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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Mexican.
gender
usage
Abel m English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.
Abilio m Spanish
Spanish form of Avilius.
Abraham m English, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of Abram 1 and הָמוֹן (hamon) meaning "many, multitude". The biblical patriarch Abraham was originally named Abram but God changed his name (see Genesis 17:5). With his father Terah, he led his wife Sarah, his nephew Lot and their other followers from Ur into Canaan. He is regarded by Jews as being the founder of the Hebrews through his son Isaac and by Muslims as being the founder of the Arabs through his son Ishmael.... [more]
Adán m Spanish
Spanish form of Adam.
Adelardo m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Adalhard.
Adolfito m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish diminutive of Adolfo.
Adolfo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Adolf.
Adrián m Spanish, Hungarian, Slovak
Spanish, Hungarian and Slovak form of Hadrianus (see Hadrian).
Agapito m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Agapitus or Agapetus, which was derived from the Greek name Ἀγαπητός (Agapetos) meaning "beloved". The name Agapetus was borne by two popes.
Agustín m Spanish
Spanish form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Aitor m Basque, Spanish
Possibly means "good fathers" from Basque aita "father" and on "good". This was the name of a legendary ancestor of the Basques.
Albano m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albanus (see Alban).
Alberto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Albert.
Albino m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albinus.
Alcides m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Portuguese, Spanish
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκείδης (Alkeides), derived from ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" and the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was another name for the hero Herakles.
Ale 1 m & f Finnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of Aleksanteri or Aleksi, an Italian short form of Alessandro, and a Spanish short form of Alejandro or Alejandra.
Alejandro m Spanish
Spanish form of Alexander. This was the most popular name for boys in Spain from the 1990s until 2006 (and again in 2011).
Alejo m Spanish
Spanish form of Alexis.
Álex m Spanish
Short form of Alejandro.
Alexis m & f French, English, Greek, Spanish, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Ἄλεξις (Alexis) meaning "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Ἀλέξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
Alfonso m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of a Visigothic Germanic name, probably meaning "noble and ready", from the element adal "noble" combined with funs "ready". Other theories claim the first element is hadu or hild (see Ildefonso), both of which mean "battle". It is possible that two or more names merged into a single form. This was the name of six kings of Portugal and kings of several ancient regions of Spain.
Alfredo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alfred.
Alonso m Spanish
Spanish variant of Alfonso.
Álvaro m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish form of a Germanic name, perhaps Alfher. Verdi used this name in his opera The Force of Destiny (1862).
Amado m Spanish
Spanish form of Amatus.
Amador m Spanish
Spanish form of Amator.
Amancio m Spanish
Spanish form of Amantius.
Amando m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Amandus.
Amaro m Galician, Portuguese, Spanish
Possibly from the Germanic name Adelmar, maybe influenced by Latin amarus "bitter". This was the name of a legendary saint who was said to have sailed across the Atlantic to a paradise. He is especially popular in Galicia and Asturias in Spain.
Ambrosio m Spanish
Spanish form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
Américo m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Amerigo.
Ameyalli f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "spring, fountain" in Nahuatl.
Amílcar m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Hamilcar.
Anacleto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anacletus.
Anastasio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Anastasius.
Andrés m Spanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of Andrew.
Andrés Felipe m Spanish
Combination of Andrés and Felipe especially popular in Colombia.
Ángel m Spanish
Spanish form of Angelus (see Angel).
Aníbal m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hannibal.
Anselmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anselm.
Antelmo m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Anthelm.
Antonio m Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see Anthony). This has been a common name in Italy since the 14th century. In Spain it was the most popular name for boys in the 1950s and 60s.... [more]
Apolinar m Spanish
Spanish form of Apollinaris.
Ariel m & f Hebrew, English, French, Spanish, Polish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew, from אֲרִי ('ari) meaning "lion" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play The Tempest (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Disney film The Little Mermaid (1989).
Arístides m Spanish
Spanish form of Aristides.
Armando m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Herman.
Arsenio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Arsenios.
Artemio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Artemios.
Arturo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Arthur.
Asdrúbal m Spanish
Spanish form of Hasdrubal.
Atanasio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Athanasius.
Atilio m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of Attilius (see Attilio).
Augusto m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Augustus.
Aureliano m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Aurelianus.
Aurelio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aurelius.
Balam m Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "jaguar" in Mayan.
Balbino m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Balbinus.
