First Names JAY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JAY is ranked as the 218th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 315,108.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 98.82 people named JAY 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 JAY is 147,579.
  • The SSA data also shows that JAY is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names JAY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 315,108 +/-0.6%
  • National Rank 218
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 98.8

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 147,579
  • National Rank 359
  • Percentile Rank 99.61%
  • Proportion/100k 46.28

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JAY is 78.5% White, 3.6% Hispanic origin, 11.3% Black, 4.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% 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 JAY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.5% 63.9% 14.6%
Hispanic origin 3.6% 16.3% -12.7%
Black 11.3% 12.3% -1.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4.3% 4.9% -0.6%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
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 JAY is California where 33,599 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JAY, as 206.83 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 California.
  • 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 Kentucky (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 2 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names JAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 12,495 97 99.6% Indiana 8,253 125.11 99.4% Iowa 4,072 131.06 99.3% Kansas 4,726 162.73 99.1% Michigan 7,788 78.59 99.6% Minnesota 7,072 129.59 99.6% Missouri 2,300 76.82 98.6% Nebraska 2,832 150.5 98.7% North Dakota 1,222 165.29 97.5% Ohio 12,065 104.06 99.5% South Dakota 1,256 147.18 97.3% Wisconsin 6,756 117.33 99.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 12,495 97 99.6%
Indiana 8,253 125.11 99.4%
Iowa 4,072 131.06 99.3%
Kansas 4,726 162.73 99.1%
Michigan 7,788 78.59 99.6%
Minnesota 7,072 129.59 99.6%
Missouri 2,300 76.82 98.6%
Nebraska 2,832 150.5 98.7%
North Dakota 1,222 165.29 97.5%
Ohio 12,065 104.06 99.5%
South Dakota 1,256 147.18 97.3%
Wisconsin 6,756 117.33 99.5%
West State Statistics First-Names JAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,051 142.69 97.0% Arizona 7,691 114.25 99.3% California 33,599 86.59 99.8% Colorado 7,334 136.93 99.4% Hawaii 1,921 135.29 99.3% Idaho 3,068 187.74 99.0% Montana 1,789 174.73 98.3% Nevada 2,999 105.63 99.0% New Mexico 2,029 97.29 98.1% Oregon 5,085 128.08 99.2% Utah 6,087 206.83 99.4% Washington 8,972 127.05 99.7% Wyoming 1,044 178.79 97.6%

West States
State stats for the first name JAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,051 142.69 97.0%
Arizona 7,691 114.25 99.3%
California 33,599 86.59 99.8%
Colorado 7,334 136.93 99.4%
Hawaii 1,921 135.29 99.3%
Idaho 3,068 187.74 99.0%
Montana 1,789 174.73 98.3%
Nevada 2,999 105.63 99.0%
New Mexico 2,029 97.29 98.1%
Oregon 5,085 128.08 99.2%
Utah 6,087 206.83 99.4%
Washington 8,972 127.05 99.7%
Wyoming 1,044 178.79 97.6%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,274 118.83 99.3% Maine 1,569 117.94 97.7% Massachusetts 8,879 131.63 99.5% New Hampshire 1,943 146.48 98.3% New Jersey 10,497 117.44 99.6% New York 16,359 82.85 99.7% Pennsylvania 14,870 116.29 99.6% Rhode Island 1,312 124.38 98.3% Vermont 835 133.26 98.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,274 118.83 99.3%
Maine 1,569 117.94 97.7%
Massachusetts 8,879 131.63 99.5%
New Hampshire 1,943 146.48 98.3%
New Jersey 10,497 117.44 99.6%
New York 16,359 82.85 99.7%
Pennsylvania 14,870 116.29 99.6%
Rhode Island 1,312 124.38 98.3%
Vermont 835 133.26 98.0%
South State Statistics First-Names JAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,785 78.06 99.0% Arkansas 3,107 104.74 98.8% Delaware 1,088 116.33 99.0% Dist. of Columbia 772 117.16 99.0% Florida 17,207 86.5 99.8% Georgia 8,657 85.73 99.5% Kentucky 3,345 75.78 98.7% Louisiana 3,852 82.84 99.0% Maryland 6,106 102.17 99.6% Mississippi 2,300 76.82 98.6% North Carolina 8,283 83.29 99.6% Oklahoma 5,315 137.05 99.3% South Carolina 4,003 82.84 99.0% Tennessee 5,445 83.13 99.2% Texas 24,617 91.32 99.8% Virginia 7,889 94.74 99.5% West Virginia 1,864 100.75 97.6%

South States
State stats for the first name JAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,785 78.06 99.0%
Arkansas 3,107 104.74 98.8%
Delaware 1,088 116.33 99.0%
Dist. of Columbia 772 117.16 99.0%
Florida 17,207 86.5 99.8%
Georgia 8,657 85.73 99.5%
Kentucky 3,345 75.78 98.7%
Louisiana 3,852 82.84 99.0%
Maryland 6,106 102.17 99.6%
Mississippi 2,300 76.82 98.6%
North Carolina 8,283 83.29 99.6%
Oklahoma 5,315 137.05 99.3%
South Carolina 4,003 82.84 99.0%
Tennessee 5,445 83.13 99.2%
Texas 24,617 91.32 99.8%
Virginia 7,889 94.74 99.5%
West Virginia 1,864 100.75 97.6%
 

Full Names with JAY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JAY Johnson. 0.90% of all the people named JAY have this family name.

There are 26302 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JAY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JAY Johnson 0.90%
2 JAY Smith 0.84%
3 JAY Miller 0.46%
4 JAY Williams 0.42%
5 JAY Brown 0.39%
6 JAY Jones 0.39%
7 JAY Patel 0.36%
8 JAY Lee 0.34%
9 JAY Anderson 0.34%
10 JAY Davis 0.33%
11 JAY Thomas 0.28%
12 JAY Jackson 0.27%
13 JAY Thompson 0.25%
14 JAY Wilson 0.25%
15 JAY Martin 0.24%
16 JAY Nelson 0.24%
17 JAY Taylor 0.22%
18 JAY Hall 0.21%
19 JAY White 0.21%
20 JAY Clark 0.19%

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