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Cute Baby Names October 28, 2019

Beautiful Portuguese Names With Meanings & Pronunciations

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Portuguese Names For Babies

According to Portuguese law, Portuguese names are typically composed of one or two given names, and 2-4 family last names. Usually, the mother’s last name precedes the father’s last name, but the opposite is also possible. For example, Pais, Leonor Soares Henriques.

For your convenience, this post is sorted in alphabetical order. You will be able to find the most comprehensive list of Portuguese names, their meanings, and pronunciations, in the following categories:

Portuguese Boy Names

Aarão

Aarão is a Portuguese variation of Aaron which means “high mountain; exalted”. Pronounced approximately as aa-row.Portuguese names for baby boys and girls

Abel

Abel means “breath” and pronounced as a-BEHL (European Portuguese) or a-BEW (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Abílio

Abílio possibly means “my father is strength” and pronounced as ah-BEE-lyoo. 

Abraão

Abraão is a spelling variation of Abrão which means “father of multitudes”. Pronounced as aa-brahw.

Abrão

Abrão is a Portuguese variation of Abraham which means “father of multitudes”. Pronounced as aa-brahw.

Adalberto

Adalberto is a Portuguese variation of Albert which means “noble and bright”. Pronounced as ah-dahl-BEHR-too.

Adão

Adão is a Portuguese variation of Adan which means “man”. Pronounced as ah-daw or AHD-ow.

Adelmar

Adelmar means “nobly famous” and pronounced as aa-DehL-MAA-R

Ademar

Ademar means “famous for his kindness” or “wealth and fame” and pronounced as AA-Deh-MaaR.

Ademir

Ademir is a variation of Ademar which means “famous for his kindness” or “wealth and fame”. Pronounced as AA-deh-mihr.

Adriano

Adriano is a variation of Adrião which means “from Adria”. Pronounced as a-dree-A-no.

Adrião

Adrião is a Portuguese variation of Adrian which means “from Adria”. Pronounced approximately as aa-dree-aw.

Affonso

Affonso is a Portuguese variation of Alphonse which means “noble and ready”. Pronounced as a-fohn-so.

Afonso

Afonso is a spelling variation of Affonso which means “noble and ready”. Pronounced as u-FON-soo (European Portuguese) or a-FON-soo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Agostinho

Agostinho is a Portuguese variation of Augustus which means “great”. 

Alao

Alao is a Portuguese variation of Alan which means “handsome; cheerful”. Pronounced approximately as AHL-aw.

Alberto

Alberto is a variation of Adalberto which means “noble and bright”. Pronounced as al-BEHR-too (European Portuguese) or ow-BEHR-too (Brazilian Portuguese).

Albino

Albino means “white; fair one” and pronounced as al-bee-no

Alcides

Alcides means “strong and vigorous” and pronounced as al-see-dehs. Alcides was another name for the hero Herakles.

Aleixo

Aleixo is a variation of Alexio which means “defending men”. Pronounced as ah-LAY-shoo.

Alexandre

Alexandre is a Portuguese variation of Alexander which means “defending men”. Pronounced as ah-li-SHUN-drah (European Portuguese) or a-leh-SHUN-dree (Brazilian Portuguese)

Alexio

Alexio is a diminutive variation of Alexandre which means “defending men”. Pronounced as a-lehks-yow.

Alfredo

Alfredo is a Portuguese variation of Alfred which means “wise counselor”. Pronounced as al-FREH-do.

Almir

Almir is a variation of Adelmar which means “nobly famous”. Pronounced as al-meer.

Almiro

Almiro is a variation of Almir which means “nobly famous”. Pronounced as al-meer-o.

Aloísio

Aloísio is a Portuguese variation of Aloysius which means “famous warrior”. Pronounced as a-loh-eez-yow.

Alonso

Alonso is a variation of Affonso which means “noble and ready”. Pronounced approximately as a-lons.

Altair

Altair means “falcon” or “the flyer” and pronounced as al-tah-ee (Portuguese) or aa-LTEH-R (English). Altair is the name of a star in the constellation Aquila.

Álvaro

Álvaro means “elf army” and pronounced as ahl-va-row

Amancio

Amancio means “loving” or “he who loved God”. 

Amando

Amando means “worthy of love” and pronounced as a-MAN-do

Ambrosio

Ambrosio is a Portuguese variation of Ambrose which means “immortal one”. Pronounced as ahm-BRAW-zyoo.

Ambrósio

Ambrósio is a spelling variation of Ambrosio which means “immortal one”. Pronounced as ahm-BRAW-zyoo.

Américo

Américo is a Portuguese variation of America which means “work; rich; powerful; ruler” and is a place-name. Pronounced as ah-meh-ree-ko.

Amílcar

Amílcar is a Portuguese variation of Hamilcar which means “brother of Melqart”. Pronounced approximately as a-myoo-kar.

Anacleto

Anacleto means “called forth” and pronounced as a-NA-kleh-tuw. Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

André

André is a spelling variation of Andre which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as un-DREH.

Aníbal

Aníbal is a Portuguese variation of Hannibal which means “grace of Baal”. Pronounced approximately as a-nee-bahl.

Anselmo

Anselmo is a Portuguese variation of Anselm which means “with divine protection”. Pronounced as ahn-sehl-muh.

Antelmo

Antelmo means “protector of the homeland”. 

António

António is a Portuguese variation of Anthony which means “priceless one”. Pronounced as un-TAW-nee-oo.

Aristides

Aristides means “excellent kind” or “best” and pronounced as ah-reesh-TEE-dahsh (European Portuguese) or ah-reesh-CHEE-jahsh (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Armando

Armando is a Portuguese variation of Herman which means “army man”. Pronounced as ar-mahn-duw.

Arnesto

Arnesto is a Portuguese variation of Ernest which means “earnest”. 

Arsenio

Arsenio means “virile”. 

Artur

Artur is a Portuguese variation of Arthur which means ” bear”. Pronounced as ur-TOOR.

Atílio

There is no specific meaning for Atílio.

Augusto

Augusto is a variation of Agostinho which means “great”. Pronounced as ow-GOOSH-too (European Portuguese) or ow-GOOS-too (Brazilian Portuguese)

Aurélio

Aurélio is a masculine variation of Áurea which means “golden”. Pronounced as ow-REHL-yow.

Balbino

Balbino means “stammerer”. 

Balduíno

Balduíno is a Portuguese variation of Baldwin which means “brave friend”. 

Bartolomeu

Bartolomeu is a Portuguese variation of Bartholomew which means “son of the furrow”. Pronounced as bahr-to-loh-me-o.

Benedito

Benedito is a Portuguese variation of Benedict which means “blessed”. Pronounced as be-ne-jee-tuw.

Benigno

Benigno means “well-born” and pronounced as be-neeg-now. Benigno was the name of several saints including a 5th-century disciple of Saint Patrick who later became the chief Bishop of Ireland.

Benjamim

Benjamim is a variation of Benjaminho which means “son of the right hand”. Pronounced as behn-ja-meem.

Benjaminho

Benjaminho is a Portuguese variation of Benjamin which means “son of the right hand”. Pronounced approximately as behn-ja-meen-how.

Bento

Bento is a diminutive variation of Benedito which means “blessed”. Pronounced approximately as BEHN-tuw.

Bernardino

Bernardino is a variation of Bernard which means “brave as a bear”. Pronounced as behr-nar-jee-now.

