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 Herrera

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  1. feminine equivalent of herrero

Notable Persons With the Name Herrera

Herrera De La Fuente was a leading human. Herrera was born on April 25th, 1916. He died on December 5th, 2014.


Herrera Castillo Alejandro Iván is an athlete for the Tecamachalco Sur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Herrera

Ander Herrera is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Real Zaragoza, Deportivo Aragón, Athletic Bilbao, Spain national under-20 football team, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national under-23 football team. Ander was born on August 14th, 1989 in Bilbao, Spain.


Helmer Herrera was a famed individual. Helmer was born on August 24th, 1951. He breathed his last breath on November 4th, 1998.


Alfonso Herrera is an actor. He was most active from 2001 to 2001. Alfonso was given the name Alfonso Herrera Rodríguez on August 28th, 1983 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.


Carolina Herrera is a fashion designer. Carolina was born on January 8th, 1939 in Caracas.


Dilson Herrera is a baseball player for the New York Mets. Dilson was born on March 3rd, 1994 in Cartagena, Colombia.


Helenio Herrera was a soccer manager for the Stade Français Paris (football), OFC Charleville, Excelsior AC Roubaix, and Red Star F.C. Helenio was born on April 10th, 1910 in Buenos Aires. He died on November 9th, 1997.


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Popularity of Herrera as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Herrera U.S.
  White 4.92% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Herrera

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

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Fun Facts about the name Herrera

  • How Popular is the name Herrera? As a last name Herrera was the 129th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Herrera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Herrera is Wednesday, February 20th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Herrera? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Herrera. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Herrera: Your name in reverse order is Arerreh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehaerrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Herrera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 192,711 people with the last name Herrera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Herrera? Herrera was ranked as the 129th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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What does the name Herrera mean?

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Ris for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

Ais for achievements, the many over a lifetime

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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