South American names
include those from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
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EGAS m Portuguese
Derived from the Germanic element eg
, which means "edge of a sword" (related to EGON
). This name was borne by Egas Moniz (1874-1955), the first Portuguese national to receive a Nobel Prize (in 1949, for developing the lobotomy procedure).
EGIPCÍACA f Spanish
Name derived from Latin word Aegyptiaca
meaning "Egyptian","woman from Egypt". It is given in honor of Saint Mary of Egypt, a patron saint of penitents (IV-V centuries) (in Latin - Maria Aegyptiaca, in Spanish - María Egipcíaca).
ELENITZA f Spanish
Diminutive form of ELENA
, and well as name of Lebanese Mexican politician Elenitza Canavati Hadjopulos.... [more]
ELIANDRO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
This given name is predominantly used in Brazil. Seeing as it is fairly common in especially Latin-American countries for parents to give their child a name that is a combination of their own names, this name is probably a combination of a name starting with Eli-
(such as ELISABETE
) with a name ending in -andro
(such as LEANDRO
ELIJIO m Spanish
The name Elijio is a Spanish variation of the name Eligio which is of Spanish and Italian origin. It is derived from the Latin eligere and the Spanish verb word eligir, which means "to choose". The name is translated as "the chosen".
ELUNEY f & m Mapuche, Spanish
Derived from Mapudungun verb elun
meaning "to give," as in to give something as a gift or to give permission.
ENEDINA f Basque, Medieval Basque, Basque Mythology, Spanish, Sardinian
Medieval Basque name, documented in Navarre. According to Basque folklore, she was the most beautiful girl in all of the Basque countries. The name has been speculated to be derived from Greek enedýno
"to be courteous; obliging".
ENITH f Spanish
This feminine name is predominantly found in Latin America. I am not entirely certain about the meaning and origin of this name, but it may possibly be a variant spelling of ENID
ENOL m Spanish
Typical Asturian and Cantabrian name, probably from a toponimic as Lake Enol, word probably from "water" preromanic origin
EUFEMIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIANUS
. An infamous bearer of this name is the Spanish sports doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (b. 1955), who was involved with doping in road bicycle racing.