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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delfin

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Delfin is of Unknown origin and means "Serious and hard working".
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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

F is for future, always looking ahead.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons Named Delfin

Delfin J. Jaranilla was an Attorney General of Philippines and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Delfin was born on December 24th, 1883 in La Paz, Iloilo City. They died in 1980.


Delfín Quishpe is an andean music and tecnocumbia musician. He plays Vocals. Delfín was born Delfín Quishpe on December 4th, 1977 in Guamote. Delfín is also known as Delfín hasta el fin.


Delfín Benítez Cáceres was a soccer player for the Club Libertad, Boca Juniors, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Club Ferro Carril Oeste, Paraguay national football team, and Argentina national football team. Delfín was born on September 24th, 1910 in Asunción. He left this life on January 8th, 2004.


Delfin N. Bangit was a 39th Chief of Staffof the Armed Forces of the Philippines. His military service ended in 2010. He left this life on December 13th, 2013.


His military service ended in 1986. Delfin was born on July 30th, 1925 in Norzagaray, Bulacan.


Delfin was born in 1938.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Delfin

Super Delfin is a wrestler. Super was born on September 22nd, 1967 in Izumi, Osaka.


Victor was born on December 20th, 1927.


Eusebio was born on April 1st, 1893. He died on April 28th, 1965.


Claire Delfin is a broadcast journalism, gma network, broadcast journalist, and (gma network). Claire was given the name MelClaire Sy .


Carmelina was born in Havana.


Santiago was born in 1851. He passed away in 1909.


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Popularity of Delfin as a last name

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Common last names for Delfin

  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Fernandez
  • Hernandez
  • Santos
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Diaz
  • Ortiz

Common first names for Delfin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Delfin U.S.
  White 7.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 61.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Delfin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Delfin

  • How Popular is the name Delfin? Delfin is the 22,852nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Delfin was the 15,406th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Delfin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 274 babies born with the first name Delfin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delfin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delfin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Delfin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delfin is Friday, January 24th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Delfin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delfin was in 1969 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Delfin Factoid: According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delfin is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1960.
  • Weird things about the name Delfin: Your name in reverse order is Nifled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfdiel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Delfin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,902 people with the last name Delfin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Delfin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Delfin as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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