Catalan Submitted Names
are used in Catalonia in eastern Spain, as well as in other Catalan
-speaking areas including Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and Andorra.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AFRODITA f Basque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
ALCEU m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sicilian
Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian and Sicilian form of Alcaeus
. Known bearers of this name include Brazilian writer and journalist Alceu Amoroso Lima (1893-1983) and Brazilian soccer player Alceu Rodrigues Simoni Filho (b... [more]
ALOMA f Catalan, Literature
This name was used by the medieval writer and philosopher Ramon Llull in his novel Blanquerna
(1283), where it belongs to the mother of the main character. Llull possibly based it on the masculine name Alomar
(nowadays found as a surname - see Alomar
), which derives from the Germanic name Aldemar
ANIOL m Catalan
From the Latin Annianus
, (Cf. Annius
), derived from Anna Perenna
, "Goddess of the cycle of the year" and Greek ἀνδρός (andros) "manly, man".
ARES f Catalan
Derived from Catalan Mare de Déu de les Ares
("Mother of God of the Ares"), which is the name of a sanctuary located on Coll d'Ares, a Catalan mountain pass in the Pyrenees. It is the site of a Marian devotion, which is why Catalan parents bestow this name upon their daughters.
ATENA f Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena
AVEL·LÍ m Catalan
Catalan form of Avellino
, the surname of the 17th-century Italian saint Andrew Avellino.
CALAMANDA f Catalan
Meaning uncertain; possibly derived from the Latin calamus
, "reed, cane". This was the name of a (possibly legendary) Catalan saint, who is the patroness of Calaf.
DALMAU m Catalan
Catalan form of Dalmatius
. The Blessed Dalmau Moner was 14th century hermit from Santa Coloma de Farners.
DIANEU f Catalan
Meaning "day of the snow", from the Catalan dia
meaning "day" and neu
meaning "snow". Possibly related to the English Diane
ELM m Catalan, English
Catalan form of Elmo
, as well as a short form of Elmer
. The name may also be taken directly from the English word elm
, a type of tree.
ÈNIA f Catalan
Either a short form of Eugènia
or a Catalan form of Enya
, given in reference to the Irish singer Enya (1961-).
ESCLARAMUNDA f Catalan (Rare)
Catalan feminine name derived from esclara
meaning "clarifying, elucidating" and possibly the Germanic name element mund
EVARIST m Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovene form of Evaristus
FARNERS f Catalan
From the Catalan title of the Virgin Mary Mare de Déu de Farners
, meaning "Our Lady of Farners". Farners (now called Santa Coloma de Farners) is a town in Girona, Catalonia, where there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary... [more]
GAZIEL m Catalan
Catalan in origin, name was used by famous Spanish author Agustí Calvet Pascual as a pseudonym.