Last Names WILSON

National Statistics

Summary

  • WILSON is ranked as the 10th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 878,371.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 275.47 people named WILSON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named WILSON is 924,737, the rank is 10 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WILSON is 290.27.

Last Names WILSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 878,371 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 10
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 275.5

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 924,737
  • National Rank 10
  • Proportion/100k 290.27

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WILSON is 69.7% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 25.3% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% Two or More Races, and 1.0% 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 WILSON have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 69.7% 63.9% 5.8%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 25.3% 12.3% 13.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.7% 1.8% -0.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.0% 0.7% 0.3%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WILSON is California where 79,882 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WILSON, as 482.74 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 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 WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 28,909 224.44 100.0% Indiana 23,771 360.34 100.0% Iowa 8,592 276.54 100.0% Kansas 10,323 355.49 100.0% Michigan 26,924 271.69 100.0% Minnesota 7,802 142.96 100.0% Missouri 13,621 454.93 100.0% Nebraska 3,981 211.61 100.0% North Dakota 716 96.78 99.7% Ohio 35,926 309.87 100.0% South Dakota 1,318 154.43 99.9% Wisconsin 8,336 144.79 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 28,909 224.44 100.0%
Indiana 23,771 360.34 100.0%
Iowa 8,592 276.54 100.0%
Kansas 10,323 355.49 100.0%
Michigan 26,924 271.69 100.0%
Minnesota 7,802 142.96 100.0%
Missouri 13,621 454.93 100.0%
Nebraska 3,981 211.61 100.0%
North Dakota 716 96.78 99.7%
Ohio 35,926 309.87 100.0%
South Dakota 1,318 154.43 99.9%
Wisconsin 8,336 144.79 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 22,293 459.71 100.0% Arkansas 13,242 446.4 100.0% Delaware 3,880 414.74 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 2,731 414.5 99.9% Florida 53,298 267.92 100.0% Georgia 39,738 393.55 100.0% Kentucky 21,305 482.74 100.0% Louisiana 14,912 320.7 100.0% Maryland 18,941 316.93 100.0% Mississippi 13,621 454.93 100.0% North Carolina 41,827 420.63 100.0% Oklahoma 17,377 448.08 100.0% South Carolina 22,107 457.47 100.0% Tennessee 29,391 448.76 100.0% Texas 79,811 296.07 100.0% Virginia 26,651 320.08 100.0% West Virginia 7,375 398.56 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 22,293 459.71 100.0%
Arkansas 13,242 446.4 100.0%
Delaware 3,880 414.74 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 2,731 414.5 99.9%
Florida 53,298 267.92 100.0%
Georgia 39,738 393.55 100.0%
Kentucky 21,305 482.74 100.0%
Louisiana 14,912 320.7 100.0%
Maryland 18,941 316.93 100.0%
Mississippi 13,621 454.93 100.0%
North Carolina 41,827 420.63 100.0%
Oklahoma 17,377 448.08 100.0%
South Carolina 22,107 457.47 100.0%
Tennessee 29,391 448.76 100.0%
Texas 79,811 296.07 100.0%
Virginia 26,651 320.08 100.0%
West Virginia 7,375 398.56 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,087 283.21 100.0% Arizona 16,058 238.56 100.0% California 79,882 205.87 100.0% Colorado 14,425 269.33 100.0% Hawaii 2,390 168.37 99.9% Idaho 5,247 321.01 100.0% Montana 2,683 262.1 100.0% Nevada 6,805 239.69 100.0% New Mexico 4,639 222.44 99.9% Oregon 12,311 310.08 100.0% Utah 8,166 277.47 100.0% Washington 20,394 288.81 100.0% Wyoming 1,716 293.72 100.0%

West States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,087 283.21 100.0%
Arizona 16,058 238.56 100.0%
California 79,882 205.87 100.0%
Colorado 14,425 269.33 100.0%
Hawaii 2,390 168.37 99.9%
Idaho 5,247 321.01 100.0%
Montana 2,683 262.1 100.0%
Nevada 6,805 239.69 100.0%
New Mexico 4,639 222.44 99.9%
Oregon 12,311 310.08 100.0%
Utah 8,166 277.47 100.0%
Washington 20,394 288.81 100.0%
Wyoming 1,716 293.72 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 8,634 240.07 100.0% Maine 2,822 212.14 99.9% Massachusetts 14,401 213.49 100.0% New Hampshire 2,682 202.11 100.0% New Jersey 19,775 221.24 100.0% New York 32,691 165.56 100.0% Pennsylvania 27,459 214.74 100.0% Rhode Island 1,896 179.67 99.9% Vermont 1,011 161.41 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 8,634 240.07 100.0%
Maine 2,822 212.14 99.9%
Massachusetts 14,401 213.49 100.0%
New Hampshire 2,682 202.11 100.0%
New Jersey 19,775 221.24 100.0%
New York 32,691 165.56 100.0%
Pennsylvania 27,459 214.74 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,896 179.67 99.9%
Vermont 1,011 161.41 99.9%

Full Names with WILSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WILSON. 1.99% of all the people named WILSON have this given name.

There are 12546 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WILSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WILSON 1.99%
2 David WILSON 1.56%
3 John WILSON 1.51%
4 Robert WILSON 1.44%
5 Mary WILSON 1.12%
6 Michael WILSON 1.09%
7 Charles WILSON 1.05%
8 William WILSON 0.96%
9 Barbara WILSON 0.86%
10 Donald WILSON 0.74%
11 Richard WILSON 0.72%
12 Linda WILSON 0.68%
13 Patricia WILSON 0.64%
14 Thomas WILSON 0.63%
15 Betty WILSON 0.56%
16 Mark WILSON 0.56%
17 Brian WILSON 0.55%
18 Carol WILSON 0.53%
19 Jennifer WILSON 0.50%
20 Elizabeth WILSON 0.49%

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