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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alonso

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  1. Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921)
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  1. A male given name, variant of Alfonso.

Alonso was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Alonso

Alonso de Ojeda was an exploration and explorer. Alonso was born in 1468 in Cuenca, Spain. Alonso is also known as His name is sometimes spelled Alonzo and Oxeda. He left this life in 1515.

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Alonso Pérez de Guzmán is a military person.

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Alonso Duralde is a writer, film critic, and film criticism. Alonso was born on May 18th, 1967 in East Point, Georgia.

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Alonso was born on December 8th, 1989 in Panama City.

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Alonso Sánchez Coello was an artist in the field of painting. Alonso was born Alonso Sánchez Coello in Benifairó de les Valls. He died on August 8th, 1588.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alonso

Fernando Alonso is a formula one racer.

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Xabi Alonso is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich, Antiguoko, Real Sociedad, Real Sociedad B, SD Eibar, Liverpool F.C., Real Madrid C.F., Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national football team. Xabi was born on November 25th, 1981 in Tolosa, Spain.

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Marcos Alonso is a soccer player for the ACF Fiorentina, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid Castilla, Bolton Wanderers F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., and Spain national under-19 football team. Marcos was born on December 28th, 1990 in Madrid, Spain. Marcos is also known as Alonso Mendoza and Marco.

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Daniella Alonso is an actress, fashion model, and actor. She has been prominent since 1997. Daniella was born on September 22nd, 1978.

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Laz Alonso is an actor. He has been prominent since 2000. Laz was given the name Lazaro Alonso on March 25th, 1974 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Kiko Alonso is an athlete for the Philadelphia Eagles. His ongoing career started in 2013. Kiko was born on August 14th, 1990 in Newton, Massachusetts. Kiko is also known as Alonso and Kristian.

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How popular is the baby name Alonso in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1916 7 0 7
1917 5 0 5
1918 7 0 7
1919 7 0 7
1920 9 0 9
1921 5 0 5
1922 7 0 7
1923 5 0 5
1924 6 0 6
1926 9 0 9
1927 5 0 5
1928 9 0 9
1929 11 0 11
1930 9 0 9
1931 7 0 7
1932 9 0 9
1933 10 0 10
1934 7 0 7
1935 6 0 6
1936 5 0 5
1937 10 0 10
1939 9 0 9
1941 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1943 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1946 7 0 7
1947 17 0 17
1948 11 0 11
1949 11 0 11
1950 13 0 13
1951 11 0 11
1952 24 0 24
1953 9 0 9
1954 18 0 18
1955 9 0 9
1956 19 0 19
1957 17 0 17
1958 13 0 13
1959 13 0 13
1960 22 0 22
1961 22 0 22
1962 29 0 29
1963 25 0 25
1964 20 0 20
1965 23 0 23
1966 20 0 20
1967 31 0 31
1968 20 0 20
1969 24 0 24
1970 40 0 40
1971 30 0 30
1972 39 0 39
1973 44 0 44
1974 49 0 49
1975 51 0 51
1976 42 0 42
1977 44 0 44
1978 60 0 60
1979 59 0 59
1980 55 0 55
1981 63 0 63
1982 71 0 71
1983 60 0 60
1984 89 0 89
1985 62 0 62
1986 95 0 95
1987 95 0 95
1988 120 0 120
1989 125 0 125
1990 157 0 157
1991 151 0 151
1992 161 0 161
1993 198 0 198
1994 154 0 154
1995 222 0 222
1996 193 0 193
1997 194 0 194
1998 220 0 220
1999 233 0 233
2000 285 0 285
2001 243 0 243
2002 316 0 316
2003 296 0 296
2004 297 0 297
2005 329 0 329
2006 360 0 360
2007 363 0 363
2008 363 0 363
2009 373 0 373
2010 380 0 380
2011 347 0 347
2012 312 0 312
2013 348 0 348
2014 339 0 339
2015 332 0 332
2016 319 0 319
2017 316 0 316

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Popularity of Alonso as a first name

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Popularity of Alonso as a last name

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Common last names for Alonso

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Moreno

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alonso U.S.
  White 6.76% 64.26%
  African American 0.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alonso

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

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Fun Facts about the name Alonso

  • How Popular is the name Alonso? Alonso is the 2,543rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alonso was the 1,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alonso have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,719 babies born with the first name Alonso in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alonso to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alonso? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alonso first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alonso is Thursday, March 11th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Alonso born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alonso was in 2010 with a total of 380 babies.
  • Random Alonso Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alonso is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Alonso: Your name in reverse order is Osnola. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osnlao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alonso? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 30,389 people with the last name Alonso.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alonso? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Alonso 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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