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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Villegas

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Villegas

Jasmine Villegas is a contemporary r&b, pop music, soul music, and hip hop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Jasmine was given the name Jasmine Marie Villegas on December 7th, 1993. Jasmine is also known as Jasmine V and Jazzy V.


Francisco de Quevedo was a writer. Francisco was given the name Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas on September 14th, 1580 in Madrid, Spain. He died on September 8th, 1645.


Eva was given the name Eva María Hernández Villegas on August 7th, 1972 in Segovia.


Camilo Villegas is a golf player.


Brendon was given the name Brendon Josef Villegas on July 2nd, 1980 in Riverside, California.


Daniel Elbittar is an actor, singer, model, and model (people). He was most active from 2001 to present. Daniel was given the name Daniel Elbittar Villegas on April 30th, 1979 in Caracas.


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Popularity of Villegas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Villegas U.S.
  White 3.97% 64.26%
  African American 0.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Villegas

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

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Fun Facts about the name Villegas

  • How Popular is the name Villegas? As a last name Villegas was the 716th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Villegas? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Villegas was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Villegas: Your name in reverse order is Sagelliv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Livlesga. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Villegas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 48,599 people with the last name Villegas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Villegas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 16 of them will have Villegas as their last name.

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