Last Names MAY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MAY is ranked as the 197th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 158,949.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 49.85 people named MAY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 81% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named MAY is 120,136, the rank is 270 and the proportion per 100k Americans named MAY is 37.71.

Last Names MAY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 158,949 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 197
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 49.9

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 120,136
  • National Rank 270
  • Proportion/100k 37.71

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MAY is 85.5% White, 2.0% Hispanic origin, 9.4% Black, 0.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% 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 MAY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 85.5% 63.9% 21.6%
Hispanic origin 2.0% 16.3% -14.3%
Black 9.4% 12.3% -2.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.9% 4.9% -4.0%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
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 MAY is California where 14,217 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MAY, as 133.22 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Mississippi 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 Rhode Island (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 MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,331 49.15 99.9% Indiana 4,995 75.72 99.9% Iowa 1,543 49.67 99.8% Kansas 1,842 63.45 99.7% Michigan 5,797 58.5 99.9% Minnesota 2,108 38.63 99.9% Missouri 3,989 133.22 99.7% Nebraska 834 44.35 99.6% North Dakota 169 22.84 97.0% Ohio 7,626 65.78 99.9% South Dakota 424 49.75 99.3% Wisconsin 2,225 38.65 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,331 49.15 99.9%
Indiana 4,995 75.72 99.9%
Iowa 1,543 49.67 99.8%
Kansas 1,842 63.45 99.7%
Michigan 5,797 58.5 99.9%
Minnesota 2,108 38.63 99.9%
Missouri 3,989 133.22 99.7%
Nebraska 834 44.35 99.6%
North Dakota 169 22.84 97.0%
Ohio 7,626 65.78 99.9%
South Dakota 424 49.75 99.3%
Wisconsin 2,225 38.65 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 494 67.02 99.3% Arizona 2,885 42.86 99.8% California 14,217 36.64 99.9% Colorado 3,025 56.49 99.9% Hawaii 343 24.17 98.9% Idaho 843 51.59 99.5% Montana 455 44.45 99.3% Nevada 1,367 48.13 99.7% New Mexico 886 42.5 99.3% Oregon 2,448 61.65 99.8% Utah 1,598 54.31 99.5% Washington 3,548 50.25 99.9% Wyoming 354 60.66 99.2%

West States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 494 67.02 99.3%
Arizona 2,885 42.86 99.8%
California 14,217 36.64 99.9%
Colorado 3,025 56.49 99.9%
Hawaii 343 24.17 98.9%
Idaho 843 51.59 99.5%
Montana 455 44.45 99.3%
Nevada 1,367 48.13 99.7%
New Mexico 886 42.5 99.3%
Oregon 2,448 61.65 99.8%
Utah 1,598 54.31 99.5%
Washington 3,548 50.25 99.9%
Wyoming 354 60.66 99.2%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 924 25.69 99.6% Maine 438 32.93 98.1% Massachusetts 1,703 25.24 99.5% New Hampshire 467 35.21 98.9% New Jersey 1,949 21.81 99.7% New York 6,921 35.05 99.9% Pennsylvania 6,300 49.27 99.9% Rhode Island 182 17.28 97.2% Vermont 247 39.41 98.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 924 25.69 99.6%
Maine 438 32.93 98.1%
Massachusetts 1,703 25.24 99.5%
New Hampshire 467 35.21 98.9%
New Jersey 1,949 21.81 99.7%
New York 6,921 35.05 99.9%
Pennsylvania 6,300 49.27 99.9%
Rhode Island 182 17.28 97.2%
Vermont 247 39.41 98.8%
South State Statistics Last-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 4,262 87.89 99.7% Arkansas 3,210 108.2 99.8% Delaware 398 42.58 99.5% Dist. of Columbia 262 39.79 98.6% Florida 8,965 45.07 99.9% Georgia 5,123 50.74 99.8% Kentucky 4,673 105.89 99.8% Louisiana 3,309 71.17 99.7% Maryland 2,819 47.16 99.8% Mississippi 3,989 133.22 99.7% North Carolina 5,859 58.92 99.9% Oklahoma 1,952 50.34 99.6% South Carolina 1,474 30.51 99.3% Tennessee 4,500 68.71 99.8% Texas 14,071 52.2 99.9% Virginia 4,707 56.53 99.9% West Virginia 1,191 64.38 99.2%

South States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 4,262 87.89 99.7%
Arkansas 3,210 108.2 99.8%
Delaware 398 42.58 99.5%
Dist. of Columbia 262 39.79 98.6%
Florida 8,965 45.07 99.9%
Georgia 5,123 50.74 99.8%
Kentucky 4,673 105.89 99.8%
Louisiana 3,309 71.17 99.7%
Maryland 2,819 47.16 99.8%
Mississippi 3,989 133.22 99.7%
North Carolina 5,859 58.92 99.9%
Oklahoma 1,952 50.34 99.6%
South Carolina 1,474 30.51 99.3%
Tennessee 4,500 68.71 99.8%
Texas 14,071 52.2 99.9%
Virginia 4,707 56.53 99.9%
West Virginia 1,191 64.38 99.2%
 

Full Names with MAY as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James MAY. 2.04% of all the people named MAY have this given name.

There are 3727 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MAY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James MAY 2.04%
2 John MAY 1.78%
3 David MAY 1.62%
4 Robert MAY 1.61%
5 Michael MAY 1.48%
6 Mary MAY 1.20%
7 William MAY 1.16%
8 Charles MAY 0.95%
9 Richard MAY 0.91%
10 Barbara MAY 0.84%
11 Donald MAY 0.78%
12 Patricia MAY 0.73%
13 Linda MAY 0.72%
14 Thomas MAY 0.68%
15 Susan MAY 0.62%
16 Carol MAY 0.58%
17 Daniel MAY 0.58%
18 Brian MAY 0.58%
19 Christopher MAY 0.55%
20 Karen MAY 0.55%