Spanish 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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CIRO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of CYRUS.
CLARA f German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Catalan, Romanian, English, Swedish, Danish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus, which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares. As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages, originally in the form Clare, though the Latinate spelling Clara became more popular in the 19th century.
CLARISA f Spanish
Spanish variant of CLARISSA.
CLARISSA f English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Latinate form of CLARICE. This was the name of the title character in a 1748 novel by Samuel Richardson. In the novel Clarissa is a virtuous woman who is tragically exploited by her family and her lover.
CLÀUDIA f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
CLAUDIA f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
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 κλιμαξ (klimax) "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'.
CLIMENT m Catalan
Catalan form of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
CLOE f Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of CHLOE.
CLOTILDE f French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French form of the Germanic name Chlotichilda, which was composed of the elements hlud "fame" and hild "battle". Saint Clotilde was the wife of the Frankish king Clovis, whom she converted to Christianity.
CONCEPCIÓN f Spanish
Means "conception" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. A city in Chile bears this name.
CONCHA f Spanish
Diminutive of CONCEPCIÓN. This name can also mean "seashell" in Spanish.
CONCHITA f Spanish
Diminutive of CONCHA.
CONRADO m Spanish
Spanish form of CONRAD.
CONSTANZA f Spanish
Spanish form of CONSTANTIA.
CONSUELO f Spanish
Means "consolation" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Consuelo, meaning "Our Lady of Consolation".
CORAL f English, Spanish
From the English and Spanish word coral for the underwater skeletal deposits that can form reefs. It is ultimately derived (via Old French and Latin) from Greek κοραλλιον (korallion).
CORNELIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of CORNELIUS.
CORONA f Late Roman, Italian, Spanish
Means "crown" in Latin, as well as Italian and Spanish. This was the name of a 2nd-century saint who was martyred with her companion Victor.
COSME m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of COSMAS.
CRESCENCIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
CRISTIÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of CHRISTIAN.
CRISTIAN m Romanian, Spanish
Romanian and Spanish form of CHRISTIAN.
CRISTINA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian form of CHRISTINA.
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.
CRUZITA f Spanish
Diminutive of CRUZ.
CURRO m Spanish
Andalusian diminutive of FRANCISCO.
CUSTODIA f Spanish
Feminine form of CUSTODIO.
CUSTODIO m Spanish
Means "guardian" in Spanish, from Latin custodia "protection, safekeeping".
DAFNE f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DAPHNE.
DALIA (1) f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Spanish form of DAHLIA. The Dahlia is the national flower of Mexico.
DALILA f French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of DELILAH.
DAMIÁN m Spanish, Czech
Spanish and Czech form of DAMIAN.
DANEL m Basque
Basque form of DANIEL.
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, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, 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, Spanish, Portuguese, 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]
DÉBORA f Spanish, Portuguese, French
Spanish, Portuguese and French form of DEBORAH.
DELFINA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DELPHINA.
DELIA (1) f English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Greek Mythology
Means "of Delos" in Greek. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis, given because she and her twin brother Apollo were born on the island of Delos. The name appeared in several poems of the 16th and 17th centuries, and it has occasionally been used as a given name since that time.
DEMETRIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DEMETRIUS.
DESI m Spanish
Diminutive of DESIDERIO.
DESIDERIA f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERIO. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
DESIDERIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DESIDERIUS.
DIANA f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see ZEUS). Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.... [more]
DÍDAC m Catalan
Catalan form of DIDACUS.
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 διδαχη (didache) "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.
DIONISIA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONISIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of DIONYSIUS.
DOLORES f Spanish, English
Means "sorrows", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary María de los Dolores, meaning "Mary of Sorrows". It has been used in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, becoming especially popular in America during the 1920s and 30s.
DOLORS f Catalan
Catalan form of DOLORES.
DOMINGA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of DOMINIC.
DOMINGO m Spanish
Spanish form of DOMINIC.
DOMITILA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of DOMITILLA.
DONAT m French (Rare), Occitan (Rare), Catalan (Rare), Polish (Rare)
French, Occitan, Catalan and Polish form of Donatus (see DONATO).
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.
DORES f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of DOLORES.
DOROTEA f Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian
Form of DOROTHEA in several languages.
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.
DULCE f Spanish, Portuguese
Means "sweet" or "candy" in Spanish.
