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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grilo

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Alt. Meaning

G is for generous, your giving nature.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for lucky, who is more?

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grilo

João was born on November 8th, 1958 in Figueira da Foz.


Paulo Grilo is a soccer player for the S.C. Freamunde, Associação Naval 1º de Maio, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., G.D. Tourizense, C.D. Santa Clara, S.C. Covilhã, F.C. Penafiel, C.D. Feirense, and Portugal national under-20 football team. Paulo was born on August 19th, 1991 in Figueira da Foz.


Hugo Grilo is a soccer player for the Clube Oriental de Lisboa, S.L. Benfica, S.L. Benfica B, CD Operário, and Portugal national under-19 football team. Hugo was born on July 28th, 1986 in Odivelas, Portugal.


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Popularity of Grilo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grilo U.S.
  White 91.67% 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 4.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grilo

People with the last name Grilo are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grilo

  • How Popular is the name Grilo? As a last name Grilo was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Grilo? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Grilo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Grilo: Your name in reverse order is Olirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irglo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grilo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Grilo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grilo? Grilo is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Grilo born Apr 3, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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