2% Arizona 3,917 58.19 99.9% California 16,778 43.24 99.9% Colorado 3,640 67.96 99.9% Hawaii 397 27.99 99.1% Idaho 1,444 88.37 99.7% Montana 596 58.24 99.6% Nevada 1,642 57.82 99.8% New Mexico 1,143 54.78 99.5% Oregon 3,244 81.71 99.9% Utah 1,905 64.72 99.6% Washington 4,678 66.24 99.9% Wyoming 410 70.24 99.4%

West States
State stats for the first name WELLS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 462 62.7 99.2%
Arizona 3,917 58.19 99.9%
California 16,778 43.24 99.9%
Colorado 3,640 67.96 99.9%
Hawaii 397 27.99 99.1%
Idaho 1,444 88.37 99.7%
Montana 596 58.24 99.6%
Nevada 1,642 57.82 99.8%
New Mexico 1,143 54.78 99.5%
Oregon 3,244 81.71 99.9%
Utah 1,905 64.72 99.6%
Washington 4,678 66.24 99.9%
Wyoming 410 70.24 99.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WELLS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,736 48.25 99.8% Maine 621 46.72 98.7% Massachusetts 2,834 42.01 99.7% New Hampshire 822 61.97 99.5% New Jersey 3,294 36.85 99.8% New York 8,264 41.85 99.9% Pennsylvania 4,277 33.44 99.9% Rhode Island 374 35.42 98.9% Vermont 784 125.13 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WELLS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,736 48.25 99.8%
Maine 621 46.72 98.7%
Massachusetts 2,834 42.01 99.7%
New Hampshire 822 61.97 99.5%
New Jersey 3,294 36.85 99.8%
New York 8,264 41.85 99.9%
Pennsylvania 4,277 33.44 99.9%
Rhode Island 374 35.42 98.9%
Vermont 784 125.13 99.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names WELLS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 4,216 86.94 99.7% Arkansas 3,318 111.87 99.8% Delaware 498 53.22 99.6% Dist. of Columbia 459 69.64 99.3% Florida 11,575 58.19 100.0% Georgia 8,176 80.97 99.9% Kentucky 7,836 177.56 99.9% Louisiana 3,678 79.1 99.7% Maryland 3,516 58.83 99.9% Mississippi 4,394 146.76 99.8% North Carolina 7,913 79.57 99.9% Oklahoma 3,534 91.12 99.8% South Carolina 3,707 76.71 99.8% Tennessee 5,981 91.33 99.9% Texas 18,206 67.54 99.9% Virginia 6,795 81.61 99.9% West Virginia 1,537 83.05 99.5%

South States
State stats for the first name WELLS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 4,216 86.94 99.7%
Arkansas 3,318 111.87 99.8%
Delaware 498 53.22 99.6%
Dist. of Columbia 459 69.64 99.3%
Florida 11,575 58.19 100.0%
Georgia 8,176 80.97 99.9%
Kentucky 7,836 177.56 99.9%
Louisiana 3,678 79.1 99.7%
Maryland 3,516 58.83 99.9%
Mississippi 4,394 146.76 99.8%
North Carolina 7,913 79.57 99.9%
Oklahoma 3,534 91.12 99.8%
South Carolina 3,707 76.71 99.8%
Tennessee 5,981 91.33 99.9%
Texas 18,206 67.54 99.9%
Virginia 6,795 81.61 99.9%
West Virginia 1,537 83.05 99.5%
 

Full Names with WELLS as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WELLS. 1.86% of all the people named WELLS have this given name.

There are 4383 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WELLS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WELLS 1.86%
2 David WELLS 1.77%
3 John WELLS 1.55%
4 Robert WELLS 1.53%
5 Michael WELLS 1.18%
6 Mary WELLS 1.17%
7 Charles WELLS 1.11%
8 William WELLS 1.05%
9 Richard WELLS 0.92%
10 Barbara WELLS 0.88%
11 Linda WELLS 0.81%
12 Donald WELLS 0.75%
13 Patricia WELLS 0.68%
14 Betty WELLS 0.59%
15 Kenneth WELLS 0.56%
16 Karen WELLS 0.55%
17 Carol WELLS 0.53%
18 Mark WELLS 0.53%
19 Daniel WELLS 0.53%
20 Gary WELLS 0.53%