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Spanish Baby Names

Girls

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Los pies de un bebé. (A baby's feet.)

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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 girls' 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.

See also this list of Spanish names for baby boys.

Abigail (happiness)
Abra (mother of many)
Abril (April)
Ada
Adoración (adoration)
Adriana (from Adria)
Agustina (majestic)
Aida (noble)
Alana
Albina (white)
Alejandra (Alexandra, protector)
Alejandrina (protector)
Alexia (protector)
Alma (soul)
Amalia (worker)
Amanda (Amanda, lovable)
Amara (immortal)
Ana
Analía (Analee)
Anastacia (Anastasia, resurrection)
Andrea (brave)
Ángela
Angélica
Angelina
Anna (full of grace)
Antonella (flower)
Ariel
Alison (Allison, noble)
Aurora (brilliant)
Ava
Avril (April)
Azalea (dry ground)
Azura (clear, blue sky)
Bárbara (foreigner)
Belén (house where bread is made)
Belinda (pretty)
Bella (beautiful)
Betania (Bethany)
Bianca (white)
Bibiana (Vivian, living)
Blanca (white)
Brenda (strong)
Brisa (breeze)
Brita (British)
Brunela (dark-skinned)
Calíope (beautiful voice)
Camila
Candela (candle)
Candelaria (brilliant)
Caridad (lovingkindness)
Carina (loved)
Carisa (loved)
Carla
Carlota (strong)
Carolina
Casandra
Casia
Catalina (of pure descent)
Catarina
Cecelia (blind)
Celeste (heavenly)
Celina (moon)
Cintia (Cynthia, moon)
Claudia
Cleopatra
Clorinda (well-known)
Cristal (Crystal)
Cristina (Christina)
Dana (good judge)
Dafne (Daphne)
Daira (wise)
Dalia (flower)
Diana (god of hunting)
Déborah (bee)
Desirée (desired)
Dolores (pain)
Dora (gift)
Doria
Dulce (sweet)
Eduarda
Elaina (Elaine)
Elena
Eliana (beloning to the sun)
Elizabeth (consecrated to God)
Elvira (happy)
Ema (Emma)
Emanuela (God is with us)
Emilia (Emily)
Encarnición (God becoming human)
Esmerelda (emerald)
Esperanza (Hope)
Estafania
Estela (star)
Estrella (star)
Eugenia (of noble birth)
Eva (Eve)
Evelina
Fátima (from the city name)
Fe (Faith)
Felicia (happy)
Felicitas (happy)
Felipa (lover of horses)
Fiona (white, righteous)
Flor (flower)
Flora (flower)
Florencia (Florence, flower)
Fortunata (fortunate)
Frida (peace)
Gabriela (Gabrielle)
Gema (gem)
Gianina (God is gracious)
Gina
Gisela
Giuliana (Julianne)
Gladis (Gladys, glad)
Gloria (glory)
Gracia (Grace)
Graciana (grace)
Guadalupe
Helena (Helen)
Hermosa (beautiful)
Ilana (tree)
Ines (Inez, pure)
Irene (peace)
Iris (rainbow)
Isabel (lover of God)
Isabella (lover of God)
Isadora
Ivana (gift of God)
Jacinta
Jade
Jasmín (Jasmine)
Jennifer (white spirit)
Jéssica (God sees)
Jimena (God listens)
Joana
Juana (Jane)
Juliana
Lana
Lara (Laura, famous)
Laura
Leandra (like a lion)
Liana
Libertad (freedom)
Lidia (Lydia)
Liliana
Linda (pretty)
Lisa
Lola (pain)
Lorena (from Lorraine)
Luana (Louanne, beautiful)
Luisa (famous in battle)
Luna (moon)
Luz (light)
Mabel (lovable)
Magdalena (magnificent)
Malena
Malvina (knows how to talk)
Margarita (Daisy)
Manuela (God is with us)
Mara
Marcela (sea and sky)
Marcia (dedicated to Mars)
Margarita (Pearl)
María (Mary, chosen)
Marianela
Mariangeles (Mary and angels)
Marilú (Marylou, Mary and light)
Marina (of the sea)
Marisa
Mariana (Maryanne)
Maricela
Marisa (of the sea)
Marisol (Mary and sun)
Marta (afflicted)
Maya (motherly)
Mercedes (setting slaves free)
Mía (mine)
Milagros (miracles)
Miranda
Miriam
Mónica (widow)
Nadia (hope)
Nancy (full of grace)
Natalia
Nazarena
Nevada (snowy)
Nina (beloved)
Noemí (beautiful)
Norma (law)
Nuria
Octavia (eighth)
Olivia (Olive)
Paloma (dove)
Pamela
Patricia
Paulina
Paz (peace)
Perla (Pearl)
Raquel (lamb of God)
Rebeca (Rebecca, beautiful)
Regina (queen)
Reina (queen)
Renee
Reyna (queen)
Rita (daisy)
Roberta (famous)
Rosa (Rose)
Rosana (Roseanne)
Rubí (Ruby)
Sabrina (princess)
Samanta (Samantha, listener)
Segunda (second)
Selena (moon god)
Selena (moon god)
Serena (serene)
Shakira (grace)
Sierra (mountain)
Socorro (help)
Sofía (Sophia, wisdom)
Sol (sun)
Solana
Sonia (Sonya)
Susana (Susan)
Tiara (crown)
Talia
Tatiana
Teresa
Thalia
Tía (aunt)
Tina
Trinidad (trinity)
Uma (nation)
Valentina (healthy and strong)
Vanesa (vain)
Venus (god of love)
Verónica (victorious)
Victoria
Violeta (Violet)
Virginia (purity)
Viviana (living)
Wendy (true friend)
Yolanda (brings rejoicing)
Yvonne
Ximena (listener)
Yara
Yesenia
Zarina (czarina)
Zoe (living)

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