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Gender: F Origin of Lupita: Spanish, diminutive of Guadalupe, place name

This lively pet name has recently been associated with Mexican-born Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o, acclaimed for her role in the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave.

The mother name Guadalupe, literally "valley of the wolves," relates to Our Lady of Guadalupe, revered in Latino culture as a protector of the Mexican people.

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Famous People Named Lupita

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o, Mexican-Kenyan actress
María Guadalupe "Lupita" Jones, Mexican actress and beauty queen; Miss Universe 1991
Guadalupe Natalia "Lupita" Tovar, Mexican-American actress
Guadalupe "Lupita" D'Alessio, Mexican singer and actress
Yolanda Guadalupe "Lupita" Ferrer, Venezuelan actress
Guadalupe "Lupita" Pallás, Mexican actress

Pop Culture References for the name Lupita

Lupita "Pita" Ramos, character in "Man on Fire" by A.J. Quinnell and 2004 film
Guadalupe "Lupita" Fernandez, character in Mexican telenovela "Rebelde"
Lupita, traditional Mexican doll