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Porfirio

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 7 0 7
1905 5 0 5
1910 8 0 8
1912 7 0 7
1913 17 0 17
1914 15 0 15
1915 9 0 9
1916 17 0 17
1917 27 0 27
1918 23 0 23
1919 29 0 29
1920 46 0 46
1921 56 0 56
1922 32 0 32
1923 28 0 28
1924 33 0 33
1925 43 0 43
1926 43 0 43
1927 38 0 38
1928 47 0 47
1929 43 0 43
1930 47 0 47
1931 37 0 37
1932 50 0 50
1933 22 0 22
1934 34 0 34
1935 28 0 28
1936 21 0 21
1937 32 0 32
1938 27 0 27
1939 26 0 26
1940 29 0 29
1941 40 0 40
1942 36 0 36
1943 21 0 21
1944 32 0 32
1945 41 0 41
1946 35 0 35
1947 48 0 48
1948 47 0 47
1949 31 0 31
1950 32 0 32
1951 36 0 36
1952 34 0 34
1953 25 0 25
1954 23 0 23
1955 39 0 39
1956 46 0 46
1957 29 0 29
1958 33 0 33
1959 43 0 43
1960 37 0 37
1961 35 0 35
1962 40 0 40
1963 37 0 37
1964 31 0 31
1965 24 0 24
1966 44 0 44
1967 36 0 36
1968 30 0 30
1969 28 0 28
1970 30 0 30
1971 43 0 43
1972 43 0 43
1973 37 0 37
1974 29 0 29
1975 36 0 36
1976 48 0 48
1977 46 0 46
1978 37 0 37
1979 46 0 46
1980 40 0 40
1981 37 0 37
1982 37 0 37
1983 38 0 38
1984 42 0 42
1985 38 0 38
1986 36 0 36
1987 24 0 24
1988 47 0 47
1989 30 0 30
1990 43 0 43
1991 31 0 31
1992 35 0 35
1993 33 0 33
1994 45 0 45
1995 37 0 37
1996 34 0 34
1997 37 0 37
1998 41 0 41
1999 24 0 24
2000 40 0 40
2001 26 0 26
2002 27 0 27
2003 25 0 25
2004 23 0 23
2005 28 0 28
2006 22 0 22
2007 22 0 22
2008 22 0 22
2009 17 0 17
2010 15 0 15
2011 16 0 16
2012 19 0 19
2013 14 0 14
2014 11 0 11
2015 13 0 13

Fun Facts about the name Porfirio

  • How many people with the first name Porfirio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,403 babies born with the first name Porfirio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Porfirio to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Porfirio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Porfirio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Porfirio is Friday, December 15th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Porfirio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Porfirio was in 1921 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Porfirio Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Porfirio ranks 105th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 10 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Porfirio: Your name in reverse order is Oirifrop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ofpoirir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Porfirio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 479 people with the last name Porfirio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Porfirio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Porfirio as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Porfirio as a first name

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Popularity of Porfirio as a last name

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Common last names for Porfirio

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  • Hernandez
  • Gonzalez
  • Perez
  • Rivera
  • Lopez
  • Ramirez
  • Gonzales
  • Torres
  • Garza
  • Chavez
  • Cruz
  • Rios

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Porfirio U.S.
  White 30.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Porfirio

People with the last name Porfirio 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 "Porfirio" mean? The list below shows the origins of Porfirio as well as things modernly associated with the name Porfirio such as celebrities named Porfirio.

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Origin and Meaning of Porfirio

The name "Porfirio" is of Italian origin, and it means "Purple". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Porfirio

Porfirio Díaz

Porfirio Díaz was a President of Mexico. Porfirio was born on September 15th, 1830 in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. He left this life on July 2nd, 1915.

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Porfirio Rubirosa

Porfirio Rubirosa was a diplomat, polo player, race car driver, and polo. Porfirio was given the name Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza on January 22nd, 1909 in San Francisco de Macorís. He died on July 5th, 1965.

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Porfirio Salinas

Porfirio Salinas was a noteworthy individual in the field of landscape painting. Porfirio was born on November 6th, 1910 in Bastrop, Texas. He passed away on April 18th, 1973.

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Porfirio Becerril

Porfirio Becerril is a notable person. Porfirio was born on July 31st, 1955.

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Billy Berroa

Billy Berroa was a notable human. Billy was given the name Porfirio Antonio Berroa Carbucia on February 27th, 1928 in San Pedro de Macorís. He left this life on October 17th, 2007.

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Porfirio López

Porfirio López is a soccer player for the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, Santos de Guápiles, Puntarenas F.C., Dalian Shide F.C., Philadelphia Union, and Costa Rica national football team. Porfirio was born on September 10th, 1985 in San José, Costa Rica.

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  • Porfirio DiDonna
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Porfirio

Hugo Porfírio

Hugo Porfírio is a soccer player for the Sporting Clube de Portugal, F.C. Tirsense, U.D. Leiria, West Ham United F.C., Racing de Santander, S.L. Benfica, Nottingham Forest F.C., C.S. Marítimo, S.L. Benfica B, S.U. 1º de Dezembro, Clube Oriental de Lisboa, Al-Nassr FC, and Portugal national under-20. Hugo was born on September 28th, 1973 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Alex Porfirio

Alex Porfirio is a soccer player for the Associação Esportiva Velo Clube Rioclarense, São Carlos Futebol Clube, and FC BATE Borisov. Alex was born on May 29th, 1988 in Alvorada.

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What does the name Porfirio mean?

Pis for patience, the best of you!

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Fis for feeling, your sympathetic way.

Iis for ideas, that you bring to life.

Ris for respect, earned through your actions

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

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