Last Names WU

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WU is ranked as the 462nd most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 77,162.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 24.2 people named WU 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 WU is 54,095, the rank is 683 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WU is 16.98.

Last Names WU
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 77,162 +/-1.3%
  • National Rank 462
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 24.2

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 54,095
  • National Rank 683
  • Proportion/100k 16.98

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WU is 43.9% White, 25.9% Hispanic origin, 11.7% Black, 15.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.4% Two or More Races, and 0.3% 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 WU have a higher likelyhood of being Hispanic origin or Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 43.9% 63.9% -20.0%
Hispanic origin 25.9% 16.3% 9.6%
Black 11.7% 12.3% -0.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 15.8% 4.9% 10.9%
Two or more races 2.4% 1.8% 0.6%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.7% -0.4%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WU is California where 37,038 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WU, as 95.45 in every 100,000 Californians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • California 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 5 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Montana (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 WU State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 2,077 16.13 99.7% Indiana 324 4.91 97.1% Iowa 117 3.77 94.2% Kansas 141 4.84 94.3% Michigan 1,090 10.99 99.5% Minnesota 367 6.73 98.5% Missouri 86 2.89 88.9% Nebraska 125 6.63 94.8% North Dakota 16 2.17 62.3% Ohio 790 6.81 98.8% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 217 3.77 97.1%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WU

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 2,077 16.13 99.7%
Indiana 324 4.91 97.1%
Iowa 117 3.77 94.2%
Kansas 141 4.84 94.3%
Michigan 1,090 10.99 99.5%
Minnesota 367 6.73 98.5%
Missouri 86 2.89 88.9%
Nebraska 125 6.63 94.8%
North Dakota 16 2.17 62.3%
Ohio 790 6.81 98.8%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 217 3.77 97.1%
West State Statistics Last-Names WU State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 16 2.16 63.0% Arizona 567 8.42 98.8% California 37,038 95.45 100.0% Colorado 378 7.06 98.4% Hawaii 644 45.38 99.5% Idaho 62 3.82 90.0% Montana 16 1.53 69.2% Nevada 752 26.49 99.4% New Mexico 108 5.2 94.0% Oregon 716 18.03 99.2% Utah 174 5.91 94.2% Washington 2,274 32.2 99.8% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name WU

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 16 2.16 63.0%
Arizona 567 8.42 98.8%
California 37,038 95.45 100.0%
Colorado 378 7.06 98.4%
Hawaii 644 45.38 99.5%
Idaho 62 3.82 90.0%
Montana 16 1.53 69.2%
Nevada 752 26.49 99.4%
New Mexico 108 5.2 94.0%
Oregon 716 18.03 99.2%
Utah 174 5.91 94.2%
Washington 2,274 32.2 99.8%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WU State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 371 10.32 98.6% Maine 41 3.06 83.9% Massachusetts 1,253 18.57 99.3% New Hampshire 84 6.34 93.2% New Jersey 1,814 20.29 99.7% New York 10,243 51.87 100.0% Pennsylvania 1,238 9.68 99.4% Rhode Island 46 4.32 87.6% Vermont 24 3.75 86.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WU

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 371 10.32 98.6%
Maine 41 3.06 83.9%
Massachusetts 1,253 18.57 99.3%
New Hampshire 84 6.34 93.2%
New Jersey 1,814 20.29 99.7%
New York 10,243 51.87 100.0%
Pennsylvania 1,238 9.68 99.4%
Rhode Island 46 4.32 87.6%
Vermont 24 3.75 86.9%
South State Statistics Last-Names WU State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 247 5.09 95.0% Arkansas 70 2.38 88.6% Delaware 135 14.45 98.1% Dist. of Columbia 102 15.47 96.4% Florida 1,698 8.53 99.6% Georgia 1,032 10.22 98.9% Kentucky 110 2.5 90.8% Louisiana 147 3.17 92.4% Maryland 1,698 28.41 99.7% Mississippi 86 2.89 88.9% North Carolina 778 7.83 98.6% Oklahoma 178 4.59 94.4% South Carolina 154 3.19 94.9% Tennessee 248 3.78 96.0% Texas 4,796 17.79 99.7% Virginia 1,388 16.67 99.4% West Virginia 55 2.95 84.3%

South States
State stats for the first name WU

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 247 5.09 95.0%
Arkansas 70 2.38 88.6%
Delaware 135 14.45 98.1%
Dist. of Columbia 102 15.47 96.4%
Florida 1,698 8.53 99.6%
Georgia 1,032 10.22 98.9%
Kentucky 110 2.5 90.8%
Louisiana 147 3.17 92.4%
Maryland 1,698 28.41 99.7%
Mississippi 86 2.89 88.9%
North Carolina 778 7.83 98.6%
Oklahoma 178 4.59 94.4%
South Carolina 154 3.19 94.9%
Tennessee 248 3.78 96.0%
Texas 4,796 17.79 99.7%
Virginia 1,388 16.67 99.4%
West Virginia 55 2.95 84.3%
 

Full Names with WU as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is David WU. 1.10% of all the people named WU have this given name.

There are 3868 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WU

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 David WU 1.10%
2 Wei WU 1.08%
3 Jian WU 0.83%
4 Mei WU 0.82%
5 Li WU 0.78%
6 John WU 0.73%
7 James WU 0.71%
8 Yu WU 0.66%
9 Ming WU 0.61%
10 Chen WU 0.61%
11 Hui WU 0.61%
12 Michael WU 0.57%
13 Yan WU 0.54%
14 Jennifer WU 0.54%
15 Ching WU 0.52%
16 Peter WU 0.51%
17 Wen WU 0.51%
18 Cheng WU 0.48%
19 Chun WU 0.46%
20 Jin WU 0.46%

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