There are 305,175,265 people in the United States of America. If everyone in the U.S. lined up single file, the line would stretch around the earth almost 7 times. That's a lot of people.
The U.S. Census Bureau statistics tell us that there are at least 88,799 different last names and 5,163 different first names in common use in the United States. Some names are more common than others.
There are 50,395 people named John Smith in the United States. There are 1,066 people named James Bond, 115 people named Harry Potter , 512 people named George Bush, and 32 people named Emily Dickinson. However, Johnny Cash (39 people) songs aside there are, statistically speaking, very few boys named Sue.
Enter www.howmanyofme.com. When I typed in my name, I found out that there are 25,940 people in the U.S. with the first name Staci. Statistically it's the 1143rd most popular first name. Yikes-I'm SO not popular! More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Staci are female. I feel so badly for that token male .01 percent out there. Sheesh. Did his parents hate him?
But I can bill myself as fairly unique because there are only 15 Staci Perkins in the entire U.S.
What about you? How many people share your name? Enter it and find out how many of you there are. www.howmanyofme.com. It won't make you smarter, but it sure is fun.