Portuguese Submitted Names

Portuguese names are used in Portugal, Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking areas. See also about Portuguese names.
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AARÃOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Aaron.
ABELARDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Abelard.
ABRILfItalian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan
Spanish, Catalan, Italian and Portuguese form of April.
ABSALÃOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Absalom.
ABÚNDIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Abundius.
ACÁCIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Akakios.
ACTEUmCatalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Actaeus.
AÇUCENAfPortuguese
Portuguese cognate of Azucena.
ADAMANTEIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Adamanthea.
ADAUTOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ADELELMOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADÉLIAfHungarian (Rare), Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of Adelia. Also compare Amélia versus Amelia.... [more]
ADÉLIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Adelio.... [more]
ADEODATOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
ADÍLIAfPortuguese
Variant of Adélia, which is the Hungarian and Portuguese form of Adelia.... [more]
ADÍLIOmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Adélio, which is the Portuguese form of Adelio. This name is not to be confused with Atílio.... [more]
ADILMAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
This name is probably a short form of Adilmara. But in other words, you could also say that this name is a (Brazilian) variant form of Adelma.
ADÓNISmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Adonis.
ADÔNISmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Adonis.
ADRASTOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRIf & mItalian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian and its various translations and Adriana and its various translations.
ADROALDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Derived from a Germanic name that was apparently composed of the elements odal or uodal "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]
ADRYANmBulgarian, Russian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Bulgarian, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese variant of Adrian. A famous bearer of this name is Brazilian footballer Adryan Oliveira Tavares.
AÉCIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Aetius.
AFAREUmCatalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aphareus.
AFRANIAfAncient Roman, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Feminine form of Afranius. A bearer of this name was the ancient Roman woman Gaia Afrania, wife of the senator Licinius Buccio.
AFRÂNIOmPortuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Afranius. Bearers of this name include Brazilian medic, writer and politician Afrânio Peixoto (1876-1947) and Brazilian literary critic Afrânio Coutinho (1911-2000).
AFRODÍSIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
AGÁPIOmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Agapios.
ÁGATAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Agatha.
ÁGATHAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Agatha.
AGESANDROmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
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.
ÁIDANOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Aidan.
AIMARmMedieval Basque, Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Medieval Basque name recorded in Navarre between the 1200s and 1400s.
ÁJAXmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Ajax.
ALADIMmPortuguese
Portuguese version of Aladdin. A famous bearer of this name is Aladim Luciano, a Brazilian footballer.
ALAIZAfBasque, Filipino, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Belarusian
Taken from the name of a Marian church in the greater Álava area.... [more]
ALAMARmAncient Germanic, Portuguese (Brazilian), American (Hispanic)
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The second element is derived from Old High German mâri "famous."
ALAMEDAfSpanish, Portuguese, English, Popular Culture
From the Spanish and Portuguese word referring to "an avenue lined with trees", from the Spanish and Portuguese álamo 'poplar'.... [more]
ALARICOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
ALBOÍNOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Alboin.
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]
ALCÍNIAfPortuguese (African)
Portuguese elaboration of Alcina.
ALCÍNOOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALCIONEfPortuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
ALCIONEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Alcyoneus.
ALECRIMmPortuguese
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]
ALEUmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Aleus.
ALEXANDRINOmPortuguese
Elaborated form of Alexandre.
ALEXANDROmPortuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Interlingua, English (American)
Brazilian Portuguese and Interlingua form of Alexander.
ALEXSANDRAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese/ Brazilian form of Alexandra.
ALICINHAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
ALÍPIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Alypius.
ALÍRAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Alira.
ALÍRIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Alirio.
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 or Altamira. 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.
ÁLVARAfSpanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Álvaro.
ALVESmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Alves.
ALVIMmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Alvin.
ALZIRAfPortuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Theatre
Latinate form of Alzire. This name was used in Verdi's opera Alzira (1845). It coincides with the name of a Spanish town.
AMÁBILEfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Amabel.
AMADORAfItalian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Amadore (Italian) and Amador (Spanish and Portuguese).
AMALARICOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Amalaric.
AMARALINAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine name with the combination of Amara and the suffix lina.
AMARINCEUmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Amarynceus.
AMELINHAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Amelia.
AMIANOmSpanish (Archaic), Portuguese (Archaic)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ammianus.
AMORAf & mPortuguese
Means "blackberry" in Portuguese.
AMÓSmPortuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Amos.
AMPÉLIOmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Ampelios (see Ampelio).
ANACÃmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from anacã, which is the (Brazilian) Portuguese name for an Amazonian bird that is known as the red-fan parrot in English.... [more]
ANASTÁCIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Anastasia.
ANASTÁSIAfPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Anastácia.
ANATÓLIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Anatolius.
ANAXÁGORASmGalician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxagoras.
ANAXANDROmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxander.
ANAXIDAMOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxidamus.
ANAXÍMENESmCatalan, Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaximenes.
ANDRESAfMedieval Basque, Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Andres as well as a Portuguese variant of Andressa.
ANDRESSAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
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).
ANDROGEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Androgeus.
ANDRÓNICOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andronikos.
ÂNGELOmPortuguese
Portuguese cognate of Angelo.
ANGÚSTIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Angustias.
ANICETOmSpanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian form of Anicetus.
ANOCAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Ana.
ANTEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of both Antaeus and Antheus.
ANTIFONTEmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Antiphon.
ANTÍGONAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Antigone.
ANTIMOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anthimos via Anthimus. This was the name of a 9th-century duke of Naples.
ANTÍOCOmSpanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Antiochus.
