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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ledesma

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Alt. Meaning

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

S is for serious, not always joking.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ledesma

Cristian Ledesma is a soccer player for the Boca Juniors, U.S. Lecce, S.S. Lazio, Santos FC, and Italy national football team. Cristian was born on September 24th, 1982 in Morón, Argentina.


Carlos Monzón Ledesma was a boxer. Carlos was born on August 7th, 1942 in San Javier, Santa Fe. He left this life on January 8th, 1995.


Emmanuel Ledesma is a soccer player for the Rotherham United F.C., Defensa y Justicia, Genoa C.F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., U.S. Salernitana 1919, Novara Calcio, F.C. Crotone, Walsall F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., and Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Emmanuel was born on May 24th, 1988 in Quilmes.


Kuh Ledesma is a singer, actress, model, fashion designer, singing, actor, model (people), and fashion design. Kuh was given the name Maria Socorro Ledesma on March 16th, 1955 in Bacolod.


Ish Ledesma is a funk and disco musician. His career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Ish was given the name Ismael Angel Ledesma on October 2nd, 1952 in Cuba. Ish is also known as Ledesma and Ismael Angel.


Aniceto Lacson y Ledesma was a President of the Republic of Negros. He was most prominent from 1898 to 1901. Aniceto was born on April 17th, 1857 in Molo, Iloilo City. He died on February 3rd, 1931.


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Popularity of Ledesma as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ledesma U.S.
  White 7.01% 64.26%
  African American 0.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ledesma

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ledesma

  • How Popular is the name Ledesma? As a last name Ledesma was the 1,768th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ledesma? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ledesma was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ledesma: Your name in reverse order is Amsedel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeslemd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ledesma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,311 people with the last name Ledesma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ledesma? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Ledesma as their last name.

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