Spanish Submitted Names

Spanish names are used in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries (such as those in South America). See also about Spanish names.
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AAMORfBreton (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Aanor influenced by Latin amor "love".
AARÓmCatalan
Catalan form of Aaron.
ABARNEfBasque
Basque feminine equivalent of Ramos.
ABAUNTZAfBasque (Rare)
Taken from the name of a town and its church near Álava, Spain.
ABDELmSpanish, Arabic
Spanish form of Abdeel.
ABDÓNmSpanish
Spanish form of Abdon.
ABELARDAfItalian, Spanish
Feminine form of Abelardo.
ABELARDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Abelard.
ABELIAfSpanish
Feminine form of Abel. ... [more]
ABELINAfGerman (Rare), Spanish
Spanish elaboration of Abelia as well as a German feminine form of Abel and a German elaboration of Abela.
ABERRIAfBasque (Rare, Archaic)
Coined in the 19th century, this name means "fatherland; homeland". It was in use until 1939. After the Spanish Civil War, however, women answering to Aberria were forced to change their name due to its "conflict-laden meaning".
ABESTIfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Basque word abesti "song".
ABIETAfBasque (Rare, Archaic)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ABIGAELmSpanish
Variant of Abigail, primarily used on males in Spanish speaking countries.
ABODIm & fBasque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain range in the Basque region of Spain.
ABRAHÁNmSpanish
Spanish form of Abraham.
ABRÁNmSpanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Abram.
ABRILfItalian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan
Spanish, Catalan, Italian and Portuguese form of April.
ABSALÓmCatalan
Catalan form of Absalom.
ABUNDImCatalan
Catalan form of Abundius.
ACADIAfAmerican (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
From the name of a colony in New France in North America, derived from Arcadia and coinciding with Mi'kmaq suffix -akadie, meaning "place of abundance". This is also the name of a National Park in Maine.
ACIANOmSpanish
Means "the blue bottle flower" in Spanish.
ACILINOmSpanish
Spanish variant of Aquilino.
ACTEOmSpanish
Spanish form of Actaeus.
ACTEUmCatalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Actaeus.
ADALBERTAfSpanish
Feminine form of Adalberto.
ADALIRAfSpanish (Latin American)
Possibly a (rhotacized) variant of Adalida, a cognate of Adelaide.
ADALUNAfSpanish (Latin American)
Combination of Ada and Luna. This was also the name given by the Romans for the river now known as Lune.
ADAMARISfSpanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada and Maris, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
ADARTZAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of France.
ADATSfBasque (Modern)
Derived from Basque adats "long locks; mane".
ADAUCTOmSpanish
Spanish form of Adauctus.
ADAUTOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ÁDEGAfGalician
Galician form of Agatha.
ADELELMOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADELIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish masculinization of Adelia.... [more]
ADELITZAfSpanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Adela used particularly in Latin America.
ADELMAfSpanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
This name is probably a short form of Adelmara.
ADEODATOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
ADETANAfSpanish (Archaic)
Theoretical older form of Aitana.
ADIÑEfBasque (Rare)
From Basque adin, meaning "age".
ADIRANEfBasque
Basque cognate of Spanish Adriana and French Adrienne.
ADMIELmHebrew, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "man of God" in Hebrew.
ADOLAYfSpanish
Variant of Adolet.
ADOLETfSpanish (?)
Means 'justice,' ultimately from Arabic
ADONAYmSpanish
Spanish variant of Adonai.
ADONAYAfSpanish
Feminine form of Adonay.
ADONÍASmSpanish
Spanish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
ADONIESmCatalan
Catalan form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah).
ADORACIÓfCatalan
Catalan cognate of Adoración.
ADRASTOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRIf & mItalian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian and its various translations and Adriana and its various translations.
ADRIELAfSpanish
Feminine form of Adriel.
ADROALDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Derived from a Germanic name that was apparently composed of the elements odal or uodal "heritage, fatherland" and wald "rule". This name was borne by several Brazilian politicians, such as Adroaldo Mesquita da Costa (1894-1985) and Adroaldo Peixoto Garani (b... [more]
ADUNAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AECIOmSpanish
Spanish form of Aetius.
AFAREOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphareus.
AFAREUmCatalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aphareus.
AFRANIAfAncient Roman, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Feminine form of Afranius. A bearer of this name was the ancient Roman woman Gaia Afrania, wife of the senator Licinius Buccio.
AFRANIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Afranius.
ÀFRICAfCatalan
Catalan form of Africa.
ÁFRICOmSpanish (Rare)
Masculine form of África.
AGAPIOmItalian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Agapios.
ÀGATAfCatalan
Catalan form of Agatha. This is also a Catalan word meaning "agate".
AGERmBasque
Famous bearer of this name is Spanish professional footballer Ager Aketxe.
AGERKUNDEfBasque (Rare)
Derived from Basque agerkunde "appearance, apparition; revelation; Epiphany", Agerkunde is the Basque equivalent of Spanish Epifanía and French Épiphanie (compare also English Epiphany).
AGERNEfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Basque agertu "to reveal; to appear", this name is a fairly recent coinage (most likely by Sabino Arana) intended as a variant of Agerkunde.
AGESANDROmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
AGINAGAfBasque (Rare)
Derived from Basque hagin "yew".... [more]
AGINARTEfBasque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient monastery near Ihabar (in the general area of Navarre). This monastery doesn't exist anymore, however it is known that García Sánchez III of Navarre made a donation to it in 1025.
AGIRIfBasque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient village that disappeared around the 1300s. Today, Agiri is the name of a mountain peak.
AGIRREfBasque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AGREDAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
AGREOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Agreus.
AGRIPINAfGeorgian (Rare), Spanish, Romanian
Georgian and Spanish form of Agrippina.
AGRIPINOmSpanish
Spanish masculine form of Agrippina.
ÀGUEDAfCatalan
Catalan form of Águeda.
AGUINALDOmSpanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare)
Meaning "A gift given at Christmas or at the Feast of the Epiphany". It is also a folk genre of Christmas music in several Latin American countries, based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols or villancicos which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.
AGUSTINEmSpanish, English
Variant of Augustine. Mexican army general and politician Augustine I of Mexico (1783 - 1824) is a notable bearer.
AHTZIRIfSpanish (Mexican)
Possibly a variant of the name Yatziri. May be of Mayan or Aztec origin, with some sources claiming it means "corn flower" or "corn goddess".
AHUÑAfBasque (Rare), Basque Mythology
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of Spain whose Basque name Ahuñamendi is derived from Basque ahuña "small goat" and mendi "mountain".... [more]
AIAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIALAfBasque
Taken from the name of a village (and its church) near Álava, Spain.... [more]
AIANmSpanish (Latin American), Filipino
Possibly a form of AIA or AINA or IAN.
AIANTZEfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ÁIAXmGalician
Galician form of Ajax.
AÍDAfSpanish
Spanish form of Ayda.
AIETXUfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIMARmMedieval Basque, Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Medieval Basque name recorded in Navarre between the 1200s and 1400s.
AIMAUmAragonese
Aragonese form of Amatus.
AINARAfBasque
Directly taken from Basque ainara, a variant of enara (compare Enara) "swallow (bird)".
AINÉSfAragonese
Aragonese form of Agnes.
AINESfBasque
Basque form of Agnes.
AINGERUAfBasque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Aingeru.... [more]
AINHARAfBasque
Variant of Ainara.
AINHIZEfBasque
Meaning and origin unknown. It is taken from the name of a Basque town, Ainhize-Monjolose.
AINIZEfBasque
Variant of Ainhize.
AINTZILAfBasque (Rare)
Means "hill of mud" in Basque. It is the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
AINTZIOAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIORAfBasque
Feminine form of Aioro that has been in use since the 11th century.
AIOROmBasque
Meaning unknown.
AIRAMf & mSpanish (Modern)
Maria spelled backwards.
AITANAfSpanish
From Aitana, the name of a mountain range in the province of Alicante, Spain. It was first (?) used as a feminine name by the Spanish poet Rafael Alberti who named his daughter it in 1941. In was then popularised by Spanish-Italian actress Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (born in 1968).
AITZIBERfBasque
A name referring to the Virgin Mary.
AITZOLmBasque
Used by the Basque writer and Catholic priest José de Ariztimuño Olaso (1896-1936), who was killed by the Fascists in the Spanish Civil War. Aitzol was a pseudonym possibly taken from letters in his surname, (A)r(iz)timuño (Ol)aso; or perhaps Aitzol came from the hypothetical Basque place name h(aitz ol)a meaning "quarry, stonemason's workshop" from the words haitz "rock, stone" and ola "workplace, factory".
