Navidad

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Navidad. The surname is mostly found in the Philippines.

Proper noun[edit]

Navidad (countable and uncountable, plural Navidads)

  1. A city in Chile.
  2. A surname from Spanish.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Navidad is the 37229th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 599 individuals. Navidad is most common among Hispanic/Latino (81.47%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (14.02%) individuals.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish nauidat, naduidad, from Latin nātīvitātem, accusative of nātīvitās (birth), from nātīvus, from perfect passive participle nātus (born), from deponent verb nāsci (be born). Doublet of natividad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nabiˈdad/ [na.β̞iˈð̞að̞]
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  • Rhymes: -ad
  • Hyphenation: Na‧vi‧dad

Proper noun[edit]

Navidad f (plural Navidades, generally capitalized)

  1. Nativity; the birth of Jesus Christ
  2. Christmas; the feast day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ
  3. (sometimes used in the plural) Christmastide, Christmas time, Christmas season, the time between the first day of Christmas and Epiphany
    el Fantasma de las Navidades Pasadasthe Ghost of Christmas Past
  4. Navidad (a city in Chile)

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