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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alvarenga

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Alvarenga is of Arabic origin and means "The superior Celt".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Alvarenga means "*Al-baaridja ( the-barge, the-warship) > *Al-vaaregga > Alvarenga (for /-gg-/ > /-ng-/ compare with the etymology of /evangel/!" and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. Alvarenga (municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Notable Persons Named Alvarenga

Alvarenga Peixoto is a poet and lawyer. Alvarenga was given the name Inácio José de Alvarenga Peixoto in Rio de Janeiro.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvarenga

José Salvador Alvarenga is a fisherman. José was born in 1975 in Garita Palmera, Ahuachapán, El Salvador.


Samuel Rosa is an alternative rock, reggae, and brazilian rock singing, guitarist, and songwriter. He plays Guitarist and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Samuel was given the name Samuel Rosa de Alvarenga on July 15th, 1966 in Belo Horizonte.


Guido Alvarenga is a soccer player for the Club Sport Colombia, Deportivo Mandiyú, Club Atlético Banfield, Club Universitario de Deportes, Cerro Porteño, Kawasaki Frontale, Club León, Club Libertad, Club Olimpia, Paraguay national under-23 football team, and Paraguay national football team. Guido was born on August 24th, 1970 in Asunción.


Petrônio Gontijo is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Petrônio was given the name Petrônio Gontijo de Alvarenga on July 5th, 1968 in Varginha.


Manuel was born in 1749 in Ouro Preto. He passed away in 1814.


Abraham was born on July 7th, 1974.


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Popularity of Alvarenga as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alvarenga U.S.
  White 4.43% 64.26%
  African American 0.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alvarenga

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

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Fun Facts about the name Alvarenga

  • How Popular is the name Alvarenga? As a last name Alvarenga was the 4,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Alvarenga? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Alvarenga was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Alvarenga: Your name in reverse order is Agneravla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rvlnaaage. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alvarenga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,973 people with the last name Alvarenga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alvarenga? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Alvarenga as their last name.

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