Guadalupe

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89k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Guadalupe

"Guadalupe" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "River of Black Stones". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Borrowing from Spanish Guadalupe; see there for more.

  1. Any of several places in Iberia and the Americas, chiefly an island off Baja California.

Guadalupe was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Guadalupe

Lupe Ontiveros was an actress. She was most active from 1976 to 1976. Lupe was given the name Guadalupe Moreno on September 17th, 1942 in El Paso, Texas, U.S. She died on July 26th, 2012.

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Lupita Tovar is an actress. Her career lasted from 1929 to 1945. Lupita was given the name Guadalupe Natalia Tovar on July 27th, 1910 in Matías Romero, Oaxaca. Lupita is also known as Lupita Kohner.

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Guadalupe Victoria was a lawyer, soldier, and general officer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1824 to 1829. Guadalupe was born on September 29th, 1786 in Tamazula de Victoria. He breathed his last breath on March 21st, 1843.

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Guadalupe was born on October 16th, 1895. She passed away in 1983.

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Lupillo Rivera is a regional mexican and banda (music) singing and songwriter. Lupillo was given the name Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra on January 30th, 1972 in La Barca (municipality).

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Guadalupe Pineda is a musician. She was most active from 1984 to present. Guadalupe was given the name Guadalupe Pineda Aguilar on February 23rd, 1955 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Guadalupe

Luis Guadalupe is a soccer player for the Real Garcilaso, Academia Deportiva Cantolao, Club Universitario de Deportes, Club Atlético Independiente, KV Mechelen, Veria F.C., Juan Aurich, León de Huánuco, Club Deportivo Universidad César Vallejo, and Peru national football team. Luis was born on April 3rd, 1975 in Chincha Alta.

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Sónia Guadalupe is a basketball player for the Primeiro de Agosto, C.D. Primeiro de Agosto (basketball), and G.D. Interclube (basketball) in the Angola Women's Basketball League and FIBA Africa Women's Clubs Champions Cup. They have had major accomplishments since 2002. Sónia was born on September 15th, 1985 in Luanda.

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Gonzalo Guadalupe is a sports team member for the Alianza Lima.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 14 6 8
1882 7 7 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 20 13 7
1885 19 11 8
1886 15 8 7
1888 18 18 0
1889 14 14 0
1890 22 17 5
1891 23 23 0
1892 21 15 6
1893 27 18 9
1894 30 22 8
1895 20 20 0
1896 30 25 5
1897 33 26 7
1898 37 29 8
1899 37 27 10
1900 50 39 11
1901 57 38 19
1902 42 35 7
1903 48 31 17
1904 62 46 16
1905 74 54 20
1906 69 54 15
1907 64 50 14
1908 66 56 10
1909 87 67 20
1910 107 69 38
1911 97 68 29
1912 145 92 53
1913 185 115 70
1914 246 156 90
1915 246 155 91
1916 249 150 99
1917 280 193 87
1918 348 238 110
1919 437 276 161
1920 499 323 176
1921 540 365 175
1922 574 352 222
1923 560 362 198
1924 590 388 202
1925 596 385 211
1926 602 383 219
1927 647 418 229
1928 665 434 231
1929 637 393 244
1930 672 426 246
1931 664 348 316
1932 556 317 239
1933 471 312 159
1934 482 284 198
1935 459 254 205
1936 424 259 165
1937 460 274 186
1938 481 270 211
1939 425 243 182
1940 487 292 195
1941 487 299 188
1942 482 292 190
1943 716 442 274
1944 830 499 331
1945 858 535 323
1946 942 562 380
1947 940 580 360
1948 1,064 667 397
1949 1,004 629 375
1950 1,018 657 361
1951 974 637 337
1952 974 631 343
1953 1,046 663 383
1954 961 621 340
1955 890 576 314
1956 840 543 297
1957 795 531 264
1958 766 475 291
1959 690 440 250
1960 680 441 239
1961 662 406 256
1962 662 422 240
1963 652 432 220
1964 644 397 247
1965 666 415 251
1966 648 423 225
1967 642 401 241
1968 633 391 242
1969 754 484 270
1970 733 485 248
1971 750 480 270
1972 713 462 251
1973 757 512 245
1974 801 489 312
1975 897 566 331
1976 865 561 304
1977 845 549 296
1978 829 535 294
1979 868 556 312
1980 897 590 307
1981 927 622 305
1982 854 578 276
1983 801 540 261
1984 783 528 255
1985 857 608 249
1986 885 607 278
1987 868 630 238
1988 855 626 229
1989 994 737 257
1990 1,107 836 271
1991 1,119 850 269
1992 1,195 947 248
1993 1,577 1,257 320
1994 1,614 1,332 282
1995 1,472 1,228 244
1996 1,598 1,328 270
1997 1,656 1,406 250
1998 1,617 1,382 235
1999 1,529 1,300 229
2000 1,557 1,308 249
2001 1,576 1,342 234
2002 1,519 1,296 223
2003 1,553 1,329 224
2004 1,409 1,213 196
2005 1,455 1,272 183
2006 1,510 1,305 205
2007 1,399 1,220 179
2008 1,318 1,124 194
2009 1,267 1,112 155
2010 1,112 975 137
2011 1,005 908 97
2012 901 786 115
2013 739 665 74
2014 732 651 81
2015 569 505 64
2016 526 457 69

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Popularity of Guadalupe as a first name

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Popularity of Guadalupe as a last name

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Common last names for Guadalupe

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Rodriguez
  • Hernandez
  • Gonzalez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Ramirez
  • Sanchez
  • Garza
  • Flores
  • Gonzales
  • Gomez
  • Gutierrez
  • Torres
  • Castillo
  • Villarreal
  • Morales
  • Vasquez

Common first names for Guadalupe

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guadalupe U.S.
  White 4.14% 64.26%
  African American 1.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guadalupe

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

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Fun Facts about the name Guadalupe

  • How Popular is the name Guadalupe? Guadalupe is the 684th most popular name of all time. As a last name Guadalupe was the 6,892nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Guadalupe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,177 babies born with the first name Guadalupe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Guadalupe to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Guadalupe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Guadalupe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Guadalupe is Thursday, February 29th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Guadalupe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Guadalupe was in 1997 with a total of 1,406 babies. That's a lot of babies named Guadalupe!
  • Random Guadalupe Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Guadalupe ranks 43rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 456 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Guadalupe: Your name in reverse order is Epuladaug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aleguadup. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guadalupe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,877 people with the last name Guadalupe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guadalupe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Guadalupe as their last name.

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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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