Portuguese Submitted Names

Portuguese names are used in Portugal, Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking areas. See also about Portuguese names.
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Aarão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aaron.
Abdero m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Abderos.
Abelardo m Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Abelard.
Abércio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Abercius (see Aberkios).
Absalão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Absalom.
Abúndio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Abundius.
Acácio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Akakios.
Acilio m Italian (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian and Portuguese form of Acilius.
Acteu m Catalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Actaeus.
Açucena f Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Azucena.
Adamastor m Portuguese
Adamastor is a mythological character created by the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões in his epic poem Os Lusíadas as a personification of the Cape of Good Hope.Also mentioned in Victor Hugo's novel Les Misérables and some works of Alexander Dumas,including Le Comte de Monte Cristo.The name Adamastor is an adaptation for the Portuguese language from the Greek word for "Untamed" or "Untameable" Adamastos
Adãozinho m Portuguese
Diminutive of Adão.
Adauto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
Adelelmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
Adélia f Hungarian (Rare), Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of Adelia. Also compare Amélia versus Amelia.... [more]
Adélio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Adelio.... [more]
Adeodato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
Adília f Portuguese
Variant of Adélia, which is the Hungarian and Portuguese form of Adelia.... [more]
Adílio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Adélio, which is the Portuguese form of Adelio. This name is not to be confused with Atílio.... [more]
Adilma f Portuguese (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.
Adilmar m Portuguese
variation of Adelmar
Admeto m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare), Theatre
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Admetus.
Adónis m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Adonis.
Adônis m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Adonis.
Adrasto m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
Adri f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
Adrianny f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Adrianne reflecting the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of the French variant of Adrianna.
Adrião m Portuguese
Alternate Portuguese form of Adrian.
Adrieli f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian feminine form of Adriel.
Adroaldo m Spanish, 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]
Adryan m Bulgarian, Russian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Bulgarian, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese variant of Adrian. A famous bearer of this name is Brazilian footballer Adryan Oliveira Tavares.
Aécio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aetius.
Afareu m Catalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aphareus.
Afonsinho m Portuguese
Diminutive of Afonso.
Afrania f Ancient 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.
Afrânio m Portuguese, 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).
Afrodísio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
Ágabo m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Agabus.
Agápio m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Agapios.
Agatângelo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Agathangelos.
Agatão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Agathon.
Ágatha f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Agatha.
Agátio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Agathios via Agathius.
Agatodoro m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian Spanish and Portuguese form of Agathodorus via Agathodoros.
Agenor m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Polish (Archaic), Hungarian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from the poetic Greek adjective ἀγήνωρ (agenor) which meant "very manly, heroic, valorous" as well as "headstrong, arrogant", from Greek ἄγαν (agan) meaning "very much" (in bad sense, "too much") and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man"... [more]
Agesandro m Italian (Archaic), Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
Ageu m Portuguese, Catalan, Biblical Portuguese
Portuguese and Catalan form of Haggai.
Agilolfo m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Agilulf.
Agilulfo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish form of Agilulf and Italian and Portuguese variant of Agilolfo.
Aglauro f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Aglaurus.
Agnaldo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Egionald.
Agostinha f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Augustina.
Aguinaldo m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Archaic)
From the Latin expression hoc in anno meaning "during this year". Aguinaldo in Spain and Latin America is the thirteen salary. It is also a folk genre of Christmas music based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols (also called villancicos).
Áidano m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aidan.
Airam f & m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
María (Spanish) or Maria (Portuguese) spelled backwards.
Aírton m Portuguese (Brazilian)
More commonly used variant of Ayrton.
Ájax m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Ajax.
Aladim m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aladdin.
Alamar m Ancient 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."
Alarico m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
Alboíno m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alboin.
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]
Alcínia f Portuguese (African)
Portuguese elaboration of Alcina.
Alcínoo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
Alcione f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
Alcioneu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Alcyoneus.
Aldecir m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Aldemir, replaced by the suffix -cir, taken from names ending with that pattern, e.g. Moacir.
Alecrim m Portuguese
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]
Alemão m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "German" in Portuguese.
Alessander m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Form of Alexander primarily used in Brazil.
Aleu m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Aleus.
Alexandrino m Portuguese
Elaborated form of Alexandre.
Alexsandra f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese/ Brazilian form of Alexandra.
Alfredina f Portuguese
FEMININE VERSION OF Alfredo.
Alicinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
Alicita f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Alicia (Spanish) or Alícia (Portuguese).
Alípio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alypius.
Alíra f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alira.
Alírio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alirio.
Alisson m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern)
A variant of the surname Allison and Ellison. Popularized in Brazil by Brazilian footballer: Alisson Becker.... [more]
Almor m Portuguese
Possibly the Portuguese form of Almoratel.
Altamiro m Spanish (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... [more]
Alto m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Directly taken from Latin altus meaning "to raise, to make high, to elevate". As a musical term it refers to the contrapuntal part higher than the tenor and its associated vocal range.... [more]
Alvamar m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possible corruption of Alvina, oddly seems to be exclusively a masculine.
