First Names JOSH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JOSH is ranked as the 492nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 113,320.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 35.54 people named JOSH 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 JOSH is 13,609.

First Names JOSH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 113,320 +/-1.1%
  • National Rank 492
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 35.5

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 13,609
  • National Rank 1,747
  • Percentile Rank 98.11%
  • Proportion/100k 4.27

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JOSH is 80.1% White, 4.6% Hispanic origin, 11.7% Black, 1.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% 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 JOSH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name JOSH is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US surname - 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 JOSH

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.1% 63.9% 16.2%
Hispanic origin 4.6% 16.3% -11.7%
Black 11.7% 12.3% -0.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.5% 4.9% -3.4%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
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 JOSH is California where 10,730 people have this name.
  • Maine is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JOSH, as 182.27 in every 100,000 Mainers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Maine 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 Florida (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 13 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names JOSH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 3,431 26.64 99.0% Indiana 3,594 54.48 98.8% Iowa 2,153 69.29 98.8% Kansas 1,561 53.76 97.7% Michigan 2,885 29.11 99.3% Minnesota 2,734 50.1 99.0% Missouri 964 32.19 97.4% Nebraska 1,058 56.22 97.0% North Dakota 386 52.2 92.9% Ohio 4,263 36.77 99.0% South Dakota 575 67.37 94.5% Wisconsin 2,523 43.82 98.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JOSH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 3,431 26.64 99.0%
Indiana 3,594 54.48 98.8%
Iowa 2,153 69.29 98.8%
Kansas 1,561 53.76 97.7%
Michigan 2,885 29.11 99.3%
Minnesota 2,734 50.1 99.0%
Missouri 964 32.19 97.4%
Nebraska 1,058 56.22 97.0%
North Dakota 386 52.2 92.9%
Ohio 4,263 36.77 99.0%
South Dakota 575 67.37 94.5%
Wisconsin 2,523 43.82 98.9%
West State Statistics First-Names JOSH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 207 28.11 89.3% Arizona 2,251 33.43 98.2% California 10,730 27.65 99.5% Colorado 2,586 48.29 98.5% Hawaii 530 37.32 97.5% Idaho 882 53.98 96.8% Montana 643 62.84 95.5% Nevada 825 29.07 97.0% New Mexico 532 25.5 94.7% Oregon 1,710 43.06 98.1% Utah 1,631 55.44 97.9% Washington 4,051 57.37 99.3% Wyoming 354 60.66 93.5%

West States
State stats for the first name JOSH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 207 28.11 89.3%
Arizona 2,251 33.43 98.2%
California 10,730 27.65 99.5%
Colorado 2,586 48.29 98.5%
Hawaii 530 37.32 97.5%
Idaho 882 53.98 96.8%
Montana 643 62.84 95.5%
Nevada 825 29.07 97.0%
New Mexico 532 25.5 94.7%
Oregon 1,710 43.06 98.1%
Utah 1,631 55.44 97.9%
Washington 4,051 57.37 99.3%
Wyoming 354 60.66 93.5%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JOSH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,832 78.74 98.9% Maine 2,424 182.27 98.5% Massachusetts 6,884 102.06 99.3% New Hampshire 1,981 149.29 98.3% New Jersey 3,878 43.39 99.1% New York 4,173 21.13 99.3% Pennsylvania 3,764 29.43 99.0% Rhode Island 1,258 119.2 98.2% Vermont 345 55.06 95.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JOSH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,832 78.74 98.9%
Maine 2,424 182.27 98.5%
Massachusetts 6,884 102.06 99.3%
New Hampshire 1,981 149.29 98.3%
New Jersey 3,878 43.39 99.1%
New York 4,173 21.13 99.3%
Pennsylvania 3,764 29.43 99.0%
Rhode Island 1,258 119.2 98.2%
Vermont 345 55.06 95.8%
South State Statistics First-Names JOSH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,964 40.51 98.4% Arkansas 1,320 44.49 97.8% Delaware 455 48.66 97.9% Dist. of Columbia 313 47.53 97.1% Florida 4,022 20.22 99.4% Georgia 3,610 35.75 99.1% Kentucky 1,867 42.3 98.0% Louisiana 1,259 27.09 97.8% Maryland 1,475 24.68 98.7% Mississippi 964 32.19 97.4% North Carolina 3,326 33.45 99.2% Oklahoma 2,308 59.52 98.4% South Carolina 1,388 28.72 97.9% Tennessee 3,442 52.56 99.0% Texas 8,640 32.05 99.5% Virginia 2,108 25.32 98.7% West Virginia 709 38.33 95.3%

South States
State stats for the first name JOSH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,964 40.51 98.4%
Arkansas 1,320 44.49 97.8%
Delaware 455 48.66 97.9%
Dist. of Columbia 313 47.53 97.1%
Florida 4,022 20.22 99.4%
Georgia 3,610 35.75 99.1%
Kentucky 1,867 42.3 98.0%
Louisiana 1,259 27.09 97.8%
Maryland 1,475 24.68 98.7%
Mississippi 964 32.19 97.4%
North Carolina 3,326 33.45 99.2%
Oklahoma 2,308 59.52 98.4%
South Carolina 1,388 28.72 97.9%
Tennessee 3,442 52.56 99.0%
Texas 8,640 32.05 99.5%
Virginia 2,108 25.32 98.7%
West Virginia 709 38.33 95.3%
 

Full Names with JOSH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JOSH Smith. 0.97% of all the people named JOSH have this family name.

There are 12227 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JOSH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JOSH Smith 0.97%
2 JOSH Johnson 0.66%
3 JOSH Miller 0.58%
4 JOSH Brown 0.51%
5 JOSH Davis 0.43%
6 JOSH Jones 0.39%
7 JOSH Williams 0.36%
8 JOSH Anderson 0.35%
9 JOSH Thompson 0.29%
10 JOSH Wilson 0.27%
11 JOSH Taylor 0.24%
12 JOSH Allen 0.24%
13 JOSH Adams 0.23%
14 JOSH Lee 0.23%
15 JOSH Cook 0.23%
16 JOSH Clark 0.22%
17 JOSH Phillips 0.22%
18 JOSH White 0.21%
19 JOSH Hall 0.21%
20 JOSH King 0.21%