South American Submitted Names

South American names include those from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
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LENCHO m Spanish
Diminutive of FLORENCIO and LORENZO.
LENI f Spanish
Diminutive of MAGDALENA.
LENIN m Spanish (Latin American), Indian, English (American), Italian (Rare)
The given name is derived from the name of the Russian revolutionist Lenin.
LENINA f Literature, Spanish (Latin American)
This name was invented by the British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), who apparently intended it to be a feminine form of the surname Lenin, Lenin being the founder of the former Soviet state... [more]
LENINHA f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese diminutive of LENA and HELENA.
LENINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of HELENO and ELENO.
LENITA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Indonesian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of LENA and various names that end in -lena.
LENO m Portuguese
Diminutive of HELENO and ELENO.
LÉO f Portuguese
Diminutive of LEONOR.
LEOBALDO m Spanish
Variant form of LEUDBALD.
LEOBARDO m Spanish, English
It is used more in the Hispanic culture, and is most likely another form of LEONARDO.
LEOFANTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LEOPHANTOS.
LEOMAR m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Combination of Leo-, from names beginning with this pattern such as Leonardo and Leopoldo, and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, e.g. María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese).... [more]
LEOMARIS f & m Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean)
Variant of LEOMAR with the -is suffix.
LEÓNA f Spanish
Feminine form of LEÓN.
LEONAM m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
The name is the inverse of Manoel.
LEONARA f Brazilian
One possible etymology sees it as the combination of the English root leo "lion", and an Arabic root nara "fire." Another etymology would derive it from the Greek word leonora meaning "light."
LEONATO m Spanish, Portuguese, Theatre
Spanish and Portuguese form of LEONNATUS. This is the name of the father of Hero and/or BEATRICE in William Shakespeare's romantic comedy 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1599).
LEONCIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LEONTIA.
LEÔNCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Leontios
LEONIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LEONIANUS.
LEOPOLDINA f German (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Galician, Romanian, Slovene
German, Portuguese and English variant and Galician, Romanian and Slovene form of LEOPOLDINE. Leopoldina of Austria (1797 – 1826) was the first Brazilian empress.
LEOSTRATO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LEOSTRATUS.
LEOVANNA f Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly a feminine form of LEO.... [more]
LEOVIGILDO m Spanish
Spanish form of LIUBIGILD.
LEOZINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of LEONARDO.
LEPREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LEPREUS.
LERYN f Spanish (Latin American)
South American variant of Loren, Lauryn or their variants. Leryn Dahiana Franco is famous paraguayan athlete (javelin thrower).
LESBIA f Literature, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "woman from Lesbos" in Latin, Lesbos being a Greek island in the northeastern Aegean Sea which was home to a circle of young girl lovers including SAPPHO... [more]
LETI f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of LETICIA.
LÊUCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Leukios via its latinized form LEUCIUS.
LEUCIPO m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Leukippos via its latinized form LEUCIPPUS.
LEVERTON m English (Rare), Brazilian (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname LEVERTON.
LEVIATÃ m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LEVIATHAN.
LEVIATÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of LEVIATHAN.
LIBÉLULA f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "dragonfly" in Spanish.
LIBERATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese form of LIBERATUS.
LIBERDADE f Portuguese (Rare)
Means "freedom" in Portuguese, making it a cognate of LIBERTY.
LIBÉRIO m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of LIBERIUS.
LIBERIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of LIBERIUS.
LIBERO m Italian, French, Spanish
Of Latin origin meaning "free".
LIBERTAD f Spanish
Means "freedom, liberty" in Spanish (see LIBERTY).
LIBERTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Presumably the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of LIBERTUS. It is said to be derived from Latin libertus meaning "freedman, freed slave".... [more]
LIBRADA f Spanish
Means free in Spanish.
LICA f Portuguese
Diminutive of LÍGIA.
LICE f Portuguese
Diminutive of ALICE.
LICHA f Spanish
Diminutive of ALICIA.
LICINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of ALICE.
LICÍNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LICINIA.
LICINIA f Ancient Roman, Italian, Italian (Emilian-Romagnol), Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of LICINIUS. A known bearer of this name was Licinia Eudoxia, a Roman empress from the 5th century AD.
LICÍNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LICINIUS.
LICINIO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of LICINIUS. A known bearer of this name was the Italian composer Licinio Refice (1883-1954).
LICOMEDES m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of LYCOMEDES.
LÍDI f Portuguese
Diminutive of LÍDIA.
LIDIO m English (American), Spanish, Brazilian
Probably a masculine form to LYDIA.
LIDÓN f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of LLEDÓ.
LIDUINA f Spanish (Rare), Italian, Corsican, Dutch (Rare)
Spanish, Italian and Corsican form and Dutch variant of LIDWINA.
LILA f Spanish
Diminutive of DALILA.
LILAS f Portuguese
Diminutive of LILIANA.
LÍLE m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish equivalent of LYLE.
LILI f Portuguese
Diminutive of ALICE, LÍGIA and LILIANA.
LILIANNI f Greek, Portuguese
Greek form of LILIAN.
