Refugio name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Refugio mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Refugio

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

U is for unique, your love of life.

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Notable Persons Named Refugio

Notable Persons Named Refugio

Isabela Corona

Isabela Corona was an actress, actress (theater, film, and tv). She was most prominent from 1930 to 1990. Isabela was given the name Refugio Pérez Frías on July 2nd, 1913 in Autlán. She died on July 8th, 1993.

Refugio Gómez

Refugio was born on July 4th, 1905. He died in 1988.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Refugio U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 87.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Refugio

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Refugio

  • How Popular is the name Refugio? Refugio is the 3,998th most popular name of all time. As a last name Refugio was the 54,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Refugio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,797 babies born with the first name Refugio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Refugio to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Refugio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Refugio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Refugio is Monday, July 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Refugio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Refugio was in 1927 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Refugio Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Refugio ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 11 babies in Arizona have the same name in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Refugio: The name spelled backwards is Oigufer. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eriofgu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Refugio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 378 people with the last name Refugio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Refugio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Refugio as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Refugio name meaning

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