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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TEOBALDO m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of THEOBALD.
TEODORO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Theodoros (see THEODORE).
TEODOSIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of THEODOSIUS.
TEÓDULO m Spanish
Spanish form of THEODULUS.
TEÓFILA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of THEOPHILUS.
TEÓFILO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of THEOPHILUS.
TERCERO m Spanish (Rare)
Means "third" in Spanish. This name was traditionally given to the third child born.
TERE f Spanish
Spanish short form of TERESA.
TERESA f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Finnish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Form of THERESA used in several languages. Saint Teresa of Ávila was a 16th-century Spanish nun who reformed the Carmelite monasteries and wrote several spiritual books. It was also borne by the beatified Albanian missionary Mother Teresa (1910-1997), who worked with the poor in Calcutta. She adopted the name in honour of the French saint Thérèse of Lisieux, who is the patron of missionaries.
TERESE f Basque, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Basque and Scandinavian form of TERESA.
TERESITA f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of TERESA.
TIBURCIO m Spanish
Spanish form of the Roman cognomen Tiburtius meaning "of Tibur". Tibur (now called Tivoli) was a resort town near Rome. Saint Tiburtius was a 3rd-century martyr from Rome.
TIMOTEO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of TIMOTHY.
TITO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of TITUS.
TOMÁS m Spanish, Portuguese, Irish
Spanish, Portuguese and Irish form of THOMAS.
TOMÀS m Catalan
Catalan form of THOMAS.
TOMASA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of THOMAS.
TONI (1) m Finnish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Spanish, Portuguese, German
Short form of ANTTONI, ANTUN, and other related names.
TOÑO m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ANTONIO.
TORIBIO m Spanish
Spanish form of the Roman cognomen Turibius, of unknown meaning. Saint Toribio was a 16th-century archbishop of Lima.
TRIANA f Spanish (Modern)
From the name of a neighbourhood in the city of Seville, of uncertain meaning.
TRINI f Spanish
Short form of TRINIDAD.
TRINIDAD f & m Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity. An island in the West Indies bears this name.
TRISTÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of TRISTAN.
TULIO m Spanish
Spanish form of TULLIO.
TXOMIN m Basque
Basque form of DOMINIC.
UDANE f Basque
Derived from Basque uda meaning "summer".
ULISES m Spanish
Spanish form of ULYSSES.
UNAI m Basque
Means "cowherd" in Basque.
URBANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Urbanus (see URBAN).
ÚRSULA f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of URSULA.
USOA f Basque
Means "dove" in Basque.
UXÍA f Galician
Galician form of EUGENIA.
UXÍO m Galician
Galician form of EUGENE.
UXUE f Basque
From the Basque name of the Spanish town of Ujué where there is a church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its name is derived from Basque usoa "dove".
VALENTE m Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of VALENS.
VALENTÍN m Spanish, Slovak
Spanish and Slovak form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
VALENTINA f Italian, Russian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, Latvian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VALÈRIA f Catalan
Catalan form of VALERIA.
VALERIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VALERIUS. This was the name of a 2nd-century Roman saint and martyr.
VALERIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of VALERIUS.
VALERO m Spanish
Spanish variant of VALERIUS.
VASCO m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
From the medieval Spanish name Velasco, which possibly meant "crow" in Basque. A famous bearer was the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, the first person to sail from Europe around Africa to India.
VENCESLÁS m Spanish
Spanish form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
VERA (1) f Russian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Georgian
Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
VERÓNICA f Spanish
Spanish form of VERONICA.
VICENÇ m Catalan
Catalan form of VINCENT.
VICENT m Catalan
Valencian form of VINCENT.
VICENTE m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of VINCENT.
VÍCTOR m Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of VICTOR.
VICTÒRIA f Catalan
Catalan form of VICTORIA.
VICTORIA f English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa.... [more]
VICTORIANO m Spanish
Spanish form of VICTORIANUS.
VICTORINO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of VICTORINUS.
VIDAL m Spanish
Spanish form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VINICIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of the Roman family name Vinicius, which was possibly derived from Latin vinum "wine".
