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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hernandez

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Hernandez

Hernandez is a wrestler. Hernandez was born on February 11th, 1973 in Houston.


Hernandez was born in 1555. He breathed his last breath in 1613.


Hernández Martínez Miguel Ángel is an athlete for the Tecamachalco Sur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hernandez

Bruno Mars is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and choreographer. He holds the title Grenade". Bruno was given the name Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8th, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.


Aaron Hernandez is a football player. Aaron was born on November 6th, 1989 in Bristol, Connecticut.


Jay Hernandez is an actor. He was most active from 1999 to present. Jay was given the name Javier Manuel Hernandez, Jr. on February 20th, 1978 in Montebello, California, United States.


Javier Hernández is a soccer player for the Bayer 04 Leverkusen, C.D. Guadalajara, Manchester United F.C., Real Madrid C.F., Mexico national under-20 football team, and Mexico national football team. Javier was born on June 1st, 1988 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Javier is also known as Hernandez Balcazar and Javier.


Laurie was born on June 9th, 2000 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Laurie is also known as Hernandez and Laurie.


Pablo Hernández is a soccer player for the Rayo Vallecano, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), CD Castellón, Valencia CF, Valencia CF Mestalla, CD Onda, Cádiz CF, Getafe CF, Swansea City A.F.C., Al-Nasr Dubai SC, and Spain national football team. Pablo was born on April 11th, 1985 in Castellón, Spain. Pablo is also known as Pablo.


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Popularity of Hernandez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hernandez U.S.
  White 3.79% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hernandez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hernandez

  • How Popular is the name Hernandez? Hernandez is the 35,432nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Hernandez was the 11th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hernandez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109 babies born with the first name Hernandez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hernandez to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hernandez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Hernandez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hernandez is Thursday, March 4th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Hernandez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hernandez was in 1984 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hernandez: Your name in reverse order is Zednanreh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zeanedhrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hernandez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,043,281 people with the last name Hernandez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hernandez? Hernandez was ranked as the 11th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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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