Spanish (Latin American) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in Latin America. See also about Spanish names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aamor f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Aanor influenced by Latin amor "love".
Abelino m Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly a variant of Avelino.
Abigael f & m English, English (African), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Variant of Abigail. Masculine usage is mostly restricted to Latin America and the Philippines (though it is still more often used as a feminine name in that part of the world).
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"... [more]
Adabel f English, Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Ada 1 and the popular name suffix bel.
Adalira f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Possibly a (rhotacized) variant of Adalida, a cognate of Adelaide.
Adaluna f Obscure, Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare, ?)
Combination of Ada 1 and Luna. This was also the Roman name of the River Lune in Cumbria and Lancashire, England.
Adamaris f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada 1 and Maris 2, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
Adelys f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Hispanic variant of Adelissa (compare Adelise).
Adilene f American (Hispanic), Spanish (Mexican)
This name appears in the 1986 song Adilene by Los Yonic's (or Los Yonics), a Mexican Grupero band.
Admiel m Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "man of God" in Hebrew.
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.
Agurys m Spanish (Caribbean)
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".
Aian m Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Possibly a form of Aia or AINA or Ian.
Aideliz f Spanish (Caribbean, Modern, Rare), American (Hispanic, Modern, Rare)
Meaning uncertain, perhaps an elaboration of Haydée or Aída using the popular name suffix liz (which in turn is derived from Lizbeth or a related name)... [more]
Ailyn f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American, Modern), American (Hispanic, Modern)
Possibly a variant of Aylín; an Hispanic variant of Eileen (i.e. using Spanish spelling conventions). A known bearer is the Spanish singer Ailyn (1982-), real name Pilar Giménez García.
Airam f & m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
María (Spanish) or Maria (Portuguese) spelled backwards.
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".
Alcántara f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Given in honour of the 16th-century Spanish saint and mystic Peter of Alcántara (1499-1562). The place name Alcántara is itself from Arabic القنطرة (al-Qanṭarah) meaning "the bridge".
Alegna f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Angela (English) or Ángela (Spanish) spelled backwards (compare Spanish Legna).
Alira f Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Aliria and feminine form of Aliro.
Almendra f Spanish (Latin American)
The name Almendra comes from Latin and refers to the same fruit of the "almond" tree in Spanish. It is an unusual name but that makes it very special and peculiar
Altaír f & m 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).
Alturo m Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Possibly a corrupted form of Arturo.
Aluhé f & m Spanish (Latin American), Mapuche
Derived from Mapudungun alwe (also used as am), referring to (the spirit/soul of) a dead person.
Alytzel f Spanish (Latin American)
Alternate spelling of Alitzel.
Amairani f Spanish (Mexican, Modern), Spanish (Latin American, Modern)
Possibly an invented name based on the sounds found in names such as Amaya, Mayra and Leilani... [more]
Amalfi f & m Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from the place name Amalfi. It is mainly used in Colombia.
Amancay f Quechua, Spanish (Latin American)
From the Quechua amánkay which is the name of a yellow lily with red streaks native to South America. By extension, the word also means "yellow".
Amaris f Spanish (Latin American)
From the Latin word (Amabilis) meaning "amiable, pleasant, loving, affectionate".
Amilamia f Basque, Basque Mythology, Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
In Basque mythology, Amilamia is a benevolent being who helps those in need.... [more]
Ampara f Spanish (Mexican)
Variant form of Amparo.
Anaida f Spanish (Latin American)
This name is probably either a combination of the names Ana and Ida, or the Spanish form of Anaïs.
Anais f Galician, Spanish (Latin American), Occitan, Catalan
Catalan and Galician form and Occitan variant of Anaïs.
Analí f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Analía, especially used in Peru and Mexico.
Analisa f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), Spanish (Rare), Romansh (Rare)
Spanish contraction of Ana and Lisa and Romansh variant of Annalisa.
Analys f Spanish (Latin American)
Elaboration of Ana using the suffix -lys.
Anamari f Spanish (Latin American)
Contraction of Ana and María. This name is borne by Mexican writer and academic Anamari Gomís (born Ana María Gomís Iniesta, 1950).
