GUADALUPE
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: gwah-dhah-LOO-pe   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, meaning "Our Lady of Guadalupe". Guadalupe is a Spanish place name, the site of a famous convent, which means "river of the wolf" in Arabic. In the 16th century Our Lady of Guadalupe supposedly appeared in a vision to a native Mexican man, and she is now regarded as a patron saint of the Americas.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Lupe, Lupita
Popularity
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