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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cotto

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From Latin coctus.

  1. brickwork

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cotto

Miguel Cotto is a boxer. Miguel was born on October 29th, 1980 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.


Vir Cotto is a fictional character.


José Cotto is a boxer. José was born on June 22nd, 1977 in Caguas, Puerto Rico.


Abner was born on August 10th, 1987 in Caguas, Puerto Rico.


Delilah Cotto is an actress, dancer, and model. She has been prominent since 1989. Delilah was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Henry Cotto is a baseball player. Henry was born on January 5th, 1961 in New York City.


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Popularity of Cotto as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cotto U.S.
  White 8.13% 64.26%
  African American 2.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cotto

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

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Fun Facts about the name Cotto

  • How Popular is the name Cotto? As a last name Cotto was the 5,348th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cotto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cotto is Sunday, March 14th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Cotto? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cotto. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cotto: Your name in reverse order is Ottoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tctoo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cotto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,506 people with the last name Cotto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cotto? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Cotto as their last name.

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