Portuguese Submitted Names
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Derived from a Germanic name that was apparently composed of the elements odal
"heritage, fatherland" and wald
"rule". This name was borne by several Brazilian politicians, such as Adroaldo Mesquita da Costa (1894-1985) and Adroaldo Peixoto Garani (b... [more]
AFRODITAfBasque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
AGUINALDOmSpanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare)
Meaning "A gift given at Christmas or at the Feast of the Epiphany". It is also a folk genre of Christmas music in several Latin American countries, based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols or villancicos which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.
ALCEUmCatalan, 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]
Alecrim is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.... [more]
ALTAMIROmSpanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Literature
This name is either a variant form of Aldemaro
or derived from the Spanish locational surname Altamira
, which takes its name from a place called Altamiros
. Both mean "high view" in Spanish, as they consist of the words alta
meaning "high" and mira
meaning "view, sight"... [more]
ALTOmSpanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus
'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton
This feminine name is common in Brazil, where it is a more elaborate form of Andréa
. It might even have been influenced by the Spanish Andrés
, since a logical feminization of that name would be Andrésa
(which does exist in Spanish, but is rare).
Means "appeared" in Portuguese, taken from the Brazilian title of the Virgin Mary Nossa Senhora da Conceição Aparecida
, meaning "Our Lady of the Conception Who Appeared". The legend is based on a statue of the Virgin Mary (specifically Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception) which is associated with miraculous healings... [more]
Possibly either the Portuguese form of the Old Norse name Erlendr
) or the Portuguese masculine form of a feminine Germanic name, such as Herlinde
(which has also been found spelled as Harlinde
) and Erminlinda
ASTOLFOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Literature
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Germanic name Aistulf
. In medieval legend Astolfo was one of Charlemagne's paladins, who appears as a magical character in the 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532) by Boiardo and Ariosto.... [more]
ATÉGINAfCeltic Mythology, Portuguese, Spanish
The Lusitanian goddess of nature and cure. A popular goddess worshipped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians of the Iberian Peninsula. Derived from a Celtic source: the two roots atte-
to mean "Reborn" or from ad-akwī-
) meaning "night".
ATENAfCatalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena
The first element of this name is derived from Latin auxiliaris
"helping, aiding, assisting", which in turn is derived from Latin auxilium
"help, aid, assistance". Also see Auxilius
AYRTONmPortuguese (Brazilian), English, Scottish
From a surname which was originally taken from the name of Airton in Yorkshire, which meant "farmstead on the (river) Aire" (Aire itself was probably a Celtic or pre-Celtic river-name meaning literally "strongly flowing")... [more]
version of the english
.Surname and first name used in Brazil and is derived from the name of several locations in Portugal(Ancient hamlets) .Used rarely on spanol language .... [more]
BECASf & mPortuguese
Portuguese short form of Isabel, Rebeca, Bernardo, and other names with the "be" sound. It can also come from the word "bebé" (baby).
Spanish and Portuguese form of Bellarmino
, the original Italian surname of Saint Roberto Bellarmine (1542-1621), a cardinal who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church. His surname meant "well-armed" from Italian.
Berilo is a name that means "beautiful green, green" and comes from the Greek beryllos
; It is also the name of a gemstone, corresponds to the English word Bery
Portuguese form of Braulio
. Known bearers of this name include former Brazilian soccer player Bráulio Barbosa de Lima (b. 1948) and Bráulio Tavares (b. 1950), a Brazilian writer and poet.