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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Negrete

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

G is for great, that describes you.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

T is for try, as hard as you can

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Negrete

Jorge Negrete was a musician. His career lasted from 1931 to 1953. Jorge was given the name Jorge Alberto Negrete Moreno on November 30th, 1911 in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. He breathed his last breath on December 5th, 1953.


Manuel Negrete is a soccer player for the Club Universidad Nacional, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Sporting de Gijón, C.F. Monterrey, Atlante F.C., Toros Neza, and Mexico national football team. Manuel was born on March 11th, 1959 in Ciudad Altamirano, Mexico.


Pedro Celestino Negrete was a Supreme Executive Power. Pedro was born on May 14th, 1777 in Basque Country, Spain. He passed away on April 11th, 1846.




Fidel was born on February 23rd, 1932.


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Popularity of Negrete as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Negrete U.S.
  White 5.07% 64.26%
  African American 0.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Negrete

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

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Fun Facts about the name Negrete

  • How Popular is the name Negrete? As a last name Negrete was the 2,384th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Negrete? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Negrete was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Negrete: Your name in reverse order is Etergen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ereentg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Negrete? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,245 people with the last name Negrete.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Negrete? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Negrete as their last name.

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