First Names SARAH

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SARAH is ranked as the 102nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 584,474.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 183.3 people named SARAH 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 SARAH is 890,156.
  • The SSA data also shows that SARAH is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names SARAH
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 584,474 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 102
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 183.3

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 890,156
  • National Rank 34
  • Percentile Rank 99.96%
  • Proportion/100k 279.17

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SARAH is 78.1% White, 5.6% Hispanic origin, 12.1% Black, 2.1% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 SARAH have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SARAH is included in the following name catgories:
  • Feminine given name
  • Common Swedish feminine given name - SCB Data
  • German Common surname
  • Greek Old and New Testament surname
  • Biblical surname
  • English feminine given name
  • Common Danish feminine given name - DST Data
  • Hebrew feminine given name
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.1% 63.9% 14.2%
Hispanic origin 5.6% 16.3% -10.7%
Black 12.1% 12.3% -0.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.1% 4.9% -2.8%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
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 SARAH is California where 61,188 people have this name.
  • Maine is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SARAH, as 424.27 in every 100,000 Mainers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, 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 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North Dakota (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 SARAH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 13,725 106.55 99.7% Indiana 8,858 134.27 99.5% Iowa 8,445 271.81 99.7% Kansas 3,200 110.18 98.7% Michigan 25,051 252.79 99.9% Minnesota 15,986 292.93 99.8% Missouri 4,906 163.86 99.4% Nebraska 1,859 98.82 98.1% North Dakota 603 81.56 94.7% Ohio 14,084 121.48 99.6% South Dakota 707 82.92 95.2% Wisconsin 16,052 278.8 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SARAH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 13,725 106.55 99.7%
Indiana 8,858 134.27 99.5%
Iowa 8,445 271.81 99.7%
Kansas 3,200 110.18 98.7%
Michigan 25,051 252.79 99.9%
Minnesota 15,986 292.93 99.8%
Missouri 4,906 163.86 99.4%
Nebraska 1,859 98.82 98.1%
North Dakota 603 81.56 94.7%
Ohio 14,084 121.48 99.6%
South Dakota 707 82.92 95.2%
Wisconsin 16,052 278.8 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names SARAH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 924 125.39 96.6% Arizona 6,616 98.29 99.2% California 61,188 157.69 99.9% Colorado 6,868 128.23 99.4% Hawaii 2,005 141.23 99.4% Idaho 1,499 91.72 97.8% Montana 1,114 108.83 97.1% Nevada 2,605 91.74 98.9% New Mexico 2,699 129.4 98.7% Oregon 5,275 132.87 99.2% Utah 2,691 91.46 98.6% Washington 16,832 238.36 99.8% Wyoming 709 121.32 96.2%

West States
State stats for the first name SARAH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 924 125.39 96.6%
Arizona 6,616 98.29 99.2%
California 61,188 157.69 99.9%
Colorado 6,868 128.23 99.4%
Hawaii 2,005 141.23 99.4%
Idaho 1,499 91.72 97.8%
Montana 1,114 108.83 97.1%
Nevada 2,605 91.74 98.9%
New Mexico 2,699 129.4 98.7%
Oregon 5,275 132.87 99.2%
Utah 2,691 91.46 98.6%
Washington 16,832 238.36 99.8%
Wyoming 709 121.32 96.2%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names SARAH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 11,501 319.77 99.8% Maine 5,643 424.27 99.6% Massachusetts 19,874 294.64 99.8% New Hampshire 5,559 419.01 99.6% New Jersey 14,719 164.68 99.7% New York 37,243 188.61 99.9% Pennsylvania 13,184 103.1 99.6% Rhode Island 3,272 310.1 99.4% Vermont 1,470 234.61 99.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SARAH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 11,501 319.77 99.8%
Maine 5,643 424.27 99.6%
Massachusetts 19,874 294.64 99.8%
New Hampshire 5,559 419.01 99.6%
New Jersey 14,719 164.68 99.7%
New York 37,243 188.61 99.9%
Pennsylvania 13,184 103.1 99.6%
Rhode Island 3,272 310.1 99.4%
Vermont 1,470 234.61 99.0%
South State Statistics First-Names SARAH State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 7,416 152.92 99.5% Arkansas 3,434 115.76 99.0% Delaware 1,647 176.01 99.4% Dist. of Columbia 1,325 201.17 99.5% Florida 35,170 176.79 99.9% Georgia 15,148 150.02 99.7% Kentucky 5,821 131.88 99.2% Louisiana 4,394 94.51 99.2% Maryland 7,215 120.73 99.6% Mississippi 4,906 163.86 99.4% North Carolina 29,529 296.96 99.9% Oklahoma 4,403 113.54 99.1% South Carolina 8,703 180.1 99.6% Tennessee 8,933 136.4 99.5% Texas 52,274 193.92 99.9% Virginia 12,366 148.52 99.7% West Virginia 2,592 140.06 98.4%

South States
State stats for the first name SARAH

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 7,416 152.92 99.5%
Arkansas 3,434 115.76 99.0%
Delaware 1,647 176.01 99.4%
Dist. of Columbia 1,325 201.17 99.5%
Florida 35,170 176.79 99.9%
Georgia 15,148 150.02 99.7%
Kentucky 5,821 131.88 99.2%
Louisiana 4,394 94.51 99.2%
Maryland 7,215 120.73 99.6%
Mississippi 4,906 163.86 99.4%
North Carolina 29,529 296.96 99.9%
Oklahoma 4,403 113.54 99.1%
South Carolina 8,703 180.1 99.6%
Tennessee 8,933 136.4 99.5%
Texas 52,274 193.92 99.9%
Virginia 12,366 148.52 99.7%
West Virginia 2,592 140.06 98.4%
 

Full Names with SARAH as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is SARAH Smith. 0.88% of all the people named SARAH have this family name.

There are 40948 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SARAH

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 SARAH Smith 0.88%
2 SARAH Johnson 0.72%
3 SARAH Miller 0.48%
4 SARAH Brown 0.48%
5 SARAH Jones 0.48%
6 SARAH Williams 0.48%
7 SARAH Davis 0.37%
8 SARAH Anderson 0.33%
9 SARAH Lee 0.29%
10 SARAH Wilson 0.28%
11 SARAH Taylor 0.27%
12 SARAH Moore 0.27%
13 SARAH Hall 0.26%
14 SARAH Hill 0.25%
15 SARAH Thompson 0.25%
16 SARAH Martin 0.25%
17 SARAH White 0.24%
18 SARAH Clark 0.24%
19 SARAH King 0.23%
20 SARAH Thomas 0.22%