First Names BARBARA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BARBARA is ranked as the 10th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,457,949.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 770.86 people named BARBARA 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 BARBARA is 1,056,767.
  • The SSA data also shows that BARBARA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names BARBARA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,457,949 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 10
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 770.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,056,767
  • National Rank 26
  • Percentile Rank 99.97%
  • Proportion/100k 331.42

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BARBARA is 80.9% White, 3.7% Hispanic origin, 12.3% Black, 1.0% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% 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 BARBARA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BARBARA is included in the following name catgories:
  • Polish feminine given name
  • Greek Byzantine surname
  • English feminine given name
  • German Common surname
  • Hungarian feminine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Italian feminine given name
  • German feminine given name
  • French feminine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.9% 63.9% 17.0%
Hispanic origin 3.7% 16.3% -12.6%
Black 12.3% 12.3% -0.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.0% 4.9% -3.9%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
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 BARBARA is California where 194,539 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BARBARA, as 1288.55 in every 100,000 West Virginians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Virginia.
  • West Virginia 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 Hawaii (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 BARBARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 138,349 1074.09 100.0% Indiana 71,615 1085.59 100.0% Iowa 18,031 580.31 99.9% Kansas 30,309 1043.7 100.0% Michigan 68,788 694.14 100.0% Minnesota 34,962 640.66 100.0% Missouri 28,751 960.26 100.0% Nebraska 19,020 1010.92 100.0% North Dakota 5,878 794.92 99.9% Ohio 145,099 1251.48 100.0% South Dakota 8,418 986.7 99.9% Wisconsin 40,782 708.32 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BARBARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 138,349 1074.09 100.0%
Indiana 71,615 1085.59 100.0%
Iowa 18,031 580.31 99.9%
Kansas 30,309 1043.7 100.0%
Michigan 68,788 694.14 100.0%
Minnesota 34,962 640.66 100.0%
Missouri 28,751 960.26 100.0%
Nebraska 19,020 1010.92 100.0%
North Dakota 5,878 794.92 99.9%
Ohio 145,099 1251.48 100.0%
South Dakota 8,418 986.7 99.9%
Wisconsin 40,782 708.32 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names BARBARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 7,390 1003.13 99.9% Arizona 73,304 1088.97 100.0% California 194,539 501.36 100.0% Colorado 56,321 1051.58 100.0% Hawaii 5,786 407.57 99.9% Idaho 16,927 1035.65 100.0% Montana 11,524 1125.81 100.0% Nevada 25,881 911.6 100.0% New Mexico 20,182 967.7 100.0% Oregon 43,413 1093.47 100.0% Utah 22,658 769.93 100.0% Washington 41,654 589.87 100.0% Wyoming 6,593 1128.6 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name BARBARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 7,390 1003.13 99.9%
Arizona 73,304 1088.97 100.0%
California 194,539 501.36 100.0%
Colorado 56,321 1051.58 100.0%
Hawaii 5,786 407.57 99.9%
Idaho 16,927 1035.65 100.0%
Montana 11,524 1125.81 100.0%
Nevada 25,881 911.6 100.0%
New Mexico 20,182 967.7 100.0%
Oregon 43,413 1093.47 100.0%
Utah 22,658 769.93 100.0%
Washington 41,654 589.87 100.0%
Wyoming 6,593 1128.6 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BARBARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 26,732 743.25 100.0% Maine 6,611 497.02 99.7% Massachusetts 45,344 672.22 100.0% New Hampshire 7,325 552.1 99.8% New Jersey 74,523 833.76 100.0% New York 140,052 709.26 100.0% Pennsylvania 161,031 1259.31 100.0% Rhode Island 7,055 668.57 99.9% Vermont 6,315 1007.89 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BARBARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 26,732 743.25 100.0%
Maine 6,611 497.02 99.7%
Massachusetts 45,344 672.22 100.0%
New Hampshire 7,325 552.1 99.8%
New Jersey 74,523 833.76 100.0%
New York 140,052 709.26 100.0%
Pennsylvania 161,031 1259.31 100.0%
Rhode Island 7,055 668.57 99.9%
Vermont 6,315 1007.89 99.9%
South State Statistics First-Names BARBARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 49,302 1016.67 100.0% Arkansas 30,199 1018.06 100.0% Delaware 9,731 1040.09 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 3,066 465.34 99.9% Florida 140,190 704.71 100.0% Georgia 98,563 976.13 100.0% Kentucky 47,381 1073.56 100.0% Louisiana 43,007 924.94 100.0% Maryland 67,852 1135.33 100.0% Mississippi 28,751 960.26 100.0% North Carolina 63,307 636.64 100.0% Oklahoma 38,672 997.2 100.0% South Carolina 55,416 1146.74 100.0% Tennessee 68,866 1051.5 100.0% Texas 120,784 448.06 100.0% Virginia 94,722 1137.62 100.0% West Virginia 23,842 1288.55 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name BARBARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 49,302 1016.67 100.0%
Arkansas 30,199 1018.06 100.0%
Delaware 9,731 1040.09 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 3,066 465.34 99.9%
Florida 140,190 704.71 100.0%
Georgia 98,563 976.13 100.0%
Kentucky 47,381 1073.56 100.0%
Louisiana 43,007 924.94 100.0%
Maryland 67,852 1135.33 100.0%
Mississippi 28,751 960.26 100.0%
North Carolina 63,307 636.64 100.0%
Oklahoma 38,672 997.2 100.0%
South Carolina 55,416 1146.74 100.0%
Tennessee 68,866 1051.5 100.0%
Texas 120,784 448.06 100.0%
Virginia 94,722 1137.62 100.0%
West Virginia 23,842 1288.55 99.9%
 

Full Names with BARBARA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is BARBARA Smith. 0.91% of all the people named BARBARA have this family name.

There are 110723 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BARBARA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BARBARA Smith 0.91%
2 BARBARA Johnson 0.69%
3 BARBARA Brown 0.53%
4 BARBARA Miller 0.50%
5 BARBARA Williams 0.50%
6 BARBARA Jones 0.46%
7 BARBARA Davis 0.42%
8 BARBARA Anderson 0.33%
9 BARBARA Wilson 0.31%
10 BARBARA Moore 0.28%
11 BARBARA Taylor 0.28%
12 BARBARA Martin 0.27%
13 BARBARA White 0.25%
14 BARBARA Thompson 0.25%
15 BARBARA Thomas 0.24%
16 BARBARA Clark 0.23%
17 BARBARA Jackson 0.22%
18 BARBARA Harris 0.22%
19 BARBARA Hall 0.22%
20 BARBARA Allen 0.21%

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