Baldo m Italian, Spanish, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element bald "bold, brave", such as Baldwin and Theobald. In Italian it can also be short for the non-Germanic name Baldassare.
Baldomero m Spanish
Derived from the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and mari "famous".
Balduino m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Baldwin.
Baltasar m Spanish, Biblical Greek
Spanish form of Balthazar. This is also the form (of Belshazzar) used in the Greek Old Testament.
Bartolomé m Spanish
Spanish form of Bartholomew.
Basilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Basil 1.
Baudelio m Spanish (Rare)
From Baudelius, a Latinized form of a possibly Germanic name. Saint Baudelius was a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Orleans.
Bautista m Spanish
Spanish form of Baptiste.
Benigno m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Benignus, which meant "kind, friendly". This was the name of several saints including a 5th-century disciple of Saint Patrick who later became the chief Bishop of Ireland.
Benito m Spanish, Italian
Spanish form of Benedict. This name was borne by Mexican president Benito Juárez, and also by Benito Mussolini (who was named after Juárez), the fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.
Benjamín m Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Icelandic
Spanish, Czech, Slovak and Icelandic form of Benjamin.
Bernabé m Spanish
Spanish form of Barnabas.
Bernardo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bernard.
Berto m Italian, Spanish
Short form of Roberto, Alberto and other names containing bert (often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright").
Blas m Spanish
Spanish form of Blaise.
Bolívar m Spanish (Latin American)
From a surname that was taken from the Basque place name Bolibar, which was derived from bolu "mill" and ibar "riverside". A famous bearer of the surname was Simón Bolívar (1783-1830), a South American revolutionary leader, after whom the country of Bolivia is named.
Bonifacio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Bonifatius (see Boniface).
Borja m Spanish
From a Spanish surname, used as a given name in honour of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Borja (1510-1572). The surname, also spelled Borgia, is derived from the name of a Spanish town, ultimately from Arabic بُرْج (burj) meaning "tower".
Brayan m Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of Brian.
Bruno m German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Latvian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown". Saint Bruno of Cologne was a German monk of the 11th century who founded the Carthusian Order. The surname has belonged to Giordano Bruno, a philosopher burned at the stake by the Inquisition.
Buenaventura m Spanish
Spanish form of Bonaventura.
Calisto m Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Portuguese and Spanish form of Callistus.
Calixto m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Calixtus.
Camilo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Camillus.
Cande f & m Spanish
Short form of Candelaria or Candelario.
Candelario m Spanish
Masculine form of Candelaria.
Cándido m Spanish
Spanish form of Candidus.
Carlos m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Charles.
Carmelo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian masculine form of Carmel.
Casimiro m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Casimir.
Cayetano m Spanish
Spanish form of Caietanus (see Gaetano).
Cebrián m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian).
Cecilio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Caecilius (see Cecilia).
Ceferino m Spanish
Spanish form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Celestino m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Caelestinus.
Celino m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Caelinus or a short form of Marcelino.
Celio m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Caelius.
Celso m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Celsus.
César m French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Caesar. A famous bearer was the American labour organizer César Chávez (1927-1993).
Che m Spanish
From an Argentine expression meaning "hey!". This nickname was acquired by the Argentine revolutionary Ernesto Guevara while he was in Cuba.
Chucho m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Jesús.
Chus m & f Spanish
Diminutive of Jesús or Jesusa.
Chuy m Spanish
Diminutive of Jesús.
Cipriano m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian).
Ciríaco m Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Portuguese form and Spanish variant of Cyriacus.
Ciriaco m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cyriacus.
Cirino m Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of Ciro.
Ciro m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cyrus.
Citlali f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "star" in Nahuatl.
Claudio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Claudius.
Clemente m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Clemens (see Clement).
Clímaco m Spanish
Spanish form of Climacus, derived from Greek κλῖμαξ (klimax) meaning "ladder". The 7th-century monk Saint John Climacus (also known as John of the Ladder) acquired this name because he wrote a book called The Ladder of Divine Ascent.
Conrado m Spanish
Spanish form of Conrad.
Constantino m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
Cornelio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Cornelius.
Cosme m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Cosmas.
Crisóstomo m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Chrysostomos.
Cristián m Spanish
Spanish form of Christian.
Cristian m Romanian, Spanish
Romanian and Spanish form of Christian.
Cristóbal m Spanish
Spanish form of Christopher.
Cruz f & m Spanish, Portuguese
Means "cross" in Spanish or Portuguese, referring to the cross of the crucifixion.
