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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gomez

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Gomez means "The eye of the gem" and is of Egyptian origin.
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Gomez means ""strong"" and is of Mexican origin.
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Gómez was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Gomez

Gomez Addams is a fictional character. Gomez is also known as Mr. Addams.


Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas y Ribadeneira was a president. His most notable accomplishments were from 1590 to 1593. Gómez was born on January 1st, 1519 in Viveiro. He died on October 25th, 1593.


Gomez was born on September 1st, 1587. He left this life in 1634.


He breathed his last breath on October 26th, 1111.


Gómez Pereira was a physician, philosopher, and doctor. Gómez was born in 1500 in Medina del Campo. He left this life in 1567.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Gomez

Selena Gomez is a singer, actress, executive producer, fashion designer, and philanthropist. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Selena was given the name Selena Marie Gomez on July 22nd, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.


Guillermo del Toro is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and novelist. He has been prominent since 1985. Guillermo was given the name Guillermo del Toro Gómez on October 9th, 1964 in Guadalajara.


Becky G is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Becky was given the name Rebbeca Marie Gomez on March 2nd, 1997 in Inglewood, California, U.S.


Mario Gómez is a soccer player for the Beşiktaş J.K., ACF Fiorentina, SSV Ulm 1846, VfB Stuttgart II, VfB Stuttgart, FC Bayern Munich, and Germany national youth football team. Mario was born on July 10th, 1985 in Riedlingen, West Germany.


Taboo is a hip hop music, electro (music), and alternative hip hop singer-songwriter, rapping, and actor. He plays Guitar, Electronic keyboard, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Taboo was given the name Jaime Luis Gomez on July 14th, 1975 in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Taboo is also known as Taboo Nawasha, Taboo the rapper, and Jim Luis Angryfoot.


Michelle Gomez is an actress. She has been prominent since 1989. Michelle was born on April 21st, 1966 in Glasgow.


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Popularity of Gomez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gomez U.S.
  White 5.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gomez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gomez

  • How Popular is the name Gomez? Gomez is the 84,752nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gomez was the 51st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gomez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Gomez in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gomez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gomez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gomez is Wednesday, May 13th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Gomez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gomez was in 1950 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gomez: Your name in reverse order is Zemog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Emzgo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gomez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 365,655 people with the last name Gomez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gomez? Gomez was ranked as the 51st most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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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