First Names RUTH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • RUTH is ranked as the 93rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 623,571.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 195.56 people named RUTH 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 RUTH is 310,364.
  • The SSA data also shows that RUTH is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names RUTH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 623,571 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 93
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 195.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 310,364
  • National Rank 161
  • Percentile Rank 99.83%
  • Proportion/100k 97.34

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name RUTH is 77.1% White, 7.1% Hispanic origin, 12.0% Black, 1.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% 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 RUTH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name RUTH is included in the following name catgories:
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • Biblical surname
  • English surname
  • Feminine given name
  • English feminine given name
  • Hebrew feminine given name
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 77.1% 63.9% 13.2%
Hispanic origin 7.1% 16.3% -9.2%
Black 12.0% 12.3% -0.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
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 RUTH is California where 71,690 people have this name.
  • Iowa is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named RUTH, as 278.38 in every 100,000 Iowans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Iowa 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 Louisiana (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names RUTH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 19,085 148.17 99.8% Indiana 11,765 178.34 99.6% Iowa 8,650 278.38 99.7% Kansas 4,796 165.15 99.2% Michigan 25,112 253.4 99.9% Minnesota 11,956 219.08 99.8% Missouri 4,640 154.97 99.4% Nebraska 2,871 152.6 98.8% North Dakota 836 113.09 96.0% Ohio 24,487 211.2 99.7% South Dakota 1,238 145.1 97.3% Wisconsin 15,108 262.4 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name RUTH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 19,085 148.17 99.8%
Indiana 11,765 178.34 99.6%
Iowa 8,650 278.38 99.7%
Kansas 4,796 165.15 99.2%
Michigan 25,112 253.4 99.9%
Minnesota 11,956 219.08 99.8%
Missouri 4,640 154.97 99.4%
Nebraska 2,871 152.6 98.8%
North Dakota 836 113.09 96.0%
Ohio 24,487 211.2 99.7%
South Dakota 1,238 145.1 97.3%
Wisconsin 15,108 262.4 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names RUTH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 812 110.26 96.1% Arizona 10,821 160.76 99.5% California 71,690 184.76 99.9% Colorado 7,023 131.13 99.4% Hawaii 1,812 127.66 99.3% Idaho 2,116 129.46 98.4% Montana 1,404 137.18 97.7% Nevada 3,705 130.51 99.2% New Mexico 3,024 144.99 98.8% Oregon 6,619 166.73 99.4% Utah 3,404 115.66 98.9% Washington 14,124 200.01 99.8% Wyoming 746 127.71 96.4%

West States
State stats for the first name RUTH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 812 110.26 96.1%
Arizona 10,821 160.76 99.5%
California 71,690 184.76 99.9%
Colorado 7,023 131.13 99.4%
Hawaii 1,812 127.66 99.3%
Idaho 2,116 129.46 98.4%
Montana 1,404 137.18 97.7%
Nevada 3,705 130.51 99.2%
New Mexico 3,024 144.99 98.8%
Oregon 6,619 166.73 99.4%
Utah 3,404 115.66 98.9%
Washington 14,124 200.01 99.8%
Wyoming 746 127.71 96.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names RUTH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 3,946 109.71 99.2% Maine 1,874 140.91 98.0% Massachusetts 7,529 111.62 99.4% New Hampshire 1,420 107.04 97.7% New Jersey 10,362 115.93 99.6% New York 41,868 212.03 99.9% Pennsylvania 28,709 224.51 99.8% Rhode Island 1,221 115.75 98.1% Vermont 1,192 190.19 98.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name RUTH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 3,946 109.71 99.2%
Maine 1,874 140.91 98.0%
Massachusetts 7,529 111.62 99.4%
New Hampshire 1,420 107.04 97.7%
New Jersey 10,362 115.93 99.6%
New York 41,868 212.03 99.9%
Pennsylvania 28,709 224.51 99.8%
Rhode Island 1,221 115.75 98.1%
Vermont 1,192 190.19 98.6%
South State Statistics First-Names RUTH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6,365 131.24 99.4% Arkansas 4,472 150.74 99.3% Delaware 1,661 177.53 99.4% Dist. of Columbia 845 128.22 99.1% Florida 50,121 251.95 99.9% Georgia 12,596 124.74 99.7% Kentucky 7,545 170.95 99.4% Louisiana 4,817 103.59 99.2% Maryland 9,754 163.2 99.7% Mississippi 4,640 154.97 99.4% North Carolina 24,155 242.92 99.9% Oklahoma 5,935 153.03 99.3% South Carolina 8,543 176.79 99.6% Tennessee 10,435 159.33 99.6% Texas 47,307 175.49 99.9% Virginia 12,988 155.99 99.7% West Virginia 4,747 256.53 99.2%

South States
State stats for the first name RUTH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6,365 131.24 99.4%
Arkansas 4,472 150.74 99.3%
Delaware 1,661 177.53 99.4%
Dist. of Columbia 845 128.22 99.1%
Florida 50,121 251.95 99.9%
Georgia 12,596 124.74 99.7%
Kentucky 7,545 170.95 99.4%
Louisiana 4,817 103.59 99.2%
Maryland 9,754 163.2 99.7%
Mississippi 4,640 154.97 99.4%
North Carolina 24,155 242.92 99.9%
Oklahoma 5,935 153.03 99.3%
South Carolina 8,543 176.79 99.6%
Tennessee 10,435 159.33 99.6%
Texas 47,307 175.49 99.9%
Virginia 12,988 155.99 99.7%
West Virginia 4,747 256.53 99.2%
 

Full Names with RUTH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is RUTH Smith. 0.83% of all the people named RUTH have this family name.

There are 42439 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name RUTH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 RUTH Smith 0.83%
2 RUTH Johnson 0.67%
3 RUTH Brown 0.47%
4 RUTH Miller 0.46%
5 RUTH Williams 0.45%
6 RUTH Jones 0.44%
7 RUTH Davis 0.38%
8 RUTH Anderson 0.33%
9 RUTH Wilson 0.30%
10 RUTH Thompson 0.25%
11 RUTH Taylor 0.24%
12 RUTH Thomas 0.24%
13 RUTH Martin 0.24%
14 RUTH Moore 0.24%
15 RUTH Hall 0.22%
16 RUTH White 0.22%
17 RUTH Hill 0.21%
18 RUTH King 0.21%
19 RUTH Lee 0.21%
20 RUTH Harris 0.21%

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