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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Holguin

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  1. A province of Cuba.
  2. A municipality in Holguín, Cuba.
  3. A city in Holguín, Cuba.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Holguin

Jorge Holguín was a businessman, soldier, journalist, writer, politician, and businessperson. He was most active from 1921 to 1922. Jorge was given the name Jorge Marcelo Holguín Mallarino on October 30th, 1848 in Cali. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 1928.


María Elvira Pombo Holguín is a President of Proexport and President ofProexport. María was born on June 1st, 1960 in Bogotá. María is also known as Pombo and María Elvira.


Guillermo was born on March 17th, 1880. He left this life on June 26th, 1971.


Juan Ignacio Larrea Holguín was an archbishop and writer. Juan was born on August 10th, 1927 in Buenos Aires. He died in 2006.


Carlos Albán Holguín was a Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, Colombian Minister of National Education, Mayor of Bogotá, Ministry of National Education (Colombia), and List of mayors of Bogotá. Carlos is also known as Albán Holguin, Carlos; Albán, Carlos; Alban, and Carlos. He breathed his last breath on March 11th, 1995.


Diego was born in 1486.


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Popularity of Holguin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Holguin U.S.
  White 6.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Holguin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Holguin

  • How Popular is the name Holguin? As a last name Holguin was the 2,260th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Holguin? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Holguin was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Holguin: Your name in reverse order is Niugloh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlgunoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Holguin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,090 people with the last name Holguin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Holguin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Holguin as their last name.

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