Last Names MURRAY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MURRAY is ranked as the 129th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 210,271.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 65.95 people named MURRAY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 89% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named MURRAY is 210,708, the rank is 123 and the proportion per 100k Americans named MURRAY is 66.14.

Last Names MURRAY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 210,271 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 129
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 66.0

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 210,708
  • National Rank 123
  • Proportion/100k 66.14

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MURRAY is 77.6% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 18.1% Black, 0.5% 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 MURRAY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 77.6% 63.9% 13.7%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 18.1% 12.3% 5.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
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 MURRAY is California where 18,884 people have this name.
  • Vermont is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MURRAY, as 137.01 in every 100,000 Vermontians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • Vermont 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 Hawaii (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names MURRAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 7,431 57.69 99.9% Indiana 3,918 59.39 99.8% Iowa 1,752 56.4 99.8% Kansas 1,878 64.66 99.7% Michigan 6,243 63 99.9% Minnesota 2,545 46.64 99.9% Missouri 1,669 55.73 99.2% Nebraska 894 47.49 99.6% North Dakota 306 41.32 98.8% Ohio 7,714 66.54 99.9% South Dakota 433 50.79 99.3% Wisconsin 2,507 43.55 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MURRAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 7,431 57.69 99.9%
Indiana 3,918 59.39 99.8%
Iowa 1,752 56.4 99.8%
Kansas 1,878 64.66 99.7%
Michigan 6,243 63 99.9%
Minnesota 2,545 46.64 99.9%
Missouri 1,669 55.73 99.2%
Nebraska 894 47.49 99.6%
North Dakota 306 41.32 98.8%
Ohio 7,714 66.54 99.9%
South Dakota 433 50.79 99.3%
Wisconsin 2,507 43.55 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names MURRAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 478 64.86 99.2% Arizona 4,002 59.45 99.9% California 18,884 48.67 99.9% Colorado 3,201 59.77 99.9% Hawaii 578 40.71 99.4% Idaho 1,015 62.1 99.6% Montana 745 72.81 99.7% Nevada 1,843 64.93 99.8% New Mexico 916 43.92 99.3% Oregon 2,513 63.3 99.8% Utah 2,145 72.88 99.7% Washington 4,663 66.04 99.9% Wyoming 392 67.05 99.3%

West States
State stats for the first name MURRAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 478 64.86 99.2%
Arizona 4,002 59.45 99.9%
California 18,884 48.67 99.9%
Colorado 3,201 59.77 99.9%
Hawaii 578 40.71 99.4%
Idaho 1,015 62.1 99.6%
Montana 745 72.81 99.7%
Nevada 1,843 64.93 99.8%
New Mexico 916 43.92 99.3%
Oregon 2,513 63.3 99.8%
Utah 2,145 72.88 99.7%
Washington 4,663 66.04 99.9%
Wyoming 392 67.05 99.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names MURRAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,677 74.42 99.9% Maine 1,426 107.22 99.6% Massachusetts 6,592 97.73 99.9% New Hampshire 1,607 121.13 99.9% New Jersey 7,610 85.14 100.0% New York 17,800 90.14 100.0% Pennsylvania 10,899 85.23 100.0% Rhode Island 839 79.47 99.7% Vermont 858 137.01 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MURRAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,677 74.42 99.9%
Maine 1,426 107.22 99.6%
Massachusetts 6,592 97.73 99.9%
New Hampshire 1,607 121.13 99.9%
New Jersey 7,610 85.14 100.0%
New York 17,800 90.14 100.0%
Pennsylvania 10,899 85.23 100.0%
Rhode Island 839 79.47 99.7%
Vermont 858 137.01 99.9%
South State Statistics Last-Names MURRAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,044 62.78 99.6% Arkansas 1,826 61.55 99.5% Delaware 1,188 126.97 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 619 93.95 99.5% Florida 14,215 71.45 100.0% Georgia 8,157 80.78 99.9% Kentucky 2,055 46.56 99.4% Louisiana 2,686 57.77 99.6% Maryland 5,180 86.67 99.9% Mississippi 1,669 55.73 99.2% North Carolina 9,156 92.08 99.9% Oklahoma 2,957 76.24 99.7% South Carolina 4,108 85.01 99.8% Tennessee 4,242 64.77 99.8% Texas 14,389 53.38 99.9% Virginia 6,042 72.57 99.9% West Virginia 1,118 60.45 99.1%

South States
State stats for the first name MURRAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,044 62.78 99.6%
Arkansas 1,826 61.55 99.5%
Delaware 1,188 126.97 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 619 93.95 99.5%
Florida 14,215 71.45 100.0%
Georgia 8,157 80.78 99.9%
Kentucky 2,055 46.56 99.4%
Louisiana 2,686 57.77 99.6%
Maryland 5,180 86.67 99.9%
Mississippi 1,669 55.73 99.2%
North Carolina 9,156 92.08 99.9%
Oklahoma 2,957 76.24 99.7%
South Carolina 4,108 85.01 99.8%
Tennessee 4,242 64.77 99.8%
Texas 14,389 53.38 99.9%
Virginia 6,042 72.57 99.9%
West Virginia 1,118 60.45 99.1%
 

Full Names with MURRAY as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James MURRAY. 2.36% of all the people named MURRAY have this given name.

There are 4356 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MURRAY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James MURRAY 2.36%
2 John MURRAY 2.30%
3 Michael MURRAY 1.96%
4 Robert MURRAY 1.59%
5 David MURRAY 1.54%
6 William MURRAY 1.31%
7 Mary MURRAY 1.31%
8 Thomas MURRAY 1.00%
9 Barbara MURRAY 0.94%
10 Charles MURRAY 0.93%
11 Richard MURRAY 0.84%
12 Patricia MURRAY 0.80%
13 Joseph MURRAY 0.78%
14 Brian MURRAY 0.72%
15 Donald MURRAY 0.71%
16 Daniel MURRAY 0.68%
17 Elizabeth MURRAY 0.66%
18 Kevin MURRAY 0.65%
19 Linda MURRAY 0.64%
20 Edward MURRAY 0.59%