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Origin and Meaning of Paixao

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Paixao is of Portuguese origin and means "Passion".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Paixao

Flávio Paixão is a soccer player for the Lechia Gdańsk, G.D. Sesimbra, FC Porto B, CF Villanovense, Real Jaén, Benidorm CF, Hamilton Academical F.C., Tractor Sazi F.C., and Śląsk Wrocław. Flávio was born on September 19th, 1984 in Sesimbra.


Marco Paixão is a soccer player for the Lechia Gdańsk, G.D. Sesimbra, FC Porto B, CD Guijuelo, Logroñés CF, Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, Hamilton Academical F.C., Naft Tehran F.C., Ethnikos Achna FC, Śląsk Wrocław, and AC Sparta Prague. Marco was born on September 19th, 1984 in Sesimbra, Portugal.


Fredson was born in 1979 in Manaus.


Jorge Paixão is a soccer player for the C.D. Mafra, Almada A.C., Amora F.C., S.L. Benfica, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., C.F. União de Coimbra, Louletano D.C., GD Bragança, Portugal national under-16 football team, and Portugal national under-18 football team. Jorge was born on December 19th, 1965 in Almada, Portugal.


Tainá Paixão is a basketball player for the América Basquete Recife. Tainá was born on November 29th, 1991 in São Paulo.


Liliana was born on March 3rd, 1988.


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Popularity of Paixao as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paixao U.S.
  White 83.83% 64.26%
  African American 7.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paixao

People with the last name Paixao are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Paixao

  • How Popular is the name Paixao? As a last name Paixao was the 80,678th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Paixao? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Paixao was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Paixao: Your name in reverse order is Oaxiap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Xaopai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paixao? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 235 people with the last name Paixao.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paixao? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Paixao as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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