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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arce

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  • According to a user from Alabama, United States, the name Arce is of Spanish origin and means "Always comes back".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Arce means "Maple tree" and is of Spanish origin.
Other origins: Hebrew

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  1. A small town in the Frosinone province of Lazio

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arce

Chayanne is a latin pop singing and actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to present. Chayanne was given the name Elmer Figueroa Arce on June 28th, 1968 in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico.


Chiqui Arce is a soccer player for the Club Guaraní, Cerro Porteño, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Gamba Osaka, Club Libertad, 12 de Octubre Football Club, Paraguay national under-23 football team, and Paraguay national football team. Chiqui was born on April 2nd, 1971 in Paraguari, Paraguay.


Juan Carlos Arce is a soccer player for the Club Bolívar, Tahuichi Academy, Oriente Petrolero, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), Seongnam FC, Sport Club do Recife, FC Terek Grozny, and Bolivia national football team. Juan was born on April 10th, 1985 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.


Jorge Arce is a boxer. Jorge was born on July 27th, 1979 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.


Pedro was born on June 17th, 1976 in Managua. Pedro is also known as Arce and Pedro Miguel.


Fernando Arce is a soccer player for the Club Tijuana, Santos Laguna, Monarcas Morelia, and United States men's national under-20 soccer team. Fernando was born on November 27th, 1996 in Chula Vista, California, United States.


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Popularity of Arce as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arce U.S.
  White 6.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 87.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arce

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

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Fun Facts about the name Arce

  • How Popular is the name Arce? As a last name Arce was the 1,844th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Arce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Arce is Tuesday, September 15th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Arce? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Arce. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Arce: Your name in reverse order is Ecra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cear. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,464 people with the last name Arce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arce? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Arce as their last name.

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