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Pedro

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 31 0 31
1881 14 0 14
1882 27 0 27
1883 18 0 18
1884 30 0 30
1885 23 0 23
1886 24 0 24
1887 19 0 19
1888 25 0 25
1889 26 0 26
1890 32 0 32
1891 25 0 25
1892 28 0 28
1893 31 0 31
1894 32 0 32
1895 23 0 23
1896 40 0 40
1897 21 0 21
1898 27 0 27
1899 25 0 25
1900 44 0 44
1901 36 0 36
1902 44 0 44
1903 44 0 44
1904 43 0 43
1905 51 0 51
1906 50 0 50
1907 66 0 66
1908 53 0 53
1909 56 0 56
1910 83 0 83
1911 76 0 76
1912 120 0 120
1913 127 0 127
1914 162 0 162
1915 193 0 193
1916 200 0 200
1917 231 0 231
1918 226 0 226
1919 232 0 232
1920 279 0 279
1921 326 0 326
1922 330 0 330
1923 341 0 341
1924 434 0 434
1925 422 0 422
1926 404 0 404
1927 421 9 412
1928 487 7 480
1929 480 8 472
1930 510 10 500
1931 367 0 367
1932 357 10 347
1933 310 0 310
1934 363 0 363
1935 362 5 357
1936 315 0 315
1937 325 0 325
1938 298 0 298
1939 325 0 325
1940 316 0 316
1941 345 6 339
1942 332 6 326
1943 362 5 357
1944 396 0 396
1945 373 6 367
1946 444 0 444
1947 464 7 457
1948 534 5 529
1949 521 9 512
1950 534 0 534
1951 524 0 524
1952 542 0 542
1953 560 11 549
1954 605 5 600
1955 556 6 550
1956 595 6 589
1957 611 0 611
1958 619 6 613
1959 659 5 654
1960 662 0 662
1961 619 6 613
1962 714 6 708
1963 642 0 642
1964 715 7 708
1965 708 6 702
1966 683 6 677
1967 739 6 733
1968 788 0 788
1969 851 9 842
1970 900 13 887
1971 921 7 914
1972 841 0 841
1973 876 11 865
1974 990 11 979
1975 990 7 983
1976 969 14 955
1977 969 12 957
1978 1,023 5 1,018
1979 1,107 9 1,098
1980 1,102 12 1,090
1981 1,239 13 1,226
1982 1,218 15 1,203
1983 1,094 6 1,088
1984 1,130 10 1,120
1985 1,257 11 1,246
1986 1,181 18 1,163
1987 1,268 12 1,256
1988 1,316 11 1,305
1989 1,478 9 1,469
1990 1,549 8 1,541
1991 1,625 13 1,612
1992 1,685 17 1,668
1993 1,676 10 1,666
1994 1,641 13 1,628
1995 1,594 9 1,585
1996 1,576 10 1,566
1997 1,508 10 1,498
1998 1,678 6 1,672
1999 1,697 7 1,690
2000 1,708 7 1,701
2001 1,695 0 1,695
2002 1,554 0 1,554
2003 1,558 0 1,558
2004 1,522 5 1,517
2005 1,645 0 1,645
2006 1,648 0 1,648
2007 1,609 0 1,609
2008 1,406 0 1,406
2009 1,276 0 1,276
2010 1,192 0 1,192
2011 1,048 0 1,048
2012 1,016 0 1,016
2013 924 0 924
2014 903 0 903
2015 868 0 868

Fun Facts about the name Pedro

  • How many people with the first name Pedro have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,797 babies born with the first name Pedro in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pedro to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pedro? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 31 new born babies.
  • When was Pedro first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pedro is Monday, September 28th, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Pedro born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pedro was in 2000 with a total of 1,701 babies. That's a lot of babies named Pedro!
  • Random Pedro Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pedro ranks 58th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 24 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Pedro: Your name in reverse order is Ordep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pdero. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pedro? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,649 people with the last name Pedro.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pedro? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Pedro as their last name.

