First Names JOY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • JOY is ranked as the 361st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 182,895.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 57.36 people named JOY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 89% 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 JOY is 110,075.
  • The SSA data also shows that JOY is used as a girl's name 98% of the time.

First Names JOY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 182,895 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 361
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 57.4

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 110,075
  • National Rank 460
  • Percentile Rank 99.50%
  • Proportion/100k 34.52

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name JOY is 77.9% White, 4.0% Hispanic origin, 13.0% Black, 3.0% 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 JOY have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 77.9% 63.9% 14.0%
Hispanic origin 4.0% 16.3% -12.3%
Black 13.0% 12.3% 0.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3.0% 4.9% -1.9%
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 JOY is California where 19,501 people have this name.
  • Hawaii is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named JOY, as 104.76 in every 100,000 Hawaiians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Hawaii 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 JOY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,473 50.25 99.3% Indiana 3,709 56.22 98.9% Iowa 1,742 56.08 98.6% Kansas 2,039 70.23 98.1% Michigan 5,059 51.05 99.5% Minnesota 3,391 62.14 99.1% Missouri 1,821 60.84 98.3% Nebraska 1,189 63.2 97.2% North Dakota 378 51.11 92.9% Ohio 6,546 56.46 99.2% South Dakota 531 62.19 94.2% Wisconsin 3,149 54.69 99.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name JOY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,473 50.25 99.3%
Indiana 3,709 56.22 98.9%
Iowa 1,742 56.08 98.6%
Kansas 2,039 70.23 98.1%
Michigan 5,059 51.05 99.5%
Minnesota 3,391 62.14 99.1%
Missouri 1,821 60.84 98.3%
Nebraska 1,189 63.2 97.2%
North Dakota 378 51.11 92.9%
Ohio 6,546 56.46 99.2%
South Dakota 531 62.19 94.2%
Wisconsin 3,149 54.69 99.0%
West State Statistics First-Names JOY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 510 69.18 94.1% Arizona 4,036 59.95 98.8% California 19,501 50.26 99.7% Colorado 3,140 58.63 98.8% Hawaii 1,487 104.76 99.0% Idaho 1,210 74.04 97.5% Montana 596 58.24 95.2% Nevada 1,522 53.62 98.0% New Mexico 1,074 51.48 96.7% Oregon 2,462 62.02 98.5% Utah 1,938 65.85 98.1% Washington 4,569 64.7 99.4% Wyoming 438 75.03 94.4%

West States
State stats for the first name JOY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 510 69.18 94.1%
Arizona 4,036 59.95 98.8%
California 19,501 50.26 99.7%
Colorado 3,140 58.63 98.8%
Hawaii 1,487 104.76 99.0%
Idaho 1,210 74.04 97.5%
Montana 596 58.24 95.2%
Nevada 1,522 53.62 98.0%
New Mexico 1,074 51.48 96.7%
Oregon 2,462 62.02 98.5%
Utah 1,938 65.85 98.1%
Washington 4,569 64.7 99.4%
Wyoming 438 75.03 94.4%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names JOY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,632 45.37 98.5% Maine 744 55.91 95.9% Massachusetts 3,004 44.54 98.7% New Hampshire 505 38.03 95.2% New Jersey 3,972 44.43 99.1% New York 8,463 42.86 99.6% Pennsylvania 6,306 49.31 99.3% Rhode Island 419 39.73 95.8% Vermont 247 39.41 94.8%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name JOY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,632 45.37 98.5%
Maine 744 55.91 95.9%
Massachusetts 3,004 44.54 98.7%
New Hampshire 505 38.03 95.2%
New Jersey 3,972 44.43 99.1%
New York 8,463 42.86 99.6%
Pennsylvania 6,306 49.31 99.3%
Rhode Island 419 39.73 95.8%
Vermont 247 39.41 94.8%
South State Statistics First-Names JOY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,510 72.37 99.0% Arkansas 2,063 69.54 98.4% Delaware 509 54.36 98.0% Dist. of Columbia 459 69.64 98.0% Florida 11,655 58.59 99.7% Georgia 7,523 74.51 99.5% Kentucky 2,567 58.16 98.4% Louisiana 3,122 67.14 98.8% Maryland 3,099 51.85 99.2% Mississippi 1,821 60.84 98.3% North Carolina 7,686 77.29 99.6% Oklahoma 3,434 88.55 98.9% South Carolina 3,004 62.16 98.8% Tennessee 4,903 74.86 99.2% Texas 16,272 60.36 99.7% Virginia 4,236 50.87 99.2% West Virginia 891 48.16 95.9%

South States
State stats for the first name JOY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,510 72.37 99.0%
Arkansas 2,063 69.54 98.4%
Delaware 509 54.36 98.0%
Dist. of Columbia 459 69.64 98.0%
Florida 11,655 58.59 99.7%
Georgia 7,523 74.51 99.5%
Kentucky 2,567 58.16 98.4%
Louisiana 3,122 67.14 98.8%
Maryland 3,099 51.85 99.2%
Mississippi 1,821 60.84 98.3%
North Carolina 7,686 77.29 99.6%
Oklahoma 3,434 88.55 98.9%
South Carolina 3,004 62.16 98.8%
Tennessee 4,903 74.86 99.2%
Texas 16,272 60.36 99.7%
Virginia 4,236 50.87 99.2%
West Virginia 891 48.16 95.9%
 

Full Names with JOY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is JOY Smith. 0.95% of all the people named JOY have this family name.

There are 17266 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name JOY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 JOY Smith 0.95%
2 JOY Johnson 0.71%
3 JOY Jones 0.60%
4 JOY Williams 0.54%
5 JOY Brown 0.50%
6 JOY Miller 0.47%
7 JOY Davis 0.43%
8 JOY Anderson 0.37%
9 JOY Wilson 0.32%
10 JOY Taylor 0.31%
11 JOY Moore 0.28%
12 JOY Walker 0.28%
13 JOY Hall 0.27%
14 JOY Thompson 0.27%
15 JOY Thomas 0.27%
16 JOY Martin 0.27%
17 JOY Jackson 0.26%
18 JOY King 0.26%
19 JOY Clark 0.24%
20 JOY Lee 0.22%

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