What does Pinto mean?

Definitions for Pinto
ˈpɪn toʊ, ˈpin-pin·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pintonoun

    a spotted or calico horse or pony


  1. pintonoun

    A horse with a patchy coloration that includes white.

  2. pintoadjective

    Pied, mottled.


  1. Pinto

    Pinto is a Portuguese, Spanish, Jewish (Sephardic), and Italian surname. It is a high-frequency surname in all Portuguese-speaking countries and is also widely present in Spanish-speaking countries, Italy, India especially in Mangalore, Karnataka France and Israel. Historically, it has been common among political elites in Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries, as numerous presidents, prime ministers, and heads of state have shared the surname. In many languages, Pinto means "colored" or "painted" as it derives from the Late Latin pinctus and Classical Latin pictus, and in some cases, at least from the same word in the sense "lively or restless person". It is linguistically related to the name of Columbus' ship La Pinta, meaning "The Painted One", "The Look", or "The Spotted One". Also related, though greatly diverging in meaning, is the unit of measurement pint, which comes from the Old French word pinte and perhaps ultimately from Vulgar Latin pincta meaning "painted", for marks painted on the side of a container to show capacity.


  1. pinto

    Pinto refers to a multicolored or mottled pattern, particularly on an animal's coat, like a horse, or a variety of beans with a mottled skin. It originally derives from a Spanish term meaning "painted" or "spotted". Additionally, Pinto was a model of compact car produced by Ford in the 1970s.


  1. Pinto

    Pinto is an unincorporated community along the North Branch Potomac River in Allegany County, Maryland across from Rocket Center, West Virginia. While the town is officially named Potomac, its post office is referred to as Pinto because there already exists a Potomac, Maryland. Pinto is located south of Cresaptown on Winchester Road.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PINTO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pinto is ranked #1687 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pinto surname appeared 21,366 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Pinto.

    50% or 10,685 total occurrences were White.
    37.8% or 8,087 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.9% or 1,051 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.1% or 673 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.7% or 590 total occurrences were Black.
    1.3% or 278 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Anagrams for Pinto »

  1. opt in

  2. opt-in

  3. pinot

  4. piton

  5. point

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pinto in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pinto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Pinto in a Sentence

  1. Philip Long:

    Youve got one life. I dont want to wake up and do the same thing every single day. Theres a whole world out there, he said. SoPinto, who has worked as an electrician at constructionsites, committed to cleaning up his diet and started hitting the gym. Pinto is 6-foot-1. For someone his age and height looking to enlist, the Armyhas set a maximum weight of 205 pounds. While his recruiterwas skeptical of Pintos goal at first, he supported him. They never put the effort into it, they never actually careenoughand they dont go anywhere. And then you turn around and you got someone like Luis.

  2. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld:

    Gordon Smith and Daniel Pinto has built up an incredible bench strength beneath Gordon Smith and Daniel Pinto continually, gordon Smith has the Jamie Dimon gift of clarity and wit. They are in fantastic hands in terms of next generational cohort.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    A numinous
    B motile
    C tantamount
    D pecuniary

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