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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ettore

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From Ancient Greek Ἕκτωρ (Héktōr), possibly from ἔχω (ékhō, “restrain”).

  1. (Greek mythology) Hector.
  2. A male given name of Ancient Greek origin.

Notable Persons Named Ettore

Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was an automotive engineer. He was most active from 1898 to 1947. Ettore was born on September 15th, 1881 in Milan, Italy. He passed away on August 21st, 1947.


Ettore Majorana is a scientist. Ettore was born on August 5th, 1906 in Catania.


Ettore Michealo Sottsass was an architect. Ettore was born on September 14th, 1917 in Innsbruck. He breathed his last breath on December 31st, 2007.


Ettore Messina is a basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. Ettore was born on September 30th, 1959 in Catania, Italy.


Ettore Scola was a film director and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1964 to 2016. Ettore was born on May 10th, 1931 in Trevico, Italy. He breathed his last breath on January 19th, 2016.


Ettore Ovazza was a banker. Ettore was born on March 21st, 1892 in Turin. He left this life on October 11th, 1943.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ettore

Michel Ettore is a soccer player for the FC Metz, Quimper Kerfeunteun F.C., and Sporting Toulon Var. Michel was born on October 14th, 1957 in Amnéville.


Gilles was born on May 23rd, 1968 in Agde.


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Popularity of Ettore as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ettore U.S.
  White 90.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ettore

People with the last name Ettore are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ettore

  • How Popular is the name Ettore? Ettore is the 19,080th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ettore was the 71,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ettore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 382 babies born with the first name Ettore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ettore 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 Ettore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ettore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ettore is Tuesday, February 14th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Ettore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ettore was in 1915 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Ettore Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ettore is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Ettore: Your name in reverse order is Erotte. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teotre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ettore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 273 people with the last name Ettore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ettore? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ettore as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
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