ANTONIETAfCatalan, Galician, Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish
Catalan, Galician, Occitan, Portuguese and Spanish form of Antoinette.
APARECIDAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
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]
ÁPIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Appius.
APOLÓNIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Apollonius.
AQUEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Achaios via Achaeus.
ARACIfPortuguese (Brazilian), Tupi
Means "dawn, morning" in Tupi, though in some instances, it may be a contracted form of Araceli.
ARACYfPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Variant of Araci. A known bearer of this name was Aracy de Almeida (1914-1988), a Brazilian singer.
ARCÁDIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Arkadios.
ARCANJOmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese cognate of Arcangelo.
ARETEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aretaeus.
ARGÉLIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Argelio.
ARIANOmPortuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), German
Italian form of Hadrian as well as a masculine form of Arianna.
ARIDIOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Aridius. However, in these languages, the name can also be a variant form of Arildo.... [more]
ARILDOmPortuguese (Brazilian)
This given name is predominantly in use in Brazil. It is probably the (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Arild. Also compare Araldo and Aroldo.... [more]
ARIMATEIAmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of the biblical place name Arimathea, given in reference to Joseph of Arimathea (José de Arimateia in Portuguese), a disciple of Jesus.
ARISTARCOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristarchus.
ARISTEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aristaeus.
ARISTIPOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Aristippos via its latinized form Aristippus.
ARISTÓBULOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristobulus.
ARISTODEMOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristodemos.
ARISTÓFANESmGalician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristophanes.
ARLINDOmPortuguese
Possibly either the Portuguese form of the Old Norse name Erlendr (see Erland) or the Portuguese masculine form of a feminine Germanic name, such as Herlinde (which has also been found spelled as Harlinde) and Erminlinda.... [more]
ARQUÍDAMOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Archidamus.
ARQUIMEDESmCatalan, Galician, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician and Portuguese form of Archimedes.
ARQUIPOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Archippos via its latinized form Archippus.
ARRABEUmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Arrhabaeus.
ARRIDEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Arrhidaeus.
ARTEMIDOROmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Artemidoros.
ASMODEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Asmodaeus.
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]
ASTREUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Astraeus.
ASTRUDfPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino, Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
A famous bearer is Brazilian vocalist Astrud Gilberto (1940-).
ATALARICOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Athalaric.
ATANAGILDOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Athanagild.
ATANARICOmItalian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Athanaric.
ATANÁSIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Athanasius.
ATAÚLFOmSpanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Athaulf.
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- and geno- to mean "Reborn" or from ad-akwī- (Irish adaig) meaning "night".
ATENAfCatalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena.
ATENEUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Athenaios via Athenaeus.
ÁTILAmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Attila.
ATREUmCatalan, Portuguese, Romanian
Catalan, Portuguese and Romanian form of Atreus.
AULOmItalian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aulus.
AURELINAfSpanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Aurelia or variant of Aureliana.
AURINDAfPortuguese, French
Possibly a variant of the Spanish name Laurinda, meaning "laurel tree".
AUTÓLICOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Autolycus.
AUXÍLIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Auxilia.
AUXILIADORAfSpanish, Portuguese
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... [more]
AUXÍLIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Auxilius.
AUXILIOf & mSpanish (Mexican), Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish form of Auxilius. Used as a predominately feminine name in Mexico, but is masculine in other Spanish speaking countries.
AVITOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Avitus.
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]
fPortuguese
Diminutive of Bárbara.
BABIfPortuguese
Diminutive of Barbara.
BARRETOmPortuguese (Rare)
Portuguese version of the english name Barett.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]
BARTIMEUmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Bartimaeus.
BASÍLIDESmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish, and Portuguese form Basileides (see Basilides)
BASÍLIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Basil.
BEBELAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Isabela.
BECAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Isabela.
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).
BÉIAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Isabel and Isabela.
BELfEnglish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Isabel.
BELARMINOmSpanish, Portuguese
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.
BELISEfEnglish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
English and Brazilian Portuguese adoption of Bélise.
BELMIROmPortuguese
Meaning: handsome, good-looking... [more]
BELONAfLithuanian, Spanish, Portuguese
Lithuanian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bellona.
BENÍCIOmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Benedict.
BERILOmPortuguese
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 Beryl.
BERTILIAfDutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese
Form of Berthild. Bertilia was the name of a 7th-century saint from Mareuil (France).
BERTINHOmPortuguese
Portuguese diminutive of names ending in -berto, such as Alberto and Roberto. Also compare Betinho.
BETANIOmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese masculine form of Bethany.
BETINHOmPortuguese
Diminutive of Roberto.
BETTÂNIAfPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Betânia, the Portuguese form of Bethania.
BIANOmPortuguese
Diminutive of Fabiano.
BIBImPortuguese
Diminutive of Fabio and Fabiano.
BIBIfPortuguese
Diminutive of Gabriela.
BIBOmPortuguese
Diminutive of Gabriel.
BIELAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Gabriela.
BIZASmBosnian, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Bosnian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Byzas.
BÓRISmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Boris.
BRANDINAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Blandine.
BRÁULIOmPortuguese
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.
BRISEUmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Briseus.
BRUm & fPortuguese
Diminutive of Bruno and Bruna.
CAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Camila and Carla.
CACAfPortuguese
Diminutive of Camila and Carla.
CACÁm & fPortuguese
Diminutive of Carlos and Carolina.
CACAUfPortuguese
Diminutive of Claudia.
CACILDAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of Casilda.
CACOmPortuguese
Diminutive of Marcos.