First Names KELLY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • KELLY is ranked as the 91st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 631,381.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 198.01 people named KELLY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 67% 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 KELLY is 521,635.
  • The SSA data also shows that KELLY is used as a girl's name 86% of the time.

First Names KELLY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 631,381 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 91
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 198.0

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 521,635
  • National Rank 83
  • Percentile Rank 99.91%
  • Proportion/100k 163.60

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name KELLY is 80.6% White, 3.9% Hispanic origin, 11.5% Black, 1.9% 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 KELLY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name KELLY is included in the following name catgories:
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English surname
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • Irish surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Anglicised Irish surname
  • Cornish surname
  • Celtic surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.6% 63.9% 16.7%
Hispanic origin 3.9% 16.3% -12.4%
Black 11.5% 12.3% -0.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.9% -3.0%
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 KELLY is California where 57,321 people have this name.
  • New Hampshire is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named KELLY, as 349.29 in every 100,000 New Hampshirites have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • New Hampshire 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 Mississippi (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 KELLY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 23,635 183.49 99.8% Indiana 14,946 226.56 99.7% Iowa 8,112 261.07 99.7% Kansas 6,575 226.42 99.4% Michigan 26,001 262.37 99.9% Minnesota 15,386 281.94 99.8% Missouri 3,390 113.23 99.1% Nebraska 4,172 221.74 99.1% North Dakota 1,624 219.66 98.2% Ohio 27,406 236.37 99.8% South Dakota 1,574 184.49 97.8% Wisconsin 16,011 278.08 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name KELLY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 23,635 183.49 99.8%
Indiana 14,946 226.56 99.7%
Iowa 8,112 261.07 99.7%
Kansas 6,575 226.42 99.4%
Michigan 26,001 262.37 99.9%
Minnesota 15,386 281.94 99.8%
Missouri 3,390 113.23 99.1%
Nebraska 4,172 221.74 99.1%
North Dakota 1,624 219.66 98.2%
Ohio 27,406 236.37 99.8%
South Dakota 1,574 184.49 97.8%
Wisconsin 16,011 278.08 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names KELLY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,418 192.41 97.8% Arizona 10,931 162.39 99.5% California 57,321 147.73 99.9% Colorado 12,568 234.65 99.7% Hawaii 2,167 152.68 99.5% Idaho 4,115 251.75 99.3% Montana 2,526 246.77 98.9% Nevada 4,888 172.18 99.5% New Mexico 2,807 134.6 98.7% Oregon 7,788 196.17 99.5% Utah 7,288 247.64 99.5% Washington 16,151 228.72 99.8% Wyoming 1,464 250.62 98.4%

West States
State stats for the first name KELLY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,418 192.41 97.8%
Arizona 10,931 162.39 99.5%
California 57,321 147.73 99.9%
Colorado 12,568 234.65 99.7%
Hawaii 2,167 152.68 99.5%
Idaho 4,115 251.75 99.3%
Montana 2,526 246.77 98.9%
Nevada 4,888 172.18 99.5%
New Mexico 2,807 134.6 98.7%
Oregon 7,788 196.17 99.5%
Utah 7,288 247.64 99.5%
Washington 16,151 228.72 99.8%
Wyoming 1,464 250.62 98.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names KELLY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 9,636 267.91 99.7% Maine 4,176 313.99 99.3% Massachusetts 17,904 265.43 99.8% New Hampshire 4,634 349.29 99.5% New Jersey 18,972 212.26 99.8% New York 36,778 186.25 99.9% Pennsylvania 27,203 212.74 99.8% Rhode Island 2,598 246.18 99.3% Vermont 1,368 218.34 98.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name KELLY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 9,636 267.91 99.7%
Maine 4,176 313.99 99.3%
Massachusetts 17,904 265.43 99.8%
New Hampshire 4,634 349.29 99.5%
New Jersey 18,972 212.26 99.8%
New York 36,778 186.25 99.9%
Pennsylvania 27,203 212.74 99.8%
Rhode Island 2,598 246.18 99.3%
Vermont 1,368 218.34 98.8%
South State Statistics First-Names KELLY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6,927 142.85 99.5% Arkansas 4,984 168.02 99.4% Delaware 2,123 226.95 99.5% Dist. of Columbia 918 139.27 99.1% Florida 31,666 159.18 99.9% Georgia 16,997 168.33 99.8% Kentucky 8,614 195.18 99.5% Louisiana 7,469 160.64 99.6% Maryland 11,463 191.8 99.8% Mississippi 3,390 113.23 99.1% North Carolina 22,089 222.13 99.9% Oklahoma 8,015 206.68 99.6% South Carolina 7,889 163.26 99.5% Tennessee 11,442 174.7 99.7% Texas 48,706 180.68 99.9% Virginia 14,245 171.09 99.7% West Virginia 3,364 181.83 98.8%

South States
State stats for the first name KELLY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6,927 142.85 99.5%
Arkansas 4,984 168.02 99.4%
Delaware 2,123 226.95 99.5%
Dist. of Columbia 918 139.27 99.1%
Florida 31,666 159.18 99.9%
Georgia 16,997 168.33 99.8%
Kentucky 8,614 195.18 99.5%
Louisiana 7,469 160.64 99.6%
Maryland 11,463 191.8 99.8%
Mississippi 3,390 113.23 99.1%
North Carolina 22,089 222.13 99.9%
Oklahoma 8,015 206.68 99.6%
South Carolina 7,889 163.26 99.5%
Tennessee 11,442 174.7 99.7%
Texas 48,706 180.68 99.9%
Virginia 14,245 171.09 99.7%
West Virginia 3,364 181.83 98.8%
 

Full Names with KELLY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is KELLY Smith. 0.98% of all the people named KELLY have this family name.

There are 41733 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name KELLY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 KELLY Smith 0.98%
2 KELLY Johnson 0.65%
3 KELLY Miller 0.47%
4 KELLY Brown 0.47%
5 KELLY Jones 0.44%
6 KELLY Williams 0.42%
7 KELLY Davis 0.38%
8 KELLY Anderson 0.35%
9 KELLY Moore 0.32%
10 KELLY Thomas 0.29%
11 KELLY Wilson 0.29%
12 KELLY King 0.28%
13 KELLY Martin 0.28%
14 KELLY Thompson 0.27%
15 KELLY Clark 0.26%
16 KELLY Taylor 0.25%
17 KELLY Hall 0.25%
18 KELLY White 0.23%
19 KELLY Hill 0.23%
20 KELLY Ryan 0.20%