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Spanish Baby Names

Boys

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Are you looking for a Spanish name for your upcoming baby? Or perhaps you need a name to use in your Spanish class, or even for a pet?

This list of boys' names includes many of the most popular Spanish names used in the United States and around the Spanish-speaking world as well as others that have been common in years past or that belong to famous people.

Many of the names will look familiar — English itself uses some names that have come from Spanish, and Spanish speakers have drawn from other languages, particularly European ones, for baby names. English equivalents for many of the names are given below, and in many cases the names' possible original meanings.

This list, of course, is far from complete. These days, also, it is not uncommon for Spanish-speaking people to select names of movie stars, singers and other famous people, even if the names aren't Spanish names.

Check this page for a similar list of Spanish girls' names.

Aarón
Abraham (father of many)
Abrán (Abraham, father of many)
Absalón (Absalom)
Adán (Adam)
Agnano
Alberto (Albert)
Alejandro (Alexander, protector)
Alfonso
Amadeo (lover of God)
Anastacio (resurrection)
Andrés (Andrew)
Ángel
Ángelo
Antonio (Anthony)
Arsenio (virile)
Augusto (venerated)
Bartolomé (Bartholomew, son)
Benedicto
Benjamín (Benjamin, favorite son)
Caleb (God's warrior)
Ceferino
Carlos (Carl)
Celestino (heavenly)
Claudio
David
Diego (James)
Dino (justice)
Diógenes (searcher for God)
Dión (dedicated to God)
Eduardo (Edward)
Efraim
Efrain
Elías (Elijah)
Eliseo (God watches my health)
Enrique (Henry, prince)
Emanuel (God is with us)
Ernesto (Earnest)
Esteban (Steven)
Eustacio
Fabio
Felipe (lover of horses)
Felix (happy)
Fernando
Fidel (faithful)
Fortunato (fortunate)
Francisco (Francis)
Gabriel
Gerardo (Gerard)
Guillermo (William)
Hugo (clear thinker)
Isaac
Isaías (Isaiah)
Iván
Jacinto (like a flower)
Jacob
Jacobo (Jacob)
Jaime
Javier (new house)
Jesús (Jesus)
Joaquín
Joel
Jorge (George)
José (Joseph)
Juan (John)
Julián
Leo (lion)
Leonardo (Leonard)
Luca (Luke)
Lucas (Luke)
Luis (Louis)
Luperco
Manuel (God is with us)
Marco (Mark)
Marcos (Mark)
Martín (Martin)
Mateo (Matthew)
Maximiliano (biggest)
Miguel (Michael)
Moisés (Moses)
Nataniel (Nathan, gift of God)
Neptuno (god of the waters)
Nicolás (victorious in the city)
Noé (Noah)
Octavio (eighth)
Orlando
Oscar
Pablo (Paul, short)
Rafael
Ramón (Raymond, protector)
Raúl (warrior)
René
Ricardo (Richard)
Rigoberto (rich)
Roberto (Robert)
Rolando
Roque (strong like a rock)
Salvador (savior)
Santiago (James)
Sebastián (respected)
Set (Seth)
Sergio
Silvestre (Sylvester, forest)
Sócrates (authoritative)
Stefano (Steven)
Teodoro (Theodore)
Tomás (Thomas)
Umberto (color of the earth)
Valentín
Vicente (Vincent)
Victor
Xavier (brilliant)
Zacarías (Zachariah, whom God remembers)

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