Portuguese (African) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Portuguese names used more often in Africa (in regions where Portuguese is spoken as a first or second language). See also about Portuguese names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Admeto m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare), Theatre
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Admetus.
Alcínia f Portuguese (African)
Portuguese elaboration of Alcina.
Apolinário m Portuguese (African), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Portuguese and Louisiana Spanish form of Apollinaris.
Aquino m Portuguese (African), Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the surname Aquino.
Felisberto m Portuguese (African)
Possibly a scribal variation of Filibert.
Gerson m Catalan (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (African), Judeo-Provençal
Catalan and Judeo-Provençal form of Gershon and African and Brazilian Portuguese variant of Gérson.
Horácia f Portuguese (African), Hungarian
Portuguese and Hungarian form of Horatia.
Inocência f Portuguese (African)
Portuguese feminine form of Innocentius (see Innocent).
Inocêncio m Portuguese (African)
Portuguese form of Innocentius (see Innocent).
Neurite f Portuguese (African)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Ofelio m Portuguese (African), Spanish (Mexican)
Likely a masculine form of Ofelia.
Rosiliria f Portuguese (African, Rare)
Possibly from Portuguese rosa "rose" and lírio "lily" (cf. Alíria).
Tomázia f Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (African), Hungarian
Portuguese feminine form of Tomás and Hungarian feminine form of Tamás.
Valdemiro m Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (African)
Portuguese form of Waldemar. Also compare Valdomiro. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian evangelical pastor Valdemiro Santiago (b... [more]
Zinha f Portuguese (African)
Likely a short form of names ending in -zinha such as Mariazinha and Florazinha.