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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asturias

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International Interest
  1. An autonomous community of Spain, on the Spanish north coast facing the Cantabrian Sea. The capital city is Oviedo.

Asturias was also found in the following language(s): Aragonese, Galician, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Asturias

Miguel Ángel Asturias was a surrealism and dictator novel novelist. Miguel was born on October 19th, 1899 in Guatemala City. He died on June 9th, 1974.


Alicia Vergel was an actor and actress. Alicia was given the name Erlinda Gaerlan Asturias on June 7th, 1927 in Ermita. She died on May 20th, 1992.


Elisa Hall de Asturias was a writer. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1939. Elisa was given the name María Laura Elisa Hall Sánchez on February 26th, 1900 in Guatemala City. Elisa is also known as Hall Sánchez, Elisa; Hall, Elisa; Hall Sánchez de Asturias, Elisa; Hall Sánchez, and María Laura Elisa. She breathed her last breath on May 20th, 1982.


Arturo was born in 1912. He breathed his last breath in 1999.


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International Interest for Asturias

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Popularity of Asturias as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asturias U.S.
  White 12.60% 64.26%
  African American 3.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 75.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asturias

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

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Fun Facts about the name Asturias

  • How Popular is the name Asturias? As a last name Asturias was the 44,423rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Asturias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Asturias is Saturday, July 13th, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Asturias? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Asturias. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Asturias: Your name in reverse order is Sairutsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arsusiat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asturias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 484 people with the last name Asturias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asturias? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asturias as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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