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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esquivel

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Alt. Meaning

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

S is for strength, there when needed.

Q is for questioning, what is right?

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Esquivel

Laura Esquivel is a magic realism and science fiction novelist and screenwriter. Laura was born on September 30th, 1950 in Mexico.


Juan García Esquivel was an easy listening, lounge music, space age pop, and exotica arrangement, conducting, and bandleader. He plays Piano. Juan was born on January 20th, 1918 in Tampico. Juan is also known as Esquivel!. He passed away on January 3rd, 2002.


Adolfo was born on November 26th, 1931 in Buenos Aires.


Laura Natalia Esquivel is a pop music, latin pop, and teen pop actor and singing. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Laura was born on May 18th, 1994 in Buenos Aires. Laura is also known as Laura Perez Esquivel.


Don Miguel Ricardo de Álava y Esquivel is a military person. His military service ended in 1815.


Sir Manuel Esquivel is a Member of the Belize House of Representatives for Caribbean Shores, Leader of the Opposition, Member of theBelize House of RepresentativesforCaribbean Shores, and Leader of the Opposition (Belize). Manuel was born on May 2nd, 1940 in Belize City.


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Popularity of Esquivel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esquivel U.S.
  White 4.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esquivel

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

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Fun Facts about the name Esquivel

  • How Popular is the name Esquivel? As a last name Esquivel was the 925th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Esquivel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Esquivel is Thursday, July 8th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Esquivel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Esquivel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Esquivel: Your name in reverse order is Leviuqse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Viesquel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esquivel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 37,578 people with the last name Esquivel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esquivel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Esquivel as their last name.

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