First Names MICHAEL

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MICHAEL is ranked as the 5th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 4,133,699.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 1296.41 people named MICHAEL 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 MICHAEL is 3,789,614.
  • The SSA data also shows that MICHAEL is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names MICHAEL
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 4,133,699 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 5
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 1,296.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 3,789,614
  • National Rank 1
  • Percentile Rank 100.00%
  • Proportion/100k 1,188.50

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MICHAEL is 80.4% White, 5.0% Hispanic origin, 10.7% Black, 1.9% 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 MICHAEL have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.4% 63.9% 16.5%
Hispanic origin 5.0% 16.3% -11.3%
Black 10.7% 12.3% -1.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.9% -3.0%
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 MICHAEL is California where 483,594 people have this name.
  • New York is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MICHAEL, as 1782.03 in every 100,000 New Yorkers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • New York 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 MICHAEL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 160,402 1245.3 100.0% Indiana 86,000 1303.66 100.0% Iowa 43,748 1407.99 100.0% Kansas 28,185 970.57 100.0% Michigan 170,710 1722.62 100.0% Minnesota 88,243 1617.02 100.0% Missouri 23,925 799.07 100.0% Nebraska 18,725 995.2 100.0% North Dakota 5,918 800.36 99.9% Ohio 139,130 1200 100.0% South Dakota 6,561 769.05 99.8% Wisconsin 98,824 1716.43 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MICHAEL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 160,402 1245.3 100.0%
Indiana 86,000 1303.66 100.0%
Iowa 43,748 1407.99 100.0%
Kansas 28,185 970.57 100.0%
Michigan 170,710 1722.62 100.0%
Minnesota 88,243 1617.02 100.0%
Missouri 23,925 799.07 100.0%
Nebraska 18,725 995.2 100.0%
North Dakota 5,918 800.36 99.9%
Ohio 139,130 1200 100.0%
South Dakota 6,561 769.05 99.8%
Wisconsin 98,824 1716.43 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names MICHAEL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 9,493 1288.51 99.9% Arizona 69,141 1027.13 100.0% California 483,594 1246.3 100.0% Colorado 64,662 1207.3 100.0% Hawaii 13,510 951.71 100.0% Idaho 16,279 996 100.0% Montana 9,962 973.3 99.9% Nevada 32,219 1134.82 100.0% New Mexico 21,719 1041.37 100.0% Oregon 44,626 1124.02 100.0% Utah 26,708 907.54 100.0% Washington 105,335 1491.67 100.0% Wyoming 5,791 991.32 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name MICHAEL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 9,493 1288.51 99.9%
Arizona 69,141 1027.13 100.0%
California 483,594 1246.3 100.0%
Colorado 64,662 1207.3 100.0%
Hawaii 13,510 951.71 100.0%
Idaho 16,279 996 100.0%
Montana 9,962 973.3 99.9%
Nevada 32,219 1134.82 100.0%
New Mexico 21,719 1041.37 100.0%
Oregon 44,626 1124.02 100.0%
Utah 26,708 907.54 100.0%
Washington 105,335 1491.67 100.0%
Wyoming 5,791 991.32 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MICHAEL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 45,547 1266.35 100.0% Maine 14,495 1089.78 100.0% Massachusetts 83,804 1242.38 100.0% New Hampshire 17,024 1283.08 100.0% New Jersey 124,518 1393.1 100.0% New York 351,884 1782.03 100.0% Pennsylvania 164,102 1283.33 100.0% Rhode Island 14,674 1390.69 100.0% Vermont 9,690 1546.56 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MICHAEL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 45,547 1266.35 100.0%
Maine 14,495 1089.78 100.0%
Massachusetts 83,804 1242.38 100.0%
New Hampshire 17,024 1283.08 100.0%
New Jersey 124,518 1393.1 100.0%
New York 351,884 1782.03 100.0%
Pennsylvania 164,102 1283.33 100.0%
Rhode Island 14,674 1390.69 100.0%
Vermont 9,690 1546.56 100.0%
South State Statistics First-Names MICHAEL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 42,972 886.13 100.0% Arkansas 24,562 828.01 100.0% Delaware 11,022 1178.08 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 6,926 1051.17 100.0% Florida 257,662 1295.22 100.0% Georgia 99,411 984.53 100.0% Kentucky 47,647 1079.59 100.0% Louisiana 43,000 924.8 100.0% Maryland 74,238 1242.18 100.0% Mississippi 23,925 799.07 100.0% North Carolina 131,567 1323.08 100.0% Oklahoma 34,753 896.16 100.0% South Carolina 43,431 898.73 100.0% Tennessee 62,198 949.69 100.0% Texas 302,819 1123.34 100.0% Virginia 93,916 1127.95 100.0% West Virginia 18,714 1011.38 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name MICHAEL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 42,972 886.13 100.0%
Arkansas 24,562 828.01 100.0%
Delaware 11,022 1178.08 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 6,926 1051.17 100.0%
Florida 257,662 1295.22 100.0%
Georgia 99,411 984.53 100.0%
Kentucky 47,647 1079.59 100.0%
Louisiana 43,000 924.8 100.0%
Maryland 74,238 1242.18 100.0%
Mississippi 23,925 799.07 100.0%
North Carolina 131,567 1323.08 100.0%
Oklahoma 34,753 896.16 100.0%
South Carolina 43,431 898.73 100.0%
Tennessee 62,198 949.69 100.0%
Texas 302,819 1123.34 100.0%
Virginia 93,916 1127.95 100.0%
West Virginia 18,714 1011.38 99.9%
 

Full Names with MICHAEL as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MICHAEL Smith. 0.76% of all the people named MICHAEL have this family name.

There are 164014 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MICHAEL

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MICHAEL Smith 0.76%
2 MICHAEL Johnson 0.54%
3 MICHAEL Miller 0.44%
4 MICHAEL Brown 0.42%
5 MICHAEL Williams 0.39%
6 MICHAEL Jones 0.38%
7 MICHAEL Davis 0.32%
8 MICHAEL Anderson 0.26%
9 MICHAEL Moore 0.25%
10 MICHAEL Martin 0.24%
11 MICHAEL Lee 0.24%
12 MICHAEL Murphy 0.23%
13 MICHAEL Wilson 0.23%
14 MICHAEL Thomas 0.21%
15 MICHAEL Thompson 0.21%
16 MICHAEL Taylor 0.20%
17 MICHAEL Hall 0.20%
18 MICHAEL King 0.20%
19 MICHAEL White 0.18%
20 MICHAEL Clark 0.18%

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