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Mexican Baby Names

Mexican baby names are typically Spanish names along with names from indigenous Mexican cultures and languages, such as Nahuati, known historically as Aztec or Mayan, and Zapotec. Spanish baby names popular in Mexico differ from those most popular in the US, Spain, or South American countries, so we focus on the top Spanish names in Mexico on this list. Also, some of the top Mexican names derive from other languages and cultures, such as the Greek Andrea and the Hebrew Daniel. Baby names popular in Mexico include the following.

  • Abril

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This Spanish month name has been quietly used for several years now in the US.Read More 

  • Adrian

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Adrian has in the past been neglected due to its similarity to the feminine Adrienne, but is now being reconsidered. Well used in England since the 1950s, and the name of one Pope and several... Read More 

  • 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 

  • 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 classic Spanish name for boys has made a seamless transition to this culture.... Read More 

  • Alexa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alexa -- the simple and most feminine form of the Alexandra-Alexis group -- has retained its staying power. It entered the popularity list in 1973, and has been a steadily popular choice for... Read More 

  • Alexander

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Alexander has been in the Top 25 since 1991. The noble Alexander has led to the popularity of so many spinoffs, such as Alex, Zander, Xan and Zan -- not to mention all the female versions -- that... Read More 

  • Alexis

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This name leapt into the female column via vixen Alexis Carrington on 'Dynasty" in the 1980s. It's more popular for girls, but it's still a widely used boys' names and is one of the most Read More 

  • Alma

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    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 

  • Alondra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A Spanish TV show made this one popular, along with single-named Mexican singer, Alondra. Read More 

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