First Names MARY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MARY is ranked as the 6th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 3,353,951.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 1051.87 people named MARY 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 MARY is 2,223,005.
  • The SSA data also shows that MARY is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names MARY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 3,353,951 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 6
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 1,051.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 2,223,005
  • National Rank 7
  • Percentile Rank 99.99%
  • Proportion/100k 697.18

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MARY is 78.7% White, 5.8% Hispanic origin, 11.9% 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 MARY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name MARY is included in the following name catgories:
  • Feminine given name
  • English surname
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Greek feminine given name
  • Greek Old and New Testament surname
  • Biblical surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.7% 63.9% 14.8%
Hispanic origin 5.8% 16.3% -10.5%
Black 11.9% 12.3% -0.4%
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 MARY is California where 320,965 people have this name.
  • Wisconsin is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MARY, as 1476.1 in every 100,000 Wisconsinites have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Wisconsin 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 Hawaii (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 MARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 134,992 1048.03 100.0% Indiana 71,357 1081.68 100.0% Iowa 41,289 1328.85 100.0% Kansas 28,551 983.16 100.0% Michigan 125,064 1262.01 100.0% Minnesota 73,026 1338.16 100.0% Missouri 36,482 1218.48 100.0% Nebraska 19,500 1036.41 100.0% North Dakota 5,436 735.11 99.9% Ohio 133,769 1153.76 100.0% South Dakota 8,162 956.65 99.9% Wisconsin 84,987 1476.1 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 134,992 1048.03 100.0%
Indiana 71,357 1081.68 100.0%
Iowa 41,289 1328.85 100.0%
Kansas 28,551 983.16 100.0%
Michigan 125,064 1262.01 100.0%
Minnesota 73,026 1338.16 100.0%
Missouri 36,482 1218.48 100.0%
Nebraska 19,500 1036.41 100.0%
North Dakota 5,436 735.11 99.9%
Ohio 133,769 1153.76 100.0%
South Dakota 8,162 956.65 99.9%
Wisconsin 84,987 1476.1 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names MARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 6,737 914.5 99.9% Arizona 63,498 943.3 100.0% California 320,965 827.18 100.0% Colorado 46,631 870.65 100.0% Hawaii 6,015 423.69 99.9% Idaho 10,564 646.33 99.9% Montana 9,900 967.17 99.9% Nevada 19,737 695.17 99.9% New Mexico 21,699 1040.43 100.0% Oregon 33,170 835.47 100.0% Utah 13,391 455.04 99.9% Washington 65,600 928.98 100.0% Wyoming 5,269 901.92 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name MARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 6,737 914.5 99.9%
Arizona 63,498 943.3 100.0%
California 320,965 827.18 100.0%
Colorado 46,631 870.65 100.0%
Hawaii 6,015 423.69 99.9%
Idaho 10,564 646.33 99.9%
Montana 9,900 967.17 99.9%
Nevada 19,737 695.17 99.9%
New Mexico 21,699 1040.43 100.0%
Oregon 33,170 835.47 100.0%
Utah 13,391 455.04 99.9%
Washington 65,600 928.98 100.0%
Wyoming 5,269 901.92 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 22,406 622.97 100.0% Maine 9,025 678.53 99.9% Massachusetts 45,940 681.06 100.0% New Hampshire 8,297 625.34 99.9% New Jersey 48,171 538.93 100.0% New York 225,994 1144.49 100.0% Pennsylvania 148,103 1158.21 100.0% Rhode Island 5,888 558 99.8% Vermont 5,860 935.32 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 22,406 622.97 100.0%
Maine 9,025 678.53 99.9%
Massachusetts 45,940 681.06 100.0%
New Hampshire 8,297 625.34 99.9%
New Jersey 48,171 538.93 100.0%
New York 225,994 1144.49 100.0%
Pennsylvania 148,103 1158.21 100.0%
Rhode Island 5,888 558 99.8%
Vermont 5,860 935.32 99.9%
South State Statistics First-Names MARY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 53,541 1104.08 100.0% Arkansas 30,142 1016.11 100.0% Delaware 8,636 923 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 3,627 550.45 100.0% Florida 209,918 1055.22 100.0% Georgia 92,509 916.17 100.0% Kentucky 51,115 1158.16 100.0% Louisiana 44,273 952.17 100.0% Maryland 62,620 1047.79 100.0% Mississippi 36,482 1218.48 100.0% North Carolina 119,352 1200.24 100.0% Oklahoma 35,067 904.24 100.0% South Carolina 55,120 1140.62 100.0% Tennessee 68,010 1038.42 100.0% Texas 283,307 1050.96 100.0% Virginia 84,921 1019.92 100.0% West Virginia 24,724 1336.22 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name MARY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 53,541 1104.08 100.0%
Arkansas 30,142 1016.11 100.0%
Delaware 8,636 923 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 3,627 550.45 100.0%
Florida 209,918 1055.22 100.0%
Georgia 92,509 916.17 100.0%
Kentucky 51,115 1158.16 100.0%
Louisiana 44,273 952.17 100.0%
Maryland 62,620 1047.79 100.0%
Mississippi 36,482 1218.48 100.0%
North Carolina 119,352 1200.24 100.0%
Oklahoma 35,067 904.24 100.0%
South Carolina 55,120 1140.62 100.0%
Tennessee 68,010 1038.42 100.0%
Texas 283,307 1050.96 100.0%
Virginia 84,921 1019.92 100.0%
West Virginia 24,724 1336.22 100.0%
 

Full Names with MARY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MARY Smith. 0.83% of all the people named MARY have this family name.

There are 134276 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MARY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MARY Smith 0.83%
2 MARY Johnson 0.64%
3 MARY Williams 0.49%
4 MARY Brown 0.47%
5 MARY Jones 0.43%
6 MARY Miller 0.42%
7 MARY Davis 0.37%
8 MARY Anderson 0.30%
9 MARY Wilson 0.29%
10 MARY Moore 0.27%
11 MARY Thomas 0.26%
12 MARY Taylor 0.25%
13 MARY Martin 0.25%
14 MARY White 0.24%
15 MARY Hall 0.24%
16 MARY Thompson 0.23%
17 MARY King 0.22%
18 MARY Lee 0.22%
19 MARY Clark 0.21%
20 MARY Hill 0.20%