Bernardo

Bernardo is a Portuguese variation of Bernard which means “brave as a bear”. Pronounced as behr-na-duw.

Boaventura

Boaventura means “good fortune” and pronounced as bo-a-vehn-too-ra

Bonifacio

Bonifacio means “good fate” and pronounced as bo-nee-FA-syo

Brás

Brás is a Portuguese variation of Blaise which means “lisping”. Pronounced as brays.

Braz

Braz means “stammering” and pronounced as brahz

Breno

Breno means “king” or “raven” and pronounced as breh-now

Bruno

Bruno means “brown” and pronounced as BROO-noo

Caetano

Caetano means “from Caieta” and pronounced as cah-ee-TAHN-oo. 

Caio

Caio means “to rejoice” and pronounced as ka-yuw

Calisto

Calisto means “most beautiful” and pronounced as ka-lees-tow

Calixto

Calixto means “most beautiful” or “wine cup” and pronounced as ka-lees-tow.

Camilo

Camilo is a masculine variation of Camila which means “acolyte; attendant at a ritual”. Pronounced as ka-mee-luw.

Cândido

Cândido means “white” or “bright and pure” and pronounced approximately as can-jee-do

Carlinhos

Carlinhos is a Portuguese variation of Carlos which means “free man”. 

Carlito

Carlito is a diminutive variation of Carlinhos which means “free man”. Pronounced as kar-lee-to.

Carlitos

Carlitos is a variation of Carlito which means “free man”. Pronounced as kar-lee-tos.

Carlos

Carlos means “free man” and pronounced as KAR-loosh (European Portuguese) or KAR-loos (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Casimiro

Casimiro is a Portuguese variation of Casimir which means “destroyer of peace”. Pronounced approximately as ka-zee-mee-ruw.

Cecilio

Cecilio is a Portuguese variation of Cecil which means “blind”. Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Celestino

Celestino means “belonging to heaven” and pronounced as se-lehs-CHEH-no

Célio

Célio means “heaven” and pronounced as SEH-lyoo. 

Celso

Celso means “exalted” or “high” and pronounced as SEHL-soo

César

César is a Portuguese variation of Caesar which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as SEH-zur. 

Cesário

Cesário is a variation of César which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as seh-zahr-yuw.

Cézar

Cézar is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of César which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as seh-zahr.

Cezar

Cezar is a spelling variation of Cézar which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as seh-zahr.

Cezário

Cezário is a spelling variation of Cesário which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as seh-zahr-yuw.

Chico

Chico is a diminutive variation of Francisco which means “Frenchman; free man”. Pronounced as SHEE-koo. 

Cisco

Cisco is a diminutive variation of Francisco which means “Frenchman; free man”. (Similar to Chico.) Pronounced as SEES-ko.

Cipriano

Cipriano means “man from Cyprus” and pronounced as see-pree-AH-no. 

Ciríaco

Ciríaco means “of the lord” and pronounced as see-ree-a-kow

Cláudio

Cláudio is a Portuguese variation of Claudius which means “lame; enclosure”. Pronounced as KLOW-joo (Brazilian Portuguese) or KLOW-dhyoo (European Portuguese). 

Clemente

Clemente means “merciful; gentle” and pronounced as kli-MEHN-ti (European Portuguese) or kleh-MEHN-chee (Brazilian Portuguese).

Cleto

Cleto is a diminutive variation of Anacleto which means “called forth”.

Conrao

Conrao is a Portuguese variation of Conrad which means “brave counsel”. 

Cornélio

Cornélio is a Portuguese variation of Cornelius which means “horn”. Pronounced as kor-nehl-yow.

Cosme

Cosme is a Portuguese variation of Cosmo which means “universe” or “order; beauty”. Pronounced approximately as kosh-mee.

Cristiano

Cristiano is a Portuguese variation of Christian which means “follower of Christ”. Pronounced as kreesh-TYU-noo (European Portuguese) or krees-CHYU-noo (Brazilian Portuguese)

Cristóvão

Cristóvão is a Portuguese variation of Christopher which means “bearer of Christ”. Pronounced approximately as krees-toh-vow.

Custódio

Custódio means “guardian spirit” and pronounced as KuwSTOWDiyow

Dado

Dado is a diminutive variation of Eduardo which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as dah-doo.

Damião

Damião is a Portuguese variation of Damian which means “to tame”. Pronounced as dah-mee-yaw.

Dan

Dan is a diminutive variation of Daniel which means “God is my judge”. Pronounced as DAHN.

Daniel

Daniel means “God is my judge” and pronounced as dan-yehl (Portuguese) or DAN-yahl (English). Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. 

Danilo

Danilo is a variation of Daniel which means “God is my judge”. Pronounced as da-nee-luw.

Davi

Davi is a variation of David which means “beloved”. Pronounced as dah-vee.Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

David

David means “beloved” and pronounced as DAH-veed (Portuguese) or DAY-vid (English). David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC.

Delgado

Delgado means “a slim man” and pronounced as dehl-ga-do

Demétrio

Demétrio is a Portuguese variation of Demetrius which means “follower of Demeter”. Pronounced as deh-meh-tree-yow.

Dênis

Dênis is a variation of Dinis which means “follower of Dionysos”. Pronounced as DEH-nees. 

Deodato

Deodato means “he who serves God” or “given by God” and pronounced as deh-o-dah-to

Desidério

Desidério means “longing” and pronounced as deh-zee-dehr-yow

Dimas

Dimas means “sunset” and pronounced as dee-mahs (European Portuguese) or jee-mahs (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Dinis

Dinis is a Portuguese variation of Dennis which means “follower of Dionysos”. Pronounced as dee-NEESH (European Portuguese) or jee-NEES (Brazilian Portuguese).

Diniz

Diniz is a spelling variation of Dinis which means “follower of Dionysos”. Pronounced as dee-NEEZH (European Portuguese) or jee-NEEZ (Brazilian Portuguese).

Diogo

Diogo is a Portuguese variation of Diego which means “supplanter”. Pronounced as DYAW-goo (European Portuguese) or JYAW-goo (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Dionísio

Dionísio is a Portuguese variation of Dionysius which means “follower of Dionysos”. Pronounced as dee-oo-NEE-zyoo (European Portuguese) or jee-oo-NEE-zyoo (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Domingos

Domingos is a Portuguese variation of Dominic which means “belonging to the lord”. Pronounced as doh-meen-gows.

Donato

Donato means “given by God” and pronounced as doh-na-tuw. Donato was the name of several saints. 

Du

Du is a variation of Dado which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as doo.

Duarte

Duarte is a Portuguese variation of Edward which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as doo-AR-ti,  doo-ART (European Portuguese) or doo-AR-chee, doo-ARCH (Brazilian Portuguese)

Dudu

Dudu is a variation of Du which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as doo-doo.

Edmundo

Edmundo is a Portuguese variation of Edmund which means “fortunate protector”. Pronounced as ehj-muhn-dow.

Edu

Edu is a diminutive variation of Eduardo which means “wealthy guardian”. (Similar to Dado.) Pronounced as eh-doo.

Eduardo

Eduardo is a Portuguese variation of Edward which means “wealthy guardian”. (Similar to Duarte.) Pronounced as ehd-wahr-dho.

Egídio

Egídio is a Portuguese variation of Giles which means “young goat”. Pronounced approximately as eh-jeed-yow.

