Portuguese Submitted Names

Portuguese names are used in Portugal, Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking areas. See also about Portuguese names.
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Abadia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from Portuguese abadia "abbey", this name is usually used in reference to the title of the Virgin Mary Nossa Senhora da Abadia "Our Lady of the Abbey". The title itself goes back to a Marian apparition near the Abadia do Bouro in Braga, Portugal... [more]
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 (Brazilian)
Derived from Portuguese açucena "lily" (compare Azucena).
Adailson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Probably a variant of Adeilson.
Adalgisa f Italian, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Theatre
Feminine form of Adalgiso. Adalgisa is a character in Vincenzo Bellini's opera Norma (1831).
Adamastor m Literature, Portuguese (Rare)
Derived from Greek ἀδάμαστος (adamastos) meaning "untamed" or "untameable" (also see Adamastos). The giant Adamastor is a personification of the Cape of Good Hope in the 16th-century Portuguese poet Luís de Camões' epic work Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads)... [more]
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]
Adenir m & f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Apparently a rhyming variant of Ademir.
Adeodato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
Adiel m & f Biblical, Hebrew, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "ornament of God" or possibly "God passes by". This is the name of several characters in the Bible.
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
Adine f Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Haitian Creole
Variant of Adina 2. As a Norwegian name, also possibly a feminine form of Adrian.
Admeto m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare), Theatre
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Admetus.
Adonias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Greek form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah), as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
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.
Adrielson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Adriel and the suffix -son.
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.
Adson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Adson.
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)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Ágata.
Agátio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Agathios via Agathius.
Agatodoro m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian Spanish and Portuguese form of Agathodorus via Agathodoros.
Ágda f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Contracted form of Ágata.
Agesandro m Italian (Archaic), Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
Agesilau m Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Agesilaus.
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.
Agtton m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Ser único e inexistente, inexplicável, diferente
Aguinaldo m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (African), Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a form of Aginald. It coincides with a Spanish vocabulary word which refers to the thirteenth salary or end-of-year bonus in Latin America, as well as a folk genre of Christmas carols (also called villancicos); the earlier form was aguilando, allegedly from the Latin phrase hoc in anno meaning "during this year"... [more]
Áidano m Portuguese (Modern)
Portuguese form of Aidan.
Aidê f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Haydée.
Airam f & m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
María (Spanish) or Maria (Portuguese) spelled backwards.
Aires m Portuguese
Unknown origin, possibly a short form of Germanic names begining with the root hari meaning "army".
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.
Alaídes f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Alaíde.
Alamar m 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."
Alania f Portuguese (Brazilian), English (Modern)
As a Brazilian Portuguese name, the origin and meaning are unknown. As an English name, it is likely a feminine form of Alan.... [more]
Alarico m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
Albertino m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish masculine form of Albertina.
Alboíno m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alboin.
Alceu m Catalan, Portuguese (Brazilian), 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]
Alcibíades m Catalan, Portuguese, Spanish
Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Alcibiades.
Alcinda f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Alcione.
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.
Aldenora f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Aldenira influenced by Nora 1.
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.
Alexandro m Louisiana Creole, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Louisiana Spanish form of Alejandro, as well as a variant of Spanish Alejandro and Portuguese Alexandre.
Alexio m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Interlingua (Rare, ?)
Portuguese variant of Aleixo and an Interlingua form.... [more]
Alexsandra f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese/ Brazilian form of Alexandra.
Alexzandre m English (Portuguese-style, Modern), French (Portuguese-style, Modern), Galician (Modern), Catalan (Modern), Portuguese (Modern)
Portuguese-style form of the Greek name Ἀλέξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend, help" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός)... [more]
Alfredina f Portuguese
FEMININE VERSION OF Alfredo.
Alicie f Medieval English, Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Late medieval English variant of Alicia and Brazilian variant of Alícia.
Alicinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
Alicita f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Alicia (Spanish) or Alícia (Portuguese).
Aliete f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian borrowing of Aliette.
Alípio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alypius.
Alíra f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alira.
Alírio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alirio.
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]
Altiva f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a diminutive of Alta.
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 Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alvin or Albin.
Alyne f Arthurian Cycle, 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.
Alysandra f English (American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Alexandra, probably influenced by the name Alysa.
Alysson f & m English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Alison influenced by Alyssa. It caught on as a masculine name in Brazil.
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.
Amabile m & f Italian (Rare), French (Rare), French (Belgian, Rare), Dutch (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian form of Amabilis and also rare French form of Amabilis. The name is unisex in Italy and strictly feminine in the francophone world... [more]
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.
Amalteu m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese masculine form of Amalthea.
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.
Amandinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Amanda.
Amarinceu m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Amarynceus.
Amaura f English (American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Amora, possibly influenced by Laura and similar names.
Amazilda f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Unknown meaning. Possibly a combination of Amanda and Zilda.
Ambrosina f English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Elaboration of Ambrosia. May be an elaboration of French Ambrosine, a feminization of Ambrose.
Amelinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Amelia.
Amiano m Spanish (Archaic), Portuguese (Archaic)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ammianus.
Amintas m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese borrowing of Amyntas.
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]
Anadir f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a contraction of Ana and Nadir.
Anair f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Ana and Nair.
Analaura f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Name combination of Ana and Laura.
Ananda f Portuguese
Meaning unknown.
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.
Andersson m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern), English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Andersson, or a variant of Anderson.
Andreína f Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andreina.
Andresa f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Basque, Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Spanish and medieval Basque feminine form of Andrés as well as a Portuguese variant of Andressa.
Andriella f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Andrea 2 influenced by the popular suffix -ella.
Androgeu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Androgeus.