First Names HELEN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • HELEN is ranked as the 69th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 795,354.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 249.44 people named HELEN 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 HELEN is 332,394.
  • The SSA data also shows that HELEN is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names HELEN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 795,354 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 69
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 249.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 332,394
  • National Rank 143
  • Percentile Rank 99.85%
  • Proportion/100k 104.25

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name HELEN is 78.5% White, 4.4% Hispanic origin, 12.0% Black, 3.0% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 HELEN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.5% 63.9% 14.6%
Hispanic origin 4.4% 16.3% -11.9%
Black 12.0% 12.3% -0.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3.0% 4.9% -1.9%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
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 HELEN is California where 83,924 people have this name.
  • West Virginia is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named HELEN, as 489.47 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 California.
  • 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 Maine (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 HELEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 38,201 296.58 99.9% Indiana 19,205 291.12 99.8% Iowa 7,094 228.31 99.6% Kansas 8,502 292.77 99.6% Michigan 23,504 237.18 99.9% Minnesota 10,163 186.24 99.7% Missouri 9,214 307.73 99.8% Nebraska 5,401 287.04 99.4% North Dakota 2,010 271.86 98.8% Ohio 41,292 356.15 99.9% South Dakota 2,388 279.84 98.7% Wisconsin 11,164 193.91 99.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name HELEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 38,201 296.58 99.9%
Indiana 19,205 291.12 99.8%
Iowa 7,094 228.31 99.6%
Kansas 8,502 292.77 99.6%
Michigan 23,504 237.18 99.9%
Minnesota 10,163 186.24 99.7%
Missouri 9,214 307.73 99.8%
Nebraska 5,401 287.04 99.4%
North Dakota 2,010 271.86 98.8%
Ohio 41,292 356.15 99.9%
South Dakota 2,388 279.84 98.7%
Wisconsin 11,164 193.91 99.7%
West State Statistics First-Names HELEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,688 229.16 98.3% Arizona 18,123 269.23 99.8% California 83,924 216.28 100.0% Colorado 12,554 234.4 99.7% Hawaii 2,974 209.51 99.7% Idaho 3,896 238.37 99.3% Montana 3,475 339.51 99.3% Nevada 6,512 229.35 99.6% New Mexico 6,363 305.09 99.6% Oregon 10,894 274.38 99.7% Utah 5,383 182.91 99.3% Washington 14,221 201.39 99.8% Wyoming 1,837 314.48 98.9%

West States
State stats for the first name HELEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,688 229.16 98.3%
Arizona 18,123 269.23 99.8%
California 83,924 216.28 100.0%
Colorado 12,554 234.4 99.7%
Hawaii 2,974 209.51 99.7%
Idaho 3,896 238.37 99.3%
Montana 3,475 339.51 99.3%
Nevada 6,512 229.35 99.6%
New Mexico 6,363 305.09 99.6%
Oregon 10,894 274.38 99.7%
Utah 5,383 182.91 99.3%
Washington 14,221 201.39 99.8%
Wyoming 1,837 314.48 98.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names HELEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 5,837 162.29 99.5% Maine 1,446 108.75 97.5% Massachusetts 9,889 146.6 99.6% New Hampshire 1,551 116.9 97.9% New Jersey 14,886 166.54 99.7% New York 56,413 285.69 99.9% Pennsylvania 57,204 447.36 99.9% Rhode Island 1,395 132.16 98.4% Vermont 1,548 247.12 99.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name HELEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 5,837 162.29 99.5%
Maine 1,446 108.75 97.5%
Massachusetts 9,889 146.6 99.6%
New Hampshire 1,551 116.9 97.9%
New Jersey 14,886 166.54 99.7%
New York 56,413 285.69 99.9%
Pennsylvania 57,204 447.36 99.9%
Rhode Island 1,395 132.16 98.4%
Vermont 1,548 247.12 99.1%
South State Statistics First-Names HELEN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 13,286 273.98 99.8% Arkansas 9,385 316.39 99.7% Delaware 2,650 283.21 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 896 135.96 99.1% Florida 48,985 246.24 99.9% Georgia 24,742 245.03 99.9% Kentucky 13,190 298.87 99.7% Louisiana 11,529 247.95 99.8% Maryland 18,089 302.68 99.9% Mississippi 9,214 307.73 99.8% North Carolina 24,353 244.9 99.9% Oklahoma 10,836 279.43 99.7% South Carolina 15,038 311.19 99.8% Tennessee 20,360 310.86 99.9% Texas 47,898 177.68 99.9% Virginia 24,399 293.03 99.9% West Virginia 9,057 489.47 99.7%

South States
State stats for the first name HELEN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 13,286 273.98 99.8%
Arkansas 9,385 316.39 99.7%
Delaware 2,650 283.21 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 896 135.96 99.1%
Florida 48,985 246.24 99.9%
Georgia 24,742 245.03 99.9%
Kentucky 13,190 298.87 99.7%
Louisiana 11,529 247.95 99.8%
Maryland 18,089 302.68 99.9%
Mississippi 9,214 307.73 99.8%
North Carolina 24,353 244.9 99.9%
Oklahoma 10,836 279.43 99.7%
South Carolina 15,038 311.19 99.8%
Tennessee 20,360 310.86 99.9%
Texas 47,898 177.68 99.9%
Virginia 24,399 293.03 99.9%
West Virginia 9,057 489.47 99.7%
 

Full Names with HELEN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is HELEN Smith. 0.85% of all the people named HELEN have this family name.

There are 54787 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name HELEN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 HELEN Smith 0.85%
2 HELEN Johnson 0.64%
3 HELEN Williams 0.48%
4 HELEN Jones 0.47%
5 HELEN Brown 0.46%
6 HELEN Miller 0.43%
7 HELEN Davis 0.41%
8 HELEN Lee 0.35%
9 HELEN Anderson 0.29%
10 HELEN Wilson 0.28%
11 HELEN Martin 0.26%
12 HELEN Taylor 0.25%
13 HELEN Moore 0.25%
14 HELEN Thomas 0.24%
15 HELEN Thompson 0.23%
16 HELEN White 0.22%
17 HELEN Hill 0.21%
18 HELEN Jackson 0.21%
19 HELEN Clark 0.21%
20 HELEN Harris 0.20%