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

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Origin and Meaning of Vallejo

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Vallejo means "Valley" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vallejo

Virginia Vallejo is a writer, journalist, anchorwoman, media personality, socialite., and television presenter. Virginia was born on August 26th, 1949 in Cartago, Valle del Cauca.


Jesús Vallejo is a soccer player for the Real Zaragoza, Real Madrid C.F., Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. Jesús was born on January 5th, 1997 in Zaragoza, Spain. Jesús is also known as Vallejo and Jesus.


Melanie Vallejo is an actress. She was most active from 2000 to present. Melanie was born Melanie Vallejo in Adelaide.


César Vallejo was a writer. César was given the name César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza on March 16th, 1892 in Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad, Peru. He passed away on April 15th, 1938.


Boris Vallejo is an artist and painting. Boris was born on January 8th, 1941 in Lima.


Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo was a military commander, politician, and rancher. His most notable accomplishments were from 1808 to 1890. Mariano was born on July 4th, 1807 in Monterey, California. He passed away on January 18th, 1890.


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Popularity of Vallejo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vallejo U.S.
  White 6.10% 64.26%
  African American 0.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vallejo

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vallejo

  • How Popular is the name Vallejo? As a last name Vallejo was the 1,881st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Vallejo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vallejo is Friday, May 18th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Vallejo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vallejo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vallejo: Your name in reverse order is Ojellav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jalvelo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vallejo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,117 people with the last name Vallejo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vallejo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Vallejo as their last name.

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