Portuguese (Brazilian) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Portuguese names used more often in Brazil. See also about Portuguese names.
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KRISTIANO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Cristiano.
LAERTE m Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian and Portuguese form of Laertes.
LAÍS f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Laïs.
LEANIA f American (South, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Either a variant of Leonia, influenced by Leah, or an elaboration of Leana.
LENITA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Indonesian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Lena and various names that end in -lena.
LEOMAR m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Probably a combination of any given name starting with Leo- (such as Leonardo and Leopoldo) with Maria (Portuguese) or María (Spanish). Also compare Josmar and Josimar, which are similar combination names.... [more]
LEONAM m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
The name is the inverse of Manoel.
LINDOLFO m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Lindolf. The Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga was born in San Lindolfo, a place named for the saint by this name.
LÍRIO m & f Portuguese (Brazilian), Various
From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
LIVRAMENTO f Brazilian (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the city Santana do Livramento, which is located in Brazil.
LOIDE f Southern African, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of the Biblical name Lois (1).
LUÃ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Maybe invented, coined in Brasil influenced by the Portuguese word luã meaning "moon".
LUAN m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "moon" in Portuguese.
LUCÉLIA f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Lucilia. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian actress Lucélia Santos (b. 1957).
LUCÉLIO m Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Lucilio.
LUCELIR f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Probably a combination of Lucélia with a name that ends in -ir, such as Ademir and Almir (1).
LUCI f English (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant spelling of Lucy or a short form of Lucia or Lucinda.
LUCIBEL f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Lucía (Spanish) or Lúcia (Portuguese) with Isabel.
LUCIMAR f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Lúcia and Maria. A famous bearer is Brazilian athlete Lucimar Aparecida de Moura.
LUCIMARA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Perhaps a combination of Lucy and Mara. Notable bearer is Brazilian track and field runner Lucimara da Silva
LURIAN f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese variant of the names Lauriano and Lauriana, from the english name Lorraine.
LUZIANA f Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
One of the Basque forms of Luciana. (See also Lukene).
LYDIANE f French (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Elaboration of Lydie, perhaps blending it with Diane (see also Lydian).
MAGDALA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), Biblical Hebrew, Literature
From the biblical, historic village on the Sea of Galilee, whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. It is where Mary Magdalene was from.... [more]
MAGNETO m Popular Culture, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Magneto is the 'mutant' name of an antagonist, and sometimes protagonist, of Marvel's X-Men line of comics. His real name is Max Eisenhardt, and he's used the alias of Erik Lehnsherr many times, though he is more frequently known simply as Magneto... [more]
MAITÊ f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Maite.
MARALINA f Portuguese (Brazilian), South American
Variant of Mara with diminutive -lina.
MARCE m & f English, Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Indonesian
Short form of names that derive from the name Marcellus.
MARIANE f Portuguese (Brazilian), French (Rare), English (Rare)
Variant of Marianne, mostly used in Brazil. A notable bearer is French journalist and reporter Mariane Pearl.
MARIH f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a Portuguese form of Mary.
MARÍLIA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Literature
Poetic variant form of Maria. It was introduced by the Lusitan-Brazilian poet Tomás Antônio Gonzaga (1744-1810), who invented the name for his lyric poem "Marília de Dirceu", which he wrote under the pseudonym of Dirceu... [more]
MAXANDER m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Probably a blend of any name starting with Max- (such as Maximilian) with any name ending in -ander (such as Alexander).
MEL f & m Catalan (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish
Means "honey" in Catalan and Portuguese.... [more]
MICCHEL m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian version of Michael and an alternative version of Michel.
MÍSTICA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare)
Means "mystical" in Portuguese and Spanish. Occasionally used as a given name.
MOZART m English (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the German surname Mozart, most likely in honour of the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
MURILO m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "small wall" in Spanish.
NATANA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Allegedly a feminine form of Natan.
NÍVEA f Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Literature
From Latin niveus meaning "snow-white" (itself from nix "snow" (genitive nivis)). It was used by author Isabel Allende for a character in her Spanish-language novel La casa de los espíritus (1982).
NOBEL m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Nobel.
NOEME f Greek (Modern, Rare), Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese cognate and Modern Greek form of Noemin.
ODÁLIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Odalia. Also compare Odélia and Odília.
ODÁLIO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Odalio. Also compare Odélio and Odílio.
ODÉLIA f French (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
French variant of Odélie and Portuguese form of Odelia. Also compare Odília.
ODÉLIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Odelio. Also compare Odílio.
ODILÃO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Odilo and/or Odilon.
ODÍLIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Odilio. Also compare Odélio.... [more]
ODYLIA f Polish (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Polish variant of Otylia as well as a Dutch and Latin American variant spelling of Odilia.
ODYLON m Polish (Rare), French (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Polish form of Odilon as well as a French and Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Odilon.
OLDORELINO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Most likely an invented name, which was possibly created by combining a name that ends in -oldo (such as Haroldo or Leopoldo) with Aurelino.... [more]
OLIVÉRIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Oliver.
ORIVAL m Portuguese (Brazilian)
There are several possibilities for the meaning and origin of this name. One is that it is derived from Ariovaldo via its variant form Orivaldo. Another is that it is a short form of the first name Dorival or that it is directly derived from the French placename Orival - in both cases the meaning is then ultimately "golden valley"... [more]
ORIVALDO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant form of Ariovaldo via Oriovaldo.
