First Names ALLEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ALLEN is ranked as the 193rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 338,709.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 106.23 people named ALLEN 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 38% 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 ALLEN is 186,825.
  • The SSA data also shows that ALLEN is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names ALLEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 338,709 +/-0.6%
  • National Rank 193
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 106.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 186,825
  • National Rank 290
  • Percentile Rank 99.69%
  • Proportion/100k 58.59

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ALLEN is 79.6% White, 2.7% Hispanic origin, 13.1% Black, 2.5% 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 ALLEN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ALLEN is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.6% 63.9% 15.7%
Hispanic origin 2.7% 16.3% -13.6%
Black 13.1% 12.3% 0.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.5% 4.9% -2.4%
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 ALLEN is California where 27,034 people have this name.
  • Alabama is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ALLEN, as 189.28 in every 100,000 Alabamians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Alabama 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 Massachusetts (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 ALLEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 14,603 113.37 99.7% Indiana 7,951 120.53 99.4% Iowa 3,843 123.69 99.3% Kansas 3,425 117.93 98.8% Michigan 9,936 100.26 99.7% Minnesota 6,749 123.67 99.5% Missouri 5,331 178.07 99.5% Nebraska 2,845 151.2 98.7% North Dakota 1,343 181.6 97.8% Ohio 14,309 123.42 99.6% South Dakota 1,512 177.23 97.7% Wisconsin 8,078 140.3 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ALLEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 14,603 113.37 99.7%
Indiana 7,951 120.53 99.4%
Iowa 3,843 123.69 99.3%
Kansas 3,425 117.93 98.8%
Michigan 9,936 100.26 99.7%
Minnesota 6,749 123.67 99.5%
Missouri 5,331 178.07 99.5%
Nebraska 2,845 151.2 98.7%
North Dakota 1,343 181.6 97.8%
Ohio 14,309 123.42 99.6%
South Dakota 1,512 177.23 97.7%
Wisconsin 8,078 140.3 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names ALLEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,003 136.2 96.9% Arizona 8,232 122.3 99.4% California 27,034 69.67 99.8% Colorado 7,084 132.27 99.4% Hawaii 1,529 107.72 99.0% Idaho 2,288 139.97 98.6% Montana 1,467 143.31 97.9% Nevada 3,247 114.35 99.1% New Mexico 2,167 103.9 98.3% Oregon 5,969 150.35 99.3% Utah 5,027 170.81 99.2% Washington 6,745 95.52 99.6% Wyoming 755 129.3 96.4%

West States
State stats for the first name ALLEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,003 136.2 96.9%
Arizona 8,232 122.3 99.4%
California 27,034 69.67 99.8%
Colorado 7,084 132.27 99.4%
Hawaii 1,529 107.72 99.0%
Idaho 2,288 139.97 98.6%
Montana 1,467 143.31 97.9%
Nevada 3,247 114.35 99.1%
New Mexico 2,167 103.9 98.3%
Oregon 5,969 150.35 99.3%
Utah 5,027 170.81 99.2%
Washington 6,745 95.52 99.6%
Wyoming 755 129.3 96.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names ALLEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,012 55.94 98.6% Maine 1,059 79.65 96.8% Massachusetts 3,600 53.37 98.9% New Hampshire 785 59.15 96.6% New Jersey 6,004 67.18 99.3% New York 13,646 69.11 99.7% Pennsylvania 11,701 91.5 99.5% Rhode Island 656 62.19 96.9% Vermont 768 122.62 97.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ALLEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,012 55.94 98.6%
Maine 1,059 79.65 96.8%
Massachusetts 3,600 53.37 98.9%
New Hampshire 785 59.15 96.6%
New Jersey 6,004 67.18 99.3%
New York 13,646 69.11 99.7%
Pennsylvania 11,701 91.5 99.5%
Rhode Island 656 62.19 96.9%
Vermont 768 122.62 97.7%
South State Statistics First-Names ALLEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 9,179 189.28 99.7% Arkansas 5,119 172.56 99.4% Delaware 1,024 109.48 98.9% Dist. of Columbia 575 87.32 98.3% Florida 16,957 85.24 99.8% Georgia 15,503 153.53 99.8% Kentucky 6,747 152.88 99.3% Louisiana 8,333 179.23 99.6% Maryland 7,907 132.3 99.7% Mississippi 5,331 178.07 99.5% North Carolina 12,952 130.25 99.7% Oklahoma 5,286 136.32 99.2% South Carolina 8,956 185.34 99.6% Tennessee 12,247 186.99 99.7% Texas 23,314 86.49 99.8% Virginia 10,874 130.6 99.6% West Virginia 2,464 133.18 98.3%

South States
State stats for the first name ALLEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 9,179 189.28 99.7%
Arkansas 5,119 172.56 99.4%
Delaware 1,024 109.48 98.9%
Dist. of Columbia 575 87.32 98.3%
Florida 16,957 85.24 99.8%
Georgia 15,503 153.53 99.8%
Kentucky 6,747 152.88 99.3%
Louisiana 8,333 179.23 99.6%
Maryland 7,907 132.3 99.7%
Mississippi 5,331 178.07 99.5%
North Carolina 12,952 130.25 99.7%
Oklahoma 5,286 136.32 99.2%
South Carolina 8,956 185.34 99.6%
Tennessee 12,247 186.99 99.7%
Texas 23,314 86.49 99.8%
Virginia 10,874 130.6 99.6%
West Virginia 2,464 133.18 98.3%
 

Full Names with ALLEN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is ALLEN Smith. 1.04% of all the people named ALLEN have this family name.

There are 25112 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ALLEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 ALLEN Smith 1.04%
2 ALLEN Johnson 0.80%
3 ALLEN Jones 0.62%
4 ALLEN Miller 0.58%
5 ALLEN Brown 0.57%
6 ALLEN Williams 0.53%
7 ALLEN Davis 0.47%
8 ALLEN Anderson 0.32%
9 ALLEN Wilson 0.31%
10 ALLEN Lee 0.31%
11 ALLEN Thomas 0.29%
12 ALLEN Thompson 0.29%
13 ALLEN Moore 0.28%
14 ALLEN Taylor 0.28%
15 ALLEN Hall 0.26%
16 ALLEN King 0.25%
17 ALLEN Martin 0.24%
18 ALLEN Wright 0.24%
19 ALLEN Harris 0.22%
20 ALLEN Clark 0.22%