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  1. A Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)

From the genus name; after Antonio Caballero y Góngora.

  1. An orchid of the genus Gongora.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gongora

Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora was a priest, poet, non-fiction writer, mathematician, historian, philosopher, cartographer, cosmographer, and cartography. Don was born Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora on August 14th, 1645 in Mexico City. He left this life on August 22nd, 1700.


Raikko Mateo is an actor. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Raikko was given the name Raikko Rain Mateo Gongora on July 31st, 2008 in San Marcelino.


Antonio was born on May 24th, 1723. He breathed his last breath on March 24th, 1796.


Michael Góngora is a Former member of the Miami Beach City Commission. Michael was born in 1970.


Carlos was born on April 25th, 1989 in Esmeraldas, Ecuador.


Margarita was born on October 11th, 1948.


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Popularity of Gongora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gongora U.S.
  White 10.30% 64.26%
  African American 2.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gongora

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gongora

  • How Popular is the name Gongora? As a last name Gongora was the 10,050th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gongora? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gongora was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gongora: Your name in reverse order is Arognog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nroogag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gongora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,205 people with the last name Gongora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gongora? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Gongora as their last name.

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