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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ariza

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  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Ariza is of Muslim origin and means "Door of cedar".
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Notable Persons Named Ariza

Ariza Makukula is a soccer player for the Vitória F.C., G.D. Chaves, UD Salamanca, CD Leganés, FC Nantes, Real Valladolid, Sevilla FC, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, C.S. Marítimo, S.L. Benfica, Bolton Wanderers F.C., Kayserispor, Manisaspor, Karşıyaka S.K., OFI Crete F.C., BEC Tero Sasana F.C., and Portuga. Ariza was born on March 4th, 1981 in Kinshasa, Zaire.


Ariza was born in 1943. He passed away on May 18th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ariza

Trevor Ariza is a basketball player for the Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans, and Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Trevor was born on June 30th, 1985 in Miami.


Porfirio Rubirosa was a diplomat, polo player, race car driver, and polo. Porfirio was given the name Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza on January 22nd, 1909 in San Francisco de Macorís. He died on July 5th, 1965.


Pedro Antonio de Alarcón was a writer. Pedro was given the name Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza on March 10th, 1833 in Guadix, Granada, Spain. He died on July 19th, 1891.


Tatiana Ariza is a soccer player for the Austin Peay State University, Colombia women's national under-20 football team, and Colombia women's national football team. Tatiana was born on February 21st, 1991 in Bogotá, Colombia.


Ariza was born in 1943. He passed away on May 18th, 2014.


Patricia was born in 1948.


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Popularity of Ariza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ariza U.S.
  White 5.91% 64.26%
  African American 1.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ariza

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ariza

  • How Popular is the name Ariza? Ariza is the 16,678th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ariza was the 9,770th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ariza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 481 babies born with the first name Ariza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ariza to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ariza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ariza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ariza is Saturday, January 20th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Ariza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ariza was in 2010 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Ariza Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ariza is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 30 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ariza: Your name in reverse order is Azira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iraaz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ariza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,316 people with the last name Ariza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ariza? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Ariza 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).
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