Hatfield Last Name Popularity, Meaning and Origin

In this article we'll look at the origin and meaning of the surname Hatfield and how popular it is in the United States. We'll also look at the race and ethnic origin of people in the United States who are named Hatfield.

Hatfield, like all of the names we have data for, is identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as a surname which has more than 100 occurrences in the United States in the Decennial Census survey. The most recent statistics we have for the Hatfield surname is from the 2010 census data.

Where Does Hatfield Rank in the Most Common U.S. Names?

According to the data, Hatfield is ranked #1,017 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

The Hatfield surname appeared 34,381 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11.66 would have the surname Hatfield.

We can also compare 2010 data for Hatfield to data from the previous census in 2000. The table below contains all of the statistics for both years in a side-by-side comparison.

2010 2000 Change (%)
Rank 1017 956 6.18%
Count 34,381 33,464 2.70%
Proportion per 100k 11.66 12.41 -6.23%

Race and Ethnic Origin of People with the Last Name Hatfield

We also have some data on the ancestry of people with the surname Hatfield.

The below race categories are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau's population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups: "White only", "Black only", "American Indian and Alaskan Native only", "Asian and Pacific Islander only", "Two or More Races", and "Hispanic".

For the most recent 2010 census data, the race/ethnic origin breakdown for Hatfield was:

  • 92.60%, or 31,837 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic White Only".
  • 2.83%, or 973 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic Black Only".
  • 0.47%, or 162 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only".
  • 0.49%, or 168 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native".
  • 1.65%, or 567 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races".
  • 1.96%, or 674 total occurrences, were "Hispanic Origin".

Note: Any fields showing (S) means the data was suppressed for privacy so that the data does not in any way identify any specific individuals.

Since we have data from the previous census in 2000, we can also compare the values to see how the popularity of Hatfield has changed in the 10 years between the two census surveys.

2010 2000 Change (%)
White 92.60% 93.68% -1.16%
Black 2.83% 2.77% 2.14%
Asian and Pacific Islander 0.47% 0.36% 26.51%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 0.49% 0.61% -21.82%
Two or More Races 1.65% 1.32% 22.22%
Hispanic 1.96% 1.26% 43.48%

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Decennial Census survey, from the United States Census Bureau.

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