Trinidad

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
13k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Trinidad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Trinidad as well as things modernly associated with the name Trinidad such as celebrities named Trinidad.

Origin and Meaning of Trinidad

"Trinidad" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Holy Trinity". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An island in West Indies just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
Wiktionary

Spanish trinidad (“trinity”), named after the Holy Trinity by Columbus to fulfill a religious vow.

  1. An island of the Caribbean and part of Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad was also found in the following language(s): Estonian and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Trinidad

Trinidad James is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Trinidad was given the name Nicholas Williams on September 23rd, 1987 in Port of Spain.

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Trini Lopez is a musician. He plays Gibson ES-335. He was most active from 1963 to present. Trini was given the name Trinidad López III on May 15th, 1937.

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Trini Alvarado is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1977. Trini was given the name Trinidad Alvarado on January 10th, 1967 in New York City.

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Trinidad Silva was an actor. His career lasted from 1977 to 1988. Trinidad was given the name Trinidad Silva, Jr. on January 30th, 1950 in Mission, Texas, U.S. He breathed his last breath on July 31st, 1988.

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Trinidad Pardo de Tavera was a writer, physician, naturalist, and historian. Trinidad was given the name Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera y Gorricho on April 13th, 1857 in Escolta Street. He left this life on March 26th, 1925.

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Trinidad Roxas was an office holder. Trinidad was born on October 4th, 1900. She breathed her last breath on June 20th, 1995.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Trinidad

Thea Trinidad is an influential person. Thea was born on December 27th, 1990 in Queens. Thea is also known as Rosita; Fly, Divina; Fly, and Snookie.

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Jr. Félix Trinidad is a boxer. Jr. was born on January 10th, 1973 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

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Simón Trinidad is a military person. His military service ended in 1987.

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TJ Trinidad is an actor, singing, model (people), singer, and model. He has been prominent since 2002. TJ was given the name Raul Fenstad-Trinidad Jr on January 22nd, 1976 in Manila. TJ is also known as TJ.

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Florencia Trinidad is an influential individual. Florencia was given the name Roberto Carlos Trinidad on March 2nd, 1975 in Monte Grande.

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Telesforo Trinidad was a notable person. Telesforo was born on November 25th, 1890 in New Washington, Aklan. He left this life on May 8th, 1968.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 7 7 0
1887 5 5 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 11 11 0
1897 7 7 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 7 0 7
1902 11 11 0
1903 19 10 9
1904 18 11 7
1905 17 17 0
1906 11 11 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 12 12 0
1910 24 16 8
1911 18 12 6
1912 30 20 10
1913 42 27 15
1914 35 23 12
1915 59 29 30
1916 141 82 59
1917 154 94 60
1918 184 107 77
1919 231 143 88
1920 301 186 115
1921 363 215 148
1922 393 231 162
1923 150 93 57
1924 147 87 60
1925 114 64 50
1926 128 77 51
1927 108 54 54
1928 137 76 61
1929 109 60 49
1930 104 57 47
1931 102 51 51
1932 84 36 48
1933 76 38 38
1934 86 43 43
1935 82 41 41
1936 88 39 49
1937 71 33 38
1938 71 31 40
1939 69 29 40
1940 68 33 35
1941 83 36 47
1942 91 35 56
1943 84 38 46
1944 75 35 40
1945 89 31 58
1946 100 46 54
1947 89 29 60
1948 100 41 59
1949 114 46 68
1950 95 36 59
1951 94 30 64
1952 99 28 71
1953 80 34 46
1954 73 21 52
1955 66 26 40
1956 65 26 39
1957 83 35 48
1958 74 28 46
1959 74 26 48
1960 68 29 39
1961 60 34 26
1962 65 19 46
1963 57 22 35
1964 61 30 31
1965 62 23 39
1966 67 23 44
1967 69 16 53
1968 67 23 44
1969 67 20 47
1970 85 30 55
1971 80 37 43
1972 85 37 48
1973 74 30 44
1974 69 27 42
1975 77 24 53
1976 83 36 47
1977 106 36 70
1978 96 24 72
1979 98 30 68
1980 101 37 64
1981 87 24 63
1982 78 27 51
1983 64 19 45
1984 72 25 47
1985 59 21 38
1986 66 25 41
1987 72 26 46
1988 61 17 44
1989 89 37 52
1990 78 28 50
1991 78 26 52
1992 78 33 45
1993 65 20 45
1994 72 33 39
1995 56 16 40
1996 61 21 40
1997 63 23 40
1998 70 19 51
1999 66 22 44
2000 85 21 64
2001 66 18 48
2002 71 24 47
2003 75 28 47
2004 52 12 40
2005 55 21 34
2006 78 30 48
2007 77 29 48
2008 67 28 39
2009 50 16 34
2010 34 14 20
2011 47 19 28
2012 34 5 29
2013 33 7 26
2014 42 17 25
2015 32 10 22

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Popularity of Trinidad as a first name

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Popularity of Trinidad as a last name

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Common last names for Trinidad

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Gonzalez
  • Sanchez
  • Gonzales
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Rivera
  • Torres
  • Ortiz
  • Gomez
  • Diaz
  • Medina

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trinidad U.S.
  White 4.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 76.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trinidad

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

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Fun Facts about the name Trinidad

  • How Popular is the name Trinidad? Trinidad is the 2,530th most popular name of all time. As a last name Trinidad was the 2,677th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trinidad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,397 babies born with the first name Trinidad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trinidad to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trinidad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Trinidad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trinidad is Sunday, June 20th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Trinidad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trinidad was in 1922 with a total of 231 babies.
  • Random Trinidad Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trinidad ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 114 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Trinidad: Your name in reverse order is Dadinirt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ditirnad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trinidad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,474 people with the last name Trinidad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trinidad? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Trinidad as their last name.

What Trinidad's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Trinidad mean?

Tis for treat, that you always are.

Ris for responsible, honoring your obligations

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Dis for direct, you get to the point

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

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  • Sources:
  • 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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.