What does Cuban mean?

Definitions for Cuban

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Cuban.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cubanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Cuba

  2. Cubanadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Cuba or the people of Cuba

    "Cuban rum"


  1. Cubannoun

    A person from Cuba or of Cuban descent.

  2. Cubanadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Cuba, the Cuban people or the Cuban dialect.


  1. cuban

    "Cuban" typically refers to something that is connected with Cuba, a country located in the Caribbean. This primarily pertains to people who are from Cuba or of Cuban descent. Therefore, a Cuban person is one who was born in Cuba or has Cuban parents. It can also refer to the culture, language, cuisine, and other aspects that represent or are associated with Cuba. For instance, Cuban music, Cuban cuisine etc. In some contexts, it can also refer to items or products originating from Cuba, like Cuban cigars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cubanadjective

    of or pertaining to Cuba or its inhabitants

  2. Cubannoun

    a native or an inhabitant of Cuba

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cuban

    kū′ban, n. a native of the island of Cuba in the West Indies.—adj. pertaining to Cuba.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CUBAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cuban is ranked #137327 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cuban surname appeared 122 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cuban.

    40.9% or 50 total occurrences were White.
    26.2% or 32 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    15.5% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    15.5% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cuban in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cuban in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Cuban in a Sentence

  1. The State Department:

    It is gravely disappointing, especially in light of its professed goal of providing Cubans with Internet access, that the Cuban government has not allowed Mr. Gross to return to his family, where he belongs, we reiterate our call on the Cuban government, echoing foreign leaders and even Cuba's allies, to release Alan Gross immediately.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    President Obama’s decision to seek normalized relations with Cuba sets up new challenges for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the White House if Hillary Clinton chooses to run … Hillary Clinton talked of recommending that President Obama end the embargo toward the end of Hillary Clinton term as President Obama secretary of State. Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton husband, Hillary Clinton, have a contentious history with the Cuban-American population in Florida that goes back to the fight over Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban child whom the president allowed to be returned to his father in Havana after Elian Gonzalez fled to Florida with Elian Gonzalez mother, who died on the voyage … Former Sen. Mel Martinez( R-Fla.) , who left Cuba as a child, predicted that the move by Obama on Wednesday would affect the Cuban-American vote in a way that would not be good for President Obama or Hillary Clinton … He also warned that the actions will remind Cuban-Americans of the Hillary Clinton policies toward Cuba that they opposed, as well as the Elian Gonzalez incident. ‘ It's a reminder, ’ he said. ‘ I think all of that gets revived. ’.


    When you smoke the Cuban cigar you don’t mean you are rich, or maybe you’re rich until the cigar ends

  4. Che Guevara, when asked his nationality:

    I am Cuban, Argentine, Bolivian, Peruvian, Ecuadorian, etc... You understand.

  5. Barbara Lagoa:

    If we are not bound by what the Constitution means and Supreme Court pick Friday is ever changing, then we are no different than the country that my parents fled from, which is Cuban American. Because Cuban American has a constitution and a bill of rights and Cuban American means nothing, because there is no one to hold Cuban American and to say this is what the definition of this constitution means if it is always ever changing.

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