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AHTZIRI f Spanish (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".
ALBIA f Basque, 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".
ALCÁNTARA f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Given in honour of Peter of Alcántara, a Spanish Franciscan friar canonized in 1669. The name of the place Alcántara is itself from the Arabic word al-Qanṭarah (القنطرة)
meaning "the bridge".
ANAHÍ f Guarani, Tupi, Spanish (Latin American)
Meaning uncertain. In Tupi-Guarani legend this is the name of a princess killed by Spanish conquistadors, who was turned into a flower--usually identified with the flower of the Ceibo tree (Erythrina crista-galli)... [more]
CATEDRA f Spanish (Latin American)
Maybe derived from the catholic feast day 'Cathedra Petri'. The word cathedra
derives from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra) "chair of a teacher, throne".
CATIRA f Spanish (Caribbean)
Means "blonde" in the Cumanagota dialect, a Carib language most common to the native peoples of Venezuela. It is now a name and slang for a blonde-haired person in Venezuela.
CELESTITA f Spanish (Latin American)
Means "celestite" in Spanish. Also known as celestine, celestite is a colourless, orange or blue mineral with orthorhombic crystals, so named from Latin caelestis
"heavenly, pertaining to the sky" (compare CAELESTIS
) after its usual pale sky-blue shade.
CHIQUINQUIRÁ f Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish feminine name given in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá. Chiquinquirá itself is of Chibcha origin and means "Place of swamps covered with fog".