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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vespa

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ves"pa
A genus of Hymenoptera including the common wasps and hornets.

Etymology: L., wasp

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vespa

Bruno Vespa is a journalist. He holds the title LL. B.. Bruno was born on May 27th, 1944 in L'Aquila.


Jeff was born in 1970.


Líber Vespa is a soccer player for the C.A. Cerro, Argentinos Juniors, Rosario Central, Arsenal de Sarandí, Club Atlético Huracán, Montevideo Wanderers F.C., and Uruguay national football team. Líber was born on October 18th, 1971 in Montevideo.


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International Interest for Vespa

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Vespa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vespa U.S.
  White 96.21% 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 1.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vespa

People with the last name Vespa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vespa

  • How Popular is the name Vespa? As a last name Vespa was the 32,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Vespa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vespa is Sunday, August 15th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Vespa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vespa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vespa: Your name in reverse order is Apsev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vapse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vespa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 713 people with the last name Vespa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vespa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vespa as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.