EBERARDO m Spanish
Spanish form of EVERARD.
EDELMIRA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of ADELMAR.
EDELMIRO m Spanish
Spanish form of ADELMAR.
EDER (2) m Basque
Means "handsome, beautiful" in Basque.
EDERNE f Basque (Rare)
Feminine variant of EDER (2).
EDGARDO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EDGAR.
EDMUNDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EDMUND.
EDORTA m Basque
Basque form of EDWARD.
EDUARDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EDWARD.
EDUR m Basque (Rare)
Masculine form of EDURNE.
EDURNE f Basque
Means "snow" in Basque, from edur, a variant of elur "snow". It is a Basque equivalent of Nieves.
EFRAÍN m Spanish
Spanish form of EPHRAIM.
EGUZKI m Basque
Means "sun" in Basque.
EGUZKIÑE f Basque
Feminine form of EGUZKI.
EIDER f Basque
Feminine form of EDER (2).
EKAIN m Basque
Means "June (the month)" in Basque.
EKAITZ m Basque
Means "storm" in Basque.
ELADIO m Spanish
Spanish form of HELLADIUS.
ELBA f Spanish
Possibly a Spanish variant form of ALBA (3).
ELENA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, Greek, German, English, Medieval Slavic
Form of HELEN used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Елена (see YELENA).
ELEUTERIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of ELEUTHERIUS.
ELI (3) f Spanish, Norwegian, Danish
Spanish, Norwegian and Danish short form of ELISABET or ELIN.
ÈLIA f Catalan
Catalan form of AELIA.
ELIANA (1) f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English (Modern)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ÉLIANE.
ELÍAS m Spanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of ELIJAH.
ELIGIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ELIGIUS.
ELISABET f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, Spanish, Biblical Greek
Scandinavian and Finnish form of ELIZABETH. It is also used in Spain alongside the traditional form Isabel.
ELISEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ELISHA.
ELIXABETE f Basque
Basque form of ELIZABETH.
ELODIA f Spanish
Spanish form of ALODIA.
ELOI m Catalan
Catalan form of ELIGIUS.
ELOÍSA f Spanish
Spanish form of ELOISE.
ELOY m Spanish
Spanish form of ELIGIUS.
ELPIDIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ELPIDIUS.
ELVIRA f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Russian
Spanish form of a Visigothic name, possibly composed of the Germanic elements ala "all" and wer "true". This is the name of a character in Mozart's opera 'Don Giovanni' (1787).
EMA f Spanish, Portuguese, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian
Form of EMMA used in various languages.
EMELINA f Spanish
Spanish form of Amelina (see EMMELINE).
EMIGDIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Emygdius (see EMIDIO).
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).
EMILIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMMA f English, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning "whole" or "universal". It was introduced to England by Emma of Normandy, who was the wife both of King Ethelred II (and by him the mother of Edward the Confessor) and later of King Canute. It was also borne by an 11th-century Austrian saint, who is sometimes called Hemma.... [more]
EMPERATRIZ f Spanish
Means "empress" in Spanish.
ENARA f Basque
Means "swallow (bird)" in Basque.
ENCARNA f Spanish
Short form of ENCARNACIÓN.
ENCARNACIÓN f Spanish
Means "incarnation" in Spanish. This is given in reference to the Incarnation of Jesus in the womb of the Virgin Mary.
ENDIKA m Basque
Basque form of HENRY.
ENEIDA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
From the Portuguese and Spanish name of the 'Aeneid' (see AENEAS).
ENEKO m Basque
Possibly derived from Basque ene "my" and ko, a diminutive suffix. This was the name of the first king of Pamplona or Navarre (9th century), whose name is usually rendered as Íñigo.
ENRIC m Catalan
Catalan form of HENRY.
ENRIQUE m Spanish
Spanish form of HENRY.
EPIFANIO m Spanish, Italian
From the Latin name Epiphanius, which was from the Greek name Επιφανιος (Epiphanios), itself derived from the Greek word επιφανεια (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.
ERCILIA f Spanish
Spanish form of HERSILIA.
ÈRIC m Catalan
Catalan form of ERIC.
ERIC m English, Swedish, German, Spanish
From the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler". 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]
ERLANTZ m Basque
Means "glow, shine" in Basque.
ERLEA f Basque
Means "a bee" in Basque.
ERNESTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ERNEST.
