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Dulce

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17k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
215
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dulce

"Dulce" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Sweet". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Dulce
To make sweet; to soothe.
Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Dulce

Dulce María is a latin pop and pop musician. She has been prominent since 1990. Dulce was given the name Dulce María Espinosa Saviñón on December 6th, 1985 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Dulce Pontes is a fado, world music, classical music, and pop music musician. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. Dulce was born on April 8th, 1969.

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Dulce of Aragon is royalty. She holds the title Queen consort of Portugal and Queen consortofPortugal.

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María Barranco is an actor and actress. María was given the name Dulce Nombre de María Magdalena de los Remedios Barranco García on June 11th, 1961 in Fuengirola.

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Dulce was born in 1974.

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Dulce was born in 1964.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dulce

Mich Dulce is a riot grrrl and indie pop milliner, corsetiere, fashion designer, vocalist, fashion design, and singing. Mich was given the name Michelle Dianne Lopez Dulce on May 8th, 1981 in Quezon City.

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Domingo was born on May 7th, 1808 in La Rioja (Spain). He died on November 23rd, 1869.

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How popular is the baby name Dulce in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 6 6 0
1918 7 7 0
1919 5 5 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 5 5 0
1930 6 6 0
1931 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 19 19 0
1968 25 25 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 25 25 0
1972 32 32 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 35 35 0
1978 46 46 0
1979 84 84 0
1980 92 92 0
1981 97 97 0
1982 87 87 0
1983 121 121 0
1984 117 117 0
1985 131 131 0
1986 116 116 0
1987 126 126 0
1988 116 116 0
1989 151 145 6
1990 212 212 0
1991 360 352 8
1992 350 345 5
1993 375 369 6
1994 391 384 7
1995 301 301 0
1996 322 322 0
1997 326 326 0
1998 327 327 0
1999 316 316 0
2000 421 421 0
2001 659 659 0
2002 570 564 6
2003 597 591 6
2004 655 650 5
2005 815 815 0
2006 1,219 1,219 0
2007 1,284 1,284 0
2008 1,095 1,095 0
2009 943 943 0
2010 768 768 0
2011 761 761 0
2012 508 508 0
2013 521 521 0
2014 431 431 0
2015 430 430 0
2016 379 379 0

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Popularity of Dulce as a first name

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Popularity of Dulce as a last name

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Common last names for Dulce

  • Gonzalez
  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Perez
  • Martinez
  • Fernandez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Alvarez
  • Delgado
  • Gomez
  • Gutierrez

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dulce U.S.
  White 8.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 64.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dulce

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dulce

  • How Popular is the name Dulce? Dulce is the 1,796th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dulce was the 86,645th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dulce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,171 babies born with the first name Dulce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dulce to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dulce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dulce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dulce is Wednesday, September 8th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Dulce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dulce was in 2007 with a total of 1,284 babies. That's a lot of babies named Dulce!
  • Random Dulce Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dulce is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Dulce: Your name in reverse order is Eclud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cdlue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dulce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 215 people with the last name Dulce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dulce? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dulce as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.