Spanish Submitted Names

Spanish names are used in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries (such as those in South America). See also about Spanish names.
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AAMOR f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Aanor influenced by Latin amor "love".
AARÓ m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of Aaron.
ABARNE f Basque
Basque feminine equivalent of Ramos.
ABAUNTZA f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of a town and its church near Álava, Spain.
ABDEL m Spanish, Arabic
Spanish form of Abdeel.
ABDERO m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Abderos.
ABDÓN m Spanish
Spanish form of Abdon.
ABDON m Biblical Hebrew, Catalan (Rare)
Abdon (Hebrew עַבְדּוֹן from עָבַד "to serve") is the name of four biblical individuals.
ABELARDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Abelard.
ABELIA f Spanish (Rare), Catalan (Rare)
Feminine form of Abel. Abelia is also a type of flowering shrub in the honeysuckle family, named after British surgeon and naturalist Clarke Abel (1780-1826).
ABELINA f German (Rare), Spanish, Provençal
Spanish elaboration of Abelia, Niçard diminutive Abelìa as well as a German feminine form of Abel and a German elaboration of Abela.
ABELIÑE f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Aveline and Avelina.
ABENCHARA f Spanish (Canarian, Rare)
Of Guanche origin, meaning "great tear or separation". This was the name of Tenesor's wife.
ABERCIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Abercius (see Aberkios).
ABERRIA f Basque (Rare, Archaic)
Coined in the 19th century, this name means "fatherland; homeland". It was in use until 1939. After the Spanish Civil War, however, women answering to Aberria were forced to change their name due to its "conflict-laden meaning".
ABESTI f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Basque word abesti "song".
ABIETA f Basque (Rare, Archaic)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ABIGAEL m Spanish
Variant of Abigail, primarily used on males in Spanish speaking countries.
ABIGAÏL f French, Dutch, Catalan
Dutch and French form of Abigail as well as a Catalan variant.
ABISAY m Spanish
Spanish form of Abishai.
ABRAHÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of Abraham.
ABRÁN m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Abram.
ABSALÓ m Catalan
Catalan form of Absalom.
ABUNDANCIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Abundantius.
ABUNDI m Catalan
Catalan form of Abundius.
ACADIA f American (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
From the name of a colony in New France in North America, derived from Arcadia and coinciding with Mi'kmaq suffix -akadie, meaning "place of abundance". This is also the name of a National Park in Maine.
ACARDIO m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Archibald.
ACÉPSIMAS m Spanish
Spanish form of Acepsimas (see Akepsimas).
ACHA m Spanish (Canarian)
Acha is of Sanskrit origin of Spain which means father... [more]
ACIANO m Spanish
Means "the blue bottle flower" in Spanish.
ACILINO m Spanish
Spanish variant of Aquilino.
ACTEO m Spanish
Spanish form of Actaeus.
ACTEU m Catalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Actaeus.
ADALBERTA f Spanish
Feminine form of Adalberto.
ADALIRA f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Possibly a (rhotacized) variant of Adalida, a cognate of Adelaide.
ADALUNA f Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Ada and Luna. This was also the name given by the Romans for the river now known as Lune.
ADAMARIS f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada and Maris, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
ADARTZA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of France.
ADATS f Basque (Modern)
Derived from Basque adats "long locks; mane".
ADAUCTO m Spanish
Spanish form of Adauctus.
ADAUTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ÁDEGA f Galician
Galician form of Agatha.
ADELELMO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADELIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish masculinization of Adelia.... [more]
ADELMO m Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from the Old High German name elements ath, which is of uncertain origin and meaning, and helm "helmet; protection".
ADELYS f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Hispanic variant of Adelissa (compare Adelise).
ADEODATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
ADIÑE f Basque (Rare)
From Basque adin, meaning "age".
ADIRANE f Basque
Basque cognate of Spanish Adriana and French Adrienne.
ADMIEL m Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "man of God" in Hebrew.
