First Names ERNIE

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ERNIE is ranked as the 1120th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 28,264.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 8.86 people named ERNIE 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 ERNIE is 12,188.
  • The SSA data also shows that ERNIE is used as a boy's name 96% of the time.

First Names ERNIE
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 28,264 +/-2.1%
  • National Rank 1,120
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 8.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 12,188
  • National Rank 1,861
  • Percentile Rank 97.99%
  • Proportion/100k 3.82

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ERNIE is 66.3% White, 17.4% Hispanic origin, 11.3% Black, 2.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% 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 ERNIE are not any more likely to be from one specific race or Hispanic origin than any other person drawn from the general population of the US.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ERNIE is included in the following name catgories:
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 66.3% 63.9% 2.4%
Hispanic origin 17.4% 16.3% 1.1%
Black 11.3% 12.3% -1.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.9% 4.9% -2.0%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
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 ERNIE is California where 5,289 people have this name.
  • Rhode Island is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ERNIE, as 22.46 in every 100,000 Rhode Islanders have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Rhode Island 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Vermont (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 ERNIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 791 6.14 97.5% Indiana 797 12.08 97.2% Iowa 212 6.81 95.6% Kansas 366 12.59 94.5% Michigan 525 5.3 98.2% Minnesota 264 4.83 96.6% Missouri 439 14.65 95.9% Nebraska 223 11.87 92.7% North Dakota 96 13.05 84.5% Ohio 1,213 10.46 97.9% South Dakota 97 11.4 84.0% Wisconsin 261 4.54 96.3%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ERNIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 791 6.14 97.5%
Indiana 797 12.08 97.2%
Iowa 212 6.81 95.6%
Kansas 366 12.59 94.5%
Michigan 525 5.3 98.2%
Minnesota 264 4.83 96.6%
Missouri 439 14.65 95.9%
Nebraska 223 11.87 92.7%
North Dakota 96 13.05 84.5%
Ohio 1,213 10.46 97.9%
South Dakota 97 11.4 84.0%
Wisconsin 261 4.54 96.3%
West State Statistics First-Names ERNIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 111 15.13 84.3% Arizona 1,117 16.59 97.2% California 5,289 13.63 99.2% Colorado 635 11.85 96.5% Hawaii 229 16.12 95.4% Idaho 297 18.15 93.5% Montana 196 19.16 90.4% Nevada 358 12.6 95.0% New Mexico 463 22.2 94.3% Oregon 526 13.25 96.1% Utah 282 9.57 93.4% Washington 786 11.13 98.0% Wyoming 121 20.75 86.7%

West States
State stats for the first name ERNIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 111 15.13 84.3%
Arizona 1,117 16.59 97.2%
California 5,289 13.63 99.2%
Colorado 635 11.85 96.5%
Hawaii 229 16.12 95.4%
Idaho 297 18.15 93.5%
Montana 196 19.16 90.4%
Nevada 358 12.6 95.0%
New Mexico 463 22.2 94.3%
Oregon 526 13.25 96.1%
Utah 282 9.57 93.4%
Washington 786 11.13 98.0%
Wyoming 121 20.75 86.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names ERNIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 397 11.04 96.1% Maine 244 18.38 91.8% Massachusetts 1,034 15.33 97.5% New Hampshire 168 12.68 91.2% New Jersey 980 10.96 97.8% New York 632 3.2 97.8% Pennsylvania 556 4.35 97.1% Rhode Island 237 22.46 93.9% Vermont 12 1.88 69.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ERNIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 397 11.04 96.1%
Maine 244 18.38 91.8%
Massachusetts 1,034 15.33 97.5%
New Hampshire 168 12.68 91.2%
New Jersey 980 10.96 97.8%
New York 632 3.2 97.8%
Pennsylvania 556 4.35 97.1%
Rhode Island 237 22.46 93.9%
Vermont 12 1.88 69.8%
South State Statistics First-Names ERNIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 350 7.23 95.9% Arkansas 378 12.74 95.3% Delaware 92 9.88 94.3% Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 78.3% Florida 1,303 6.55 98.8% Georgia 671 6.65 97.6% Kentucky 979 22.18 97.0% Louisiana 456 9.8 96.0% Maryland 337 5.64 96.7% Mississippi 439 14.65 95.9% North Carolina 855 8.6 98.3% Oklahoma 420 10.84 95.4% South Carolina 592 12.25 96.8% Tennessee 836 12.77 97.6% Texas 2,272 8.43 98.9% Virginia 674 8.1 97.4% West Virginia 282 15.23 92.0%

South States
State stats for the first name ERNIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 350 7.23 95.9%
Arkansas 378 12.74 95.3%
Delaware 92 9.88 94.3%
Dist. of Columbia 22 3.32 78.3%
Florida 1,303 6.55 98.8%
Georgia 671 6.65 97.6%
Kentucky 979 22.18 97.0%
Louisiana 456 9.8 96.0%
Maryland 337 5.64 96.7%
Mississippi 439 14.65 95.9%
North Carolina 855 8.6 98.3%
Oklahoma 420 10.84 95.4%
South Carolina 592 12.25 96.8%
Tennessee 836 12.77 97.6%
Texas 2,272 8.43 98.9%
Virginia 674 8.1 97.4%
West Virginia 282 15.23 92.0%
 

Full Names with ERNIE as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is ERNIE Smith. 0.79% of all the people named ERNIE have this family name.

There are 3777 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ERNIE

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 ERNIE Smith 0.79%
2 ERNIE Johnson 0.71%
3 ERNIE Williams 0.67%
4 ERNIE Davis 0.61%
5 ERNIE Garcia 0.53%
6 ERNIE Jones 0.43%
7 ERNIE Miller 0.36%
8 ERNIE Wilson 0.36%
9 ERNIE Brown 0.34%
10 ERNIE Martinez 0.34%
11 ERNIE Hernandez 0.33%
12 ERNIE Martin 0.30%
13 ERNIE Pyle 0.30%
14 ERNIE Lee 0.28%
15 ERNIE Hall 0.26%
16 ERNIE Lopez 0.26%
17 ERNIE White 0.26%
18 ERNIE Gonzales 0.25%
19 ERNIE Rodriguez 0.25%
20 ERNIE Hill 0.23%