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Gender: Female Meaning of Guadalupe: "river of black stones" Origin of Guadalupe: Spanish place-name; Arabic Guadalupe's Popularity in 2017: #724

The name Guadalupe is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "river of black stones". Guadalupe is ranked #724 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Girls".

From the experts:

Popular Spanish name that relates to the patron saint of Mexico. It could conceivably, like Soledad and Consuelo, cross the border into multicultural territory, but the name's decline since the nineties would seem to make that less likely.

Guadalupe, literally "valley of the wolves in Spanish," relates to Our Lady of Guadalupe, revered in Latino culture as a protector of the Mexican people.

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Famous People Named Guadalupe

Guadalupe Victoria, First President of Mexico (male)
María Guadalupe "Lupe" Villalobos Vélez, Mexican-American actress
María Guadalupe "Lupita" Jones, Mexican actress and beauty queen; Miss Universe 1991
(María) Guadalupe González, Nuestra Belleza Paraguay
Guadalupe Canseco, Mexican Olympic diver
María Guadalupe Sánchez, Mexican Olympic race walker
María Guadalupe Araújo, birth name of Ana Gabriel, Mexican singer
Guadalupe Natalia "Lupita" Tovar, Mexican-American actress
Guadalupe "Lupita" D'Alessio, Mexican singer and actress
Yolanda Guadalupe "Lupita" Ferrer, Venezuelan actress
Guadalupe "Lupita" Pallás, Mexican actress
Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Guadalupe

Guadaloupe, island country in the Caribbean
Guadalupe, character in comic book series "Love and Rockets"
Guadalupe Zambrano Santos, main character in telenovela "Guadalupe"

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Lena_Aline Says:


Well, it's also Arabic, but I understand where you're coming from.

Guest Says:


Lupita is the cutest nickname!! 😍

Guest Says:


A lot of names related to Virgin Mary are unisex. In Europe a lot of boys get the middle name Maria! Haha

Hydra Says:


Guadalupe is actually unisex.Of course,like many names that honor the Virgin Mary,it's more common for girls,but I've known of a few male bearers.That being said,I prefer it for a boy.I'm especially fond of its meaning.

raevynstar Says:


Cute, but I probably shouldn't use it, since I'm not even remotely Latina. :)