Álvara f Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Álvaro.
Alves m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Alves.
Alvim m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Alvin.
Alvino m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Alvin.
Alyne f Arthurian Romance, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Aline. It appears in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation of Arthurian legends Le Morte d'Arthur, where it belongs to a daughter of Pellinore who commits suicide after her lover is killed.
Alzira f Portuguese (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.
Amábile f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Amabel.
Amadora f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Amadore (Italian) and Amador (Spanish, Galician, Portuguese).
Amalarico m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Amalaric.
Amandina f Portuguese, Dutch, Flemish, Gascon, Corsican, Provençal, Lengadocian
Cognate of Amandine. Amandina of Schakkebroek is a saint in the Catholic Church. She was martyred during the Boxer Rebellion.
Amaralina f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine name with the combination of Amara and the suffix lina.
Amarinceu m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Amarynceus.
Amelinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Amelia.
Amiano m Spanish (Archaic), Portuguese (Archaic)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ammianus.
Amora f & m Portuguese
Means "blackberry" in Portuguese.
Amós m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Amos.
Ampélio m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Ampelios (see Ampelio).
Anacã m Portuguese (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]
Anastásia f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Anastácia.
Anatólio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Anatolius.
Anaxágoras m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxagoras.
Anaxandro m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxander.
Anaxidamo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaxidamus.
Anaxímenes m Catalan, Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anaximenes.
Andreína f Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andreina.
Andresa f Medieval Basque, Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Andres as well as a Portuguese variant of Andressa.
Andressa f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Andréa, possibly influenced by the Spanish name Andrés.
Andriella f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Andrea 2 influenced by the popular suffix -ella.
Androgeu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Androgeus.
Andrónico m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andronikos.
Angilberto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian Spanish and Portuguese form of Angilbert.
Angústia f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Angustias.
Aniceto m Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese, and Italian form of Anicetus.
Anísio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Anysius.
Anjo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Angel.
Anjos f Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Ángeles.
Anoca f Portuguese
Diminutive of Ana.
Antão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antero m Galician, Aragonese, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Aragonese, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Anteros.
Anteros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Croatian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Derived from the Greek noun ἀντέρως (anteros) meaning "counter-love". It consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἔρως (eros) meaning "love" (see Eros).... [more]
Anteu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of both Antaeus and Antheus.
Antifonte m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Antiphon.
Antígona f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Antigone.
Antimo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anthimos via Anthimus. This was the name of a 9th-century duke of Naples.
Antíoco m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Galician (Archaic)
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Antiochus.
Antonica f Portuguese
A diminutive of Antónia.
Anunciação f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Anunciación.
Ápio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Appius.
Apolinário m Portuguese (African), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Portuguese and Louisiana Spanish form of Apollinaris.
Apolónio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Apollonius.
Aqueu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Achaios via Achaeus.
Aquino m Portuguese (African), Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the surname Aquino.
Araci f Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupi
Means "dawn, morning" in Tupi, though in some instances, it may be a contracted form of Araceli.
Aracy f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Variant of Araci. A known bearer of this name was Aracy de Almeida (1914-1988), a Brazilian singer.
Arcádio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Arkadios.
Arcângelo m Portuguese
Portuguese cognitive of Arcangelo.
Arcanjo m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese cognate of Arcangelo.
Areteu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aretaeus.
Argélio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Argelio.
Ariadni f Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Modern Greek transcription of Ariadne.
Aridio m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Aridius. However, in these languages, the name can also be a variant form of Arildo.... [more]
Ariela f Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Croatian, Italian (Rare), Polish
Variant of Ariella, Italian feminine form of Ariele and Polish feminine form of Ariel.
Arieli f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), American (Modern, Rare), Sicilian (Rare)
Creative phonetic variant of Arielle/Ariel or a Sicilian variant of Ariele.
Arielly f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Arielle/Ariel, reflecting the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of the French form of Ariella.
Arildo m Portuguese (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]
Arimateia m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Biblical Portuguese
Portuguese form of the biblical place name Arimathea, given in reference to Joseph of Arimathea (José de Arimateia in Portuguese), a disciple of Jesus.
Aristarco m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristarchus.
Aristeu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aristaeus.
Aristipo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aristippos via its latinized form Aristippus.
Aristóbulo m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Aristobulus.
Aristodemo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristodemos.
Aristófanes m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aristophanes.
Arlindinho m Portuguese
Diminutive of Arlindo.
Arlindo m Portuguese, Galician (Rare)
Possibly either the Portuguese and Galician 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]
Arquídamo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Archidamus.
Arquimedes m Catalan, Galician, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician and Portuguese form of Archimedes.
Arquipo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Archippos via its latinized form Archippus.
Arrabeu m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Arrhabaeus.
Arrideu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Arrhidaeus.
Arsénia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Arsenios.
Ártemas m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Artemas.
Artémia f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Artemia.
Artemidoro m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Artemidoros.
Artêmio m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Artemius.
Artemísio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Artemisius via Artemisios.
Asíncrito m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Asyncritus via Asynkritos.