Anareli f Spanish (Mexican)
Possibly a blend of Anayeli and Arely.
Anatalia f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Alteration of Anatolia, perhaps influenced by Natalia. In some cases it may be a combination of Ana and Talia.
Anayansi f Literature, Spanish (Latin American)
Used by Panamanian author Octavio Méndez Pereira for a character in his historical novel Núñez de Balboa, el tesoro de Dabaibe (1934), where it belongs to an indigenous princess who falls in love with the Spanish conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa... [more]
Andreína f Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andreina.
Anel f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Mexican)
Short form of Ana Elena. A known bearer of this name is Ana Elena "Anel" Noreña Grass (1944-), a Mexican actress, vedette and former model.
Angelmiro m Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Ángel and -miro, taken from names ending with this pattern, e.g. Clodomiro. It is mainly used in Colombia.
Anicia f Ancient Roman, Spanish (Latin American, Rare), English (Rare), French (Rare)
Feminine form of Anicius. The most well-known bearer of this name was Anicia Juliana, the daughter of Western Roman Emperor Olybrius.
Aniel m Biblical Greek, Dutch (Rare), Dutch (Surinamese, Rare), English (Rare), French (Modern), Spanish (Latin American)
Greek form of Hanniel and its variant Haniel, as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
Anifer f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Combination of Ani 1 and Fer (a short form of Fernanda)... [more]
Anitza f Spanish (Latin American)
Latin American diminutive of Ana, using the popular -itza suffix found in Maritza.
Annelys f Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Anneliese using the suffix -lys found in Adelys, Coralys, Marlys and similar names.
Ansilta f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Allegedly taken from the name of a mountain in the Argentinian Andes.
Antelma f Spanish (Mexican)
Feminine form of Antelmo.
Aoh f Spanish (Mexican)
This name is averagly used to describe someone powerful and kind
Apolinaria f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Polish (Rare), Moldovan (Rare), Ancient Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Spanish and Polish feminine form of Apollinaris and Romanian form of Apollinaria. This is also attested as an ancient Greek name.
Aquileo m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Achilleus, the name of two early Christian saints, as well as a usurper of the Roman Empire (Aurelius Achilleus).... [more]
Aranza f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of Basque Arantza.
Arcely f American (Hispanic, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Variant of Araceli with the spelling more or less phonetical in English nature.
Arelis f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Variant of Arely; perhaps a short form or contraction of Aracelis.
Arely f Spanish (Mexican), American (Hispanic, Modern), Central American
Possibly a Hispanic feminine variant of Areli (which is a masculine name in the Old Testament) or a contracted form of Araceli... [more]
Argelio m Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Masculine form of Argelia. Famous bearers of this name include the Cuban comedian Argelio García Rodríguez (1925–1992) and the retired Honduran soccer referee Argelio Sabillón (b... [more]
Argenis m & f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean)
Likely a derivation of a family of words/names stemming from Latin argentum meaning "silver" with the -is suffix (coinciding with the word argén, referring to the argent herald).
Arianys f Spanish (Caribbean)
Variant of Ariana with the -ys suffix.
Ariatna f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Most likely a variant of Ariadna.
Arisbeth f Spanish (Mexican), American (Hispanic, Rare)
Possibly an altered form of Elizabeth, used primarily in Mexico.
Arismendi m Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean)
Transferred use of the surname Arismendi, meaning "mountain of oaks" from aris "oak" and mendi "mountain".
Aristea f Greek, Spanish (Mexican), English (American, Modern, Rare, ?)
Feminine form of Aristeo (Spanish). As a Greek name, it is a feminine form of names beginning with the element ἄριστος (aristos) meaning "best"... [more]
Arnulfa f Spanish (Mexican)
Feminine form of Arnulfo.
Artemia f Spanish (Mexican), Italian (Tuscan, Rare), Sicilian, Polish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Artemio, Sicilian feminine form of Artemiu and Polish feminine form of Artemiusz.
Asalia f Spanish (Latin American)
Variant spelling of Azalia. A known bearer of this name is Asalia Nazario, the Puerto Rican mother of American actress Zoe Saldana (b. 1978).
