First Names JACOB

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JACOB is ranked as the 381st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 170,896.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 53.6 people named JACOB for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 84% 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 JACOB is 815,665.
  • The SSA data also shows that JACOB is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names JACOB
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 170,896 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 381
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 53.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 815,665
  • National Rank 40
  • Percentile Rank 99.96%
  • Proportion/100k 255.81

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JACOB is 78.2% White, 7.5% Hispanic origin, 10.0% Black, 2.3% 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 JACOB have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name JACOB is included in the following name catgories:
  • Biblical surname
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common Danish masculine given name - DST Data
  • Masculine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.2% 63.9% 14.3%
Hispanic origin 7.5% 16.3% -8.8%
Black 10.0% 12.3% -2.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.3% 4.9% -2.6%
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 JACOB is California where 15,592 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JACOB, as 127.76 in every 100,000 Utahns have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • Utah 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 Mississippi (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 JACOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,862 53.28 99.4% Indiana 4,132 62.64 99.0% Iowa 2,596 83.55 98.9% Kansas 1,751 60.3 97.9% Michigan 6,224 62.8 99.6% Minnesota 4,946 90.63 99.4% Missouri 1,004 33.53 97.4% Nebraska 940 49.93 96.8% North Dakota 611 82.65 94.7% Ohio 6,343 54.7 99.2% South Dakota 398 46.64 93.1% Wisconsin 4,660 80.93 99.3%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JACOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,862 53.28 99.4%
Indiana 4,132 62.64 99.0%
Iowa 2,596 83.55 98.9%
Kansas 1,751 60.3 97.9%
Michigan 6,224 62.8 99.6%
Minnesota 4,946 90.63 99.4%
Missouri 1,004 33.53 97.4%
Nebraska 940 49.93 96.8%
North Dakota 611 82.65 94.7%
Ohio 6,343 54.7 99.2%
South Dakota 398 46.64 93.1%
Wisconsin 4,660 80.93 99.3%
West State Statistics First-Names JACOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 717 97.29 95.4% Arizona 3,494 51.91 98.6% California 15,592 40.18 99.6% Colorado 3,606 67.33 98.9% Hawaii 783 55.13 98.2% Idaho 1,257 76.91 97.5% Montana 635 62.08 95.4% Nevada 1,321 46.52 97.9% New Mexico 1,399 67.06 97.4% Oregon 2,864 72.14 98.7% Utah 3,760 127.76 99.0% Washington 4,649 65.83 99.4% Wyoming 420 71.83 94.3%

West States
State stats for the first name JACOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 717 97.29 95.4%
Arizona 3,494 51.91 98.6%
California 15,592 40.18 99.6%
Colorado 3,606 67.33 98.9%
Hawaii 783 55.13 98.2%
Idaho 1,257 76.91 97.5%
Montana 635 62.08 95.4%
Nevada 1,321 46.52 97.9%
New Mexico 1,399 67.06 97.4%
Oregon 2,864 72.14 98.7%
Utah 3,760 127.76 99.0%
Washington 4,649 65.83 99.4%
Wyoming 420 71.83 94.3%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JACOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,511 42.01 98.4% Maine 876 65.86 96.4% Massachusetts 2,785 41.29 98.6% New Hampshire 934 70.42 96.9% New Jersey 3,419 38.25 99.0% New York 11,304 57.25 99.7% Pennsylvania 6,737 52.68 99.3% Rhode Island 611 57.87 96.8% Vermont 286 45.67 95.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JACOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,511 42.01 98.4%
Maine 876 65.86 96.4%
Massachusetts 2,785 41.29 98.6%
New Hampshire 934 70.42 96.9%
New Jersey 3,419 38.25 99.0%
New York 11,304 57.25 99.7%
Pennsylvania 6,737 52.68 99.3%
Rhode Island 611 57.87 96.8%
Vermont 286 45.67 95.4%
South State Statistics First-Names JACOB State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,993 41.1 98.4% Arkansas 1,345 45.35 97.8% Delaware 466 49.8 97.9% Dist. of Columbia 342 51.95 97.3% Florida 7,591 38.16 99.6% Georgia 3,926 38.88 99.1% Kentucky 1,873 42.44 98.0% Louisiana 3,162 68 98.8% Maryland 2,921 48.88 99.2% Mississippi 1,004 33.53 97.4% North Carolina 4,258 42.82 99.3% Oklahoma 2,358 60.81 98.4% South Carolina 2,325 48.12 98.5% Tennessee 2,508 38.3 98.7% Texas 14,819 54.97 99.7% Virginia 3,561 42.77 99.1% West Virginia 718 38.82 95.3%

South States
State stats for the first name JACOB

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,993 41.1 98.4%
Arkansas 1,345 45.35 97.8%
Delaware 466 49.8 97.9%
Dist. of Columbia 342 51.95 97.3%
Florida 7,591 38.16 99.6%
Georgia 3,926 38.88 99.1%
Kentucky 1,873 42.44 98.0%
Louisiana 3,162 68 98.8%
Maryland 2,921 48.88 99.2%
Mississippi 1,004 33.53 97.4%
North Carolina 4,258 42.82 99.3%
Oklahoma 2,358 60.81 98.4%
South Carolina 2,325 48.12 98.5%
Tennessee 2,508 38.3 98.7%
Texas 14,819 54.97 99.7%
Virginia 3,561 42.77 99.1%
West Virginia 718 38.82 95.3%
 

Full Names with JACOB as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JACOB Smith. 0.86% of all the people named JACOB have this family name.

There are 17356 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JACOB

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JACOB Smith 0.86%
2 JACOB Johnson 0.63%
3 JACOB Miller 0.57%
4 JACOB Brown 0.44%
5 JACOB Williams 0.37%
6 JACOB Thomas 0.36%
7 JACOB Anderson 0.32%
8 JACOB Jones 0.26%
9 JACOB Davis 0.26%
10 JACOB Wilson 0.23%
11 JACOB Thompson 0.23%
12 JACOB Martin 0.21%
13 JACOB King 0.20%
14 JACOB Taylor 0.20%
15 JACOB White 0.20%
16 JACOB Nelson 0.19%
17 JACOB Walker 0.19%
18 JACOB Cohen 0.18%
19 JACOB Young 0.18%
20 JACOB Hill 0.18%

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