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.

  • Gala

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Festive name of the wife of Salvador Dali. Read More 

  • Gonzalo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Popular among Hispanic parents, it explains the source of the nickname Gonzo. Read More 

  • Guillermo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    As with Guillaume (see above), Liam, Willem, and Wilhelm, everyday Williams in their own countries, Guillermo is a captivating possibility here. Giermo, Gigermo, Gijermo, Gillermo, Gillirmo,... Read More 

  • Hector

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Previously used primarily by Latino families, this name of the great hero of the Trojan War as related in Homer's Iliad is beginning to be considered more seriously by others seeking... Read More 

  • Hugo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Hugo, the Latin form of Hugh, has more heft and energy than the original -- and of course we love names that end (or begin, for that matter) with an o. This one is especially appealing because... Read More 

  • Ignacio

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ignacio, like Horacio, makes its gray-bearded English equivalent name sound positively dashing. While the Ig- beginning summons up such associations as ignoble and ignorant, the era for Ignacio... Read More 

  • Iker

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Long an extremely popular name in Spain, Iker (usually pronounced EE-kuhr in the English speaking world) is the rare Basque name that's starting... Read More 

  • Ines

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This form of Agnes, Ines has always been popular since the true story of the thwarted lovers Queen Ines of Castro and King Peter of Portugal. This has to be one of the most heartbreaking and... Read More 

  • Iria

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Iria is a diminutive version of Eirene / Irene and is therefore associated with the Greek goddess of peace.Read More 

  • Izan

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Izan, pronounced with the same vowel sounds and emphasis as Ethan, ranks among the Top 20 boys' names in Spain, where it's been popular for two decades.Read More 

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