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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Murillo

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Murillo means "Great wall builder" and is of Italian origin.
  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Murillo is of Spanish origin and means "Small Wall".
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  1. Spanish painter (1617-1682)
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Murillo

Jeison Murillo is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, Deportivo Cali, Udinese Calcio, Granada CF B, Granada CF, Cádiz CF, UD Las Palmas, Colombia national under-17 football team, Colombia national under-20 football team, and Colombia national football team. Jeison was born on May 27th, 1992 in Cali, Colombia.


Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was an artist in the fields of painting and drawing. Bartolomé was born in Seville. He died on April 3rd, 1682.


Rosario Murillo is a poet and spokeswoman. Rosario was born on June 22nd, 1951 in Managua.


Jhon Murillo is a soccer player for the C.D. Tondela, S.L. Benfica, Zamora FC, Venezuela national under-20 football team, and Venezuela national football team. Jhon was born on June 4th, 1995 in El Nula, Venezuela.


Murcof is an electronica, ambient music, contemporary classical music, glitch (music), minimal techno, and intelligent dance music musician. He plays Laptop, Piano, Cello, and Synthesizer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Murcof was given the name Fernando Corona Murillo on July 26th, 1970 in Tijuana.


Manuel Elkin Patarroyo is a medician. Manuel was given the name Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Murillo on November 3rd, 1946 in Ataco.


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Popularity of Murillo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Murillo U.S.
  White 4.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Murillo

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

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Fun Facts about the name Murillo

  • How Popular is the name Murillo? As a last name Murillo was the 757th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Murillo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Murillo is Monday, December 27th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Murillo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Murillo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Murillo: Your name in reverse order is Ollirum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uliorlm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Murillo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 45,558 people with the last name Murillo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Murillo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 15 of them will have Murillo 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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