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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FRÍNICO m Spanish
Spanish form of PHRYNICHUS.
FRITIGERNO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of FRITIGERN.
FRIXO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Phrixos (see PHRIXUS).
FROILÁN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish derivative of FROILA, a Visigothic name probably derived from Germanic *frau "lord" (Gothic frauja "lord"; compare FREYR) and the Gothic name suffix *ila... [more]
FRONTÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FRONTO.
FRONTINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of FRONTINUS.
FRONTÓN m Spanish
Spanish form of FRONTO.
FRUCTUOSA f Spanish
Feminine form of FRUCTUOSO.
FRUCTUOSO m Spanish
Spanish name derived from a Latin name meaning "fruitful".
FRUMÁRIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FRUMAR.
FRUMARIO m Spanish
Spanish form of FRUMAR.
FRUTOS m Spanish (Rare)
Means "fruits" in Spanish.
FUENCISLA f Spanish
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Virgen de la Fuencisla or Nuestra Señora de la Fuencisla.
FUENSANTA f Spanish
Marian name taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Fuensanta (Our Lady of Fuensanta), also referred to as Virgen de la Fuensanta, which itself is a contraction of the earlier title Virgen de la "Fuente Santa" ("the virgin of the holy spring/fountain").
FUJIMORI m Japanese (Rare), South American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of FUJI and 盛 (mori) meaning "heap, pile," 森 (mori) meaning "forest" or 守 (mori) meaning "protection." It is rarely used in Japan and is more often found as a surname.... [more]
FULGENCIA f Spanish
Feminine form of FULGENCIO.
FULGÉNCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Fulgentius (see FULGENCIO).
FURIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FURIANUS.
FUSCIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FUSCIANUS.
FUSCO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FUSCUS.
GABA f Spanish
Diminutive of GABRIELLA.
GABBEY f Spanish
Variant of Gabby and diminutive for Gabriella or Gabrielle
GABI m & f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Diminutive of GABRIEL, except in Brazil where it is a diminutive of GABRIELA.
GABO m Spanish
Diminutive of GABRIEL.
GABRI m Spanish
Diminutive of GABRIEL.
GABRIELI f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Creative variant of GABRIELA/GABRIELLE or a variant of GABRIELLY.
GABRIELITA f Spanish
Diminutive of GABRIELA.
GABRIELITO m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of GABRIEL.
GABRIELLY f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of GABRIELLE, reflecting the Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of the French form of GABRIELLA.
GABRYELI f Brazilian (Rare)
Creative version of GABRIELA (See also DANYELI).
GAEL m Breton, Spanish (Modern), Galician (Modern)
Original Breton and Spanish and Galician form of GAËL.
GAL f Portuguese
Cognate diminutive of MARIA da GRAÇA.
GALÁN m Spanish (Rare)
Masculine form of GALA (2).
GALATEIA f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of GALATEA.
GALENO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of GALEN.
GALILEU m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of GALILEO.
GANÍMEDES m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GANYMEDE.
GARCÍA m Spanish
Spanish form of GARSEA.
GARCIA m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GARSEA.
GARCILASO m Spanish
The name of a famous Spanish poet and soldier from the 16th century.
GASTÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GASTON. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian prince Antônio Gastão of Orléans-Braganza (1881-1918), the Brazilian prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza (1913-2007) and the Hungarian-Brazilian scientist Gastão Rosenfeld (1912-1990).
GAUDÊNCIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of GAUDENTIA.
GAUDENCIA f Spanish
Spanish form of GAUDENTIA.
GAUDÊNCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GAUDENTIUS.
GAUDENCIO m Spanish (Latin American), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of GAUDENTIUS.
GAUSS m Brazilian (Rare)
The name Gauss comes from the surname of the German physicist and mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss.
GEBERICO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GEBERIC.
GEDEÓN m Spanish
Spanish form of GIDEON.
GELASIO m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of GELASIUS.
GELES f Spanish
Diminutive of ÁNGELES.
GEMIMA f Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Archaic)
Italian form of JEMIMA, as well as an English variant.
