First Names MARGARET

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MARGARET is ranked as the 43rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,040,626.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 326.36 people named MARGARET 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 MARGARET is 611,674.
  • The SSA data also shows that MARGARET is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names MARGARET
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,040,626 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 43
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 326.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 611,674
  • National Rank 71
  • Percentile Rank 99.92%
  • Proportion/100k 191.83

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MARGARET is 80.3% White, 4.6% Hispanic origin, 11.5% Black, 1.5% 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 MARGARET have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name MARGARET is included in the following name catgories:
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Greek feminine given name
  • English feminine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.3% 63.9% 16.4%
Hispanic origin 4.6% 16.3% -11.7%
Black 11.5% 12.3% -0.8%
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 0.6% 0.7% -0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MARGARET is California where 111,299 people have this name.
  • Pennsylvania is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MARGARET, as 470.9 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 Florida.
  • 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Utah (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 MARGARET State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 42,392 329.12 99.9% Indiana 18,397 278.87 99.8% Iowa 9,431 303.53 99.8% Kansas 7,257 249.91 99.5% Michigan 36,477 368.08 99.9% Minnesota 18,795 344.41 99.9% Missouri 8,004 267.32 99.7% Nebraska 5,079 269.93 99.3% North Dakota 1,488 201.18 98.1% Ohio 40,283 347.44 99.9% South Dakota 2,043 239.42 98.5% Wisconsin 20,228 351.33 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MARGARET

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 42,392 329.12 99.9%
Indiana 18,397 278.87 99.8%
Iowa 9,431 303.53 99.8%
Kansas 7,257 249.91 99.5%
Michigan 36,477 368.08 99.9%
Minnesota 18,795 344.41 99.9%
Missouri 8,004 267.32 99.7%
Nebraska 5,079 269.93 99.3%
North Dakota 1,488 201.18 98.1%
Ohio 40,283 347.44 99.9%
South Dakota 2,043 239.42 98.5%
Wisconsin 20,228 351.33 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names MARGARET State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,373 322.13 99.0% Arizona 20,644 306.68 99.8% California 111,299 286.83 100.0% Colorado 15,971 298.2 99.8% Hawaii 2,661 187.46 99.6% Idaho 4,130 252.7 99.3% Montana 3,428 334.91 99.3% Nevada 6,979 245.83 99.7% New Mexico 7,200 345.23 99.7% Oregon 12,340 310.82 99.7% Utah 4,323 146.89 99.1% Washington 23,323 330.29 99.9% Wyoming 1,790 306.49 98.8%

West States
State stats for the first name MARGARET

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,373 322.13 99.0%
Arizona 20,644 306.68 99.8%
California 111,299 286.83 100.0%
Colorado 15,971 298.2 99.8%
Hawaii 2,661 187.46 99.6%
Idaho 4,130 252.7 99.3%
Montana 3,428 334.91 99.3%
Nevada 6,979 245.83 99.7%
New Mexico 7,200 345.23 99.7%
Oregon 12,340 310.82 99.7%
Utah 4,323 146.89 99.1%
Washington 23,323 330.29 99.9%
Wyoming 1,790 306.49 98.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MARGARET State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 8,306 230.94 99.7% Maine 2,485 186.86 98.6% Massachusetts 13,233 196.18 99.7% New Hampshire 2,355 177.46 98.6% New Jersey 20,557 229.99 99.8% New York 91,001 460.85 100.0% Pennsylvania 60,215 470.9 99.9% Rhode Island 1,896 179.67 98.9% Vermont 2,473 394.77 99.5%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MARGARET

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 8,306 230.94 99.7%
Maine 2,485 186.86 98.6%
Massachusetts 13,233 196.18 99.7%
New Hampshire 2,355 177.46 98.6%
New Jersey 20,557 229.99 99.8%
New York 91,001 460.85 100.0%
Pennsylvania 60,215 470.9 99.9%
Rhode Island 1,896 179.67 98.9%
Vermont 2,473 394.77 99.5%
South State Statistics First-Names MARGARET State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 14,355 296.01 99.8% Arkansas 7,002 236.05 99.6% Delaware 3,418 365.32 99.8% Dist. of Columbia 1,209 183.48 99.5% Florida 72,194 362.91 100.0% Georgia 25,439 251.93 99.9% Kentucky 13,385 303.27 99.7% Louisiana 10,196 219.28 99.7% Maryland 22,714 380.07 99.9% Mississippi 8,004 267.32 99.7% North Carolina 40,296 405.23 99.9% Oklahoma 8,307 214.21 99.6% South Carolina 18,764 388.29 99.9% Tennessee 19,307 294.79 99.8% Texas 64,603 239.65 99.9% Virginia 31,744 381.25 99.9% West Virginia 7,047 380.87 99.5%

South States
State stats for the first name MARGARET

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 14,355 296.01 99.8%
Arkansas 7,002 236.05 99.6%
Delaware 3,418 365.32 99.8%
Dist. of Columbia 1,209 183.48 99.5%
Florida 72,194 362.91 100.0%
Georgia 25,439 251.93 99.9%
Kentucky 13,385 303.27 99.7%
Louisiana 10,196 219.28 99.7%
Maryland 22,714 380.07 99.9%
Mississippi 8,004 267.32 99.7%
North Carolina 40,296 405.23 99.9%
Oklahoma 8,307 214.21 99.6%
South Carolina 18,764 388.29 99.9%
Tennessee 19,307 294.79 99.8%
Texas 64,603 239.65 99.9%
Virginia 31,744 381.25 99.9%
West Virginia 7,047 380.87 99.5%
 

Full Names with MARGARET as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MARGARET Smith. 0.86% of all the people named MARGARET have this family name.

There are 63812 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MARGARET

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MARGARET Smith 0.86%
2 MARGARET Johnson 0.58%
3 MARGARET Brown 0.45%
4 MARGARET Miller 0.43%
5 MARGARET Jones 0.43%
6 MARGARET Williams 0.42%
7 MARGARET Davis 0.36%
8 MARGARET Anderson 0.30%
9 MARGARET Wilson 0.26%
10 MARGARET Martin 0.25%
11 MARGARET Moore 0.25%
12 MARGARET Taylor 0.25%
13 MARGARET Thomas 0.24%
14 MARGARET Thompson 0.23%
15 MARGARET King 0.22%
16 MARGARET Hall 0.22%
17 MARGARET White 0.22%
18 MARGARET Lee 0.22%
19 MARGARET Murphy 0.20%
20 MARGARET Hill 0.19%

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