Adolfo is a Spanish and Italian variant of the Germanic name Adolf.
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Albert.
The name is borne by former President of Peru Alberto Fujimori, who is currently on trial for human rights abuses and charges of corruption. Other bearers include former US Attorney-General A
Alejandro is the Spanish form of the name Alexander.
Notable bearers include film director Alejandro Amenábar, Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu, former Argentine president Alejandro Lanusse and Peruvian politician Alejandro
Spanish form of Alphonse, from Adalfuns which comes from the Germanic elements "adal", meaning "all, noble" and "funs" meaning "ready, apt".
It was the name of 13 Kings of Castile and later Spain, and 5 Kings of Aragon.
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish cognates of Arsenios.
Italian and Spanish form of Arthur.
The name was borne by Italian musician and conductor Arturo Toscanini.
Diego comes from Santiago, the Spanish for Saint James. Santiago de Compostela (Saint James of Compostela) in Spain is a Christian pilgrimage destination that has been popular since the Middle Ages.
Diego Rivera was a Mexican painter who,
Cognate of Edward.
Spanish cognate of Stephen (crown, garland).
Famous bearers of this Spanish form of Ferdinand include Formula One driver Fernando Alonso, Chilean tennis player Fernando González and poet Fernando Pessoa.
'Fernando' is also the name of a song by the Swedish pop band ABBA.
Latinised form of the Greek Hektor. In Greek mythology Hector was the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. According to Homer's Iliad, the warrior Hector was killed by Achilles in a fit of vengeful wrath after slaying Achilles' comrade Patroclus in
Spelt Julián in Spanish.
Julian is a common saint name. Saint Julian the Hospitaler was a saint from the Middle Ages and is the patron saint of travelers. Julian is rarely used as a female name; Julian of Norwich, the only famous female be
Julio Roca was the President of Argentina in the late 19th century. Julio Iglesias is a best-selling Spanish singer and father of singer Enrique Iglesias.
Famous bearers include Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci - most famous for his painting the 'Mona Lisa' but also a skilled architect, inventor, scientist, musician and writer. It's more recent popularity may be attributed to actor Leonardo Di
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Mark.
Marco Polo was a Venetian trader and explorer who was one of the first Westerners to travel the Silk Road to China and and visit the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire. "Marco Polo" is also the na
Spanish form of Matthew.
Pedro was the name of five kings of Portugal and five kings of Aragon (in north-east Spain).
Don Pedro is the Prince of Aragon in William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado about Nothing'.
Pedro Almodóvar is a Spanish film director.
Roberto Cavalli is a fashion designer.
Spanish form of Roland.
Simon appears several times in the New Testament of the Bible. Simon was the original name of St Peter, one of the twelve apostles and first Bishop of Rome or Pope. Simon the Zealot is named as one of the apostles in the gospel of Luke. It was at Simon t
Xavier comes from the Basque place name "Etcheberria," which means "the new house." Though traditionally a Roman Catholic name, Xavier has grown to be one of the top 100 boys names in the U.S.
St Francis Xavier was the founder of the Jesu
Adriana is a main character of Shakespeare's play "The Comedy of Errors".
Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model, and Adriana Barraza is a Mexican actress.
Spanish form of Alexandra.
The name is borne by Mexican singer Alejandra Guzmán.
Alicia is the Spanish and modern Latinate form of Alice.
Bearers include American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys, actresses Alicia Silverstone and Alicia Witt, and Australian tennis player Alicia Molik.
To create this name the spelling of Carmel was altered to fit the Latin noun 'carmen' (song). Carmen is the name of a famous opera by Bizet.
Carmen Electra (born Tara Leigh Patrick), is an American glamor model, actress, television personal
St Claudia was supposedly the mother of the second pope, Linus. Claudia Schiffer is a German supermodel, and Claudia Winkleman is a British TV presenter. The real first name of 'Lady Bird' Johnson (wife of US President Lyndon Johnson) was Claudia.
Daniela Hantuchová is a Slovak tennis player. In the US, the name is particularly popular in California, where it was #60 in 2006. In Spain it was #19.
Elena is the Spanish and Italian form of Helen.
Bearers include the Infanta Elena of Spain, eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos and tennis players Elena Dementieva and Elena Baltacha.
The name is particularly popular in Spa
Latinate form of Eve, Eva was also used to Anglicize Aoife in Ireland, an old name believed to be derived from aoibh (beauty). Eabha is the Gaelic form of Eva.
Eva Braun was the companion and later the wife of Adolf Hitler. Eva Perón (also
Our Lady of Guadalupe was a Mexican Virgin Mary apparition of the 16th century. She is a symbol of the Mexican nation. Our Lady of Guadalupe also applies to a Castilian apparition of the 14th century.
There are various places named Guadalup
In Greek mythology, Eirene or Irene was the goddess who personified peace. Although she did not play an active part in many myths, Eirene was still a source of inspiration for several ancient artists, writers, and poets. Child of Zeus and Themis, the godd
Although of disputed origin, Isabel is often taken as a form of Elizabeth. Isabel first gained popularity in Spain in the Middle Ages, and it was soon exported to France and England.
Isabel was the name of the Princess Imperial of Brazil
Latin form of Mary.
It arose as a back-formation from the early Christian Greek name Mariam, which was taken as a Latin accusative case, and is ultimately derived from Hebrew Miryam.
In the English-speaking world, Maria was the writ
An elaboration of Maria.
Variant of Sarah. Sara may also be a Sanskrit male name [sah-ruh] meaning "the Essence."
Sara Lee is a food company that specialises in frozen and packaged foods. Sara Ramírez is an actress, and Sara Evans is a country singer-songwriter.
The exact meaning of Teresa is unknown, but it is likely to be from either the Greek word meaning "to harvest", the Greek word meaning "summer", or from the Greek island of Thera.
This is a very popular Catholic name.
Ximena is considered an Old Spanish feminine form of Simon.
A feminine name in the English speaking world, but used for boys in Italy.
Examples of it being used as a female name include Irish singer Andrea Corr, and author Andrea Levy.
Male Andreas include singer Andrea Bocelli, pain