First Names NICHOLAS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • NICHOLAS is ranked as the 232nd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 284,597.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 89.26 people named NICHOLAS 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 NICHOLAS is 814,659.
  • The SSA data also shows that NICHOLAS is used as a boy's name 100% of the time.

First Names NICHOLAS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 284,597 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 232
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 89.3

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 814,659
  • National Rank 41
  • Percentile Rank 99.96%
  • Proportion/100k 255.49

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name NICHOLAS is 80.8% White, 7.8% Hispanic origin, 7.7% Black, 1.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.3% 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 NICHOLAS have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.8% 63.9% 16.9%
Hispanic origin 7.8% 16.3% -8.5%
Black 7.7% 12.3% -4.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.8% 4.9% -3.1%
Two or more races 1.3% 1.8% -0.5%
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 NICHOLAS is New York where 38,984 people have this name.
  • New York is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named NICHOLAS, as 197.42 in every 100,000 New Yorkers have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • New York 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 2 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Mississippi (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names NICHOLAS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,131 70.89 99.5% Indiana 4,286 64.97 99.0% Iowa 3,826 123.13 99.3% Kansas 1,062 36.57 97.0% Michigan 12,753 128.69 99.8% Minnesota 7,670 140.54 99.6% Missouri 738 24.64 96.9% Nebraska 1,012 53.78 96.9% North Dakota 257 34.8 91.1% Ohio 8,603 74.2 99.3% South Dakota 380 44.57 92.9% Wisconsin 8,057 139.94 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name NICHOLAS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,131 70.89 99.5%
Indiana 4,286 64.97 99.0%
Iowa 3,826 123.13 99.3%
Kansas 1,062 36.57 97.0%
Michigan 12,753 128.69 99.8%
Minnesota 7,670 140.54 99.6%
Missouri 738 24.64 96.9%
Nebraska 1,012 53.78 96.9%
North Dakota 257 34.8 91.1%
Ohio 8,603 74.2 99.3%
South Dakota 380 44.57 92.9%
Wisconsin 8,057 139.94 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names NICHOLAS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 223 30.27 90.0% Arizona 3,664 54.42 98.7% California 31,308 80.68 99.8% Colorado 3,127 58.38 98.7% Hawaii 801 56.41 98.2% Idaho 718 43.95 96.2% Montana 416 40.62 93.9% Nevada 2,009 70.74 98.4% New Mexico 896 42.98 96.2% Oregon 2,345 59.07 98.5% Utah 1,565 53.19 97.9% Washington 6,329 89.62 99.5% Wyoming 233 39.91 91.2%

West States
State stats for the first name NICHOLAS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 223 30.27 90.0%
Arizona 3,664 54.42 98.7%
California 31,308 80.68 99.8%
Colorado 3,127 58.38 98.7%
Hawaii 801 56.41 98.2%
Idaho 718 43.95 96.2%
Montana 416 40.62 93.9%
Nevada 2,009 70.74 98.4%
New Mexico 896 42.98 96.2%
Oregon 2,345 59.07 98.5%
Utah 1,565 53.19 97.9%
Washington 6,329 89.62 99.5%
Wyoming 233 39.91 91.2%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names NICHOLAS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,438 123.39 99.3% Maine 1,396 104.92 97.4% Massachusetts 6,872 101.88 99.3% New Hampshire 1,383 104.22 97.6% New Jersey 12,499 139.84 99.7% New York 38,984 197.42 99.9% Pennsylvania 11,859 92.74 99.5% Rhode Island 1,786 169.3 98.8% Vermont 451 71.95 96.5%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name NICHOLAS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,438 123.39 99.3%
Maine 1,396 104.92 97.4%
Massachusetts 6,872 101.88 99.3%
New Hampshire 1,383 104.22 97.6%
New Jersey 12,499 139.84 99.7%
New York 38,984 197.42 99.9%
Pennsylvania 11,859 92.74 99.5%
Rhode Island 1,786 169.3 98.8%
Vermont 451 71.95 96.5%
South State Statistics First-Names NICHOLAS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,488 30.68 98.1% Arkansas 846 28.51 97.1% Delaware 772 82.49 98.6% Dist. of Columbia 401 60.79 97.7% Florida 20,606 103.58 99.8% Georgia 3,888 38.51 99.1% Kentucky 1,841 41.71 97.9% Louisiana 2,492 53.59 98.6% Maryland 4,219 70.6 99.4% Mississippi 738 24.64 96.9% North Carolina 6,879 69.18 99.5% Oklahoma 1,240 31.97 97.5% South Carolina 1,579 32.68 98.1% Tennessee 2,353 35.93 98.6% Texas 15,598 57.86 99.7% Virginia 4,046 48.59 99.1% West Virginia 573 30.96 94.6%

South States
State stats for the first name NICHOLAS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,488 30.68 98.1%
Arkansas 846 28.51 97.1%
Delaware 772 82.49 98.6%
Dist. of Columbia 401 60.79 97.7%
Florida 20,606 103.58 99.8%
Georgia 3,888 38.51 99.1%
Kentucky 1,841 41.71 97.9%
Louisiana 2,492 53.59 98.6%
Maryland 4,219 70.6 99.4%
Mississippi 738 24.64 96.9%
North Carolina 6,879 69.18 99.5%
Oklahoma 1,240 31.97 97.5%
South Carolina 1,579 32.68 98.1%
Tennessee 2,353 35.93 98.6%
Texas 15,598 57.86 99.7%
Virginia 4,046 48.59 99.1%
West Virginia 573 30.96 94.6%
 

Full Names with NICHOLAS as a First Name

Summary

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

The most popular full name is NICHOLAS Smith. 0.53% of all the people named NICHOLAS have this family name.

There are 30888 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name NICHOLAS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 NICHOLAS Smith 0.53%
2 NICHOLAS Johnson 0.42%
3 NICHOLAS Brown 0.34%
4 NICHOLAS Miller 0.31%
5 NICHOLAS Jones 0.27%
6 NICHOLAS Williams 0.26%
7 NICHOLAS Anderson 0.18%
8 NICHOLAS Thompson 0.18%
9 NICHOLAS Lee 0.17%
10 NICHOLAS Hill 0.16%
11 NICHOLAS Martin 0.16%
12 NICHOLAS Taylor 0.15%
13 NICHOLAS Wilson 0.15%
14 NICHOLAS Garcia 0.15%
15 NICHOLAS Moore 0.15%
16 NICHOLAS Hall 0.15%
17 NICHOLAS King 0.14%
18 NICHOLAS Thomas 0.14%
19 NICHOLAS Davis 0.14%
20 NICHOLAS Lopez 0.14%

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