First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Guatemala

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  1. A republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; noted for low per capita income and illiteracy; politically unstable

Nahuatl cuauhtēmallān, translation of Quiché K'iche', literally "many trees".

  1. A country in Central America. Official name: Republic of Guatemala.

Guatemala was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Interlingua, Italian, Latin, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guatemala U.S.
  White 0.00% 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 99.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guatemala

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

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Fun Facts about the name Guatemala

  • How Popular is the name Guatemala? As a last name Guatemala was the 40,856th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Guatemala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Guatemala is Wednesday, May 4th, 1921.
  • How unique is the name Guatemala? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Guatemala. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Guatemala: Your name in reverse order is Alametaug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Melaaugat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guatemala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 534 people with the last name Guatemala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guatemala? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Guatemala as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Guatemala's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Guatemala mean?

Gis for grand, the life you will live.

Uis for unique, your love of life.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Tis for try, as hard as you can

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Ais for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Past life for Guatemala born Apr 15, 2014

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.