Arturo

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53k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
275
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arturo

"Arturo" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Bear". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Arturo

Arturo Vidal is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich, Deportes Melipilla, Colo-Colo, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Juventus F.C., Chile national under-20 football team, and Chile national football team. Arturo was born on May 22nd, 1987 in Santiago, Chile. Arturo is also known as Vidal Pardo and Arturo Erasmo.

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Arturo Gatti was a boxer. Arturo was born on April 15th, 1972 in Cassino. He died on July 11th, 2009.

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Arturo Sandoval is a latin jazz, afro-cuban, and jazz musician. He plays Trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, percussion, and vocals. He was most active from 1977 to present. Arturo was born on November 6th, 1949 in Artemisa, Cuba.

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Arturo Pérez-Reverte is a writer. Arturo was given the name Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez on November 25th, 1951 in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain.

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Arturo Guzmán Decena was a los zetas leader, founder, and los zetas. Arturo was born on January 13th, 1976 in Puebla City. Arturo is also known as Z-1. He left this life on November 21st, 2002.

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Frost is a latin hip hop, gangsta rap, and electro (music) musician. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Frost was given the name Arturo Molina, Jr. on May 31st, 1964 in Windsor, California, U.S. Frost is also known as Kid Frost, Gangsta Frost, and OG Kid Frost.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arturo

Arturo is a soccer player for the Dundee F.C., Córdoba CF, CD Bala Azul, Cartagena FC, CF La Unión, Getafe CF B, La Roda CF, AD Alcorcón, and UE Llagostera. Arturo was born on April 30th, 1989 in Cartagena, Spain. Arturo is also known as Arturo.

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Fontaine was born on May 9th, 1952 in Santiago.

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Jimenez was born in 1908. He left this life in 2000.

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Mom. was born in 1893.

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Carbonaro Arturo is an athlete for the A.S.D. Chiavari Calcio Caperana.

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How popular is the baby name Arturo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 6 0 6
1900 8 0 8
1904 6 0 6
1905 12 0 12
1907 7 0 7
1908 12 0 12
1909 6 0 6
1910 23 0 23
1911 13 0 13
1912 14 0 14
1913 44 0 44
1914 35 0 35
1915 48 0 48
1916 31 0 31
1917 52 0 52
1918 54 0 54
1919 75 0 75
1920 111 0 111
1921 94 0 94
1922 114 0 114
1923 128 0 128
1924 148 0 148
1925 130 0 130
1926 146 0 146
1927 172 0 172
1928 193 0 193
1929 203 0 203
1930 183 0 183
1931 155 0 155
1932 157 0 157
1933 129 0 129
1934 152 6 146
1935 134 0 134
1936 114 0 114
1937 139 0 139
1938 144 0 144
1939 144 0 144
1940 162 0 162
1941 161 0 161
1942 200 0 200
1943 233 0 233
1944 241 0 241
1945 220 0 220
1946 282 0 282
1947 301 0 301
1948 328 0 328
1949 350 0 350
1950 366 0 366
1951 371 0 371
1952 417 0 417
1953 442 0 442
1954 416 0 416
1955 408 0 408
1956 432 5 427
1957 429 0 429
1958 462 0 462
1959 466 0 466
1960 459 0 459
1961 487 0 487
1962 508 7 501
1963 468 0 468
1964 452 6 446
1965 450 6 444
1966 458 0 458
1967 440 0 440
1968 501 0 501
1969 482 0 482
1970 568 0 568
1971 555 0 555
1972 603 5 598
1973 564 0 564
1974 600 9 591
1975 650 6 644
1976 693 0 693
1977 652 10 642
1978 698 14 684
1979 698 5 693
1980 772 5 767
1981 831 9 822
1982 742 10 732
1983 739 9 730
1984 773 6 767
1985 774 8 766
1986 751 7 744
1987 775 0 775
1988 826 8 818
1989 872 11 861
1990 1,047 11 1,036
1991 1,016 10 1,006
1992 1,073 8 1,065
1993 1,062 7 1,055
1994 1,022 9 1,013
1995 1,022 6 1,016
1996 1,058 0 1,058
1997 1,003 0 1,003
1998 982 0 982
1999 1,016 0 1,016
2000 1,038 0 1,038
2001 1,064 6 1,058
2002 1,032 0 1,032
2003 986 0 986
2004 1,014 0 1,014
2005 1,093 0 1,093
2006 991 0 991
2007 972 0 972
2008 899 0 899
2009 797 0 797
2010 656 0 656
2011 630 0 630
2012 588 0 588
2013 526 0 526
2014 535 0 535
2015 556 0 556
2016 537 0 537

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Popularity of Arturo as a first name

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Popularity of Arturo as a last name

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Common last names for Arturo

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Ramirez
  • Sanchez
  • Garza
  • Gutierrez
  • Rivera
  • Gomez
  • Flores
  • Diaz
  • Morales
  • Torres
  • Ortiz
  • Ruiz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arturo U.S.
  White 29.09% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 64.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arturo

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

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Fun Facts about the name Arturo

  • How Popular is the name Arturo? Arturo is the 951st most popular name of all time. As a last name Arturo was the 71,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arturo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,079 babies born with the first name Arturo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arturo to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arturo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arturo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arturo is Tuesday, January 31st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Arturo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arturo was in 2005 with a total of 1,093 babies. That's a lot of babies named Arturo!
  • Random Arturo Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arturo ranks 57th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 7 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Arturo: Your name in reverse order is Orutra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Utrora. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arturo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 275 people with the last name Arturo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arturo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arturo as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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