ADOLBA m Basque
Basque form of Adolf.
ADONAY m Spanish
Spanish variant of Adonai.
ADONAYA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Adonay.
ADONÍAS m Spanish
Spanish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
ADONIES m Catalan
Catalan form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah).
ADONIÑE f Basque (Rare)
Basque cognate of Antoinette.
ADORACIÓ f Catalan
Catalan cognate of Adoración.
ADRÁN m Galician
Galician form of Adrian.
ADRAO m Galician
Galician form of Adrian.
ADRASTO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRI f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
ADROALDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Derived from a Germanic name that was apparently composed of the elements odal or uodal "heritage, fatherland" and wald "rule". This name was borne by several Brazilian politicians, such as Adroaldo Mesquita da Costa (1894-1985) and Adroaldo Peixoto Garani (b... [more]
ADUNA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AECIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Aetius.
AFAREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphareus.
AFAREU m Catalan (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Catalan and Portuguese form of Aphareus.
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.
AFRANIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Afranius.
ÀFRICA f Catalan
Catalan form of Africa.
ÁFRICO m Spanish (Rare)
Masculine form of África.
AFRODISIO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
AGAPIO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Agapios.
ÀGATA f Catalan
Catalan form of Agatha. The name coincides with Catalan àgata "agate".
AGATOCLIA f Spanish (Rare)
The name of a saint, the patron saint of Mequinenza, derived from αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
AGATODORO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian Spanish and Portuguese form of Agathodorus via Agathodoros.
AGER m Basque
Famous bearer of this name is Spanish professional footballer Ager Aketxe.
AGERKUNDE f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque agerkunde "appearance, apparition; revelation; Epiphany", Agerkunde is the Basque equivalent of Spanish Epifanía and French Épiphanie (compare also English Epiphany).
AGERNE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Basque agertu "to reveal; to appear", this name is a fairly recent coinage (most likely by Sabino Arana) intended as a variant of Agerkunde.
AGESANDRO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
AGINAGA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque hagin "yew".... [more]
AGINARTE f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient monastery near Ihabar (in the general area of Navarre). This monastery doesn't exist anymore, however it is known that García Sánchez III of Navarre made a donation to it in 1025.
AGIRI f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient village that disappeared around the 1300s. Today, Agiri is the name of a mountain peak.
AGIRRE f Basque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AGNÉS f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Agnes.
AGOSTIÑO m Galician
Galician form of Augustine.
AGREDA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
AGREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Agreus.
AGRIPINA f Georgian (Rare), Spanish, Romanian
Georgian and Spanish form of Agrippina.
AGRIPINO m Spanish
Spanish masculine form of Agrippina.
ÀGUEDA f Catalan
Catalan form of Águeda.
AGUINALDO m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Archaic)
From the Latin expression hoc in anno meaning "during this year". Aguinaldo in Spain and Latin America is the thirteen salary. It is also a folk genre of Christmas music based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols (also called villancicos).
AGUSTINE m Spanish, English
Variant of Augustine. Mexican army general and politician Augustine I of Mexico (1783 - 1824) is a notable bearer.
AHENOBARBO m Spanish
Spanish form of Ahenobarbus.
AHTZIRI f Spanish (Mexican)
Possibly a variant of the name Yatziri. May be of Mayan or Aztec origin, with some sources claiming it means "corn flower" or "corn goddess".
AHUÑA f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of Spain whose Basque name Ahuñamendi is derived from Basque ahuña "small goat" and mendi "mountain".... [more]
AIA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIALA f Basque
Taken from the name of a village (and its church) near Álava, Spain.... [more]
AIAN m Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Possibly a form of AIA or AINA or IAN.
AIANTZE f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ÁIAX m Galician
Galician form of Ajax.
AÍDA f Spanish
Spanish form of Ayda.
AIETXU f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIMAU m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Amatus.
AINÉS f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Agnes.
AINES f Basque
Basque form of Agnes.
