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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vilela

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Alt. Meaning

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons Named Vilela

Vilela is an athlete for the F.C. Vizela.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vilela

João Vilela is a soccer player for the S.L. Benfica, S.L. Benfica B, Gil Vicente F.C., C.D. Fátima, Tractor Sazi F.C., C.F. Os Belenenses, Aris Limassol F.C., Portugal national under-17 football team, Portugal national under-18 football team, and Portugal national under-19 football team. João was born on September 9th, 1985 in Lisbon.


Ricardo was born on December 18th, 1987 in Bragança, Portugal.


Avelar was born in 1912. He passed away in 1986.


Roberto was born on February 21st, 1985.


David Vilela is a sports team member for the LDU Loja.


Vilela is an athlete for the F.C. Vizela.


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Popularity of Vilela as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vilela U.S.
  White 40.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vilela

People with the last name Vilela are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Vilela

  • How Popular is the name Vilela? As a last name Vilela was the 57,101st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Vilela? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Vilela was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Vilela: Your name in reverse order is Aleliv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leliav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vilela? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 357 people with the last name Vilela.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vilela? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vilela as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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