Elder

Elder means “clear” or “older” and pronounced as el-dehr

Eleuterio

Eleuterio means “free” and pronounced as eel-yoh-tehr-yow

Elias

Elias is a Portuguese variation of Elijah which means “my God is Yahweh”. Pronounced as ah-LEE-ahsh (Portuguese) or i-LIE-ahs (English).

Elpidio

Elpidio means “hope”. 

Emanuel

Emanuel means “God is with us” and pronounced as ee-mahn-wehl

Emelinho

Emelinho is a Portuguese variation of Emil which means “rival”. Pronounced approximately as e-meh-leen-ho.

Emilinho

Emilinho is a spelling variation of Emelinho which means “rival”. Pronounced approximately as e-mee-leen-ho.

Emilio

Emilio is a diminutive variation of Emilinho which means “rival”. Pronounced as eh-meel-yow.

Enéas

Enéas is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Aeneas which means “praise”. Pronounced as eh-neh-yahs.

Erasmo

Erasmo is a Portuguese variation of Erasmus which means “beloved, desired”. Pronounced as eh-rahs-muw.

Érico

Érico is a Portuguese variation of Eric which means “eternal ruler”. Pronounced as eh-ree-kow.

Ernestino

Ernestino is a variation of Ernesto which means “earnest”. Pronounced as ehr-nehs-tee-now.

Ernesto

Ernesto is a variation of Arnesto which means “earnest”. Pronounced as ehr-nehs-tow.

Ernio

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Estevao

Estevao is a Portuguese variation of Stephen which means “crowned”. Pronounced approximately as ehs-teh-vauw.

Eugênio

Eugênio is a Portuguese variation of Eugene which means “noble”. Pronounced as e-yo-jehn-yow.

Eusébio

Eusébio means “pious” and pronounced as e-yo-sehb-yow

Eustáquio

Eustáquio is a Portuguese variation of Eustace which means “fruitful”.

Eutímio

Eutímio means “in good spirits”. 

Evaristo

Evaristo means “well pleasing” and pronounced as eh-va-REES-tuw

Ezequiel

Ezequiel is a Portuguese variation of Ezekiel which means “God strengthens”. Pronounced as eh-zeh-kyehl.

Fabiano

Fabiano means “bean grower” and pronounced as fab-YAH-no.

Fábio

Fábio is a diminutive variation of Fabiano which means “bean grower”. Pronounced as FA-byoo.

Fabricio

Fabricio means “craftsman” and pronounced as frah-brees-yow

Faustino

Faustino is a variation of Fausto which means “fortunate one”. Pronounced as fahws-tee-now.

Fausto

Fausto is a Portuguese variation of Faust which means “fortunate one”. Pronounced as FAHW-sto.

Feliciano

Feliciano is a variation of Félix which means “lucky; happy; fortunate”. Pronounced as feh-lees-yah-no.

Felipe

Felipe is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Philip which means “lover of horses”. Pronounced as feh-lee-pee.

Felipinho

Felipinho is a variation of Felipe which means “lover of horses”. 

Félix

Félix means “lucky; happy; fortunate” and pronounced as FEH-leeks

Fernando

Fernando is a Portuguese variation of Ferdinand which means “bold voyager”. Pronounced as fehr-nahn-duw.

Fernão

Fernão is a diminutive variation of Fernando which means “bold voyager”. Pronounced as fehr-naw.

Filipe

Filipe is a spelling variation of Felipe which means “lover of horses”. Pronounced as fi-LEEP or fi-LEEP-i

Firmino

Firmino is a Portuguese variation of Firmin which means “firm”. Pronounced as feer-mee-now.

Flávio

Flávio is a Portuguese variation of Flavius which means “yellow hair”. Pronounced as flahv-yuw.

Florêncio

Florêncio is a Portuguese variation of Florence which means “flourishing, prosperous”. Pronounced as floh-rehn-syuw.

Floro

Floro is a masculine variation of Flora which means “flower”. 

Fortunato

Fortunato means “fortunate; blessed; happy” and pronounced as fohr-too-nah-to. Fortunato was the name of several early saints and martyrs.

Francisco

Francisco is a Portuguese variation of Francis which means “Frenchman; free man”. Pronounced approximately as frun-SEESH-koo or frun-SEES-koo.

Fred

Fred is a diminutive variation of Frederico which means “peaceful ruler”. Pronounced as FREHD.

Frederico

Frederico is a Portuguese variation of Frederick which means “peaceful ruler”. Pronounced as fri-di-REE-koo or freh-deh-REE-koo.

Fredo

Fredo is a variation of Fred which means “peaceful ruler”. Pronounced approximately as freh-duw.greek names for boys and greek names for girls

Fúlvio

Fúlvio means “yellow, tawny” and pronounced as fuhl-vyuw

Gabriel

Gabriel means “God is my strength” and pronounced as gab-ree-ehl (Portuguese) or GAY-bree-ahl (English). Gabriel is the name of the archangel who heralded the news of Jesus’ birth — appears in Christian, Jewish and Muslim texts. 

Galvão

Galvão is a Portuguese variation of Gawain which means “white hawk”. Pronounced as GAHL-vaw.

Gaspar

Gaspar is a Portuguese variation of Jasper which means “treasurer”. Pronounced as GAS-pahr.

Geraldo

Geraldo is a Portuguese variation of Gerald which means “ruler with the spear”. Pronounced as jeh-rahl-dow.

Germano

Germano means “brother” or “from Germany” and pronounced as jeh-mah-nuu

Gervasio

Gervasio is a Portuguese variation of Gervaise which means “skilled with a spear”. Pronounced as jehr-vah-zyow.

Gil

Gil is a Portuguese variation of Giles which means “young goat”. (Similar to Egídio.) Pronounced as ZHEEL (European Portuguese) or ZHEEW (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Gilberto

Gilberto is a Portuguese variation of Gilbert which means “bright pledge”. Pronounced as jeel-BEHR-tuw.

Gláucio

Gláucio means “bluish grey” and pronounced as GLAHW-syo

Glauco

Glauco is a variation of Gláucio which means “bluish grey”. Pronounced as GLAW-ko. 

Godofredo

Godofredo is a Portuguese variation of Geoffrey which means “pledge of peace”. Pronounced as go-dho-FREH-dho.

Gonçalo

Gonçalo is a variation of Gonçalvo which means “war” or “fight; whole; safe”. Pronounced approximately as gon-SA-loo. 

Gonçalvo

Gonçalvo means “war” or “fight; whole; safe”.

Graciano

Graciano means “grace” or “pleasing” and pronounced as grah-SYA-noo

Gualberto

Gualberto means “army ruler” or “shining one” and pronounced approximately as gwah-behr-too

Guálter

Guálter is a Portuguese variation of Walter which means “army ruler”. Pronounced as gwahl-tehr or gwah-tehr.

Guilherme

Guilherme is a Portuguese variation of William which means “resolute protection”. Pronounced as gee-LYER-mah. 

Gustavo

Gustavo is a Portuguese variation of Gustav which means “staff of the Goths”. Pronounced as goos-TAH-vo.

Haroldo

Haroldo is a Portuguese variation of Harold which means “army ruler”. Pronounced as ah-RAWL-doo. 

Heitor

Heitor is a Portuguese variation of Hector which means “holding fast”. Pronounced as ay-tohr.

Hélder

Hélder means “hell’s door” or “clear” and pronounced as el-dehr

Helder

Helder is a variation of Hélder which means “hell’s door” or “clear”. 

