First Names HEATHER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • HEATHER is ranked as the 112th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 547,672.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 171.76 people named HEATHER 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 HEATHER is 509,948.
  • The SSA data also shows that HEATHER is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names HEATHER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 547,672 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 112
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 171.8

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 509,948
  • National Rank 85
  • Percentile Rank 99.91%
  • Proportion/100k 159.93

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name HEATHER is 81.1% White, 4.0% Hispanic origin, 11.7% 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 HEATHER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 81.1% 63.9% 17.2%
Hispanic origin 4.0% 16.3% -12.3%
Black 11.7% 12.3% -0.6%
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 HEATHER is California where 44,177 people have this name.
  • Maine is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named HEATHER, as 497.79 in every 100,000 Mainers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Maine 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 HEATHER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 19,641 152.49 99.8% Indiana 15,649 237.23 99.7% Iowa 6,469 208.2 99.6% Kansas 5,633 193.97 99.3% Michigan 19,953 201.35 99.9% Minnesota 10,606 194.34 99.7% Missouri 4,175 139.43 99.3% Nebraska 3,495 185.77 99.0% North Dakota 1,455 196.83 98.0% Ohio 27,279 235.29 99.8% South Dakota 1,547 181.38 97.8% Wisconsin 10,895 189.24 99.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name HEATHER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 19,641 152.49 99.8%
Indiana 15,649 237.23 99.7%
Iowa 6,469 208.2 99.6%
Kansas 5,633 193.97 99.3%
Michigan 19,953 201.35 99.9%
Minnesota 10,606 194.34 99.7%
Missouri 4,175 139.43 99.3%
Nebraska 3,495 185.77 99.0%
North Dakota 1,455 196.83 98.0%
Ohio 27,279 235.29 99.8%
South Dakota 1,547 181.38 97.8%
Wisconsin 10,895 189.24 99.7%
West State Statistics First-Names HEATHER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,704 231.33 98.3% Arizona 10,170 151.08 99.5% California 44,177 113.85 99.9% Colorado 12,770 238.43 99.7% Hawaii 1,638 115.36 99.1% Idaho 3,802 232.64 99.2% Montana 2,142 209.22 98.6% Nevada 4,586 161.52 99.4% New Mexico 2,472 118.54 98.5% Oregon 8,417 212 99.6% Utah 9,963 338.53 99.7% Washington 14,138 200.21 99.8% Wyoming 1,100 188.37 97.9%

West States
State stats for the first name HEATHER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,704 231.33 98.3%
Arizona 10,170 151.08 99.5%
California 44,177 113.85 99.9%
Colorado 12,770 238.43 99.7%
Hawaii 1,638 115.36 99.1%
Idaho 3,802 232.64 99.2%
Montana 2,142 209.22 98.6%
Nevada 4,586 161.52 99.4%
New Mexico 2,472 118.54 98.5%
Oregon 8,417 212 99.6%
Utah 9,963 338.53 99.7%
Washington 14,138 200.21 99.8%
Wyoming 1,100 188.37 97.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names HEATHER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 10,828 301.04 99.8% Maine 6,621 497.79 99.7% Massachusetts 19,303 286.16 99.8% New Hampshire 5,559 419.01 99.6% New Jersey 18,472 206.66 99.8% New York 26,828 135.87 99.8% Pennsylvania 27,912 218.28 99.8% Rhode Island 3,062 290.23 99.4% Vermont 1,752 279.66 99.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name HEATHER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 10,828 301.04 99.8%
Maine 6,621 497.79 99.7%
Massachusetts 19,303 286.16 99.8%
New Hampshire 5,559 419.01 99.6%
New Jersey 18,472 206.66 99.8%
New York 26,828 135.87 99.8%
Pennsylvania 27,912 218.28 99.8%
Rhode Island 3,062 290.23 99.4%
Vermont 1,752 279.66 99.2%
South State Statistics First-Names HEATHER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 7,536 155.41 99.5% Arkansas 4,779 161.11 99.3% Delaware 2,376 253.94 99.6% Dist. of Columbia 590 89.53 98.4% Florida 28,538 143.46 99.9% Georgia 18,492 183.13 99.8% Kentucky 7,908 179.17 99.4% Louisiana 6,525 140.33 99.5% Maryland 10,725 179.46 99.8% Mississippi 4,175 139.43 99.3% North Carolina 19,582 196.92 99.8% Oklahoma 7,260 187.2 99.5% South Carolina 9,117 188.66 99.6% Tennessee 13,016 198.73 99.7% Texas 35,257 130.79 99.9% Virginia 16,131 193.73 99.8% West Virginia 4,219 228.03 99.0%

South States
State stats for the first name HEATHER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 7,536 155.41 99.5%
Arkansas 4,779 161.11 99.3%
Delaware 2,376 253.94 99.6%
Dist. of Columbia 590 89.53 98.4%
Florida 28,538 143.46 99.9%
Georgia 18,492 183.13 99.8%
Kentucky 7,908 179.17 99.4%
Louisiana 6,525 140.33 99.5%
Maryland 10,725 179.46 99.8%
Mississippi 4,175 139.43 99.3%
North Carolina 19,582 196.92 99.8%
Oklahoma 7,260 187.2 99.5%
South Carolina 9,117 188.66 99.6%
Tennessee 13,016 198.73 99.7%
Texas 35,257 130.79 99.9%
Virginia 16,131 193.73 99.8%
West Virginia 4,219 228.03 99.0%
 

Full Names with HEATHER as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is HEATHER Smith. 1.02% of all the people named HEATHER have this family name.

There are 38578 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name HEATHER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 HEATHER Smith 1.02%
2 HEATHER Johnson 0.69%
3 HEATHER Brown 0.50%
4 HEATHER Jones 0.49%
5 HEATHER Miller 0.46%
6 HEATHER Williams 0.45%
7 HEATHER Davis 0.44%
8 HEATHER Anderson 0.37%
9 HEATHER Hall 0.30%
10 HEATHER Martin 0.28%
11 HEATHER Wilson 0.27%
12 HEATHER Thompson 0.26%
13 HEATHER Moore 0.25%
14 HEATHER White 0.25%
15 HEATHER Clark 0.24%
16 HEATHER Taylor 0.24%
17 HEATHER Thomas 0.24%
18 HEATHER Lee 0.23%
19 HEATHER Hill 0.22%
20 HEATHER King 0.22%

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