First Names GERALD

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • GERALD is ranked as the 88th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 658,210.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 206.43 people named GERALD 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 GERALD is 283,050.
  • The SSA data also shows that GERALD is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names GERALD
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 658,210 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 88
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 206.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 283,050
  • National Rank 181
  • Percentile Rank 99.81%
  • Proportion/100k 88.77

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name GERALD is 82.5% White, 3.4% Hispanic origin, 10.9% Black, 1.2% 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 GERALD have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 82.5% 63.9% 18.6%
Hispanic origin 3.4% 16.3% -12.9%
Black 10.9% 12.3% -1.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.2% 4.9% -3.7%
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 GERALD is California where 54,418 people have this name.
  • Nebraska is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named GERALD, as 382.72 in every 100,000 Nebraskans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Michigan.
  • Nebraska 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 GERALD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 34,652 269.03 99.9% Indiana 15,985 242.31 99.7% Iowa 8,032 258.51 99.7% Kansas 8,319 286.47 99.6% Michigan 33,849 341.57 99.9% Minnesota 17,499 320.66 99.9% Missouri 6,182 206.48 99.6% Nebraska 7,201 382.72 99.6% North Dakota 2,798 378.43 99.2% Ohio 29,902 257.91 99.8% South Dakota 2,892 338.92 99.1% Wisconsin 21,868 379.82 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name GERALD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 34,652 269.03 99.9%
Indiana 15,985 242.31 99.7%
Iowa 8,032 258.51 99.7%
Kansas 8,319 286.47 99.6%
Michigan 33,849 341.57 99.9%
Minnesota 17,499 320.66 99.9%
Missouri 6,182 206.48 99.6%
Nebraska 7,201 382.72 99.6%
North Dakota 2,798 378.43 99.2%
Ohio 29,902 257.91 99.8%
South Dakota 2,892 338.92 99.1%
Wisconsin 21,868 379.82 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names GERALD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,864 252.95 98.5% Arizona 16,109 239.31 99.7% California 54,418 140.24 99.9% Colorado 12,392 231.37 99.7% Hawaii 2,101 148.02 99.4% Idaho 4,255 260.35 99.3% Montana 3,177 310.38 99.2% Nevada 6,292 221.6 99.6% New Mexico 4,127 197.88 99.2% Oregon 10,872 273.83 99.7% Utah 5,159 175.32 99.3% Washington 15,398 218.05 99.8% Wyoming 1,828 312.88 98.9%

West States
State stats for the first name GERALD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,864 252.95 98.5%
Arizona 16,109 239.31 99.7%
California 54,418 140.24 99.9%
Colorado 12,392 231.37 99.7%
Hawaii 2,101 148.02 99.4%
Idaho 4,255 260.35 99.3%
Montana 3,177 310.38 99.2%
Nevada 6,292 221.6 99.6%
New Mexico 4,127 197.88 99.2%
Oregon 10,872 273.83 99.7%
Utah 5,159 175.32 99.3%
Washington 15,398 218.05 99.8%
Wyoming 1,828 312.88 98.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names GERALD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,894 108.27 99.2% Maine 1,650 124.06 97.8% Massachusetts 7,870 116.66 99.4% New Hampshire 1,402 105.63 97.7% New Jersey 10,622 118.84 99.6% New York 38,687 195.92 99.9% Pennsylvania 33,078 258.68 99.8% Rhode Island 1,148 108.84 97.9% Vermont 1,411 225.23 98.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name GERALD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,894 108.27 99.2%
Maine 1,650 124.06 97.8%
Massachusetts 7,870 116.66 99.4%
New Hampshire 1,402 105.63 97.7%
New Jersey 10,622 118.84 99.6%
New York 38,687 195.92 99.9%
Pennsylvania 33,078 258.68 99.8%
Rhode Island 1,148 108.84 97.9%
Vermont 1,411 225.23 98.9%
South State Statistics First-Names GERALD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 9,059 186.8 99.6% Arkansas 6,611 222.88 99.6% Delaware 1,672 178.67 99.4% Dist. of Columbia 830 126.01 99.0% Florida 36,809 185.03 99.9% Georgia 16,737 165.76 99.8% Kentucky 9,949 225.43 99.6% Louisiana 13,425 288.72 99.8% Maryland 10,159 169.99 99.7% Mississippi 6,182 206.48 99.6% North Carolina 14,310 143.91 99.8% Oklahoma 8,015 206.68 99.6% South Carolina 9,925 205.38 99.6% Tennessee 11,080 169.18 99.7% Texas 33,733 125.14 99.9% Virginia 14,147 169.91 99.7% West Virginia 3,574 193.14 98.9%

South States
State stats for the first name GERALD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 9,059 186.8 99.6%
Arkansas 6,611 222.88 99.6%
Delaware 1,672 178.67 99.4%
Dist. of Columbia 830 126.01 99.0%
Florida 36,809 185.03 99.9%
Georgia 16,737 165.76 99.8%
Kentucky 9,949 225.43 99.6%
Louisiana 13,425 288.72 99.8%
Maryland 10,159 169.99 99.7%
Mississippi 6,182 206.48 99.6%
North Carolina 14,310 143.91 99.8%
Oklahoma 8,015 206.68 99.6%
South Carolina 9,925 205.38 99.6%
Tennessee 11,080 169.18 99.7%
Texas 33,733 125.14 99.9%
Virginia 14,147 169.91 99.7%
West Virginia 3,574 193.14 98.9%
 

Full Names with GERALD as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is GERALD Smith. 0.95% of all the people named GERALD have this family name.

There are 46356 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name GERALD

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 GERALD Smith 0.95%
2 GERALD Johnson 0.66%
3 GERALD Miller 0.55%
4 GERALD Brown 0.49%
5 GERALD Williams 0.39%
6 GERALD Anderson 0.37%
7 GERALD Jones 0.34%
8 GERALD Davis 0.31%
9 GERALD Martin 0.25%
10 GERALD Thompson 0.25%
11 GERALD Wilson 0.24%
12 GERALD Moore 0.23%
13 GERALD Thomas 0.23%
14 GERALD Nelson 0.22%
15 GERALD White 0.22%
16 GERALD Taylor 0.21%
17 GERALD Clark 0.20%
18 GERALD Harris 0.19%
19 GERALD Hill 0.19%
20 GERALD Hall 0.19%

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