First Names JOHN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JOHN is ranked as the 1st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 5,298,362.
  • This name is in the 100th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 1661.67 people named JOHN 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 JOHN is 3,175,228.
  • The SSA data also shows that JOHN is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names JOHN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 5,298,362 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 1
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 1,661.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 3,175,228
  • National Rank 3
  • Percentile Rank 100.00%
  • Proportion/100k 995.82

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JOHN is 81.0% White, 4.3% Hispanic origin, 10.9% Black, 1.8% 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 JOHN have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name JOHN is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English masculine given name
  • Greek masculine given name
  • Biblical surname
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Masculine given name
  • Common Norwegian masculine given name - SSB Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 81.0% 63.9% 17.1%
Hispanic origin 4.3% 16.3% -12.0%
Black 10.9% 12.3% -1.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.8% 4.9% -3.1%
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 JOHN is California where 537,814 people have this name.
  • Pennsylvania is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JOHN, as 2467.86 in every 100,000 Pennsylvanians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 100th, this rank was reached in the states of Rhode Island.
  • Pennsylvania 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 Hawaii (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 JOHN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 252,581 1960.94 100.0% Indiana 124,173 1882.31 100.0% Iowa 45,973 1479.61 100.0% Kansas 50,330 1733.12 100.0% Michigan 166,735 1682.51 100.0% Minnesota 90,302 1654.75 100.0% Missouri 44,213 1476.7 100.0% Nebraska 31,832 1691.84 100.0% North Dakota 9,320 1260.34 100.0% Ohio 233,922 2017.58 100.0% South Dakota 11,655 1366.04 100.0% Wisconsin 99,546 1728.97 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JOHN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 252,581 1960.94 100.0%
Indiana 124,173 1882.31 100.0%
Iowa 45,973 1479.61 100.0%
Kansas 50,330 1733.12 100.0%
Michigan 166,735 1682.51 100.0%
Minnesota 90,302 1654.75 100.0%
Missouri 44,213 1476.7 100.0%
Nebraska 31,832 1691.84 100.0%
North Dakota 9,320 1260.34 100.0%
Ohio 233,922 2017.58 100.0%
South Dakota 11,655 1366.04 100.0%
Wisconsin 99,546 1728.97 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names JOHN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 14,287 1939.25 100.0% Arizona 123,095 1828.65 100.0% California 537,814 1386.03 100.0% Colorado 97,070 1812.41 100.0% Hawaii 16,051 1130.69 100.0% Idaho 26,320 1610.32 100.0% Montana 20,270 1980.32 100.0% Nevada 46,031 1621.31 100.0% New Mexico 34,109 1635.5 100.0% Oregon 68,349 1721.55 100.0% Utah 37,573 1276.74 100.0% Washington 114,296 1618.57 100.0% Wyoming 11,498 1968.27 100.0%

West States
State stats for the first name JOHN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 14,287 1939.25 100.0%
Arizona 123,095 1828.65 100.0%
California 537,814 1386.03 100.0%
Colorado 97,070 1812.41 100.0%
Hawaii 16,051 1130.69 100.0%
Idaho 26,320 1610.32 100.0%
Montana 20,270 1980.32 100.0%
Nevada 46,031 1621.31 100.0%
New Mexico 34,109 1635.5 100.0%
Oregon 68,349 1721.55 100.0%
Utah 37,573 1276.74 100.0%
Washington 114,296 1618.57 100.0%
Wyoming 11,498 1968.27 100.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JOHN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 54,665 1519.86 100.0% Maine 17,235 1295.79 100.0% Massachusetts 108,519 1608.79 100.0% New Hampshire 21,042 1585.89 100.0% New Jersey 140,488 1571.78 100.0% New York 405,942 2055.8 100.0% Pennsylvania 315,571 2467.86 100.0% Rhode Island 16,187 1534.08 100.0% Vermont 13,473 2150.29 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JOHN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 54,665 1519.86 100.0%
Maine 17,235 1295.79 100.0%
Massachusetts 108,519 1608.79 100.0%
New Hampshire 21,042 1585.89 100.0%
New Jersey 140,488 1571.78 100.0%
New York 405,942 2055.8 100.0%
Pennsylvania 315,571 2467.86 100.0%
Rhode Island 16,187 1534.08 100.0%
Vermont 13,473 2150.29 100.0%
South State Statistics First-Names JOHN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 76,742 1582.51 100.0% Arkansas 44,082 1486.05 100.0% Delaware 19,381 2071.43 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 7,560 1147.33 100.0% Florida 329,147 1654.56 100.0% Georgia 153,778 1522.95 100.0% Kentucky 71,876 1628.56 100.0% Louisiana 70,178 1509.3 100.0% Maryland 120,284 2012.65 100.0% Mississippi 44,213 1476.7 100.0% North Carolina 156,599 1574.82 100.0% Oklahoma 57,545 1483.86 100.0% South Carolina 87,368 1807.93 100.0% Tennessee 99,315 1516.41 100.0% Texas 348,031 1291.06 100.0% Virginia 161,692 1941.95 100.0% West Virginia 35,609 1924.48 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name JOHN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 76,742 1582.51 100.0%
Arkansas 44,082 1486.05 100.0%
Delaware 19,381 2071.43 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 7,560 1147.33 100.0%
Florida 329,147 1654.56 100.0%
Georgia 153,778 1522.95 100.0%
Kentucky 71,876 1628.56 100.0%
Louisiana 70,178 1509.3 100.0%
Maryland 120,284 2012.65 100.0%
Mississippi 44,213 1476.7 100.0%
North Carolina 156,599 1574.82 100.0%
Oklahoma 57,545 1483.86 100.0%
South Carolina 87,368 1807.93 100.0%
Tennessee 99,315 1516.41 100.0%
Texas 348,031 1291.06 100.0%
Virginia 161,692 1941.95 100.0%
West Virginia 35,609 1924.48 100.0%
 

Full Names with JOHN as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JOHN Smith. 0.61% of all the people named JOHN have this family name.

There are 190543 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JOHN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JOHN Smith 0.61%
2 JOHN Miller 0.40%
3 JOHN Williams 0.38%
4 JOHN Johnson 0.36%
5 JOHN Davis 0.31%
6 JOHN Jones 0.30%
7 JOHN Anderson 0.28%
8 JOHN Brown 0.27%
9 JOHN Martin 0.25%
10 JOHN Wilson 0.25%
11 JOHN Thomas 0.23%
12 JOHN Moore 0.23%
13 JOHN Lee 0.22%
14 JOHN Taylor 0.22%
15 JOHN Thompson 0.22%
16 JOHN White 0.20%
17 JOHN Hall 0.19%
18 JOHN Clark 0.19%
19 JOHN King 0.19%
20 JOHN Hill 0.17%

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