Heliodoro

Heliodoro means “gift of sun” and pronounced as eel-yoh-do-row

Henrique

Henrique is a Portuguese variation of Henry which means “lord of the manor”. Pronounced approximately as eh-hee-keh. Henrique was the name of a 15th-century Portuguese naval explorer. 

Heraldo

Heraldo is a variation of Haroldo which means “army ruler”. 

Herberto

Herberto is a Portuguese variation of Herbert which means “bright army”. Pronounced as ehr-BEHR-to.

Heriberto

Heriberto is a variation of Herberto which means “bright army”. Pronounced as eh-ree-BEHR-to.

Hermenegildo

Hermenegildo means “complete sacrifice” and pronounced as ehr-meh-neh-jee-yu-duw

Hermínio

Hermínio means “of Hermes” or “soldier” and pronounced as ehr-meen-yow

Hipolito

Hipolito means “he who frees horses” and pronounced as ee-PO-lee-to

Horácio

Horácio means “timekeeper” and pronounced as o-raah-syow

Hugo

Hugo means “heart; mind; spirit” and pronounced as OO-ghoo (European Portuguese) or OO-goo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Iago

Iago is a Portuguese variation of Jacob which means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Pronounced approximately as YA-go. Iago was the name of two early Welsh kings of Gwynedd.

Igor

Igor means “warrior” and pronounced as EE-gor. dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Inácio

Inácio is a Portuguese variation of Ignatius which means “fiery”. Pronounced as ee-nahs-yo.

Isaías

Isaías is a Portuguese variation of Isaiah which means “Yahweh is salvation”. Pronounced as ee-ZAA-yahz.

Isdro

Isdro is a Portuguese variation of Isidore which means “gift of Isis”. Pronounced approximately as ees-dro.

Ivo

Ivo means “yew” and pronounced as EE-voo. Ivo was the name of several saints.

Jacinto

Jacinto means “hyacinth” and pronounced as jah-seen-to

Jaco

Jaco is a Portuguese variation of Jacob which means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Pronounced as ja-kow.

Jair

Jair means “he shines” and pronounced as JAH-eer. Jair, in the Old Testament, was the name of both a son of Manasseh and one of the ruling judges of the Israelites.

Januario

Januario is a Portuguese variation of January which refers to the first month of the year. Pronounced as jahn-wahr-yuw.

Jeremias

Jeremias is a Portuguese variation of Jeremiah which means “appointed by God”. 

Jerónimo

Jerónimo is a Portuguese variation of Jerome which means “sacred name”. Pronounced as jeh-RO-nee-mo.

João

João is a Portuguese variation of John which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Pronounced as ZHWUWNN or zhoo-UWN.

Joãozinho

Joãozinho is a variation of João which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Pronounced as ZHWUWNN-ZEEN-YO or zhoo-UWN-zeen-yo.

Joaquim

Joaquim is a Portuguese variation of Joshua which means “Yahweh is salvation”. Pronounced as zhoo-u-KEEN (European Portuguese) or zho-a-KEEN (Brazlian Portuguese).

Joel

Joel means “Yahweh is God” and pronounced as zhoo-EHL (Portuguese) or JO-ahl (English). Joel is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Joel, which describes a plague of locusts.

Jônatas

Jônatas is a Portuguese variation of Jonathan which means “Yahweh has given”. Pronounced as JO-nah-tahs.

Jordão

Jordão is a Portuguese variation of Jordan which means “flowing down”. Pronounced as JHAWR-daw.

Jorge

Jorge is a Portuguese variation of George which means “farmer”. Pronounced as ZHAWR-zhee (Brazilian Portuguese) or ZHAWR-zhi (European Portuguese). 

Jorginho

Jorginho is a variation of Jorge which means “farmer”. Pronounced as johr-jeen-o.

Jose

Jose is a Portuguese variation of Joseph which means “Yahweh will add (another son)”. Pronounced as jo-zeh.

Josué

Josué is a Portuguese variation of Joshua which means “Yahweh is salvation”. (Similar to Joaquim.) Pronounced as zho-zoo-E or jo-zweh

Júlio

Júlio is a Portuguese variation of Julius which means “youthful” or “downy-bearded”. Pronounced as ZHOO-lyoo or joo-lyo.

Juvenal

Juvenal means “young” and pronounced as zhoo-veh-nahl

Lando

Lando is a diminutive variation of Rolando which means “famous throughout the land”.

Laudalino

Laudalino is a Portuguese variation of Lawrence which means “from Laurentium”. Pronounced as LAO-DAHLIYNow.

Laurencho

Laurencho is a variation of Laudalino which means “from Laurentium”. Pronounced approximately as LAO-REHNCH-ow.

Leandro

Leandro means “lion-man” and pronounced as lee-AHN-droo.

Leão

Leão is a Portuguese variation of Leo which means “lion”. Pronounced as leh-ahw or lee-ahw.

Leonardo

Leonardo is a Portuguese variation of Leonard which means “brave lion”. Pronounced as leh-o-NAR-duw (Portuguese) or lee-ah-NAHR-do (English). Leonardo was the name of a notable Italian artist and scientist of the Renaissance,  Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

Leopoldo

Leopoldo is a Portuguese variation of Leopold which means “bold people”. Pronounced as leh-o-POL-duw. 

Lino

Lino is a Portuguese variation of Linus which means “flax”. Pronounced as lee-now.

Lorenco

Lorenco is a diminutive variation of Laurencho which means “from Laurentium”. Pronounced approximately as lo-rehn-suw.

Lourenco

Lourenco is a variation of Lorenco which means “from Laurentium”. Pronounced as lo-REHN-soo.

Lucas

Lucas means “from Lucania” and pronounced as LOO-kush (European Portuguese) or LOO-kus (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Luciano

Luciano is a Portuguese variation of Lucian which means “light”. Pronounced as loo-sya-no.

Lúcio

Lúcio is a diminutive variation of Luciano which means “light”. Pronounced as loo-syo.

Luís

Luís is a Portuguese variation of Louis which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-EESH (European Portuguese) or loo-EES (Brazilian Portuguese)

Luisinho

Luisinho is a variation of Luís which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-e-zeen-o.

Luiz

Luiz is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Louis which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-iz.

Macario

Macario means “blessed” and pronounced as ma-KAAR-yo

Manoel

Manoel is a variation of Manuel which means “God is with us”. Pronounced approximately as man-WEHL.

Manuel

Manuel is a diminutive variation of Emanuel which means “God is with us”. Pronounced as mu-noo-EHL (European Portuguese) or ma-noo-EW (Brazilian Portuguese).

Marcelinho

Marcelinho is a spelling variation of Marcelino which means “war-like”. Pronounced as mar-seh-lee-no.

Marcelino

Marcelino is a Portuguese variation of Mark which means “war-like”. Pronounced as mar-seh-lee-no.

Marcelo

Marcelo means “young warrior” and pronounced as mar-SEH-lo.

Marciano

Marciano means “dedicated to Mars” and pronounced as mar-SEE-a-no

Márcio

Márcio is a diminutive variation of Marciano which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as mahr-syo.

Marco

Marco is a diminutive variation of Marcos which means “war-like”. Pronounced as MAR-koo.

Marcos

Marcos is a Portuguese variation of Mark which means “war-like”. (Similar to Marcelino.) Pronounced as MAR-koos (Brazilian Portuguese) or MAR-koosh (European Portuguese). 

Mariano

Mariano is a variation of Marciano which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as mar-yah-no.

Marinho

Marinho is a variation of Mário which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as ma-reen or ma-reen-o.

