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Origin and Meaning of Gaviria

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaviria

César Gaviria is an economist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2004. César was given the name César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo on March 31st, 1947 in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia.


Natalia was born on August 12th, 1975 in Medellín.


Hermán Gaviria was a soccer player for the Atlético Nacional, Deportes Tolima, Deportivo Cali, Shonan Bellmare, Atlético Bucaramanga, and Colombia national football team. Hermán was born on November 27th, 1969 in Carepa. He passed away on October 24th, 2002.


Margarita Vargas is a cumbia, salsa music, and latin music (genre) musician. Her ongoing career started in 1984. Margarita was given the name Margarita María de Santa Teresita Vargas Gaviria on October 3rd, 1960 in Medellín.


Iván was born on May 9th, 1955 in Aguadas, Caldas.


Alfonso Araújo Gaviria was a Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, Minister of Finance, Public Credit of Colombia, Ministry of National Education Minister of National Education of Colombia, Ministry of Environment, Housing, Territorial DevelopmentMinister of Pub. Alfonso was born on July 28th, 1902 in Bogotá. Alfonso is also known as Araújo and Gaviria. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1961.


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Popularity of Gaviria as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaviria U.S.
  White 6.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaviria

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gaviria

  • How Popular is the name Gaviria? As a last name Gaviria was the 17,613th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gaviria? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gaviria was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gaviria: Your name in reverse order is Airivag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aivargi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaviria? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,595 people with the last name Gaviria.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaviria? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gaviria as their last name since less than 1 person in 185k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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