Names Categorized "modern Portuguese"

This is a list of names in which the categories include modern Portuguese.
Iara f Tupi
Means "lady of the water" in Tupi, from y "water" and îara "lady, mistress". In Brazilian folklore this is the name of a beautiful river nymph who would lure men into the water. She may have been based upon earlier Tupi legends.
Jaci 2 f & m Tupi
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
Maiara f Tupi
From Tupi maya arya meaning "great-grandmother".
Soraya f Persian, Spanish, French, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Persian form of Thurayya. It became popular in some parts of Europe because of the fame of Princess Soraya (1932-2001), wife of the last Shah of Iran, who became a European socialite.
Uiara f Tupi
Variant of Iara.
Yara 1 f Arabic
From Persian یار (yar) meaning "friend, helper".
Yara 2 f Tupi
Variant of Iara.
Yasmin f Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu, English (Modern), Spanish (Modern), Portuguese (Modern)
Means "jasmine" in Arabic and Hebrew, derived from Persian یاسمین (yasamin). In modern times it has been used in the western world, as an Arabic-influenced variant of Jasmine.