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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benavides

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  • According to a user from Wisconsin, United States, the name Benavides is of Spanish origin and means "Servant of God".
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Alt. Meaning

B is for busy, your never idle life.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Notable Persons Named Benavides

Benavides was born on July 4th, 1985.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Benavides

Blanca Soto is an actress, model, former beauty queen, beauty pageant, and formerbeauty queen. She holds the title Miss Verano Viña del Mar 1997, Corona al Mérito 2005, Nuestra Belleza Morelos 1997, Nuestra Belleza Mundo México 1997, Nuestra Belleza Morelos, and Nuestra Belleza México 1997. She has been prominent since 1997. Blanca was given the name Blanca Delfina Soto Benavides on January 5th, 1979 in Monterrey.


Osvaldo Benavides is an actor, writer, producer, and cinematographer. He was most prominent from 1992 to present. Osvaldo was born on June 14th, 1979 in Mexico City.


Santos Benavides is a merchant and ranch. His military service ended in 1861.


His career lasted from 1602 to 1605.


Fortunato Benavides is a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Judge of theUnited States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Fortunato was born on February 3rd, 1947 in Mission, Texas.


Carlos was born on November 12th, 1891. He left this life on February 2nd, 1943.


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Popularity of Benavides as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Benavides U.S.
  White 6.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Benavides

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

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Fun Facts about the name Benavides

  • How Popular is the name Benavides? As a last name Benavides was the 1,508th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Benavides? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Benavides was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Benavides: Your name in reverse order is Sedivaneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beadinvse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Benavides? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,761 people with the last name Benavides.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Benavides? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Benavides as their last name.

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