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Fun Facts about the name Valdez

  • How many people with the first name Valdez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 258 babies born with the first name Valdez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valdez to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valdez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Valdez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valdez is Thursday, November 24th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Valdez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valdez was in 1974 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Valdez Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valdez is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Valdez: Your name in reverse order is Zedlav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zdalev. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valdez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124,995 people with the last name Valdez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valdez? Valdez was ranked as the 244th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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Popularity of Valdez as a first name

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Popularity of Valdez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valdez U.S.
  White 6.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valdez

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
  1. A city in Alaska.

Other Inspirations for the Name Valdez

Valdez Ak
Valdez Alaska
Valdez International Corporation
Valdez Is Coming
Valdez Junkies
Valdez Oil Spill
Valdez Star
Valdez Toronto
Valdez Alaska Weather

Notable Persons With the Last Name Valdez

Grettel Valdez

Grettel Valdez is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Grettel was born in 1976 as Grettell Valeria Valdez Jimenez in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.


Nelson Valdez

Nelson Valdez is a football biography. Nelson was born in 1983 in Caaguazu, Paraguay.


Nelson Haedo Valdez

Nelson Haedo Valdez is a football biography. Nelson was born in 1983 in Caaguazu, Paraguay.


What does the name Valdez mean?

Vis for value, the value you place on friendship.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Lis for luster, your shine.

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Zis for zip, the quickness in your step!

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