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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun flamenco
  1. a strongly rhythmic and vigorous style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian gypsies, characterized by clapping and stamping of feet.
    synonyms: gypsy dancing.
  2. [Mus] a strongly rhythmic style of music originating in southern Spain, often improvisatorial, performed by itself, often on a guitar, or as an accompaniment to flamenco dancing.
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  1. A style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet
  2. Guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco

From Spanish flamenco, from Middle Dutch vlaminc (“Fleming”) (> Vlaming).

  1. (uncountable) A genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, in Spain.
  2. (countable) A song or dance performed in such a style.

flamenco was also found in the following language(s): French and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Flamenco

Beatriz was born on November 11th, 1995.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Flamenco U.S.
  White 2.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 96.20% 16.26%

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Fun Facts about the name Flamenco

  • How Popular is the name Flamenco? As a last name Flamenco was the 24,431st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Flamenco? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Flamenco was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Flamenco: Your name in reverse order is Ocnemalf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Flnameco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Flamenco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,025 people with the last name Flamenco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Flamenco? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Flamenco as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Flamenco born May 17, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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