Begoña - Meaning of Begoña

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[ syll. be-goñ-;a ] The baby girl name Begoña is of Basque origin and it is used largely in the Spanish language. Biblical name: The name refers to Our Lady of Begoña, venerated as the patron saint of Bilbao; she gave her name to the 'Santa María de Begoña' monastery in Bilbao. Begoña is a historical municipality of Biscay that was incorporated to Bilbao, Spain, in the late 19th century. The personal name is not associated with the flower begonia, as the latter was bestowed in honor of Michel Bégon (1630-1710), a French patron of botany.

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Begoña is unusual as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Begoña include Baako, Babea, Babeah, Babica, Bahiga, Bahigah, Bahija, Bahijah, Bahira, Bahiyah, Bahiyya, Bahyga, Bahygah, Bahyja, Bahyjah, Basea, Bashya, Basia, Basiah, and Bebya.

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