First Names MARIA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MARIA is ranked as the 18th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,711,118.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 536.64 people named MARIA 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 MARIA is 463,623.
  • The SSA data also shows that MARIA is used as a girl's name 99% of the time.

First Names MARIA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,711,118 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 18
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 536.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 463,623
  • National Rank 96
  • Percentile Rank 99.90%
  • Proportion/100k 145.40

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MARIA is 26.3% White, 66.7% Hispanic origin, 2.8% Black, 2.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.0% Two or More Races, and 0.4% 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 MARIA have a higher likelyhood of being Hispanic origin and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name MARIA is included in the following name catgories:
  • German Common surname
  • Common Danish feminine given name - DST Data
  • Galician feminine given name
  • Russian feminine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common Norwegian feminine given name - SSB Data
  • Italian feminine given name
  • Hungarian feminine given name
  • Finnish Common feminine given name
  • Portuguese feminine given name
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Greek Old and New Testament surname
  • Romanian feminine given name
  • Spanish feminine given name
  • Pakistani feminine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • Polish feminine given name

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 26.3% 63.9% -37.6%
Hispanic origin 66.7% 16.3% 50.4%
Black 2.8% 12.3% -9.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.8% 4.9% -2.1%
Two or more races 1.0% 1.8% -0.8%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.7% -0.3%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MARIA is California where 514,594 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MARIA, as 1326.19 in every 100,000 Californians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • California 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 North Dakota (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 MARIA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 57,014 442.63 99.9% Indiana 10,072 152.68 99.5% Iowa 3,517 113.19 99.2% Kansas 5,246 180.65 99.2% Michigan 18,307 184.73 99.8% Minnesota 7,023 128.69 99.6% Missouri 2,087 69.72 98.5% Nebraska 2,891 153.65 98.8% North Dakota 273 36.97 91.4% Ohio 12,433 107.23 99.5% South Dakota 460 53.9 93.8% Wisconsin 9,133 158.63 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MARIA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 57,014 442.63 99.9%
Indiana 10,072 152.68 99.5%
Iowa 3,517 113.19 99.2%
Kansas 5,246 180.65 99.2%
Michigan 18,307 184.73 99.8%
Minnesota 7,023 128.69 99.6%
Missouri 2,087 69.72 98.5%
Nebraska 2,891 153.65 98.8%
North Dakota 273 36.97 91.4%
Ohio 12,433 107.23 99.5%
South Dakota 460 53.9 93.8%
Wisconsin 9,133 158.63 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names MARIA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,131 153.5 97.3% Arizona 48,099 714.54 100.0% California 514,594 1326.19 100.0% Colorado 17,079 318.88 99.8% Hawaii 3,077 216.72 99.7% Idaho 3,287 201.11 99.1% Montana 604 59.01 95.3% Nevada 25,524 899.01 100.0% New Mexico 12,017 576.18 99.9% Oregon 9,374 236.1 99.6% Utah 7,859 267.06 99.5% Washington 20,481 290.04 99.9% Wyoming 625 106.95 95.7%

West States
State stats for the first name MARIA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,131 153.5 97.3%
Arizona 48,099 714.54 100.0%
California 514,594 1326.19 100.0%
Colorado 17,079 318.88 99.8%
Hawaii 3,077 216.72 99.7%
Idaho 3,287 201.11 99.1%
Montana 604 59.01 95.3%
Nevada 25,524 899.01 100.0%
New Mexico 12,017 576.18 99.9%
Oregon 9,374 236.1 99.6%
Utah 7,859 267.06 99.5%
Washington 20,481 290.04 99.9%
Wyoming 625 106.95 95.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MARIA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 15,663 435.48 99.9% Maine 1,864 140.15 98.0% Massachusetts 29,082 431.14 99.9% New Hampshire 2,560 192.96 98.8% New Jersey 44,470 497.53 100.0% New York 99,850 505.67 100.0% Pennsylvania 26,838 209.88 99.8% Rhode Island 4,867 461.26 99.7% Vermont 627 100.1 97.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MARIA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 15,663 435.48 99.9%
Maine 1,864 140.15 98.0%
Massachusetts 29,082 431.14 99.9%
New Hampshire 2,560 192.96 98.8%
New Jersey 44,470 497.53 100.0%
New York 99,850 505.67 100.0%
Pennsylvania 26,838 209.88 99.8%
Rhode Island 4,867 461.26 99.7%
Vermont 627 100.1 97.2%
South State Statistics First-Names MARIA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,314 68.35 98.9% Arkansas 3,818 128.71 99.1% Delaware 2,013 215.16 99.5% Dist. of Columbia 1,901 288.49 99.8% Florida 134,955 678.4 100.0% Georgia 20,892 206.9 99.8% Kentucky 2,975 67.41 98.5% Louisiana 4,522 97.25 99.2% Maryland 16,683 279.14 99.9% Mississippi 2,087 69.72 98.5% North Carolina 17,432 175.31 99.8% Oklahoma 7,702 198.59 99.5% South Carolina 5,588 115.64 99.3% Tennessee 6,110 93.3 99.3% Texas 337,498 1251.99 100.0% Virginia 19,692 236.5 99.8% West Virginia 991 53.57 96.2%

South States
State stats for the first name MARIA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,314 68.35 98.9%
Arkansas 3,818 128.71 99.1%
Delaware 2,013 215.16 99.5%
Dist. of Columbia 1,901 288.49 99.8%
Florida 134,955 678.4 100.0%
Georgia 20,892 206.9 99.8%
Kentucky 2,975 67.41 98.5%
Louisiana 4,522 97.25 99.2%
Maryland 16,683 279.14 99.9%
Mississippi 2,087 69.72 98.5%
North Carolina 17,432 175.31 99.8%
Oklahoma 7,702 198.59 99.5%
South Carolina 5,588 115.64 99.3%
Tennessee 6,110 93.3 99.3%
Texas 337,498 1251.99 100.0%
Virginia 19,692 236.5 99.8%
West Virginia 991 53.57 96.2%
 

Full Names with MARIA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MARIA Garcia. 1.88% of all the people named MARIA have this family name.

There are 58959 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MARIA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MARIA Garcia 1.88%
2 MARIA Rodriguez 1.69%
3 MARIA Hernandez 1.61%
4 MARIA Martinez 1.55%
5 MARIA Gonzalez 1.44%
6 MARIA Lopez 1.33%
7 MARIA Perez 1.04%
8 MARIA Sanchez 0.99%
9 MARIA Ramirez 0.94%
10 MARIA Flores 0.72%
11 MARIA Torres 0.68%
12 MARIA Diaz 0.67%
13 MARIA Gomez 0.62%
14 MARIA Cruz 0.54%
15 MARIA Gutierrez 0.53%
16 MARIA Reyes 0.51%
17 MARIA Rivera 0.49%
18 MARIA Ruiz 0.47%
19 MARIA Chavez 0.45%
20 MARIA Morales 0.43%