• <100 Mejia
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Mejia

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mejia

Jenrry Mejía is a baseball player for the New York Mets. Jenrry was born on October 11th, 1989 in Azua (city).


Gerardo Mejía is a pop music and hip hop music singing, rapping, and music executive. They were most prominent from 1990 to present. Gerardo was born Gerardo Mejía on April 16th, 1965 in Guayaquil. Gerardo is also known as Gerardo; Rico Suave.


Hipólito Mejía is an office holder. Hipólito was born on February 22nd, 1941 in Gurabo, Dominican Republic.


Álvaro Mejía is a soccer player for the Al-Shahania Sports Club, Las Rozas CF, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, Real Murcia, AC Arles-Avignon, Konyaspor, UD Almería, and Ergotelis F.C. Álvaro was born on January 18th, 1982 in Madrid, Spain.


Alexander Mejía is a soccer player for the Atlético Nacional, Deportes Quindío, Once Caldas, C.F. Monterrey, and Colombia national football team. Alexander was born on July 11th, 1988 in Barranquilla.


Miguel Aceves Mejía was a singing and actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1945 to 2006. Miguel was born Miguel Aceves Mejía on November 15th, 1915 in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He breathed his last breath on November 6th, 2006.


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Popularity of Mejia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mejia U.S.
  White 3.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mejia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mejia

  • How Popular is the name Mejia? As a last name Mejia was the 300th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Mejia? Out of 5,743,017 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Mejia was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Mejia: Your name in reverse order is Aijem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iamej. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mejia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104,057 people with the last name Mejia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mejia? Mejia was ranked as the 300th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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What does the name Mejia mean?

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.