Enrique

First Name
56k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Enrique

"Enrique" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Home Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Enrique was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Enrique

Enrique Peña Nieto is a 57th President of Mexico, and 41st Governor of the State of Mexico. Enrique was born on July 20th, 1966 in Atlacomulco.

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Enrique Iglesias is a singer, songwriter, record producer, model, and actor. Enrique was given the name Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler by his parent Isabel Preysler on May 8th, 1975 in Madrid.

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Ricky Martin is a singer, actor, and author. He holds the title Menudo "Rayo de Luna" and Ricky Martin "Livin' la Vida Loca". He has been prominent since 1985. Ricky was given the name Enrique Martín Morales on December 24th, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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His military service ended in 1974. Enrique was born on July 26th, 1947 in Mexicali. He left this life on February 9th, 1985.

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Enrique Murciano is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1997. Enrique was given the name Enrique Ricardo Murciano on July 9th, 1973 in Miami. Enrique is also known as Enrique Murciano Jr..

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Enrique Gil is an actor, model (people), dance, model, and dancer. He has been prominent since 2008. Enrique was given the name Enrique Mari Gil V on March 30th, 1992 in Cebu City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Enrique

Luis Enrique is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, Sporting de Gijón, Sporting de Gijón B, Real Madrid C.F., Spain national under-21 football team, Spain national under-23 football team, and Spain national football team. Luis was born on May 8th, 1970 in Gijón, Spain.

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José Enrique is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Levante UD, Atlético Levante UD, Valencia CF, Celta de Vigo, Villarreal CF, Newcastle United F.C., Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. José was born on January 23rd, 1986 in Valencia, Spain. José is also known as Sanchez, José Enrique; Sánchez Díaz, José Enrique; Sánchez y Díaz, and José Enrique.

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He holds the title Duke of Seville. Infante was born as the child of Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain, Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples, and Sicily on April 17th, 1823 in Seville. He breathed his last breath on March 12th, 1870.

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Héctor Enrique is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Lanús, Club Atlético River Plate, Deportivo Español, Tosu Futures, and Argentina national football team. Héctor was born on April 26th, 1962 in Lanús.

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Carlos Enrique is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Independiente, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlético Lanús, Gimnasia y Tiro, Alianza Lima, Club Atlético Banfield, All Boys, and Argentina national football team. Carlos was born on December 12th, 1963 in Adrogué.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1882 5 0 5
1883 6 0 6
1885 7 0 7
1888 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1895 10 0 10
1896 10 0 10
1898 7 0 7
1900 9 0 9
1901 9 0 9
1902 7 0 7
1903 7 0 7
1904 7 0 7
1905 13 0 13
1906 20 0 20
1907 11 0 11
1908 11 0 11
1909 18 0 18
1910 21 0 21
1911 18 0 18
1912 27 0 27
1913 31 0 31
1914 48 0 48
1915 68 0 68
1916 47 0 47
1917 74 0 74
1918 72 0 72
1919 87 0 87
1920 94 0 94
1921 99 0 99
1922 123 0 123
1923 114 0 114
1924 148 0 148
1925 152 0 152
1926 158 0 158
1927 162 0 162
1928 194 0 194
1929 187 0 187
1930 178 0 178
1931 152 0 152
1932 145 0 145
1933 122 0 122
1934 107 0 107
1935 106 0 106
1936 121 0 121
1937 141 5 136
1938 126 0 126
1939 112 0 112
1940 123 0 123
1941 123 0 123
1942 144 0 144
1943 160 0 160
1944 154 0 154
1945 163 0 163
1946 201 0 201
1947 217 0 217
1948 223 0 223
1949 224 0 224
1950 232 0 232
1951 239 0 239
1952 270 0 270
1953 274 0 274
1954 281 0 281
1955 276 0 276
1956 276 0 276
1957 309 0 309
1958 312 0 312
1959 365 5 360
1960 371 6 365
1961 374 0 374
1962 376 0 376
1963 413 0 413
1964 430 0 430
1965 371 0 371
1966 425 0 425
1967 454 0 454
1968 456 0 456
1969 546 8 538
1970 593 9 584
1971 546 6 540
1972 606 9 597
1973 621 9 612
1974 628 6 622
1975 653 8 645
1976 653 7 646
1977 594 15 579
1978 638 8 630
1979 720 9 711
1980 803 10 793
1981 744 8 736
1982 758 5 753
1983 789 12 777
1984 721 7 714
1985 707 5 702
1986 781 9 772
1987 743 14 729
1988 760 6 754
1989 895 7 888
1990 1,026 5 1,021
1991 1,073 8 1,065
1992 1,056 0 1,056
1993 1,073 7 1,066
1994 1,078 10 1,068
1995 1,073 6 1,067
1996 1,333 7 1,326
1997 1,349 0 1,349
1998 1,331 8 1,323
1999 1,436 0 1,436
2000 1,540 5 1,535
2001 1,444 6 1,438
2002 1,299 0 1,299
2003 1,360 5 1,355
2004 1,295 0 1,295
2005 1,258 0 1,258
2006 1,234 0 1,234
2007 1,241 0 1,241
2008 1,219 0 1,219
2009 1,049 0 1,049
2010 878 0 878
2011 844 0 844
2012 820 0 820
2013 764 0 764
2014 746 0 746
2015 711 0 711
2016 693 0 693

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Popularity of Enrique as a first name

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Popularity of Enrique as a last name

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Common last names for Enrique

  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Rivera
  • Torres
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Diaz
  • Fernandez
  • Ortiz
  • Garza
  • Cruz
  • Alvarez

Common first names for Enrique

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Enrique U.S.
  White 4.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 83.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Enrique

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

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Fun Facts about the name Enrique

  • How Popular is the name Enrique? Enrique is the 913th most popular name of all time. As a last name Enrique was the 20,636th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Enrique have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56,366 babies born with the first name Enrique in the United States. That's more than enough people named Enrique to occupy the territory of American Samoa (USA) with an estimated population of 55,519 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Enrique? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Enrique first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Enrique is Sunday, March 3rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Enrique born? The highest recorded use of the first name Enrique was in 2000 with a total of 1,535 babies. That's a lot of babies named Enrique!
  • Random Enrique Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Enrique ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Enrique: Your name in reverse order is Euqirne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eqeinru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Enrique? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,283 people with the last name Enrique.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Enrique? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Enrique as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k 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).
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