First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Alcala

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adventure, take a new one today

L is for loyalty, that you show.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alcala

Rodney Alcala is an influential human. Rodney was born on August 23rd, 1943 in United States. Rodney is also known as The Dating Game Killer, John Berger, John Burger, and Rod Alcala.


O.F.M. Saint Didacus of Alcalá was a saint. He holds the title Religiousandmissionary. O.F.M. was born in 1400 in San Nicolás del Puerto. He breathed his last breath on November 12th, 1463.


Dr. Angel C. Alcala is a biologist. Dr. was born on March 1st, 1929.


Nilo Alcala is a classical music composer, arrangement, singing, and conducting. He plays Human voice and Piano. Nilo was given the name Nilo Belarmino Alcala II on February 23rd, 1978.


Félix Enríquez Alcalá is a film director, television director, and cinematographer. His ongoing career started in 1984. Félix was born on March 7th, 1951 in Bakersfield, California, U.S. Félix is also known as Felix Alcala.


Alfredo Alcala is a comics creator.


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Popularity of Alcala as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alcala U.S.
  White 5.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alcala

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

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Fun Facts about the name Alcala

  • How Popular is the name Alcala? As a last name Alcala was the 2,029th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Alcala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Alcala is Friday, November 23rd, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Alcala? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Alcala. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Alcala: Your name in reverse order is Alacla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Caalla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alcala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,758 people with the last name Alcala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alcala? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Alcala as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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