• 284 Paco


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

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

Origin and Meaning of Paco

"Paco" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Free". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. [Zoöl] Same as Alpaca.
  2. Etymology: Peruv. paco pacu, red, reddish, reddish ore containing silver; perh. a different word

    [Min] An earthy-looking ore, consisting of brown oxide of iron with minute particles of native silver.

Etymology: Sp. paco, fr. Peruv. paco. Cf. Alpaca

  1. A male given name of Spanish origin.

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

Notable Persons With the Name Paco

Paco Alcácer is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, Valencia CF Mestalla, Getafe CF, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-18 football team. Paco was born on August 30th, 1993 in Torrent, Spain. Paco is also known as Alcácer García and Francisco.


Paco de Lucía was a flamenco, classical music, and jazz guitarist and composer. He plays Guitar. He was most active from 1958 to 2014. Paco was given the name Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gómez . He passed away on February 25th, 2014.


Paco Gento is a soccer player for the Racing de Santander B, Racing de Santander, Real Madrid C.F., and Spain national football team. Paco was born on October 21st, 1933 in Guarnizo, El Astillero, Spain.


Paco Rabanne is a fashion designer. Paco was given the name Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo on February 18th, 1934 in Pasajes, Basque Country, Spain.


Paco Jémez is a soccer player for the Rayo Vallecano, Córdoba CF, Real Murcia, Deportivo de La Coruña, Real Zaragoza, CD Lugo, and Spain national football team. Paco was born on April 18th, 1970 in Las Palmas.


Paco Llorente is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., CD Móstoles, Atlético Madrid B, Atlético Madrid, SD Compostela, Spain national under-21 football team, Spain national under-23 football team, and Spain national football team. Paco was born on May 21st, 1965 in Valladolid. Paco is also known as Llorente and Paco.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Paco

Viktor Paço is a soccer player for the Flamurtari Vlorë, Atlético Madrid, AEK Athens F.C., AEK Larnaca F.C., NK Maribor, HNK Hajduk Split, Hapoel Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Haifa F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Kocaelispor, Rochester Rhinos, and Albania national football team. Viktor was born on February 14th, 1974 in Vlorë.


Janaq Paço was a famed individual. Janaq was born in 1914 in Konitsa. He passed away in 1991.


Raffaele di Paco was a leading human. Raffaele was born on July 6th, 1908 in Fauglia. He died on May 21st, 1996.


Alain Paco is a noteworthy individual. Alain was born on March 1st, 1952 in Béziers.


Paco is a soccer player for the Levante UD, Atlético Levante UD, Águilas CF, Novelda CF, Algeciras CF, Jerez CF, CD Dénia, UD Alzira, Catarroja CF, and Huracán Valencia CF. Paco was born on March 15th, 1979 in Valencia, Spain. Paco is also known as Paco.


Adriano Filipe Paço is an important individual. Adriano was born on January 28th, 1976.


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Popularity of Paco as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paco U.S.
  White 14.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paco

People with the last name Paco are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Paco

  • How Popular is the name Paco? Paco is the 21,690th most popular name of all time. As a last name Paco was the 51,610th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Paco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 284 babies born with the first name Paco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Paco to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paco is Sunday, February 17th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Paco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paco was in 2007 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Paco Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Paco is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Paco: Your name in reverse order is Ocap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acpo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 403 people with the last name Paco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paco? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Paco as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Paco's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Paco mean?

Pis for patriot, your love of country.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Cis for caring, your finest trait.

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.