LILIMAR m & f Spanish
Variant of LILI
LILITA f Spanish
Diminutive of LILIA and LILIANA.
LILLO m Spanish
Diminutive of MANUEL.
LINCEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LYNCEUS.
LINCEU m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LYNCEUS.
LINDALIA f Spanish (Latin American), Dutch (Rare)
Possibly a combination of LINDA with a given name that ends in -lia, such as JULIA and ROSALIA... [more]
LINDELIA f Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly a combination of LINDA with a given name that ends in -elia, such as AMELIA and CELIA... [more]
LINDOLFO m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of LINDOLF. The Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga was born in San Lindolfo, a place named for the saint by this name.
LININHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of CAROLINA.
LIOBITA f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish diminutive of LIOBA.
LIPA f Portuguese
Diminutive of FILIPA and FELIPA.
LIPE m Spanish
Dininutive of FELIPE.
LIRIEL f Brazilian (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of LÍRIO.
LÍRIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
LÍSIPO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lysippos via its latinized form LYSIPPUS.
LISIPO m Spanish
Spanish form of Lysippos via its latinized form LYSIPPUS.
LITO m Spanish, Filipino
Diminutive of ARTURO and MANUEL.
LITOS m Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of CARLOS.
LIVIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LIVIANUS.
LIVINO m Spanish (Archaic)
Spanish form of LIVINUS.
LÍVIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LIVIUS.
LIVRAMENTO f Brazilian (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the city Santana do Livramento, which is located in Brazil.
LIZARDO m Spanish (Latin American)
Probably an altered form of ELISARDO.
LLACOLÉN f Spanish (Latin American)
Allegedly from a Mapuche word meaning "calm, peace".
LLASLLA f Quechua
Means "snowfall" in Quechua.
LLÉNIFER f Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Likely a rare, modern coinage of JENNIFER.
LLIPHIPIQ f Quechua
Means "bright" in Quechua.
LLIPYA m & f Quechua
Means "lightning" in Quechua.
LLUVY f Spanish
Variant of LLUVIANNA.
f Portuguese
Diminutive of Lorena.
LOALWA f Brazilian
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
LOBO m Spanish (Modern, Rare), Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese for wolf, receiving rare usage as a modern update of Lope, the archaic Spanish/Portuguese word for wolf and historically a very common name, as can be evidenced by the ubiquitous presence of the patronym: Lopez/Lopes... [more]
LOIDE f Southern African, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of the Biblical name LOIS (1).
LOLES f Spanish
Diminutive of DELORES.
LOLIMAR f Spanish (Caribbean), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Combination of Loli-, likely from LOLITA, and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, e.g. María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese).
LOLITO m Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of LOLO.
LOLO m Spanish
Diminutive of MANUEL.
LOLÓ f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese diminutive of Lorena and Galician diminutive of DOLORES.
LOLY f Spanish
Variant of LOLLY.
LONCHO m Spanish
Diminutive of ALFONSO.
LONGINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LONGINUS.
LOPEZ m Spanish
Transferred use of the surname LOPEZ
LORA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Lorena.
LORE f Spanish
Diminutive of Lorena.
LORELEY f Germanic Mythology, Spanish
Older German form of LORELEI. This was the pen name of Mexican writer María Luisa Garza (1887-1980). It is also borne by Argentine model and actress Luisana Loreley Lopilato (1987-), the wife of Canadian singer Michael Bublé.
LOTA f Portuguese
Diminutive of CARLOTA.
LOTARIA f Spanish (Archaic)
Feminine form of LOTARIO.
LOURDITAS f Spanish
Diminutive of LOURDES.
LOVIDA f Spanish (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Possibly derived from Spanish lo vida meaning "the life". Alternatively, this given name may possibly be a combination of the English word love with the Spanish word vida meaning "life", which would thus give this name the meaning of "love is life" or "loving life".
LOVINO m Italian (Rare, ?), Spanish, American (South)
Male version of LOVINA. It is also the human name of South Italy in the TV show Hetalia Axis Powers.
LOWGEN m & f South American (Rare)
the name lowgen is a unique way of the original name logan. it can be both male and female, it means you are strong and independent. You tend to be on the quiet side, but when it comes to friends then you are the loudest person around... [more]
LOYOLA f Spanish
Derived from the surname or place name LOYOLA. Used in honour of Saint Ignatius of Loyola ˙(c. October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) a Spanish Basque priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
LUÃ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Maybe invented, coined in Brasil influenced by the Portuguese word luã meaning "moon".
LUAN m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "moon" in Portuguese.
LUCANO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Lucanus (see LUCAN).
LUCÉLIA f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of LUCILIA. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian actress Lucélia Santos (b. 1957).
LUCÉLIO m Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of LUCILIO.
LUCELIR f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Probably a combination of LUCÉLIA with a name that ends in -ir, such as ADEMIR and ALMIR (1).
LUCERITO f & m Spanish
Diminutive of LUCERO.
