Belen

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

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  1. Alternative spelling of Blin
  2. A city in New Mexico

Notable Persons Named Belen

Belén Rodríguez is a celebrity, actor, model (people), singing, dance, personality, actress, model, singer, and dancer. She was most active from 2001 to present. Belén was given the name Maria Belén Rodríguez Cozzani on September 20th, 1984 in Buenos Aires.

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Belén Rueda is an actress, former television presenter, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Belén was given the name María Belén Rueda García-Porrero on March 16th, 1965 in Madrid.

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Belen Fabra is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2001. Belen was given the name Belén Fabra on November 3rd, 1977 in Tortosa.

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Belén was given the name María Belén Esteban Ménendez on November 9th, 1973 in Madrid. Belén is also known as People random.

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Belen was born on December 24th, 1972.

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Belén was born on September 25th, 1981 in Buenos Aires.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Belen

Janice de Belen is an actress, commercial model, host, actor, model (people), and presenter. Her career lasted from 1978 to 1978. Janice was given the name Catherine Janice Yap de Belen on November 9th, 1968 in Quezon City.

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Gelli de Belen is an actress and former child star. She has had major accomplishments since 1987. Gelli was given the name Anna Gianelli de Belen on May 25th, 1973 in Quezon City. Gelli is also known as G.D.B., Gelli, and Ateng Gelli.

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Ana Belén is an actress and singer. She has been prominent since 1961. Ana was given the name María del Pilar Cuesta Acosta on May 27th, 1951 in Madrid.

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Marta was born on December 1st, 1942. She breathed her last breath on April 5th, 2005.

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Raúl Belén was a soccer player for the Racing Club de Avellaneda and Argentina national football team. Raúl was born on July 1st, 1931 in Argentina. He passed away on August 22nd, 2010.

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Ivonne Belén is a documentary movie director and producer. Ivonne was born in 1955 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 8 8 0
1910 7 7 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 14 14 0
1918 18 18 0
1919 22 22 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 25 25 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 23 23 0
1924 28 28 0
1925 29 29 0
1926 35 35 0
1927 24 24 0
1928 29 29 0
1929 35 35 0
1930 21 21 0
1931 25 25 0
1932 23 23 0
1933 25 25 0
1934 19 19 0
1935 29 29 0
1936 24 24 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 21 21 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 22 22 0
1941 15 15 0
1942 21 21 0
1943 23 23 0
1944 17 17 0
1945 13 13 0
1946 26 26 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 22 22 0
1949 32 32 0
1950 36 36 0
1951 35 35 0
1952 25 25 0
1953 31 31 0
1954 24 24 0
1955 36 36 0
1956 22 22 0
1957 37 37 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 27 27 0
1960 41 41 0
1961 37 37 0
1962 33 33 0
1963 31 31 0
1964 37 37 0
1965 24 24 0
1966 32 32 0
1967 34 34 0
1968 25 25 0
1969 32 32 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 46 46 0
1972 46 46 0
1973 55 55 0
1974 40 40 0
1975 42 42 0
1976 66 66 0
1977 42 42 0
1978 67 67 0
1979 46 46 0
1980 61 61 0
1981 74 74 0
1982 100 92 8
1983 80 80 0
1984 73 73 0
1985 81 81 0
1986 73 73 0
1987 89 89 0
1988 109 109 0
1989 116 116 0
1990 134 127 7
1991 114 108 6
1992 147 141 6
1993 141 136 5
1994 119 113 6
1995 150 150 0
1996 156 156 0
1997 188 183 5
1998 185 185 0
1999 171 171 0
2000 229 229 0
2001 214 214 0
2002 292 292 0
2003 267 267 0
2004 276 276 0
2005 253 247 6
2006 295 288 7
2007 338 331 7
2008 321 321 0
2009 312 312 0
2010 305 305 0
2011 286 286 0
2012 272 272 0
2013 282 282 0
2014 265 265 0
2015 296 296 0
2016 374 374 0
2017 367 367 0

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Popularity of Belen as a first name

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Popularity of Belen as a last name

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Common last names for Belen

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Gonzalez
  • Rivera
  • Sanchez
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Morales
  • Diaz
  • Santiago
  • Cruz
  • Guerrero

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Belen U.S.
  White 15.09% 64.26%
  African American 1.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 44.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Belen

People with the last name Belen are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Belen

  • How Popular is the name Belen? Belen is the 2,573rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Belen was the 19,646th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Belen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,558 babies born with the first name Belen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Belen to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Belen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Belen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Belen is Saturday, July 2nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Belen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belen was in 2016 with a total of 374 babies.
  • Random Belen Factoid: According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Belen is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1969.
  • Weird things about the name Belen: Your name in reverse order is Neleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eenbl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Belen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,372 people with the last name Belen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Belen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Belen as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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