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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
SIMONIDE f French (Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
French form and Brazilian Portuguese variant of Simonida.
SINFORINA f Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Symphorina. There have possibly also been cases where this name is a corruption or a rare variant of Sinforiana.... [more]
SINFORINO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Symphorinus. There have possibly also been cases where this name is a corruption or a rare variant of Sinforiano.
SINFOROSA f Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Symphorosa.
SINFOROSO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic)
Masculinization of Sinforosa. A known bearer of this name was the Colombian botanist and politician Sinforoso Mutis Consuegra (1773-1822).
SOLIMAR f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Solemaria and Marisol or made up from "sol e mar" (Portuguese) and "sol y mar" (Spanish), meaning "sun and sea".
SORELLA f English (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Means "sister" in Italian (from Latin soror). It is not commonly used as a name in Italy itself.
SYLVIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Masculine form of Sylvia or a variant of Silvio.... [more]
TABIANA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Possibly a corruption of Tabitha by way of blending it with the popular name suffix -ana.
TÁCIA f Hungarian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese and Hungarian form of Tatia.
TACIRA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Tacira is a Brazilian indigenous name, of Tupi-Guarani origin, which probably means "cutting weapon".
TAINARA f Tupí, Portuguese (Brazilian)
The name comes from the Tupí language, spoken by the native indigenous peoples of Brazil. It means "star" or "full of light", "illuminated".
TAÍSA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
(Brazilian) Portuguese spelling of Taisa.
TAISON m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Variant spelling of Tyson, which is more phonetical in nature.... [more]
TAÍSSA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
(Brazilian) Portuguese spelling of Taissa.
TAÍSY f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Diminutive of Taís, Taísa and Taíssa. Also see Taisy.
TAIZ f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Thais.
TAMIRES f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Tomyris (via the variant Tamyris).
TANANDRA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Tanandra was apparently invented and has no meaning. It may be a junction names such as Tanya + Sandra, or a composition from the parent's name, for example, Tancred + Leandra. It can be inspired by other names with Andra, as Cassandra for example... [more]
TANIMARA f Dutch (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Some sources claim this name means "lonely north wind" in Comanche, though no evidence supporting this meaning can be found. The name appears most common in Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch speaking nations, which further suggests the name is not of Comanche origin... [more]
TATIANE f Late Greek, Greek (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
In Greece, this name can be a variant form of the Greek name Tatiana as well as the Latin name Tatiana. In Brazil, Tatiane is usually a variant form of the Latin name Tatiana.
THAISA f Theatre, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Latinate form of Thais. This was used by Shakespeare in his play 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' (1608), where it belongs to the wife of the title character.
THAIZ f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Thais.
THELMO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Telmo.
THEREZA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Teresa.
TIRADENTES m Portuguese (Brazilian)
tira (strip) + dentes (teeth)
TUSNELDA f Latvian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Latvian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Thusnelda.
UNIVERSINO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from Portuguese universo meaning "universe". This name, along with its feminine form Universina, first appeared in the 19th century.
VÁGNER m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Vagner. Known Brazilian bearers of this name include the soccer player Vágner Love (b. 1984) and Vágner Benazzi (b. 1954) and Vágner Mancini (b. 1966), who are both former soccer players that now work as managers of soccer teams.
VAGNER m Danish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from the German surname of Wagner, which is an occupational surname that means "wagonmaker, wainwright". Also compare Vagn, Vagnar and Vagnur.... [more]
VALDEMIRO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Waldemar. Also compare Valdomiro. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian evangelical pastor Valdemiro Santiago (b. 1963).
VALDINEI m Portuguese (Brazilian, Anglicized, Rare)
Originally Waltdisney, a homenage to Walt Disney (Walter Elias Disney).
VALDIR m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "son of Valdemar" or "little Valdemar". The -ir indicates that it's a diminutive form.
VALDOMIRO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Waldomar. Also compare Valdemiro. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian former soccer player Valdomiro Vaz Franco (b. 1946) and the Brazilian soccer player Valdomiro Duarte de Macedo (b... [more]
VERIDIANA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Catalan, Spanish, Italian
Portuguese, Catalan and Spanish form of Viridiana as well as an Italian variant of this name.
VERLAINE f & m French (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Likely given in honour of French poet Paul Verlaine (1844-1896). Usage in France is feminine.
VIVALDO m Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Probably related to the Germanic name Wigbald.
WELTON m English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Welton.
WOLFGANGO m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese adoption of Wolfgang.
WYLLA f & m English (American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
In the United States, this name is a variant spelling of the feminine name Willa.... [more]
WYLLIAM m English (Archaic), English (American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
In the English-speaking world, this is an archaic spelling of William, which is sometimes understandably perceived as a modern spelling of the name, due to the current trend of spelling traditional names differently.... [more]
XALE m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Means "shawl" in Portuguese.
XUXA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. The stage name of famous Brazilian singer Xuxa.
YANAINA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Janaína which has also seen some usage in Spanish-speaking countries.
YVELISE f Literature, French, French (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a combination of names beginning with the element Yve-, particularly Yvette, and Élise and a variant of Yveline.... [more]
ZILMAR f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Solimar or Celimar or possibly formed from azul and mar, in which case it would literally mean "blue sea".