First Names BENJAMIN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BENJAMIN is ranked as the 169th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 377,513.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 118.4 people named BENJAMIN for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 89% 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 BENJAMIN is 596,868.
  • The SSA data also shows that BENJAMIN is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names BENJAMIN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 377,513 +/-0.6%
  • National Rank 169
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 118.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 596,868
  • National Rank 72
  • Percentile Rank 99.92%
  • Proportion/100k 187.19

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BENJAMIN is 71.2% White, 11.9% Hispanic origin, 11.9% Black, 3.0% 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 BENJAMIN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BENJAMIN is included in the following name catgories:
  • Masculine given name
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • Bosnian masculine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Biblical surname
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Indonesian-Chinese surname
  • Common Danish masculine given name - DST Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Spanish masculine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 71.2% 63.9% 7.3%
Hispanic origin 11.9% 16.3% -4.4%
Black 11.9% 12.3% -0.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3.0% 4.9% -1.9%
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 BENJAMIN is California where 40,169 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BENJAMIN, as 291.54 in every 100,000 Utahns have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Utah 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 Massachusetts (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 2 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names BENJAMIN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 17,620 136.79 99.7% Indiana 9,539 144.6 99.5% Iowa 3,293 105.98 99.1% Kansas 3,143 108.24 98.7% Michigan 9,900 99.9 99.7% Minnesota 6,309 115.61 99.5% Missouri 4,693 156.75 99.4% Nebraska 2,247 119.42 98.4% North Dakota 909 122.88 96.3% Ohio 19,170 165.34 99.7% South Dakota 1,035 121.26 96.6% Wisconsin 6,119 106.28 99.4%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BENJAMIN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 17,620 136.79 99.7%
Indiana 9,539 144.6 99.5%
Iowa 3,293 105.98 99.1%
Kansas 3,143 108.24 98.7%
Michigan 9,900 99.9 99.7%
Minnesota 6,309 115.61 99.5%
Missouri 4,693 156.75 99.4%
Nebraska 2,247 119.42 98.4%
North Dakota 909 122.88 96.3%
Ohio 19,170 165.34 99.7%
South Dakota 1,035 121.26 96.6%
Wisconsin 6,119 106.28 99.4%
West State Statistics First-Names BENJAMIN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,370 185.93 97.7% Arizona 9,112 135.37 99.4% California 40,169 103.52 99.8% Colorado 10,272 191.78 99.6% Hawaii 1,969 138.69 99.3% Idaho 2,772 169.58 98.9% Montana 1,490 145.61 97.9% Nevada 4,265 150.21 99.3% New Mexico 3,231 154.91 98.9% Oregon 6,597 166.17 99.4% Utah 8,580 291.54 99.6% Washington 6,770 95.88 99.6% Wyoming 830 142.07 96.8%

West States
State stats for the first name BENJAMIN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,370 185.93 97.7%
Arizona 9,112 135.37 99.4%
California 40,169 103.52 99.8%
Colorado 10,272 191.78 99.6%
Hawaii 1,969 138.69 99.3%
Idaho 2,772 169.58 98.9%
Montana 1,490 145.61 97.9%
Nevada 4,265 150.21 99.3%
New Mexico 3,231 154.91 98.9%
Oregon 6,597 166.17 99.4%
Utah 8,580 291.54 99.6%
Washington 6,770 95.88 99.6%
Wyoming 830 142.07 96.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BENJAMIN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,065 85.22 99.0% Maine 1,253 94.2 97.1% Massachusetts 4,987 73.93 99.1% New Hampshire 1,065 80.28 97.1% New Jersey 8,183 91.55 99.5% New York 17,862 90.46 99.8% Pennsylvania 19,228 150.37 99.7% Rhode Island 930 88.11 97.5% Vermont 996 158.91 98.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BENJAMIN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,065 85.22 99.0%
Maine 1,253 94.2 97.1%
Massachusetts 4,987 73.93 99.1%
New Hampshire 1,065 80.28 97.1%
New Jersey 8,183 91.55 99.5%
New York 17,862 90.46 99.8%
Pennsylvania 19,228 150.37 99.7%
Rhode Island 930 88.11 97.5%
Vermont 996 158.91 98.3%
South State Statistics First-Names BENJAMIN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 8,088 166.78 99.6% Arkansas 3,453 116.4 99.0% Delaware 1,241 132.67 99.1% Dist. of Columbia 765 116.06 98.9% Florida 17,734 89.14 99.8% Georgia 19,385 191.98 99.8% Kentucky 5,983 135.55 99.2% Louisiana 7,677 165.11 99.6% Maryland 9,828 164.44 99.7% Mississippi 4,693 156.75 99.4% North Carolina 11,928 119.95 99.7% Oklahoma 3,975 102.51 99.0% South Carolina 10,801 223.5 99.7% Tennessee 9,238 141.05 99.6% Texas 22,992 85.29 99.8% Virginia 16,648 199.94 99.8% West Virginia 2,855 154.31 98.6%

South States
State stats for the first name BENJAMIN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 8,088 166.78 99.6%
Arkansas 3,453 116.4 99.0%
Delaware 1,241 132.67 99.1%
Dist. of Columbia 765 116.06 98.9%
Florida 17,734 89.14 99.8%
Georgia 19,385 191.98 99.8%
Kentucky 5,983 135.55 99.2%
Louisiana 7,677 165.11 99.6%
Maryland 9,828 164.44 99.7%
Mississippi 4,693 156.75 99.4%
North Carolina 11,928 119.95 99.7%
Oklahoma 3,975 102.51 99.0%
South Carolina 10,801 223.5 99.7%
Tennessee 9,238 141.05 99.6%
Texas 22,992 85.29 99.8%
Virginia 16,648 199.94 99.8%
West Virginia 2,855 154.31 98.6%
 

Full Names with BENJAMIN as a First Name

Summary

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

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

There are 28227 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BENJAMIN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BENJAMIN Smith 0.91%
2 BENJAMIN Johnson 0.73%
3 BENJAMIN Brown 0.51%
4 BENJAMIN Williams 0.48%
5 BENJAMIN Jones 0.47%
6 BENJAMIN Davis 0.45%
7 BENJAMIN Miller 0.40%
8 BENJAMIN Lee 0.31%
9 BENJAMIN Moore 0.31%
10 BENJAMIN Garcia 0.29%
11 BENJAMIN Martin 0.28%
12 BENJAMIN Rodriguez 0.27%
13 BENJAMIN Thompson 0.27%
14 BENJAMIN Thomas 0.27%
15 BENJAMIN Wilson 0.26%
16 BENJAMIN Martinez 0.26%
17 BENJAMIN Harris 0.26%
18 BENJAMIN Taylor 0.26%
19 BENJAMIN White 0.24%
20 BENJAMIN Anderson 0.23%

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