Addiego last name popularity, history, and meaning

Find out how popular the last name Addiego is in the United States and learn more about the meaning, history, and race and ethnic origin of people in America who are named Addiego.

Meaning of Addiego

Italian surname derived from the given name Diego, a Spanish equivalent of James or Jacob, meaning "supplanter."

Addiego, like all of the last names we have data for, is identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as a surname which has more than 100 occurrences in the United States in the Decennial Census survey. The most recent statistics we have for the Addiego surname is from the 2010 census data.

Popularity of Addiego in America

Addiego is the 82613th most popular name in America based on the data we have collected from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Addiego surname appeared 228 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 people would have the surname Addiego.

We can also compare 2010 data for Addiego to data from the previous census in 2000. The table below contains all of the statistics for both years in a side-by-side comparison.

2010 2000 Change (%)
Rank 82613 83004 -0.47%
Count 228 211 7.74%
Proportion per 100k 0.08 0.08 0.00%

The history of the last name Addiego

The surname Addiego originated in Italy, specifically in the southern regions of Campania and Calabria. Its roots can be traced back to the 14th century, with the earliest recorded instances appearing in various historical documents from that period.

The name Addiego is believed to be derived from the Latin name "Adeodatus," which translates to "given by God." This name was quite common among early Christians and was often used as a personal name before eventually evolving into a surname.

In the 15th century, records show the presence of the Addiego family in the town of Salerno, located in the Campania region. During this time, the name was sometimes spelled as "Adigeho" or "Addigeho," reflecting the regional dialects and variations in spelling conventions.

One notable figure bearing the surname Addiego was Giovanni Addiego (1450-1522), a renowned painter and artist from Naples. His works, which included religious frescoes and portraits, can still be found in various churches and museums throughout southern Italy.

Another prominent individual was Matteo Addiego (1590-1667), a Neapolitan poet and writer who gained recognition for his lyrical compositions and sonnets. His literary works were widely celebrated during the Renaissance period and contributed to the rich cultural heritage of the region.

In the 18th century, the Addiego surname appeared in the town of Reggio Calabria, located in the Calabria region. One noteworthy individual from this period was Antonio Addiego (1725-1802), a skilled architect who designed several churches and public buildings in the area, leaving a lasting impact on the local architectural landscape.

The name Addiego also has connections to certain place names in southern Italy. For instance, the town of Adiego in the province of Lecce is believed to have derived its name from the Addiego surname, suggesting a historical presence of the family in that region.

Other notable individuals bearing the Addiego surname include Vincenzo Addiego (1820-1892), a prominent lawyer and judge from Naples, and Maria Addiego (1865-1931), a celebrated opera singer who performed on stages across Europe in the late 19th century.

Race and ethnic origin of people with the last name Addiego

We also have some data on the ancestry of people with the surname Addiego.

The below race categories are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau's population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups:

  1. White only
  2. Black only
  3. American Indian and Alaskan Native only
  4. Asian and Pacific Islander only
  5. Hispanic
  6. Two or More Races

For the most recent 2010 census data, the race/ethnic origin breakdown for Addiego was:

Race/Ethnicity Percentage Total Occurrences
Non-Hispanic White Only 91.23% 208
Non-Hispanic Black Only 0.00% 0
Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only (S)% (S)
Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native 0.00% 0
Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races (S)% (S)
Hispanic Origin 6.14% 14

Note: Any fields showing (S) means the data was suppressed for privacy so that the data does not in any way identify any specific individuals.

Since we have data from the previous census in 2000, we can also compare the values to see how the popularity of Addiego has changed in the 10 years between the two census surveys.

2010 2000 Change (%)
White 91.23% 92.89% -1.80%
Black 0.00% (S)% (S)%
Asian and Pacific Islander (S)% (S)% (S)%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Two or More Races (S)% 2.37% (S)%
Hispanic 6.14% 4.27% 35.93%

Data source

The last name data and ethnic breakdown of last names is sourced directly from the Decennial Census survey, conducted every 10 years by the United States Census Bureau.

The history and meaning of the name Addiego was researched and written by our team of onomatology and genealogy experts.

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