GEMINIÁN m Spanish
Variant form of GEMINIANO.
GEMINIANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GEMINIANUS.
GÉMINO m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of GEMINUS.
GENARO m Spanish
Spanish form of GENNARO.
GENEROSA f Late Roman, Neapolitan, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of GENEROSUS. This name was borne by Generosa of Scillium, a martyr and saint from the 2nd century AD.
GENEROSO m Italian, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of GENEROSUS.... [more]
GENÉSIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GENESIUS.
GÉNESIS f Spanish
Spanish form of GENESIS.
GENÍN m Spanish
Diminutive of EUGENIO.
GENINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of EUGENIA.
GENINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of EUGENIO.
GENIO m Spanish
Diminutive of EUGENIO.
GENITA f Spanish
Diminutive of EUGENIA.
GENITO m Spanish
Diminutive of EUGENIO.
GENNY f English (Modern), Spanish
Diminutive of GENEVIEVE or sometimes JENNIFER. ... [more]
GENSERICO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GEISERIC.
GENTILA f Medieval Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Medieval Italian variant of GENTILE and Brazilian Portuguese feminine form of GENTILIS.
GEOVANE m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant form of GIOVANE. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian soccer player Geovane Diniz Silva (b. 1989), who is also known as Geovane Maranhão.
GERA m Spanish
Diminutive of GERARDO.
GERARDITO m Spanish
Diminutive of GERARD.
GERMÁNICO m Spanish
Spanish form of the name GERMANICUS.
GERMÂNICO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of the name GERMANICUS.
GERONCIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Gerontios via GERONTIUS.
GEROTEO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Archaic)
Italian form of Hierotheus (see HIEROTHEOS) as well as a Spanish variant of JEROTEO.
GÉRSON m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese (Brazilian) form of GERSON.... [more]
GESALEICO m Spanish
Spanish form of GESALEC.
GETÚLIA f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of GETULIA.
GETULIA f Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of GETULIUS.
GETÚLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of GETULIUS. A bearer of this name was Getúlio Vargas (1882-1954), former president of Brazil.
GETULIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GETULIUS.
GEYSE f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
GILIAN m & f Brazilian (Rare), French (Rare), English (Rare)
Brazilian, and French masculine form of GILIANE as well as an English variant of GILLIAN.
GILIANE f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), French (Rare)
Brazilian and French form of GILLIAN. It may have been influenced by LILIANE.
GINEBRA f Spanish (Modern, Rare), Catalan
Spanish and Catalan cognate of GINEVRA.
GINÉS m Spanish
Spanish form of GENESIUS.
GINESA f Spanish
Feminine form of GINÉS.
GIO m & f Italian, Dutch, Spanish
Italian variant of GIÒ, which is a short form of GIOVANNI (masculine) and GIOVANNA (feminine) and of some other Italian given names starting with Gio-.... [more]
GION m Spanish (Rare)
A probable name that old times use, now when they believe that it meant script or writing they used this as a name. This can mean person of "Art".
GIOVANA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Italian (Archaic), American (Hispanic)
Portuguese and Hispanic variant of GIOVANNA as well an Archaic Italian from, making it the Archaic feminine form of GIOVANI.
GIOVANE m Italian (Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Archaic Italian variant of GIOVANNI and Brazilian Portuguese form of GIOVANNI. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian retired soccer player Giovane Élber (b... [more]
GIOVANI m Italian (Archaic), English, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Archaic Italian and English variant of GIOVANNI as well as the Spanish and Portuguese form of GIOVANNI.... [more]
GIRONIMA f Spanish
Feminization of GIRONIMO, a variation of GERONIMO.
GISELDA f Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese
Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GISELHILD. Bearers of this name include Italian actresses Giselda Castrini (b. 1945) and Giselda Volodi (b... [more]
GISELE f English, Brazilian
Variant of GISELLE. Famous bearers of this name are Brazilian fashion model and actress Gisele Bündchen and American ice hockey player Gisele Marvin.
GISELI f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Phonetic spelling of GISELE.
