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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arguello

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Alt. Meaning

A is for assertive, a great leader

R is for rewards, from your hard work

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

O is for objective, always impartial

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arguello

Alexis Argüello was a boxer. Alexis was born on April 19th, 1952 in Managua, Nicaragua. He died on July 1st, 2009.


Kiko was born on January 9th, 1939 in León, Castilla y León, Spain.


Christine M. Arguello is a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Christine was born on July 15th, 1955 in Thatcher, Colorado.


Concepción was born on February 19th, 1791 in Presidio of San Francisco. She died on December 23rd, 1857.


Luis Antonio Argüello was a Governor of Alta California. Luis was born on June 21st, 1784 in Yerba Buena, California. He passed away on March 27th, 1830.


José Darío Argüello is a Governor of Alta California. José was born in Querétaro City.


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Popularity of Arguello as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arguello U.S.
  White 8.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 90.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arguello

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

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Fun Facts about the name Arguello

  • How Popular is the name Arguello? As a last name Arguello was the 4,160th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Arguello? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Arguello was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Arguello: Your name in reverse order is Olleugra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lleagrou. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arguello? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,518 people with the last name Arguello.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arguello? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Arguello as their last name.

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