First Names WILSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WILSON is ranked as the 3333rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 4,653.
  • This name is in the 98th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 1.46 people named WILSON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 99% 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 WILSON is 25,736.
  • The SSA data also shows that WILSON is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names WILSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 4,653 +/-5.2%
  • National Rank 3,333
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 1.5

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 25,736
  • National Rank 1,235
  • Percentile Rank 98.67%
  • Proportion/100k 8.07

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WILSON is 68.8% White, 9.4% Hispanic origin, 17.5% Black, 1.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.8% 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:
  • English surname
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Originating in England surname
  • Common Norwegian surname - SSB Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 68.8% 63.9% 4.9%
Hispanic origin 9.4% 16.3% -6.9%
Black 17.5% 12.3% 5.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.9% -3.0%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WILSON is Texas where 420 people have this name.
  • Louisiana is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WILSON, as 4.47 in every 100,000 Louisianans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 97th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Louisiana 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 15 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Nebraska (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 18 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 142 1.1 93.1% Indiana 66 1 89.4% Iowa 25 0.8 86.2% Kansas 14 0.48 68.6% Michigan 121 1.22 95.6% Minnesota 28 0.52 87.9% Missouri 106 3.55 91.3% Nebraska 7 0.35 53.9% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 60 0.52 88.8% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 23 0.4 86.1%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 142 1.1 93.1%
Indiana 66 1 89.4%
Iowa 25 0.8 86.2%
Kansas 14 0.48 68.6%
Michigan 121 1.22 95.6%
Minnesota 28 0.52 87.9%
Missouri 106 3.55 91.3%
Nebraska 7 0.35 53.9%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 60 0.52 88.8%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 23 0.4 86.1%
West State Statistics First-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 76 1.13 87.0% California 361 0.93 95.9% Colorado 27 0.5 78.6% Hawaii 30 2.12 82.7% Idaho 55 3.34 83.5% Montana 0 0 0.0% Nevada 18 0.65 70.6% New Mexico 30 1.42 74.8% Oregon 29 0.74 78.5% Utah 33 1.13 78.1% Washington 80 1.13 92.3% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 76 1.13 87.0%
California 361 0.93 95.9%
Colorado 27 0.5 78.6%
Hawaii 30 2.12 82.7%
Idaho 55 3.34 83.5%
Montana 0 0 0.0%
Nevada 18 0.65 70.6%
New Mexico 30 1.42 74.8%
Oregon 29 0.74 78.5%
Utah 33 1.13 78.1%
Washington 80 1.13 92.3%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 35 0.96 82.7% Maine 10 0.77 55.1% Massachusetts 24 0.36 72.1% New Hampshire 0 0 0.0% New Jersey 73 0.82 87.3% New York 246 1.25 96.0% Pennsylvania 147 1.15 93.6% Rhode Island 18 1.73 73.2% Vermont 8 1.25 67.5%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 35 0.96 82.7%
Maine 10 0.77 55.1%
Massachusetts 24 0.36 72.1%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.0%
New Jersey 73 0.82 87.3%
New York 246 1.25 96.0%
Pennsylvania 147 1.15 93.6%
Rhode Island 18 1.73 73.2%
Vermont 8 1.25 67.5%
South State Statistics First-Names WILSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 178 3.67 94.0% Arkansas 90 3.02 90.0% Delaware 14 1.52 83.0% Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 85.6% Florida 365 1.83 97.4% Georgia 272 2.7 95.8% Kentucky 130 2.94 91.6% Louisiana 208 4.47 93.9% Maryland 86 1.43 92.2% Mississippi 106 3.55 91.3% North Carolina 226 2.28 96.5% Oklahoma 100 2.57 89.9% South Carolina 185 3.83 93.8% Tennessee 206 3.15 94.9% Texas 420 1.56 97.1% Virginia 209 2.52 94.8% West Virginia 27 1.47 74.6%

South States
State stats for the first name WILSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 178 3.67 94.0%
Arkansas 90 3.02 90.0%
Delaware 14 1.52 83.0%
Dist. of Columbia 29 4.42 85.6%
Florida 365 1.83 97.4%
Georgia 272 2.7 95.8%
Kentucky 130 2.94 91.6%
Louisiana 208 4.47 93.9%
Maryland 86 1.43 92.2%
Mississippi 106 3.55 91.3%
North Carolina 226 2.28 96.5%
Oklahoma 100 2.57 89.9%
South Carolina 185 3.83 93.8%
Tennessee 206 3.15 94.9%
Texas 420 1.56 97.1%
Virginia 209 2.52 94.8%
West Virginia 27 1.47 74.6%
 

Full Names with WILSON as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is WILSON Ward. 2.59% of all the people named WILSON have this family name.

There are 554 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WILSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 WILSON Ward 2.59%
2 WILSON Reed 2.10%
3 WILSON Davis 1.40%
4 WILSON Williams 1.40%
5 WILSON Jones 1.20%
6 WILSON Price 1.10%
7 WILSON Brown 1.00%
8 WILSON Harris 1.00%
9 WILSON King 1.00%
10 WILSON Smith 1.00%
11 WILSON Bailey 0.80%
12 WILSON Evans 0.80%
13 WILSON Parker 0.80%
14 WILSON Foster 0.70%
15 WILSON Lopez 0.70%
16 WILSON Rodriguez 0.70%
17 WILSON Walker 0.70%
18 WILSON Ford 0.60%
19 WILSON Henderson 0.60%
20 WILSON Palmer 0.60%

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