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Origin and Meaning of Jaramillo

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Jaramillo means "The name Jaramillo is thought to mean one who came from where the Jaramago grew, a plant with yellow flowers. Jaramago is an orache herb, like mustard or horseradish. Jaramillo means a small part of the Jaramago herb. The orache grows commonly along the ruined walls, rubble, and mine tailings, to name a few. Some people believe that last name comes from the south of Castilla, Spain, and its meaning is related with a tree commonly called Jaramago." and is of Spanish origin.
Other origins: Mexican and English

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jaramillo

Julio Jaramillo was a pasillo, bolero, corrido, waltz, tango music, and ranchera musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1950 to 1978. Julio was given the name Julio Alfredo Jaramillo Laurido on October 1st, 1935. Julio is also known as J. J., El Ruiseñor de América, J. J. (Jota Jota), and El Ruiseñor de América (The Nightingale of the Americas). He died on February 9th, 1978.


Hernán Darío Gómez Jaramillo is a soccer player for the Panama national football team, Independiente Medellín, and Atlético Nacional. Hernán was born on February 3rd, 1956 in Medellín.


He holds the title El Mero Jefe, Healer of Los Olmos, Curandero, and Healer. Don was born in Guadalajara. Don is also known as Don Pedrito. He left this life in 1907.


Pedro Páez Jaramillo was a society of jesus, missionary, historian, and jesuitmissionary. Pedro was born in 1561 in Olmeda de las Fuentes. Pedro is also known as Pêro Pais (Portuguese). He died on May 25th, 1622.


Ruben was born in 1900. He died on May 23rd, 1962.


Jason Jaramillo is a baseball. Jason was born on October 9th, 1982 in Racine, Wisconsin.


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Popularity of Jaramillo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jaramillo U.S.
  White 7.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 90.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jaramillo

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jaramillo

  • How Popular is the name Jaramillo? As a last name Jaramillo was the 945th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Jaramillo? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Jaramillo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Jaramillo: Your name in reverse order is Ollimaraj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amilorjla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jaramillo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 36,755 people with the last name Jaramillo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jaramillo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Jaramillo as their last name.

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