South American names
include those from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
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IUNA f Tupi
"Iuna" is a term derived from the Tupi-Guarani language, meaning "black river", by combining the words' 'y' (water, river) and "un" (black).
IZARBE f Spanish (?)
From Basque izar
"star" and -be
"beneath, under", taken from the Marian title Nuestra Señora de Izarbe
, meaning "Our Lady of Izarbe". Izarbe is a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary located in the province of Huesca, Spain.
IZECSON m Brazilian
This is the second given name of Brazilian footballer Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, commonly known as Kaká (born 1982-)
IZILDA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Isilda
. This was borne by Maria Izilda de Castro Ribeiro (1897-1911), a Portuguese girl who died aged 13; she is known to Brazilian Catholics as "Menina Izildinha", and is venerated as a Brazilian folk saint.
JÁDSON m Brazilian
A famous bearer is Brazilian footballer Jádson Rodrigues da Silva, professionally known as Jádson (born 1983-).
JASLENE f English (Modern), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Combination of the popular name elements Jas
) and lene
). It was brought to some public attention in 2007 by Puerto Rican-born model Jaslene Gonzalez (1986-), the eighth winner of the modeling competition/reality television series 'America's Next Top Model'.
JESULIN m Spanish
The professional name of Spanish bullfighter, Jesulin de Ubrique. Apparently, a form of his given name Jesus.