First Names BESSIE

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BESSIE is ranked as the 618th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 76,874.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 24.11 people named BESSIE 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 BESSIE is 36,284.
  • The SSA data also shows that BESSIE is used as a girl's name 100% of the time.

First Names BESSIE
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 76,874 +/-1.3%
  • National Rank 618
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 24.1

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 36,284
  • National Rank 996
  • Percentile Rank 98.92%
  • Proportion/100k 11.38

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BESSIE is 72.7% White, 3.3% Hispanic origin, 20.1% Black, 1.6% 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 BESSIE have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 72.7% 63.9% 8.8%
Hispanic origin 3.3% 16.3% -13.0%
Black 20.1% 12.3% 7.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.6% 4.9% -3.3%
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 BESSIE is Georgia where 5,655 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BESSIE, as 130.33 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Georgia.
  • Mississippi 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 Hampshire (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 BESSIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 4,068 31.58 99.1% Indiana 1,841 27.9 98.3% Iowa 331 10.65 96.5% Kansas 774 26.64 96.3% Michigan 1,719 17.34 99.1% Minnesota 238 4.36 96.4% Missouri 3,902 130.33 99.2% Nebraska 407 21.65 94.6% North Dakota 80 10.87 82.6% Ohio 3,616 31.19 98.9% South Dakota 97 11.4 83.8% Wisconsin 396 6.88 97.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BESSIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 4,068 31.58 99.1%
Indiana 1,841 27.9 98.3%
Iowa 331 10.65 96.5%
Kansas 774 26.64 96.3%
Michigan 1,719 17.34 99.1%
Minnesota 238 4.36 96.4%
Missouri 3,902 130.33 99.2%
Nebraska 407 21.65 94.6%
North Dakota 80 10.87 82.6%
Ohio 3,616 31.19 98.9%
South Dakota 97 11.4 83.8%
Wisconsin 396 6.88 97.0%
West State Statistics First-Names BESSIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 191 25.94 88.3% Arizona 1,091 16.21 97.1% California 4,274 11.01 99.1% Colorado 898 16.77 97.1% Hawaii 307 21.63 96.3% Idaho 406 24.84 94.5% Montana 188 18.39 90.1% Nevada 431 15.18 95.5% New Mexico 522 25.03 94.6% Oregon 833 20.98 97.0% Utah 580 19.7 95.8% Washington 666 9.43 97.9% Wyoming 177 30.33 89.6%

West States
State stats for the first name BESSIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 191 25.94 88.3%
Arizona 1,091 16.21 97.1%
California 4,274 11.01 99.1%
Colorado 898 16.77 97.1%
Hawaii 307 21.63 96.3%
Idaho 406 24.84 94.5%
Montana 188 18.39 90.1%
Nevada 431 15.18 95.5%
New Mexico 522 25.03 94.6%
Oregon 833 20.98 97.0%
Utah 580 19.7 95.8%
Washington 666 9.43 97.9%
Wyoming 177 30.33 89.6%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BESSIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 164 4.56 93.4% Maine 51 3.83 79.6% Massachusetts 462 6.85 95.9% New Hampshire 37 2.82 78.1% New Jersey 719 8.05 97.2% New York 2,256 11.43 99.0% Pennsylvania 2,760 21.59 98.8% Rhode Island 46 4.32 82.9% Vermont 71 11.26 89.3%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BESSIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 164 4.56 93.4%
Maine 51 3.83 79.6%
Massachusetts 462 6.85 95.9%
New Hampshire 37 2.82 78.1%
New Jersey 719 8.05 97.2%
New York 2,256 11.43 99.0%
Pennsylvania 2,760 21.59 98.8%
Rhode Island 46 4.32 82.9%
Vermont 71 11.26 89.3%
South State Statistics First-Names BESSIE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 4,308 88.84 99.1% Arkansas 1,678 56.58 98.1% Delaware 217 23.19 96.6% Dist. of Columbia 153 23.21 95.0% Florida 3,496 17.57 99.3% Georgia 5,655 56.01 99.3% Kentucky 2,625 59.48 98.4% Louisiana 3,222 69.3 98.8% Maryland 2,213 37.02 99.0% Mississippi 3,902 130.33 99.2% North Carolina 3,569 35.89 99.2% Oklahoma 1,753 45.19 98.0% South Carolina 3,578 74.03 98.9% Tennessee 4,454 68 99.1% Texas 5,421 20.11 99.3% Virginia 4,085 49.06 99.1% West Virginia 1,146 61.92 96.6%

South States
State stats for the first name BESSIE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 4,308 88.84 99.1%
Arkansas 1,678 56.58 98.1%
Delaware 217 23.19 96.6%
Dist. of Columbia 153 23.21 95.0%
Florida 3,496 17.57 99.3%
Georgia 5,655 56.01 99.3%
Kentucky 2,625 59.48 98.4%
Louisiana 3,222 69.3 98.8%
Maryland 2,213 37.02 99.0%
Mississippi 3,902 130.33 99.2%
North Carolina 3,569 35.89 99.2%
Oklahoma 1,753 45.19 98.0%
South Carolina 3,578 74.03 98.9%
Tennessee 4,454 68 99.1%
Texas 5,421 20.11 99.3%
Virginia 4,085 49.06 99.1%
West Virginia 1,146 61.92 96.6%
 

Full Names with BESSIE as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is BESSIE Smith. 1.55% of all the people named BESSIE have this family name.

There are 6910 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BESSIE

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BESSIE Smith 1.55%
2 BESSIE Williams 1.31%
3 BESSIE Johnson 1.08%
4 BESSIE Jones 0.91%
5 BESSIE Brown 0.83%
6 BESSIE Davis 0.77%
7 BESSIE Jackson 0.59%
8 BESSIE Moore 0.54%
9 BESSIE Harris 0.50%
10 BESSIE Miller 0.48%
11 BESSIE Wilson 0.48%
12 BESSIE Thomas 0.45%
13 BESSIE Hill 0.43%
14 BESSIE White 0.41%
15 BESSIE Lewis 0.38%
16 BESSIE Walker 0.38%
17 BESSIE Taylor 0.37%
18 BESSIE Lee 0.37%
19 BESSIE Robinson 0.37%
20 BESSIE Allen 0.36%