Popular Names in Portugal

The most popular baby names in Portugal have some overlap with the top names in neighboring Spain, but not as much as you might think.

Yes, classic favorite Maria appears on both Top Ten lists. And some other names on the Portuguese Top Ten do show up on the Spanish list but further down, including Spanish and Portuguese names Matilde, Leonor, Beatriz, Mariana, and Carolina for girls, and for boys, Santiago and Miguel.

And then there are those Portuguese variations of traditional names that are distinctive to that country: in the Top Ten are Martim and Duarte, which is the Portuguese variation of Edward. The most popular names in Portugal in 2023 are below.

For popular names lists from around the world, visit our main Popular Names page. You might also want to browse Nameberry's real-time lists of Popular Girl Names and Popular Boy Names.