First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ortiz mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ortiz

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Ortiz means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Spanish

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Ortiz was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Ortiz

Ortiz is an athlete for the Inter FS, Carnicer Torrejón FS, Atlético Boadilla FS, UD Las Rozas Boadilla, Xota FS, and Spain national futsal team. Ortiz was born on October 3rd, 1983 in Madrid.


His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2010. Ortiz was born on February 10th, 1941 in Misantla.


Ortiz Miller is an athlete for the Ideal SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ortiz

David Ortiz is a baseball player for the Boston Red Sox. David was born on November 18th, 1975 in Santo Domingo.


Tito Ortiz is a martial artist. Tito was born on January 23rd, 1975 in Huntington Beach, California.


Luis was born on March 29th, 1979 in Camaguey, Cuba.


Vanessa Marcil is an actress. She has been prominent since 1992. Vanessa was given the name Sally Vanessa Ortiz on October 15th, 1968 in Indio, California, U.S.


Victor was born on January 31st, 1987 in Garden City, Kansas, U.S.


Letizia Ortiz is royalty. She was most prominent from 2014 to present. Letizia was born on September 15th, 1972 in Oviedo.


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International Interest for Ortiz

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ortiz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ortiz U.S.
  White 4.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ortiz

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ortiz

  • How Popular is the name Ortiz? Ortiz is the 77,850th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ortiz was the 68th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ortiz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Ortiz in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ortiz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ortiz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ortiz is Tuesday, October 17th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Ortiz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ortiz was in 1976 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ortiz: Your name in reverse order is Zitro. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tzroi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ortiz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 286,899 people with the last name Ortiz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ortiz? Ortiz was ranked as the 68th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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