Cuauhtémoc m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "descending eagle" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the last Aztec emperor, ruling until he was captured and executed by the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in the year 1525.
Curro m Spanish
Andalusian diminutive of Francisco.
Custodio m Spanish
Means "guardian" in Spanish, from Latin custodia "protection, safekeeping".
Damián m Spanish, Czech
Spanish and Czech form of Damian.
Dani 2 m Hungarian, Spanish, Dutch
Diminutive of Dániel (Hungarian), Daniel (Spanish) or Daniël (Dutch).
Daniel m English, Hebrew, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Finnish, Estonian, Armenian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge", from the roots דִּין (din) meaning "to judge" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world.... [more]
Danilo m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Form of Daniel in various languages.
Darío m Spanish
Spanish form of Darius.
David m English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Welsh, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was derived from Hebrew דּוֹד (dod) meaning "beloved" or "uncle". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC. Several stories about him are told in the Old Testament, including his defeat of Goliath, a giant Philistine. According to the New Testament, Jesus was descended from him.... [more]
Demetrio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Demetrius.
Desiderio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Desiderius.
Diego m Spanish
Possibly a shortened form of Santiago. In medieval records Diego was Latinized as Didacus, and it has been suggested that it in fact derives from Greek διδαχή (didache) meaning "teaching". Saint Didacus (or Diego) was a 15th-century Franciscan brother based in Alcalá, Spain. Other famous bearers of this name include Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) and Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona (1960-).
Dimas m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Dismas.
Dionisio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Dionysius.
Domingo m Spanish
Spanish form of Dominic.
Donato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.
Duilio m Italian, Spanish
From the Roman name Duilius, which is possibly derived from Latin duellum "war". This was the name of a Roman consul who defeated the Carthaginians in a naval battle.
Eberardo m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Everard.
Edelmiro m Spanish
Spanish form of Adelmar.
Édgar m Spanish
Spanish form of Edgar.
Edgardo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Edgar.
Edmundo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Edmund.
Edu m Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of Eduardo.
Eduardo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Edward.
Efraín m Spanish
Spanish form of Ephraim.
Ehecatl m Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "wind" in Nahuatl. Ehecatl was the name of the Aztec wind god.
Eladio m Spanish
Spanish form of Helladius.
Eleuterio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Eleutherius.
Elías m Spanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of Elijah.
Eligio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eligius.
Eliseo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Elisha.
Eloy m Spanish
Spanish form of Eligius.
Elpidio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Elpidius.
Emigdio m Spanish
Spanish form of Emygdius (see Emidio).
Emiliano m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of the Roman cognomen Aemilianus, which was itself derived from the family name Aemilius (see Emil). This was the name of a 6th-century Spanish saint.
Emilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Enrique m Spanish
Spanish form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Epifanio m Spanish, Italian
From the Latin name Epiphanius, which was from the Greek name Ἐπιφάνιος (Epiphanios), itself derived from the Greek word ἐπιφάνεια (epiphaneia) meaning "appearance, manifestation". This name was borne by a few early saints. It is associated with the event known in English as the Epiphany (Spanish Epifanía, Italian Epifania, Latin Epiphania), the coming of the three Magi to visit the infant Jesus.
Erasmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Erasmus.
Eric m English, Swedish, German, Spanish
Means "ever ruler", from the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler, mighty". A notable bearer was Eiríkr inn Rauda (Eric the Red in English), a 10th-century navigator and explorer who discovered Greenland. This was also the name of several early kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway.... [more]
Ernesto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Ernest.
Estanislao m Spanish
Spanish form of Stanislav.
Esteban m Spanish
Spanish form of Stephen.
Eugenio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Eulogio m Spanish
Spanish form of Eulogius.
Eusebio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Eusebius.
Eustaquio m Spanish
Spanish form of Eustachius (see Eustace).
Eutimio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Euthymius.
Evaristo m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Evaristus.
Ezequiel m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ezekiel.
Fabián m Spanish
Spanish form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Fabio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Fabius.
Fabricio m Spanish
Spanish form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
Facundo m Spanish (Latin American)
From the Late Latin name Facundus, which meant "eloquent". This was the name of a few early saints, including a 3rd-century Spanish martyr.
Faustino m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of the Roman cognomen Faustinus, which was itself derived from the Roman name Faustus. Faustinus was the name of several early saints.
Fausto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Faustus.
Federico m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Frederick. Spanish poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) and Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) are famous bearers of this name.