ERRAMUN m Basque
Basque form of RAYMOND.
ESKARNE f Basque
Means "mercy" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Mercedes.
ESMERALDA f Spanish, Portuguese, English, Literature
Means "emerald" in Spanish and Portuguese. Victor Hugo used this name in his novel 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1831), in which Esmeralda is the Gypsy girl who is loved by Quasimodo. It has occasionally been used in the English-speaking world since that time.
ESPERANZA f Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Sperantia, which was derived from sperare "to hope".
ESPIRIDIÓN m Spanish
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
ESTAVAN m Spanish
Spanish form of STEPHEN.
ESTEBAN m Spanish
Spanish form of STEPHEN.
ESTEBE m Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
ESTEFANÍA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of STEPHEN.
ESTELA f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of ESTELLE.
ESTEVE m Catalan
Catalan form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVO m Galician
Galician form of STEPHEN.
ESTHER f English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian. Alternatively it could be a derivative of the name of the Near Eastern goddess ISHTAR. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the story of Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia. The king's advisor Haman persuaded the king to exterminate all the Jews in the realm. Warned of this plot by her cousin Mordecai, Esther revealed her Jewish ancestry and convinced the king to execute Haman instead. Her original Hebrew name was Hadassah.... [more]
ESTI f Basque
Means "sweet, honey" in Basque.
ESTIÑNE f Basque
Variant of ESTI.
ESTRELLA f Spanish
Spanish form of STELLA (1), coinciding with the Spanish word meaning "star".
ETELVINA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of ADALWIN.
EUFEMIA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIA.
EUGENIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
EUGENIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUKENE f Basque
Basque form of EUGENIA.
EULÀLIA f Catalan
Catalan form of EULALIA.
EULALIA f Spanish, Italian, English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and λαλεω (laleo) "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
EURIA f Basque
Means "rain" in Basque.
EUSEBIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSTAQUIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUTIMIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTROPIO m Spanish
Spanish form of EUTROPIUS.
EVA f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
EVANGELINA f Spanish, English
Latinate form of EVANGELINE.
EVARISTO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of EVARISTUS.
EVELIA f Spanish
Elaborated form of EVA.
EVITA f Spanish, Latvian
Diminutive of EVA.
EZEQUIEL m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EZEKIEL.
EZTEBE m Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
FABIÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIANA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FABIUS.
FABIOLA f Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
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.
FANNY f English, French, Spanish
Diminutive of FRANCES, FRANÇOISE or STÉPHANIE. In the English-speaking world this has been a vulgar slang word since the late 19th century, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
FÁTIMA f Portuguese, Spanish
From the name of a town in Portugal, which was derived from the Arabic feminine name FATIMAH, apparently after a Moorish princess who converted to Christianity during the Reconquista. The town became an important Christian pilgrimage center after 1917 when three local children reported witnessing repeated apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
FÀTIMA f Catalan
Catalan form of FÁTIMA.
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.
FEBE f Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Dutch, Spanish and Italian form of PHOEBE.
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.
FELICIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of FELIX. In England, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.
FELICIANA f Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICIANO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Roman name Felicianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name FELIX.
FELICIDAD f Spanish
Spanish form of FELICITAS. It also means "happiness" in Spanish.
FELIP m Catalan
Catalan form of PHILIP.
FELIPA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of PHILIP.
FELIPE m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese form of PHILIP.
FELISA f Spanish
Spanish form of FELICIA.
FELIU m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of FELIX.
FÉLIX m French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of FELIX.
FERMÍN m Spanish
Spanish form of FIRMIN.
FERMIN m Basque
Basque form of FIRMIN.
FERMINTXO m Basque
Basque diminutive of FIRMIN.
FERNANDA f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of FERDINAND.
FERRAN m Catalan
Catalan 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.
FIDELA f Spanish
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIDELIA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FILOMENA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of PHILOMENA.
FITO m Spanish
Diminutive of ADOLFO or RODOLFO.
FLAVIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FLAVIUS.
FLORA f English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.
FLORENCIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENCIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTINO m Spanish
Spanish form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORINDA f Spanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
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.
FRANCESC m Catalan
Catalan form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCESCA f Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISCA f Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISCO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver. The name was also borne by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
FRANCISCO JAVIER m Spanish
Combination of FRANCISCO and JAVIER, referring to Saint Francis Xavier.
