First Names NELSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • NELSON is ranked as the 579th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 86,435.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 27.11 people named NELSON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 86% 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 NELSON is 52,014.
  • The SSA data also shows that NELSON is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names NELSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 86,435 +/-1.2%
  • National Rank 579
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 27.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 52,014
  • National Rank 788
  • Percentile Rank 99.15%
  • Proportion/100k 16.31

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name NELSON is 50.7% White, 32.8% Hispanic origin, 9.1% Black, 5.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 NELSON have a higher likelyhood of being Hispanic origin and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 50.7% 63.9% -13.2%
Hispanic origin 32.8% 16.3% 16.5%
Black 9.1% 12.3% -3.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5.4% 4.9% 0.5%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
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 NELSON is California where 12,030 people have this name.
  • Hawaii is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named NELSON, as 56.83 in every 100,000 Hawaiians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Hawaii 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 South 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 First-Names NELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 2,077 16.13 98.6% Indiana 1,104 16.74 97.7% Iowa 331 10.65 96.5% Kansas 316 10.9 94.2% Michigan 2,138 21.57 99.2% Minnesota 634 11.61 97.9% Missouri 525 17.54 96.3% Nebraska 171 9.08 91.6% North Dakota 96 13.05 84.8% Ohio 1,887 16.28 98.4% South Dakota 35 4.15 74.4% Wisconsin 616 10.7 97.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name NELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 2,077 16.13 98.6%
Indiana 1,104 16.74 97.7%
Iowa 331 10.65 96.5%
Kansas 316 10.9 94.2%
Michigan 2,138 21.57 99.2%
Minnesota 634 11.61 97.9%
Missouri 525 17.54 96.3%
Nebraska 171 9.08 91.6%
North Dakota 96 13.05 84.8%
Ohio 1,887 16.28 98.4%
South Dakota 35 4.15 74.4%
Wisconsin 616 10.7 97.7%
West State Statistics First-Names NELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 80 10.81 81.4% Arizona 973 14.45 96.9% California 12,030 31 99.6% Colorado 790 14.75 96.9% Hawaii 807 56.83 98.2% Idaho 195 11.94 91.6% Montana 78 7.66 84.4% Nevada 770 27.13 96.9% New Mexico 384 18.42 93.6% Oregon 446 11.23 95.6% Utah 538 18.29 95.6% Washington 1,231 17.43 98.5% Wyoming 93 15.96 84.7%

West States
State stats for the first name NELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 80 10.81 81.4%
Arizona 973 14.45 96.9%
California 12,030 31 99.6%
Colorado 790 14.75 96.9%
Hawaii 807 56.83 98.2%
Idaho 195 11.94 91.6%
Montana 78 7.66 84.4%
Nevada 770 27.13 96.9%
New Mexico 384 18.42 93.6%
Oregon 446 11.23 95.6%
Utah 538 18.29 95.6%
Washington 1,231 17.43 98.5%
Wyoming 93 15.96 84.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names NELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,433 39.85 98.3% Maine 346 26.04 93.4% Massachusetts 2,360 34.98 98.5% New Hampshire 168 12.68 91.3% New Jersey 3,628 40.59 99.0% New York 7,296 36.95 99.6% Pennsylvania 2,809 21.97 98.8% Rhode Island 501 47.51 96.3% Vermont 200 31.91 94.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name NELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,433 39.85 98.3%
Maine 346 26.04 93.4%
Massachusetts 2,360 34.98 98.5%
New Hampshire 168 12.68 91.3%
New Jersey 3,628 40.59 99.0%
New York 7,296 36.95 99.6%
Pennsylvania 2,809 21.97 98.8%
Rhode Island 501 47.51 96.3%
Vermont 200 31.91 94.1%
South State Statistics First-Names NELSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 948 19.54 97.5% Arkansas 442 14.9 95.7% Delaware 263 28.13 97.0% Dist. of Columbia 204 30.95 96.0% Florida 11,034 55.47 99.7% Georgia 1,957 19.38 98.7% Kentucky 920 20.85 97.0% Louisiana 1,340 28.81 97.8% Maryland 1,898 31.76 98.9% Mississippi 525 17.54 96.3% North Carolina 3,467 34.86 99.2% Oklahoma 477 12.31 95.7% South Carolina 993 20.55 97.6% Tennessee 1,115 17.02 97.9% Texas 6,790 25.19 99.4% Virginia 3,221 38.68 99.0% West Virginia 391 21.13 93.5%

South States
State stats for the first name NELSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 948 19.54 97.5%
Arkansas 442 14.9 95.7%
Delaware 263 28.13 97.0%
Dist. of Columbia 204 30.95 96.0%
Florida 11,034 55.47 99.7%
Georgia 1,957 19.38 98.7%
Kentucky 920 20.85 97.0%
Louisiana 1,340 28.81 97.8%
Maryland 1,898 31.76 98.9%
Mississippi 525 17.54 96.3%
North Carolina 3,467 34.86 99.2%
Oklahoma 477 12.31 95.7%
South Carolina 993 20.55 97.6%
Tennessee 1,115 17.02 97.9%
Texas 6,790 25.19 99.4%
Virginia 3,221 38.68 99.0%
West Virginia 391 21.13 93.5%
 

Full Names with NELSON as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is NELSON Rodriguez. 1.07% of all the people named NELSON have this family name.

There are 7634 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name NELSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 NELSON Rodriguez 1.07%
2 NELSON Gonzalez 0.73%
3 NELSON Hernandez 0.71%
4 NELSON Garcia 0.71%
5 NELSON Martinez 0.62%
6 NELSON Perez 0.57%
7 NELSON Rivera 0.57%
8 NELSON Lopez 0.54%
9 NELSON Smith 0.53%
10 NELSON Diaz 0.46%
11 NELSON Lee 0.42%
12 NELSON Thomas 0.37%
13 NELSON Johnson 0.37%
14 NELSON Torres 0.37%
15 NELSON Cruz 0.35%
16 NELSON Miller 0.34%
17 NELSON Brown 0.34%
18 NELSON Ramirez 0.34%
19 NELSON Morales 0.32%
20 NELSON Jones 0.31%