First Names LAURA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • LAURA is ranked as the 61st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 859,543.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 269.57 people named LAURA 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 LAURA is 642,317.
  • The SSA data also shows that LAURA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names LAURA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 859,543 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 61
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 269.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 642,317
  • National Rank 64
  • Percentile Rank 99.93%
  • Proportion/100k 201.44

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name LAURA is 73.8% White, 12.5% Hispanic origin, 10.2% Black, 1.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.3% 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 LAURA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name LAURA is included in the following name catgories:
  • English feminine given name
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Feminine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Romanian feminine given name
  • German Common surname
  • Polish feminine given name
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Danish feminine given name - DST Data
  • Spanish feminine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 73.8% 63.9% 9.9%
Hispanic origin 12.5% 16.3% -3.8%
Black 10.2% 12.3% -2.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
Two or more races 1.3% 1.8% -0.5%
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 LAURA is California where 109,667 people have this name.
  • Connecticut is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named LAURA, as 337.77 in every 100,000 Connecticuters have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Connecticut 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is District of Columbia (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 LAURA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 37,008 287.31 99.9% Indiana 16,336 247.64 99.7% Iowa 8,211 264.28 99.7% Kansas 6,217 214.07 99.4% Michigan 31,740 320.29 99.9% Minnesota 15,575 285.4 99.8% Missouri 5,212 174.07 99.5% Nebraska 3,758 199.74 99.0% North Dakota 1,126 152.24 97.1% Ohio 28,887 249.15 99.8% South Dakota 1,450 169.98 97.6% Wisconsin 17,245 299.52 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name LAURA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 37,008 287.31 99.9%
Indiana 16,336 247.64 99.7%
Iowa 8,211 264.28 99.7%
Kansas 6,217 214.07 99.4%
Michigan 31,740 320.29 99.9%
Minnesota 15,575 285.4 99.8%
Missouri 5,212 174.07 99.5%
Nebraska 3,758 199.74 99.0%
North Dakota 1,126 152.24 97.1%
Ohio 28,887 249.15 99.8%
South Dakota 1,450 169.98 97.6%
Wisconsin 17,245 299.52 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names LAURA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,911 259.43 98.6% Arizona 16,718 248.36 99.7% California 109,667 282.63 100.0% Colorado 15,255 284.84 99.7% Hawaii 2,426 170.92 99.6% Idaho 3,256 199.2 99.1% Montana 2,440 238.34 98.8% Nevada 6,411 225.8 99.6% New Mexico 4,846 232.36 99.4% Oregon 10,389 261.68 99.7% Utah 6,095 207.12 99.4% Washington 19,858 281.22 99.9% Wyoming 1,054 180.38 97.7%

West States
State stats for the first name LAURA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,911 259.43 98.6%
Arizona 16,718 248.36 99.7%
California 109,667 282.63 100.0%
Colorado 15,255 284.84 99.7%
Hawaii 2,426 170.92 99.6%
Idaho 3,256 199.2 99.1%
Montana 2,440 238.34 98.8%
Nevada 6,411 225.8 99.6%
New Mexico 4,846 232.36 99.4%
Oregon 10,389 261.68 99.7%
Utah 6,095 207.12 99.4%
Washington 19,858 281.22 99.9%
Wyoming 1,054 180.38 97.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names LAURA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 12,149 337.77 99.8% Maine 3,636 273.4 99.2% Massachusetts 18,318 271.56 99.8% New Hampshire 4,354 328.16 99.4% New Jersey 24,455 273.61 99.9% New York 56,955 288.44 99.9% Pennsylvania 25,212 197.17 99.8% Rhode Island 2,807 266.04 99.3% Vermont 1,709 272.77 99.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name LAURA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 12,149 337.77 99.8%
Maine 3,636 273.4 99.2%
Massachusetts 18,318 271.56 99.8%
New Hampshire 4,354 328.16 99.4%
New Jersey 24,455 273.61 99.9%
New York 56,955 288.44 99.9%
Pennsylvania 25,212 197.17 99.8%
Rhode Island 2,807 266.04 99.3%
Vermont 1,709 272.77 99.1%
South State Statistics First-Names LAURA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 9,593 197.81 99.7% Arkansas 5,932 199.98 99.5% Delaware 2,187 233.79 99.6% Dist. of Columbia 983 149.22 99.2% Florida 49,253 247.58 99.9% Georgia 22,785 225.66 99.9% Kentucky 10,086 228.52 99.6% Louisiana 8,802 189.31 99.6% Maryland 14,322 239.64 99.8% Mississippi 5,212 174.07 99.5% North Carolina 27,686 278.42 99.9% Oklahoma 7,360 189.78 99.5% South Carolina 10,622 219.8 99.7% Tennessee 13,155 200.86 99.7% Texas 89,203 330.91 100.0% Virginia 19,770 237.45 99.8% West Virginia 2,864 154.8 98.6%

South States
State stats for the first name LAURA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 9,593 197.81 99.7%
Arkansas 5,932 199.98 99.5%
Delaware 2,187 233.79 99.6%
Dist. of Columbia 983 149.22 99.2%
Florida 49,253 247.58 99.9%
Georgia 22,785 225.66 99.9%
Kentucky 10,086 228.52 99.6%
Louisiana 8,802 189.31 99.6%
Maryland 14,322 239.64 99.8%
Mississippi 5,212 174.07 99.5%
North Carolina 27,686 278.42 99.9%
Oklahoma 7,360 189.78 99.5%
South Carolina 10,622 219.8 99.7%
Tennessee 13,155 200.86 99.7%
Texas 89,203 330.91 100.0%
Virginia 19,770 237.45 99.8%
West Virginia 2,864 154.8 98.6%
 

Full Names with LAURA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is LAURA Smith. 0.75% of all the people named LAURA have this family name.

There are 55322 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name LAURA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 LAURA Smith 0.75%
2 LAURA Johnson 0.53%
3 LAURA Miller 0.44%
4 LAURA Williams 0.39%
5 LAURA Brown 0.38%
6 LAURA Jones 0.38%
7 LAURA Davis 0.36%
8 LAURA Garcia 0.34%
9 LAURA Martinez 0.31%
10 LAURA Anderson 0.30%
11 LAURA Rodriguez 0.27%
12 LAURA Wilson 0.25%
13 LAURA Taylor 0.25%
14 LAURA Gonzalez 0.25%
15 LAURA Lopez 0.24%
16 LAURA Hernandez 0.24%
17 LAURA Martin 0.23%
18 LAURA Thompson 0.23%
19 LAURA Lee 0.21%
20 LAURA Moore 0.21%