Last Names WEST

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • WEST is ranked as the 78th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 276,708.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 86.78 people named WEST 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 WEST is 222,559, the rank is 115 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WEST is 69.86.

Last Names WEST
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 276,708 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 78
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 86.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 222,559
  • National Rank 115
  • Proportion/100k 69.86

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WEST is 77.7% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 17.8% Black, 0.4% 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 WEST have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 77.7% 63.9% 13.8%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 17.8% 12.3% 5.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
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 WEST is Texas where 26,198 people have this name.
  • Arkansas is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WEST, as 173.64 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 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 WEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 8,185 63.55 99.9% Indiana 6,781 102.79 99.9% Iowa 2,651 85.32 99.9% Kansas 2,616 90.08 99.9% Michigan 8,080 81.53 100.0% Minnesota 2,853 52.28 99.9% Missouri 4,933 164.74 99.8% Nebraska 1,472 78.22 99.8% North Dakota 314 42.41 98.9% Ohio 10,457 90.2 100.0% South Dakota 433 50.79 99.3% Wisconsin 3,058 53.12 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 8,185 63.55 99.9%
Indiana 6,781 102.79 99.9%
Iowa 2,651 85.32 99.9%
Kansas 2,616 90.08 99.9%
Michigan 8,080 81.53 100.0%
Minnesota 2,853 52.28 99.9%
Missouri 4,933 164.74 99.8%
Nebraska 1,472 78.22 99.8%
North Dakota 314 42.41 98.9%
Ohio 10,457 90.2 100.0%
South Dakota 433 50.79 99.3%
Wisconsin 3,058 53.12 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names WEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 924 125.39 99.7% Arizona 5,474 81.32 99.9% California 24,335 62.71 100.0% Colorado 4,477 83.6 99.9% Hawaii 566 39.87 99.4% Idaho 1,523 93.15 99.8% Montana 1,004 98.1 99.8% Nevada 2,146 75.59 99.9% New Mexico 1,822 87.37 99.7% Oregon 4,062 102.32 99.9% Utah 3,404 115.66 99.8% Washington 7,748 109.72 100.0% Wyoming 690 118.13 99.7%

West States
State stats for the first name WEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 924 125.39 99.7%
Arizona 5,474 81.32 99.9%
California 24,335 62.71 100.0%
Colorado 4,477 83.6 99.9%
Hawaii 566 39.87 99.4%
Idaho 1,523 93.15 99.8%
Montana 1,004 98.1 99.8%
Nevada 2,146 75.59 99.9%
New Mexico 1,822 87.37 99.7%
Oregon 4,062 102.32 99.9%
Utah 3,404 115.66 99.8%
Washington 7,748 109.72 100.0%
Wyoming 690 118.13 99.7%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,796 49.93 99.8% Maine 835 62.8 99.2% Massachusetts 3,394 50.31 99.8% New Hampshire 860 64.79 99.6% New Jersey 3,690 41.29 99.9% New York 9,310 47.15 99.9% Pennsylvania 6,960 54.43 99.9% Rhode Island 410 38.87 99.1% Vermont 510 81.33 99.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,796 49.93 99.8%
Maine 835 62.8 99.2%
Massachusetts 3,394 50.31 99.8%
New Hampshire 860 64.79 99.6%
New Jersey 3,690 41.29 99.9%
New York 9,310 47.15 99.9%
Pennsylvania 6,960 54.43 99.9%
Rhode Island 410 38.87 99.1%
Vermont 510 81.33 99.6%
South State Statistics Last-Names WEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6,026 124.26 99.8% Arkansas 5,151 173.64 99.9% Delaware 1,277 136.47 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 685 103.9 99.6% Florida 16,436 82.62 100.0% Georgia 13,812 136.79 99.9% Kentucky 6,138 139.08 99.9% Louisiana 4,441 95.52 99.8% Maryland 4,397 73.56 99.9% Mississippi 4,933 164.74 99.8% North Carolina 14,291 143.72 100.0% Oklahoma 5,550 143.11 99.9% South Carolina 6,927 143.34 99.9% Tennessee 11,256 171.86 99.9% Texas 26,198 97.18 100.0% Virginia 9,185 110.31 100.0% West Virginia 2,001 108.12 99.6%

South States
State stats for the first name WEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6,026 124.26 99.8%
Arkansas 5,151 173.64 99.9%
Delaware 1,277 136.47 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 685 103.9 99.6%
Florida 16,436 82.62 100.0%
Georgia 13,812 136.79 99.9%
Kentucky 6,138 139.08 99.9%
Louisiana 4,441 95.52 99.8%
Maryland 4,397 73.56 99.9%
Mississippi 4,933 164.74 99.8%
North Carolina 14,291 143.72 100.0%
Oklahoma 5,550 143.11 99.9%
South Carolina 6,927 143.34 99.9%
Tennessee 11,256 171.86 99.9%
Texas 26,198 97.18 100.0%
Virginia 9,185 110.31 100.0%
West Virginia 2,001 108.12 99.6%
 

Full Names with WEST as a Last Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is James WEST. 2.07% of all the people named WEST have this given name.

There are 5468 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WEST

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WEST 2.07%
2 David WEST 1.58%
3 John WEST 1.51%
4 Robert WEST 1.38%
5 Michael WEST 1.20%
6 Mary WEST 1.17%
7 William WEST 1.12%
8 Charles WEST 1.00%
9 Richard WEST 0.87%
10 Barbara WEST 0.82%
11 Linda WEST 0.72%
12 Patricia WEST 0.70%
13 Donald WEST 0.67%
14 Thomas WEST 0.58%
15 Jennifer WEST 0.56%
16 Kenneth WEST 0.55%
17 Betty WEST 0.55%
18 Gary WEST 0.54%
19 Mark WEST 0.53%
20 Brian WEST 0.52%