First Names JOSEPH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JOSEPH is ranked as the 11th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,129,859.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 667.97 people named JOSEPH 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 JOSEPH is 1,782,432.
  • The SSA data also shows that JOSEPH is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names JOSEPH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,129,859 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 11
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 668.0

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,782,432
  • National Rank 9
  • Percentile Rank 99.99%
  • Proportion/100k 559.01

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JOSEPH is 80.3% White, 6.5% Hispanic origin, 9.3% Black, 2.0% 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 JOSEPH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name JOSEPH is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English masculine given name
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English surname
  • Biblical surname
  • French masculine given name
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Greek Old and New Testament surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.3% 63.9% 16.4%
Hispanic origin 6.5% 16.3% -9.8%
Black 9.3% 12.3% -3.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.0% 4.9% -2.9%
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 JOSEPH is New York where 257,619 people have this name.
  • Pennsylvania is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JOSEPH, as 1371.55 in every 100,000 Pennsylvanians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • 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 Oklahoma (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 JOSEPH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 105,174 816.53 100.0% Indiana 42,558 645.12 100.0% Iowa 13,147 423.14 99.9% Kansas 11,603 399.56 99.8% Michigan 71,656 723.08 100.0% Minnesota 30,037 550.41 99.9% Missouri 14,233 475.36 99.9% Nebraska 9,047 480.84 99.8% North Dakota 2,589 350.16 99.1% Ohio 97,942 844.75 100.0% South Dakota 2,812 329.59 99.0% Wisconsin 37,615 653.32 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JOSEPH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 105,174 816.53 100.0%
Indiana 42,558 645.12 100.0%
Iowa 13,147 423.14 99.9%
Kansas 11,603 399.56 99.8%
Michigan 71,656 723.08 100.0%
Minnesota 30,037 550.41 99.9%
Missouri 14,233 475.36 99.9%
Nebraska 9,047 480.84 99.8%
North Dakota 2,589 350.16 99.1%
Ohio 97,942 844.75 100.0%
South Dakota 2,812 329.59 99.0%
Wisconsin 37,615 653.32 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names JOSEPH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 4,269 579.4 99.7% Arizona 39,842 591.87 100.0% California 182,078 469.24 100.0% Colorado 30,241 564.63 99.9% Hawaii 6,039 425.39 99.9% Idaho 6,691 409.39 99.8% Montana 5,075 495.85 99.7% Nevada 18,517 652.21 99.9% New Mexico 11,711 561.54 99.9% Oregon 17,725 446.44 99.9% Utah 12,323 418.73 99.8% Washington 29,847 422.68 99.9% Wyoming 2,415 413.45 99.4%

West States
State stats for the first name JOSEPH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 4,269 579.4 99.7%
Arizona 39,842 591.87 100.0%
California 182,078 469.24 100.0%
Colorado 30,241 564.63 99.9%
Hawaii 6,039 425.39 99.9%
Idaho 6,691 409.39 99.8%
Montana 5,075 495.85 99.7%
Nevada 18,517 652.21 99.9%
New Mexico 11,711 561.54 99.9%
Oregon 17,725 446.44 99.9%
Utah 12,323 418.73 99.8%
Washington 29,847 422.68 99.9%
Wyoming 2,415 413.45 99.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JOSEPH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 23,719 659.46 100.0% Maine 5,307 399 99.6% Massachusetts 44,699 662.66 100.0% New Hampshire 6,830 514.78 99.7% New Jersey 79,047 884.38 100.0% New York 257,619 1304.65 100.0% Pennsylvania 175,383 1371.55 100.0% Rhode Island 7,765 735.94 99.9% Vermont 4,198 670.05 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JOSEPH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 23,719 659.46 100.0%
Maine 5,307 399 99.6%
Massachusetts 44,699 662.66 100.0%
New Hampshire 6,830 514.78 99.7%
New Jersey 79,047 884.38 100.0%
New York 257,619 1304.65 100.0%
Pennsylvania 175,383 1371.55 100.0%
Rhode Island 7,765 735.94 99.9%
Vermont 4,198 670.05 99.8%
South State Statistics First-Names JOSEPH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 24,309 501.29 99.9% Arkansas 10,148 342.09 99.8% Delaware 9,148 977.74 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 2,862 434.39 99.9% Florida 158,727 797.89 100.0% Georgia 56,380 558.37 100.0% Kentucky 30,736 696.42 99.9% Louisiana 41,721 897.28 100.0% Maryland 55,422 927.35 100.0% Mississippi 14,233 475.36 99.9% North Carolina 58,054 583.81 100.0% Oklahoma 12,461 321.32 99.8% South Carolina 30,003 620.85 100.0% Tennessee 28,612 436.86 99.9% Texas 97,916 363.23 100.0% Virginia 56,804 682.23 100.0% West Virginia 12,649 683.59 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name JOSEPH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 24,309 501.29 99.9%
Arkansas 10,148 342.09 99.8%
Delaware 9,148 977.74 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 2,862 434.39 99.9%
Florida 158,727 797.89 100.0%
Georgia 56,380 558.37 100.0%
Kentucky 30,736 696.42 99.9%
Louisiana 41,721 897.28 100.0%
Maryland 55,422 927.35 100.0%
Mississippi 14,233 475.36 99.9%
North Carolina 58,054 583.81 100.0%
Oklahoma 12,461 321.32 99.8%
South Carolina 30,003 620.85 100.0%
Tennessee 28,612 436.86 99.9%
Texas 97,916 363.23 100.0%
Virginia 56,804 682.23 100.0%
West Virginia 12,649 683.59 99.9%
 

Full Names with JOSEPH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JOSEPH Smith. 0.48% of all the people named JOSEPH have this family name.

There are 118710 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JOSEPH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JOSEPH Smith 0.48%
2 JOSEPH Johnson 0.34%
3 JOSEPH Miller 0.31%
4 JOSEPH Brown 0.30%
5 JOSEPH Williams 0.30%
6 JOSEPH Davis 0.22%
7 JOSEPH Martin 0.21%
8 JOSEPH Jones 0.21%
9 JOSEPH Thomas 0.21%
10 JOSEPH Lee 0.17%
11 JOSEPH Moore 0.17%
12 JOSEPH Wilson 0.16%
13 JOSEPH White 0.16%
14 JOSEPH Taylor 0.15%
15 JOSEPH Kelly 0.14%
16 JOSEPH King 0.14%
17 JOSEPH Thompson 0.14%
18 JOSEPH Anderson 0.13%
19 JOSEPH Clark 0.13%
20 JOSEPH Hall 0.13%

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