Vegas name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Vegas

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Ohio, U.S., the name Vegas is of Spanish origin and means "The meadows".
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  1. (informal) Las Vegas, a city in Nevada, USA.

Regular use of the plural suffix -s.

  1. plural of Vega

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Vegas

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Vegas

    Johnny Vegas

    Johnny Vegas is a comedian. Johnny was given the name Michael Joseph Pennington on September 5th, 1970 in St Helens, Lancashire, England.

    Mr. Vegas

    Mr. Vegas is a dancehall, reggae, and soca music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Mr. was given the name Clifford Smith in 1974 in Kingston, Jamaica.

    Virginia to Vegas

    Virginia to Vegas is a pop music and pop rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, and Bass (instrument). He has been prominent since 2013. Virginia was given the name Derik John Baker on January 31st, 1990 in Virginia, United States.

    Jhonattan Vegas

    Jhonattan was born on August 19th, 1984 in Maturín.

    Sebastián Vegas

    Sebastián Vegas is a soccer player for the Audax Italiano, Chile national under-17 football team, and Chile national under-20 football team. Sebastián was born on December 4th, 1996 in Santiago.

    Ali Vegas

    Ali Vegas is an east coast hip hop, gangsta rap, and hardcore hip hop rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Ali was given the name Ollie Williams on February 23rd, 1982.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Vegas U.S.
      White 24.72% 64.26%
      African American 3.14% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.97% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.28% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 68.46% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Vegas

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

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Vegas

  1. How Popular is the name Vegas? Vegas is the 20,248th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vegas was the 15,579th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Vegas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 364 babies born with the first name Vegas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vegas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Vegas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Vegas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vegas is Monday, October 14th, 1968.
  5. What year had the most people named Vegas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vegas was in 2012 with a total of 17 babies.
  6. Random Vegas Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vegas is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2003.
  7. Weird things about the name Vegas: The name spelled backwards is Sagev. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Egvsa. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Vegas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,877 people with the last name Vegas.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vegas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vegas as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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