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Reading Spatial Sustain I heard about an application of Dynastree that thematizes a map according to the abundance of your surname. As a reminder that maps are all the rage.

Let's try Álvarezalvarez in spain, in Spain

It's that easy, you type and press the search button; as a result the provinces are painted based on six classes. As expected, a lot of red because that's where the surname comes from.alvarez in spain





The service also presents other statistical data such as:

  • In Spain there are 284.238 people registered with the surname Álvarez and approximately 757.968 people who carry this last name.
  • Alvarez is 16º most frequent surname in Spain.
  • These people live in 52 provinces. The largest number of appearances occurs in Asturias: 45.978.
  • Other provinces with abundant appearances are Madrid (37.602), Barcelona (21.737), León (18.170), Pontevedra (16.873), Sevilla (12.606), Orense (11.768), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (8.859), Vizcaya (7.028), as well as La Coruña (6.842).
  • You can also see by autonomy, similar surnames and know the most popular surnames.

For America only the United States and Canada are available, for Europe there is Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Poland, apart from Spain.

See how Álvarez is popular in the United States, considering a relative number of the phone book:

alvarez in spain

Right in the border states with Mexico and cities have more Latino immigrants and the area that borders Ontario, Canada.

Not bad, although the page has other uses.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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