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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Figueroa

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Alt. Meaning

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for relax, you know how!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Figueroa

Figueroa was born on June 26th, 1958.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Figueroa

Joan Sebastian was a banda (music), ranchera, latin ballad, and mariachi musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1977 to 2015. Joan was given the name José Manuel Figueroa Figueroa on April 8th, 1951 in Juliantla, Guerrero, Mexico. He passed away on July 13th, 2015.


José Manuel Figueroa is a singer/composer, musician, and actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. José was born José Manuel Figueroa on May 15th, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Maynor Figueroa is a soccer player for the FC Dallas, C.D. Victoria, Club Deportivo Olimpia, Wigan Athletic F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Colorado Rapids, Honduras national under-20 football team, and Honduras national under-23 football team. Maynor was born on May 2nd, 1983 in Jutiapa, Honduras. Maynor is also known as Figueroa Róchez and Maynor Alexis.


Germán Figueroa is a wrestler. Germán was born on May 6th, 1975 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.


Luciano Figueroa is a soccer player for the Rosario Central, Birmingham City F.C., Cruz Azul, Villarreal CF, Club Atlético River Plate, Genoa C.F.C., Boca Juniors, Club Sport Emelec, Panathinaikos F.C., Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., and Argentina national football team. Luciano was born on May 19th, 1981 in Santa Fe, Argentina.


Óscar was born on April 27th, 1983 in Zaragoza Municipality, Antioquia.


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Popularity of Figueroa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Figueroa U.S.
  White 4.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Figueroa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Figueroa

  • How Popular is the name Figueroa? As a last name Figueroa was the 316th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Figueroa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Figueroa is Friday, November 1st, 1912.
  • How unique is the name Figueroa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Figueroa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Figueroa: Your name in reverse order is Aoreugif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogirfaeu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Figueroa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 98,468 people with the last name Figueroa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Figueroa? Figueroa was ranked as the 316th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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