In Mexico both the father’s and mother’s last name are used as a person’s last name. So a person might be named Pedro Ramírez López. Pedro (first name) Ramírez (Father’s last name) López (mother’s last name) . All of their official documents such as birth certificate, passport, school certificates, show both last names.
Interestingly, now the parent’s of a child can chose if the father’s or the mother’s last name will be the first last name of their children.
Here are the ten most popular Mexican last names:
Hernández 3,430,027 people’s last name is Hernández Hernández means son of Hernan. Hernan Cortez was the conquistador of what is now Mexico.
García is a Vasque last name meaning young or young warrior.
Lòpez means son of Lope
Martìnez means son of Martín
Rodrìguez means son of Rodrigo.
González means son of Gonzalo
Pérez means son of Pedro
Sánchez means son of Sancho
Gómez son of Gome
Flores Means flowers.
The 10 most popular first names are:
María Mary, very popular used in a composed name such as Maria Fernanda, Maria Guadalupe, Maria Sofia, Dulce María.
Guadalupe Guadalupe is a very popular name that can be feminine or masculine.
Miguel Ángel Michael Angel
José Luis Joseph Louis
Juan Carlos John Charles