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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sanchez

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  • A submission from Zimbabwe says the name Sanchez means "Sanctified" and is of Spanish origin.
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  1. Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
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  1. Alternative form of Sánchez

Notable Persons Named Sanchez

Sanchez Watt is a soccer player for the Kerala Blasters FC, Senrab F.C., Arsenal F.C., Southend United F.C., Leeds United F.C., Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Crawley Town F.C., Colchester United F.C., England national under-16 football team, England national under-17 football team, and England nati. Sanchez was born on February 14th, 1991 in Hackney, London, England. Sanchez is also known as Herschel Oulio Sanchez Watt.

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Sanchez is a reggae, dancehall, rhythm, blues, lovers rock, and gospel music singing and record producer. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1987 to present. Sanchez was given the name Kevin Anthony Jackson on November 30th, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. Sanchez is also known as Kevin Anthony Jackson.

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Sanchez was born on June 28th, 1859. He died on January 26th, 1935.

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Sánchez Lage was a soccer player for the Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlético Banfield, Club Atlético Huracán, Club Atlético Atlanta, Real Oviedo, Valencia CF, Deportivo de La Coruña, and Levante UD. Sánchez was born on May 11th, 1931 in Buenos Aires. He breathed his last breath on December 31st, 2004.

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Sánchez is also known as Bono Patre. He breathed his last breath on September 1st, 1054.

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Sánchez was born on November 28th, 1957 in Madrid, Spain. Sánchez is also known as Aguiar and Sánchez.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanchez

Penélope Cruz is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1989. Penélope was given the name Penélope Cruz Sánchez on April 28th, 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.

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Benicio del Toro is an actor and film producer. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Benicio was given the name Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez on February 19th, 1967 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Omayra was given the name Omayra Sánchez Garzón on August 29th, 1972. She passed away on November 16th, 1985.

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Ilich was born on October 12th, 1949 in Caracas. Ilich is also known as Carlos, Carlos the Jackal, and Carlos; Jackal; Carlos the Jackal.

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Mark Sanchez is a football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. Mark was born on November 11th, 1986 in Long Beach, California.

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Loretta Sánchez is an office holder. Loretta was born on January 7th, 1960 in Lynwood, California.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 7 0 7
1962 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 8 0 8
1973 5 0 5
1974 11 0 11
1975 9 0 9
1976 16 0 16
1977 13 0 13
1978 16 0 16
1979 19 0 19
1980 36 6 30
1981 22 0 22
1982 33 5 28
1983 19 0 19
1984 29 0 29
1985 19 0 19
1986 25 0 25
1987 26 0 26
1988 19 0 19
1989 41 6 35
1990 39 0 39
1991 32 0 32
1992 22 0 22
1993 21 0 21
1994 25 0 25
1995 15 0 15
1996 18 0 18
1997 17 0 17
1998 22 0 22
1999 20 0 20
2000 26 0 26
2001 19 0 19
2002 20 0 20
2003 14 0 14
2004 18 0 18
2005 14 0 14
2006 25 0 25
2007 17 0 17
2008 15 0 15
2009 15 0 15
2010 14 0 14
2011 20 0 20
2012 16 0 16
2013 16 0 16
2014 17 0 17
2015 10 0 10
2016 10 0 10
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Sanchez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sanchez U.S.
  White 4.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sanchez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Sanchez

  • How Popular is the name Sanchez? Sanchez is the 11,045th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sanchez was the 26th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sanchez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 931 babies born with the first name Sanchez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanchez to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sanchez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Sanchez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanchez is Monday, November 22nd, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Sanchez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanchez was in 1990 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Sanchez Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sanchez is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Sanchez: Your name in reverse order is Zehcnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nezshac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sanchez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 612,752 people with the last name Sanchez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanchez? Sanchez was ranked as the 26th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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