Portuguese (Brazilian) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Portuguese names used more often in Brazil. See also about Portuguese names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Açucena f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from Portuguese açucena "lily" (compare Azucena).
Adelelmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [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.
Adine f Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Haitian Creole
Variant of Adina 2. As a Norwegian name, also possibly a feminine form of Adrian.
Adônis m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Adonis.
Adrianny f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Adrianne reflecting the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of the French variant of Adrianna.
Adrieli f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian feminine form of Adriel.
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.
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).
Ágatha f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Agatha.
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]
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).
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.
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."
Alcione f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
Aldecir m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Aldemir, replaced by the suffix -cir, taken from names ending with that pattern, e.g. Moacir.
Alemão m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "German" in Portuguese.
Alessander m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Form of Alexander primarily used in Brazil.
Alexsandra f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese/ Brazilian form of Alexandra.
Alisson m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern)
A variant of the surname Allison and Ellison. Popularized in Brazil by Brazilian footballer: Alisson Becker.... [more]
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]
Alvamar m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possible corruption of Alvina, oddly seems to be exclusively a masculine.
Alves m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Alves.
Alvim m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian 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.
Amaralina f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine name with the combination of Amara and the suffix lina.
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.
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.
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.
Ariadni f Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Modern Greek transcription of Ariadne.
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.
Astrud f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino, Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
A famous bearer is Brazilian vocalist Astrud Gilberto (1940-).
Ático m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Galician (Archaic)
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Atticus.
Aulo m Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aulus.
Ayrton m English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Various
Transferred use of the surname Ayrton, which was originally taken from the place name Airton.... [more]
Belise f English (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
English and Brazilian Portuguese adoption of Bélise.
Benício m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese Brazilian form of Benedict.
Berenilde f Portuguese (Brazilian), French (Rare)
Portuguese and French form of Bernhild.... [more]
Berilo m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Means "beryl" in Portuguese. Also see English Beryl.
Bernabe m Spanish (Latin American, Americanized, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino (Hispanicized, Rare)
Unaccented form of Bernabé used mainly in America and the Philippines. It's also used in Brazil.... [more]
Betanio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese masculine form of Bethany.
Bettânia f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Betânia, the Portuguese form of Bethania.
Bomba m & f Popular Culture, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian
Bomba is the name of the titular character in the “Bomba the Jungle Boy” Books. It means “bomb” in Spanish and many Indo-European languages.
Cafu m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Famous bearer of this name is Cafu (Born as Marcos Evangelista de Morais).
Calhandra f Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Portuguese cognate of Alondra, occasionally used in Brazil.
Calíope f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Calliope (see Kalliope).
Carliana f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), American (Modern, Rare)
Either an elaborated form of Carlia (a double elaboration of Carly) or a combination of Carly/Carla and Liana.
Carolini f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Caroline, reflecting the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of the French form of Carolina.
Cassiele f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian feminine form of Cassiel.
Celéstia f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Caelestia. Also compare the masculine counterpart Celéstio.
Charliana f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), American (Rare, ?)
Elaboration of Charlia (a double elaboration of Charla) or a blend of Charline and Juliana.
Chayanne m & f American (Hispanic, Modern), Spanish (Latin American, Modern), Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Cheyenne. This name was popularized by Puerto Rican singer Chayanne (1968-) (real name Elmer Figueroa Arce).
Cheiane f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant form of Cheiene. Also compare Cheyanne.
Cheiene f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from Portuguese cheiene meaning "Cheyenne" (singular). So, in other words, you could say that this name is the Portuguese cognate of Cheyenne.... [more]
Childerico m Italian (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Childeric.
Cícero m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Cicero. It became popular because of Padre Cícero, a Brazilian priest who became a spiritual leader to the people of the Northeast Region of Brazil.
Claudemir m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Either a Brazilian Portuguese variant of Clodomiro or a combination of Cláudio (or even Claude) with a Portuguese given name that ends in -mir, such as Ademir and Almir 1.... [more]
Claudenia f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese elaborated from Claudia.
Claudir m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Contracted form of Claudemir. Also compare the somewhat similar-looking name Clotário.
Corbiniano m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Corbinianus (see Korbinian).
Cristovam m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Christopher. A famous bearer of the name is Cristovam Buarque (1944-), politician and Brazilian senator.
Dagoberto m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Dagobert.