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150+ Most Popular Spanish Baby Names

Baby NamesJune 28, 2021
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by Lauren Flake

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One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is choosing your baby’s name! If you are expecting and looking for a Spanish baby name, you’re in the right place! Many parents choose to honor their family heritage with their baby’s name. Do you or your partner have Spanish roots? There are countless beautiful Spanish baby names with equally beautiful meanings to choose from. (And our co-founder’s name, Nina, is on this list!) Spanish Baby Names Spanish Baby Names for Girls Are you a Shakespeare fan? You might like Emilia of Othello fame, which means “a rival and competitor.” Music enthusiast? You might choose Selena, of Tejano singer-songwriter fame, which means “the moon.” Do you… Read More

One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is choosing your baby’s name! If you are expecting and looking for a Spanish baby name, you’re in the right place!

Many parents choose to honor their family heritage with their baby’s name. Do you or your partner have Spanish roots? There are countless beautiful Spanish baby names with equally beautiful meanings to choose from. (And our co-founder’s name, Nina, is on this list!)

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Spanish Baby Names for Girls

Are you a Shakespeare fan? You might like Emilia of Othello fame, which means “a rival and competitor.”

Music enthusiast? You might choose Selena, of Tejano singer-songwriter fame, which means “the moon.”

Do you love nature and the outdoors? You might consider Jade, “which means green and like the gemstone;” Laura, which means “crowned in laurel or from the laurel tree;” Marina, which means “from the sea or loves the sea;” Mariposa, which means “butterfly;” Savanna and Savannah, which mean “the open plains or a grassland without trees;” or Sierra, which means “from the mountains.”

Like birds? Alondra means “a lark,” and Paloma means “beautiful dove.”

Partial to flowers? Margarita, which also happens to be my favorite alcoholic drink, means “pearl or the daisy flower,” Rosa means “like the rose blossom,” and Yolanda means “modest and beautiful like a violet flower.”

Love Disney? You might like Esmeralda, of The Hunchback of Notre Dame fame, which means “emerald,” or Aurora, of Sleeping Beauty fame, which means “the dawn, the sunrise or light.”

Maybe you want to choose a religious name for your daughter? You might like Elisa, which means “devoted to God;” Gabriela, which means “God is the strength and hero;” Isabel, which means “one who loves and commits to God;” Juana, which means “God is gracious and merciful;” Mila and Milagros, which both mean “miracles;” or Santana, which means “holy.”

Concepción, of course, means “the immaculate conception of the Virgin Mary,” and Marisol means “the solitude of the Virgin Mary, or the sun and the sea.”

Love the Christmas season? Natalia means “born on Christmas Day.”

Want to give your daughter a strong name befitting a female warrior? You might consider Alejandra, which means “protector and defender of mankind;” Luisa, which means “warrior;” Pilar, which means “pillar of strength;” or Ramona, which means “wise protector.”

Want something a little more elegant for your little girl? Try Linda, which means “pretty;” Mercedes, which means “merciful;” Mira, which means “wonderful, peace, or prosperous;” or Reina or Reyna, which both mean “queen.”

Here are a few of the most popular Spanish baby girl names in alphabetical order:

Popular Spanish Baby Names for Girls

Alba
Alejandra
Alicia
Alma
Alondra
Ana
Andrea
Antonia
Aurora
Bianca
Camila or Camilla
Carmen
Catalina
Cecilia
Clara
Claudia
Concepción
Daniela
Dulce
Elena
Elisa
Emilia or Emmie
Esmeralda
Esperanza
Eugenia
Fabiola
Fernanda
Florencia
Gabriela
Gloria
Guadalupe
Isabel
Isabella
Isidora or Isadora
Itzel
Jade
Jimena or Ximena
Josefina
Juana
Juliana or Julia
Laura
Leticia
Linda
Lola
Lucia
Luisa
Luna
Margarita
Maria
Mariana
Marina
Mariposa
Marisol
Martina
Maya
Mercedes
Mila or Milagros
Mira
Natalia
Nina
Paloma
Paula
Paulina
Paz
Pilar
Ramona
Reina or Reyna
Rosa
Samantha
Santana
Savanna or Savannah
Selena
Sierra
Sofia
Soledad
Tia
Valentina
Valeria
Victoria
Violeta
Yolanda

Spanish Baby Names for Boys

Do you love nature? You might like Felipe, which means “one who loves and befriends horses;” Fernando, which means “a brave and daring adventurer;” Jorge, which means “a farmer or someone who loves and works with the land;” Leonardo, which means “bold like a lion;” or Pedro, which means “rock.”

Maybe you want to choose a religious name for your son? You might like Benito, which means “blessed;” Cruz, which means “the cross;” Jerónimo, which means “holy and sacred name;” Joaquin, which means “established by God;” José, which means “God will add or increase;” Juan, which means “God is gracious;” Mateo, which means “a gift from God;” or Miguel, which means “who is like or closest to God.”

Santiago means “named after Saint James,” and Santino means “the saints.” Cristóbal means “follower and believer of Christ,” and Domingo means “born on Sunday, the Lord’s Day.”

Love Easter or expecting a spring birthdate? You might like Pasqual, which means “Passover, born at Easter time.”

Want to give your son a name worthy of a warrior? Consider Alejandro, which means “protector and defender or humankind;” Alfonso, which means “prepared and ready for battle;” Arturo, which means “courageous and strong;” Eduardo, which means “wealthy defender;” Emiliano or Emilio, which both mean “challenger and winner;” Esteban, which means “wearing a victory crown;” Geraldo, which means “rules by the spear;” Ramon, which means “a wise protector and advisor;” Ricardo, which means “a powerful ruler;” Rodrigo, which means “a famous ruler;” or Vicente, which means “victorious conqueror.”

Here are a few of the most popular Spanish baby boy names in alphabetical order:

Popular Spanish Baby Names for Boys

Adriano
Alejandro
Alex
Alfonso
Alonso or Alonzo
Andres
Angel
Antonio
Arturo
Arlo
Bartolo
Benito
Carlos
Cesar
Consuelo
Cristóbal
Cruz
Damian
Daniel
Dante
Diego
Domingo
Eduardo
Elian
Elias
Emiliano or Emilio
Emmanuel
Enrique
Enzo
Ernesto
Esteban
Eugenio
Fabio
Felipe
Fernando
Francisco
Gabriel
Geraldo
Gonzalo
Hector
Hugo
Ignacio
Isaac
Jaime
Javier or Xavier
Jerónimo
Joaquin
Jorge
Juan
Julian
José
Leo
Leonardo
Lorenzo
Luca
Luciano
Luis
Manuel
Marco
Marcos
Mario
Mateo
Matias
Maximiliano
Maximo
Miguel
Milo
Nicolas
Orlando
Pablo
Pasqual
Pedro
Quinn
Rafael
Ramon
Raul
Ricardo
Rodrigo
Ruben
Salvador
Santiago
Santino
Sebastián
Sergio
Tito
Tomás
Valentin or Valentino
Vicente

Want more baby names? Check out Italian baby names or Greek baby names for inspiration.