Gaetano

First Name
4k
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 Gaetano

"Gaetano" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "From Gaeta, Italy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Latin Caietanus. Cognate with English Cajetan.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Gaetano

Guy Lombardo was a bandleader and violinist. He was most active from 1924 to 1977. Guy was given the name Gaetano Alberto Lombardo on June 19th, 1902 in London, Ontario, Canada. He breathed his last breath on November 5th, 1977.

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Gaetano Scirea was a soccer player for the Atalanta B.C., Juventus F.C., and Italy national football team. Gaetano was born on May 25th, 1953 in Cernusco s. N., Italy. He left this life on September 3rd, 1989.

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Gaetano Reina was a boss (crime), gangster, businessperson, crime boss, mobster, and businessman. Gaetano was born on September 27th, 1889 in Corleone. He left this life on February 26th, 1930.

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Gaetano Bresci is a criminal.

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Gaetano Berardi is a soccer player for the Leeds United F.C., FC Lugano, Brescia Calcio, U.C. Sampdoria, Switzerland national under-20 football team, Switzerland national under-21 football team, and Switzerland national football team. Gaetano was born on August 21st, 1988 in Sorengo.

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Gaetano Badalamenti is a criminal.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaetano

Rino Gaetano was a rock music, reggae, and pop music singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, and Human voice. He was most active from 1973 to 1981. Rino was given the name Salvatore Antonio Gaetano on October 29th, 1950 in Crotone. Rino is also known as Rino Gaetano and Salvatore Antonio Gaetano (real name). He left this life on June 2nd, 1981.

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Vincent A. De Gaetano is a Judge of the, (in respect of Malta), and European Court of Human Rights. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Vincent was born on August 17th, 1952 in Sliema.

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Felice Gaetano is a sports team member for the S.S.C. Napoli.

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Gianluca Gaetano is an athlete for the S.S.C. Napoli Youth Sector.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 6 0 6
1905 5 0 5
1907 8 0 8
1908 9 0 9
1909 7 0 7
1910 20 0 20
1911 18 0 18
1912 43 0 43
1913 46 0 46
1914 64 0 64
1915 72 0 72
1916 76 0 76
1917 77 0 77
1918 79 0 79
1919 51 0 51
1920 77 0 77
1921 87 0 87
1922 70 0 70
1923 76 0 76
1924 60 0 60
1925 47 0 47
1926 56 0 56
1927 64 0 64
1928 65 0 65
1929 56 0 56
1930 42 0 42
1931 37 0 37
1932 30 0 30
1933 28 0 28
1934 29 0 29
1935 29 0 29
1936 35 0 35
1937 23 0 23
1938 31 0 31
1939 32 0 32
1940 22 0 22
1941 25 0 25
1942 30 0 30
1943 20 0 20
1944 20 0 20
1945 19 0 19
1946 19 0 19
1947 23 0 23
1948 16 0 16
1949 27 0 27
1950 15 0 15
1951 16 0 16
1952 34 0 34
1953 24 0 24
1954 25 0 25
1955 17 0 17
1956 27 0 27
1957 24 0 24
1958 30 0 30
1959 23 0 23
1960 25 0 25
1961 30 0 30
1962 31 0 31
1963 37 0 37
1964 38 0 38
1965 42 0 42
1966 41 0 41
1967 30 0 30
1968 35 0 35
1969 45 0 45
1970 48 0 48
1971 49 0 49
1972 37 0 37
1973 35 0 35
1974 47 0 47
1975 32 0 32
1976 15 0 15
1977 24 0 24
1978 29 0 29
1979 32 0 32
1980 31 0 31
1981 28 0 28
1982 30 0 30
1983 23 0 23
1984 30 0 30
1985 23 0 23
1986 29 0 29
1987 28 0 28
1988 19 0 19
1989 33 0 33
1990 21 0 21
1991 26 0 26
1992 20 0 20
1993 36 0 36
1994 24 0 24
1995 25 0 25
1996 28 0 28
1997 28 0 28
1998 34 0 34
1999 25 0 25
2000 28 0 28
2001 28 0 28
2002 28 0 28
2003 27 0 27
2004 27 0 27
2005 29 0 29
2006 25 0 25
2007 21 0 21
2008 23 0 23
2009 21 0 21
2010 15 0 15
2011 18 0 18
2012 34 0 34
2013 22 0 22
2014 23 0 23
2015 16 0 16
2016 25 0 25

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Popularity of Gaetano as a first name

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Popularity of Gaetano as a last name

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Common last names for Gaetano

  • Russo
  • Romano
  • Rizzo
  • Giordano
  • Bruno
  • Desantis
  • Dipietro

Common first names for Gaetano

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaetano U.S.
  White 93.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaetano

People with the last name Gaetano are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gaetano

  • How Popular is the name Gaetano? Gaetano is the 4,518th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gaetano was the 21,672nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gaetano have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,664 babies born with the first name Gaetano in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gaetano to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaetano? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gaetano first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gaetano is Tuesday, March 9th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Gaetano born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaetano was in 1921 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Gaetano Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaetano ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 10 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Gaetano: Your name in reverse order is Onateag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atgoane. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaetano? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,202 people with the last name Gaetano.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaetano? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gaetano as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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