First Names GALA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • GALA is ranked as the 5890th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,913.
  • This name is in the 97th percentile, this means that nearly 2% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 0.6 people named GALA for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a first name 51% 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 GALA is 1,385.
  • The SSA data also shows that GALA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names GALA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,913 +/-8.1%
  • National Rank 5,890
  • Percentile Rank 0.98
  • Proportion/100k 0.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,385
  • National Rank 7,209
  • Percentile Rank 92.20%
  • Proportion/100k 0.43

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name GALA is 70.9% White, 8.5% Hispanic origin, 16.2% Black, 2.2% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% 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 GALA have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 70.9% 63.9% 7.0%
Hispanic origin 8.5% 16.3% -7.8%
Black 16.2% 12.3% 3.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.2% 4.9% -2.7%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
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 GALA is Texas where 302 people have this name.
  • Oklahoma is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named GALA, as 2.57 in every 100,000 Oklahomans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 96th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Oklahoma 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 20 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 132 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names GALA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 68 0.53 88.4% Indiana 49 0.75 86.9% Iowa 12 0.4 78.1% Kansas 63 2.18 85.7% Michigan 55 0.56 92.6% Minnesota 16 0.28 81.6% Missouri 20 0.67 74.1% Nebraska 0 0 0.0% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 44 0.38 85.7% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 10 0.18 75.1%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name GALA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 68 0.53 88.4%
Indiana 49 0.75 86.9%
Iowa 12 0.4 78.1%
Kansas 63 2.18 85.7%
Michigan 55 0.56 92.6%
Minnesota 16 0.28 81.6%
Missouri 20 0.67 74.1%
Nebraska 0 0 0.0%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 44 0.38 85.7%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 10 0.18 75.1%
West State Statistics First-Names GALA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 34 0.5 76.7% California 142 0.37 92.7% Colorado 27 0.5 76.5% Hawaii 6 0.42 16.6% Idaho 0 0 0.0% Montana 0 0 0.0% Nevada 9 0.32 20.8% New Mexico 0 0 0.0% Oregon 29 0.74 76.4% Utah 8 0.28 21.0% Washington 43 0.62 88.5% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name GALA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 34 0.5 76.7%
California 142 0.37 92.7%
Colorado 27 0.5 76.5%
Hawaii 6 0.42 16.6%
Idaho 0 0 0.0%
Montana 0 0 0.0%
Nevada 9 0.32 20.8%
New Mexico 0 0 0.0%
Oregon 29 0.74 76.4%
Utah 8 0.28 21.0%
Washington 43 0.62 88.5%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names GALA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 0 0 0.0% Maine 0 0 0.0% Massachusetts 0 0 0.0% New Hampshire 0 0 0.0% New Jersey 31 0.35 73.4% New York 90 0.45 92.2% Pennsylvania 38 0.3 84.6% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 0 0 0.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name GALA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 0 0 0.0%
Maine 0 0 0.0%
Massachusetts 0 0 0.0%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.0%
New Jersey 31 0.35 73.4%
New York 90 0.45 92.2%
Pennsylvania 38 0.3 84.6%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 0 0 0.0%
South State Statistics First-Names GALA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 98 2.01 91.5% Arkansas 32 1.08 80.7% Delaware 0 0 0.0% Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 18.9% Florida 71 0.35 92.4% Georgia 95 0.94 91.9% Kentucky 39 0.88 83.0% Louisiana 60 1.3 87.3% Maryland 17 0.29 73.8% Mississippi 20 0.67 74.1% North Carolina 61 0.61 91.9% Oklahoma 100 2.57 89.7% South Carolina 12 0.26 61.6% Tennessee 77 1.18 91.1% Texas 302 1.12 96.5% Virginia 46 0.55 85.5% West Virginia 18 0.98 61.7%

South States
State stats for the first name GALA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 98 2.01 91.5%
Arkansas 32 1.08 80.7%
Delaware 0 0 0.0%
Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 18.9%
Florida 71 0.35 92.4%
Georgia 95 0.94 91.9%
Kentucky 39 0.88 83.0%
Louisiana 60 1.3 87.3%
Maryland 17 0.29 73.8%
Mississippi 20 0.67 74.1%
North Carolina 61 0.61 91.9%
Oklahoma 100 2.57 89.7%
South Carolina 12 0.26 61.6%
Tennessee 77 1.18 91.1%
Texas 302 1.12 96.5%
Virginia 46 0.55 85.5%
West Virginia 18 0.98 61.7%
 

Full Names with GALA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is GALA Brown. 1.21% of all the people named GALA have this family name.

There are 357 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name GALA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 GALA Brown 1.21%
2 GALA Dean 0.97%
3 GALA Jones 0.73%
4 GALA Kennedy 0.73%
5 GALA King 0.73%
6 GALA Robinson 0.73%
7 GALA Armstrong 0.49%
8 GALA Baker 0.49%
9 GALA Bunch 0.49%
10 GALA Burns 0.49%
11 GALA Cohen 0.49%
12 GALA Croft 0.49%
13 GALA Czajkoski 0.49%
14 GALA Dominguez 0.49%
15 GALA Ellis 0.49%
16 GALA Erickson 0.49%
17 GALA Evans 0.49%
18 GALA Fisher 0.49%
19 GALA Gailes 0.49%
20 GALA Gaviria 0.49%