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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for nifty, how neat!

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alaniz

Americo "Rico" Alaniz was an actor: "mr. cousin" on the life, legend of wyatt earp, actor, and actor:. Americo was born on October 25th, 1919 in Mexico. Americo is also known as Americo Alaniz. He left this life on March 9th, 2015.


Martín Alaníz is a soccer player for the Club Atlético River Plate (Montevideo) and Monarcas Morelia. Martín was born on February 19th, 1993 in Melo, Uruguay.


Adrian was born on March 12th, 1984.


Ruben Alaniz is a baseball player for the Detroit Tigers.


Maximiliano Alaníz is an athlete for the San Antonio Unido.


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Popularity of Alaniz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alaniz U.S.
  White 6.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alaniz

People with the last name Alaniz are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alaniz

  • How Popular is the name Alaniz? Alaniz is the 49,212th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alaniz was the 2,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alaniz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44 babies born with the first name Alaniz in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alaniz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alaniz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alaniz was in 2006 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Alaniz: Your name in reverse order is Zinala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aznail. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alaniz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,596 people with the last name Alaniz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alaniz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Alaniz as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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