GISLAINE f Portuguese
Portuguese form of GHISLAINE. This name was rarely used during the 18th century. A famous bearer is Gislaine Ferreira, brazilian model and journalist.
GISMAR m Ancient Germanic, German, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
GIVANILDO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
This is real name of Brazilian professional footballer Hulk (Givanildo Vieira de Sousa).
GLADIANA f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Combination of GLADYS or other names beginning with Glad- and ANA.
GLADIMAR f & m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Combination of GLADYS or other names beginning with Glad- and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, like María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese), Martín/Martim or Marcos... [more]
GLADIOLA f English (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the name of the flowering plant gladiolus, literally meaning "small sword" from Latin gladius "sword" (a reference to its sword-shaped leaves). Gladiola Josephine "Glady Joe" is a character in the novel 'How to Make an American Quilt' (1991) and subsequent film adaptation (1995).
GLICÉRIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of GLYKERIA via its latinized form GLYCERIA.
GLICERIA f Italian (Rare), Polish (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American), Galician
Italian, Galician, Polish and Spanish form of GLYKERIA via its latinized form GLYCERIA.
GLICÉRIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of GLYKERIOS via its latinized form GLYCERIUS. A notable bearer of this name was the Brazilian politician Glicério Alves (1893-1967).
GLICERIO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Italian and Spanish form of GLYKERIOS via its latinized form GLYCERIUS.
GLORIOSA f Spanish
"Gloriosa" means glorious in Spanish. Most often used in Spain, or mexico where Spanish is originated.
GLORITA f Spanish
Diminutive of GLORIA.
GLYCÉRIA f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian variant spelling of GLICÉRIA.
GLYCÉRIO m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian variant spelling of GLICÉRIO. A notable bearer of this name was the Brazilian painter Glycério Geraldo Carnelosso (1921-2009).
GODEGISILIO m Spanish
Spanish form of GODEGISEL.
GOLDI f & m English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Various
Variant of GOLDIE (1). It's primarily feminine in English and masculine in some other countries like Spanish-speaking countries.
GOLIAT m Catalan, Polish, Spanish
Catalan, Polish and Spanish form of GOLIATH.
GOMEZ m Spanish (Rare), Popular Culture
Spanish form of GOMES. This is the name of Gomez Addams, the patriarch of the Addams Family, featured in comics, on TV, and in film.
GON m Spanish
Diminutive of GONZALO.
GONÇA m Portuguese
Diminutive of GONÇALO.
GONÇAS m Portuguese
Diminutive of GONÇALO.
GONCHI m Spanish
Diminutive of GONZALO.
GONGAS m Portuguese
Diminutive of GONÇALO.
GONTRÁN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of GUNTRAM.
GONZA m Spanish
Diminutive of GONZALO.
GONZALA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of GONZALO.
GORDIANO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GORDIAN.
GORGE m Spanish
Diminutive of JORGE.
GORGONIO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GORGONIUS.
GORIO m Spanish
Diminutive of GREGORIO.
GOYA f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of GREGORIA.... [more]
GRACELIA f Indonesian, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
A name possibly with the combination of GRACE and the suffix lia.
GRACI f Spanish
Diminutive of MARIA ENGRACIA.
GRACIO m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of GRATIUS.
GRACITA f Spanish
Diminutive of ENGRACIA.
GRAZIELA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino (Rare), Romanian
Portuguese form of GRACIELA and Romanian variant of GRAȚIELA.
GREGORIA f Late Greek, Italian, Spanish, Galician
Feminine form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).
GRIMANESA f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Portuguese, Spanish (Canarian)
Borne by an illegitimate granddaughter of Bartolomé Herrero, the first colonial alcalde of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the island of Tenerife (who had been appointed to the position in 1501 by the conquistador Alonso Fernández de Lugo), in whose case it possibly meant "forced" from Guanche *gərma-ənsa, literally "forced to spend the night"... [more]
GRIS m & f Spanish
Diminutive of GRISELDA and Griseldo.
GRIZETTA f Irish (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare, Archaic)
Apparently a Northern Irish variant of GRISELDA. A Grizetta Gowdy Knox (born circa 1800) died in County Down, Northern Ireland in 1866.... [more]
GUADA f Spanish
Diminutive of GUADALUPE.