VIOLETA f Romanian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Lithuanian
Form of VIOLET in several languages.
VIRGILIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of VIRGIL.
VIRGINIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius, which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin". According to a legend, it was the name of a Roman woman killed by her father so as to save her from the clutches of a crooked official.... [more]
VISITACIÓN f Spanish
Means "visitation" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth.
VITO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of VITUS.
VÍTOR m Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of VICTOR.
VIVIANA f Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
WÁLTER m Spanish
Spanish variant form of WALTER.
WILFREDO m Spanish
Spanish form of WILFRED.
XABI m Basque
Basque diminutive of XAVIER.
XABIER m Basque, Galician
Basque and Galician form of XAVIER.
XACOBE m Galician
Galician form of JACOB (or JAMES).
XAIME m Galician
Galician form of JAMES.
XANTI m Basque
Basque form of SANTIAGO.
XAVI m Catalan
Catalan diminutive of XAVIER.
XAVIER m English, French, Portuguese, Catalan, Spanish (Archaic)
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) who was borne in a village of this name. He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries. His surname has since been adopted as a given name in his honour, chiefly among Catholics.
XESÚS m Galician
Galician form of JESUS, used as a personal name.
XIÁN m Galician
From Xulián, the Galician form of JULIAN.
XIANA f Galician
From Xuliana, the Galician form of JULIANA.
XIMENA f Spanish
Feminine form of XIMENO. This was the name of the wife of El Cid.
XIMO m Catalan
Valencian diminutive of JOAQUIM.
XIMUN m Basque
Basque form of XIMENO.
XIOMARA f Spanish
Possibly a Spanish form of GUIOMAR.
XOÁN m Galician
Galician form of JOHN.
XOANA f Galician
Galician feminine form of JOHN.
XÓCHILT f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Spanish variant form of XÓCHITL.
XOEL m Galician
Galician form of JOEL.
XOSÉ m Galician
Galician form of JOSEPH.
XUAN m Asturian
Asturian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
XULIA f Galician
Galician form of JULIA.
XULIO m Galician
Galician form of JULIUS.
XURXO m Galician
Galician form of GEORGE.
YADIRA f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from an Arabic name. It has been used in Mexico since at least the 1940s, perhaps inspired by the Colombian actress Yadira Jiménez (1928-?), who performed in Mexican films beginning in 1946.
YAGO m Spanish
Spanish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAIR m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American)
Hebrew form of JAIR, as well as a Spanish variant.
YAIZA f Spanish
From the name of a town in the Canary Islands, Spain. It was used by the novelist Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa for the main character in his 'Ocean' trilogy of books (beginning 1984).
YAMILA f Spanish (Latin American)
Form of JAMILA used especially in Latin America.
YENNY f Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish variant of JENNY.
YESENIA f Spanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a type of tree found in South America. This name was first used by Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the Mexican telenovela 'Yesenia' (1970) and subsequent film adaptation (1971).
YESSICA f Spanish
Spanish form of JESSICA.
YOLANDA f Spanish, English
From the medieval French name Yolande, which was probably a form of the name Violante, which was itself a derivative of Latin viola "violet". Alternatively it could be of Germanic origin.... [more]
YSABEL f Spanish (Archaic)
Medieval Spanish form of ISABEL.
ZACARÍAS m Spanish
Spanish form of ZECHARIAH.
ZAIRA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ZAÏRE.
ZERU m Basque
Means "sky" in Basque.
ZIGOR m Basque
Means "punishment" in Basque.
ZOÈ f Catalan
Catalan form of ZOE.
ZORAIDA f Spanish
Perhaps means "enchanting" or "dawn" in Arabic. This was the name of a minor 12th-century Spanish saint, a convert from Islam. The name was used by Cervantes for a character in his novel 'Don Quixote' (1606), in which Zoraida is a beautiful Moorish woman of Algiers who converts to Christianity and elopes with a Spanish officer.
ZORION m & f Basque
Means "happiness" in Basque.
ZORIONE f Basque
Feminine form of ZORION.
ZURIÑE f Basque
Derived from Basque zuri "white".
ZUZEN m Basque
Means "just, fair" in Basque.