Geraldo

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2k
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since 1880
Last Name
548
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Geraldo

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Alt. Meaning

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for authentic, be real

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Notable Persons Named Geraldo

Geraldo Rivera is a journalist, talk show host, writer, and attorney. He has been prominent since 1970. Geraldo was given the name Gerald Michael Rivera on July 4th, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Jerry Rivera is a salsa music and latin pop musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Jerry was given the name Geraldo Rivera Rodríguez on July 31st, 1973 in Humacao, Puerto Rico.

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Geraldo Alckmin is an anesthesiologist. His career lasted from 2011 to 2006. Geraldo was born on November 7th, 1952 in Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Geraldo Alves is a soccer player for the FC Astra Giurgiu, Varzim S.C., S.L. Benfica B, S.L. Benfica, S.C. Beira-Mar, Gil Vicente F.C., F.C. Paços de Ferreira, AEK Athens F.C., FC Steaua București, and FC Petrolul Ploiești. Geraldo was born on November 8th, 1980 in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.

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Geraldo was a swing music and british dance band musician. He plays Piano and Organ (music). His career lasted from 1930 to 1930. Geraldo was given the name Gerald Walcan Bright on August 10th, 1904 in London, England. He died on May 4th, 1974.

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Geraldo was born on June 24th, 1930. He died on May 14th, 2015.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Geraldo

Geraldo was a swing music and british dance band musician. He plays Piano and Organ (music). His career lasted from 1930 to 1930. Geraldo was given the name Gerald Walcan Bright on August 10th, 1904 in London, England. He died on May 4th, 1974.

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Marcos was born on September 28th, 1954 in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

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João was born on September 29th, 1995 in Mirandela.

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Mestre Geraldo is an athlete for the Atlético Brilhantes da Kissama.

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Selom Geraldo is a sports team member for the Liberty Professionals F.C.

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Gustavo Geraldo is an athlete for the Municipal Mejillones.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 5 0 5
1950 5 0 5
1951 6 0 6
1953 5 0 5
1954 16 0 16
1956 12 0 12
1957 5 0 5
1958 16 0 16
1959 16 0 16
1960 13 0 13
1961 13 0 13
1962 23 0 23
1963 22 0 22
1964 20 0 20
1965 33 0 33
1966 20 0 20
1967 32 0 32
1968 32 0 32
1969 36 0 36
1970 35 0 35
1971 28 0 28
1972 33 0 33
1973 34 0 34
1974 46 0 46
1975 40 0 40
1976 53 0 53
1977 48 0 48
1978 49 0 49
1979 47 0 47
1980 50 0 50
1981 44 0 44
1982 45 0 45
1983 48 0 48
1984 53 0 53
1985 50 0 50
1986 43 0 43
1987 75 0 75
1988 115 0 115
1989 101 0 101
1990 91 0 91
1991 66 0 66
1992 74 0 74
1993 71 0 71
1994 64 0 64
1995 44 0 44
1996 48 0 48
1997 39 0 39
1998 34 0 34
1999 36 0 36
2000 39 0 39
2001 32 0 32
2002 33 0 33
2003 24 0 24
2004 28 0 28
2005 24 0 24
2006 17 0 17
2007 36 0 36
2008 33 0 33
2009 21 0 21
2010 13 0 13
2011 20 0 20
2012 31 0 31
2013 8 0 8
2014 7 0 7
2015 12 0 12
2016 13 0 13
2017 11 0 11
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Geraldo

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Popularity of Geraldo as a first name

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Popularity of Geraldo as a last name

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Common last names for Geraldo

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Geraldo U.S.
  White 12.77% 64.26%
  African American 5.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 75.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Geraldo

People with the last name Geraldo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Geraldo

  • How Popular is the name Geraldo? Geraldo is the 6,128th most popular name of all time. As a last name Geraldo was the 40,016th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Geraldo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,336 babies born with the first name Geraldo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Geraldo to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Geraldo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Geraldo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Geraldo is Monday, January 14th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Geraldo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Geraldo was in 1988 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Geraldo Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Geraldo is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Geraldo: Your name in reverse order is Odlareg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rgloaed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Geraldo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 548 people with the last name Geraldo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Geraldo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Geraldo as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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