Mário

Mário is a diminutive variation of Mariano which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as mar-yow.

Marquinhos

Marquinhos is a variation of Marcos which means “war-like”. Pronounced approximately as mar-keen-yows.

Martim

Martim is a Portuguese variation of Martin which means “war-like”. Pronounced as MAR-teem.

Martinho

Martinho is a variation of Martim which means “war-like”. Pronounced as mar-chee-no.

Mateus

Mateus is a Portuguese variation of Matthew which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as ma-teh-yows.

Matheus

Matheus is a variation of Mateus which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as ma-teh-yows.

Matias

Matias is a Portuguese variation of Matthias which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as ma-CHEE-yahs.

Matteus

Matteus is a spelling variation of Mateus which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as ma-teh-yows.

Maurício

Maurício is a Portuguese variation of Maurice which means “swarthy; dark skinned; moor”. Pronounced as mow-REE-syoo or maw-REE-syo.

Mauro

Mauro is a diminutive variation of Maurício which means “swarthy; dark skinned; moor”. Pronounced as maw-ro.

Maximiano

Maximiano is a Portuguese variation of Maximus which means “greatest”. Pronounced as mak-seem-YA-noo.

Maximiliano

Maximiliano is a variation of Maximiano which means “greatest”. Pronounced as mahk-see-meel-yah-no.

Maximino

Maximino is a diminutive variation of Maximilliano which means “greatest”. Pronounced as mahk-see-mee-no.

Miguel

Miguel is a Portuguese variation of Michael which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as mee-GHEHL (European Portuguese) or mee-GEW (Brazilian Portuguese).

Miguelito

Miguelito is a variation of Miguel which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as mee-GEH-lee-to.

Modesto

Modesto means “moderate” and pronounced as mo-DHEH-sto. dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Moises

Moises is a Portuguese variation of Moses which means “delivered from the water”. Pronounced as moy-zehz.

Mundo

Mundo is a Portuguese variation of Edmund which means “fortunate protector”. Pronounced as muhn-DO.

Narciso

Narciso is a Portuguese variation of Narcissus which means “daffodil” or “sleep”. Pronounced as nar-SEE-zo.

Natanael

Natanael is a Portuguese variation of Nathanael which means “gift from God”. Pronounced as na-ta-NA-ehl.

Nataniel

Nataniel is a variation of Natanael which means “gift from God”. 

Necho

Necho is a variation of Arnesto which means “earnest”. 

Nelinho

Nelinho is a variation of Manuel which means “God is with us”. (Similar to Manoel.) Pronounced as ne-leen-o.

Netuno

Netuno is a Portuguese variation of Neptune which possibly means “wet” and is also a planet name. Pronounced as neh-too-no.

Nico

Nico is either a diminutive variation of Nicolau or Nicodemo, Nicolau means “people of victory” while Nicodemo means “victory of the people”. Pronounced as nee-kuw.

Nicodemo

Nicodemo is a Portuguese variation of Nicodemus which means “victory of the people”. Pronounced approximately as nee-KO-DEH-mo.

Nicolau

Nicolau is a Portuguese variation of Nicholas which means “people of victory”. Pronounced as nee-koo-LOW. 

Noé

Noé is a Portuguese variation of Noah which means “rest; wandering”. Pronounced as no-EEH.

Norberto

Norberto is a Portuguese variation of Norbert which means “renowned northerner”. Pronounced as nohr-BEHR-too.

Nuno

Nuno means “ninth” or “grandfather” and pronounced as noo-no. Nuno was the name of a 14th-century Portuguese general who defeated a Castilian invasion.

Octávio

Octávio means “eight” and pronounced approximately as o-taah-vyow

Odilon

Odilon means “wealth” or “fatherland” and pronounced as o-jee-lown

Olavo

Olavo is a Portuguese variation of Olaf which means “ancestor’s descendant” or “ancestor’s relic”. Pronounced as o-laah-vo.

Olegário

Olegário means “hearty spearman” or “old spear” and pronounced as o-lee-gahr-yow

Olivieros

Olivieros is a Portuguese variation of Oliver which means “olive tree”.

Onofre

Onofre is a Portuguese variation of Humphrey which means “peaceful warrior”. Pronounced as o-noh-freh or o-noh-free.

Óscar

Óscar means “deer friend” or “God spear” and pronounced as ows-kaahr.

Osvaldo

Osvaldo is a Portuguese variation of Oswald which means “divine power”. Pronounced as oz-VAHL-do.

Otávio

Otávio is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Octávio which means “eight”. Pronounced as o-TAH-vyow.

Othão

Othão is a Portuguese variation of Othello which means “he has the sound of God” or “wealth”. 

Ovídio

Ovídio means “sheep” and pronounced as o-VEED-yow

Pascoal

Pascoal is a Portuguese variation of Pascal which means “of the Passover; Easter”. Pronounced as pahs-kwahl.

Patricio

Patricio is a Portuguese variation of Patrick which means “nobleman”. Pronounced as pah-TREE-syo.

Paulinho

Paulinho is a variation of Paulo which means “small”. Pronounced as paw-leen or paw-leen-o.

Paulino

Paulino is a spelling variation of Paulinho which means “small”. Pronounced as paw-leen-o.

Paulo

Paulo is a Portuguese variation of Paul which means “small”. Pronounced as PAW-lo.

Pedrinho

Pedrinho is a variation of Pedro which means “rock”. Pronounced as pehd-rihn or ped-reen-o.

Pedro

Pedro is a Portuguese variation of Peter which means “rock”. Pronounced as peh-drow. Pedro was the name of the only two emperors of Brazil.

Pio

Pio means “pious” and pronounced as PEE-yo. (Similar to Eusébio.)dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Plácido

Plácido means “serene” and pronounced as plah-see-dho

Plínio

Plínio possibly means “full; whole; abundant” or “he who has many skills” and pronounced as PLEEN-yow

Prospero

Prospero means “favorable, prosperous” and pronounced as PRAWS-peh-ro.

Quim

Quim is a diminutive variation of Joaquim which means “Yahweh is salvation”. Pronounced as KEEM. 

Quintino

Quintino means “fifth”. Quintino was traditionally given to the fifth child. Pronounced as KEEN-chee-no.

Quirino

Quirino means “spear” and pronounced as KEE-ree-no

Rafael

Rafael is a Portuguese variation of Raphael which means “God has healed”. Pronounced as ra-fa-ehl (European Portuguese) or ha-fa-ehl (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rafinha

Rafinha is a variation of Rafael which means “God has healed”. Pronounced as ra-feehn (European Portuguese), ra-feen-ya (European Portuguese), ha-feehn (Brazilian Portuguese) or ha-feen-ya (Brazilian Portuguese).

Raimundo

Raimundo is a Portuguese variation of Raymond which means “well-advised protector”. Pronounced as hay-muhn-duw.

Ramiro

Ramiro means “great judge” and pronounced as ra-MEE-roo (European Portuguese) or ha-MEE-ro (Brazilian Portuguese).

Ramón

Ramón is a diminutive variation of Raimundo which means “well-advised protector”. Pronounced as ha-MON.

Raul

Raul is a Portuguese variation of Raphael which means “wolf counsel”. Pronounced as ru-OOL (European Portuguese), ra-OOW (Brazilian Portuguese) or ha-OOW (Brazilian Portuguese).

Raymundo

Raymundo is a spelling variation of Raimundo which means “well-advised protector”. Pronounced as hay-muhn-duw.

