First Names KAY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • KAY is ranked as the 313th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 220,046.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 69.01 people named KAY 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 KAY is 76,809.
  • The SSA data also shows that KAY is used as a girl's name 97% of the time.

First Names KAY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 220,046 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 313
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 69.0

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 76,809
  • National Rank 621
  • Percentile Rank 99.33%
  • Proportion/100k 24.09

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name KAY is 80.2% White, 2.8% Hispanic origin, 12.4% Black, 2.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 KAY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.2% 63.9% 16.3%
Hispanic origin 2.8% 16.3% -13.5%
Black 12.4% 12.3% 0.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.5% 4.9% -2.4%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
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 KAY is Texas where 24,499 people have this name.
  • South Dakota is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named KAY, as 126.45 in every 100,000 South Dakotans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • South Dakota 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 New Jersey (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 KAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,578 51.07 99.3% Indiana 4,830 73.22 99.1% Iowa 3,890 125.21 99.3% Kansas 3,101 106.79 98.7% Michigan 7,359 74.26 99.6% Minnesota 5,117 93.76 99.4% Missouri 2,480 82.82 98.7% Nebraska 2,142 113.84 98.3% North Dakota 643 87 95.0% Ohio 7,714 66.54 99.3% South Dakota 1,079 126.45 96.8% Wisconsin 6,533 113.47 99.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name KAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,578 51.07 99.3%
Indiana 4,830 73.22 99.1%
Iowa 3,890 125.21 99.3%
Kansas 3,101 106.79 98.7%
Michigan 7,359 74.26 99.6%
Minnesota 5,117 93.76 99.4%
Missouri 2,480 82.82 98.7%
Nebraska 2,142 113.84 98.3%
North Dakota 643 87 95.0%
Ohio 7,714 66.54 99.3%
South Dakota 1,079 126.45 96.8%
Wisconsin 6,533 113.47 99.5%
West State Statistics First-Names KAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 589 79.99 94.8% Arizona 4,806 71.39 98.9% California 19,472 50.18 99.7% Colorado 3,863 72.12 98.9% Hawaii 1,023 72.1 98.6% Idaho 1,647 100.79 98.1% Montana 1,028 100.4 96.8% Nevada 1,614 56.85 98.1% New Mexico 1,389 66.59 97.4% Oregon 3,193 80.42 98.8% Utah 2,592 88.08 98.5% Washington 6,137 86.9 99.5% Wyoming 643 110.15 95.8%

West States
State stats for the first name KAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 589 79.99 94.8%
Arizona 4,806 71.39 98.9%
California 19,472 50.18 99.7%
Colorado 3,863 72.12 98.9%
Hawaii 1,023 72.1 98.6%
Idaho 1,647 100.79 98.1%
Montana 1,028 100.4 96.8%
Nevada 1,614 56.85 98.1%
New Mexico 1,389 66.59 97.4%
Oregon 3,193 80.42 98.8%
Utah 2,592 88.08 98.5%
Washington 6,137 86.9 99.5%
Wyoming 643 110.15 95.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names KAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 889 24.73 97.6% Maine 438 32.93 94.1% Massachusetts 1,800 26.69 98.2% New Hampshire 477 35.91 95.0% New Jersey 1,657 18.54 98.3% New York 5,227 26.47 99.4% Pennsylvania 6,164 48.2 99.3% Rhode Island 283 26.78 94.5% Vermont 212 33.78 94.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name KAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 889 24.73 97.6%
Maine 438 32.93 94.1%
Massachusetts 1,800 26.69 98.2%
New Hampshire 477 35.91 95.0%
New Jersey 1,657 18.54 98.3%
New York 5,227 26.47 99.4%
Pennsylvania 6,164 48.2 99.3%
Rhode Island 283 26.78 94.5%
Vermont 212 33.78 94.4%
South State Statistics First-Names KAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 4,113 84.81 99.1% Arkansas 2,979 100.42 98.8% Delaware 462 49.42 97.9% Dist. of Columbia 226 34.27 96.3% Florida 11,134 55.97 99.7% Georgia 6,668 66.04 99.4% Kentucky 2,748 62.27 98.5% Louisiana 2,840 61.09 98.7% Maryland 2,190 36.64 99.0% Mississippi 2,480 82.82 98.7% North Carolina 11,022 110.84 99.7% Oklahoma 3,883 100.12 99.0% South Carolina 3,948 81.69 99.0% Tennessee 4,908 74.94 99.2% Texas 24,499 90.88 99.8% Virginia 4,936 59.28 99.3% West Virginia 1,200 64.87 96.7%

South States
State stats for the first name KAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 4,113 84.81 99.1%
Arkansas 2,979 100.42 98.8%
Delaware 462 49.42 97.9%
Dist. of Columbia 226 34.27 96.3%
Florida 11,134 55.97 99.7%
Georgia 6,668 66.04 99.4%
Kentucky 2,748 62.27 98.5%
Louisiana 2,840 61.09 98.7%
Maryland 2,190 36.64 99.0%
Mississippi 2,480 82.82 98.7%
North Carolina 11,022 110.84 99.7%
Oklahoma 3,883 100.12 99.0%
South Carolina 3,948 81.69 99.0%
Tennessee 4,908 74.94 99.2%
Texas 24,499 90.88 99.8%
Virginia 4,936 59.28 99.3%
West Virginia 1,200 64.87 96.7%
 

Full Names with KAY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is KAY Smith. 0.92% of all the people named KAY have this family name.

There are 19503 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name KAY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 KAY Smith 0.92%
2 KAY Johnson 0.77%
3 KAY Brown 0.53%
4 KAY Williams 0.50%
5 KAY Miller 0.49%
6 KAY Jones 0.47%
7 KAY Davis 0.38%
8 KAY Anderson 0.36%
9 KAY Wilson 0.31%
10 KAY Taylor 0.30%
11 KAY Moore 0.30%
12 KAY Lee 0.29%
13 KAY Martin 0.28%
14 KAY Hill 0.27%
15 KAY Thompson 0.27%
16 KAY King 0.27%
17 KAY White 0.26%
18 KAY Hall 0.24%
19 KAY Clark 0.23%
20 KAY Harris 0.23%