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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Encarnacion

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encarnación (“incarnation”), shortened from María (de la) Encarnación, a Roman Catholic epithet of the Virgin Mary.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A city in southern Paraguay.

Notable Persons Named Encarnacion

Notable Persons Named Encarnacion

Encarnación Ezcurra

Encarnación was born on March 25th, 1795 in Buenos Aires. She left this life on October 20th, 1838.

Encarnación Fuyola Miret

Encarnación was born on September 3rd, 1907 in Huesca, Aragon, Spain. She passed away on December 8th, 1982.

Encarnación García Bonilla

Encarnación was born on October 4th, 1979.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Encarnacion

Notable Persons With the Last Name Encarnacion

Edwin Encarnación

Edwin Encarnación is a baseball player for the Toronto Blue Jays. Edwin was born on January 7th, 1983 in La Romana, Dominican Republic.

Joseph Vincent

Joseph Vincent is a musician. Joseph was given the name Joseph Vincent Encarnacion on August 15th, 1989.

Juan Encarnación

Juan Encarnación is a baseball player. Juan was born on March 8th, 1976 in Las Matas de Farfán.

Nene Encarnacion

Nene Encarnacion is an east coast hip hop and gangsta rap rapping and professional wrestling. Nene is also known as Myzery, Twin Gatz, and Rhyme Recker.

Mario Encarnación

Mario Encarnación was a baseball player. Mario was born on September 24th, 1975 in Baní. He breathed his last breath on October 3rd, 2005.

Jr. Dr. José Encarnación

Jr. Dr. José Encarnación was an economist. Jr. was born on November 17th, 1928. They breathed their last breath on August 5th, 1998.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Encarnacion U.S.
  White 2.90% 64.26%
  African American 1.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 79.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Encarnacion

People with the last name Encarnacion are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Encarnacion

  • How Popular is the name Encarnacion? Encarnacion is the 11,070th most popular name of all time. As a last name Encarnacion was the 4,909th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Encarnacion have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 977 babies born with the first name Encarnacion in the United States. That's more than enough people named Encarnacion to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Encarnacion? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Encarnacion born? The highest recorded use of the first name Encarnacion was in 1923 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Encarnacion Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Encarnacion is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Encarnacion: The name spelled backwards is Noicanracne. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Canocarnnie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Encarnacion? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,171 people with the last name Encarnacion.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Encarnacion? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Encarnacion as their last name.
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