First Names MELISSA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MELISSA is ranked as the 85th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 684,356.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 214.63 people named MELISSA 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 MELISSA is 723,671.
  • The SSA data also shows that MELISSA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names MELISSA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 684,356 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 85
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 214.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 723,671
  • National Rank 52
  • Percentile Rank 99.94%
  • Proportion/100k 226.96

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MELISSA is 75.2% White, 9.8% Hispanic origin, 11.3% Black, 1.7% 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 MELISSA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 75.2% 63.9% 11.3%
Hispanic origin 9.8% 16.3% -6.5%
Black 11.3% 12.3% -1.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.7% 4.9% -3.2%
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 MELISSA is Texas where 67,718 people have this name.
  • Rhode Island is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MELISSA, as 520.86 in every 100,000 Rhode Islanders have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Rhode Island 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 South 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 MELISSA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 18,226 141.5 99.7% Indiana 15,671 237.56 99.7% Iowa 8,075 259.87 99.7% Kansas 4,916 169.27 99.2% Michigan 24,234 244.55 99.9% Minnesota 14,261 261.32 99.8% Missouri 5,823 194.5 99.5% Nebraska 2,733 145.26 98.7% North Dakota 1,303 176.17 97.7% Ohio 25,957 223.88 99.8% South Dakota 1,052 123.34 96.7% Wisconsin 13,923 241.81 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MELISSA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 18,226 141.5 99.7%
Indiana 15,671 237.56 99.7%
Iowa 8,075 259.87 99.7%
Kansas 4,916 169.27 99.2%
Michigan 24,234 244.55 99.9%
Minnesota 14,261 261.32 99.8%
Missouri 5,823 194.5 99.5%
Nebraska 2,733 145.26 98.7%
North Dakota 1,303 176.17 97.7%
Ohio 25,957 223.88 99.8%
South Dakota 1,052 123.34 96.7%
Wisconsin 13,923 241.81 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names MELISSA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 924 125.39 96.6% Arizona 10,034 149.07 99.5% California 58,498 150.76 99.9% Colorado 8,759 163.54 99.5% Hawaii 2,426 170.92 99.6% Idaho 2,420 148.09 98.7% Montana 1,334 130.28 97.4% Nevada 3,953 139.23 99.3% New Mexico 3,349 160.57 98.9% Oregon 5,290 133.23 99.2% Utah 5,068 172.22 99.2% Washington 13,957 197.65 99.8% Wyoming 811 138.88 96.7%

West States
State stats for the first name MELISSA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 924 125.39 96.6%
Arizona 10,034 149.07 99.5%
California 58,498 150.76 99.9%
Colorado 8,759 163.54 99.5%
Hawaii 2,426 170.92 99.6%
Idaho 2,420 148.09 98.7%
Montana 1,334 130.28 97.4%
Nevada 3,953 139.23 99.3%
New Mexico 3,349 160.57 98.9%
Oregon 5,290 133.23 99.2%
Utah 5,068 172.22 99.2%
Washington 13,957 197.65 99.8%
Wyoming 811 138.88 96.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MELISSA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 15,309 425.64 99.9% Maine 6,927 520.77 99.8% Massachusetts 26,771 396.88 99.9% New Hampshire 6,578 495.77 99.7% New Jersey 27,676 309.64 99.9% New York 42,462 215.04 99.9% Pennsylvania 26,178 204.72 99.8% Rhode Island 5,496 520.86 99.8% Vermont 1,388 221.47 98.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MELISSA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 15,309 425.64 99.9%
Maine 6,927 520.77 99.8%
Massachusetts 26,771 396.88 99.9%
New Hampshire 6,578 495.77 99.7%
New Jersey 27,676 309.64 99.9%
New York 42,462 215.04 99.9%
Pennsylvania 26,178 204.72 99.8%
Rhode Island 5,496 520.86 99.8%
Vermont 1,388 221.47 98.9%
South State Statistics First-Names MELISSA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 8,237 169.86 99.6% Arkansas 5,452 183.79 99.5% Delaware 2,234 238.73 99.6% Dist. of Columbia 1,071 162.48 99.4% Florida 41,426 208.24 99.9% Georgia 19,328 191.41 99.8% Kentucky 11,032 249.96 99.6% Louisiana 9,084 195.36 99.7% Maryland 9,839 164.64 99.7% Mississippi 5,823 194.5 99.5% North Carolina 26,643 267.93 99.9% Oklahoma 7,908 203.92 99.6% South Carolina 9,863 204.1 99.6% Tennessee 15,374 234.74 99.8% Texas 67,718 251.21 100.0% Virginia 15,325 184.06 99.8% West Virginia 4,801 259.48 99.2%

South States
State stats for the first name MELISSA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 8,237 169.86 99.6%
Arkansas 5,452 183.79 99.5%
Delaware 2,234 238.73 99.6%
Dist. of Columbia 1,071 162.48 99.4%
Florida 41,426 208.24 99.9%
Georgia 19,328 191.41 99.8%
Kentucky 11,032 249.96 99.6%
Louisiana 9,084 195.36 99.7%
Maryland 9,839 164.64 99.7%
Mississippi 5,823 194.5 99.5%
North Carolina 26,643 267.93 99.9%
Oklahoma 7,908 203.92 99.6%
South Carolina 9,863 204.1 99.6%
Tennessee 15,374 234.74 99.8%
Texas 67,718 251.21 100.0%
Virginia 15,325 184.06 99.8%
West Virginia 4,801 259.48 99.2%
 

Full Names with MELISSA as a First Name

Summary

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

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

There are 45083 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MELISSA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MELISSA Smith 0.86%
2 MELISSA Johnson 0.57%
3 MELISSA Brown 0.52%
4 MELISSA Miller 0.51%
5 MELISSA Williams 0.43%
6 MELISSA Jones 0.41%
7 MELISSA Davis 0.37%
8 MELISSA Anderson 0.32%
9 MELISSA Moore 0.28%
10 MELISSA Wilson 0.27%
11 MELISSA Martin 0.27%
12 MELISSA Taylor 0.26%
13 MELISSA Martinez 0.25%
14 MELISSA Garcia 0.24%
15 MELISSA King 0.24%
16 MELISSA Thompson 0.24%
17 MELISSA Lee 0.24%
18 MELISSA Hall 0.23%
19 MELISSA White 0.23%
20 MELISSA Rodriguez 0.23%

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