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.

  • Jaime

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    A Hispanic classic that has lost some momentum in recent years. It could be misunderstood by some as Jamie -- which is how it's pronounced on Game of Thrones. Read More 

  • Jana

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    A sweet name with many cross-cultural ties, popular in the Slavic countries, Holland, Scandinavia, and Ireland. Read More 

  • Javier

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    One of the most popular Spanish names for boys in the US, Javier is embodied for many Americans in the magnetic persona of... Read More 

  • Jesus

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    Jesus -- pronounced hay-SOOS -- is used exclusively and extensively in the Latino community, and was recently publicized by Madonna's boytoy, Jesus Luz. Jesus Quintana was a character in The... Read More 

  • Jimena

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    Widespread popularity in the Latino community has propelled this name up the charts. Read More 

  • Jorge

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    The classic Jorge is one of the most popular and classic Spanish names for boys in the US. Some Latine families pronounce... Read More 

  • Jose

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    Jose is as widespread in the Hispanic community as Joseph and Joe are elsewhere in the U.S., though its numbers here are starting to decrease somewhat. Jose is one of those Read More 

  • Juan

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    Juan, the Spanish version of John, is ubiquitous in the Spanish-speaking world, and is familiar to all ethnicities via such references as Don Juan and San Juan.

    Juan has countless... Read More 

  • Julen

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  • Laia

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    Saint Eulalia was born in Spain and is the patron saint of Barcelona, so her name and its derivatives are popular throughout the land.Read More 

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