First Names PAUL

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • PAUL is ranked as the 25th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,468,733.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 460.62 people named PAUL for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 92% 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 PAUL is 944,813.
  • The SSA data also shows that PAUL is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names PAUL
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,468,733 +/-0.3%
  • National Rank 25
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 460.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 944,813
  • National Rank 31
  • Percentile Rank 99.97%
  • Proportion/100k 296.31

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name PAUL is 80.4% White, 5.6% Hispanic origin, 9.5% Black, 2.6% 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 PAUL have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name PAUL is included in the following name catgories:
  • Swedish masculine given name
  • Masculine given name
  • Common Swedish masculine given name - SCB Data
  • Estonian masculine given name
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • French masculine given name
  • German masculine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Romanian masculine given name
  • English masculine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • German Common surname
  • Biblical surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.4% 63.9% 16.5%
Hispanic origin 5.6% 16.3% -10.7%
Black 9.5% 12.3% -2.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.6% 4.9% -2.3%
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 PAUL is California where 182,557 people have this name.
  • New Hampshire is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named PAUL, as 703.51 in every 100,000 New Hampshirites have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • New Hampshire 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 Mississippi (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 PAUL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 47,580 369.39 99.9% Indiana 26,326 399.07 99.9% Iowa 16,244 522.79 99.9% Kansas 8,840 304.39 99.6% Michigan 57,447 579.7 100.0% Minnesota 38,146 699.01 100.0% Missouri 7,279 243.12 99.7% Nebraska 5,532 294.02 99.4% North Dakota 2,718 367.56 99.2% Ohio 45,089 388.89 99.9% South Dakota 2,697 316.12 98.9% Wisconsin 38,001 660.01 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name PAUL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 47,580 369.39 99.9%
Indiana 26,326 399.07 99.9%
Iowa 16,244 522.79 99.9%
Kansas 8,840 304.39 99.6%
Michigan 57,447 579.7 100.0%
Minnesota 38,146 699.01 100.0%
Missouri 7,279 243.12 99.7%
Nebraska 5,532 294.02 99.4%
North Dakota 2,718 367.56 99.2%
Ohio 45,089 388.89 99.9%
South Dakota 2,697 316.12 98.9%
Wisconsin 38,001 660.01 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names PAUL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 2,517 341.58 99.1% Arizona 25,594 380.21 99.9% California 182,557 470.48 100.0% Colorado 20,293 378.9 99.8% Hawaii 6,304 444.05 100.0% Idaho 5,302 324.36 99.5% Montana 3,271 319.58 99.2% Nevada 9,712 342.09 99.8% New Mexico 8,638 414.19 99.8% Oregon 13,999 352.59 99.8% Utah 9,515 323.34 99.7% Washington 38,243 541.57 100.0% Wyoming 1,772 303.3 98.8%

West States
State stats for the first name PAUL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 2,517 341.58 99.1%
Arizona 25,594 380.21 99.9%
California 182,557 470.48 100.0%
Colorado 20,293 378.9 99.8%
Hawaii 6,304 444.05 100.0%
Idaho 5,302 324.36 99.5%
Montana 3,271 319.58 99.2%
Nevada 9,712 342.09 99.8%
New Mexico 8,638 414.19 99.8%
Oregon 13,999 352.59 99.8%
Utah 9,515 323.34 99.7%
Washington 38,243 541.57 100.0%
Wyoming 1,772 303.3 98.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names PAUL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 18,141 504.38 99.9% Maine 7,385 555.23 99.8% Massachusetts 47,278 700.89 100.0% New Hampshire 9,334 703.51 99.9% New Jersey 36,871 412.51 99.9% New York 129,926 657.98 100.0% Pennsylvania 55,764 436.09 99.9% Rhode Island 6,571 622.79 99.9% Vermont 4,187 668.17 99.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name PAUL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 18,141 504.38 99.9%
Maine 7,385 555.23 99.8%
Massachusetts 47,278 700.89 100.0%
New Hampshire 9,334 703.51 99.9%
New Jersey 36,871 412.51 99.9%
New York 129,926 657.98 100.0%
Pennsylvania 55,764 436.09 99.9%
Rhode Island 6,571 622.79 99.9%
Vermont 4,187 668.17 99.8%
South State Statistics First-Names PAUL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 12,235 252.3 99.8% Arkansas 9,039 304.73 99.7% Delaware 3,777 403.72 99.8% Dist. of Columbia 2,236 339.34 99.8% Florida 98,852 496.91 100.0% Georgia 26,256 260.02 99.9% Kentucky 18,278 414.15 99.8% Louisiana 14,094 303.13 99.8% Maryland 23,063 385.9 99.9% Mississippi 7,279 243.12 99.7% North Carolina 42,567 428.07 100.0% Oklahoma 11,492 296.33 99.8% South Carolina 13,607 281.58 99.8% Tennessee 20,019 305.66 99.9% Texas 106,852 396.38 100.0% Virginia 28,615 343.67 99.9% West Virginia 7,138 385.78 99.6%

South States
State stats for the first name PAUL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 12,235 252.3 99.8%
Arkansas 9,039 304.73 99.7%
Delaware 3,777 403.72 99.8%
Dist. of Columbia 2,236 339.34 99.8%
Florida 98,852 496.91 100.0%
Georgia 26,256 260.02 99.9%
Kentucky 18,278 414.15 99.8%
Louisiana 14,094 303.13 99.8%
Maryland 23,063 385.9 99.9%
Mississippi 7,279 243.12 99.7%
North Carolina 42,567 428.07 100.0%
Oklahoma 11,492 296.33 99.8%
South Carolina 13,607 281.58 99.8%
Tennessee 20,019 305.66 99.9%
Texas 106,852 396.38 100.0%
Virginia 28,615 343.67 99.9%
West Virginia 7,138 385.78 99.6%
 

Full Names with PAUL as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is PAUL Smith. 0.68% of all the people named PAUL have this family name.

There are 90024 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name PAUL

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 PAUL Smith 0.68%
2 PAUL Johnson 0.56%
3 PAUL Miller 0.42%
4 PAUL Brown 0.37%
5 PAUL Williams 0.34%
6 PAUL Anderson 0.32%
7 PAUL Jones 0.31%
8 PAUL Davis 0.30%
9 PAUL Wilson 0.23%
10 PAUL Thompson 0.22%
11 PAUL Martin 0.22%
12 PAUL Lee 0.21%
13 PAUL White 0.19%
14 PAUL Taylor 0.19%
15 PAUL King 0.18%
16 PAUL Nelson 0.18%
17 PAUL Moore 0.17%
18 PAUL Thomas 0.17%
19 PAUL Harris 0.15%
20 PAUL Lewis 0.15%