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Notable Persons Named Barbosa

Barbosa was a soccer player for the CR Vasco da Gama, Bonsucesso Futebol Clube, Santa Cruz Futebol Clube, Campo Grande Atlético Clube, and Brazil national football team. Barbosa was born on March 27th, 1921 in Campinas. He left this life on April 7th, 2000.


Barbosa Lima e Sobrinho was a lawyer, writer, historian, essayst, journalist, and politician. Barbosa was given the name Alexandre José Barbosa Lima e Sobrinho on January 22nd, 1897 in Recife, Brazil. He breathed his last breath on July 16th, 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Barbosa

Leandro Barbosa is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Palmeiras, Flamengo Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Associação Bauru Basketball Team, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Boston Celtics, and Esporte Clube Pinheiros (basketball) in the National Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Leandro was born on November 28th, 1982 in São Paulo, Brazil.


Daniel Camargo Barbosa is a criminal. Daniel is also known as Manuel Bulgarin Solis.


Chino XL is a hip hop music rapping, lyricist, and actor. He was most active from 1992 to present. Chino was given the name Derek Keith Barbosa on April 8th, 1974 in The Bronx, New York, United States.


Danilo Barbosa is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, S.C. Braga, Esporte Clube Vitória, CR Vasco da Gama, Brazil national under-15 football team, Brazil national under-17 football team, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Danilo was born on February 28th, 1996 in Simões Filho, Brazil.


Duarte Barbosa was a writer, scrivener, and explorer. Duarte was born in 1480 in Lisbon. He left this life on May 1st, 1521.


Mariano Barbosa is a soccer player for the Villarreal CF, Club Atlético Banfield, Recreativo de Huelva, Estudiantes de La Plata, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlas, UD Las Palmas, Sevilla FC, and Argentina national under-20 football team. Mariano was born on July 27th, 1984 in Lanús, Argentina.


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Popularity of Barbosa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barbosa U.S.
  White 25.77% 64.26%
  African American 7.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 63.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barbosa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Barbosa

  • How Popular is the name Barbosa? As a last name Barbosa was the 1,992nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Barbosa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Barbosa is Monday, November 13th, 1978.
  • How unique is the name Barbosa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Barbosa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Barbosa: Your name in reverse order is Asobrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bsoarab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barbosa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,106 people with the last name Barbosa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barbosa? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Barbosa as their last name.

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