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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cetera

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Alt. Meaning

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cetera

Peter Cetera is a rock music, adult contemporary music, soft rock, and jazz fusion singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals, bass guitar, guitar, accordion, Fender Precision Bass, Fender Jazz Bass, Gibson Ripper, and Rickenbacker 4001. He was most active from 1962 to present. Peter was given the name Peter Paul Cetera on September 13th, 1944 in Chicago.


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Popularity of Cetera as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cetera U.S.
  White 92.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cetera

People with the last name Cetera are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cetera

  • How Popular is the name Cetera? Cetera is the 46,394th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cetera was the 82,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cetera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53 babies born with the first name Cetera in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cetera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cetera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cetera was in 1987 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cetera: Your name in reverse order is Aretec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ceerta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cetera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 230 people with the last name Cetera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cetera? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cetera as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Cetera born Nov 7, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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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