First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Galvez

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

A is for attractive, inside and out

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons Named Galvez

Gálvez is a soccer player for the Recreativo de Huelva, Recreativo de Huelva B, and SD Huesca. Gálvez was born on May 15th, 1993 in Aracena, Spain. Gálvez is also known as Gálvez.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Galvez

Bernardo de Gálvez was a Viceroy of New Spain and Spanish Governor of Louisiana. Bernardo was born on July 23rd, 1746 in Macharaviaya. He breathed his last breath on November 30th, 1786.


Álex Gálvez is a soccer player for the SV Werder Bremen, Albacete Balompié, Villarreal CF, CD Onda, CF Villanovense, Sporting de Gijón B, Sporting de Gijón, and Rayo Vallecano. Álex was born on June 6th, 1989 in Granada.


Thelma Madrigal is an actress, model, and ballerina. She has been prominent since 2010. Thelma was given the name Thelma Madrigal Gálvez on December 31st, 1984 in Mexico City.


Fernanda Vasconcellos is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2005 to 2005. Fernanda was given the name Fernanda de Vasconcellos Galvez on September 14th, 1984 in São Paulo.


Paulina Gálvez is an actor and actress. Paulina was born on September 14th, 1969 in Santiago.


Isaac Gálvez was a cyclist. Isaac was born on May 20th, 1975 in Vilanova i la Geltrú. He left this life on November 26th, 2006.


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Popularity of Galvez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Galvez U.S.
  White 4.63% 64.26%
  African American 0.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Galvez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Galvez

  • How Popular is the name Galvez? As a last name Galvez was the 1,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Galvez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Galvez is Saturday, February 26th, 1910.
  • How unique is the name Galvez? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Galvez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Galvez: Your name in reverse order is Zevlag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lavzge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Galvez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,425 people with the last name Galvez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Galvez? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Galvez as their last name.

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