First Names HAROLD

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • HAROLD is ranked as the 108th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 560,464.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 175.77 people named HAROLD 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 HAROLD is 228,179.
  • The SSA data also shows that HAROLD is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names HAROLD
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 560,464 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 108
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 175.8

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 228,179
  • National Rank 235
  • Percentile Rank 99.75%
  • Proportion/100k 71.56

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name HAROLD is 80.9% White, 2.6% Hispanic origin, 13.2% Black, 1.1% 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 HAROLD have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.9% 63.9% 17.0%
Hispanic origin 2.6% 16.3% -13.7%
Black 13.2% 12.3% 0.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.1% 4.9% -3.8%
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 HAROLD is California where 43,679 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named HAROLD, as 343.52 in every 100,000 West Virginians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • West Virginia 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 Massachusetts (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 HAROLD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 25,644 199.09 99.8% Indiana 16,759 254.05 99.7% Iowa 7,355 236.72 99.6% Kansas 8,811 303.42 99.6% Michigan 18,331 184.98 99.8% Minnesota 8,885 162.82 99.7% Missouri 6,468 216.03 99.6% Nebraska 5,092 270.63 99.3% North Dakota 1,464 197.91 98.0% Ohio 28,437 245.27 99.8% South Dakota 1,910 223.87 98.4% Wisconsin 9,653 167.67 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name HAROLD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 25,644 199.09 99.8%
Indiana 16,759 254.05 99.7%
Iowa 7,355 236.72 99.6%
Kansas 8,811 303.42 99.6%
Michigan 18,331 184.98 99.8%
Minnesota 8,885 162.82 99.7%
Missouri 6,468 216.03 99.6%
Nebraska 5,092 270.63 99.3%
North Dakota 1,464 197.91 98.0%
Ohio 28,437 245.27 99.8%
South Dakota 1,910 223.87 98.4%
Wisconsin 9,653 167.67 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names HAROLD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,402 190.25 97.7% Arizona 12,556 186.52 99.6% California 43,679 112.57 99.9% Colorado 9,218 172.11 99.5% Hawaii 2,258 159.04 99.5% Idaho 3,498 214.01 99.2% Montana 2,408 235.28 98.8% Nevada 4,384 154.41 99.4% New Mexico 3,073 147.35 98.8% Oregon 8,000 201.51 99.5% Utah 4,455 151.4 99.1% Washington 10,597 150.07 99.7% Wyoming 1,520 260.2 98.5%

West States
State stats for the first name HAROLD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,402 190.25 97.7%
Arizona 12,556 186.52 99.6%
California 43,679 112.57 99.9%
Colorado 9,218 172.11 99.5%
Hawaii 2,258 159.04 99.5%
Idaho 3,498 214.01 99.2%
Montana 2,408 235.28 98.8%
Nevada 4,384 154.41 99.4%
New Mexico 3,073 147.35 98.8%
Oregon 8,000 201.51 99.5%
Utah 4,455 151.4 99.1%
Washington 10,597 150.07 99.7%
Wyoming 1,520 260.2 98.5%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names HAROLD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,272 90.99 99.0% Maine 1,294 97.26 97.2% Massachusetts 4,877 72.31 99.1% New Hampshire 1,018 76.76 97.0% New Jersey 7,954 88.99 99.5% New York 29,510 149.45 99.9% Pennsylvania 25,736 201.26 99.8% Rhode Island 857 81.2 97.4% Vermont 1,200 191.44 98.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name HAROLD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,272 90.99 99.0%
Maine 1,294 97.26 97.2%
Massachusetts 4,877 72.31 99.1%
New Hampshire 1,018 76.76 97.0%
New Jersey 7,954 88.99 99.5%
New York 29,510 149.45 99.9%
Pennsylvania 25,736 201.26 99.8%
Rhode Island 857 81.2 97.4%
Vermont 1,200 191.44 98.6%
South State Statistics First-Names HAROLD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 12,011 247.68 99.8% Arkansas 9,007 303.65 99.7% Delaware 1,259 134.57 99.2% Dist. of Columbia 736 111.64 98.9% Florida 34,932 175.6 99.9% Georgia 21,538 213.3 99.8% Kentucky 14,188 321.48 99.7% Louisiana 10,537 226.63 99.7% Maryland 9,199 153.92 99.7% Mississippi 6,468 216.03 99.6% North Carolina 20,274 203.88 99.8% Oklahoma 9,647 248.75 99.7% South Carolina 13,095 270.99 99.8% Tennessee 16,391 250.27 99.8% Texas 35,703 132.45 99.9% Virginia 16,000 192.16 99.8% West Virginia 6,356 343.52 99.4%

South States
State stats for the first name HAROLD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 12,011 247.68 99.8%
Arkansas 9,007 303.65 99.7%
Delaware 1,259 134.57 99.2%
Dist. of Columbia 736 111.64 98.9%
Florida 34,932 175.6 99.9%
Georgia 21,538 213.3 99.8%
Kentucky 14,188 321.48 99.7%
Louisiana 10,537 226.63 99.7%
Maryland 9,199 153.92 99.7%
Mississippi 6,468 216.03 99.6%
North Carolina 20,274 203.88 99.8%
Oklahoma 9,647 248.75 99.7%
South Carolina 13,095 270.99 99.8%
Tennessee 16,391 250.27 99.8%
Texas 35,703 132.45 99.9%
Virginia 16,000 192.16 99.8%
West Virginia 6,356 343.52 99.4%
 

Full Names with HAROLD as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is HAROLD Smith. 1.15% of all the people named HAROLD have this family name.

There are 34028 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name HAROLD

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 HAROLD Smith 1.15%
2 HAROLD Johnson 0.86%
3 HAROLD Brown 0.59%
4 HAROLD Miller 0.57%
5 HAROLD Williams 0.54%
6 HAROLD Jones 0.53%
7 HAROLD Davis 0.45%
8 HAROLD Wilson 0.36%
9 HAROLD Anderson 0.36%
10 HAROLD Thompson 0.30%
11 HAROLD Moore 0.29%
12 HAROLD Martin 0.29%
13 HAROLD White 0.28%
14 HAROLD Thomas 0.28%
15 HAROLD Jackson 0.26%
16 HAROLD Taylor 0.26%
17 HAROLD Hall 0.26%
18 HAROLD Clark 0.25%
19 HAROLD Wright 0.24%
20 HAROLD Hill 0.23%

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