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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Griego

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Grie"go
See Greggoe.

From Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

  1. a Greek
  2. (slang, vulgar) anal sex
  3. the Greek language
  4. (colloquial, masculine) an unintelligible language

Notable Persons With the Last Name Griego

Eric was born on January 22nd, 1966 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.


Phil was born on August 5th, 1948.


Jorge was born in 1504.


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Popularity of Griego as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Griego U.S.
  White 14.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 83.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Griego

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

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Fun Facts about the name Griego

  • How Popular is the name Griego? As a last name Griego was the 4,192nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Griego? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Griego was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Griego: Your name in reverse order is Ogeirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eoggri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Griego? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,456 people with the last name Griego.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Griego? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Griego as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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