Régulo

Régulo means “king”. 

Reinaldo

Reinaldo is a Portuguese variation of Reynold which means “well-advised ruler”. Pronounced approximately as hey-nahl-duw.

Remigio

Remigio means “cure; remedy; oarsman” and pronounced as heh-mee-juw or hee-mee-juw

Renato

Renato means “reborn” and pronounced as ri-NA-too (European Portuguese), reh-NA-too (Brazilian Portuguese) or heh-NA-too (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Reynaldo

Reynaldo is a spelling variation of Reinaldo which means “well-advised ruler”. Pronounced as hey-nahl-duw.

Ricardo

Ricardo is a Portuguese variation of Richard which means “dominant ruler”. Pronounced as ree-kahr-duw (European Portuguese) or hee-kahr-duw (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rinhaldo

Rinhaldo is a Portuguese variation of Ronald which means “well-advised ruler”.

Roberto

Roberto is a Portuguese variation of Robert which means “bright fame”. Pronounced as ro-BEHR-to (European Portuguese) or ho-behr-to (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rodolfo

Rodolfo is a Portuguese variation of Rudolph which means “famous wolf”. Pronounced as ro-dohl-foo (European Portuguese) or ho-dohl-foo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rodrigo

Rodrigo is a Portuguese variation of Roderick which means “famous ruler”. Pronounced as roo-DREE-goo (European Portuguese), hod-ree-go (Brazilian Portuguese) or ro-DREE-goo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rogerio

Rogerio is a Portuguese variation of Roger which means “famous warrior”. Pronounced as ro-ZHEH-ryoo (European Portuguese) or ho-ZHEHR-yo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rolando

Rolando is a Portuguese variation of Roland which means “famous throughout the land”. Pronounced as ho-lahn-duw.

Roldão

Roldão is a variation of Rolando which means “famous throughout the land”. Pronounced approximately as hohw-daw.

Romão

Romão is a Portuguese variation of Roman which means “from Rome”. Pronounced as HO-MAHW.

Rômulo

Rômulo is a variation of Romão which means “from Rome”. Pronounced as ho-moo-lo.

Ronaldo

Ronaldo is a variation of Rinhaldo which means “well-advised ruler”. Pronounced as ho-nahl-duw.

Roque

Roque means “rest” and pronounced as HO-kee. dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Rubem

Rubem is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Reuben which means “behold, a son”. Pronounced approximately as HO-behm.

Rúben

Rúben is a Portuguese variation of Reuben which means “behold, a son”. Pronounced as HOO-behn.

Rubens

Rubens is a variation of Rubem which means “behold, a son”. Pronounced as HOO-bengs or HOO-behns.

Rubinho

Rubinho is a variation of Rúben which means “behold, a son”. Pronounced as HOO-been.

Rufino

Rufino is a Portuguese variation of Rufus which means “red-haired”. Pronounced as HOO-fee-nuhw. 

Rui

Rui is a diminutive variation of Rodrigo which means “famous ruler”. Pronounced as HOO-ee.

Ruy

Ruy is a variation of Rui which means “famous ruler”. Pronounced as HOOY.

Salomão

Salomão is a Portuguese variation of Solomon which means “peace”. Pronounced as sa-lo-mahw or sah-lah-mahw.

Samuel

Samuel means “God has heard” and pronounced as sam-wehl. Samuel was one of the great judges and prophets of the Israelites, destined for a holy life from birth. He established the Hebrew monarchy, anointing both Saul and David as kings. 

Sancho

Sancho means “saint; holy” and pronounced as SUN-shoo. Sancho was the name of several Spanish and Portuguese kings.

Sansao

Sansao is a Portuguese variation of Samson which means “sun”. Pronounced as SUN-sahw.

Santiago

Santiago means “Saint James” and is also a place-name. Pronounced as SUN-tya-go. Santiago is the name of the capital city of Chile, as well as several other cities. 

Saturnino

Saturnino means “Saturn” or “dedicated to Saturn” and pronounced as sah-THUR-nee-noo

Sebastião

Sebastião is a Portuguese variation of Sebastian which means “from Sebasta”. Pronounced as seh-bahs-chee-aw.

Sérgio

Sérgio is a Portuguese variation of Sergius which is a Roman clan name. Pronounced as SEHR-zhee-oo (European Portuguese) or SEHR-zhoo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Severino

Severino is a Portuguese variation of Severin which means “stern”. Pronounced as seh-veh-ree-noo.

Siguefredo

Siguefredo is a Portuguese variation of Siegfried which means “victorious peace”.

Silverio

Silverio is a Portuguese variation of Silvain which means “wood; forest”. Pronounced as seel-vehr-yo.

Silvestre

Silvestre is a Portuguese variation of Sylvester which means “of the forest”. Pronounced as seel-vehs-tree. 

Silvino

Silvino is a variation of Silverio which means “wood; forest”. Pronounced as seel-vee-no.

Silvio

Silvio is a diminutive variation of Silverio which means “wood; forest”. Pronounced as SEEL-vyo.

Simao

Simao is a Portuguese variation of Simon which means “the listener”. Pronounced as see-mahw.

Tacito

Tacito means “silent; mute” and pronounced as tah-SEE-to

Tadeu

Tadeu is a Portuguese variation of Thaddeus which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as ta-deh-yo.

Telmo

Telmo means “Saint Elmo” or “protector”. Telmo is given in honor of Pedro González Telmo, a 13th-century Spanish priest.

Téo

Téo is a diminutive variation of Teodoro which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as teh-o.

Teobaldo

Teobaldo is a Portuguese variation of Theobald which means “courageous people”. 

Teodoro

Teodoro is a Portuguese variation of Theodore which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as teh-o-doh-ro.

Teodósio

Teodósio is a variation of Teodoro which means “gift of God”. dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Teófilo

Teófilo is a Portuguese variation of Theophilus which means “friend of God”. Pronounced as teh-O-fee-loo or teh-O-fee-lo.

Tércio

Tércio means “third child” and pronounced as TEHR-syo

Thiago

Thiago is a spelling variation of Tiago which means “supplanter”. Pronounced as chee-AH-go. 

Tiago

Tiago is a diminutive variation of Santiago which means “Saint James” and is also a place-name. Pronounced as chee-AH-go. 

Tiburcio

Tiburcio means “of Tibur” and pronounced as chee-buhr-syo. Tibur (now called Tivoli) was a resort town near Rome. 

Timoteo

Timoteo is a Portuguese variation of Timothy which means “honoring God”. Pronounced as chee-MAW-cho.

Tito

Tito is a Portuguese variation of Titus which means “title of honor”. Pronounced as chee-TO.

Tomas

Tomas is a Portuguese variation of Thomas which means “twin”. Pronounced as to-mahs.

Tomé

Tomé is a diminutive variation of Tomas which means “twin”. Pronounced as taw-MEH.

Toni

Toni is a variation of Tonio which means “priceless one”. Pronounced as taw-NEE.

Toninho

Toninho is a variation of Tonio which means “priceless one”. (Similar to Toni.) Pronounced as taw-NEE-o.

Tonio

Tonio is a diminutive variation of Antonio which means “priceless one”. Pronounced as taw-NEE-o.

Tristão

Tristão is a Portuguese variation of Tristan which means “riot” or “sorrowful”. Pronounced as trees-TAHW.

Túlio

There is no specific meaning for Túlio. Pronounced as tool-YO.

