Last Names WATSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WATSON is ranked as the 79th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 271,985.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 85.3 people named WATSON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named WATSON is 286,306, the rank is 76 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WATSON is 89.87.

Last Names WATSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 271,985 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 79
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 85.3

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 286,306
  • National Rank 76
  • Proportion/100k 89.87

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WATSON is 68.6% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 26.9% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% 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 WATSON have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 68.6% 63.9% 4.7%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 26.9% 12.3% 14.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.7% 1.8% -0.1%
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 WATSON is Texas where 28,091 people have this name.
  • Arkansas is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WATSON, as 168.45 in every 100,000 Arkansans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Arkansas 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 North 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 Last-Names WATSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 8,544 66.33 99.9% Indiana 6,143 93.12 99.9% Iowa 1,725 55.52 99.8% Kansas 2,067 71.19 99.8% Michigan 7,795 78.66 100.0% Minnesota 2,100 38.49 99.8% Missouri 4,228 141.21 99.8% Nebraska 1,557 82.76 99.8% North Dakota 233 31.54 98.2% Ohio 9,887 85.27 100.0% South Dakota 336 39.39 99.0% Wisconsin 1,966 34.15 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WATSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 8,544 66.33 99.9%
Indiana 6,143 93.12 99.9%
Iowa 1,725 55.52 99.8%
Kansas 2,067 71.19 99.8%
Michigan 7,795 78.66 100.0%
Minnesota 2,100 38.49 99.8%
Missouri 4,228 141.21 99.8%
Nebraska 1,557 82.76 99.8%
North Dakota 233 31.54 98.2%
Ohio 9,887 85.27 100.0%
South Dakota 336 39.39 99.0%
Wisconsin 1,966 34.15 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names WATSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 701 95.12 99.6% Arizona 5,068 75.29 99.9% California 21,617 55.71 100.0% Colorado 4,113 76.79 99.9% Hawaii 813 57.26 99.7% Idaho 1,647 100.79 99.8% Montana 808 78.94 99.7% Nevada 2,054 72.36 99.8% New Mexico 1,340 64.23 99.6% Oregon 3,470 87.41 99.9% Utah 2,120 72.04 99.7% Washington 5,268 74.6 99.9% Wyoming 587 100.57 99.6%

West States
State stats for the first name WATSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 701 95.12 99.6%
Arizona 5,068 75.29 99.9%
California 21,617 55.71 100.0%
Colorado 4,113 76.79 99.9%
Hawaii 813 57.26 99.7%
Idaho 1,647 100.79 99.8%
Montana 808 78.94 99.7%
Nevada 2,054 72.36 99.8%
New Mexico 1,340 64.23 99.6%
Oregon 3,470 87.41 99.9%
Utah 2,120 72.04 99.7%
Washington 5,268 74.6 99.9%
Wyoming 587 100.57 99.6%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WATSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,616 72.74 99.9% Maine 1,416 106.45 99.6% Massachusetts 4,658 69.06 99.9% New Hampshire 962 72.53 99.6% New Jersey 6,057 67.76 99.9% New York 9,298 47.09 99.9% Pennsylvania 8,466 66.21 100.0% Rhode Island 620 58.74 99.5% Vermont 384 61.31 99.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WATSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,616 72.74 99.9%
Maine 1,416 106.45 99.6%
Massachusetts 4,658 69.06 99.9%
New Hampshire 962 72.53 99.6%
New Jersey 6,057 67.76 99.9%
New York 9,298 47.09 99.9%
Pennsylvania 8,466 66.21 100.0%
Rhode Island 620 58.74 99.5%
Vermont 384 61.31 99.4%
South State Statistics Last-Names WATSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 7,490 154.46 99.9% Arkansas 4,997 168.45 99.9% Delaware 1,512 161.56 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 1,063 161.38 99.8% Florida 18,255 91.76 100.0% Georgia 14,584 144.44 100.0% Kentucky 4,712 106.77 99.8% Louisiana 5,232 112.52 99.8% Maryland 5,597 93.65 99.9% Mississippi 4,228 141.21 99.8% North Carolina 14,750 148.33 100.0% Oklahoma 4,303 110.96 99.9% South Carolina 7,538 155.98 99.9% Tennessee 11,024 168.32 99.9% Texas 28,091 104.21 100.0% Virginia 7,928 95.21 99.9% West Virginia 1,873 101.24 99.6%

South States
State stats for the first name WATSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 7,490 154.46 99.9%
Arkansas 4,997 168.45 99.9%
Delaware 1,512 161.56 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 1,063 161.38 99.8%
Florida 18,255 91.76 100.0%
Georgia 14,584 144.44 100.0%
Kentucky 4,712 106.77 99.8%
Louisiana 5,232 112.52 99.8%
Maryland 5,597 93.65 99.9%
Mississippi 4,228 141.21 99.8%
North Carolina 14,750 148.33 100.0%
Oklahoma 4,303 110.96 99.9%
South Carolina 7,538 155.98 99.9%
Tennessee 11,024 168.32 99.9%
Texas 28,091 104.21 100.0%
Virginia 7,928 95.21 99.9%
West Virginia 1,873 101.24 99.6%
 

Full Names with WATSON as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WATSON. 2.14% of all the people named WATSON have this given name.

There are 5957 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WATSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WATSON 2.14%
2 David WATSON 1.64%
3 John WATSON 1.60%
4 Robert WATSON 1.45%
5 Mary WATSON 1.10%
6 William WATSON 1.09%
7 Michael WATSON 1.07%
8 Charles WATSON 1.04%
9 Barbara WATSON 0.87%
10 Linda WATSON 0.75%
11 Richard WATSON 0.74%
12 Thomas WATSON 0.70%
13 Donald WATSON 0.64%
14 Brian WATSON 0.59%
15 Patricia WATSON 0.59%
16 Betty WATSON 0.58%
17 Carol WATSON 0.52%
18 Jennifer WATSON 0.52%
19 George WATSON 0.50%
20 Karen WATSON 0.50%

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