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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Venegas

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V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Venegas

Julieta Venegas is a pop rock, indie pop, alternative rock, and folk rock musician. She plays Vocals, accordion, and Guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Julieta was given the name Julieta Venegas Percevault on November 24th, 1970 in Long Beach, California.


Johan Venegas is a soccer player for the Montreal Impact, Santos de Guápiles, Club Deportivo Barrio Mexico, Puntarenas F.C., Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, and Costa Rica national football team. Johan was born on November 27th, 1988 in Limón, Costa Rica.


Kevin Venegas is a soccer player for the Minnesota United FC, California State University, Fullerton, and Orange County Blue Star. Kevin was born on July 29th, 1989 in Norwalk, California, United States.


Helio Fallas Venegas is a Minister of Planning, Minister of Housing, and 1st Vice-President of Costa Rica.


Juan Evangelista Venegas was a boxer. Juan was born on June 2nd, 1929 in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. He left this life on April 16th, 1987.


Luis Venegas is a creative director, editor, publisher, editing, and publishing. Luis was born on March 13th, 1979 in Vitoria-Gasteiz.


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Popularity of Venegas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Venegas U.S.
  White 3.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Venegas

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

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Fun Facts about the name Venegas

  • How Popular is the name Venegas? As a last name Venegas was the 1,722nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Venegas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Venegas is Saturday, April 3rd, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Venegas? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Venegas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Venegas: Your name in reverse order is Sagenev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sgnaeev. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Venegas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,851 people with the last name Venegas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Venegas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Venegas as their last name.

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