Meaning Not available
Origin Spanish

Rank 6,523 (2000 US census) 7,709 (1990 US census)
Count 4,795 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 5.51%, or 264 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 0.58%, or 28 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.15%, or 7 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.19%, or 9 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 0.4%, or 19 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 93.18%, or 4468 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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Ukrainian middle names

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