Ulisses

Ulisses is a Portuguese variation of Ulysses which means “to hate”. Pronounced as oo-lee-sees.

Urbano

Urbano is a Portuguese variation of Urban which means “of the city”. Pronounced as oor-BA-no.

Valente

Valente is a variation of Valentim which means “strength; health”. Pronounced approximately as VAH-lehyn-CHEE.

Valentim

Valentim is a Portuguese variation of Valentine which means “strength; health”. Pronounced as va-len-CHEEM.

Valério

Valério is a variation of Valentim which means “strength; health”. (Similar to Valente.) Pronounced as VAA-lehr-yo.

Valter

Valter is a Portuguese variation of Walter which means “army ruler”. (Similar to Guálter.) Pronounced as VAAL-teer.

Vasco

Vasco means “crow” and pronounced as VASH-koo or VAHS-koo. Vasco was the name of a 15th-century Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama. He was the first person to sail from Europe around Africa to India.

Venceslau

Venceslau means “glory of the Wends” or “greater glory” and pronounced approximately as vehn-sehn-zlaw.

Vereno

Vereno is a Portuguese variation of Vero which means “great hero” or “true”. 

Veríssimo

Veríssimo means “very true” and pronounced as veh-ree-see-muhw

Vicente

Vicente is a Portuguese variation of Vincent which means “conquering”. Pronounced as vee-sehn-che or vee-sehn-teh.

Victor

Victor means “conqueror” and pronounced as veek-tawr

Victorino

Victorino is a variation of Victor which means “conqueror”. Pronounced as veek-taw-ree-no.

Vinícius

Vinícius means “wine” and pronounced as vee-nee-syuws

Virgílio

Virgílio is a Portuguese variation of Virgil which means “staff bearer”. Pronounced as veer-jeel-yo.dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Viriato

Viriato means bracelet and pronounced as veer-yah-too

Vítor

Vítor is a variation of Victor which means “conqueror”. (Similar to Victorino.) Pronounced as VEE-tawr (European Portuguese) or VEE-tor (Brazilian Portuguese).

Xande

Xande is a diminutive variation of Alexandre which means “defending men”. (Similar to Alexio.) Pronounced approximately as shan-jee.

Xavier

Xavier means “the new house” or “bright” and pronounced as shu-VYER (European Portuguese) or sha-vee-ER (Brazilian Portuguese). Xavier is the name of the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries.

Zé is a diminutive variation of José which means “Yahweh will add (another son)”. Pronounced as ZEH.

Zeferino

Zeferino means “the west wind” and pronounced approximately as zeh-feh-reen

Zezé

Zezé is a variation of Zé which means “Yahweh will add (another son)”. Pronounced as ZEH-ZEH.

Portuguese Girl Names

Adelaide

Adelaide is a variation of Adelina which means “noble”. Pronounced as ah-dah-LIED or ah-deh-LIE-jee. Adelaide was the name of the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Otto the Great.Portuguese names for baby boys and girls

Adelina

Adelina means “noble” and pronounced as a-Deh-lee-na

Adriana

Adriana is a feminine variation of Adriano which means “from Adria”. Pronounced as a-dree-ah-na.

Adriene

Adriene is a variation of Adriana which means “from Adria”. Pronounced as a-dree-yeh-neh.

Agueda

Agueda is a Portuguese variation of Agatha which means “good woman”. Pronounced as A-gi-du or a-geh-duh.

Ailinn

Ailinn means “bright one; shining one”. 

Alberta

Alberta is a feminine variation of Alberto which means “noble and bright”. Pronounced as al-BEHR-ta. Alberta is also a place-name in Canada. 

Albertina

Albertina is a variation of Alberta which means “noble and bright”. Pronounced as al-behr-CHEE-na.

Albina

Albina is a feminine variation of Albino which means “white; fair one”. Pronounced as al-BEE-na.

Alda

Alda means “old” or “noble” and pronounced as al-dah

Aldina

Aldina is a variation of Alda which means “old” or “noble”. Pronounced as al-jee-nah.

Alexandra

Alexandra is a feminine variation of Alexandre which means “defending men”. Pronounced as ah-li-SHUN-drah (European Portuguese) or a-leh-SHUN-dru (Brazilian Portuguese).

Alexandrina

Alexandrina is a variation of Alexandra which means “defending men”. Pronounced as ah-li-SHUN-dree-na (European Portuguese) or a-leh-SHUN-dree-nuh (Brazilian Portuguese).

Alice

Alice is a diminutive variation of Adelaide which means “noble”. Pronounced as a-LEES.

Alícia

Alícia is a variation of Alice which means “noble”. Pronounced as aa-lees-ya or aa-lee-see-ya.

Aline

Aline is a diminutive variation of Adelina which means “noble”. Pronounced as ah-LEEN or ah-LEE-nee.

Amália

Amália means “work” and pronounced as a-mahl-yah

Amanda

Amanda means “lovable” and pronounced as a-MAHN-da

Amélia

Amélia is a variation of Amália which means “work”. Pronounced as a-MEHL-ya.

Ana

Ana means “grace” and pronounced as a-nah

Anabela

Anabela is a Portuguese variation of Annabel which means “lovable” or “grace”. Pronounced as a-nah-beh-la.

Anastácia

Anastácia is a Portuguese variation of Anastasia which means “resurrection”. Pronounced as a-nahs-tahs-ya.

Andréa

Andréa is a feminine variation of André which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as ahn-dreh-a.

Andréia

Andréia is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Andréa which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as ahn-drey-a.

Ângela

Ângela means “angel” and pronounced as UN-zhi-lu (European Portuguese) or UN-zheh-lu (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Angélica

Angélica means “angelic” and pronounced as ahn-jeh-lee-ka

Anita

Anita is a variation of Ana which means “grace”. Pronounced as a-nee-ta.

Antinea

Antinea means “queen of Atlantis”Antinea is a beautiful and charming queen with a hideous secret: She has a cave wall with 120 niches carved into it, one for each of her lovers.

Antónia

Antónia is a feminine variation of António which means “priceless one”. Pronounced as un-TAW-nee-u or ahn-ton-ya.

Antônia

Antônia is a feminine variation of Antônio which means “priceless one”. 

Apolónia

Apolónia is a Portuguese feminine variation of Apollo, the Greek god of the sun. Pronounced as ah-poo-LAW-nyah.

Apolônia

Apolônia is a Brazilian Portuguese feminine variation of Apollo, the Greek god of the sun. Pronounced as ah-poo-LAW-nyah.

Ariana

Ariana means “most holy” and pronounced as a-ree-ah-nuh (Portuguese) or ar-ee-AHN-ah (English). 

Assunção

Assunção is a Portuguese variation of Asunción which means “assumption”. Pronounced as a-SOON-sahw.

Augusta

Augusta is a feminine variation of Augusto which means “great”. Pronounced as ow-GOOS-ta.

Áurea

Áurea means “golden” and pronounced as aw-ree-a or awr-yaah

Aurora

Aurora means “dawn” and pronounced as ahw-ro-rah (Portuguese) or ah-RAWR-ah (English). Aurora is the Roman goddess of the morning. 

Baia

Baia means “bay” and pronounced as bai-yah

Balbina

Balbina is a feminine variation of Balbino which means “stammerer”. Pronounced as bal-BEE-na.

Bárbara

Bárbara means “foreign woman” and pronounced as bar-bah-ra

Beatriz

Beatriz is a Portuguese variation of Beatrice which means “she who brings happiness; blessed”. Pronounced as beh-a-TREES or beh-a-TREETH.

