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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Apodaca

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  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Apodaca is of English Greek origin and means "Gift of god".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Apodaca

Jerry Apodaca is a Governor of New Mexico. His career lasted from 1975 to 1979. Jerry was born on October 3rd, 1934 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.


Tom Apodaca is an office holder. Tom was born on November 8th, 1957.


Juan Ruiz de Apodaca was a 61st Viceroy of New Spain, Colonial governor of Cuba, and List of colonial governors of Cuba. Juan was born on February 3rd, 1754 in Cádiz. He left this life on January 11th, 1835.


Bob Apodaca is a baseball player. Bob was born on January 31st, 1950 in Los Angeles.


Rick Apodaca is a basketball player for the Arecibo Captains, San German Athletics, Vaqueros de Bayamón, Capitanes de Arecibo, Huntsville Flight, Atléticos de San Germán, Polpak Świecie, and Scafati Basket. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Rick was born on July 1st, 1980 in North Bergen, New Jersey.



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Popularity of Apodaca as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Apodaca U.S.
  White 12.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Apodaca

People with the last name Apodaca are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Apodaca

  • How Popular is the name Apodaca? As a last name Apodaca was the 3,202nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Apodaca? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Apodaca was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Apodaca: Your name in reverse order is Acadopa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Opcaada. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Apodaca? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,280 people with the last name Apodaca.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Apodaca? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Apodaca as their last name.

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