Spanish is a growing language in the United States. It is not only the most learned language at all levels, but also the second Forms a second mother tongue in many statesOn the occasion of World Spain Day, the Hispanic Council emphasized that by 2060, Spain will become the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
By the end of 2020, nearly 489 million people will speak Spanish as their mother tongueAccording to data from the Cervantes Institute, although the number of Spanish speakers in the world has increased to 585 million, it accounts for 7.5% of the world’s population.
According to the latest report, by 2060 “Spaniards in the world”, The United States will be the second country in the world that speaks Spanish the most, second only to Mexico, reaching 127 million. By then 27.5% of the American population is Hispanic.
The first is explained by the historical origins of Spain in the country, which began when Ponce de León arrived in Florida 500 years ago and was maintained in the following facts: 15% of states and cities have Hispanic names, Which stands for the Hispanic American Council. However, due to the arrival of immigrants from Spanish-speaking countries in recent decades, this has made this minority the largest minority in the United States.
Therefore, according to the Hispanic American Congress, In 43 of the country’s 50 states, Spanish is already the second most spoken language 13.5% of Americans speak Spanish at home. The southern country is closest to Mexico and is the most prevalent state of Spanish descent. It is the most widely spoken state in Spanish: Texas (29.4%), Florida (21.8%), California (29%), New Mexico (26.1%) or Nevada (21.8%).
According to data from the Census Bureau, the think tank collected this data to promote the relationship between the United States and Spain. Over 62% of Americans, Hispanic population accounts for 18.7% of the total population, and 71% of them speak Spanish at home.
On the occasion of World Spain Day, Queen Sofia’s Spanish Academy emphasized that In the United States, the 15 most common surnames are Hispanic, Compared with thirty years ago (the list does not contain any content), this is a big increase.
According to the latest census in 2010-a new census is expected to be released in 2021-Smith continues to lead the “top 10” surnames, García fell to sixth place, and Rodríguez ranked ninth and Martínez ranked tenth.The following three positions Hernandez, Lopez and Gonzalez. According to the state, in California and New Mexico, the three most common surnames are Hispanic, while in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico or Texas, these surnames are also prevalent.
According to the center, although the increase in Hispanic surnames has a lot to do with the increase in the country’s Hispanic population in recent decades, such García or Rodríguez is registered in North America He has been Hispanic since the 16th century.
In fact, he explained in a statement that since the emergence of Spain in the 16th century, Mexico has been ruling the current United States. These surnames are part of the Hispanic cultural identity in many parts of the country.s.