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
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of Alfred.
The name has been borne by various South American Presidents: Alfredo Stroessner - President of Paraguay from 1954 to 89, Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso - President of Cuba from 1921 to 25, Alfredo P
Italian and Spanish form of the Greek name Angelos.
Angelo is a character in Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure'.
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.
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.
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.
This French and Spanish spelling of Nicolas is borne by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and actor Nicolas Cage.
Nicolas is also the name of a chain of French wine retailers.
It was the 8th most popular name in Chile in 2006.
Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, principal in the formation of the cubist art movement.
Pablo was the 3rd most popular name in Spain in 2006.
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.
In early Christian lore, Saint Sebastian was a Roman soldier who was martyred when his Christian faith was discovered. Sebastian was an extremely popular saint in the Middle Ages.
In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night', Sebastian is the twin br
There have been three Popes named Victor. It was also a name used by the House of Savoy, which later became the family that ruled Italy following its unification in 1860 - Victor Emmanuel II was the first king of Italy.
Other famous Victor
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
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.
Angela is derived from the same origin as the vocabulary word 'Angel' - angels being the messengers of God.
Famous bearers include German Chancellor Angela Merkel (who pronounces her name with a hard 'g'), actress Angela Lansbury and Briti
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
Feminine form of the Spanish cognate of Stephen, which is from the Latin Stephanus, a derivative of the Greek Stephanos, which has its root in stephanos (a crown, a garland).
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
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.
Scandinavian and Spanish spelling of Sophia.
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. It was named after the second oldest church in the capital, the Hagia Sophia or St Sofia Church.
Sofia Coppola is an American film director.
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.
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
As a female name, Lola is a diminutive form of Dolores.
As a Sanskrit male name, Lola [lo-luh] means "moving to and fro" and is a name of Sri Krishna as a flute player.
The German film awards are also known as the Lolas. Lola