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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Machado mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Machado

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M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for able, for you surely are.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for original, one of a kind!

Notable Persons Named Machado

Machado de Assis was a novelist, short story writer, poet, literary critic, and literary criticism. Machado was born on June 21st, 1839 in Rio de Janeiro. He passed away on September 29th, 1908.


Machado da Silva / "Silva Batuta" is an athlete for the São Paulo FC, Santos FC, Botafogo Futebol Clube (SP), Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Barcelona Sporting Club, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Atlético Rio Negro Clube, CR Vasco da Gama, and Brazil national football team. Machado was born on January 2nd, 1940 in Brazil.


Machado was born on January 22nd, 1981.


Machado was born in 1899. He breathed his last breath in 1974.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Machado

Alicia Machado is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Yaracuy 1995, Miss Venezuela 1995, Miss Universe 1996, and Yaracuy. Alicia was given the name Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo on December 6th, 1976 in Maracay.


Filipe Machado is a soccer player for the Saba Qom F.C., Sport Club Internacional, Fluminense FC, Clube Esportivo Bento Gonçalves, Pontevedra CF, PFC CSKA Sofia, U.S. Salernitana 1919, Inter Baku PIK, Al Dhafra FC, Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, Resende Futebol Clube, Guaratinguetá Futebol, and Al-Fu. Filipe was born on March 13th, 1984 in Gravataí, Brazil.


Justina Machado is an actress. She was most prominent from 1996 to 1996. Justina was born on September 6th, 1972 in Chicago.


Manny Machado is a baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles. Manny was born on July 6th, 1992 in Hialeah, Florida. Manny is also known as Manny Machado.


Jean-Jacques was born in Rio de Janeiro.


Anitta is a musician. She was most active from 2010 to present. Anitta was given the name Larissa de Macedo Machado on March 30th, 1993 in Rio de Janeiro.


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Popularity of Machado as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Machado U.S.
  White 40.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Machado

People with the last name Machado are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Machado

  • How Popular is the name Machado? As a last name Machado was the 1,552nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Machado first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Machado is Friday, September 12th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Machado? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Machado. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Machado: Your name in reverse order is Odahcam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdcaoma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Machado? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,170 people with the last name Machado.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Machado? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Machado as their last name.

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