First Names ALEXANDER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ALEXANDER is ranked as the 378th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 172,554.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 54.12 people named ALEXANDER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a first name 43% 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 ALEXANDER is 560,406.
  • The SSA data also shows that ALEXANDER is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names ALEXANDER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 172,554 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 378
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 54.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 560,406
  • National Rank 77
  • Percentile Rank 99.92%
  • Proportion/100k 175.75

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ALEXANDER is 67.4% White, 16.3% Hispanic origin, 9.6% Black, 4.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.5% 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 ALEXANDER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Black.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ALEXANDER is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common Danish masculine given name - DST Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Masculine given name
  • Ancient Greek surname
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • German Common surname
  • Greek masculine given name
  • English surname
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 67.4% 63.9% 3.5%
Hispanic origin 16.3% 16.3% 0.0%
Black 9.6% 12.3% -2.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4.5% 4.9% -0.4%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7% -0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named ALEXANDER is California where 23,874 people have this name.
  • Alaska is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ALEXANDER, as 116.74 in every 100,000 Alaskans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Alaska 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 South 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 First-Names ALEXANDER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,150 71.04 99.5% Indiana 1,978 29.99 98.3% Iowa 543 17.46 97.3% Kansas 682 23.49 96.0% Michigan 4,616 46.58 99.5% Minnesota 1,710 31.33 98.8% Missouri 1,104 36.86 97.6% Nebraska 368 19.55 94.3% North Dakota 177 23.92 88.7% Ohio 6,595 56.88 99.2% South Dakota 115 13.47 85.3% Wisconsin 1,506 26.15 98.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ALEXANDER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,150 71.04 99.5%
Indiana 1,978 29.99 98.3%
Iowa 543 17.46 97.3%
Kansas 682 23.49 96.0%
Michigan 4,616 46.58 99.5%
Minnesota 1,710 31.33 98.8%
Missouri 1,104 36.86 97.6%
Nebraska 368 19.55 94.3%
North Dakota 177 23.92 88.7%
Ohio 6,595 56.88 99.2%
South Dakota 115 13.47 85.3%
Wisconsin 1,506 26.15 98.6%
West State Statistics First-Names ALEXANDER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 860 116.74 96.3% Arizona 3,773 56.06 98.7% California 23,874 61.53 99.8% Colorado 4,200 78.43 99.0% Hawaii 1,198 84.4 98.8% Idaho 406 24.84 94.5% Montana 220 21.46 90.9% Nevada 2,027 71.39 98.4% New Mexico 788 37.78 95.9% Oregon 2,806 70.67 98.6% Utah 1,524 51.78 97.8% Washington 3,244 45.94 99.2% Wyoming 131 22.35 87.3%

West States
State stats for the first name ALEXANDER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 860 116.74 96.3%
Arizona 3,773 56.06 98.7%
California 23,874 61.53 99.8%
Colorado 4,200 78.43 99.0%
Hawaii 1,198 84.4 98.8%
Idaho 406 24.84 94.5%
Montana 220 21.46 90.9%
Nevada 2,027 71.39 98.4%
New Mexico 788 37.78 95.9%
Oregon 2,806 70.67 98.6%
Utah 1,524 51.78 97.8%
Washington 3,244 45.94 99.2%
Wyoming 131 22.35 87.3%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names ALEXANDER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,367 93.63 99.1% Maine 367 27.57 93.6% Massachusetts 4,549 67.44 99.0% New Hampshire 523 39.44 95.3% New Jersey 8,986 100.53 99.5% New York 15,383 77.91 99.7% Pennsylvania 8,897 69.58 99.4% Rhode Island 738 69.97 97.1% Vermont 388 61.94 96.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ALEXANDER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,367 93.63 99.1%
Maine 367 27.57 93.6%
Massachusetts 4,549 67.44 99.0%
New Hampshire 523 39.44 95.3%
New Jersey 8,986 100.53 99.5%
New York 15,383 77.91 99.7%
Pennsylvania 8,897 69.58 99.4%
Rhode Island 738 69.97 97.1%
Vermont 388 61.94 96.1%
South State Statistics First-Names ALEXANDER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,752 36.13 98.3% Arkansas 698 23.54 96.7% Delaware 644 68.81 98.3% Dist. of Columbia 554 84 98.3% Florida 14,700 73.89 99.7% Georgia 5,737 56.82 99.3% Kentucky 1,147 25.99 97.3% Louisiana 1,762 37.89 98.2% Maryland 5,643 94.42 99.5% Mississippi 1,104 36.86 97.6% North Carolina 4,283 43.07 99.3% Oklahoma 883 22.78 97.0% South Carolina 2,566 53.1 98.6% Tennessee 2,131 32.54 98.6% Texas 10,013 37.14 99.5% Virginia 6,409 76.97 99.4% West Virginia 446 24.08 93.9%

South States
State stats for the first name ALEXANDER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,752 36.13 98.3%
Arkansas 698 23.54 96.7%
Delaware 644 68.81 98.3%
Dist. of Columbia 554 84 98.3%
Florida 14,700 73.89 99.7%
Georgia 5,737 56.82 99.3%
Kentucky 1,147 25.99 97.3%
Louisiana 1,762 37.89 98.2%
Maryland 5,643 94.42 99.5%
Mississippi 1,104 36.86 97.6%
North Carolina 4,283 43.07 99.3%
Oklahoma 883 22.78 97.0%
South Carolina 2,566 53.1 98.6%
Tennessee 2,131 32.54 98.6%
Texas 10,013 37.14 99.5%
Virginia 6,409 76.97 99.4%
West Virginia 446 24.08 93.9%
 

Full Names with ALEXANDER as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is ALEXANDER Smith. 0.64% of all the people named ALEXANDER have this family name.

There are 19288 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ALEXANDER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 ALEXANDER Smith 0.64%
2 ALEXANDER Garcia 0.40%
3 ALEXANDER Rodriguez 0.38%
4 ALEXANDER Brown 0.38%
5 ALEXANDER Johnson 0.38%
6 ALEXANDER Williams 0.31%
7 ALEXANDER Lee 0.29%
8 ALEXANDER Miller 0.27%
9 ALEXANDER Martinez 0.27%
10 ALEXANDER Thomas 0.26%
11 ALEXANDER Hernandez 0.24%
12 ALEXANDER Gonzalez 0.24%
13 ALEXANDER Jones 0.23%
14 ALEXANDER Perez 0.23%
15 ALEXANDER Lopez 0.21%
16 ALEXANDER Moore 0.20%
17 ALEXANDER Davis 0.20%
18 ALEXANDER Wilson 0.19%
19 ALEXANDER Martin 0.18%
20 ALEXANDER Anderson 0.17%

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