20 Spanish Baby Names With Meanings That Will Steal Your Heart 20 Spanish Baby Names With Meanings That Will Steal Your Heart
Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world, which means it’s becoming a huge influence on parents and their baby name... 20 Spanish Baby Names With Meanings That Will Steal Your Heart

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Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world, which means it’s becoming a huge influence on parents and their baby name choices. With monikers steeped in history and culture, it’s no wonder new moms and dads turn to this romantic language.

As of 2014, the top five most popular Hispanic baby names for girls are:
1. Sofia – has its origins in Greece and means “wisdom”
2. Isabella – is of Hebrew origin meaning “devoted to God”. It’s also possible that the fact that this is also the name of the main female character in the recent Twilight series may be an influence.
3. Camilla – Italian in origin and meaning “attendant”.
4. Valentina – Latin in origin, meaning “strong”.
5. Valeria – a form of Valerie, which is also Latin in origin meaning “strong”.

As of 2014, the top five most popular Hispanic baby names for boys are:
1. Santiago – simply Spanish for St. James (i.e. the biblical disciple, James, son of Zebedee)
2. Sebastian – Greek in origin meaning “majestic”.
3. Matias – Hebrew in origin and meaning “gift of God”.
4. Mateo – Greek in origin but also meaning “gift of God”.
5. Nicolas – Greek in origin, meaning “victorious people”

The current top five Spanish boy names in Spain are:
1. Alejandro – the Spanish version of Alexander and meaning “defender” and “protector of mankind”.
2. Daniel – Hebrew in origin and meaning “God is my judge”.
3. David – Hebrew in origin, meaning “beloved”.
4. Pablo – Latin form of Paul and meaning “small”.
5. Adrian – Latin form of Hadria meaning “dark”.

The current top five Spanish girl names in Spain are:
1. Maria – Spanish version of Mary, which has many origins from Italian meaning “beautiful” to Latin meaning “ransom”, “virgin” or “merciful”.
2. Laura – in Spanish, the name means “crowned with laurels”
3. Lucia – Latin in origin meaning “light”
4. Paula – feminine version of Paul and Latin meaning “small”
5. Andrea – was actually originally a male name, it’s a derivative of Andrewand
Greek in origin for “strong, manly and brave”

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