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Origin and Meaning of Baez

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B is for busy, your never idle life.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Baez

Joan Baez is a folk music, folk rock, country music, and gospel music musician, songwriter, activist, and activism. She plays Vocals, guitar, piano, and ukulele. She holds the title We Shall Overcome". She was most active from 1958 to present. Joan was given the name Joan Chandos Baez on January 9th, 1941 in Staten Island, New York, U.S.


Javier Báez is a baseball player for the Chicago Cubs. Javier was born on December 1st, 1992 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.


Jose Baez is a trial attorney. Jose was given the name Jose Angel Baez on October 17th, 1968 in Manhattan.


Mimi Fariña was a folk music, bluegrass music, and folk rock musician. She was most active from 1963 to 2001. Mimi was given the name Margarita Mimi Baez on April 30th, 1945 in Palo Alto, California, USA. She died on July 18th, 2001.


John C. Baez is a scientist in the fields of mathematics and physics. John was born on June 12th, 1961 in San Francisco.


Albert Baez was a scientist in the field of physics. Albert was given the name Albert Vinicio Baez on November 15th, 1912 in Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. He died on March 20th, 2007.


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Popularity of Baez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Baez U.S.
  White 4.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Baez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Baez

  • How Popular is the name Baez? As a last name Baez was the 1,121st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Baez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Baez is Monday, December 16th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Baez? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Baez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Baez: Your name in reverse order is Zeab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beaz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Baez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,298 people with the last name Baez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Baez? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Baez as their last name.

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