First Names MERNA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MERNA is ranked as the 4787th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,623.
  • This name is in the 98th percentile, this means that nearly 2% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 0.82 people named MERNA for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 90% 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 MERNA is 1,157.
  • The SSA data also shows that MERNA is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names MERNA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,623 +/-6.9%
  • National Rank 4,787
  • Percentile Rank 0.98
  • Proportion/100k 0.8

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,157
  • National Rank 8,111
  • Percentile Rank 91.23%
  • Proportion/100k 0.36

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MERNA is 80.6% White, 3.8% Hispanic origin, 11.9% Black, 1.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.7% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 MERNA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.6% 63.9% 16.7%
Hispanic origin 3.8% 16.3% -12.5%
Black 11.9% 12.3% -0.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3% 4.9% -3.6%
Two or more races 1.7% 1.8% -0.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MERNA is California where 370 people have this name.
  • Alaska is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MERNA, as 8.65 in every 100,000 Alaskans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 95th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Alaska 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 Alabama (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 72 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names MERNA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 136 1.06 92.8% Indiana 38 0.58 85.1% Iowa 132 4.25 94.4% Kansas 77 2.66 87.5% Michigan 72 0.73 93.9% Minnesota 59 1.09 92.0% Missouri 7 0.22 39.0% Nebraska 118 6.29 89.7% North Dakota 24 3.26 69.2% Ohio 38 0.33 84.9% South Dakota 35 4.15 74.2% Wisconsin 52 0.9 91.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MERNA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 136 1.06 92.8%
Indiana 38 0.58 85.1%
Iowa 132 4.25 94.4%
Kansas 77 2.66 87.5%
Michigan 72 0.73 93.9%
Minnesota 59 1.09 92.0%
Missouri 7 0.22 39.0%
Nebraska 118 6.29 89.7%
North Dakota 24 3.26 69.2%
Ohio 38 0.33 84.9%
South Dakota 35 4.15 74.2%
Wisconsin 52 0.9 91.0%
West State Statistics First-Names MERNA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 64 8.65 78.7% Arizona 110 1.63 89.3% California 370 0.95 96.0% Colorado 47 0.88 84.4% Hawaii 12 0.85 64.8% Idaho 39 2.39 79.6% Montana 39 3.83 78.0% Nevada 46 1.62 82.4% New Mexico 10 0.47 38.3% Oregon 29 0.74 77.6% Utah 50 1.69 82.3% Washington 112 1.59 93.7% Wyoming 19 3.19 63.3%

West States
State stats for the first name MERNA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 64 8.65 78.7%
Arizona 110 1.63 89.3%
California 370 0.95 96.0%
Colorado 47 0.88 84.4%
Hawaii 12 0.85 64.8%
Idaho 39 2.39 79.6%
Montana 39 3.83 78.0%
Nevada 46 1.62 82.4%
New Mexico 10 0.47 38.3%
Oregon 29 0.74 77.6%
Utah 50 1.69 82.3%
Washington 112 1.59 93.7%
Wyoming 19 3.19 63.3%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MERNA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 9 0.24 35.2% Maine 0 0 0.0% Massachusetts 24 0.36 66.7% New Hampshire 0 0 0.0% New Jersey 0 0 0.0% New York 133 0.67 94.0% Pennsylvania 71 0.55 90.0% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 12 1.88 72.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MERNA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 9 0.24 35.2%
Maine 0 0 0.0%
Massachusetts 24 0.36 66.7%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.0%
New Jersey 0 0 0.0%
New York 133 0.67 94.0%
Pennsylvania 71 0.55 90.0%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 12 1.88 72.3%
South State Statistics First-Names MERNA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6 0.12 37.5% Arkansas 6 0.22 38.9% Delaware 11 1.14 77.5% Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 36.9% Florida 174 0.87 95.8% Georgia 44 0.44 86.4% Kentucky 6 0.15 38.4% Louisiana 40 0.86 84.3% Maryland 23 0.38 80.4% Mississippi 7 0.22 39.0% North Carolina 35 0.35 88.5% Oklahoma 14 0.37 65.4% South Carolina 6 0.13 37.7% Tennessee 26 0.39 82.2% Texas 124 0.46 93.9% Virginia 13 0.16 65.6% West Virginia 9 0.49 40.7%

South States
State stats for the first name MERNA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6 0.12 37.5%
Arkansas 6 0.22 38.9%
Delaware 11 1.14 77.5%
Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 36.9%
Florida 174 0.87 95.8%
Georgia 44 0.44 86.4%
Kentucky 6 0.15 38.4%
Louisiana 40 0.86 84.3%
Maryland 23 0.38 80.4%
Mississippi 7 0.22 39.0%
North Carolina 35 0.35 88.5%
Oklahoma 14 0.37 65.4%
South Carolina 6 0.13 37.7%
Tennessee 26 0.39 82.2%
Texas 124 0.46 93.9%
Virginia 13 0.16 65.6%
West Virginia 9 0.49 40.7%
 

Full Names with MERNA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MERNA Smith. 1.42% of all the people named MERNA have this family name.

There are 492 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MERNA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MERNA Smith 1.42%
2 MERNA Johnson 1.24%
3 MERNA Jones 1.06%
4 MERNA Miller 1.06%
5 MERNA Thompson 0.88%
6 MERNA Davis 0.71%
7 MERNA Anderson 0.53%
8 MERNA Bailey 0.53%
9 MERNA Guard 0.53%
10 MERNA Moore 0.53%
11 MERNA Shaner 0.53%
12 MERNA Wilson 0.53%
13 MERNA Wood 0.53%
14 MERNA Alexander 0.35%
15 MERNA Bowman 0.35%
16 MERNA Brown 0.35%
17 MERNA Cole 0.35%
18 MERNA Conner 0.35%
19 MERNA Dangle 0.35%
20 MERNA Folkerts 0.35%