AITZURIAGAfBasque
From the name of a little village near Lizoain (in the general area of Navarre) that disappeared shortly after the 13th century.
AIXAfAsturian (Rare, Archaic), Spanish
Asturian form of Aisha, recorded in the Middle Ages among the Moor community.
AIZAfBasque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aizo, first recorded in Leire in 1127. Its (rare) modern usage might occasionally be influenced by the surname Aiza, meaning "cliff" or "rock" in Basque.
AIZETIfBasque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning. It was documented in Navarre in 1141.
AIZKORRIfBasque (Rare)
Means "bare stone" or "red stone" in Basque.
AIZPEAfBasque
Name taken from an eremitage dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
AJINOÁNfSpanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Ahinoam, occurring in several Spanish translations of the Bible. It is not commonly used as a given name.
ALADINOmItalian (Rare), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aladdin.
ALAIKARIfBasque
Elaborated form of Alaia.
ALAIÑEfBasque (Rare)
Derived from Basque alai "happy".
ALAITZfBasque
From the name of a mountain range in the Basque region of Spain.
ALAIZAfBasque, Filipino, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Belarusian
Taken from the name of a Marian church in the greater Álava area.... [more]
ALAMEDAfSpanish, Portuguese, English, Popular Culture
From the Spanish and Portuguese word referring to "an avenue lined with trees", from the Spanish and Portuguese álamo 'poplar'.... [more]
ALANDRAfSpanish
Variant of Alondra or a contracted form of Alejandra.
ALANTUNEfBasque
Taken from the name of a town in Gascony mentioned by Ptolemy. ... [more]
ALARICOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
ALAVIVOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alavivus.
ALBÀmCatalan
Catalan form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBAINAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
ALBANEfBasque, French, German
Basque, French and German feminine form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBERmSpanish
Diminutive of Alberto.
ALBERTITOmSpanish
Diminutive of Alberto.
ALBERTOSmGalician, German (Hellenized)
Galician and older Greek form of Albert.
ALBÍmCatalan
Catalan form of Albinus.
ALBIAfBasque, Spanish (Latin American)
Taken from the name of a grotto in the Aralar Range in the Basque Mountains where a dolmen was discovered in 1915, as well as from the name of a suburb of Bilbao where Sabino Arana Goiri was born. Goiri was a writer, creator of the Basque flag, founder of the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) and is generally considered "the father of Basque nationalism".
ALBIÑEfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Spanish Albina and French Albine.
ALBIRAfBasque (Rare)
Younger form of Elbira.
ALBIZTURfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALBOÍmCatalan
Catalan form of Alboin.
ALBOINOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alboin.
ALCEOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcaeus.
ALCEUmCatalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sicilian
Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian and Sicilian form of Alcaeus. Known bearers of this name include Brazilian writer and journalist Alceu Amoroso Lima (1893-1983) and Brazilian soccer player Alceu Rodrigues Simoni Filho (b... [more]
ALCÍNOOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALCÍNOUmCatalan
Catalan form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALCIONEOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcyoneus.
ALCIONEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Alcyoneus.
ALDAfBasque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALDARAfGalician
Probably from the Visigothic name Hilduara meaning "battle prudence", composed of the Germanic elements hild "battle" and wars "wise". This was the name of a Galician saint, also known as Saint Ilduaria Eriz, the mother of Saint Rosendo.
ALDUÍNOmGalician
Galician form of Aldwin.
ALEGIAfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALEGRÍAfSpanish
Means "joy, happiness" in Spanish, taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Alegría, meaning "Our Lady of Joy".
ALEJAfSpanish
Diminutive of Alejandra. It might also be the feminine form of Alejo.
ALEKZANDERmEnglish (Modern), Russian (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Modern, Rare)
Rare Russian variant transcription of Aleksandr as well as a modern English variant of Alexander.
ALEOmItalian, Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Aleus.
ALERAfSpanish (Latin American)
The name for a genus of South American butterflies.
ALESANDEREfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alexandra and Alejandra.
ALESANDESEfBasque
Feminine form of Alesander.
ÁLEXmSpanish
Spanish short form of Alejandro, influenced by the short form of Alexander
ALEXANDROmPortuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Interlingua, English (American)
Brazilian Portuguese and Interlingua form of Alexander.
