First Names LAURENCE

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • LAURENCE is ranked as the 928th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 40,596.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 12.73 people named LAURENCE for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 91% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named LAURENCE is 21,738.
  • The SSA data also shows that LAURENCE is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names LAURENCE
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 40,596 +/-1.8%
  • National Rank 928
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 12.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 21,738
  • National Rank 1,362
  • Percentile Rank 98.53%
  • Proportion/100k 6.82

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name LAURENCE is 82.2% White, 3.5% Hispanic origin, 10.3% Black, 2.1% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.6% 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 LAURENCE have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name LAURENCE is included in the following name catgories:
  • French feminine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English masculine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 82.2% 63.9% 18.3%
Hispanic origin 3.5% 16.3% -12.8%
Black 10.3% 12.3% -2.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.1% 4.9% -2.8%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6% 0.7% -0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named LAURENCE is California where 6,897 people have this name.
  • New York is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named LAURENCE, as 22.59 in every 100,000 New Yorkers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • New York 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 20 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Mississippi (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 3 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names LAURENCE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,867 14.5 98.5% Indiana 396 6 95.9% Iowa 336 10.81 96.5% Kansas 288 9.93 93.8% Michigan 1,557 15.71 99.0% Minnesota 758 13.89 98.1% Missouri 80 2.66 89.7% Nebraska 177 9.43 91.8% North Dakota 80 10.87 83.0% Ohio 916 7.9 97.6% South Dakota 88 10.36 83.3% Wisconsin 701 12.18 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name LAURENCE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,867 14.5 98.5%
Indiana 396 6 95.9%
Iowa 336 10.81 96.5%
Kansas 288 9.93 93.8%
Michigan 1,557 15.71 99.0%
Minnesota 758 13.89 98.1%
Missouri 80 2.66 89.7%
Nebraska 177 9.43 91.8%
North Dakota 80 10.87 83.0%
Ohio 916 7.9 97.6%
South Dakota 88 10.36 83.3%
Wisconsin 701 12.18 97.8%
West State Statistics First-Names LAURENCE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 96 12.97 83.1% Arizona 1,007 14.96 96.9% California 6,897 17.78 99.4% Colorado 750 14 96.8% Hawaii 217 15.27 95.2% Idaho 156 9.55 90.5% Montana 173 16.86 89.8% Nevada 431 15.18 95.5% New Mexico 295 14.17 92.6% Oregon 694 17.48 96.7% Utah 240 8.16 92.7% Washington 1,358 19.23 98.6% Wyoming 84 14.37 83.7%

West States
State stats for the first name LAURENCE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 96 12.97 83.1%
Arizona 1,007 14.96 96.9%
California 6,897 17.78 99.4%
Colorado 750 14 96.8%
Hawaii 217 15.27 95.2%
Idaho 156 9.55 90.5%
Montana 173 16.86 89.8%
Nevada 431 15.18 95.5%
New Mexico 295 14.17 92.6%
Oregon 694 17.48 96.7%
Utah 240 8.16 92.7%
Washington 1,358 19.23 98.6%
Wyoming 84 14.37 83.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names LAURENCE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 397 11.04 96.1% Maine 112 8.42 87.6% Massachusetts 864 12.8 97.2% New Hampshire 187 14.08 91.7% New Jersey 980 10.96 97.8% New York 4,462 22.59 99.4% Pennsylvania 1,386 10.84 98.2% Rhode Island 46 4.32 83.8% Vermont 137 21.9 92.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name LAURENCE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 397 11.04 96.1%
Maine 112 8.42 87.6%
Massachusetts 864 12.8 97.2%
New Hampshire 187 14.08 91.7%
New Jersey 980 10.96 97.8%
New York 4,462 22.59 99.4%
Pennsylvania 1,386 10.84 98.2%
Rhode Island 46 4.32 83.8%
Vermont 137 21.9 92.8%
South State Statistics First-Names LAURENCE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 155 3.2 93.5% Arkansas 141 4.75 92.1% Delaware 146 15.59 95.7% Dist. of Columbia 117 17.69 94.0% Florida 3,181 15.99 99.3% Georgia 709 7.02 97.7% Kentucky 194 4.41 93.1% Louisiana 375 8.07 95.5% Maryland 1,046 17.51 98.4% Mississippi 80 2.66 89.7% North Carolina 730 7.34 98.1% Oklahoma 271 6.98 94.1% South Carolina 352 7.28 95.7% Tennessee 335 5.12 96.1% Texas 1,779 6.6 98.7% Virginia 923 11.09 97.9% West Virginia 91 4.91 85.8%

South States
State stats for the first name LAURENCE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 155 3.2 93.5%
Arkansas 141 4.75 92.1%
Delaware 146 15.59 95.7%
Dist. of Columbia 117 17.69 94.0%
Florida 3,181 15.99 99.3%
Georgia 709 7.02 97.7%
Kentucky 194 4.41 93.1%
Louisiana 375 8.07 95.5%
Maryland 1,046 17.51 98.4%
Mississippi 80 2.66 89.7%
North Carolina 730 7.34 98.1%
Oklahoma 271 6.98 94.1%
South Carolina 352 7.28 95.7%
Tennessee 335 5.12 96.1%
Texas 1,779 6.6 98.7%
Virginia 923 11.09 97.9%
West Virginia 91 4.91 85.8%
 

Full Names with LAURENCE as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have LAURENCE as a first 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 LAURENCE.

The most popular full name is LAURENCE Smith. 0.89% of all the people named LAURENCE have this family name.

There are 5334 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name LAURENCE

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 LAURENCE Smith 0.89%
2 LAURENCE Miller 0.54%
3 LAURENCE Johnson 0.49%
4 LAURENCE Brown 0.43%
5 LAURENCE Jones 0.41%
6 LAURENCE Anderson 0.38%
7 LAURENCE Lee 0.33%
8 LAURENCE Davis 0.31%
9 LAURENCE King 0.30%
10 LAURENCE Williams 0.27%
11 LAURENCE Wilson 0.27%
12 LAURENCE Hall 0.26%
13 LAURENCE White 0.26%
14 LAURENCE Baker 0.23%
15 LAURENCE Allen 0.22%
16 LAURENCE Cohen 0.22%
17 LAURENCE Martin 0.22%
18 LAURENCE Thompson 0.22%
19 LAURENCE Clark 0.21%
20 LAURENCE Thomas 0.21%

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