First Names SPENCER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SPENCER is ranked as the 978th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 37,007.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 11.61 people named SPENCER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 80% 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 SPENCER is 104,341.
  • The SSA data also shows that SPENCER is used as a boy's name 97% of the time.

First Names SPENCER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 37,007 +/-1.8%
  • National Rank 978
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 11.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 104,341
  • National Rank 481
  • Percentile Rank 99.48%
  • Proportion/100k 32.72

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SPENCER is 76.6% White, 2.9% Hispanic origin, 14.8% Black, 3.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% 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 SPENCER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SPENCER is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • English surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.6% 63.9% 12.7%
Hispanic origin 2.9% 16.3% -13.4%
Black 14.8% 12.3% 2.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3.4% 4.9% -1.5%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
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 SPENCER is California where 5,265 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SPENCER, as 36.02 in every 100,000 Utahns have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Utah 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 1 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 1 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 903 7.01 97.7% Indiana 462 7 96.2% Iowa 438 14.1 97.0% Kansas 232 7.99 93.1% Michigan 1,229 12.4 98.9% Minnesota 719 13.18 98.0% Missouri 366 12.21 95.5% Nebraska 99 5.24 88.6% North Dakota 24 3.26 70.3% Ohio 587 5.06 96.9% South Dakota 80 9.33 82.7% Wisconsin 693 12.04 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 903 7.01 97.7%
Indiana 462 7 96.2%
Iowa 438 14.1 97.0%
Kansas 232 7.99 93.1%
Michigan 1,229 12.4 98.9%
Minnesota 719 13.18 98.0%
Missouri 366 12.21 95.5%
Nebraska 99 5.24 88.6%
North Dakota 24 3.26 70.3%
Ohio 587 5.06 96.9%
South Dakota 80 9.33 82.7%
Wisconsin 693 12.04 97.8%
West State Statistics First-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 48 6.49 75.2% Arizona 601 8.92 95.9% California 5,265 13.57 99.2% Colorado 520 9.71 96.1% Hawaii 403 28.42 97.0% Idaho 289 17.67 93.4% Montana 149 14.56 88.9% Nevada 330 11.63 94.8% New Mexico 266 12.75 92.2% Oregon 438 11.04 95.6% Utah 1,060 36.02 97.2% Washington 1,293 18.3 98.6% Wyoming 56 9.58 80.4%

West States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 48 6.49 75.2%
Arizona 601 8.92 95.9%
California 5,265 13.57 99.2%
Colorado 520 9.71 96.1%
Hawaii 403 28.42 97.0%
Idaho 289 17.67 93.4%
Montana 149 14.56 88.9%
Nevada 330 11.63 94.8%
New Mexico 266 12.75 92.2%
Oregon 438 11.04 95.6%
Utah 1,060 36.02 97.2%
Washington 1,293 18.3 98.6%
Wyoming 56 9.58 80.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 449 12.48 96.4% Maine 173 13.02 90.4% Massachusetts 523 7.75 96.3% New Hampshire 206 15.49 92.3% New Jersey 792 8.86 97.4% New York 2,084 10.56 99.0% Pennsylvania 600 4.69 97.2% Rhode Island 146 13.82 92.0% Vermont 86 13.76 90.6%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 449 12.48 96.4%
Maine 173 13.02 90.4%
Massachusetts 523 7.75 96.3%
New Hampshire 206 15.49 92.3%
New Jersey 792 8.86 97.4%
New York 2,084 10.56 99.0%
Pennsylvania 600 4.69 97.2%
Rhode Island 146 13.82 92.0%
Vermont 86 13.76 90.6%
South State Statistics First-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 465 9.59 96.5% Arkansas 192 6.48 93.3% Delaware 100 10.64 94.7% Dist. of Columbia 87 13.26 92.8% Florida 2,248 11.3 99.1% Georgia 1,165 11.54 98.2% Kentucky 279 6.32 94.3% Louisiana 335 7.2 95.2% Maryland 629 10.52 97.8% Mississippi 366 12.21 95.5% North Carolina 2,083 20.94 98.9% Oklahoma 306 7.9 94.5% South Carolina 413 8.55 96.0% Tennessee 537 8.2 97.0% Texas 3,508 13.01 99.1% Virginia 720 8.65 97.5% West Virginia 64 3.44 83.4%

South States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 465 9.59 96.5%
Arkansas 192 6.48 93.3%
Delaware 100 10.64 94.7%
Dist. of Columbia 87 13.26 92.8%
Florida 2,248 11.3 99.1%
Georgia 1,165 11.54 98.2%
Kentucky 279 6.32 94.3%
Louisiana 335 7.2 95.2%
Maryland 629 10.52 97.8%
Mississippi 366 12.21 95.5%
North Carolina 2,083 20.94 98.9%
Oklahoma 306 7.9 94.5%
South Carolina 413 8.55 96.0%
Tennessee 537 8.2 97.0%
Texas 3,508 13.01 99.1%
Virginia 720 8.65 97.5%
West Virginia 64 3.44 83.4%
 

Full Names with SPENCER as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is SPENCER Smith. 1.04% of all the people named SPENCER have this family name.

There are 4278 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SPENCER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 SPENCER Smith 1.04%
2 SPENCER Johnson 0.94%
3 SPENCER Brown 0.82%
4 SPENCER Jones 0.68%
5 SPENCER Williams 0.64%
6 SPENCER Lee 0.59%
7 SPENCER Davis 0.54%
8 SPENCER Thomas 0.53%
9 SPENCER Hill 0.44%
10 SPENCER Harris 0.41%
11 SPENCER Scott 0.41%
12 SPENCER Anderson 0.38%
13 SPENCER Reed 0.34%
14 SPENCER Moore 0.33%
15 SPENCER Allen 0.31%
16 SPENCER King 0.31%
17 SPENCER Wilson 0.31%
18 SPENCER Thompson 0.30%
19 SPENCER White 0.30%
20 SPENCER Taylor 0.29%

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