First Names SHIRLEY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SHIRLEY is ranked as the 80th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 730,487.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 229.1 people named SHIRLEY 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 SHIRLEY is 446,308.
  • The SSA data also shows that SHIRLEY is used as a girl's name 99% of the time.

First Names SHIRLEY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 730,487 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 80
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 229.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 446,308
  • National Rank 104
  • Percentile Rank 99.89%
  • Proportion/100k 139.97

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SHIRLEY is 78.0% White, 3.5% Hispanic origin, 14.2% Black, 2.1% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% 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 SHIRLEY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SHIRLEY is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Feminine given name
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Masculine given name
  • Unisex surname

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 78.0% 63.9% 14.1%
Hispanic origin 3.5% 16.3% -12.8%
Black 14.2% 12.3% 1.9%
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 0.7% 0.7% 0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named SHIRLEY is California where 79,503 people have this name.
  • Iowa is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SHIRLEY, as 332.85 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 New Jersey (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 SHIRLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 21,910 170.1 99.8% Indiana 12,440 188.58 99.6% Iowa 10,342 332.85 99.8% Kansas 5,977 205.83 99.4% Michigan 30,410 306.86 99.9% Minnesota 14,152 259.33 99.8% Missouri 8,981 299.96 99.8% Nebraska 3,324 176.69 98.9% North Dakota 1,214 164.2 97.4% Ohio 22,594 194.87 99.7% South Dakota 1,636 191.74 97.9% Wisconsin 16,440 285.54 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SHIRLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 21,910 170.1 99.8%
Indiana 12,440 188.58 99.6%
Iowa 10,342 332.85 99.8%
Kansas 5,977 205.83 99.4%
Michigan 30,410 306.86 99.9%
Minnesota 14,152 259.33 99.8%
Missouri 8,981 299.96 99.8%
Nebraska 3,324 176.69 98.9%
North Dakota 1,214 164.2 97.4%
Ohio 22,594 194.87 99.7%
South Dakota 1,636 191.74 97.9%
Wisconsin 16,440 285.54 99.8%
West State Statistics First-Names SHIRLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 876 118.91 96.4% Arizona 11,354 168.67 99.6% California 79,503 204.89 99.9% Colorado 8,374 156.35 99.5% Hawaii 2,047 144.2 99.4% Idaho 2,865 175.32 98.9% Montana 2,126 207.69 98.6% Nevada 4,842 170.56 99.5% New Mexico 3,309 158.69 98.9% Oregon 7,898 198.93 99.5% Utah 3,279 111.44 98.8% Washington 18,026 255.28 99.9% Wyoming 1,184 202.73 98.0%

West States
State stats for the first name SHIRLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 876 118.91 96.4%
Arizona 11,354 168.67 99.6%
California 79,503 204.89 99.9%
Colorado 8,374 156.35 99.5%
Hawaii 2,047 144.2 99.4%
Idaho 2,865 175.32 98.9%
Montana 2,126 207.69 98.6%
Nevada 4,842 170.56 99.5%
New Mexico 3,309 158.69 98.9%
Oregon 7,898 198.93 99.5%
Utah 3,279 111.44 98.8%
Washington 18,026 255.28 99.9%
Wyoming 1,184 202.73 98.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names SHIRLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,162 115.71 99.3% Maine 1,986 149.34 98.1% Massachusetts 6,896 102.24 99.3% New Hampshire 2,084 157.04 98.4% New Jersey 9,090 101.7 99.5% New York 37,828 191.57 99.9% Pennsylvania 23,968 187.44 99.8% Rhode Island 1,385 131.29 98.4% Vermont 1,325 211.46 98.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SHIRLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,162 115.71 99.3%
Maine 1,986 149.34 98.1%
Massachusetts 6,896 102.24 99.3%
New Hampshire 2,084 157.04 98.4%
New Jersey 9,090 101.7 99.5%
New York 37,828 191.57 99.9%
Pennsylvania 23,968 187.44 99.8%
Rhode Island 1,385 131.29 98.4%
Vermont 1,325 211.46 98.8%
South State Statistics First-Names SHIRLEY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 12,511 257.99 99.8% Arkansas 7,886 265.85 99.7% Delaware 1,615 172.59 99.3% Dist. of Columbia 1,143 173.54 99.4% Florida 55,690 279.95 100.0% Georgia 22,241 220.26 99.9% Kentucky 10,131 229.55 99.6% Louisiana 9,981 214.67 99.7% Maryland 10,966 183.48 99.8% Mississippi 8,981 299.96 99.8% North Carolina 31,653 318.32 99.9% Oklahoma 8,386 216.23 99.6% South Carolina 12,330 255.16 99.7% Tennessee 15,663 239.16 99.8% Texas 60,807 225.57 99.9% Virginia 17,191 206.47 99.8% West Virginia 4,701 254.07 99.2%

South States
State stats for the first name SHIRLEY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 12,511 257.99 99.8%
Arkansas 7,886 265.85 99.7%
Delaware 1,615 172.59 99.3%
Dist. of Columbia 1,143 173.54 99.4%
Florida 55,690 279.95 100.0%
Georgia 22,241 220.26 99.9%
Kentucky 10,131 229.55 99.6%
Louisiana 9,981 214.67 99.7%
Maryland 10,966 183.48 99.8%
Mississippi 8,981 299.96 99.8%
North Carolina 31,653 318.32 99.9%
Oklahoma 8,386 216.23 99.6%
South Carolina 12,330 255.16 99.7%
Tennessee 15,663 239.16 99.8%
Texas 60,807 225.57 99.9%
Virginia 17,191 206.47 99.8%
West Virginia 4,701 254.07 99.2%
 

Full Names with SHIRLEY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is SHIRLEY Smith. 0.97% of all the people named SHIRLEY have this family name.

There are 43884 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SHIRLEY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 SHIRLEY Smith 0.97%
2 SHIRLEY Johnson 0.83%
3 SHIRLEY Brown 0.59%
4 SHIRLEY Williams 0.58%
5 SHIRLEY Jones 0.58%
6 SHIRLEY Miller 0.49%
7 SHIRLEY Davis 0.47%
8 SHIRLEY Wilson 0.35%
9 SHIRLEY Thomas 0.33%
10 SHIRLEY Anderson 0.31%
11 SHIRLEY Taylor 0.30%
12 SHIRLEY Thompson 0.30%
13 SHIRLEY Moore 0.29%
14 SHIRLEY Lee 0.29%
15 SHIRLEY Martin 0.28%
16 SHIRLEY Hall 0.27%
17 SHIRLEY White 0.26%
18 SHIRLEY Jackson 0.26%
19 SHIRLEY Harris 0.26%
20 SHIRLEY King 0.26%

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