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 Gatica

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

A is for assertive, a great leader

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gatica

Humberto Gatica is a pop music, rock music, latin music (genre), rhythm, blues, and jazz musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1973. Humberto was born in Chile.


José was born on May 25th, 1925 in Villa Mercedes, San Luis. He breathed his last breath on November 12th, 1963.


Malú was born on January 15th, 1922. She passed away on August 10th, 1997.



Felipe was born on May 12th, 1982.


Vicente Gatica is a soccer player for the Huachipato. Vicente was born on February 11th, 1996 in Talcahuano. Vicente is also known as Gatica and Vicente.


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Popularity of Gatica as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gatica U.S.
  White 5.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gatica

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gatica

  • How Popular is the name Gatica? As a last name Gatica was the 11,704th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gatica? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gatica was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gatica: Your name in reverse order is Acitag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Caigat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gatica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,678 people with the last name Gatica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gatica? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gatica as their last name since less than 1 person in 110k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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