Last Names WRIGHT

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WRIGHT is ranked as the 35th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 483,803.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 151.73 people named WRIGHT 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 WRIGHT is 520,047, the rank is 34 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WRIGHT is 163.24.

Last Names WRIGHT
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 483,803 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 35
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 151.7

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 520,047
  • National Rank 34
  • Proportion/100k 163.24

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WRIGHT is 68.3% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 27.4% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.8% 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 WRIGHT have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 68.3% 63.9% 4.4%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 27.4% 12.3% 15.1%
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 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WRIGHT is Texas where 45,075 people have this name.
  • District of Columbia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WRIGHT, as 334.91 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 WRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 15,697 121.87 100.0% Indiana 13,309 201.74 100.0% Iowa 4,112 132.34 99.9% Kansas 4,754 163.7 99.9% Michigan 16,039 161.85 100.0% Minnesota 3,738 68.49 99.9% Missouri 6,235 208.26 99.9% Nebraska 2,043 108.6 99.9% North Dakota 378 51.11 99.2% Ohio 19,126 164.97 100.0% South Dakota 592 69.44 99.6% Wisconsin 3,721 64.62 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 15,697 121.87 100.0%
Indiana 13,309 201.74 100.0%
Iowa 4,112 132.34 99.9%
Kansas 4,754 163.7 99.9%
Michigan 16,039 161.85 100.0%
Minnesota 3,738 68.49 99.9%
Missouri 6,235 208.26 99.9%
Nebraska 2,043 108.6 99.9%
North Dakota 378 51.11 99.2%
Ohio 19,126 164.97 100.0%
South Dakota 592 69.44 99.6%
Wisconsin 3,721 64.62 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names WRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,051 142.69 99.8% Arizona 8,901 132.22 100.0% California 41,359 106.59 100.0% Colorado 7,408 138.32 100.0% Hawaii 1,529 107.72 99.9% Idaho 3,295 201.59 99.9% Montana 1,106 108.06 99.8% Nevada 3,448 121.46 99.9% New Mexico 2,945 141.21 99.8% Oregon 6,590 165.99 100.0% Utah 6,865 233.29 99.9% Washington 10,474 148.33 100.0% Wyoming 1,259 215.5 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name WRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,051 142.69 99.8%
Arizona 8,901 132.22 100.0%
California 41,359 106.59 100.0%
Colorado 7,408 138.32 100.0%
Hawaii 1,529 107.72 99.9%
Idaho 3,295 201.59 99.9%
Montana 1,106 108.06 99.8%
Nevada 3,448 121.46 99.9%
New Mexico 2,945 141.21 99.8%
Oregon 6,590 165.99 100.0%
Utah 6,865 233.29 99.9%
Washington 10,474 148.33 100.0%
Wyoming 1,259 215.5 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,127 114.75 99.9% Maine 1,732 130.19 99.7% Massachusetts 6,957 103.14 99.9% New Hampshire 1,972 148.59 99.9% New Jersey 10,716 119.89 100.0% New York 20,040 101.49 100.0% Pennsylvania 15,235 119.14 100.0% Rhode Island 1,021 96.74 99.8% Vermont 1,321 210.84 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,127 114.75 99.9%
Maine 1,732 130.19 99.7%
Massachusetts 6,957 103.14 99.9%
New Hampshire 1,972 148.59 99.9%
New Jersey 10,716 119.89 100.0%
New York 20,040 101.49 100.0%
Pennsylvania 15,235 119.14 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,021 96.74 99.8%
Vermont 1,321 210.84 99.9%
South State Statistics Last-Names WRIGHT State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 13,309 274.45 100.0% Arkansas 7,354 247.93 99.9% Delaware 2,401 256.6 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 2,207 334.91 99.9% Florida 29,833 149.96 100.0% Georgia 25,812 255.63 100.0% Kentucky 11,032 249.96 100.0% Louisiana 5,902 126.93 99.9% Maryland 10,548 176.5 100.0% Mississippi 6,235 208.26 99.9% North Carolina 19,700 198.11 100.0% Oklahoma 8,386 216.23 99.9% South Carolina 12,707 262.94 100.0% Tennessee 17,258 263.5 100.0% Texas 45,075 167.21 100.0% Virginia 20,353 244.44 100.0% West Virginia 3,301 178.39 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name WRIGHT

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 13,309 274.45 100.0%
Arkansas 7,354 247.93 99.9%
Delaware 2,401 256.6 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 2,207 334.91 99.9%
Florida 29,833 149.96 100.0%
Georgia 25,812 255.63 100.0%
Kentucky 11,032 249.96 100.0%
Louisiana 5,902 126.93 99.9%
Maryland 10,548 176.5 100.0%
Mississippi 6,235 208.26 99.9%
North Carolina 19,700 198.11 100.0%
Oklahoma 8,386 216.23 99.9%
South Carolina 12,707 262.94 100.0%
Tennessee 17,258 263.5 100.0%
Texas 45,075 167.21 100.0%
Virginia 20,353 244.44 100.0%
West Virginia 3,301 178.39 99.9%
 

Full Names with WRIGHT as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WRIGHT. 1.95% of all the people named WRIGHT have this given name.

There are 8134 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WRIGHT

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WRIGHT 1.95%
2 David WRIGHT 1.77%
3 John WRIGHT 1.53%
4 Robert WRIGHT 1.36%
5 Mary WRIGHT 1.11%
6 Charles WRIGHT 1.11%
7 William WRIGHT 1.10%
8 Michael WRIGHT 1.07%
9 Barbara WRIGHT 0.88%
10 Richard WRIGHT 0.81%
11 Linda WRIGHT 0.73%
12 Donald WRIGHT 0.69%
13 Thomas WRIGHT 0.66%
14 Patricia WRIGHT 0.62%
15 Betty WRIGHT 0.57%
16 Kenneth WRIGHT 0.53%
17 Donna WRIGHT 0.50%
18 Elizabeth WRIGHT 0.50%
19 Gary WRIGHT 0.50%
20 George WRIGHT 0.49%

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