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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Portilla

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Alt. Meaning

P is for pure, the spiritual side of you.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

T is for try, as hard as you can

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons Named Portilla

Portilla was born in 1922. She died in 2005.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Portilla

Anahí is a singer, actress, philanthropist, designer, first lady, and actor. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Anahí was given the name Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla on May 14th, 1983 in Mexico City.


Miguel was born on January 30th, 1963 in Miami.


Cristian Portilla is a soccer player for the FC Tatabánya, Racing de Santander, Racing de Santander B, Racing de Ferrol, SD Ponferradina, Sporting de Gijón B, Sporting de Gijón, Aris Thessaloniki F.C., CD Atlético Baleares, Glyfada F.C., Budapest Honvéd FC, Mitra Kukar F.C., Ermis Aradippou, and Spain n. Cristian was born on August 28th, 1988 in Santander, Spain.


Gilberto "Papi" Oviedo is a son (music) musician. He plays Tres (instrument). His ongoing career started in 1952. Gilberto was given the name Gilberto Oviedo la Portilla on February 9th, 1938 in La Habana, Cuba.


Jose Portilla is a football player. Jose was born on September 11th, 1972 in Zaragoza Municipality, Coahuila.


Alex was born on August 25th, 1964 in Miami.


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Popularity of Portilla as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Portilla U.S.
  White 8.65% 64.26%
  African American 0.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Portilla

People with the last name Portilla are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Portilla

  • How Popular is the name Portilla? As a last name Portilla was the 19,229th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Portilla? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Portilla was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Portilla: Your name in reverse order is Allitrop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Italoprl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Portilla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,411 people with the last name Portilla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Portilla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Portilla as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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