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Lupe

First Name
25k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
596
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lupe mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lupe

"Lupe" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "From the river of the wolf". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A female given name
  2. A male given name

Lupe was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Lupe

Lupe Fiasco is a hip hop music songwriter, rapping, and record producer. He plays Rapping, Keyboard instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), and Piano. He was most active from 2000 to present. Lupe was given the name Wasalu Muhammad Jaco on February 16th, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Lupe Fuentes is a house music musician. She was most prominent from 2006 to 2010. Lupe was born on January 27th, 1987 in Cali, Colombia.

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Lupe Ontiveros was an actress. She was most active from 1976 to 1976. Lupe was given the name Guadalupe Moreno on September 17th, 1942 in El Paso, Texas, U.S. She died on July 26th, 2012.

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Lupe Vélez was an actress. She was most active from 1927 to 1944. Lupe was given the name María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez on July 18th, 1908 in San Luis Potosí City. She died on December 13th, 1944.

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La Lupe was a salsa, bolero, and salsa music musician. Her career lasted from 1958 to 1980. La was given the name Lupe Victoria Yolí Raymond on December 23rd, 1939. La is also known as La Lupe, La Yiyiyi, La Reina de la Cancion Latina ", and La Reina de la Cancion Latina (The Queen of Latin Soul)". She breathed her last breath on February 29th, 1992.

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Lupe Pintor is a boxer. Lupe was born on April 13th, 1955 in Cuajimalpa, Mexico.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lupe

La Lupe was a salsa, bolero, and salsa music musician. Her career lasted from 1958 to 1980. La was given the name Lupe Victoria Yolí Raymond on December 23rd, 1939. La is also known as La Lupe, La Yiyiyi, La Reina de la Cancion Latina ", and La Reina de la Cancion Latina (The Queen of Latin Soul)". She breathed her last breath on February 29th, 1992.

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Justine Lupe is an actor and actress. Justine was born in 1989.

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How popular is the baby name Lupe in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 5 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 6 6 0
1895 13 13 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 13 13 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 18 13 5
1900 27 18 9
1901 15 15 0
1902 19 11 8
1903 24 17 7
1904 29 23 6
1905 35 35 0
1906 24 24 0
1907 39 32 7
1908 31 31 0
1909 41 36 5
1910 55 47 8
1911 57 48 9
1912 83 65 18
1913 95 77 18
1914 119 97 22
1915 141 110 31
1916 168 134 34
1917 194 164 30
1918 269 215 54
1919 354 280 74
1920 346 284 62
1921 384 302 82
1922 401 343 58
1923 391 308 83
1924 475 377 98
1925 457 367 90
1926 482 384 98
1927 554 442 112
1928 465 369 96
1929 535 427 108
1930 516 407 109
1931 531 403 128
1932 495 375 120
1933 488 375 113
1934 466 367 99
1935 426 334 92
1936 416 327 89
1937 421 326 95
1938 468 345 123
1939 398 302 96
1940 433 333 100
1941 413 312 101
1942 403 291 112
1943 497 353 144
1944 571 433 138
1945 522 376 146
1946 567 414 153
1947 512 366 146
1948 522 376 146
1949 424 313 111
1950 353 253 100
1951 316 228 88
1952 277 200 77
1953 310 230 80
1954 302 223 79
1955 251 188 63
1956 276 204 72
1957 316 237 79
1958 342 255 87
1959 375 269 106
1960 352 264 88
1961 362 272 90
1962 348 259 89
1963 308 211 97
1964 264 198 66
1965 244 184 60
1966 217 155 62
1967 197 146 51
1968 197 145 52
1969 195 136 59
1970 170 118 52
1971 153 121 32
1972 136 98 38
1973 153 108 45
1974 120 80 40
1975 158 106 52
1976 128 87 41
1977 124 91 33
1978 108 78 30
1979 109 79 30
1980 121 88 33
1981 98 67 31
1982 92 61 31
1983 77 50 27
1984 78 52 26
1985 55 38 17
1986 64 46 18
1987 50 34 16
1988 51 37 14
1989 51 37 14
1990 66 47 19
1991 59 44 15
1992 59 48 11
1993 54 41 13
1994 49 36 13
1995 47 23 24
1996 36 26 10
1997 47 32 15
1998 30 20 10
1999 19 13 6
2000 29 15 14
2001 31 24 7
2002 19 13 6
2003 13 5 8
2004 35 20 15
2005 26 16 10
2006 16 16 0
2007 23 16 7
2008 24 12 12
2009 15 15 0
2010 14 8 6
2011 6 6 0
2012 15 10 5
2014 18 13 5
2015 8 8 0
2016 14 8 6

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Popularity of Lupe as a first name

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Popularity of Lupe as a last name

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Common last names for Lupe

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Rodriguez
  • Lopez
  • Ramirez
  • Gonzales
  • Perez
  • Flores
  • Sanchez
  • Vasquez
  • Gutierrez
  • Gonzalez
  • Chavez
  • Moreno
  • Reyes
  • Mendoza
  • Gomez
  • Munoz
  • Ruiz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lupe U.S.
  White 28.19% 64.26%
  African American 2.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 47.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lupe

People with the last name Lupe are most frequently White, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lupe

  • How Popular is the name Lupe? Lupe is the 1,512th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lupe was the 37,391st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lupe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,563 babies born with the first name Lupe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lupe to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lupe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lupe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lupe is Wednesday, January 13th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Lupe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lupe was in 1927 with a total of 442 babies.
  • Random Lupe Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lupe ranks 58th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 28 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Lupe: Your name in reverse order is Epul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leup. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lupe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 596 people with the last name Lupe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lupe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lupe as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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