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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Medellin

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  1. City in western Colombia; important coffee center
  1. The second largest city of Colombia, in the department of Antioquia

Notable Persons With the Last Name Medellin

Jose was born on March 4th, 1975. He passed away on August 5th, 2008.


Rodrigo was given the name Rodrigo A. Medellín .


Félix Medellín is an athlete for the Rio Grande Valley Bravos FC.


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Popularity of Medellin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Medellin U.S.
  White 6.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Medellin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Medellin

  • How Popular is the name Medellin? As a last name Medellin was the 5,577th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Medellin? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Medellin was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Medellin: Your name in reverse order is Nilledem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldleeimn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Medellin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,231 people with the last name Medellin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Medellin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Medellin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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