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What does Ponce mean?

Ponce Pronunciation of Ponce [ponce] as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Ponce is "fifth". Made famous by Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon. Quintus is the Latin equivalent.

Associated with: famous.


Creative forms:
(male) Phoece, Ponco, ..

(female) Ponsa, Ponse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ponce Morris (P.M.), ..

How popular is Ponce?

Ponce is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#895 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ponce has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ponce name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ponce outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Boyce, Hoyce, Ince, Lance, Pace, Paice, Payce, Perce, Pons, Pope, Price, Prince, Pryce, Rance, Roice, Royce, Vance, Vince and Yance. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ponce.

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