LUCERO f Spanish
Derivative of LUZ. The Spanish word lucero has a variety of meanings including "luminary (light-giving body)", "morning star", "evening star" and "star or blaze marking on a horse"... [more]
LUCI f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish diminutive of LUCÍA and Portuguese diminutive of LÚCIA.
LÚCIAH f Brazilian (Rare)
Brazilian variant of LUCIA.
LUCIBEL f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of LUCÍA (Spanish) or LÚCIA (Portuguese) with ISABEL.
LUCÍDIA f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of LUCIDIA.
LUCÍDIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIDIUS. Known bearers of this name include the Portuguese count Lucídio Vimaranes (died in 922 AD) and the Brazilian doctor and politician Lucídio Portela Nunes (1922-2015).
LUCIDIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LUCIDIUS. A known bearer of this name was the Italian soccer player Lucidio Sentimenti (1920-2014).
LÚCIFER m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIFER.
LUCILIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LUCILIANUS.
LUCÍLIO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of LUCILIO.
LUCILLO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LUCILLUS.
LUCIMAR f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of LÚCIA and MARIA. A famous bearer is Brazilian athlete Lucimar Aparecida de Moura.
LUCIMARA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Perhaps a combination of LUCY and Mara. Notable bearer is Brazilian track and field runner Lucimara da Silva
LUCINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of LUCIA.
LUCINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of LUCINUS.
LUCÍOLA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCIOLA.
LUCITA f Spanish
Diminutive of LUCÍA.
LUCRÉCIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCRETIA.
LUCRECIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LUCRETIA.
LUCRÉCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUCRETIUS.
LUCRECIO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LUCRETIUS.
LUDI f Portuguese
Diminutive of LURDES.
LUDIN f & m Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Of unknown origin and meaning.
LUGINA f Spanish (Latin American)
Transferred use of the surname Lugina. ... [more]
LUISFE m Spanish
Diminutive of LUIS FELIPE.
LUISÍN m Spanish
Diminutive of LUIS.
LUISITO m Spanish
Diminutive of LUIS.
LUISMA m Spanish
Diminutive of LUIS MARIA and LUIS MARIANO.
LUISMAR m & f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of LUIS (Spanish)/LUÍS (Portuguese) and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, e.g. María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese).
LUJÁN f & m Spanish
Taken from the Argentine Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de Luján, meaning "Our Lady of Luján" (see LUJÁN).... [more]
LUJANA f Spanish (Rare)
Strictly feminine form of LUJÁN.
LULÚ f Spanish
Diminutive of LOURDES and MARIA de LOURDES.
LUMENA f Portuguese
Diminutive of FILOMENA.
LUNASOL f Spanish (Rare)
A combination of LUNA and SOL (1).
LUNO m Spanish
Masculine form of LUNA.
LUPICÍNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUPICINIO. A bearer of this name was Brazilian composer Lupicínio Rodrigues (1914-1974).
LUPICINIO m Spanish
Variant form of LUPICINO.
LUPICINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LUPICINUS.
LUPILLA f Spanish
Diminutive of GUADALUPE.
LUPILLO m Spanish
Diminutive of GUADALUPE.
LUPITO m Spanish
Diminutive of GUADALUPE.
LURIAN f & m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese variant of the names Lauriano and Lauriana, from the english name Lorraine.
LUSCINDA f Spanish
An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605). It was subsequently used by Molière in his play 'The Doctor in Spite of Himself' (1666).
LUSCINIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Italian (Rare), Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin luscinia "nightingale". This was an epithet of the Roman goddess Minerva. As an English name, it has been used sparingly since the 19th century.
LUSITANIA f English (Rare, Archaic), South American (Rare)
The etymology of this name is widely debated. However, the name may be of Celtic origin: Lus and Tanus, "tribe of Lusus", connecting the name with the personal Celtic name Luso and with the god LUGH.
LUTÁCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of LUTATIUS.
LUTACIO m Spanish
Spanish form of LUTATIUS.
LUTERO m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of LUTHER.
LUXANA f Indian (Rare), South American (Rare)
Probably a variant of LAKSHANA or a combination of LUX and ANA.
LUZDIVINA f Spanish (Rare)
From Spanish luz divina meaning "divine light", a combination of LUZ and DIVINA. It may be modeled on LUDIVINA.
LUZIANA f Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
One of the Basque forms of LUCIANA. (See also LUKENE).
LUZMA f Spanish (Latin American)
Likely a contraction of LUZ and MARÍA.... [more]
LUZMARI f Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of LUZMARIA and LUZMARINA. Also, a combination of LUZ and Mari (see third user-submitted name).
LUZMARIA f Spanish
Combination of LUZ and MARIA.
LUZMILA f South American, Spanish (Latin American)
Alteration of LUDMILA (perhaps via LUDŹMIŁA), apparently influenced by Spanish luz "light" (see LUZ)... [more]
LYDIANE f French (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Elaboration of LYDIE, perhaps blending it with DIANE (see also LYDIAN).
f & m Portuguese
Diminutive of MARIA, MARIANA, and MARIO.
MACAREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of MACAREUS.
MACAREU m Portuguese
Portuguese form of MACAREUS.
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