First Names CAROL

National Statistics

Summary

  • CAROL is ranked as the 22nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,531,204.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 480.22 people named CAROL 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 CAROL is 648,835.
  • The SSA data also shows that CAROL is used as a girl's name 99% of the time.

First Names CAROL
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,531,204 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 22
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 480.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 648,835
  • National Rank 63
  • Percentile Rank 99.93%
  • Proportion/100k 203.49

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CAROL is 82.0% White, 3.5% Hispanic origin, 11.1% Black, 1.4% 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 CAROL have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 82.0% 63.9% 18.1%
Hispanic origin 3.5% 16.3% -12.8%
Black 11.1% 12.3% -1.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.4% 4.9% -3.5%
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 CAROL is California where 128,494 people have this name.
  • South Dakota is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CAROL, as 964.94 in every 100,000 South Dakotans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Illinois.
  • South Dakota 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 District of Columbia (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
South State Statistics First-Names CAROL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 23,137 477.12 99.9% Arkansas 14,927 503.2 99.9% Delaware 5,040 538.67 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 1,122 170.22 99.4% Florida 81,372 409.04 100.0% Georgia 50,238 497.53 100.0% Kentucky 24,203 548.38 99.9% Louisiana 18,509 398.07 99.9% Maryland 35,178 588.61 100.0% Mississippi 10,942 365.46 99.8% North Carolina 33,219 334.07 99.9% Oklahoma 23,696 611.03 99.9% South Carolina 25,420 526.02 99.9% Tennessee 32,049 489.34 99.9% Texas 73,263 271.78 100.0% Virginia 45,394 545.18 99.9% West Virginia 12,976 701.28 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name CAROL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 23,137 477.12 99.9%
Arkansas 14,927 503.2 99.9%
Delaware 5,040 538.67 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 1,122 170.22 99.4%
Florida 81,372 409.04 100.0%
Georgia 50,238 497.53 100.0%
Kentucky 24,203 548.38 99.9%
Louisiana 18,509 398.07 99.9%
Maryland 35,178 588.61 100.0%
Mississippi 10,942 365.46 99.8%
North Carolina 33,219 334.07 99.9%
Oklahoma 23,696 611.03 99.9%
South Carolina 25,420 526.02 99.9%
Tennessee 32,049 489.34 99.9%
Texas 73,263 271.78 100.0%
Virginia 45,394 545.18 99.9%
West Virginia 12,976 701.28 99.9%
Midwest State Statistics First-Names CAROL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 91,276 708.64 100.0% Indiana 44,536 675.11 100.0% Iowa 14,272 459.34 99.9% Kansas 21,913 754.56 99.9% Michigan 47,417 478.49 100.0% Minnesota 28,407 520.55 99.9% Missouri 10,942 365.46 99.8% Nebraska 14,494 770.32 99.9% North Dakota 6,449 872.13 99.9% Ohio 95,412 822.93 100.0% South Dakota 8,233 964.94 99.9% Wisconsin 32,647 567.03 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CAROL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 91,276 708.64 100.0%
Indiana 44,536 675.11 100.0%
Iowa 14,272 459.34 99.9%
Kansas 21,913 754.56 99.9%
Michigan 47,417 478.49 100.0%
Minnesota 28,407 520.55 99.9%
Missouri 10,942 365.46 99.8%
Nebraska 14,494 770.32 99.9%
North Dakota 6,449 872.13 99.9%
Ohio 95,412 822.93 100.0%
South Dakota 8,233 964.94 99.9%
Wisconsin 32,647 567.03 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names CAROL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 4,746 644.25 99.7% Arizona 47,228 701.6 100.0% California 128,494 331.15 100.0% Colorado 37,656 703.07 100.0% Hawaii 5,232 368.55 99.9% Idaho 12,141 742.82 99.9% Montana 9,115 890.53 99.9% Nevada 16,380 576.94 99.9% New Mexico 11,386 545.95 99.9% Oregon 30,942 779.34 100.0% Utah 18,484 628.1 99.9% Washington 31,578 447.18 99.9% Wyoming 4,560 780.6 99.8%

West States
State stats for the first name CAROL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 4,746 644.25 99.7%
Arizona 47,228 701.6 100.0%
California 128,494 331.15 100.0%
Colorado 37,656 703.07 100.0%
Hawaii 5,232 368.55 99.9%
Idaho 12,141 742.82 99.9%
Montana 9,115 890.53 99.9%
Nevada 16,380 576.94 99.9%
New Mexico 11,386 545.95 99.9%
Oregon 30,942 779.34 100.0%
Utah 18,484 628.1 99.9%
Washington 31,578 447.18 99.9%
Wyoming 4,560 780.6 99.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CAROL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 18,599 517.1 99.9% Maine 5,256 395.17 99.6% Massachusetts 27,355 405.53 99.9% New Hampshire 5,905 445.06 99.7% New Jersey 40,196 449.71 99.9% New York 90,462 458.12 100.0% Pennsylvania 103,330 808.07 100.0% Rhode Island 4,539 430.16 99.7% Vermont 4,206 671.3 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CAROL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 18,599 517.1 99.9%
Maine 5,256 395.17 99.6%
Massachusetts 27,355 405.53 99.9%
New Hampshire 5,905 445.06 99.7%
New Jersey 40,196 449.71 99.9%
New York 90,462 458.12 100.0%
Pennsylvania 103,330 808.07 100.0%
Rhode Island 4,539 430.16 99.7%
Vermont 4,206 671.3 99.8%

Full Names with CAROL as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is CAROL Smith. 0.85% of all the people named CAROL have this family name.

There are 84622 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CAROL

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CAROL Smith 0.85%
2 CAROL Johnson 0.66%
3 CAROL Miller 0.50%
4 CAROL Brown 0.48%
5 CAROL Jones 0.42%
6 CAROL Williams 0.42%
7 CAROL Anderson 0.36%
8 CAROL Davis 0.34%
9 CAROL Wilson 0.30%
10 CAROL Martin 0.27%
11 CAROL Thompson 0.25%
12 CAROL Taylor 0.24%
13 CAROL Moore 0.24%
14 CAROL Thomas 0.23%
15 CAROL White 0.23%
16 CAROL Hall 0.21%
17 CAROL King 0.21%
18 CAROL Clark 0.21%
19 CAROL Lee 0.21%
20 CAROL Nelson 0.19%