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150+ Most Popular Spanish Names

Baby NamesUpdated October 13, 2022

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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 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 girl names and Spanish boy names with equally beautiful meanings to choose from.

Spanish Names for Your Baby

Spanish Girl Names

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 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 an elegant name 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.”

Popular Spanish Names for Girls

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

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 Boy Names

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 due date for your baby? You might like Pasqual, which means “Passover, born at Easter time.”

Want to give your son a strong name worthy of a warrior? Consider Alejandro, which means “protector and defender of 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.”

Popular Spanish Names for Boys

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

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

There are so many beautiful Spanish names to choose from. Which Spanish names for boys and girls are your favorites? We hope you had some that made it on your list!

If you are still on the baby name hunt, check out our other baby name lists. Try beautiful girl names, flower names for girlsstrong boy names, and cute nicknames for boys for inspiration. Good luck picking a beautiful name for your baby!

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