Feliciano m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of the Roman name Felicianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name Felix. It was borne by a number of early saints, including a 3rd-century bishop of Foligno.
Felipe m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese form of Philip.
Félix m French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Felix.
Fermín m Spanish
Spanish form of Firmin.
Fernando m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ferdinand.
Fidel m Spanish
From the Late Latin name Fidelis meaning "faithful". A famous bearer was revolutionary leader Fidel Castro (1926-2016), the former president of Cuba.
Fito m Spanish
Diminutive of Adolfo or Rodolfo.
Flavio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Flavius.
Florencio m Spanish
Spanish form of Florentius (see Florence).
Florentino m Spanish
Spanish form of Florentinus.
Florián m Slovak, Czech, Spanish
Slovak, Czech and Spanish form of Florianus (see Florian).
Floro m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Florus.
Fortunato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
Fran m & f Spanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of Francis, Frances or related names.
Francisco m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see Francis). This is the Spanish name of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Other notable bearers include the Spanish painter and engraver Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) and the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco (1892-1975).
Francisco Javier m Spanish
Combination of Francisco and Javier, referring to Saint Francis Xavier.
Fulgencio m Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Fulgentius, which meant "shining" from Latin fulgens. Saint Fulgentius was a 6th-century bishop from Tunisia who was a friend of Saint Augustine.
Gabino m Spanish
Spanish form of Gabinus (see Gavino).
Gabriel m French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man", derived from גֶּבֶר (gever) meaning "strong man, hero" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Gabriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition, often appearing as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament he is sent to interpret the visions of the prophet Daniel, while in the New Testament he serves as the announcer of the births of John to Zechariah and Jesus to Mary. According to Islamic tradition he was the angel who dictated the Quran to Muhammad.... [more]
Gael m Breton, English (Modern), Spanish (Modern)
Probably from the ethno-linguistic term Gael, which refers to speakers of Gaelic languages.
Galo m Spanish
Spanish form of Gallus.
Gaspar m Spanish, Portuguese, Judeo-Christian Legend
Spanish and Portuguese form of Jasper, as well as the Latin form.
Gastón m Spanish
Spanish form of Gaston.
Geraldo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Gerald.
Gerardo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gerard.
Germán m Spanish
Spanish form of Germanus.
Gervasio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gervasius.
Gil 1 m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Giles.
Gilberto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Gilbert.
Ginés m Spanish
Spanish form of Genesius.
Glauco m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Glaucus.
Godofredo m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Godfrey.
Gonzalo m Spanish
From the medieval name Gundisalvus, which was the Latin form of a Germanic name composed of gund meaning "war" and a second element of unknown meaning (with the spelling influenced by Latin salvus "safe"). Saint Gonzalo was an 11th-century bishop of Mondoñedo in Galicia, Spain.
Goyo m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Gregorio.
Graciano m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Gregorio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gregorius (see Gregory).
Grimaldo m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Grimwald.
Guadalupe f & m Spanish
From a Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, meaning "Our Lady of Guadalupe". Guadalupe is a Spanish place name, the site of a famous convent, derived from Arabic وادي (wadi) meaning "valley, river" possibly combined with Latin lupus meaning "wolf". In the 16th century Our Lady of Guadalupe supposedly appeared in a vision to a native Mexican man, and she is now regarded as a patron saint of the Americas.
Gualterio m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Walter.
Guillermo m Spanish
Spanish form of William.
Gustavo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Gustav.
Haroldo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Harold.
Héctor m Spanish
Spanish form of Hector.
Heliodoro m Spanish, Portuguese
From the Greek name Ἡλιόδωρος (Heliodoros), derived from the elements ἥλιος (helios) meaning "sun" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". Saint Heliodoro was a 4th-century bishop of Altino.
Heraclio m Spanish
Spanish form of Heraclius.
Herberto m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Herbert.
Heriberto m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Herbert.
Hermenegildo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of a Visigothic name meaning "complete sacrifice", from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, entire" and gild "sacrifice, value". It was borne by a 6th-century saint, the son of Liuvigild the Visigothic king of Hispania.
Herminio m Spanish
Spanish form of Herminius.
Hernán m Spanish
Short form of Hernando.
Hernando m Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of Ferdinand. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), a Spanish conquistador.
Hilario m Spanish
Spanish form of Hilarius.
Hipólito m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hippolytos.
Horacio m Spanish
Spanish form of Horatius.
Hugo m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Dutch, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hugh. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables.
Humberto m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Humbert.
