Refugio

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
378
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Refugio

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

U is for unique, your love of life.

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Notable Persons Named Refugio

Isabela Corona was an actress, actress (theater, film, and tv). She was most prominent from 1930 to 1990. Isabela was given the name Refugio Pérez Frías on July 2nd, 1913 in Autlán. She died on July 8th, 1993.

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Refugio was born on July 4th, 1905. He died in 1988.

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How popular is the baby name Refugio in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1890 5 5 0
1892 8 8 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 7 7 0
1897 7 7 0
1900 11 6 5
1901 6 6 0
1902 10 5 5
1904 9 9 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 16 10 6
1907 15 9 6
1908 11 11 0
1909 16 7 9
1910 18 9 9
1911 13 5 8
1912 25 14 11
1913 25 5 20
1914 34 6 28
1915 43 18 25
1916 49 14 35
1917 49 18 31
1918 73 37 36
1919 65 20 45
1920 85 39 46
1921 66 26 40
1922 54 11 43
1923 73 25 48
1924 101 32 69
1925 82 25 57
1926 93 35 58
1927 106 36 70
1928 89 27 62
1929 80 28 52
1930 76 23 53
1931 71 17 54
1932 71 20 51
1933 53 9 44
1934 60 15 45
1935 39 6 33
1936 47 11 36
1937 49 0 49
1938 61 11 50
1939 58 19 39
1940 45 7 38
1941 44 9 35
1942 48 10 38
1943 63 10 53
1944 49 5 44
1945 57 6 51
1946 62 9 53
1947 59 7 52
1948 67 6 61
1949 63 6 57
1950 48 8 40
1951 59 7 52
1952 49 10 39
1953 44 6 38
1954 59 9 50
1955 45 7 38
1956 37 0 37
1957 54 5 49
1958 33 0 33
1959 44 8 36
1960 42 0 42
1961 32 0 32
1962 44 6 38
1963 28 0 28
1964 31 0 31
1965 36 0 36
1966 35 5 30
1967 24 0 24
1968 39 5 34
1969 39 0 39
1970 34 0 34
1971 46 6 40
1972 33 0 33
1973 39 0 39
1974 56 7 49
1975 65 10 55
1976 46 5 41
1977 47 0 47
1978 39 0 39
1979 54 7 47
1980 45 0 45
1981 57 0 57
1982 53 5 48
1983 47 5 42
1984 42 0 42
1985 43 0 43
1986 30 0 30
1987 25 0 25
1988 34 5 29
1989 29 0 29
1990 32 0 32
1991 42 0 42
1992 45 0 45
1993 28 0 28
1994 38 0 38
1995 23 0 23
1996 34 0 34
1997 31 0 31
1998 18 0 18
1999 30 0 30
2000 23 0 23
2001 29 0 29
2002 27 0 27
2003 21 0 21
2004 12 0 12
2005 24 0 24
2006 26 0 26
2007 22 0 22
2008 11 0 11
2009 12 0 12
2010 10 0 10
2011 12 0 12
2013 15 0 15
2014 8 0 8
2015 6 0 6
2016 8 0 8
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Refugio as a first name

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Common last names for Refugio

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Rodriguez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Gonzalez
  • Ramirez
  • Gutierrez
  • Perez
  • Gomez
  • Gonzales
  • Vasquez
  • Reyes
  • Torres
  • Flores
  • Chavez
  • Castillo
  • Ruiz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Refugio U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 87.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Refugio

People with the last name Refugio are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Refugio

  • How Popular is the name Refugio? Refugio is the 3,900th most popular name of all time. As a last name Refugio was the 54,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Refugio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,784 babies born with the first name Refugio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Refugio to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Refugio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Refugio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Refugio is Monday, July 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Refugio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Refugio was in 1927 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Refugio Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Refugio ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 11 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Refugio: Your name in reverse order is Oigufer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iugreof. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Refugio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 378 people with the last name Refugio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Refugio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Refugio as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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