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.
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]
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).
Adelelmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
Adenir m & f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Apparently a rhyming variant of Ademir.
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.
Adonias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Greek form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah), as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
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.
Adrielson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Adriel and the suffix -son.
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.
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)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Ágata.
Ágda f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Contracted form of Ágata.
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]
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]
Aidê f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Haydée.
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.
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]
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]
Alcinda f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Alcione.
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.
Aldenora f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Aldenira influenced by Nora 1.
Alemão m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "German" in Portuguese.
Alessander m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Form of Alexander primarily used in Brazil.
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.
Alicie f Medieval English, Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Late medieval English variant of Alicia and Brazilian variant of Alícia.
Aliete f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian borrowing of Aliette.
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]
Altiva f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a diminutive of Alta.
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.
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.
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.
Amintas m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese borrowing of Amyntas.
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.
Anastásia f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Anastácia.
Andersson m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern), English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Andersson, or a variant of Anderson.
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.
Aniceto m Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese, and Italian form of Anicetus.
Aniele f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Apparently a variant of Aniela.
Antoniel m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly an elaboration of Antônio.
Apolônio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Apolónio.
Aquino m American (Hispanic, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Philippines), South American (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Aquino. Likely in some cases it has been used as a given name in honour of the 13th-century saint Thomas Aquinas.
Argentina f Spanish, Medieval English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare)
From Argentina, the name of a country in South America. It is derived from the Latin argentum (silver), which in turn comes from the Ancient Greek ἀργήντος (argēntos), from ἀργήεις (argēeis), "white, shining"... [more]
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.
Arilda f Norwegian (Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Norwegian feminine form of Arild and Brazilian Portuguese feminine form of Arildo.
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.
Arlete f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese borrowing of Arlette.
Assíria f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of the place name Assyria.
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.
Atos m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Athos.
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]
Beijamim m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Benjamim derived from colloquial pronunciation.
Belise f English (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
English and Brazilian Portuguese adoption of Bélise.