First Names GARY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • GARY is ranked as the 27th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,391,682.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 436.46 people named GARY 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 GARY is 721,392.
  • The SSA data also shows that GARY is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names GARY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,391,682 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 27
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 436.5

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 721,392
  • National Rank 53
  • Percentile Rank 99.94%
  • Proportion/100k 226.24

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name GARY is 81.9% White, 2.7% Hispanic origin, 11.8% Black, 1.5% 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 GARY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 81.9% 63.9% 18.0%
Hispanic origin 2.7% 16.3% -13.6%
Black 11.8% 12.3% -0.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.5% 4.9% -3.4%
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 GARY is California where 133,892 people have this name.
  • Montana is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named GARY, as 748.75 in every 100,000 Montanans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Montana 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 District of Columbia (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 GARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 60,853 472.44 100.0% Indiana 38,640 585.73 99.9% Iowa 18,516 595.93 100.0% Kansas 20,703 712.91 99.9% Michigan 50,556 510.16 100.0% Minnesota 30,477 558.47 99.9% Missouri 11,381 380.11 99.8% Nebraska 13,120 697.34 99.9% North Dakota 5,171 699.22 99.8% Ohio 70,152 605.06 100.0% South Dakota 6,181 724.48 99.8% Wisconsin 32,482 564.16 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name GARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 60,853 472.44 100.0%
Indiana 38,640 585.73 99.9%
Iowa 18,516 595.93 100.0%
Kansas 20,703 712.91 99.9%
Michigan 50,556 510.16 100.0%
Minnesota 30,477 558.47 99.9%
Missouri 11,381 380.11 99.8%
Nebraska 13,120 697.34 99.9%
North Dakota 5,171 699.22 99.8%
Ohio 70,152 605.06 100.0%
South Dakota 6,181 724.48 99.8%
Wisconsin 32,482 564.16 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names GARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 4,635 629.12 99.7% Arizona 34,258 508.92 99.9% California 133,892 345.06 100.0% Colorado 30,842 575.85 99.9% Hawaii 5,491 386.79 99.9% Idaho 11,548 706.52 99.9% Montana 7,664 748.75 99.8% Nevada 13,839 487.46 99.9% New Mexico 9,072 434.97 99.8% Oregon 26,295 662.3 99.9% Utah 17,482 594.05 99.9% Washington 36,611 518.45 100.0% Wyoming 4,187 716.75 99.8%

West States
State stats for the first name GARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 4,635 629.12 99.7%
Arizona 34,258 508.92 99.9%
California 133,892 345.06 100.0%
Colorado 30,842 575.85 99.9%
Hawaii 5,491 386.79 99.9%
Idaho 11,548 706.52 99.9%
Montana 7,664 748.75 99.8%
Nevada 13,839 487.46 99.9%
New Mexico 9,072 434.97 99.8%
Oregon 26,295 662.3 99.9%
Utah 17,482 594.05 99.9%
Washington 36,611 518.45 100.0%
Wyoming 4,187 716.75 99.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names GARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 11,682 324.81 99.8% Maine 4,574 343.86 99.5% Massachusetts 19,497 289.05 99.8% New Hampshire 4,709 354.92 99.5% New Jersey 29,605 331.22 99.9% New York 70,356 356.3 99.9% Pennsylvania 58,966 461.14 99.9% Rhode Island 3,008 285.05 99.4% Vermont 3,826 610.61 99.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name GARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 11,682 324.81 99.8%
Maine 4,574 343.86 99.5%
Massachusetts 19,497 289.05 99.8%
New Hampshire 4,709 354.92 99.5%
New Jersey 29,605 331.22 99.9%
New York 70,356 356.3 99.9%
Pennsylvania 58,966 461.14 99.9%
Rhode Island 3,008 285.05 99.4%
Vermont 3,826 610.61 99.7%
South State Statistics First-Names GARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 20,857 430.1 99.9% Arkansas 18,002 606.86 99.9% Delaware 3,165 338.33 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 1,522 231.01 99.6% Florida 64,706 325.27 100.0% Georgia 39,263 388.84 99.9% Kentucky 29,673 672.34 99.9% Louisiana 20,030 430.78 99.9% Maryland 24,315 406.85 99.9% Mississippi 11,381 380.11 99.8% North Carolina 35,717 359.18 99.9% Oklahoma 25,691 662.47 100.0% South Carolina 17,765 367.61 99.9% Tennessee 34,861 532.29 99.9% Texas 94,114 349.13 100.0% Virginia 34,926 419.46 99.9% West Virginia 12,540 677.69 99.8%

South States
State stats for the first name GARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 20,857 430.1 99.9%
Arkansas 18,002 606.86 99.9%
Delaware 3,165 338.33 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 1,522 231.01 99.6%
Florida 64,706 325.27 100.0%
Georgia 39,263 388.84 99.9%
Kentucky 29,673 672.34 99.9%
Louisiana 20,030 430.78 99.9%
Maryland 24,315 406.85 99.9%
Mississippi 11,381 380.11 99.8%
North Carolina 35,717 359.18 99.9%
Oklahoma 25,691 662.47 100.0%
South Carolina 17,765 367.61 99.9%
Tennessee 34,861 532.29 99.9%
Texas 94,114 349.13 100.0%
Virginia 34,926 419.46 99.9%
West Virginia 12,540 677.69 99.8%
 

Full Names with GARY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is GARY Smith. 0.97% of all the people named GARY have this family name.

There are 73285 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name GARY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 GARY Smith 0.97%
2 GARY Johnson 0.70%
3 GARY Miller 0.52%
4 GARY Brown 0.47%
5 GARY Jones 0.46%
6 GARY Williams 0.44%
7 GARY Davis 0.40%
8 GARY Anderson 0.40%
9 GARY Moore 0.30%
10 GARY Wilson 0.29%
11 GARY Thompson 0.27%
12 GARY Martin 0.25%
13 GARY Thomas 0.24%
14 GARY Nelson 0.24%
15 GARY Clark 0.24%
16 GARY Lee 0.24%
17 GARY Taylor 0.23%
18 GARY Hall 0.23%
19 GARY White 0.22%
20 GARY Cooper 0.22%