Rufino

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rufino

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  • A submission from Belgium says the name Rufino means "Red Haired" and is of Italian origin.
Other origins: Filipino (Philippines) and Spanish

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Notable Persons Named Rufino

Rufino Tamayo was an artist. Rufino was born Rufino Tamayo on August 25th, 1899 in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico. He breathed his last breath on June 24th, 1991.

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Raffy Tima is a journalist, presenter, television producer, producer, and director. His ongoing career started in 2000. Raffy was given the name Rufino Tima, Jr. on January 7th, 1975 in Philippines.

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Rufino is a soccer player for the Kitchee SC, Rayo Vallecano, Rayo Vallecano B, Atlético Madrid B, Atlético Madrid, Albacete Balompié, Real Valladolid B, Águilas CF, UD Melilla, CD Toledo, Budapest Honvéd FC, Burgos CF, Huracán Valencia CF, and ACS Poli Timișoara. Rufino was born on March 1st, 1985 in Madrid, Spain.

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Rufino J. Cardinal Santos was a cardinal. His career lasted from 1953 to 1973. Rufino was born on August 26th, 1908. He breathed his last breath on September 3rd, 1973.

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Junix Inocian was an actor and comedian. Junix was given the name Rufino Duran Inocian, Jr. on March 17th, 1951 in Iligan. He left this life on June 13th, 2015.

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Rufino Jose Cuervo was a philologist, writer, linguist, philology, and linguistics. Rufino was given the name Rufino José Cuervo Urisarri on September 19th, 1844 in Bogotá, Colombia. He left this life on July 17th, 1911.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rufino

Rufino is a soccer player for the Kitchee SC, Rayo Vallecano, Rayo Vallecano B, Atlético Madrid B, Atlético Madrid, Albacete Balompié, Real Valladolid B, Águilas CF, UD Melilla, CD Toledo, Budapest Honvéd FC, Burgos CF, Huracán Valencia CF, and ACS Poli Timișoara. Rufino was born on March 1st, 1985 in Madrid, Spain.

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JManuel José Gómez Rufino was a Governor of San Juan Province, Argentina, and Governor ofSan Juan Province. JManuel was born in 1820 in San Juan, Argentina. He left this life in 1882.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1916 6 0 6
1917 9 0 9
1918 7 0 7
1919 5 0 5
1920 13 0 13
1921 12 0 12
1922 13 0 13
1923 14 0 14
1924 10 0 10
1925 16 0 16
1926 13 0 13
1927 32 0 32
1928 20 0 20
1929 11 0 11
1930 13 0 13
1931 13 0 13
1933 15 0 15
1934 17 0 17
1935 8 0 8
1936 14 0 14
1937 10 0 10
1938 13 0 13
1939 16 0 16
1940 15 0 15
1941 16 0 16
1942 15 0 15
1943 13 0 13
1944 18 0 18
1945 7 0 7
1946 15 0 15
1947 17 0 17
1948 22 0 22
1949 14 0 14
1950 11 0 11
1951 18 0 18
1952 17 0 17
1953 18 0 18
1954 17 0 17
1955 15 0 15
1956 17 0 17
1957 14 0 14
1958 12 0 12
1959 14 0 14
1960 12 0 12
1961 18 0 18
1962 14 0 14
1963 15 0 15
1964 15 0 15
1965 9 0 9
1966 14 0 14
1967 15 0 15
1968 19 0 19
1969 15 0 15
1970 16 0 16
1971 9 0 9
1972 9 0 9
1973 16 0 16
1974 14 0 14
1975 21 0 21
1976 13 0 13
1977 11 0 11
1978 21 0 21
1979 16 0 16
1980 22 0 22
1981 25 0 25
1982 17 0 17
1983 17 0 17
1984 12 0 12
1985 23 0 23
1986 18 0 18
1987 15 0 15
1988 22 0 22
1989 17 0 17
1990 23 0 23
1991 17 0 17
1992 22 0 22
1993 17 0 17
1994 19 0 19
1995 24 0 24
1996 26 0 26
1997 21 0 21
1998 15 0 15
1999 17 0 17
2000 29 0 29
2001 18 0 18
2002 11 0 11
2003 15 0 15
2004 22 0 22
2005 17 0 17
2006 27 0 27
2007 23 0 23
2008 23 0 23
2009 17 0 17
2010 11 0 11
2011 18 0 18
2012 12 0 12
2013 12 0 12
2014 7 0 7
2015 7 0 7
2016 8 0 8
2017 10 0 10
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Rufino

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Rufino as a last name

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Common last names for Rufino

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Lopez
  • Santiago
  • Fernandez
  • Cruz
  • Reyes
  • Flores

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rufino U.S.
  White 17.44% 64.26%
  African American 1.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rufino

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rufino

  • How Popular is the name Rufino? Rufino is the 7,886th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rufino was the 20,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rufino have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,579 babies born with the first name Rufino in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rufino to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rufino? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rufino first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rufino is Wednesday, July 10th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Rufino born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rufino was in 1927 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Rufino Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rufino is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Rufino: Your name in reverse order is Onifur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unrifo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rufino? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,267 people with the last name Rufino.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rufino? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rufino as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k 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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