First Names BOB

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BOB is ranked as the 281st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 242,329.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 76.0 people named BOB 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 BOB is 51,826.
  • The SSA data also shows that BOB is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names BOB
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 242,329 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 281
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 76.0

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 51,826
  • National Rank 796
  • Percentile Rank 99.14%
  • Proportion/100k 16.25

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BOB is 79.4% White, 3.1% Hispanic origin, 12.7% Black, 2.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% Two or More Races, and 1.0% 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 BOB have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.4% 63.9% 15.5%
Hispanic origin 3.1% 16.3% -13.2%
Black 12.7% 12.3% 0.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.3% 4.9% -2.6%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.0% 0.7% 0.3%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named BOB is California where 24,970 people have this name.
  • Massachusetts is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BOB, as 290.31 in every 100,000 Massachusettsans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Massachusetts.
  • Massachusetts 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 4 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names BOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,131 70.89 99.5% Indiana 5,176 78.46 99.1% Iowa 3,086 99.34 99.1% Kansas 5,893 202.93 99.3% Michigan 3,941 39.77 99.4% Minnesota 3,562 65.27 99.2% Missouri 2,593 86.59 98.7% Nebraska 3,147 167.26 98.8% North Dakota 893 120.71 96.2% Ohio 8,718 75.2 99.3% South Dakota 1,503 176.2 97.7% Wisconsin 3,009 52.26 99.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,131 70.89 99.5%
Indiana 5,176 78.46 99.1%
Iowa 3,086 99.34 99.1%
Kansas 5,893 202.93 99.3%
Michigan 3,941 39.77 99.4%
Minnesota 3,562 65.27 99.2%
Missouri 2,593 86.59 98.7%
Nebraska 3,147 167.26 98.8%
North Dakota 893 120.71 96.2%
Ohio 8,718 75.2 99.3%
South Dakota 1,503 176.2 97.7%
Wisconsin 3,009 52.26 99.0%
West State Statistics First-Names BOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,083 147.01 97.1% Arizona 8,808 130.84 99.4% California 24,970 64.35 99.8% Colorado 6,280 117.26 99.3% Hawaii 1,644 115.78 99.1% Idaho 3,084 188.69 99.0% Montana 2,142 209.22 98.6% Nevada 3,118 109.83 99.1% New Mexico 2,768 132.71 98.7% Oregon 6,232 156.97 99.4% Utah 2,957 100.46 98.7% Washington 6,854 97.06 99.6% Wyoming 1,231 210.71 98.1%

West States
State stats for the first name BOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,083 147.01 97.1%
Arizona 8,808 130.84 99.4%
California 24,970 64.35 99.8%
Colorado 6,280 117.26 99.3%
Hawaii 1,644 115.78 99.1%
Idaho 3,084 188.69 99.0%
Montana 2,142 209.22 98.6%
Nevada 3,118 109.83 99.1%
New Mexico 2,768 132.71 98.7%
Oregon 6,232 156.97 99.4%
Utah 2,957 100.46 98.7%
Washington 6,854 97.06 99.6%
Wyoming 1,231 210.71 98.1%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 6,597 183.41 99.6% Maine 3,351 251.96 99.1% Massachusetts 19,583 290.31 99.8% New Hampshire 3,794 285.91 99.2% New Jersey 14,875 166.43 99.7% New York 5,964 30.21 99.5% Pennsylvania 5,291 41.38 99.2% Rhode Island 2,579 244.45 99.2% Vermont 502 80.08 96.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 6,597 183.41 99.6%
Maine 3,351 251.96 99.1%
Massachusetts 19,583 290.31 99.8%
New Hampshire 3,794 285.91 99.2%
New Jersey 14,875 166.43 99.7%
New York 5,964 30.21 99.5%
Pennsylvania 5,291 41.38 99.2%
Rhode Island 2,579 244.45 99.2%
Vermont 502 80.08 96.8%
South State Statistics First-Names BOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,877 79.95 99.1% Arkansas 5,048 170.18 99.4% Delaware 1,060 113.28 98.9% Dist. of Columbia 692 105.01 98.7% Florida 10,593 53.25 99.7% Georgia 7,422 73.5 99.5% Kentucky 3,883 87.97 98.8% Louisiana 2,338 50.28 98.5% Maryland 2,773 46.4 99.1% Mississippi 2,593 86.59 98.7% North Carolina 5,320 53.5 99.4% Oklahoma 9,276 239.2 99.7% South Carolina 3,738 77.35 99.0% Tennessee 6,580 100.47 99.3% Texas 20,334 75.43 99.7% Virginia 4,982 59.83 99.3% West Virginia 1,600 86.49 97.3%

South States
State stats for the first name BOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,877 79.95 99.1%
Arkansas 5,048 170.18 99.4%
Delaware 1,060 113.28 98.9%
Dist. of Columbia 692 105.01 98.7%
Florida 10,593 53.25 99.7%
Georgia 7,422 73.5 99.5%
Kentucky 3,883 87.97 98.8%
Louisiana 2,338 50.28 98.5%
Maryland 2,773 46.4 99.1%
Mississippi 2,593 86.59 98.7%
North Carolina 5,320 53.5 99.4%
Oklahoma 9,276 239.2 99.7%
South Carolina 3,738 77.35 99.0%
Tennessee 6,580 100.47 99.3%
Texas 20,334 75.43 99.7%
Virginia 4,982 59.83 99.3%
West Virginia 1,600 86.49 97.3%
 

Full Names with BOB as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is BOB Smith. 1.51% of all the people named BOB have this family name.

There are 20950 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BOB

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BOB Smith 1.51%
2 BOB Johnson 0.81%
3 BOB Jones 0.77%
4 BOB Brown 0.46%
5 BOB Miller 0.45%
6 BOB Williams 0.39%
7 BOB Davis 0.39%
8 BOB Billy 0.36%
9 BOB Lee 0.34%
10 BOB Martin 0.31%
11 BOB White 0.29%
12 BOB Wilson 0.29%
13 BOB Taylor 0.28%
14 BOB Baker 0.26%
15 BOB Anderson 0.26%
16 BOB Moore 0.25%
17 BOB Thomas 0.24%
18 BOB Thompson 0.24%
19 BOB Clark 0.24%
20 BOB Hall 0.24%

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