FRANTZISKA f Basque
Basque feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKO m Basque
Basque form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
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]
GAIZKA m Basque
Means "saviour" in Basque.
GALA (2) f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of GALLUS.
GAL·LA f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of GALLUS.
GALO m Spanish
Spanish form of GALLUS.
GANIX m Basque
Basque form of JOHN.
GARAILE m Basque
Means "victor" in Basque.
GARBI f Basque
Means "clean, pure" in Basque.
GARBIÑE f Basque
Variant of GARBI.
GARDEN f Basque
Means "transparent, clear" in Basque.
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.
GEMA f Spanish
Spanish form of GEMMA.
GEMMA f Italian, Catalan, English (British), Dutch
Medieval Italian nickname meaning "gem, precious stone". It was borne by the wife of the 13th-century Italian poet Dante Alighieri.
GENOVEVA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GENEVIÈVE.
GEORGINA f English, Dutch, German, Spanish
Feminine form of GEORGE.
GERALDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GERALD.
GERARD m English, Dutch, Catalan, Polish
Derived from the Germanic element ger meaning "spear" combined with hard meaning "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced this name to Britain. It was initially much more common than the similar name Gerald, with which it was often confused, but it is now less common.
GERARDO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GERARD.
GERMÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of GERMANUS.
GERTRUDIS f Spanish
Latinized form of GERTRUDE.
GERVASIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GERVASIUS.
GIL (1) m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GILES.
GILBERTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GILBERT.
GISELA f German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese form of GISELLE.
GLAUCO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GLAUCUS.
GLORIA f English, Spanish, Italian, German
Means "glory", from the Portuguese and Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary Maria da Glória and María de Gloria. Maria da Glória (1819-1853) was the daughter of the Brazilian emperor Pedro I, eventually becoming queen of Portugal as Maria II.... [more]
GODOFREDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GODFREY.
GOIZANE f Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning".
GOIZARGI f Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and argi "light".
GOIZEDER f Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and eder "beautiful".
GONÇAL m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of GONZALO.
GONZALO m Spanish
From the medieval name Gundisalvus, which was the Latin form of a Germanic name composed of the elements gund "war" and salv, of unknown meaning.
GORKA m Basque
Basque form of GEORGE.
GOTZON m Basque
Means "angel" in Basque.
GOTZONE f Basque
Feminine form of GOTZON.
GOYO m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of GREGORIO.
GRACIA f Spanish
Means "grace" in Spanish, making it a cognate of GRACE.
GRACIANA f Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of GRACIANO.
GRACIANO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRACIELA f Spanish
Elaboration of GRACIA.
GREGORIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GREGORY.
GRIMALDO m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of GRIMWALD.
GRISELDA f English, Scottish, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval tales by Boccaccio and Chaucer.
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.
GUIFRÉ m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of WILFRED. This was the name of a 9th-century count of Barcelona.
GUILLEM m Catalan
Catalan form of WILLIAM.
GUILLERMO m Spanish
Spanish form of WILLIAM.
GUIOMAR f & m Portuguese, Spanish, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and mari "famous". In the medieval 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle he plays a minor role as a cousin of Guinevere, who banishes him after he becomes a lover of Morgan le Fey. In modern Portugal and Spain it is a feminine name.
GURUTZ m Basque
Means "cross" in Basque.
GURUTZE f Basque
Feminine form of GURUTZ.
GUSTAVO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GUSTAV.
GUTXI m Basque
Possibly means "little" in Basque.
HAIZEA f Basque
Means "wind" in Basque.
HARKAITZ m Basque
Variant of ARKAITZ.
HAROLDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HAROLD.
HAYDÉE f Spanish, French (Rare)
Spanish and French form of HAIDEE, from Byron's 'Don Juan' (1819). It was later used by Alexander Dumas for a character in 'The Count of Monte Cristo' (1844).
HÉCTOR m Spanish
Spanish form of HECTOR.
HÈCTOR m Catalan
Catalan form of HECTOR.
HELIODORO m Spanish, Portuguese
From the Greek name ‘Ηλιοδωρος (Heliodoros), derived from the elements ‘ηλιος (helios) "sun" and δωρον (doron) "gift". Saint Heliodoro was a 4th-century bishop of Altino.
HERACLIO m Spanish
Spanish form of HERACLIUS.
HERBERTO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HERBERT.
HERIBERTO m Spanish, Portuguese
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.