First Names BENNY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BENNY is ranked as the 778th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 53,370.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 16.74 people named BENNY 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 BENNY is 31,676.
  • The SSA data also shows that BENNY is used as a boy's name 99% of the time.

First Names BENNY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 53,370 +/-1.5%
  • National Rank 778
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 16.7

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 31,676
  • National Rank 1,073
  • Percentile Rank 98.84%
  • Proportion/100k 9.93

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BENNY is 66.2% White, 12.4% Hispanic origin, 14.3% Black, 4.8% 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 BENNY have a higher likelyhood of being Black or White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 66.2% 63.9% 2.3%
Hispanic origin 12.4% 16.3% -3.9%
Black 14.3% 12.3% 2.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4.8% 4.9% -0.1%
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 BENNY is Texas where 6,357 people have this name.
  • New Mexico is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BENNY, as 63.29 in every 100,000 New Mexicans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • New Mexico 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 Maine (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 BENNY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 1,669 12.96 98.4% Indiana 1,170 17.74 97.7% Iowa 207 6.65 95.5% Kansas 577 19.86 95.7% Michigan 769 7.76 98.5% Minnesota 178 3.27 95.7% Missouri 1,708 57.06 98.2% Nebraska 197 10.48 92.2% North Dakota 32 4.35 71.1% Ohio 1,668 14.39 98.3% South Dakota 62 7.26 79.2% Wisconsin 186 3.24 95.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BENNY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 1,669 12.96 98.4%
Indiana 1,170 17.74 97.7%
Iowa 207 6.65 95.5%
Kansas 577 19.86 95.7%
Michigan 769 7.76 98.5%
Minnesota 178 3.27 95.7%
Missouri 1,708 57.06 98.2%
Nebraska 197 10.48 92.2%
North Dakota 32 4.35 71.1%
Ohio 1,668 14.39 98.3%
South Dakota 62 7.26 79.2%
Wisconsin 186 3.24 95.7%
West State Statistics First-Names BENNY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 80 10.81 79.7% Arizona 1,193 17.72 97.3% California 5,223 13.46 99.2% Colorado 790 14.75 96.9% Hawaii 319 22.48 96.4% Idaho 219 13.38 92.0% Montana 149 14.56 88.7% Nevada 440 15.51 95.5% New Mexico 1,320 63.29 97.2% Oregon 519 13.07 96.0% Utah 306 10.41 93.6% Washington 568 8.05 97.6% Wyoming 121 20.75 86.5%

West States
State stats for the first name BENNY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 80 10.81 79.7%
Arizona 1,193 17.72 97.3%
California 5,223 13.46 99.2%
Colorado 790 14.75 96.9%
Hawaii 319 22.48 96.4%
Idaho 219 13.38 92.0%
Montana 149 14.56 88.7%
Nevada 440 15.51 95.5%
New Mexico 1,320 63.29 97.2%
Oregon 519 13.07 96.0%
Utah 306 10.41 93.6%
Washington 568 8.05 97.6%
Wyoming 121 20.75 86.5%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BENNY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 112 3.12 91.5% Maine 41 3.06 76.9% Massachusetts 377 5.59 95.3% New Hampshire 75 5.63 85.9% New Jersey 959 10.73 97.7% New York 1,944 9.84 98.9% Pennsylvania 736 5.76 97.5% Rhode Island 64 6.05 86.5% Vermont 27 4.38 81.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BENNY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 112 3.12 91.5%
Maine 41 3.06 76.9%
Massachusetts 377 5.59 95.3%
New Hampshire 75 5.63 85.9%
New Jersey 959 10.73 97.7%
New York 1,944 9.84 98.9%
Pennsylvania 736 5.76 97.5%
Rhode Island 64 6.05 86.5%
Vermont 27 4.38 81.9%
South State Statistics First-Names BENNY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,763 56.97 98.8% Arkansas 1,877 63.28 98.2% Delaware 53 5.7 92.0% Dist. of Columbia 73 11.05 91.6% Florida 2,116 10.63 99.1% Georgia 3,736 37 99.1% Kentucky 1,672 37.89 97.8% Louisiana 1,963 42.21 98.3% Maryland 543 9.09 97.5% Mississippi 1,708 57.06 98.2% North Carolina 2,421 24.34 99.0% Oklahoma 1,824 47.03 98.1% South Carolina 1,573 32.55 98.1% Tennessee 3,184 48.62 98.9% Texas 6,357 23.58 99.4% Virginia 1,669 20.05 98.5% West Virginia 582 31.45 94.7%

South States
State stats for the first name BENNY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,763 56.97 98.8%
Arkansas 1,877 63.28 98.2%
Delaware 53 5.7 92.0%
Dist. of Columbia 73 11.05 91.6%
Florida 2,116 10.63 99.1%
Georgia 3,736 37 99.1%
Kentucky 1,672 37.89 97.8%
Louisiana 1,963 42.21 98.3%
Maryland 543 9.09 97.5%
Mississippi 1,708 57.06 98.2%
North Carolina 2,421 24.34 99.0%
Oklahoma 1,824 47.03 98.1%
South Carolina 1,573 32.55 98.1%
Tennessee 3,184 48.62 98.9%
Texas 6,357 23.58 99.4%
Virginia 1,669 20.05 98.5%
West Virginia 582 31.45 94.7%
 

Full Names with BENNY as a First Name

Summary

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

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

There are 5437 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BENNY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BENNY Smith 1.04%
2 BENNY Williams 0.63%
3 BENNY Davis 0.60%
4 BENNY Jones 0.60%
5 BENNY Johnson 0.55%
6 BENNY Thomas 0.51%
7 BENNY Martinez 0.46%
8 BENNY Brown 0.44%
9 BENNY Jackson 0.35%
10 BENNY Martin 0.34%
11 BENNY Lopez 0.32%
12 BENNY Thompson 0.32%
13 BENNY Wilson 0.32%
14 BENNY Garcia 0.30%
15 BENNY Miller 0.30%
16 BENNY Moore 0.30%
17 BENNY Rodriguez 0.30%
18 BENNY White 0.29%
19 BENNY Wong 0.28%
20 BENNY Harris 0.27%