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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Melendez

  • When was the first name Melendez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Melendez is Wednesday, August 24th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Melendez? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Melendez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Melendez: Your name in reverse order is Zednelem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Melezedn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melendez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 56,230 people with the last name Melendez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melendez? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Melendez as their last name.
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Popularity of Melendez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melendez U.S.
  White 4.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melendez

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Melendez" mean? The list below shows the origins of Melendez as well as things modernly associated with the name Melendez such as celebrities named Melendez.

  1. A surname​.

What does the name Melendez mean?

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Zis for zeal, your zest for life.

Past life for Melendez born Aug 11, 1925

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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