Last Names WILLIAM

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WILLIAM is ranked as the 2267th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 17,751.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 5.57 people named WILLIAM for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named WILLIAM is 20,262, the rank is 1,923 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WILLIAM is 6.36.

Last Names WILLIAM
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 17,751 +/-2.7%
  • National Rank 2,267
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 5.6

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 20,262
  • National Rank 1,923
  • Proportion/100k 6.36

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WILLIAM is 34.0% White, 2.3% Hispanic origin, 59.0% Black, 1.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.3% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 WILLIAM have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 34.0% 63.9% -29.9%
Hispanic origin 2.3% 16.3% -14.0%
Black 59.0% 12.3% 46.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
Two or more races 2.3% 1.8% 0.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WILLIAM is California where 2,139 people have this name.
  • Florida is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WILLIAM, as 8.58 in every 100,000 Floridians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Florida 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 66 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 2 fewer people than projected.
West State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 16 2.16 62.3% Arizona 296 4.4 97.7% California 2,139 5.51 99.4% Colorado 169 3.15 96.4% Hawaii 48 3.39 90.6% Idaho 39 2.39 84.2% Montana 16 1.53 68.9% Nevada 128 4.52 96.1% New Mexico 69 3.31 91.0% Oregon 95 2.39 93.4% Utah 41 1.41 82.3% Washington 395 5.59 98.5% Wyoming 19 3.19 73.2%

West States
State stats for the first name WILLIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 16 2.16 62.3%
Arizona 296 4.4 97.7%
California 2,139 5.51 99.4%
Colorado 169 3.15 96.4%
Hawaii 48 3.39 90.6%
Idaho 39 2.39 84.2%
Montana 16 1.53 68.9%
Nevada 128 4.52 96.1%
New Mexico 69 3.31 91.0%
Oregon 95 2.39 93.4%
Utah 41 1.41 82.3%
Washington 395 5.59 98.5%
Wyoming 19 3.19 73.2%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 199 5.52 97.4% Maine 41 3.06 83.8% Massachusetts 474 7.03 98.0% New Hampshire 112 8.45 94.7% New Jersey 500 5.6 98.6% New York 1,464 7.41 99.4% Pennsylvania 687 5.37 98.8% Rhode Island 82 7.77 93.2% Vermont 16 2.5 82.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WILLIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 199 5.52 97.4%
Maine 41 3.06 83.8%
Massachusetts 474 7.03 98.0%
New Hampshire 112 8.45 94.7%
New Jersey 500 5.6 98.6%
New York 1,464 7.41 99.4%
Pennsylvania 687 5.37 98.8%
Rhode Island 82 7.77 93.2%
Vermont 16 2.5 82.3%
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 414 3.22 98.1% Indiana 286 4.33 96.8% Iowa 154 4.97 95.8% Kansas 70 2.42 88.7% Michigan 660 6.66 99.1% Minnesota 235 4.31 97.4% Missouri 140 4.66 92.0% Nebraska 26 1.4 73.2% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 483 4.16 98.1% South Dakota 9 1.04 45.2% Wisconsin 295 5.12 98.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WILLIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 414 3.22 98.1%
Indiana 286 4.33 96.8%
Iowa 154 4.97 95.8%
Kansas 70 2.42 88.7%
Michigan 660 6.66 99.1%
Minnesota 235 4.31 97.4%
Missouri 140 4.66 92.0%
Nebraska 26 1.4 73.2%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 483 4.16 98.1%
South Dakota 9 1.04 45.2%
Wisconsin 295 5.12 98.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAM State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 258 5.33 95.2% Arkansas 90 3.02 90.6% Delaware 64 6.84 95.9% Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 92.1% Florida 1,707 8.58 99.6% Georgia 399 3.95 97.4% Kentucky 162 3.67 93.1% Louisiana 161 3.46 93.0% Maryland 297 4.97 97.9% Mississippi 140 4.66 92.0% North Carolina 823 8.27 98.7% Oklahoma 100 2.57 90.7% South Carolina 185 3.83 95.5% Tennessee 284 4.33 96.4% Texas 1,463 5.43 99.0% Virginia 360 4.32 97.7% West Virginia 155 8.35 92.9%

South States
State stats for the first name WILLIAM

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 258 5.33 95.2%
Arkansas 90 3.02 90.6%
Delaware 64 6.84 95.9%
Dist. of Columbia 44 6.63 92.1%
Florida 1,707 8.58 99.6%
Georgia 399 3.95 97.4%
Kentucky 162 3.67 93.1%
Louisiana 161 3.46 93.0%
Maryland 297 4.97 97.9%
Mississippi 140 4.66 92.0%
North Carolina 823 8.27 98.7%
Oklahoma 100 2.57 90.7%
South Carolina 185 3.83 95.5%
Tennessee 284 4.33 96.4%
Texas 1,463 5.43 99.0%
Virginia 360 4.32 97.7%
West Virginia 155 8.35 92.9%
 

Full Names with WILLIAM as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WILLIAM. 12.40% of all the people named WILLIAM have this given name.

There are 538 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WILLIAM

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WILLIAM 12.40%
2 Daniel WILLIAM 5.47%
3 Joyce WILLIAM 3.11%
4 Joseph WILLIAM 2.56%
5 Richard WILLIAM 2.48%
6 Michael WILLIAM 2.33%
7 Shirley WILLIAM 2.17%
8 John WILLIAM 2.01%
9 Ruth WILLIAM 1.94%
10 Charles WILLIAM 1.80%
11 David WILLIAM 1.78%
12 Gary WILLIAM 1.39%
13 Adam WILLIAM 1.20%
14 Jack WILLIAM 1.15%
15 Mark WILLIAM 1.15%
16 Jay WILLIAM 1.12%
17 Robert WILLIAM 1.12%
18 Christopher WILLIAM 1.10%
19 Wayne WILLIAM 1.07%
20 Donald WILLIAM 0.97%

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