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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.

  • Alma

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    Alma is a somewhat solemn, soulful name that had a burst of popularity a century ago, then faded into the flowered wallpaper, and is now finding its footing once more.

    In addition to... Read More 

  • Alonso

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    Alonso is the Spanish and Portuguese diminutive version of Alfonso, itself deriving from an old Germanic name “Adalfuns” meaning "noble and ready." Although the Italian spelling Alonzo is more... Read More 

  • Alvaro

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    A well-used Spanish saint's name with a lot of flair that could definitely cross over to more general usage. It reached its peak in the United States in 1985, when it ranked Number 456.Read More 

  • Amira

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    This shimmery name, often given to girls born on the harvest feast of Shavuot, and also used in the Arab community, is increasing in popularity. Read More 

  • Ana

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    Pared-down form loses none of the name's grace or power. Ana is one of the most popular Spanish names for girls in the US.Read More 

  • Angel

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    Angel is a perennial Hispanic boys’ name, but it was Buffy the Vampire Slayer that brought it into the Anglo-male camp, where it's now heard... Read More 

  • Antonio

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    Antonio is a Shakespearean favorite -- the Bard used it in no less than five of his plays, and has long been a ubiquitous classic in Spanish-speaking countries, where the nickname Tonio is also... Read More 

  • Ariadna

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  • Arlet

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    Arlet's current popularity in Spain, where it's in the Top 100, may be related to its use as the name of a main character in hit show "Infidels."Read More 

  • Aroa

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    Spanish actress Aroa Gimeno introduced this one.Read More 

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