First Names CARA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CARA is ranked as the 796th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 51,568.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 16.17 people named CARA 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 CARA is 47,816.
  • The SSA data also shows that CARA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names CARA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 51,568 +/-1.6%
  • National Rank 796
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 16.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 47,816
  • National Rank 848
  • Percentile Rank 99.08%
  • Proportion/100k 15.00

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CARA is 81.7% White, 4.0% Hispanic origin, 10.7% Black, 1.6% 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 CARA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 81.7% 63.9% 17.8%
Hispanic origin 4.0% 16.3% -12.3%
Black 10.7% 12.3% -1.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
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 CARA is California where 4,042 people have this name.
  • Oklahoma is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CARA, as 34.54 in every 100,000 Oklahomans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • Oklahoma 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 2 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is California (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 67 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names CARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 3,005 23.33 98.9% Indiana 1,874 28.4 98.3% Iowa 421 13.54 96.9% Kansas 752 25.91 96.3% Michigan 1,169 11.8 98.8% Minnesota 833 15.26 98.2% Missouri 339 11.32 95.3% Nebraska 427 22.7 94.8% North Dakota 129 17.4 86.6% Ohio 2,809 24.23 98.7% South Dakota 141 16.58 86.9% Wisconsin 693 12.04 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 3,005 23.33 98.9%
Indiana 1,874 28.4 98.3%
Iowa 421 13.54 96.9%
Kansas 752 25.91 96.3%
Michigan 1,169 11.8 98.8%
Minnesota 833 15.26 98.2%
Missouri 339 11.32 95.3%
Nebraska 427 22.7 94.8%
North Dakota 129 17.4 86.6%
Ohio 2,809 24.23 98.7%
South Dakota 141 16.58 86.9%
Wisconsin 693 12.04 97.8%
West State Statistics First-Names CARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 191 25.94 88.4% Arizona 1,151 17.09 97.2% California 4,042 10.42 99.1% Colorado 1,378 25.72 97.8% Hawaii 235 16.54 95.5% Idaho 453 27.71 94.8% Montana 165 16.09 89.4% Nevada 413 14.54 95.4% New Mexico 414 19.84 93.8% Oregon 884 22.27 97.1% Utah 770 26.17 96.5% Washington 1,130 16 98.4% Wyoming 121 20.75 86.6%

West States
State stats for the first name CARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 191 25.94 88.4%
Arizona 1,151 17.09 97.2%
California 4,042 10.42 99.1%
Colorado 1,378 25.72 97.8%
Hawaii 235 16.54 95.5%
Idaho 453 27.71 94.8%
Montana 165 16.09 89.4%
Nevada 413 14.54 95.4%
New Mexico 414 19.84 93.8%
Oregon 884 22.27 97.1%
Utah 770 26.17 96.5%
Washington 1,130 16 98.4%
Wyoming 121 20.75 86.6%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,217 33.85 98.1% Maine 326 24.51 93.0% Massachusetts 1,958 29.03 98.3% New Hampshire 392 29.58 94.4% New Jersey 2,460 27.52 98.7% New York 2,861 14.49 99.1% Pennsylvania 2,940 22.99 98.9% Rhode Island 337 31.96 95.1% Vermont 216 34.41 94.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,217 33.85 98.1%
Maine 326 24.51 93.0%
Massachusetts 1,958 29.03 98.3%
New Hampshire 392 29.58 94.4%
New Jersey 2,460 27.52 98.7%
New York 2,861 14.49 99.1%
Pennsylvania 2,940 22.99 98.9%
Rhode Island 337 31.96 95.1%
Vermont 216 34.41 94.4%
South State Statistics First-Names CARA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 672 13.86 97.1% Arkansas 801 27 96.9% Delaware 196 20.91 96.3% Dist. of Columbia 117 17.69 93.9% Florida 2,289 11.51 99.1% Georgia 1,621 16.06 98.5% Kentucky 817 18.5 96.8% Louisiana 703 15.13 96.8% Maryland 1,298 21.72 98.6% Mississippi 339 11.32 95.3% North Carolina 1,250 12.57 98.6% Oklahoma 1,339 34.54 97.7% South Carolina 685 14.17 97.0% Tennessee 1,218 18.6 98.0% Texas 3,454 12.81 99.1% Virginia 1,584 19.03 98.4% West Virginia 491 26.54 94.2%

South States
State stats for the first name CARA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 672 13.86 97.1%
Arkansas 801 27 96.9%
Delaware 196 20.91 96.3%
Dist. of Columbia 117 17.69 93.9%
Florida 2,289 11.51 99.1%
Georgia 1,621 16.06 98.5%
Kentucky 817 18.5 96.8%
Louisiana 703 15.13 96.8%
Maryland 1,298 21.72 98.6%
Mississippi 339 11.32 95.3%
North Carolina 1,250 12.57 98.6%
Oklahoma 1,339 34.54 97.7%
South Carolina 685 14.17 97.0%
Tennessee 1,218 18.6 98.0%
Texas 3,454 12.81 99.1%
Virginia 1,584 19.03 98.4%
West Virginia 491 26.54 94.2%
 

Full Names with CARA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is CARA Smith. 0.86% of all the people named CARA have this family name.

There are 6897 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CARA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CARA Smith 0.86%
2 CARA Johnson 0.53%
3 CARA Brown 0.47%
4 CARA Williams 0.41%
5 CARA Jones 0.38%
6 CARA Miller 0.38%
7 CARA Wilson 0.32%
8 CARA Anderson 0.30%
9 CARA Davis 0.30%
10 CARA Martin 0.28%
11 CARA Thompson 0.27%
12 CARA Clark 0.24%
13 CARA Hall 0.24%
14 CARA Harris 0.22%
15 CARA Campbell 0.21%
16 CARA Nelson 0.19%
17 CARA Walker 0.19%
18 CARA Thomas 0.18%
19 CARA Christensen 0.17%
20 CARA Cook 0.17%