First Names BEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BEN is ranked as the 279th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 243,578.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 76.39 people named BEN 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 BEN is 42,283.
  • The SSA data also shows that BEN is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names BEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 243,578 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 279
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 76.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 42,283
  • National Rank 900
  • Percentile Rank 99.03%
  • Proportion/100k 13.26

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BEN is 76.0% White, 5.9% Hispanic origin, 12.1% Black, 3.8% 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 BEN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BEN is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • German Common surname
  • Hebrew surname
  • Biblical surname
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • Spanish hypocoristics masculine given name
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Masculine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.0% 63.9% 12.1%
Hispanic origin 5.9% 16.3% -10.4%
Black 12.1% 12.3% -0.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3.8% 4.9% -1.1%
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 BEN is California where 24,970 people have this name.
  • Montana is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BEN, as 193.89 in every 100,000 Montanans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Montana 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 New York (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 6 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names BEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 10,318 80.11 99.6% Indiana 6,687 101.37 99.3% Iowa 2,594 83.47 98.9% Kansas 4,072 140.21 99.0% Michigan 4,575 46.17 99.5% Minnesota 4,335 79.44 99.3% Missouri 3,616 120.78 99.1% Nebraska 2,602 138.28 98.6% North Dakota 812 109.83 95.9% Ohio 10,792 93.08 99.5% South Dakota 1,229 144.07 97.2% Wisconsin 4,163 72.31 99.2%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 10,318 80.11 99.6%
Indiana 6,687 101.37 99.3%
Iowa 2,594 83.47 98.9%
Kansas 4,072 140.21 99.0%
Michigan 4,575 46.17 99.5%
Minnesota 4,335 79.44 99.3%
Missouri 3,616 120.78 99.1%
Nebraska 2,602 138.28 98.6%
North Dakota 812 109.83 95.9%
Ohio 10,792 93.08 99.5%
South Dakota 1,229 144.07 97.2%
Wisconsin 4,163 72.31 99.2%
West State Statistics First-Names BEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,035 140.53 96.9% Arizona 6,946 103.19 99.3% California 24,970 64.35 99.8% Colorado 6,368 118.9 99.3% Hawaii 1,517 106.88 99.0% Idaho 3,061 187.26 99.0% Montana 1,985 193.89 98.4% Nevada 2,293 80.76 98.6% New Mexico 2,896 138.85 98.7% Oregon 4,756 119.8 99.2% Utah 5,077 172.5 99.2% Washington 6,191 87.67 99.5% Wyoming 886 151.65 97.1%

West States
State stats for the first name BEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,035 140.53 96.9%
Arizona 6,946 103.19 99.3%
California 24,970 64.35 99.8%
Colorado 6,368 118.9 99.3%
Hawaii 1,517 106.88 99.0%
Idaho 3,061 187.26 99.0%
Montana 1,985 193.89 98.4%
Nevada 2,293 80.76 98.6%
New Mexico 2,896 138.85 98.7%
Oregon 4,756 119.8 99.2%
Utah 5,077 172.5 99.2%
Washington 6,191 87.67 99.5%
Wyoming 886 151.65 97.1%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,798 77.78 98.9% Maine 2,435 183.03 98.5% Massachusetts 7,711 114.32 99.4% New Hampshire 1,775 133.8 98.1% New Jersey 5,911 66.13 99.3% New York 8,404 42.56 99.6% Pennsylvania 8,008 62.62 99.4% Rhode Island 1,148 108.84 97.9% Vermont 619 98.85 97.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,798 77.78 98.9%
Maine 2,435 183.03 98.5%
Massachusetts 7,711 114.32 99.4%
New Hampshire 1,775 133.8 98.1%
New Jersey 5,911 66.13 99.3%
New York 8,404 42.56 99.6%
Pennsylvania 8,008 62.62 99.4%
Rhode Island 1,148 108.84 97.9%
Vermont 619 98.85 97.1%
South State Statistics First-Names BEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 5,945 122.6 99.4% Arkansas 3,703 124.83 99.1% Delaware 654 69.95 98.4% Dist. of Columbia 597 90.64 98.4% Florida 9,277 46.64 99.6% Georgia 11,633 115.21 99.7% Kentucky 5,004 113.38 99.0% Louisiana 4,837 104.02 99.2% Maryland 4,379 73.28 99.4% Mississippi 3,616 120.78 99.1% North Carolina 6,828 68.67 99.5% Oklahoma 3,890 100.31 99.0% South Carolina 5,181 107.22 99.2% Tennessee 8,448 128.99 99.5% Texas 19,216 71.28 99.7% Virginia 6,632 79.65 99.4% West Virginia 1,200 64.87 96.7%

South States
State stats for the first name BEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 5,945 122.6 99.4%
Arkansas 3,703 124.83 99.1%
Delaware 654 69.95 98.4%
Dist. of Columbia 597 90.64 98.4%
Florida 9,277 46.64 99.6%
Georgia 11,633 115.21 99.7%
Kentucky 5,004 113.38 99.0%
Louisiana 4,837 104.02 99.2%
Maryland 4,379 73.28 99.4%
Mississippi 3,616 120.78 99.1%
North Carolina 6,828 68.67 99.5%
Oklahoma 3,890 100.31 99.0%
South Carolina 5,181 107.22 99.2%
Tennessee 8,448 128.99 99.5%
Texas 19,216 71.28 99.7%
Virginia 6,632 79.65 99.4%
West Virginia 1,200 64.87 96.7%
 

Full Names with BEN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is BEN Smith. 0.82% of all the people named BEN have this family name.

There are 21829 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BEN Smith 0.82%
2 BEN Johnson 0.74%
3 BEN Davis 0.48%
4 BEN Williams 0.44%
5 BEN Dover 0.44%
6 BEN Jones 0.43%
7 BEN Miller 0.41%
8 BEN Brown 0.41%
9 BEN Wilson 0.33%
10 BEN Thompson 0.32%
11 BEN Lee 0.31%
12 BEN Thomas 0.26%
13 BEN Anderson 0.26%
14 BEN Martin 0.25%
15 BEN Taylor 0.25%
16 BEN Clark 0.22%
17 BEN White 0.21%
18 BEN Allen 0.20%
19 BEN Harris 0.20%
20 BEN Walker 0.19%

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