Names Categorized "modern Spanish"

This is a list of names in which the categories include modern Spanish.
gender
usage
Ámbar f Spanish (Modern)
Spanish cognate of Amber.
Amets m & f Basque
Means "dream" in Basque.
Ashling f Irish
Anglicized form of Aisling.
Brayan m Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of Brian.
Citlali f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "star" in Nahuatl.
Gael m Breton, English (Modern), Spanish (Modern)
Probably from the ethno-linguistic term Gael, which refers to speakers of Gaelic languages.
Iara f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "lady of the water", from Tupi 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.
Ikram f & m Arabic
Means "honour" in Arabic, from the root كَرُمَ (karuma) meaning "to be generous".
Iman f & m Arabic, Persian, Indonesian
Means "faith", derived from Arabic أمُنَ (amuna) meaning "to be faithful". It is typically feminine in Arabic and typically masculine in Persian.
Itzel f Indigenous American, Mayan
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Mayan itz meaning "dew, nectar, fluid". Otherwise, it might be a variant of Ixchel.
Ixchel f Mayan Mythology, Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "rainbow lady" in Mayan. Ixchel was the Maya goddess of the earth, the moon, and medicine. She was often depicted with a snake in her hair and crossbones embroidered on her skirt.
Izan m Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of Ethan, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Izar f & m Basque
Means "star" in Basque.
Jaci 2 f & m Indigenous American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
Leilani f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Maiara f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "great-grandmother, wise" in Tupi.
Maram f & m Arabic
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic.
Meztli m & f Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "moon" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec god (or goddess) of the moon.
Millaray f Indigenous American, Mapuche
Means "golden flower" in Mapuche.
Nayeli f Indigenous American, Zapotec, Spanish (Mexican)
Possibly from Zapotec nadxiie lii meaning "I love you" or nayele' meaning "open".
Neizan m Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of Nathan, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Nicte f Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "flower" in Mayan.
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.
Tiare f Tahitian
Means "flower" in Tahitian, also specifically referring to the species Gardenia taitensis.
Xóchilt f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Spanish variant form of Xóchitl.
Xochitl f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "flower" in Nahuatl.
Yara 1 f Arabic
From Persian یار (yar) meaning "friend, helper".
Yaritza f Spanish (Latin American)
Elaborated form of Yara 1 or Yara 2 (using the same suffix as Maritza).
Yūki m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "permanence" combined with (ki) meaning "hope", (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
Yuki f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
Yunuen m & f Indigenous American, Mayan
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.
Yuuki m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優希 or 悠希 or 優輝 or 悠生 (see Yūki).