First Names ERNEST

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ERNEST is ranked as the 240th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 274,920.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 86.22 people named ERNEST 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 ERNEST is 144,153.
  • The SSA data also shows that ERNEST is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names ERNEST
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 274,920 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 240
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 86.2

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 144,153
  • National Rank 367
  • Percentile Rank 99.60%
  • Proportion/100k 45.21

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ERNEST is 72.3% White, 10.0% Hispanic origin, 13.8% Black, 1.7% 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 ERNEST have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ERNEST is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Masculine given name
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Polish masculine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 72.3% 63.9% 8.4%
Hispanic origin 10.0% 16.3% -6.3%
Black 13.8% 12.3% 1.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.7% 4.9% -3.2%
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 ERNEST is California where 28,333 people have this name.
  • New Mexico is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ERNEST, as 197.88 in every 100,000 New Mexicans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • New Mexico 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 Wisconsin (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names ERNEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,886 76.75 99.5% Indiana 6,435 97.54 99.3% Iowa 1,645 52.95 98.5% Kansas 2,785 95.89 98.6% Michigan 7,795 78.66 99.6% Minnesota 2,641 48.4 99.0% Missouri 3,118 104.13 98.9% Nebraska 1,662 88.35 97.9% North Dakota 716 96.78 95.4% Ohio 11,555 99.66 99.5% South Dakota 575 67.37 94.5% Wisconsin 2,750 47.77 99.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ERNEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,886 76.75 99.5%
Indiana 6,435 97.54 99.3%
Iowa 1,645 52.95 98.5%
Kansas 2,785 95.89 98.6%
Michigan 7,795 78.66 99.6%
Minnesota 2,641 48.4 99.0%
Missouri 3,118 104.13 98.9%
Nebraska 1,662 88.35 97.9%
North Dakota 716 96.78 95.4%
Ohio 11,555 99.66 99.5%
South Dakota 575 67.37 94.5%
Wisconsin 2,750 47.77 99.0%
West State Statistics First-Names ERNEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 589 79.99 94.8% Arizona 6,743 100.17 99.2% California 28,333 73.02 99.8% Colorado 5,234 97.72 99.2% Hawaii 1,752 123.42 99.2% Idaho 1,530 93.63 97.8% Montana 933 91.2 96.6% Nevada 2,476 87.22 98.8% New Mexico 4,127 197.88 99.2% Oregon 3,668 92.38 98.9% Utah 1,988 67.54 98.2% Washington 4,526 64.09 99.4% Wyoming 569 97.38 95.3%

West States
State stats for the first name ERNEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 589 79.99 94.8%
Arizona 6,743 100.17 99.2%
California 28,333 73.02 99.8%
Colorado 5,234 97.72 99.2%
Hawaii 1,752 123.42 99.2%
Idaho 1,530 93.63 97.8%
Montana 933 91.2 96.6%
Nevada 2,476 87.22 98.8%
New Mexico 4,127 197.88 99.2%
Oregon 3,668 92.38 98.9%
Utah 1,988 67.54 98.2%
Washington 4,526 64.09 99.4%
Wyoming 569 97.38 95.3%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names ERNEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,943 54.01 98.6% Maine 896 67.39 96.4% Massachusetts 3,917 58.06 98.9% New Hampshire 747 56.34 96.4% New Jersey 5,494 61.46 99.3% New York 14,248 72.15 99.7% Pennsylvania 12,633 98.8 99.6% Rhode Island 802 76.01 97.3% Vermont 894 142.64 98.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ERNEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,943 54.01 98.6%
Maine 896 67.39 96.4%
Massachusetts 3,917 58.06 98.9%
New Hampshire 747 56.34 96.4%
New Jersey 5,494 61.46 99.3%
New York 14,248 72.15 99.7%
Pennsylvania 12,633 98.8 99.6%
Rhode Island 802 76.01 97.3%
Vermont 894 142.64 98.1%
South State Statistics First-Names ERNEST State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 5,267 108.62 99.3% Arkansas 2,768 93.3 98.7% Delaware 964 103.02 98.8% Dist. of Columbia 568 86.22 98.3% Florida 16,772 84.31 99.8% Georgia 11,925 118.1 99.7% Kentucky 5,678 128.65 99.2% Louisiana 7,650 164.53 99.6% Maryland 6,964 116.52 99.6% Mississippi 3,118 104.13 98.9% North Carolina 10,295 103.53 99.7% Oklahoma 3,833 98.84 99.0% South Carolina 8,037 166.32 99.6% Tennessee 7,865 120.09 99.4% Texas 23,076 85.6 99.8% Virginia 10,213 122.65 99.6% West Virginia 2,728 147.43 98.4%

South States
State stats for the first name ERNEST

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 5,267 108.62 99.3%
Arkansas 2,768 93.3 98.7%
Delaware 964 103.02 98.8%
Dist. of Columbia 568 86.22 98.3%
Florida 16,772 84.31 99.8%
Georgia 11,925 118.1 99.7%
Kentucky 5,678 128.65 99.2%
Louisiana 7,650 164.53 99.6%
Maryland 6,964 116.52 99.6%
Mississippi 3,118 104.13 98.9%
North Carolina 10,295 103.53 99.7%
Oklahoma 3,833 98.84 99.0%
South Carolina 8,037 166.32 99.6%
Tennessee 7,865 120.09 99.4%
Texas 23,076 85.6 99.8%
Virginia 10,213 122.65 99.6%
West Virginia 2,728 147.43 98.4%
 

Full Names with ERNEST as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is ERNEST Smith. 0.90% of all the people named ERNEST have this family name.

There are 21930 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ERNEST

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 ERNEST Smith 0.90%
2 ERNEST Johnson 0.77%
3 ERNEST Jones 0.66%
4 ERNEST Williams 0.60%
5 ERNEST Brown 0.57%
6 ERNEST Miller 0.40%
7 ERNEST Davis 0.38%
8 ERNEST Martinez 0.31%
9 ERNEST Moore 0.31%
10 ERNEST Garcia 0.31%
11 ERNEST Jackson 0.31%
12 ERNEST Taylor 0.30%
13 ERNEST Wilson 0.30%
14 ERNEST Thomas 0.30%
15 ERNEST Thompson 0.30%
16 ERNEST Anderson 0.28%
17 ERNEST Lee 0.28%
18 ERNEST Martin 0.27%
19 ERNEST White 0.26%
20 ERNEST King 0.25%

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