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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Chihuahua

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Chihuahua
an old breed of tiny short-coated dogs with protruding eyes, originating in Mexico, believed to antedate Aztec civilization.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
  2. A state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau
  3. A city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico

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  1. Alternative letter-case form of Chihuahua

chihuahua was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chihuahua U.S.
  White 2.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 95.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chihuahua

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chihuahua

  • How Popular is the name Chihuahua? As a last name Chihuahua was the 31,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Chihuahua? Out of 5,838,786 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Chihuahua was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Chihuahua: Your name in reverse order is Auhauhihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uauihahhc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chihuahua? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 745 people with the last name Chihuahua.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chihuahua? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chihuahua as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Chihuahua's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Chihuahua born Aug 12, 1952

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 Egypt approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.