Portuguese baby names, much like names from other European countries, are inspired by saints or historical figures—think Ferdinand and Bartolomeu or more modern alternatives like Cristiano and Amalia.
Portuguese: May God give increase.
Spanish: May God give increase; popular Spanish form of Joseph
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Portuguese: Lily; variant of Susan; used by the hostess of a popular Brazilian children''s TV show
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Portuguese: Gift of God.
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French: Manly, brave
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English: Manly, brave; variant of Andrew
Portuguese: Manly, brave; variant of Andrew
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Never has a name meaning "angel" seemed so manly. Angelo is a classic Italian name that evokes images of mafia dons and male... Read more about Angelo
What can we say? Latin names are getting hotter and hotter each year, and Armando is no exception. While the name may sound... Read more about Armando
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Portuguese: Pure; form of the Greek Catherine
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Eduardo—it's not just for the exotic and swarthy anymore. In fact, it's now almost as popular as the more traditional name... Read more about Eduardo
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While the meaning of "farmer" isn't anything to write home about (does anyone actually write letters anymore?), Jorge is... Read more about Jorge
A strong male name with a fierce meaning of "lion" and "bold", this boy name has spanned centuries from artist Leonardo da... Read more about Leonardo
Derived from the equally alluring Lucian, Luciano hasn't seen major popularity in America. But as old school Italian names... Read more about Luciano
Still hugely popular in Italy, Marco isn't doing too shabby in the U.S. either. As the more magnetic version of Mark (both... Read more about Marco
If Maurice doesn't do it for you, you can always try Mauricio. It's a romantic and whimsical Latin name that screams tall... Read more about Mauricio
Spanish: Who is like the Lord; a variant of Michael
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Spanish: Rosary; refers to devotional prayers honoring the Virgin Mary
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English: Life. Used as both surname and given name. See also Vito.
French: Life. Used as both surname and given name. See also Vito.
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Zacharias is an old school Biblical name, and is mainly known by the more common form of Zachary. But since Zachary is in... Read more about Zacharias