First Names RICHARD

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • RICHARD is ranked as the 8th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 2,708,250.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 849.36 people named RICHARD 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 RICHARD is 1,757,661.
  • The SSA data also shows that RICHARD is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names RICHARD
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 2,708,250 +/-0.2%
  • National Rank 8
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 849.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 1,757,661
  • National Rank 10
  • Percentile Rank 99.99%
  • Proportion/100k 551.24

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name RICHARD is 79.7% White, 6.1% Hispanic origin, 10.5% Black, 1.8% 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 RICHARD have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 79.7% 63.9% 15.8%
Hispanic origin 6.1% 16.3% -10.2%
Black 10.5% 12.3% -1.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.8% 4.9% -3.1%
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 RICHARD is California where 351,410 people have this name.
  • Vermont is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named RICHARD, as 1236.24 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 California.
  • 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 Alabama (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 RICHARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 91,344 709.16 100.0% Indiana 47,679 722.76 100.0% Iowa 32,749 1053.99 100.0% Kansas 18,228 627.67 99.9% Michigan 112,028 1130.47 100.0% Minnesota 61,000 1117.8 100.0% Missouri 12,438 415.41 99.9% Nebraska 11,964 635.88 99.9% North Dakota 3,997 540.46 99.6% Ohio 83,687 721.81 100.0% South Dakota 4,474 524.44 99.7% Wisconsin 68,488 1189.52 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name RICHARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 91,344 709.16 100.0%
Indiana 47,679 722.76 100.0%
Iowa 32,749 1053.99 100.0%
Kansas 18,228 627.67 99.9%
Michigan 112,028 1130.47 100.0%
Minnesota 61,000 1117.8 100.0%
Missouri 12,438 415.41 99.9%
Nebraska 11,964 635.88 99.9%
North Dakota 3,997 540.46 99.6%
Ohio 83,687 721.81 100.0%
South Dakota 4,474 524.44 99.7%
Wisconsin 68,488 1189.52 100.0%
West State Statistics First-Names RICHARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 5,145 698.3 99.8% Arizona 48,768 724.47 100.0% California 351,410 905.64 100.0% Colorado 36,433 680.25 100.0% Hawaii 10,482 738.38 100.0% Idaho 10,767 658.75 99.9% Montana 7,013 685.14 99.8% Nevada 19,526 687.74 99.9% New Mexico 15,592 747.61 99.9% Oregon 28,911 728.18 99.9% Utah 15,619 530.73 99.9% Washington 75,723 1072.33 100.0% Wyoming 4,308 737.5 99.8%

West States
State stats for the first name RICHARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 5,145 698.3 99.8%
Arizona 48,768 724.47 100.0%
California 351,410 905.64 100.0%
Colorado 36,433 680.25 100.0%
Hawaii 10,482 738.38 100.0%
Idaho 10,767 658.75 99.9%
Montana 7,013 685.14 99.8%
Nevada 19,526 687.74 99.9%
New Mexico 15,592 747.61 99.9%
Oregon 28,911 728.18 99.9%
Utah 15,619 530.73 99.9%
Washington 75,723 1072.33 100.0%
Wyoming 4,308 737.5 99.8%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names RICHARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 26,991 750.45 100.0% Maine 11,684 878.41 99.9% Massachusetts 55,658 825.13 100.0% New Hampshire 14,053 1059.14 99.9% New Jersey 62,900 703.72 100.0% New York 232,540 1177.64 100.0% Pennsylvania 100,090 782.74 100.0% Rhode Island 8,650 819.73 100.0% Vermont 7,746 1236.24 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name RICHARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 26,991 750.45 100.0%
Maine 11,684 878.41 99.9%
Massachusetts 55,658 825.13 100.0%
New Hampshire 14,053 1059.14 99.9%
New Jersey 62,900 703.72 100.0%
New York 232,540 1177.64 100.0%
Pennsylvania 100,090 782.74 100.0%
Rhode Island 8,650 819.73 100.0%
Vermont 7,746 1236.24 99.9%
South State Statistics First-Names RICHARD State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 19,880 409.96 99.9% Arkansas 13,037 439.49 99.9% Delaware 6,779 724.56 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 3,008 456.5 99.9% Florida 204,802 1029.5 100.0% Georgia 49,820 493.39 100.0% Kentucky 23,224 526.21 99.9% Louisiana 31,257 672.24 100.0% Maryland 36,790 615.59 100.0% Mississippi 12,438 415.41 99.9% North Carolina 80,290 807.42 100.0% Oklahoma 18,802 484.82 99.9% South Carolina 25,938 536.74 99.9% Tennessee 29,324 447.74 99.9% Texas 193,064 716.19 100.0% Virginia 50,100 601.71 100.0% West Virginia 11,166 603.49 99.8%

South States
State stats for the first name RICHARD

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 19,880 409.96 99.9%
Arkansas 13,037 439.49 99.9%
Delaware 6,779 724.56 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 3,008 456.5 99.9%
Florida 204,802 1029.5 100.0%
Georgia 49,820 493.39 100.0%
Kentucky 23,224 526.21 99.9%
Louisiana 31,257 672.24 100.0%
Maryland 36,790 615.59 100.0%
Mississippi 12,438 415.41 99.9%
North Carolina 80,290 807.42 100.0%
Oklahoma 18,802 484.82 99.9%
South Carolina 25,938 536.74 99.9%
Tennessee 29,324 447.74 99.9%
Texas 193,064 716.19 100.0%
Virginia 50,100 601.71 100.0%
West Virginia 11,166 603.49 99.8%
 

Full Names with RICHARD as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is RICHARD Smith. 0.75% of all the people named RICHARD have this family name.

There are 119169 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name RICHARD

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 RICHARD Smith 0.75%
2 RICHARD Johnson 0.57%
3 RICHARD Miller 0.44%
4 RICHARD Brown 0.42%
5 RICHARD Jones 0.38%
6 RICHARD Williams 0.36%
7 RICHARD Davis 0.33%
8 RICHARD Anderson 0.32%
9 RICHARD Lee 0.25%
10 RICHARD Martin 0.24%
11 RICHARD Wilson 0.24%
12 RICHARD Moore 0.23%
13 RICHARD Hall 0.22%
14 RICHARD Taylor 0.21%
15 RICHARD Thomas 0.21%
16 RICHARD Thompson 0.21%
17 RICHARD White 0.21%
18 RICHARD Clark 0.20%
19 RICHARD Hill 0.20%
20 RICHARD Nelson 0.20%

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