First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buendia

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Buendia

Ely Buendia is an alternative rock, pop music, and experimental music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, and bass. He has been prominent since 1989. Ely was given the name Eleandre Basiño Buendia on November 2nd, 1970 in Naga City, Philippines.


Jeremy was born on October 10th, 1990 in Roseville, California, USA.


José Sazatornil was an actor. He was most prominent from 1946 to 2006. José was given the name José Sazatornil Buendía on August 13th, 1925 in Barcelona. He died on July 23rd, 2015.



Maritza M. Buendía is a writer. Maritza was given the name Maritza Buendía in 1974 in Zacatecas.


Juan was born in 1816. He left this life in 1895.


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Popularity of Buendia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buendia U.S.
  White 4.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 80.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buendia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Buendia

  • How Popular is the name Buendia? As a last name Buendia was the 11,882nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Buendia? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Buendia was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Buendia: Your name in reverse order is Aidneub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naedbui. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buendia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,635 people with the last name Buendia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buendia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Buendia as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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