First Names CHARLES

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • CHARLES is ranked as the 9th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,617,363.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 820.86 people named CHARLES 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 CHARLES is 1,400,493.
  • The SSA data also shows that CHARLES is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names CHARLES
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,617,363 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 9
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 820.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,400,493
  • National Rank 15
  • Percentile Rank 99.98%
  • Proportion/100k 439.22

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name CHARLES is 79.8% White, 2.8% Hispanic origin, 14.0% Black, 1.3% 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 CHARLES have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.8% 63.9% 15.9%
Hispanic origin 2.8% 16.3% -13.5%
Black 14.0% 12.3% 1.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3% 4.9% -3.6%
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 CHARLES is California where 175,802 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named CHARLES, as 1829.63 in every 100,000 West Virginians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Mississippi.
  • West Virginia 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 CHARLES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 122,318 949.63 100.0% Indiana 81,626 1237.35 100.0% Iowa 16,886 543.46 99.9% Kansas 32,461 1117.8 100.0% Michigan 66,645 672.51 100.0% Minnesota 27,805 509.51 99.9% Missouri 46,613 1556.85 100.0% Nebraska 15,637 831.08 99.9% North Dakota 5,018 678.56 99.8% Ohio 147,716 1274.06 100.0% South Dakota 7,021 822.94 99.9% Wisconsin 29,812 517.78 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name CHARLES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 122,318 949.63 100.0%
Indiana 81,626 1237.35 100.0%
Iowa 16,886 543.46 99.9%
Kansas 32,461 1117.8 100.0%
Michigan 66,645 672.51 100.0%
Minnesota 27,805 509.51 99.9%
Missouri 46,613 1556.85 100.0%
Nebraska 15,637 831.08 99.9%
North Dakota 5,018 678.56 99.8%
Ohio 147,716 1274.06 100.0%
South Dakota 7,021 822.94 99.9%
Wisconsin 29,812 517.78 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names CHARLES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 7,868 1067.99 99.9% Arizona 62,635 930.48 100.0% California 175,802 453.07 100.0% Colorado 50,176 936.84 100.0% Hawaii 6,731 474.16 100.0% Idaho 13,765 842.18 99.9% Montana 10,347 1010.85 99.9% Nevada 23,213 817.6 100.0% New Mexico 18,941 908.19 99.9% Oregon 34,485 868.59 100.0% Utah 17,557 596.58 99.9% Washington 39,330 556.95 100.0% Wyoming 6,127 1048.78 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name CHARLES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 7,868 1067.99 99.9%
Arizona 62,635 930.48 100.0%
California 175,802 453.07 100.0%
Colorado 50,176 936.84 100.0%
Hawaii 6,731 474.16 100.0%
Idaho 13,765 842.18 99.9%
Montana 10,347 1010.85 99.9%
Nevada 23,213 817.6 100.0%
New Mexico 18,941 908.19 99.9%
Oregon 34,485 868.59 100.0%
Utah 17,557 596.58 99.9%
Washington 39,330 556.95 100.0%
Wyoming 6,127 1048.78 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names CHARLES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 17,856 496.46 99.9% Maine 5,195 390.57 99.5% Massachusetts 28,595 423.92 99.9% New Hampshire 6,045 455.63 99.7% New Jersey 51,830 579.87 100.0% New York 123,052 623.17 100.0% Pennsylvania 155,991 1219.9 100.0% Rhode Island 4,521 428.44 99.7% Vermont 4,951 790.17 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name CHARLES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 17,856 496.46 99.9%
Maine 5,195 390.57 99.5%
Massachusetts 28,595 423.92 99.9%
New Hampshire 6,045 455.63 99.7%
New Jersey 51,830 579.87 100.0%
New York 123,052 623.17 100.0%
Pennsylvania 155,991 1219.9 100.0%
Rhode Island 4,521 428.44 99.7%
Vermont 4,951 790.17 99.9%
South State Statistics First-Names CHARLES State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 73,255 1510.61 100.0% Arkansas 43,960 1481.95 100.0% Delaware 9,980 1066.7 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 4,224 641.09 100.0% Florida 146,731 737.59 100.0% Georgia 132,481 1312.04 100.0% Kentucky 72,200 1635.9 100.0% Louisiana 62,655 1347.51 100.0% Maryland 82,065 1373.14 100.0% Mississippi 46,613 1556.85 100.0% North Carolina 88,802 893.02 100.0% Oklahoma 46,787 1206.45 100.0% South Carolina 71,250 1474.4 100.0% Tennessee 98,840 1509.16 100.0% Texas 175,063 649.42 100.0% Virginia 108,384 1301.71 100.0% West Virginia 33,854 1829.63 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name CHARLES

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 73,255 1510.61 100.0%
Arkansas 43,960 1481.95 100.0%
Delaware 9,980 1066.7 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 4,224 641.09 100.0%
Florida 146,731 737.59 100.0%
Georgia 132,481 1312.04 100.0%
Kentucky 72,200 1635.9 100.0%
Louisiana 62,655 1347.51 100.0%
Maryland 82,065 1373.14 100.0%
Mississippi 46,613 1556.85 100.0%
North Carolina 88,802 893.02 100.0%
Oklahoma 46,787 1206.45 100.0%
South Carolina 71,250 1474.4 100.0%
Tennessee 98,840 1509.16 100.0%
Texas 175,063 649.42 100.0%
Virginia 108,384 1301.71 100.0%
West Virginia 33,854 1829.63 100.0%
 

Full Names with CHARLES as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is CHARLES Smith. 1.03% of all the people named CHARLES have this family name.

There are 95112 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name CHARLES

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 CHARLES Smith 1.03%
2 CHARLES Johnson 0.70%
3 CHARLES Brown 0.58%
4 CHARLES Williams 0.56%
5 CHARLES Jones 0.54%
6 CHARLES Miller 0.50%
7 CHARLES Davis 0.47%
8 CHARLES Wilson 0.35%
9 CHARLES Moore 0.33%
10 CHARLES Anderson 0.31%
11 CHARLES Taylor 0.31%
12 CHARLES Thompson 0.29%
13 CHARLES Thomas 0.29%
14 CHARLES White 0.28%
15 CHARLES Martin 0.28%
16 CHARLES Hall 0.27%
17 CHARLES Clark 0.26%
18 CHARLES King 0.26%
19 CHARLES Lee 0.25%
20 CHARLES Harris 0.25%

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