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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lopez mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lopez

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  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Lopez is of Spanish origin and means "Son of Wolf".
  • According to a user from Nevada, United States, the name Lopez is of Latin origin and means "Lopez descended from Latin word "lope" meaning wolf.".
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Lopez is of Unknown origin and means "Spanish related".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Lopez is of Latin origin and means "Wolf".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Lopez is of Unknown origin and means "Wolf".
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Wiktionary

From Lope +‎ -ez.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Lopez

Lopez was born on June 10th, 1988. Lopez is also known as nicokie.

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Lopez was born on January 5th, 1985 in Kimotong, South Sudan.

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Lopez was born on October 8th, 1910. They left this life on July 6th, 1986.

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López Sanjuán is a soccer player for the CD Basconia, Real Valladolid, UP Langreo, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, and Terrassa FC. López was born on April 1st, 1940 in Villaobispo de Otero, Spain. López is also known as Sanjuán and López.

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Lopez Grance is a soccer player for the Boavista F.C. and Cerro Porteño. Lopez was born on June 30th, 1987 in Yegros.

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López Silva is a sports team member for the Córdoba CF.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lopez

Jennifer Lopez is an actress, author, dancer, fashion designer, producer, singer, songwriter, and television personality. She holds the title On the Floor" and Waiting for Tonight". Her most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Jennifer was given the name Jennifer Lynn Lopez on July 24th, 1969 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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George Lopez is an observational comedy, satire, blue comedy, and ribaldry comedian. George was born George Lopez on April 23rd, 1961 in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Mario Lopez is an actor, television host, and television presenter. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Mario was given the name Mario Lopez, Jr. on October 10th, 1973 in San Diego, California, United States.

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Robin Lopez is a basketball player for the New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Pelicans, and Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Robin was born on April 1st, 1988 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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Brook Lopez is a basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2008. Brook was born on April 1st, 1988 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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Pedro López is a criminal. Pedro is also known as The Monster of the Andes and The Monster of theAndes.

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Popularity of Lopez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lopez U.S.
  White 4.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lopez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lopez

  • How Popular is the name Lopez? Lopez is the 38,155th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lopez was the 12th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lopez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 90 babies born with the first name Lopez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lopez 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 Lopez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lopez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lopez is Saturday, November 7th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Lopez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lopez was in 1982 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Lopez: Your name in reverse order is Zepol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zople. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lopez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 874,523 people with the last name Lopez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lopez? Lopez was ranked as the 12th 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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