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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Peixoto

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P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

T is for tender, loving nature.

O is for original, one of a kind!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Peixoto

Floriano Peixoto was a president. He was most active from 1891 to 1894. His military service ended in 1889. Floriano was born on April 30th, 1839 in Maceió. He passed away on July 29th, 1895.


Marcelo D2 is a hip hop music, rock music, and samba singer-songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 1998. Marcelo was given the name Marcelo Maldonado Peixoto on November 5th, 1967 in Rio de Janeiro.


Cauby Peixoto is a singer and composer. He was most prominent from 1947 to present. Cauby was born Cauby Peixoto on February 10th, 1931 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cauby is also known as Ron Coby and Coby Dijon.


César Peixoto is a soccer player for the Vitória S.C., C.F. Os Belenenses, FC Porto, RCD Espanyol, S.C. Braga, S.L. Benfica, Gil Vicente F.C., Portugal national under-21 football team, and Portugal national football team. César was born on May 12th, 1980 in Guimarães, Portugal.


Jose was born on September 4th, 1974.


Mário Peixoto was a film editing and editor. Mário was given the name Mário Rodrigues Breves Peixoto on March 25th, 1908 in Brussels. He passed away on February 3rd, 1992.


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Popularity of Peixoto as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peixoto U.S.
  White 90.82% 64.26%
  African American 1.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peixoto

People with the last name Peixoto are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Peixoto

  • How Popular is the name Peixoto? As a last name Peixoto was the 28,437th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Peixoto? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Peixoto was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Peixoto: Your name in reverse order is Otoxiep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Optoeix. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peixoto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 839 people with the last name Peixoto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peixoto? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Peixoto as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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