Spanish is a Romance language spoken in Spain and other parts of the world such as Latin America. Spanish baby names are often bestowed in honor of saints, or to the Virgin Mary. Their adoption grew with the expansion of the Spanish empire between the 15th and 19th centuries.
Spanish names for baby boys, with 1184 entries. Spain was already synonymous with exploration and discovery from the medieval ages, with its countless discoveries in botany, chemistry and medicine. As the 14th century approached, the country stepped into the shoes of being a colonial powerhouse with its conquests in the Americas and in Asia in the Philippines. The Spanish language is today the second most widely spoken language in the world as a mother tongue, after Mandarin Chinese. Due to the wide usage of Spanish, Spanish names have also been an influence in the Latin American countries, which are predominantly Spanish-speaking.
Spanish names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 2000s. At the height of their usage in 2006, 7.523% of baby boys were given Spanish names. There were 65 Spanish names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Spanish names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2016, 60 Spanish names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 6.528%. Within all Spanish names, the Armenian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Daniel was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #13 and a usage of 0.6391%.
|Aaran|| enlightened; mountain of strength, ...is of Hebrew and Scottish origin ... used mainly in English and Spanish ... |
|Aarón|| enlightened; mountain of strength, ... of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in ... variation of Aaron ... |
|Abdénago|| servant of Nebo ... used predominantly in Spanish and it ... variation of Abednego ... |
|Abdiel|| servant of God ... of Hebrew origin, and it is used ... the Bible, Abdiel was a man of the Tribe of ... |
|Abdías|| servant of God ... primarily used in Greek and Spanish ... of Hebrew origin ... form of Abdas ... |
|Abdon|| compliant ... of Hebrew origin ... used mainly in French and Spanish ... not often used as a baby boy name ... |
|Abejundio|| bee-like ... used predominantly in Spanish and ... not popular as a baby boy name ... |
|Abel|| breath, vapor; son; noble strength ... used predominantly in the English, ... contraction of Abelard ... |
|Abelardo|| noble strength ... origin is Germanic, and its use, English and ... variation of Abelard ... |
|Abiam|| father of a people, father of a ... mainly used in English and Spanish, and ... variant form of Abijah ... |
|Abimael|| my father is the Lord ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is ... form of Abiel ... |
|Abraam|| father of a multitude ... used mostly in Spanish and it is of ... derivative of Abraham ... |
|Abrahamo|| father of a multitude ... used chiefly in the Esperanto, ... derived from Hebrew origins ... |
|Abrahan|| father of a multitude ... of Hebrew origin ... used mainly in the Portuguese and Spanish ... |
|Abrahán|| father of a multitude ... primarily used in the Spanish language and it ... form of Abraham ... |
|Abramo|| high father; father of a multitude ... used predominantly in the Italian and ... derived from Hebrew origins ... |
|Abran|| high father; father of a multitude ... an English and Spanish name of Hebrew ... shortening of Abraham ... |
|Abundio|| abundant; abundant, plentiful ... a Spanish name of Latin origin ... variation of Abbondio ... |
|Aciano|| the blue bottle flower ... language of origin is Spanish and it is also ... not popular as a baby boy name ... |
|Acilino|| eagle ... largely used in Spanish and it is ... variant transcription of Aquila ... |
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