Last Names WILLIAMS

National Statistics

Summary

  • WILLIAMS is ranked as the 3rd most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,519,749.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 476.62 people named WILLIAMS 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 WILLIAMS is 1,811,626, the rank is 3 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WILLIAMS is 568.66.

Last Names WILLIAMS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,519,749 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 3
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 476.6

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,811,626
  • National Rank 3
  • Proportion/100k 568.66

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WILLIAMS is 48.5% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 46.7% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.0% 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 WILLIAMS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 48.5% 63.9% -15.4%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 46.7% 12.3% 34.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 2.0% 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 WILLIAMS is Texas where 153,148 people have this name.
  • District of Columbia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WILLIAMS, as 1367.29 in every 100,000 Washingtonians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • District of Columbia 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.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 52,426 407.02 100.0% Indiana 30,925 468.79 100.0% Iowa 9,105 293.04 100.0% Kansas 11,681 402.22 100.0% Michigan 44,578 449.83 100.0% Minnesota 10,864 199.08 100.0% Missouri 31,430 1049.74 100.0% Nebraska 5,151 273.77 100.0% North Dakota 1,029 139.19 99.8% Ohio 52,403 451.97 100.0% South Dakota 1,857 217.65 99.9% Wisconsin 12,556 218.09 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WILLIAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 52,426 407.02 100.0%
Indiana 30,925 468.79 100.0%
Iowa 9,105 293.04 100.0%
Kansas 11,681 402.22 100.0%
Michigan 44,578 449.83 100.0%
Minnesota 10,864 199.08 100.0%
Missouri 31,430 1049.74 100.0%
Nebraska 5,151 273.77 100.0%
North Dakota 1,029 139.19 99.8%
Ohio 52,403 451.97 100.0%
South Dakota 1,857 217.65 99.9%
Wisconsin 12,556 218.09 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 3,504 475.62 100.0% Arizona 22,252 330.56 100.0% California 119,088 306.91 100.0% Colorado 18,443 344.35 100.0% Hawaii 3,648 257.01 100.0% Idaho 6,137 375.47 100.0% Montana 3,522 344.1 100.0% Nevada 10,455 368.26 100.0% New Mexico 6,067 290.92 99.9% Oregon 13,706 345.23 100.0% Utah 10,841 368.36 100.0% Washington 25,362 359.15 100.0% Wyoming 2,369 405.47 100.0%

West States
State stats for the first name WILLIAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 3,504 475.62 100.0%
Arizona 22,252 330.56 100.0%
California 119,088 306.91 100.0%
Colorado 18,443 344.35 100.0%
Hawaii 3,648 257.01 100.0%
Idaho 6,137 375.47 100.0%
Montana 3,522 344.1 100.0%
Nevada 10,455 368.26 100.0%
New Mexico 6,067 290.92 99.9%
Oregon 13,706 345.23 100.0%
Utah 10,841 368.36 100.0%
Washington 25,362 359.15 100.0%
Wyoming 2,369 405.47 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 16,112 447.96 100.0% Maine 4,594 345.39 100.0% Massachusetts 23,536 348.91 100.0% New Hampshire 3,653 275.35 100.0% New Jersey 44,220 494.73 100.0% New York 58,747 297.51 100.0% Pennsylvania 48,188 376.84 100.0% Rhode Island 3,208 304.05 100.0% Vermont 1,780 284.04 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WILLIAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 16,112 447.96 100.0%
Maine 4,594 345.39 100.0%
Massachusetts 23,536 348.91 100.0%
New Hampshire 3,653 275.35 100.0%
New Jersey 44,220 494.73 100.0%
New York 58,747 297.51 100.0%
Pennsylvania 48,188 376.84 100.0%
Rhode Island 3,208 304.05 100.0%
Vermont 1,780 284.04 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names WILLIAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 46,619 961.35 100.0% Arkansas 24,690 832.33 100.0% Delaware 5,787 618.5 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 9,009 1367.29 100.0% Florida 106,779 536.76 100.0% Georgia 94,630 937.18 100.0% Kentucky 23,068 522.68 100.0% Louisiana 41,835 899.73 100.0% Maryland 33,720 564.22 100.0% Mississippi 31,430 1049.74 100.0% North Carolina 79,457 799.05 100.0% Oklahoma 24,622 634.92 100.0% South Carolina 40,359 835.17 100.0% Tennessee 49,864 761.36 100.0% Texas 153,148 568.12 100.0% Virginia 50,781 609.89 100.0% West Virginia 9,221 498.32 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name WILLIAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 46,619 961.35 100.0%
Arkansas 24,690 832.33 100.0%
Delaware 5,787 618.5 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 9,009 1367.29 100.0%
Florida 106,779 536.76 100.0%
Georgia 94,630 937.18 100.0%
Kentucky 23,068 522.68 100.0%
Louisiana 41,835 899.73 100.0%
Maryland 33,720 564.22 100.0%
Mississippi 31,430 1049.74 100.0%
North Carolina 79,457 799.05 100.0%
Oklahoma 24,622 634.92 100.0%
South Carolina 40,359 835.17 100.0%
Tennessee 49,864 761.36 100.0%
Texas 153,148 568.12 100.0%
Virginia 50,781 609.89 100.0%
West Virginia 9,221 498.32 100.0%

Full Names with WILLIAMS as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WILLIAMS. 1.71% of all the people named WILLIAMS have this given name.

There are 19709 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WILLIAMS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WILLIAMS 1.71%
2 David WILLIAMS 1.36%
3 John WILLIAMS 1.32%
4 Robert WILLIAMS 1.24%
5 Mary WILLIAMS 1.07%
6 Michael WILLIAMS 1.05%
7 Charles WILLIAMS 0.96%
8 Barbara WILLIAMS 0.80%
9 Linda WILLIAMS 0.65%
10 Richard WILLIAMS 0.65%
11 Patricia WILLIAMS 0.63%
12 Donald WILLIAMS 0.59%
13 Betty WILLIAMS 0.55%
14 Thomas WILLIAMS 0.52%
15 Kenneth WILLIAMS 0.47%
16 Mark WILLIAMS 0.45%
17 Brian WILLIAMS 0.44%
18 George WILLIAMS 0.44%
19 Jennifer WILLIAMS 0.43%
20 Brenda WILLIAMS 0.43%

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