Spanish Baby Names

Spanish baby names are widely-used in the US, and many of the same Spanish names are on the popularity lists throughout North and South America as well as in Spain. The names on this list include the best-known Spanish baby names and the most usable Spanish names for girls and boys that bridge cultures.

  • Adriana

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This a-ending feminine form of Adrian, from the northern Italian city of Adria, is a soft and lovely Italian choice. It appears as a character in Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. ... Read More 

  • Ainara

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    Ainara is among the Top 100 girls' names in Spain but used for fewer than 100 baby girls last year in the US. A distinctive nature name and member... Read More 

  • Ainhoa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Name of the French town where a vision of the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared, this name, virtually unknown elsewhere, is in the Spanish Top 100.Read More 

  • Aitana

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Aitana is the name of a Spanish mountain used by the poet Rafael Alberti for his daughter. He reportedly chose it because the mountain was his last glimpse of Spain when he went into exile after... Read More 

  • Alba

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alba is quietly making a behind-the-scenes comeback, perhaps thanks to actress turned baby-product mogul Jessica Alba. Last on the Top 1000 a century ago, the name was given to more than 150 baby... Read More 

  • Alberto

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    Alberto is the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese variation of Albert and lends a more exotic and fashionable edge to this name which is still a grandpa name to many.Read More 

  • Alejandra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alejandra, the Spanish form of this popular and multivaried name, has fans both in and outside the Latino community. Still, it has lost ground since its peak in the 1990s.Read More 

  • Alejandro

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Softer and smoother than Alexander, this Spanish classic has made a seamless transition to this culture, now ranking at Number 181. Adding to its current impact: the Lady Gaga song 'Alejandro'> Read More 

  • Alexia

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    This diminutive, similar to Alex or Alexis, has been yo-yoing in popularity the past few years. It hit a peak of 132 in 2002, before gradually declining to 275 by 2011 -- only to rebound to 175 in... Read More 

  • Alicia

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    Alicia was more popular than its mother name for several years, adding a lacy, more balletic feel to the original. But their fortunes have reversed in the past few years, with Alicia sinking down... Read More 

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