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Origin and Meaning of Segovia

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  1. Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)

From Spanish Segovia, from Latin Segovia, from Celtiberian Segobriga; from sego (“victory”) + briga (“city, stronghold, strength”). Related city names include Segeda and Segontia.

  1. A city in Castile, Spain
  2. A province in Castile, Spain
  3. The letter S in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

Segovia was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Segovia

Andrés Segovia was a list of classical guitarists and classical guitarist. Andrés was given the name Andrés Segovia Torres on February 21st, 1893 in Linares, Jaén. He left this life on June 2nd, 1987.


She left this life on July 5th, 1851.


Carlos was born on May 22nd, 1970.


Zack Segovia is a baseball player for the Free agent. Zack was born on April 11th, 1983 in Dallas.


Lina Morgan was an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1949 to 2008. Lina was given the name María de los Ángeles López Segovia on March 20th, 1936 in Madrid. She died on August 19th, 2015.


José Segovia is a soccer player for the UE Sant Andreu, CE L'Hospitalet, UE Cornellà, Villarreal CF C, Villarreal CF B, UE Llagostera, UE Olot, CF Montañesa, FC Santboià, UE Rubí, and AEC Manlleu. José was born on April 13th, 1991 in L'Hospitalet, Spain. José is also known as Segovia and José.


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Popularity of Segovia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Segovia U.S.
  White 5.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Segovia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Segovia

  • How Popular is the name Segovia? As a last name Segovia was the 2,733rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Segovia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Segovia is Tuesday, February 25th, 1913.
  • How unique is the name Segovia? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Segovia. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Segovia: Your name in reverse order is Aivoges. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gisvoea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Segovia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,182 people with the last name Segovia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Segovia? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Segovia as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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