AINGERUA f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Aingeru.... [more]
AINHARA f Basque
Variant of Ainara.
AINHIZE f Basque
Meaning and origin unknown. It is taken from the name of a Basque town, Ainhize-Monjolose.
AINIZE f Basque
Variant of Ainhize.
AINTZILA f Basque (Rare)
Means "hill of mud" in Basque. It is the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
AINTZIOA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
AIORA f Basque
Feminine form of Aioro that has been in use since the 11th century.
AIORO m Basque
Meaning unknown.
AIRAM f & m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
María (Spanish) or Maria (Portuguese) spelled backwards.
AIRAM m Spanish (Canarian)
Originating from Guanche, of uncertain meaning.
AISONE f Basque
Basque version of Spanish name Asunción.
AITZIBER f Basque
A name referring to the Virgin Mary.
AITZOL m Basque
Used by the Basque writer and Catholic priest José de Ariztimuño Olaso (1896-1936), who was killed by the Fascists in the Spanish Civil War. Aitzol was a pseudonym possibly taken from letters in his surname, (A)r(iz)timuño (Ol)aso; or perhaps Aitzol came from the hypothetical Basque place name h(aitz ol)a meaning "quarry, stonemason's workshop" from the words haitz "rock, stone" and ola "workplace, factory".
AITZURIAGA f Basque
From the name of a little village near Lizoain (in the general area of Navarre) that disappeared shortly after the 13th century.
AIXA f Asturian (Rare)
Asturian form of Aisha.
AIZA f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aizo, first recorded in Leire in 1127. Its modern usage might occasionally be influenced by the surname Aiza.
AIZETI f Basque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning. It was documented in Navarre in 1141.
AIZKORRI f Basque (Rare)
Means "bare stone" or "red stone" in Basque.
AIZPEA f Basque
Name taken from an eremitage dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
ALADINO m Italian (Rare), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aladdin.
ALAIKARI f Basque
Elaborated form of Alaia.
ALAIÑE f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque alai "happy".
ALAITASUNE f Basque
Basque form of Alegria.
ALAITZ f Basque
From the name of a mountain range in the Basque region of Spain.
ALAIZA f Basque, Filipino, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Belarusian
Taken from the name of a Marian church in the greater Álava area.... [more]
ALANTUNE f Basque
Taken from the name of a town in Gascony mentioned by Ptolemy. ... [more]
ALARICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
ALAVIVO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alavivus.
ALBÀ m Catalan
Catalan form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBAINA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
ALBANE f Basque, French, German
Basque, French and German feminine form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBER m Spanish
Diminutive of Alberto.
ALBERTITO m Spanish
Diminutive of Alberto.
ALBERTOS m Galician, German (Hellenized)
Galician and older Greek form of Albert.
ALBÍ m Catalan
Catalan form of Albinus.
ALBIA f Basque, Spanish (Latin American)
Taken from the name of a grotto in the Aralar Range in the Basque Mountains where a dolmen was discovered in 1915, as well as from the name of a suburb of Bilbao where Sabino Arana Goiri was born. Goiri was a writer, creator of the Basque flag, founder of the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) and is generally considered "the father of Basque nationalism".
ALBIÑE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Spanish Albina and French Albine.
ALBIRA f Basque (Rare)
Younger form of Elbira.
ALBIZTUR f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALBOÍ m Catalan
Catalan form of Alboin.
ALBOINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alboin.
ALCEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcaeus.
ALCEU m Catalan, Portuguese, 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]
ALCÍNOO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALCÍNOU m Catalan
Catalan form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALCÍONE f Spanish (Rare), Catalan (Rare)
Spanish and Catalan form of Alcyone.
ALCIONEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcyoneus.
ALCIONEU m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Alcyoneus.
ALCIPA f Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of Alkippe.
ALDA f Basque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALDUÍNO m Galician
Galician form of Aldwin.
