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Spanish Names for Girls

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Spanish names for girls have never been more popular in the States than they are today. Spanish girls’ names are especially well-used in Hispanic communities, of course, but Spanish names for girls such as Gabriela and Isabella have crossed over in a huge way.

Along with Isabella and Gabriela, other Spanish girls’ names in the US Top 300 include Ana, Angelina, Elena, Jada, Liliana, Maya, Savannah, and Sofia. Baby girl names popular in Spain include Lucia – also a favorite throughout Latin America– Maria, Martina, and Paula. Unique Spanish names for girls that deserve more attention include Alba, Carmen, Laia, and Triana.

Many parents in the US and Latin America look for names that bridge the cultures. Along with Lucia and Sofia, baby girl names that work in both English and Spanish include Alicia, Eloisa, Isla, Julietta, Marisa, Paloma, and Viviana.

Our full list of Spanish names for girls is below. The top names rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

You may also want to browse our list of Spanish names for boys.

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Top Spanish Names for Girls

  • Isabella

    Isabella is the Latinate form of Isabel, a variation of Elizabeth which originally derived from the Hebrew name Elisheba. Variations Isabelle and Isabel are also popular, with the Scottish... Read More 

  • Savannah

    A place name with a deep Southern accent, the once-obscure Savannah shot to fame, with others of its genre, on the heels of the best seller Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, which... Read More 

  • Emilia

    Emilia is the feminine form of the Roman clan name Aemilius, which derived from the Latin aemulus, meaning “rival.” In Shakespeare’s Othello, Emilia is the wife of Iago and... Read More 

  • Maya

    In addition to being the name of a Central American culture, Maya was the legendary Greek mother of Hermes by Zeus, and means "illusion" in Sanskrit and Eastern Pantheism. It can also be spelled... Read More 

  • Elena

    Elena, a pan-European version of Helen, has roots in Spanish, Italian, Slavic, and Romanian, among others. Helen, the name from which it derives, came from the Greek word helene, meaning... Read More 

  • Gabriella

    Gabriella is the feminine form of Gabriel, a name derived from the Hebrew Gavri’el. Gavri’el is composed of the elements gever, meaning “strong,” and ’el, referring to God.... Read More 

  • Isla

    Isla originated in Scotland as a derivation of Islay, the name of one of the country’s islands. The etymology of Islay is unknown, but it is believed to have pre-Celtic origins. Isla is also... Read More 

  • Liliana

    This melodious and feminine Latin variation of the Lily family is a favorite in the Hispanic community and would work beautifully with an Anglo surname as well. It's among the Spanish and Read More 

  • Jade

    As cool as the precious green stone said to transmit wisdom, clarity, justice, courage, and modesty, Jade has been rising in popularity since Mick and Bianca Jagger chose it for their daughter in... Read More 

  • Ximena

    Ximena, sometimes spelled Jimena, is a variation of boys’ name Ximeno. Spanish origins and popularity in the Latino community have boosted this... Read More