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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barraza

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons With the Last Name Barraza

Adriana Barraza is an actress, acting teacher, and director. She was most active from 1985 to present. Adriana was born on March 5th, 1956 in Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico.


Antonio was given the name José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Márquez Barraza on May 17th, 1919 in Villanueva, Zacatecas. He passed away on June 19th, 2007.


Juana Barraza is a criminal. Juana is also known as Mataviejitas, La Dama del Silencio, Mataviejitas (Sp. "Old Lady Killer"), and La Dama del Silencio (Sp. The Lady of Silence).


Jahir Barraza is a soccer player for the Club Universidad de Guadalajara, Dorados de Sinaloa, Club Atlas, and Club Necaxa. Jahir was born on September 17th, 1990 in Delicias, Chihuahua.


Cecilia Barraza is a música criolla musician. Cecilia was given the name Cecilia Augusta Barraza Hora on November 5th, 1952 in Lima.


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Popularity of Barraza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barraza U.S.
  White 3.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 95.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barraza

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

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Fun Facts about the name Barraza

  • How Popular is the name Barraza? As a last name Barraza was the 2,004th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Barraza? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Barraza was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Barraza: Your name in reverse order is Azarrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raabazr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barraza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,030 people with the last name Barraza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barraza? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Barraza as their last name.

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