ALÈXIAfCatalan
Catalan form of Alexia.
ALFONmSpanish
Diminutive of Alfonso.
ALFONTSINAfBasque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of French Alphonsine.
ALFONTSOmBasque
Basque form of Alfonso.
ALIONORfAragonese
Aragonese form of Eleanor.
ALIPIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alypius.
ALIRAfSpanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Aliria and feminine form of Aliro.
ALIRIOm & fSpanish (Rare)
Origin uncertain, though it could be derived from the Roman name Hilarius or the Greek Hilarion, as suggested by Hanks and Hodges in 'A Dictionary of First Names' (they also go on to note a possible connection with Allyre, the name of a Gallo-Roman saint)... [more]
ALIROmSpanish
Variant form of Alirio.
ALITAfSpanish
Means “little wing”. Can be a short form of Ala, which means “wing”.
ALIZAfBasque (Rare)
Basque form of Alice.
ALIZEfBasque (Rare)
Variant of Basque Aliza.
ALIZIAfBasque
Basque equivalent of Spanish Alicia.
ALMEDAfSpanish, English, Breton (Archaic)
As a Spanish given name, Almeda is a transfer of the Spanish surname which is derived from Almeida, a habitational name from Arabic al-medina "the city". Its use has been influenced by Alameda, a topographic name from Spanish alameda "poplar grove", and ultimately by the Spanish word álamo "poplar".... [more]
ALMENDRAfSpanish
Means "almond nut" in Spanish.
ALMUfSpanish
Diminutive of Almudena.
ALODEfBasque (Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alodia.
ALOISEfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Luisa and Aloisia (via Aloisa).
ALOÑAfBasque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Taken from the name of a massif on the Basque Mountains range.... [more]
ALOXImBasque
Basque form of name Louis.
ALTAGRACIAfSpanish
Means "high grace", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia meaning "Our Lady of High Grace". She is considered the patron saint of the Dominican Republic.
ALTAIRAfEnglish (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from Altair, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
ALTAMIROmSpanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Literature
This name is either a variant form of Aldemaro or derived from the Spanish locational surname Altamira, which takes its name from a place called Altamiros or Altamira. Both mean "high view" in Spanish, as they consist of the words alta meaning "high" and mira meaning "view, sight"... [more]
ALTOmSpanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus 'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton.
ALTZABEHETIfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
ALTZAIfBasque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
ÀLVARmCatalan
Catalan form of Alfher (see Álvaro).
ÁLVARAfSpanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Álvaro.
ALVARITAfSpanish
Spanish diminutive of Álvara.
ALVARITOmSpanish
Spanish diminutive of Álvaro. A known bearer of this name is the Spanish retired soccer player Álvaro Rodríguez Ros (b. 1936), who is commonly known as Alvarito.
ALYDIAfSpanish
Possibly a modern blend of Alida and Lydia.
AMAfBasque
Derived from Basque ama meaning "mother".
AMADEfBasque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Amadea and Amada.
AMADEUmOccitan, Catalan
Catalan and Occitan form of Amadeus.
AMADORAfItalian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Amadore (Italian) and Amador (Spanish and Portuguese).
AMAGOIAfBasque, Literature
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
AMAIRANIfSpanish (Latin American)
Possibly an elaboration of Amara.
AMALARICOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Amalaric.
AMALEfBasque (Rare)
Basque form of Amalia.
AMALTEAfCatalan (Rare), Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Catalan, Italian and Spanish form of Amalthea.
AMALURfBasque, Basque Mythology
Combination of Basque ama "mother" and Lur.
AMANCAYfQuechua, Native American, Spanish (Latin American)
The name Amancay comes from the quechua "amánkay". It is the name given to a yellow lily with red streaks native to South America. By extension, the word also means "yellow".... [more]
AMANCIAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of Amantius.
AMANEfBasque (Rare)
Derived from Basque ama, "mother", combined with -ne, a feminine suffix.
AMANECERfSpanish
Means "dawn" in Spanish.
AMAPOLAfSpanish
Amapola is the name by which plants of the genus Papaver Hroeas are known, that is the poppies. One type of poppy to Papave Sonipherum is the plant with which makes up the opium and morphine, because its elements have hallucinogenic and anesthetic power... [more]
AMARANTOmSpanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian masculine form of Amarantha.