Spanish Word Names

The parent in search of truly distinctive baby names has to move farther than ever away from the established roster. One new direction -- or is it two? -- for the intrepid baby namer is toward foreign-word names, which combine two of today's coolest trends. We combed our own diccionarios for French, Italian, and Spanish words that could make perfectly appropriate, attractive baby names, and here are some Spanish ideas. But no reason to stop here--consider words from the language of your own ethnic background, be it Czech or Chinese, and add them to the list of your personal possibilities.
  • Lienzo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Loa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Lona

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Unfashionable name, with the rather poignant lone sound. Read More 

  • Luna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood. From 2010 to 2012, it quickly jumped 119... Read More 

  • Luz

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Pronounced LOOSE, this name that refers to the Virgin Mary -- "Our Lady of Light" -- is well used in the Hispanic community. Nicknames and variations include Chitta, Lucecita, Lucelida, Lucelita,... Read More 

  • Majo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Marea

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Matiz

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Maña

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Mejilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

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