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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vendetta

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Vendetta is of Italian origin and means "Revenge".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ven*det"ta
  1. A blood feud; private revenge for the murder of a kinsman.
  2. Any feud or contention that is bitter and prolonged; however, the deep enmity may be held by only one party to the dispute; as, the former Mayor nurtured a lifelong vendetta against the candidate who defeated him.

Etymology: It

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  1. A feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other

Borrowing from Italian vendetta (“revenge”), from Latin vindicta.

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.

vendetta was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Spanish

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vendetta

David Vendetta is an electronic dance music producer, dj, record producer, and disc jockey. David was born on August 25th, 1968 in Longwy.



Mickael was born in 1987.


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Popularity of Vendetta as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vendetta U.S.
  White 93.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vendetta

People with the last name Vendetta are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vendetta

  • How Popular is the name Vendetta? Vendetta is the 27,236th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vendetta was the 110,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vendetta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 195 babies born with the first name Vendetta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vendetta 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 Vendetta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Vendetta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vendetta is Friday, February 6th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Vendetta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vendetta was in 1951 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Vendetta Factoid: According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vendetta is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1951.
  • Weird things about the name Vendetta: Your name in reverse order is Attednev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adetvtne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vendetta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 160 people with the last name Vendetta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vendetta? Vendetta is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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