First Names DOROTHY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • DOROTHY is ranked as the 44th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,027,193.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 322.15 people named DOROTHY 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 DOROTHY is 426,590.
  • The SSA data also shows that DOROTHY is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names DOROTHY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,027,193 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 44
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 322.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 426,590
  • National Rank 112
  • Percentile Rank 99.88%
  • Proportion/100k 133.79

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name DOROTHY is 79.9% White, 2.9% Hispanic origin, 14.0% Black, 1.1% 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 DOROTHY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.9% 63.9% 16.0%
Hispanic origin 2.9% 16.3% -13.4%
Black 14.0% 12.3% 1.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.1% 4.9% -3.8%
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 DOROTHY is California where 80,152 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named DOROTHY, as 689.17 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Mississippi 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 Hampshire (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 DOROTHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 55,134 428.04 99.9% Indiana 25,908 392.74 99.9% Iowa 9,264 298.17 99.8% Kansas 12,925 445.08 99.8% Michigan 28,727 289.88 99.9% Minnesota 12,672 232.21 99.8% Missouri 20,634 689.17 100.0% Nebraska 8,640 459.19 99.8% North Dakota 2,815 380.6 99.3% Ohio 52,666 454.25 99.9% South Dakota 4,147 486.1 99.6% Wisconsin 15,905 276.24 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name DOROTHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 55,134 428.04 99.9%
Indiana 25,908 392.74 99.9%
Iowa 9,264 298.17 99.8%
Kansas 12,925 445.08 99.8%
Michigan 28,727 289.88 99.9%
Minnesota 12,672 232.21 99.8%
Missouri 20,634 689.17 100.0%
Nebraska 8,640 459.19 99.8%
North Dakota 2,815 380.6 99.3%
Ohio 52,666 454.25 99.9%
South Dakota 4,147 486.1 99.6%
Wisconsin 15,905 276.24 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names DOROTHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,039 276.73 98.7% Arizona 24,655 366.26 99.9% California 80,152 206.56 99.9% Colorado 16,660 311.06 99.8% Hawaii 2,583 181.94 99.6% Idaho 6,020 368.31 99.7% Montana 4,675 456.76 99.7% Nevada 8,850 311.73 99.8% New Mexico 7,584 363.65 99.7% Oregon 15,226 383.51 99.8% Utah 6,534 222.03 99.5% Washington 15,865 224.67 99.8% Wyoming 2,704 462.93 99.5%

West States
State stats for the first name DOROTHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,039 276.73 98.7%
Arizona 24,655 366.26 99.9%
California 80,152 206.56 99.9%
Colorado 16,660 311.06 99.8%
Hawaii 2,583 181.94 99.6%
Idaho 6,020 368.31 99.7%
Montana 4,675 456.76 99.7%
Nevada 8,850 311.73 99.8%
New Mexico 7,584 363.65 99.7%
Oregon 15,226 383.51 99.8%
Utah 6,534 222.03 99.5%
Washington 15,865 224.67 99.8%
Wyoming 2,704 462.93 99.5%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names DOROTHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 5,276 146.68 99.4% Maine 1,986 149.34 98.1% Massachusetts 9,293 137.76 99.5% New Hampshire 1,663 125.35 98.0% New Jersey 15,282 170.97 99.8% New York 55,788 282.52 99.9% Pennsylvania 71,103 556.05 99.9% Rhode Island 1,440 136.48 98.5% Vermont 1,874 299.05 99.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name DOROTHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 5,276 146.68 99.4%
Maine 1,986 149.34 98.1%
Massachusetts 9,293 137.76 99.5%
New Hampshire 1,663 125.35 98.0%
New Jersey 15,282 170.97 99.8%
New York 55,788 282.52 99.9%
Pennsylvania 71,103 556.05 99.9%
Rhode Island 1,440 136.48 98.5%
Vermont 1,874 299.05 99.2%
South State Statistics First-Names DOROTHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 26,274 541.8 99.9% Arkansas 15,247 514 99.9% Delaware 3,482 372.17 99.8% Dist. of Columbia 1,034 156.96 99.3% Florida 61,781 310.56 100.0% Georgia 41,809 414.06 99.9% Kentucky 19,607 444.26 99.8% Louisiana 22,059 474.43 99.9% Maryland 25,161 421.01 99.9% Mississippi 20,634 689.17 100.0% North Carolina 30,339 305.1 99.9% Oklahoma 15,425 397.74 99.8% South Carolina 25,740 532.65 99.9% Tennessee 33,375 509.59 99.9% Texas 66,228 245.68 100.0% Virginia 35,083 421.35 99.9% West Virginia 8,429 455.56 99.7%

South States
State stats for the first name DOROTHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 26,274 541.8 99.9%
Arkansas 15,247 514 99.9%
Delaware 3,482 372.17 99.8%
Dist. of Columbia 1,034 156.96 99.3%
Florida 61,781 310.56 100.0%
Georgia 41,809 414.06 99.9%
Kentucky 19,607 444.26 99.8%
Louisiana 22,059 474.43 99.9%
Maryland 25,161 421.01 99.9%
Mississippi 20,634 689.17 100.0%
North Carolina 30,339 305.1 99.9%
Oklahoma 15,425 397.74 99.8%
South Carolina 25,740 532.65 99.9%
Tennessee 33,375 509.59 99.9%
Texas 66,228 245.68 100.0%
Virginia 35,083 421.35 99.9%
West Virginia 8,429 455.56 99.7%
 

Full Names with DOROTHY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is DOROTHY Smith. 1.01% of all the people named DOROTHY have this family name.

There are 58544 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name DOROTHY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 DOROTHY Smith 1.01%
2 DOROTHY Johnson 0.77%
3 DOROTHY Williams 0.63%
4 DOROTHY Brown 0.60%
5 DOROTHY Jones 0.58%
6 DOROTHY Davis 0.50%
7 DOROTHY Miller 0.49%
8 DOROTHY Moore 0.35%
9 DOROTHY Anderson 0.33%
10 DOROTHY Wilson 0.33%
11 DOROTHY Thomas 0.31%
12 DOROTHY Martin 0.30%
13 DOROTHY Taylor 0.30%
14 DOROTHY Jackson 0.28%
15 DOROTHY Hall 0.27%
16 DOROTHY White 0.27%
17 DOROTHY Thompson 0.27%
18 DOROTHY Harris 0.26%
19 DOROTHY Hill 0.26%
20 DOROTHY Clark 0.25%

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