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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]
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]
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]
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]
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.
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.
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).
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]
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.