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Gender: Male Origin of Nacho: Word name or short form of Ignacio

The name Nacho is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Nacho and is often added to lists like Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank these Names! (Boys)".

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Famous People Named Nacho

Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, Mexican restaurateur credited with inventing nachos
Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, Argentine polo player

Pop Culture References for the name Nacho

Nachos, cheesy Tex-Mex snack invented by Ignacio ''Nacho'' Anaya
"Nacho Libre," title character and movie starring Jack Black