First Names NOVA

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • NOVA is ranked as the 3569th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 4,188.
  • This name is in the 98th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 1.31 people named NOVA for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 69% 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 NOVA is 5,961.
  • The SSA data also shows that NOVA is used as a girl's name 92% of the time.

First Names NOVA
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 4,188 +/-5.5%
  • National Rank 3,569
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 1.3

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 5,961
  • National Rank 2,832
  • Percentile Rank 96.94%
  • Proportion/100k 1.87

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name NOVA is 75.6% White, 6.6% Hispanic origin, 13.7% Black, 1.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% 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 NOVA have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 75.6% 63.9% 11.7%
Hispanic origin 6.6% 16.3% -9.7%
Black 13.7% 12.3% 1.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.9% -3.0%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
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 NOVA is Texas where 648 people have this name.
  • Maine is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named NOVA, as 3.83 in every 100,000 Mainers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 97th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Maine 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 5 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Delaware (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 11 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names NOVA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 117 0.91 92.1% Indiana 132 2 92.7% Iowa 32 1.04 87.9% Kansas 63 2.18 86.1% Michigan 111 1.12 95.3% Minnesota 34 0.62 88.9% Missouri 47 1.55 86.0% Nebraska 20 1.05 72.6% North Dakota 8 1.09 41.3% Ohio 181 1.56 94.3% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 47 0.81 90.5%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name NOVA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 117 0.91 92.1%
Indiana 132 2 92.7%
Iowa 32 1.04 87.9%
Kansas 63 2.18 86.1%
Michigan 111 1.12 95.3%
Minnesota 34 0.62 88.9%
Missouri 47 1.55 86.0%
Nebraska 20 1.05 72.6%
North Dakota 8 1.09 41.3%
Ohio 181 1.56 94.3%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 47 0.81 90.5%
West State Statistics First-Names NOVA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 34 0.5 78.1% California 536 1.38 96.8% Colorado 54 1.01 85.5% Hawaii 30 2.12 82.1% Idaho 8 0.48 40.5% Montana 8 0.77 42.0% Nevada 0 0 0.0% New Mexico 30 1.42 73.5% Oregon 73 1.84 87.3% Utah 25 0.84 73.1% Washington 119 1.69 94.0% Wyoming 9 1.6 42.9%

West States
State stats for the first name NOVA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 34 0.5 78.1%
California 536 1.38 96.8%
Colorado 54 1.01 85.5%
Hawaii 30 2.12 82.1%
Idaho 8 0.48 40.5%
Montana 8 0.77 42.0%
Nevada 0 0 0.0%
New Mexico 30 1.42 73.5%
Oregon 73 1.84 87.3%
Utah 25 0.84 73.1%
Washington 119 1.69 94.0%
Wyoming 9 1.6 42.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names NOVA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 17 0.48 68.1% Maine 51 3.83 81.1% Massachusetts 85 1.26 87.7% New Hampshire 9 0.7 40.8% New Jersey 42 0.47 80.4% New York 117 0.59 93.5% Pennsylvania 87 0.68 91.2% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 4 0.63 39.2%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name NOVA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 17 0.48 68.1%
Maine 51 3.83 81.1%
Massachusetts 85 1.26 87.7%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 40.8%
New Jersey 42 0.47 80.4%
New York 117 0.59 93.5%
Pennsylvania 87 0.68 91.2%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 4 0.63 39.2%
South State Statistics First-Names NOVA State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 80 1.66 90.7% Arkansas 96 3.24 90.3% Delaware 4 0.38 40.0% Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0% Florida 241 1.21 96.6% Georgia 120 1.19 93.2% Kentucky 91 2.06 89.8% Louisiana 67 1.44 88.3% Maryland 29 0.48 83.3% Mississippi 47 1.55 86.0% North Carolina 131 1.31 95.1% Oklahoma 85 2.2 88.8% South Carolina 43 0.89 86.0% Tennessee 114 1.73 93.0% Texas 648 2.4 97.7% Virginia 72 0.86 89.7% West Virginia 18 0.98 66.4%

South States
State stats for the first name NOVA

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 80 1.66 90.7%
Arkansas 96 3.24 90.3%
Delaware 4 0.38 40.0%
Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0%
Florida 241 1.21 96.6%
Georgia 120 1.19 93.2%
Kentucky 91 2.06 89.8%
Louisiana 67 1.44 88.3%
Maryland 29 0.48 83.3%
Mississippi 47 1.55 86.0%
North Carolina 131 1.31 95.1%
Oklahoma 85 2.2 88.8%
South Carolina 43 0.89 86.0%
Tennessee 114 1.73 93.0%
Texas 648 2.4 97.7%
Virginia 72 0.86 89.7%
West Virginia 18 0.98 66.4%
 

Full Names with NOVA as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is NOVA Smith. 1.11% of all the people named NOVA have this family name.

There are 737 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name NOVA

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 NOVA Smith 1.11%
2 NOVA Johnson 1.00%
3 NOVA Brown 0.67%
4 NOVA Jones 0.55%
5 NOVA Moore 0.55%
6 NOVA West 0.55%
7 NOVA Williams 0.55%
8 NOVA Davis 0.44%
9 NOVA Hall 0.44%
10 NOVA Miller 0.44%
11 NOVA Montgomery 0.44%
12 NOVA Nelson 0.44%
13 NOVA Reed 0.44%
14 NOVA Scott 0.44%
15 NOVA Wall 0.44%
16 NOVA Anderson 0.33%
17 NOVA Barnes 0.33%
18 NOVA Carroll 0.33%
19 NOVA Hill 0.33%
20 NOVA Jackson 0.33%