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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Medeiros

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  1. Medeiros (municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Notable Persons Named Medeiros

Medeiros e Albuquerque was a poet, politician, teacher, journalist, short story writer, civil servant, essayist, orator, novelist, dramatist, comedian, short story, and civil service. Medeiros was given the name José Joaquim de Campos da Costa de Medeiros e Albuquerque on September 4th, 1867 in Recife. Medeiros is also known as Albuquerque and Medeiros e. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 1934.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Medeiros

Maria de Medeiros is an actress, director, and singer. Her career lasted from 1981 to 1981. Maria was given the name Maria de Medeiros Esteves Vitorino de Almeida on August 19th, 1965 in Lisbon.


Glenn Medeiros is a pop rock and adult contemporary music musician, singer-songwriter, vice principal at maryknoll school, and maryknoll school. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 1999. Glenn was given the name Glenn Alan Medeiros on June 24th, 1970.


Tristana is also known as La Niña Medeiros and Medeiros girl.


Yancy was born on September 7th, 1987 in Waianae, Hawaii.


Iuri Medeiros is a soccer player for the Moreirense F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, Sporting Clube de Portugal B, F.C. Arouca, Portugal national under-16 football team, and Portugal national under-17 football team. Iuri was born on July 10th, 1994 in Horta, Portugal.


Rodrigo was born on January 11th, 1977.


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Popularity of Medeiros as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Medeiros U.S.
  White 85.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Medeiros

People with the last name Medeiros are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Medeiros

  • How Popular is the name Medeiros? As a last name Medeiros was the 1,889th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Medeiros? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Medeiros was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Medeiros: Your name in reverse order is Soriedem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dmiorsee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Medeiros? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,031 people with the last name Medeiros.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Medeiros? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Medeiros as their last name.

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