Ibán m Spanish
Spanish form of Iban.
Ignacio m Spanish
Spanish form of Ignatius.
Ildefonso m Spanish
Spanish form of the Visigothic name Hildefons, which meant "battle ready", derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and funs "ready". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, an archbishop of Toledo.
Íñigo m Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of Eneko. This was the birth name of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who changed it in honour of Saint Ignatius of Antioch. As such, this name is sometimes regarded as a form of Ignatius.
Inocencio m Spanish
Spanish form of Innocentius (see Innocent).
Isaac m English, Spanish, Catalan, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice", derived from צָחַק (tzachaq) meaning "to laugh". The Old Testament explains this meaning, by recounting that Abraham laughed when God told him that his aged wife Sarah would become pregnant with Isaac (see Genesis 17:17), and later Sarah laughed when overhearing the same prophecy (see Genesis 18:12). When Isaac was a boy, God tested Abraham's faith by ordering him to sacrifice his son, though an angel prevented the act at the last moment. Isaac went on to become the father of Esau and Jacob with his wife Rebecca.... [more]
Isaías m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Isaiah.
Isidoro m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Isidore.
Isidro m Spanish
Spanish variant of Isidore.
Ismael m Spanish, Portuguese, Biblical Greek
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ishmael. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
Israel m Jewish, English, Spanish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contends", from the roots שָׂרָה (sarah) meaning "to contend, to fight" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament, Israel (who was formerly named Jacob; see Genesis 32:28) wrestles with an angel. The ancient and modern states of Israel took their names from him.
Iván m Spanish, Hungarian
Spanish and Hungarian form of Ivan.
Izan m Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of Ethan, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Jacinto m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hyacinthus.
Jacobo m Spanish
Spanish form of Iacobus, the New Testament Latin form of James. The apostles are also commonly denoted Santiago in Spanish.
Jafet m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Japheth.
Jaime 1 m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Iacomus (see James).
Jair m Biblical, Biblical Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "he shines" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a son of Manasseh and one of the ruling judges of the Israelites.
Javi m Spanish
Short form of Javier.
Javier m Spanish
Spanish form of Xavier.
Jenaro m Spanish
Spanish form of Januarius.
Jeremías m Spanish
Spanish form of Jeremiah.
Jerónimo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Jesús m Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of Jesus, used as a personal name.
Joaquín m Spanish
Spanish form of Joachim.
Joaquin m Spanish (Americanized)
Unaccented form of Joaquín used mainly in America.
Joel m English, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "Yahweh is God", from the elements יוֹ (yo) and אֵל ('el), both referring to the Hebrew God. Joel is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Joel, which describes a plague of locusts. In England, it was first used as a Christian name after the Protestant Reformation.
Jonatan m Spanish, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German (Rare)
Spanish and Polish form of Jonathan, as well as a Scandinavian and German variant form.
Jordán m Spanish
Spanish form of Jordan.
Jorge m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of George.
Jose m Spanish (Americanized, Filipinized)
Unaccented form of José used mainly in America and the Philippines.
José m & f Spanish, Portuguese, French
Spanish and Portuguese form of Joseph, as well as a French variant. In Spanish-speaking regions it is occasionally used as a feminine middle name (or the second part of a double name), often paired with María. This was the most popular name for boys in Spain for the first half of the 20th century.
José Ángel m Spanish
Combination of José and Ángel.
José Antonio m Spanish
Combination of José and Antonio.
José Luis m Spanish
Combination of José and Luis.
José María m Spanish
Combination of José and María, the names of the parents of Jesus.
Josepe m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish variant of Joseph.
Josué m French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Joshua.
Juan 1 m Spanish, Manx
Spanish and Manx form of Iohannes (see John). Like other forms of John in Europe, this name has been extremely popular in Spain since the late Middle Ages. It is borne by Don Juan, a character from Spanish legend who, after killing his lover's father, is dragged to hell by the father's ghost.
Juan Bautista m Spanish
Combination of Juan 1 and Bautista, given in honour of Saint John the Baptist.
Juan Carlos m Spanish
Combination of Juan 1 and Carlos.
Juancho m Spanish
Diminutive of Juan 1.
Juan Francisco m Spanish
Combination of Juan 1 and Francisco.
Juanito m Spanish
Diminutive of Juan 1.
Juan José m Spanish
Combination of Juan 1 and José.
Juanma m Spanish
Contraction of Juan Manuel.
Juan Manuel m Spanish
Combination of Juan 1 and Manuel.