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Popularity of Pedro as a first name

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Popularity of Pedro as a last name

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Common last names for Pedro

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramirez
  • Ortiz
  • Cruz
  • Diaz
  • Morales
  • Ramos
  • Reyes
  • Flores
  • Santiago
  • Gomez

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pedro U.S.
  White 35.40% 64.26%
  African American 5.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 42.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pedro

People with the last name Pedro are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Pedro

The name "Pedro" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pe"dro
The five of trumps in certain varieties of auction pitch.A variety of auction pitch in which the five of trumps counts five.

Etymology: From Sp. Pedro Peter, L. Petrus, Gr. Pe`tros

Wiktionary

Spanish, given name, equivalent to Peter.

  1. An American trick-taking card game of the all fours family.
  2. The five of trumps in certain card games.

Pedro was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Pedro

Pedro II

Pedro II was royalty. His career lasted from 1831 to 1831. Pedro was born as the child of Pedro I of Brazil and Maria Leopoldina of Austria on December 2nd, 1825 in Paço de São Cristóvão. He passed away on December 5th, 1891.

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Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal is an actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Pedro was given the name Jose Pedro Balmaceda Pascal on April 2nd, 1975 in Santiago.

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Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar is a filmmaking and filmmaker. He has been prominent since 1974. Pedro was given the name Pedro Almodóvar Caballero on September 25th, 1949 in Calzada de Calatrava.

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Pedro

Pedro is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., CD San Isidro, FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona C, FC Barcelona B, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national football team. Pedro was born on July 28th, 1987 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is a Minister of Economy, Finance, Minister of Energy, Mines, Prime Minister of Peru, Ministry of Economy, Finance (Peru), Ministry of Energy, and Mines (Peru). He was most active from 2005 to 2006. Pedro was born on October 3rd, 1938 in Lima.

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Pedro López

Pedro López is a criminal. Pedro is also known as The Monster of the Andes and The Monster of theAndes.

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  • Pedro I of Brazil
    (royalty)
  • Pedro Martínez
    (baseball player)
  • Pedro Álvares Cabral
    (fleet commander for portugal)
  • Pedro Zamora
    (reality television personality)
  • Pedro Morales
    (wrestler)
  • Pedro Lascuráin
    (President of Mexico)
  • Pedro Armendáriz
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Pedro Obiang
    (soccer player)
  • Pedro Knight
    (trumpeter)
  • Pedro Menéndez de Avilés
    (admiral; 16th-century colonial governor of la florida and cuba)
  • Pedro de Alvarado
    (notable individual)
  • Pedro Sánchez
    (Secretary-General of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party)
  • Pedro Álvarez
    (baseball player)
  • Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    (writer)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pedro

Pedro

Pedro is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., CD San Isidro, FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona C, FC Barcelona B, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national football team. Pedro was born on July 28th, 1987 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

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Lucio San Pedro

Lucio San Pedro was a composer and teacher. Lucio was given the name Lucio D. San Pedro, Sr. on February 11th, 1913 in Angono, Rizal. Lucio is also known as LSP. He died on March 31st, 2002.

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Prince Pedro

Prince Pedro is a famed somebody. He holds the title Duke of Calabria. His career lasted from 5 to 2015. Prince was born as the child of Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, Princess Anne, and Duchess of Calabria on October 16th, 1968 in Madrid, Spain. Prince is also known as Pedro Juan Maria Alejo Saturnino y Todos los Santos.

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Rui Pedro

Rui Pedro is a soccer player for the Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., FC Porto, C.F. Estrela da Amadora, Portimonense S.C., Gil Vicente F.C., Leixões S.C., CFR Cluj, Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-18 fo. Rui was born on July 2nd, 1988 in Vila Nova de Gaia. Rui is also known as Rui Pedro.

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Sharlene San Pedro

Sharlene San Pedro is an actress, vj, child actor, and vj (media personality). She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Sharlene was born on April 5th, 1999 in Pulilan, Bulacan, Philippines. Sharlene is also known as Shar.

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João Pedro

João Pedro is a soccer player for the Cagliari Calcio, Clube Atlético Mineiro, U.S. Città di Palermo, Vitória S.C., Peñarol, Santos FC, G.D. Estoril Praia, and Brazil national under-17 football team. João was born on March 9th, 1992 in Ipatinga.

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What does the name Pedro mean?

Pis for playful, the fun side of you.

Eis for enrich, a quality you share.

Dis for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Ois for objective, always impartial

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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.

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