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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.

  • Aya

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Simple names have their appeal, but Aya, barely more than a breath, maybe be too simple. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2012.

    In the entertainment industry, Aya has two international... Read More 

  • Berta

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Blanca

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    More colorful than Blanche, but blanker than Bianca. Read More 

  • Candela

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Diminutive of Candelaria, a name derived from candle and given in honor of the festival of Candlemas, which marks the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mother.Read More 

  • Carlos

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Notable namesakes include musician Santana, writers Fuentes and Castaneda, and numerous athletes. Carlos Irwin Estevez is the birth name of Charlie Sheen.Read More 

  • Carlota

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Carmen

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Carmen has long been associated with the sensuous, tragic heroine of Bizet's opera, based on a novel by Prosper Merimee; more recently it has called to mind two other bombshells: Carmen Miranda... Read More 

  • Carolina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Languid, romantic, and classy, this variation heats up Caroline and modernizes Carol, adding a southern accent.

    Pronounced Caro-LINE-a in English-speaking countries, it is heard as... Read More 

  • Ciara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Ciara is very popular in Ireland, more familiar here as the Anglicized Kiera or Keira. The uninitiated will tend to pronounce Ciara as the Italian Chiara, a form of Claire—kee-AHR-a or even... Read More 

  • Cristina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cristina is one case where the streamlined version feels more exotic. Read More 

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