Atzany f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Possibly an invented name using the same sounds found in names such as Ahtziri and Itzayana.
Aulo m Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Aulus.
Aurita f Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of names beginning with Aur-.
Aurorita f Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Aurora used primarily used in Latin America.
Auxilio f & m Spanish (Mexican), Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish form of Auxilius. Used as a predominately feminine name in Mexico, but is masculine in other Spanish speaking countries.
Axael m & f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Mexican)
Combination of Axel and Asael or other names ending in -ael.
Azael m Biblical Greek, Spanish (Mexican)
Greek form of Hazael, as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
Azalia f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
In English-speaking countries, this name is usually a variant spelling of Azaliah and Azalea, but there are also cases where it is a variant spelling of Azelia.... [more]
Azucely f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Perhaps a contraction of Azucena and Aracely.
Bardomiano m Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Spanish form of Bardomianus. This name is borne by retired Mexican soccer player Bardomiano Viveros (1951-).
Bartola f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Feminine form of Bartolo, itself a short form of Bartolomé.
Baruj m Jewish (Hispanicized, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Baruch. A notable bearer was Venezuelan immunologist Baruj Benacerraf (1920-2011), who was of Sephardi Jewish heritage.
Basilia f Anglo-Norman, Medieval English, Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Romani (Archaic)
Feminine form of Basil 1 via its latinized form Basilius. This was borne by an obscure early saint. As an English name it has long been obsolete, but was much used in the Middle Ages; perhaps a reference to Saint Veronica as Basilia in the medieval Mors Pilati (Death of Pilate) was responsible for the name's popularity.
Bayron m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of Byron, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Belkis f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish, Spanish (Caribbean)
Spanish borrowing of Bilqis. Bearers of this name include the late Cuban artist Belkis Ayón (1967-1999) and Cuban-American writer Belkis Cuza Malé (1942-).
Bernabe m Spanish (Latin American, Americanized, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino (Hispanicized, Rare)
Unaccented form of Bernabé used mainly in America and the Philippines. It's also used in Brazil.... [more]
Bethzy f Spanish (Mexican), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Latin American variant of Betsy. This name was brought to public attention by Bethzy Zamorano, a contestant on the Mexican reality television series Bailando por un Sueño... [more]
Betiana f Spanish (Latin American)
First made known and popularised by Argentine actress Betiana Blum (1939-), in this case being a mix of her given names Betty and Ana.
Betita f Spanish (Latin American)
A shortened and diminutive form of Elizabeth.... [more]
Betsaida f Biblical (Hispanicized), Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from Betsaida, which is the Spanish form of Bethsaida, the name of two places in the New Testament. For both places, the name is either of Aramaic or Hebrew origin and means either "house of hunting" or "house of fishing"... [more]
Bety f Spanish (Latin American), English (Rare)
Variant of Betty, also used in Latin American countries as a short form of names containing Be- (or -be-) and -t-, like Beatriz and Alberta.
Betzaida f Spanish (Latin American)
Variant spelling of Betsaida. This name is the most popular out of the two.... [more]
Betzaira f Spanish (Mexican)
Blend of Betzaida with Zaira, or with the phonetic suffix aira from other names (such as Yahaira or Yajaira).
Biron m Various, English (Rare), Theatre, Spanish (Latin American, Rare, ?)
Presumably, a variant of Byron. Shakespeare used this name in one of the three companions of King Ferdinand in Love's Labour Lost (1594).
Boltaire m Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Spanish variant of Voltaire. A famous bearer is ecuadorian president Lenín Moreno.
Braitón m Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Likely a Hispanicised form of Brighton.
Bricia f Spanish (Mexican)
Feminine form of Bricio (compare Brizia). This name coincides with the name of a town in Castile and León, Spain.
Brisenia f Spanish (Mexican)
This given name is probably a combination of Briseida or Brigida with any name ending in -enia or -senia (depends on which name is used for the first part of the name), such as Eugenia and Yesenia.
Brithany f Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish variant of Brittany. This name ranked #8 in Ecuador in 2014.