ALEGIA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
ALEGNA f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Angela (English) or Ángela (Spanish) spelled backwards (compare Spanish Legna).
ALEGRÍA f Spanish
Means "joy, happiness" in Spanish, taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Alegría, meaning "Our Lady of Joy".
ALEJA f Spanish
Diminutive of Alejandra. It might also be the feminine form of Alejo.
ALEJANDRINA f Spanish
Spanish form of Alexandrina.
ALEJANDRINO m Spanish
Spanish form of Alexandrino.
ALEKZANDER m English (Modern), Russian (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Modern, Rare)
Rare Russian variant transcription of Aleksandr as well as a modern English variant of Alexander.
ALEO m Italian, Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Aleus.
ALESANDERE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alexandra and Alejandra.
ÁLEX m Spanish
Short form of Alejandro.
ALEXANDRO m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Interlingua, English (American)
Brazilian Portuguese and Interlingua form of Alexander.
ALFO m Spanish, Lithuanian
Diminutive of Alfonso.
ALFON m Spanish
Diminutive of Alfonso.
ALFONTSINA f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of French Alphonsine.
ALFONTSO m Basque
Basque form of Alfonso.
ALIONOR f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Eleanor.
ALIPIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alypius.
ALIRA f Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Aliria and feminine form of Aliro.
ALIRIO m & f Spanish (Rare)
Origin uncertain, though it could be derived from the Roman name Hilarius or the Greek Hilarion, as suggested by Hanks and Hodges in 'A Dictionary of First Names' (they also go on to note a possible connection with Allyre, the name of a Gallo-Roman saint)... [more]
ALIRO m Spanish
Variant form of Alirio.
ALITA f Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Adelita. It means also "little wing" from the Spanish ala "wing" combined with the suffix -ita.
ALIZA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Alice.
ALIZE f Basque (Rare)
Variant of Basque Aliza.
ALIZIA f Basque
Basque equivalent of Spanish Alicia.
ALMEDA f Spanish, English, Breton (Archaic)
As a Spanish given name, Almeda is a transfer of the Spanish surname which is derived from Almeida, a habitational name from Arabic al-medina "the city". Its use has been influenced by Alameda, a topographic name from Spanish alameda "poplar grove", and ultimately by the Spanish word álamo "poplar".... [more]
ALMU f Spanish
Diminutive of Almudena.
ALODE f Basque (Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alodia.
ALOISE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Luisa and Aloisia (via Aloisa).
ALOMA f Catalan (Rare), Literature
This name was used by the medieval writer and philosopher Ramon Llull in his novel Blanquerna (1283), where it belongs to the mother of the main character. Llull possibly based it on the masculine name Alomar (nowadays found as a surname - see Alomar), which derives from the Germanic name Aldemar... [more]
ALOÑA f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Taken from the name of a massif on the Basque Mountains range.... [more]
ALOXI m Basque
Basque form of name Louis.
ALTAGRACIA f Spanish
Means "high grace", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia meaning "Our Lady of High Grace". She is considered the patron saint of the Dominican Republic.
ALTAÍR f Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish form of Altair.
ALTAIRA f English (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from Altair, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
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. Both mean "high view" in Spanish, as they consist of the words alta meaning "high" and mira meaning "view, sight"... [more]
ALTO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus 'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton.
ALTZABEHETI f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
ALTZAI f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
ÀLVAR m Catalan
Catalan form of Alfher (see Álvaro).
ÁLVARA f Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Álvaro.
ALVARITA f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Álvara.
ALVARITO m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Álvaro. A known bearer of this name is the Spanish retired soccer player Álvaro Rodríguez Ros (b. 1936), who is commonly known as Alvarito.
AMA f Basque
Derived from Basque ama meaning "mother".
AMADE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Amadea and Amada.
AMADEU m Occitan, Catalan
Catalan and Occitan form of Amadeus.
AMADORA f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Amadore (Italian) and Amador (Spanish and Portuguese).
AMAGOIA f Basque, Literature
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]