First Names CAROLYN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CAROLYN is ranked as the 56th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 886,985.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 278.18 people named CAROLYN 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 CAROLYN is 434,171.
  • The SSA data also shows that CAROLYN is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names CAROLYN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 886,985 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 56
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 278.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 434,171
  • National Rank 109
  • Percentile Rank 99.88%
  • Proportion/100k 136.16

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CAROLYN is 78.8% White, 3.1% Hispanic origin, 14.7% Black, 1.2% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 CAROLYN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.8% 63.9% 14.9%
Hispanic origin 3.1% 16.3% -13.2%
Black 14.7% 12.3% 2.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.2% 4.9% -3.7%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named CAROLYN is Texas where 64,046 people have this name.
  • Arkansas is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CAROLYN, as 637.53 in every 100,000 Arkansans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Tennessee.
  • Arkansas 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 Maine (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names CAROLYN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 41,032 318.56 99.9% Indiana 31,607 479.12 99.9% Iowa 6,173 198.67 99.5% Kansas 12,862 442.91 99.8% Michigan 20,486 206.72 99.9% Minnesota 8,156 149.45 99.6% Missouri 18,461 616.57 99.9% Nebraska 6,353 337.67 99.5% North Dakota 1,544 208.79 98.1% Ohio 47,717 411.56 99.9% South Dakota 2,299 269.48 98.6% Wisconsin 8,202 142.46 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CAROLYN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 41,032 318.56 99.9%
Indiana 31,607 479.12 99.9%
Iowa 6,173 198.67 99.5%
Kansas 12,862 442.91 99.8%
Michigan 20,486 206.72 99.9%
Minnesota 8,156 149.45 99.6%
Missouri 18,461 616.57 99.9%
Nebraska 6,353 337.67 99.5%
North Dakota 1,544 208.79 98.1%
Ohio 47,717 411.56 99.9%
South Dakota 2,299 269.48 98.6%
Wisconsin 8,202 142.46 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names CAROLYN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,389 324.29 99.0% Arizona 20,348 302.28 99.8% California 60,694 156.42 99.9% Colorado 17,700 330.48 99.8% Hawaii 2,420 170.49 99.6% Idaho 5,036 308.12 99.5% Montana 2,447 239.11 98.8% Nevada 7,594 267.47 99.7% New Mexico 6,304 302.26 99.6% Oregon 13,955 351.49 99.8% Utah 9,921 337.13 99.7% Washington 13,378 189.45 99.8% Wyoming 1,660 284.15 98.7%

West States
State stats for the first name CAROLYN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,389 324.29 99.0%
Arizona 20,348 302.28 99.8%
California 60,694 156.42 99.9%
Colorado 17,700 330.48 99.8%
Hawaii 2,420 170.49 99.6%
Idaho 5,036 308.12 99.5%
Montana 2,447 239.11 98.8%
Nevada 7,594 267.47 99.7%
New Mexico 6,304 302.26 99.6%
Oregon 13,955 351.49 99.8%
Utah 9,921 337.13 99.7%
Washington 13,378 189.45 99.8%
Wyoming 1,660 284.15 98.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CAROLYN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 5,880 163.49 99.5% Maine 1,844 138.62 98.0% Massachusetts 10,582 156.88 99.6% New Hampshire 1,869 140.84 98.2% New Jersey 16,481 184.39 99.8% New York 31,110 157.55 99.9% Pennsylvania 36,280 283.72 99.9% Rhode Island 1,677 158.94 98.7% Vermont 1,494 238.36 99.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CAROLYN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 5,880 163.49 99.5%
Maine 1,844 138.62 98.0%
Massachusetts 10,582 156.88 99.6%
New Hampshire 1,869 140.84 98.2%
New Jersey 16,481 184.39 99.8%
New York 31,110 157.55 99.9%
Pennsylvania 36,280 283.72 99.9%
Rhode Island 1,677 158.94 98.7%
Vermont 1,494 238.36 99.0%
South State Statistics First-Names CAROLYN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 30,048 619.62 100.0% Arkansas 18,911 637.53 99.9% Delaware 2,764 295.38 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 1,894 287.38 99.8% Florida 42,567 213.98 99.9% Georgia 48,553 480.85 100.0% Kentucky 24,131 546.77 99.9% Louisiana 23,560 506.7 99.9% Maryland 23,395 391.45 99.9% Mississippi 18,461 616.57 99.9% North Carolina 35,847 360.49 99.9% Oklahoma 20,148 519.54 99.9% South Carolina 28,078 581.03 99.9% Tennessee 39,646 605.34 100.0% Texas 64,046 237.59 99.9% Virginia 40,529 486.77 99.9% West Virginia 11,148 602.5 99.8%

South States
State stats for the first name CAROLYN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 30,048 619.62 100.0%
Arkansas 18,911 637.53 99.9%
Delaware 2,764 295.38 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 1,894 287.38 99.8%
Florida 42,567 213.98 99.9%
Georgia 48,553 480.85 100.0%
Kentucky 24,131 546.77 99.9%
Louisiana 23,560 506.7 99.9%
Maryland 23,395 391.45 99.9%
Mississippi 18,461 616.57 99.9%
North Carolina 35,847 360.49 99.9%
Oklahoma 20,148 519.54 99.9%
South Carolina 28,078 581.03 99.9%
Tennessee 39,646 605.34 100.0%
Texas 64,046 237.59 99.9%
Virginia 40,529 486.77 99.9%
West Virginia 11,148 602.5 99.8%
 

Full Names with CAROLYN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is CAROLYN Smith. 1.07% of all the people named CAROLYN have this family name.

There are 47750 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CAROLYN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CAROLYN Smith 1.07%
2 CAROLYN Johnson 0.82%
3 CAROLYN Williams 0.67%
4 CAROLYN Jones 0.64%
5 CAROLYN Brown 0.63%
6 CAROLYN Davis 0.51%
7 CAROLYN Miller 0.51%
8 CAROLYN Wilson 0.36%
9 CAROLYN Taylor 0.35%
10 CAROLYN Anderson 0.34%
11 CAROLYN Thomas 0.34%
12 CAROLYN Moore 0.33%
13 CAROLYN White 0.32%
14 CAROLYN Martin 0.31%
15 CAROLYN Thompson 0.30%
16 CAROLYN Hall 0.29%
17 CAROLYN Jackson 0.29%
18 CAROLYN Harris 0.28%
19 CAROLYN Clark 0.27%
20 CAROLYN Lee 0.27%

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