First Names PETER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • PETER is ranked as the 84th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 687,295.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 215.55 people named PETER 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 PETER is 422,505.
  • The SSA data also shows that PETER is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names PETER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 687,295 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 84
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 215.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 422,505
  • National Rank 114
  • Percentile Rank 99.88%
  • Proportion/100k 132.51

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name PETER is 79.2% White, 5.9% Hispanic origin, 7.2% Black, 5.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.5% 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 PETER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.2% 63.9% 15.3%
Hispanic origin 5.9% 16.3% -10.4%
Black 7.2% 12.3% -5.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5.8% 4.9% 0.9%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7% -0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named PETER is California where 109,933 people have this name.
  • Vermont is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named PETER, as 606.24 in every 100,000 Vermontians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • Vermont 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 Arkansas (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 PETER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 24,229 188.1 99.8% Indiana 5,775 87.54 99.2% Iowa 3,796 122.17 99.3% Kansas 1,793 61.75 97.9% Michigan 21,939 221.39 99.9% Minnesota 17,165 314.55 99.9% Missouri 1,310 43.74 97.9% Nebraska 1,169 62.16 97.2% North Dakota 764 103.31 95.6% Ohio 11,237 96.92 99.5% South Dakota 548 64.26 94.3% Wisconsin 19,809 344.05 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name PETER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 24,229 188.1 99.8%
Indiana 5,775 87.54 99.2%
Iowa 3,796 122.17 99.3%
Kansas 1,793 61.75 97.9%
Michigan 21,939 221.39 99.9%
Minnesota 17,165 314.55 99.9%
Missouri 1,310 43.74 97.9%
Nebraska 1,169 62.16 97.2%
North Dakota 764 103.31 95.6%
Ohio 11,237 96.92 99.5%
South Dakota 548 64.26 94.3%
Wisconsin 19,809 344.05 99.9%
West State Statistics First-Names PETER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,816 246.46 98.5% Arizona 10,559 156.86 99.5% California 109,933 283.31 100.0% Colorado 8,982 167.7 99.5% Hawaii 3,673 258.71 99.8% Idaho 1,515 92.67 97.8% Montana 1,224 119.55 97.2% Nevada 4,338 152.8 99.4% New Mexico 3,428 164.35 99.0% Oregon 6,963 175.37 99.5% Utah 2,733 92.86 98.6% Washington 18,743 265.43 99.9% Wyoming 662 113.34 95.9%

West States
State stats for the first name PETER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,816 246.46 98.5%
Arizona 10,559 156.86 99.5%
California 109,933 283.31 100.0%
Colorado 8,982 167.7 99.5%
Hawaii 3,673 258.71 99.8%
Idaho 1,515 92.67 97.8%
Montana 1,224 119.55 97.2%
Nevada 4,338 152.8 99.4%
New Mexico 3,428 164.35 99.0%
Oregon 6,963 175.37 99.5%
Utah 2,733 92.86 98.6%
Washington 18,743 265.43 99.9%
Wyoming 662 113.34 95.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names PETER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 14,109 392.27 99.9% Maine 4,920 369.9 99.5% Massachusetts 27,087 401.57 99.9% New Hampshire 5,214 392.95 99.6% New Jersey 27,395 306.49 99.9% New York 107,856 546.21 100.0% Pennsylvania 22,239 173.92 99.7% Rhode Island 3,810 361.06 99.5% Vermont 3,798 606.24 99.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name PETER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 14,109 392.27 99.9%
Maine 4,920 369.9 99.5%
Massachusetts 27,087 401.57 99.9%
New Hampshire 5,214 392.95 99.6%
New Jersey 27,395 306.49 99.9%
New York 107,856 546.21 100.0%
Pennsylvania 22,239 173.92 99.7%
Rhode Island 3,810 361.06 99.5%
Vermont 3,798 606.24 99.7%
South State Statistics First-Names PETER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,166 44.66 98.5% Arkansas 974 32.83 97.3% Delaware 1,825 195.02 99.4% Dist. of Columbia 1,369 207.8 99.6% Florida 52,142 262.11 100.0% Georgia 9,094 90.06 99.6% Kentucky 2,256 51.11 98.2% Louisiana 3,785 81.4 99.0% Maryland 10,725 179.46 99.8% Mississippi 1,310 43.74 97.9% North Carolina 13,436 135.12 99.7% Oklahoma 1,582 40.78 97.9% South Carolina 4,380 90.63 99.1% Tennessee 3,282 50.12 98.9% Texas 29,433 109.19 99.8% Virginia 13,047 156.7 99.7% West Virginia 982 53.08 96.2%

South States
State stats for the first name PETER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,166 44.66 98.5%
Arkansas 974 32.83 97.3%
Delaware 1,825 195.02 99.4%
Dist. of Columbia 1,369 207.8 99.6%
Florida 52,142 262.11 100.0%
Georgia 9,094 90.06 99.6%
Kentucky 2,256 51.11 98.2%
Louisiana 3,785 81.4 99.0%
Maryland 10,725 179.46 99.8%
Mississippi 1,310 43.74 97.9%
North Carolina 13,436 135.12 99.7%
Oklahoma 1,582 40.78 97.9%
South Carolina 4,380 90.63 99.1%
Tennessee 3,282 50.12 98.9%
Texas 29,433 109.19 99.8%
Virginia 13,047 156.7 99.7%
West Virginia 982 53.08 96.2%
 

Full Names with PETER as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is PETER Smith. 0.47% of all the people named PETER have this family name.

There are 58913 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name PETER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 PETER Smith 0.47%
2 PETER Lee 0.35%
3 PETER Johnson 0.32%
4 PETER Nguyen 0.27%
5 PETER Brown 0.26%
6 PETER Anderson 0.22%
7 PETER Miller 0.21%
8 PETER Kim 0.20%
9 PETER Jones 0.18%
10 PETER Martin 0.18%
11 PETER Nelson 0.16%
12 PETER Williams 0.15%
13 PETER Thompson 0.15%
14 PETER Tran 0.15%
15 PETER Davis 0.15%
16 PETER Wilson 0.14%
17 PETER Thomas 0.13%
18 PETER Wong 0.13%
19 PETER Young 0.12%
20 PETER Clark 0.12%