First Names MAY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MAY is ranked as the 983rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 36,654.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 11.5 people named MAY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 81% 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 MAY is 12,679.
  • The SSA data also shows that MAY is used as a girl's name 98% of the time.

First Names MAY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 36,654 +/-1.9%
  • National Rank 983
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 11.5

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 12,679
  • National Rank 1,821
  • Percentile Rank 98.03%
  • Proportion/100k 3.98

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MAY is 53.5% White, 5.2% Hispanic origin, 9.8% Black, 28.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.5% Two or More Races, and 0.5% 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 MAY have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name MAY is included in the following name catgories:
  • German surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • South Korean surname
  • English feminine given name
  • Gaelic surname
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Spanish hypocoristics feminine given name
  • Germanic surname
  • US feminine baby name - Social Security Administration

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 53.5% 63.9% -10.4%
Hispanic origin 5.2% 16.3% -11.1%
Black 9.8% 12.3% -2.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 28.5% 4.9% 23.6%
Two or more races 2.5% 1.8% 0.7%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7% -0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MAY is California where 10,441 people have this name.
  • Hawaii is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MAY, as 43.26 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 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 MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 884 6.86 97.6% Indiana 352 5.33 95.6% Iowa 164 5.29 95.0% Kansas 162 5.57 91.6% Michigan 1,020 10.29 98.7% Minnesota 608 11.14 97.8% Missouri 286 9.55 94.8% Nebraska 131 6.98 90.3% North Dakota 24 3.26 69.2% Ohio 647 5.58 97.1% South Dakota 62 7.26 80.2% Wisconsin 582 10.11 97.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 884 6.86 97.6%
Indiana 352 5.33 95.6%
Iowa 164 5.29 95.0%
Kansas 162 5.57 91.6%
Michigan 1,020 10.29 98.7%
Minnesota 608 11.14 97.8%
Missouri 286 9.55 94.8%
Nebraska 131 6.98 90.3%
North Dakota 24 3.26 69.2%
Ohio 647 5.58 97.1%
South Dakota 62 7.26 80.2%
Wisconsin 582 10.11 97.6%
West State Statistics First-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 48 6.49 74.0% Arizona 491 7.29 95.4% California 10,441 26.91 99.5% Colorado 371 6.93 95.3% Hawaii 614 43.26 97.8% Idaho 117 7.17 88.7% Montana 71 6.9 83.6% Nevada 376 13.24 95.2% New Mexico 128 6.14 88.2% Oregon 409 10.31 95.4% Utah 149 5.07 90.4% Washington 1,032 14.61 98.4% Wyoming 56 9.58 80.0%

West States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 48 6.49 74.0%
Arizona 491 7.29 95.4%
California 10,441 26.91 99.5%
Colorado 371 6.93 95.3%
Hawaii 614 43.26 97.8%
Idaho 117 7.17 88.7%
Montana 71 6.9 83.6%
Nevada 376 13.24 95.2%
New Mexico 128 6.14 88.2%
Oregon 409 10.31 95.4%
Utah 149 5.07 90.4%
Washington 1,032 14.61 98.4%
Wyoming 56 9.58 80.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 285 7.92 95.4% Maine 51 3.83 80.9% Massachusetts 596 8.84 96.5% New Hampshire 65 4.93 85.4% New Jersey 594 6.65 96.8% New York 2,775 14.06 99.1% Pennsylvania 785 6.14 97.6% Rhode Island 100 9.5 89.9% Vermont 74 11.89 89.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 285 7.92 95.4%
Maine 51 3.83 80.9%
Massachusetts 596 8.84 96.5%
New Hampshire 65 4.93 85.4%
New Jersey 594 6.65 96.8%
New York 2,775 14.06 99.1%
Pennsylvania 785 6.14 97.6%
Rhode Island 100 9.5 89.9%
Vermont 74 11.89 89.7%
South State Statistics First-Names MAY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 414 8.53 96.3% Arkansas 282 9.5 94.5% Delaware 100 10.64 94.6% Dist. of Columbia 58 8.84 90.6% Florida 2,039 10.25 99.1% Georgia 709 7.02 97.7% Kentucky 376 8.52 95.2% Louisiana 516 11.09 96.3% Maryland 543 9.09 97.5% Mississippi 286 9.55 94.8% North Carolina 845 8.5 98.3% Oklahoma 299 7.72 94.4% South Carolina 352 7.28 95.7% Tennessee 526 8.04 96.9% Texas 2,699 10.01 99.0% Virginia 674 8.1 97.4% West Virginia 91 4.91 85.9%

South States
State stats for the first name MAY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 414 8.53 96.3%
Arkansas 282 9.5 94.5%
Delaware 100 10.64 94.6%
Dist. of Columbia 58 8.84 90.6%
Florida 2,039 10.25 99.1%
Georgia 709 7.02 97.7%
Kentucky 376 8.52 95.2%
Louisiana 516 11.09 96.3%
Maryland 543 9.09 97.5%
Mississippi 286 9.55 94.8%
North Carolina 845 8.5 98.3%
Oklahoma 299 7.72 94.4%
South Carolina 352 7.28 95.7%
Tennessee 526 8.04 96.9%
Texas 2,699 10.01 99.0%
Virginia 674 8.1 97.4%
West Virginia 91 4.91 85.9%
 

Full Names with MAY as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is MAY Lee. 2.50% of all the people named MAY have this family name.

There are 4150 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MAY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MAY Lee 2.50%
2 MAY Wong 1.71%
3 MAY Yang 1.15%
4 MAY Chan 1.04%
5 MAY Vang 0.80%
6 MAY Johnson 0.70%
7 MAY Chen 0.62%
8 MAY Smith 0.58%
9 MAY Wang 0.54%
10 MAY Le 0.48%
11 MAY Yee 0.46%
12 MAY Chin 0.43%
13 MAY Xiong 0.43%
14 MAY Jones 0.41%
15 MAY Thomas 0.41%
16 MAY Lam 0.38%
17 MAY Thao 0.37%
18 MAY Williams 0.37%
19 MAY Wu 0.37%
20 MAY Fong 0.34%