OSMAR m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Os-, from names beginning in this pattern like Oscar, and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern like Maria.
PELÉ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Famous bearer of this name is Pelé (Born as Edson Arantes do Nascimento) and is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. ... [more]
PEROLA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Allegedly derived from Portuguese pérola "pearl".
POLIANA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
The name of the main character, Poliana D'Ávila Andrade, from As Aventuras de Poliana (2018). This name was first used in 1913 when Eleanor H. Porter named the main character Pollyanna in the book Pollyanna, which was published that year.
POTENCIANA f Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic), Filipino
Spanish and Portuguese form of Potentiana. This was the name of a Spanish saint from the late 16th century.
POTENCIANO m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic), Filipino
Spanish and Portuguese form of Potentianus. A notable bearer of this name was the Filipino musician Potenciano Gregorio (1880-1939).
PRUDENTE m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Prudens. In Italy, this name is also encountered as a variant of Prudenzio, which is the main Italian form of Prudentius.... [more]
QUARESMA m & f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Means "Lent", the liturgical time, in Portuguese.
QUEZIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Kezia.
QUINTÍLIA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Quintilia. Also compare the masculine counterpart Quintílio.
RAFAELLA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Rafael and Latin American and Brazilian Portuguese variant of Rafaela.
RAÍ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
A famous bearer is Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira, commonly known as just Raí, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
RAICA f Portuguese (Brazilian), English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, possibly a variant of Raissa influenced by Jessica.... [more]
RAISSA f Belarusian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Belarusian variant of Raisa as well as Brazilian Portuguese borrowing of this name.
RAVEL m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Ravel is from France, in use since the Middle Ages, originally as a surname. May have locational origin, derived from families living in the south of France, Drome, in Provence. The name comes from the Latin Ravel in Rebellis Roman word meaning 'rebel' and therefore describes a place that was rebellious or sheltering rebels.A world-famous Ravel surname carrier is the brilliant French composer Maurice Ravel (born Joseph-Maurice Ravel).
RENNYA f Indonesian (Rare), Indian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Possibly an extremely rare variant transcription of Ranya.
RESTITUTA f Late Roman, Italian, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic), Filipino
Feminine form of Restitutus. This was the name of a 4th-century Christian martyr from Roman Africa.
RÉVER m Portuguese (Brazilian)
This is the name of Brazilian footballer Réver Humberto Alves Araújo. He is simply known as Réver.
REYLA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino (Rare), English (Rare)
Combination of Rey and the suffix la.
RHUAN m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Ruan, wich is a variant of Juan.
RIQUELLE f Dutch (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), English (Rare)
Variant form of Richelle. Alternatively, in some cases, usage of this name can be inspired by the French surname Riquelle (also Riquel), which was derived from the male personal name Rickel, a short form of Germanic names containing the element ric "power, rule".
ROBERTHA f Portuguese (Brazilian), English (Rare)
Variant of Roberta. A notable bearer was Robertha Watt (1899-1993), a second-class survivor of the Titanic disaster.
ROBSON m English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from the English patronymic surname Robson, which means "son of Rob". Known bearers of this name are English actor Robson Green (b. 1964) and Brazilian football player Robson "Robinho" de Souza (b... [more]
ROGACIANO m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Rogatianus. A notable bearer of this name was the Brazilian journalist and poet Rogaciano Bezerra Leite (1920-1969).
ROGATA f Late Roman, Italian (Archaic), Polish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Feminine form of Rogatus. This name was borne by several obscure martyrs and saints.
ROMÁRIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Ramiro, though it may also be a combination of Rosa (or other names starting with Ro-) with Mario. After all, it is fairly common in especially Latin-American countries for parents to give their child a name that is a combination of their own names.
ROMÊNIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Either a variant of România or directly derived from Romênia, the Brazilian Portuguese name for the European country of Romania.
ROSANE f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Rosanne or Roxana.
ROSIANA f Dutch (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine form of Rosianus. A bearer of this name was Rosiana Coleners, a Belgian poet from the 16th century AD.
ROSIANO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Italian (Rare)
Portuguese form of Rosianus, though in some cases it can also be a blend of Rosa with a name ending in -iano, such as Cristiano. This name is mainly found in Brazil.
ROVENA f Albanian, Croatian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Albanian, Croatian, Lithuanian and Portuguese form of Rowena.
RUAL m English (American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), South African (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Reuel (anglophone world) and Raul (Latin America).... [more]
RUDÁ m New World Mythology, Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupí
He is the god of love in the mythology of the Tupí and Guaraní peoples of South America.
SENNA f English (Rare), Literature, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from the plant named Senna. The name is a variant of the Arabic name Sana, which means "brilliance, radiance, splendour."... [more]
SILOÉ f & m Portuguese (Brazilian), French (Modern, Rare), Biblical French, Biblical Portuguese, Biblical Spanish
Derived from Siloé, which is the French, Portuguese and Spanish form of Siloam, the name of a spring mentioned in the New Testament which was the site of one of the miracles of Jesus: healing the man blind from birth.