First Names ALEX

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ALEX is ranked as the 278th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 244,265.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 76.61 people named ALEX for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named ALEX is 232,691.
  • The SSA data also shows that ALEX is used as a boy's name 97% of the time.

First Names ALEX
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 244,265 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 278
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 76.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 232,691
  • National Rank 230
  • Percentile Rank 99.75%
  • Proportion/100k 72.98

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ALEX is 61.7% White, 22.0% Hispanic origin, 9.0% Black, 5.3% 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 ALEX have a higher likelyhood of being Hispanic origin and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ALEX is included in the following name catgories:
  • French unisex given name
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English unisex given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Spanish hypocoristics feminine given name
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • Spanish hypocoristics masculine given name
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Catalan hypocoristics masculine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 61.7% 63.9% -2.2%
Hispanic origin 22.0% 16.3% 5.7%
Black 9.0% 12.3% -3.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5.3% 4.9% 0.4%
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 ALEX is California where 39,035 people have this name.
  • Massachusetts is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ALEX, as 201.77 in every 100,000 Massachusettsans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Massachusetts 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Oklahoma (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names ALEX State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 13,045 101.27 99.6% Indiana 4,308 65.3 99.0% Iowa 1,700 54.71 98.6% Kansas 2,335 80.4 98.3% Michigan 5,216 52.64 99.5% Minnesota 2,993 54.84 99.1% Missouri 1,755 58.61 98.3% Nebraska 1,432 76.12 97.6% North Dakota 635 85.91 94.9% Ohio 9,228 79.6 99.4% South Dakota 619 72.55 94.6% Wisconsin 3,229 56.08 99.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ALEX

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 13,045 101.27 99.6%
Indiana 4,308 65.3 99.0%
Iowa 1,700 54.71 98.6%
Kansas 2,335 80.4 98.3%
Michigan 5,216 52.64 99.5%
Minnesota 2,993 54.84 99.1%
Missouri 1,755 58.61 98.3%
Nebraska 1,432 76.12 97.6%
North Dakota 635 85.91 94.9%
Ohio 9,228 79.6 99.4%
South Dakota 619 72.55 94.6%
Wisconsin 3,229 56.08 99.0%
West State Statistics First-Names ALEX State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 812 110.26 96.0% Arizona 6,523 96.91 99.2% California 39,035 100.6 99.8% Colorado 4,896 91.41 99.1% Hawaii 1,505 106.03 99.0% Idaho 1,265 77.39 97.5% Montana 745 72.81 96.0% Nevada 2,485 87.54 98.8% New Mexico 2,305 110.51 98.4% Oregon 3,763 94.77 98.9% Utah 3,222 109.47 98.8% Washington 5,058 71.63 99.4% Wyoming 448 76.62 94.5%

West States
State stats for the first name ALEX

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 812 110.26 96.0%
Arizona 6,523 96.91 99.2%
California 39,035 100.6 99.8%
Colorado 4,896 91.41 99.1%
Hawaii 1,505 106.03 99.0%
Idaho 1,265 77.39 97.5%
Montana 745 72.81 96.0%
Nevada 2,485 87.54 98.8%
New Mexico 2,305 110.51 98.4%
Oregon 3,763 94.77 98.9%
Utah 3,222 109.47 98.8%
Washington 5,058 71.63 99.4%
Wyoming 448 76.62 94.5%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names ALEX State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 6,277 174.53 99.6% Maine 1,558 117.17 97.6% Massachusetts 13,611 201.77 99.7% New Hampshire 1,747 131.69 98.1% New Jersey 16,043 179.49 99.8% New York 13,931 70.55 99.7% Pennsylvania 9,797 76.61 99.5% Rhode Island 2,042 193.49 99.0% Vermont 443 70.7 96.5%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ALEX

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 6,277 174.53 99.6%
Maine 1,558 117.17 97.6%
Massachusetts 13,611 201.77 99.7%
New Hampshire 1,747 131.69 98.1%
New Jersey 16,043 179.49 99.8%
New York 13,931 70.55 99.7%
Pennsylvania 9,797 76.61 99.5%
Rhode Island 2,042 193.49 99.0%
Vermont 443 70.7 96.5%
South State Statistics First-Names ALEX State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,901 59.82 98.8% Arkansas 1,454 49.02 97.9% Delaware 715 76.41 98.5% Dist. of Columbia 787 119.38 99.0% Florida 14,465 72.71 99.7% Georgia 7,549 74.76 99.5% Kentucky 2,379 53.9 98.3% Louisiana 3,477 74.77 98.9% Maryland 5,031 84.18 99.5% Mississippi 1,755 58.61 98.3% North Carolina 4,956 49.84 99.4% Oklahoma 1,881 48.5 98.1% South Carolina 3,288 68.03 98.9% Tennessee 3,958 60.44 99.1% Texas 18,615 69.06 99.7% Virginia 6,134 73.67 99.4% West Virginia 982 53.08 96.1%

South States
State stats for the first name ALEX

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,901 59.82 98.8%
Arkansas 1,454 49.02 97.9%
Delaware 715 76.41 98.5%
Dist. of Columbia 787 119.38 99.0%
Florida 14,465 72.71 99.7%
Georgia 7,549 74.76 99.5%
Kentucky 2,379 53.9 98.3%
Louisiana 3,477 74.77 98.9%
Maryland 5,031 84.18 99.5%
Mississippi 1,755 58.61 98.3%
North Carolina 4,956 49.84 99.4%
Oklahoma 1,881 48.5 98.1%
South Carolina 3,288 68.03 98.9%
Tennessee 3,958 60.44 99.1%
Texas 18,615 69.06 99.7%
Virginia 6,134 73.67 99.4%
West Virginia 982 53.08 96.1%
 

Full Names with ALEX as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have ALEX as a first 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 ALEX.

The most popular full name is ALEX Smith. 0.63% of all the people named ALEX have this family name.

There are 24439 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ALEX

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 ALEX Smith 0.63%
2 ALEX Rodriguez 0.54%
3 ALEX Garcia 0.53%
4 ALEX Johnson 0.47%
5 ALEX Martinez 0.45%
6 ALEX Hernandez 0.42%
7 ALEX Brown 0.37%
8 ALEX Gonzalez 0.35%
9 ALEX Lopez 0.33%
10 ALEX Perez 0.32%
11 ALEX Miller 0.31%
12 ALEX Sanchez 0.28%
13 ALEX Williams 0.28%
14 ALEX Lee 0.27%
15 ALEX Jones 0.26%
16 ALEX Torres 0.23%
17 ALEX Anderson 0.22%
18 ALEX Ramirez 0.22%
19 ALEX Davis 0.21%
20 ALEX Diaz 0.21%