First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Comanche

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  1. The Shoshonean language spoken by the Comanche
  2. A member of the Shoshonean people who formerly lived between Wyoming and the Mexican border but are now chiefly in Oklahoma

Probably from Spanish comanche, a corruption of Old Ute *[kɨˈman.tʃi] (“enemy”, “foreigner”) (compare Modern Southern Ute [kɨˈmaːtʃi̥] (“enemy”, “stranger”)). The Comanches’ autonym is Nʉmʉnʉʉ (“the people”).

  1. A North American ethnic group/people who reside especially in Texas and Oklahoma.
  2. The nation of these people.
  3. The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by these people, sometimes classified as a variety of Shoshone.
  4. A member of the Comanche people.
  5. A light single-engine aircraft, the Piper PA-24 Comanche.
  6. A military helicopter, the RAH-66 Comanche.

Notable Persons With the Name Comanche

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Comanche

Comanche is a notable person.


Cesar Comanche is a hip hop music musician. His ongoing career started in 2001. Cesar was given the name Christopher Robinson on November 18th, 1976.


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Popularity of Comanche as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Comanche U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 34.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 57.85% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Comanche

People with the last name Comanche are most frequently African American or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Comanche

  • How Popular is the name Comanche? As a last name Comanche was the 138,304th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Comanche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Comanche is Wednesday, April 29th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Comanche? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Comanche. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Comanche: Your name in reverse order is Ehcnamoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nahomcec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Comanche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121 people with the last name Comanche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Comanche? Comanche is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Comanche mean?

Cis for compatible, a friend's friend.

Ois for objective, always impartial

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Cis for charm, the undeniable you.

His for heart, warm and loving.

Eis for enduring, forever will your memory remain

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.