Vasquez

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vasquez

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Vasquez is of Unknown origin and means "Shepard Spain".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Vasquez is of Basque origin and means ""ez" means son in Basque. "Vasqu" is from the word Basque. Thus Vasquez means son of 'a' Basque. Basque means fisherman or shepherd. Thus "son of a fisherman/shepherd"".
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Vasquez is of Unknown origin and means "Crow".
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Wiktionary

Vasco +‎ -ez. Vasco derives from Velascus, a Latinized form of a name in a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia (probably Iberian or Basque). Variants include Velázquez and Valesco.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vasquez

Juanes is a thrash metal, latin rock, music of latin america, rock music, and cumbia musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, and Human voice. He holds the title Ehkhymosis 1988–1992, A Dios le pido", Fotografía", Nada valgo sin tu amor", and La camisa negra". He was most active from 1988 to present. Juanes was given the name Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez on August 9th, 1972 in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombia.

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Fabio was born on May 2nd, 1957 in Medellín.

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Juan was born in 1949 in Colombia. He passed away on July 25th, 2013.

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Jhonen Vasquez is a comic book writer, cartoonist, and music video director. His ongoing career started in 1993. Jhonen was born on September 1st, 1974 in San Jose, California. Jhonen is also known as Chancre Scolex and Mr. Scolex.

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Greivis Vásquez is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, and Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Greivis was born on January 16th, 1987 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Tammy Lauren is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1978 to 1978. Tammy was given the name Tammy Lauren Vasquez on November 16th, 1968 in San Diego.

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Popularity of Vasquez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vasquez U.S.
  White 5.06% 64.26%
  African American 0.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vasquez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vasquez

  • How Popular is the name Vasquez? As a last name Vasquez was the 113th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Vasquez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vasquez is Wednesday, June 4th, 1958.
  • How unique is the name Vasquez? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vasquez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vasquez: Your name in reverse order is Zeuqsav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eszvqau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vasquez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 212,781 people with the last name Vasquez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vasquez? Vasquez was ranked as the 113th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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