GUAYO m Spanish
Diminutive of EDUARDO.
GÚDULA f Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of GUDULA.
GUEDO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of GUIDO.
GUENEVIVE f Spanish
Combination of GUINEVERE an GENEVIEVE.
GUERRERO m Spanish
Transferred use of the surname Guerrero.
GUGA m Portuguese
Portuguese short form of GUSTAVO and AUGUSTO, and GONÇALO.
GUGU m Portuguese
Diminutive of GONÇALO and GUSTAVO.
GUIANA f English (Modern), Medieval French, Occitan, Medieval Occitan, Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Derived from Guyenne, an occasional Occitan corruption of Aquitaine. Guiana is also sometimes a spelling for the country of Guyana in South America.
GUIBALDO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of WIBALD. Also compare GUIDOBALDO.
GUIBINHA m Portuguese
Diminutive of GUILHERME.
GÜICHO m Spanish
Diminutive of LUIS.
GUIDA f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese short form of MARGARIDA as well as a feminine form of GUIDO.
GUIDINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of MARGARIDA.
GUIGA m Portuguese
Diminutive of GUILHERME.
GUIGUI m Portuguese
Diminutive of GUILHERME.
GUILBERTO m Medieval Italian, Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of WILBERT as well as the medieval Italian form of that name. The modern Italian form is VILBERTO.... [more]
GUILE m Portuguese
Diminutive of GUILHERME.
GUILHERMINA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of WILHELMINA.
GUILHO m Portuguese (Rare)
Either a diminutive or a short form of GUILHERME.
GUILLE m Spanish
Diminutive of GUILLERMO.
GUÍLLER m Spanish
Diminutive of GUILLERMO.
GUILLERMA f Spanish
Feminine form of GUILLERMO.
GUILLERMINA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of WILHELMINA.
GUINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of TIAGO.
GULIANA f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Seems to be predominantly used in Peru.
GUMARO m Spanish
Possible variation of GUIOMAR?
GUME m Spanish
Diminutive of GUMERSINDO.
GÚMER m Spanish
Diminutive of GUMERSINDO.
GUMERSINDO m Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, but thought to be of Germanic origin. The first element is probably guma meaning "man" (see GUMARICH), but there might also be a chance that it is a corruption of gund meaning "war" (see GUNDISALVUS).... [more]
GUNDELBERTA f Spanish (Rare, Archaic)
Spanish feminine form of GUNDBERT.
GUNDERICO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GUNDERIC.
GUNILA f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of GUNILLA.
GUNTAMUNDO m Spanish
Spanish form of GUNDAMUND.
GUSTAVA f Dutch (Rare), Finnish (Rare), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of GUSTAAF (Dutch), GUSTAV (German and Scandinavian), GUSTAVAS (Lithuanian) and GUSTAVO (Italian, Spanish and Portuguese).... [more]
GUTA f Portuguese
Diminutive of AUGUSTA.
GUTO m Portuguese
Diminutive of AUGUSTO.
GUTO m Portuguese
Diminutive of GUSTAVO.
HABIS m Spanish
From Cynete meaning fawn. This was the name of a king of Tartessos, a region in Spain.
HABON f & m Somali (Rare), Spanish
This name means when everything comes together at the right time and the right place. Beautiful.
HABRAHAM m African (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Variant of ABRAHAM, occasionally found in Latin America and French-speaking African countries.
HADA f Spanish
Means "fairy" in Spanish, derived from Latin FATA.
HAMK'A f Quechua
Means "brunette" in Quechua.
HANIEL m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Brazilian
Variant of HANNIEL used in the King James Version of 1 Chronicles 7:39, where it belongs to one of the sons of Ulla "and a prince and hero of the tribe of Asher"... [more]
HASLEY f & m English, South American
Transferred use of the surname HASLEY.
HAVIVA f Hebrew, Spanish
Spanish variant of AVIVA.
HAWKA f Quechua
Means "carefree" in Quechua.
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