Belinha

Belinha is a Portuguese variation of Isabel which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as beh-leen-ya or veh-leen-ya.

Benedita

Benedita is a feminine variation of Benedito which means “blessed”. Pronounced as beh-neh-jee-tah.

Benigna

Benigna is a feminine variation of Benigno which means “well-born”.

Betânia

Betânia is a Portuguese variation of Bethany which means “house of figs”. Pronounced as beh-TAHN-ya.

Bethânia

Bethânia is a spelling variation of Betânia which means “house of figs”. Pronounced as beh-TAHN-ya.Portuguese names for baby boys and girls

Bia

Bia is a diminutive variation of Beatriz which means “she who brings happiness; blessed”. Pronounced as bee-a.

Borboleta

Borboleta is a Portuguese variation of Butterfly which is an animal name. Pronounced as buhr-BOH-le-ta or BOR-boh-ley-ta.

Branca

Branca is a Portuguese variation of Blanche which means “white”. Pronounced as BRUN-ku or BRANG-ka.

Brígida

Brígida is a Portuguese variation of Bridget which means “exalted one”. Pronounced as bree-jee-da.

Bruna

Bruna is a feminine variation of Bruno which means “brown”. Pronounced as BROO-na.

Brunilda

Brunilda means “protected by the shield” or “fighting”. 

Calista

Calista is a feminine variation of Calisto which means “most beautiful”. Pronounced as ka-LEES-ta.

Calixta

Calixta is a spelling variation of Calista which means “most beautiful”. Pronounced as ka-LEES-ta.

Camila

Camila means “acolyte; attendant at a ritual” and pronounced as ka-MEE-la

Cândida

Cândida means “white” and pronounced as kahn-jee-da

Carina

Carina means “dear little one” and pronounced as kah-REE-na

Carla

Carla is a feminine variation of Carlos which means “free man”. Pronounced as KAHR-la.

Carlota

Carlota is a variation of Carla which means “free man”. Pronounced as kahr-LO-ta.

Carolina

Carolina is a variation of Carla which means “free man”. (Similar to Carlota.) Pronounced as ka-roo-LEE-nah or ka-ro-LEE-na.

Cassandra

Cassandra means “prophetess” and pronounced as KA-sahn-druh (Portuguese) or kah-SAHN-drah (English). 

Cássia

Cássia means “empty; vain” or “cinnamon” and pronounced as KAHS-ya

Catarina

Catarina is a Portuguese variation of Katherine which means “pure”. Pronounced as ku-tu-REE-nu or ka-ta-REE-na.

Cátia

Cátia is a diminutive variation of Catarina which means “pure”. Pronounced as kaht-CHA.

Cecília

Cecília is a feminine variation of Cecilio which means “blind”. Pronounced as seh-SEEL-ya. Cecilia is the name of the patron saint of music and musicians.

Célia

Célia means “heavenly” and pronounced as SEH-lyah

Cesária

Cesária is a feminine variation of Cesário which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as seh-ZAHR-ya.

Chica

Chica is a diminutive variation of Francisca which means “Frenchman; free man”. Pronounced as SHEE-kah. 

Chuva

Chuva means “rain” and pronounced as shoo-va

Cila

Cila is a diminutive variation of Cecília which means “blind”. Pronounced as see-la.

Cintia

Cintia is a Portuguese variation of Cynthia which means “woman from Kynthos”. Pronounced as seen-cha.

Clara

Clara means “clear; bright; famous” and pronounced as KLA-ru or KLA-rah

Clarissa

Clarissa is a variation of Clara which means “clear; bright; famous”. Pronounced as kla-REES-sah.

Cláudia

Cláudia is a feminine variation of Cláudio which means “lame; enclosure”. Pronounced as KLOW-dhee-u (European Portuguese), KLOW-jee-u (Brazilian Portuguese) or KLAW-djah (Brazilian Portuguese).

Clementina

Clementina is a feminine variation of Clemente which means “merciful; gentle”. Pronounced as klah-mahn-TEE-nah or kleh-mehn-chee-na.

Cloé

Cloé is a Portuguese variation of Chloe which means “young green shoot”. Pronounced as KLAW-eh.

Clotilde

Clotilde means “famous in battle” and pronounced as klaw-CHEEL-de. Clotilde was the name of the wife of Frankish king Clovis, whom she converted to Christianity.

Constança

Constança is a Portuguese variation of Constance which means “steadfast”. Pronounced as kohwn-STAN-sa.

Constância

Constância is a variation of Constança which means “steadfast”. Pronounced as kohwn-STAN-sya.

Cristiana

Cristiana is a variation of Cristina which means “a Christian”. Pronounced approximately as krees-CHA-na.

Cristina

Cristina is a Portuguese variation of Christina which means “a Christian”. Pronounced as krees-CHEE-na.

Custódia

Custódia is a feminine variation of Custódio which means “guardian spirit”. Pronounced as kuws-toh-djah.

Daniela

Daniela is a feminine variation of Danilo which means “God is my judge”. Pronounced as dan-YEH-la.

Débora

Débora means “bee” and pronounced as deh-BO-ra. Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Délia

Délia means “from Delos” and pronounced as DEHL-ya

Desidéria

Desidéria is a feminine variation of Desidério which means “longing”. 

Diana

Diana means “divine” and pronounced as jee-AH-na, JYA-na or dya-na. Diana is a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.

Dina

Dina is a diminutive variation of names ending in -dina, such as Aldina or Ondina. Pronounced as JEE-na (Portuguese) or DEE-na (English).

Dinisia

Dinisia is a feminine variation of Dinis which means “follower of Dionysos”. 

Dionísia

Dionísia is a feminine variation of Dionísio which means “follower of Dionysos”.

Domitila

Domitila possibly means “having been tamed”. 

Dores

Dores means “sorrows” and pronounced as daw-REHS.

Dorotéia

Dorotéia is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Dorothea which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as do-roh-teh-ya.

Doroteia

Doroteia is a spelling variation of Dorotéia which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as doo-roo-TAY-ah or do-roh-teh-ya.

Dulce

Dulce means “sweet” and pronounced as DOOLCE or DOOL-seh.

Edite

Edite is a Portuguese variation of Edith which means “prosperous in war”. Pronounced as ee-DEETH.

Eduarda

Eduarda is a feminine variation of Eduardo which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as ed-WAHR-dah.

Efigénia

Efigénia means “well-born; noble” and pronounced approximately as eh-fee-jehn-ya

Efigênia

Efigênia is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Efigénia which means “well-born; noble”. Pronounced as eh-fee-jehn-ya.

Eliana

Eliana means “my God has answered” or “sun” and pronounced as EHL-ya-na.

Elisa

Elisa is a diminutive variation of Elisabete which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as eh-LEE-za (Portuguese) or ah-LEE-sah (English).

Elisabete

Elisabete is a Portuguese variation of Elizabeth which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as eh-LEE-zah-beh-teh or ah-lee-zah-BET.

Eliza

Eliza is a spelling variation of Elisa which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as eh-LEE-za.

Elixane

Elixane is a variation of Elisabete which means “pledged to God”. 

Elvira

Elvira means “true to all” and pronounced as ehl-VEE-ra.

Ema

Ema means “universal” and pronounced as EH-ma

Emília

Emília is a feminine variation of Emilio which means “rival”. Pronounced as EH-meel-ya.

Emiliana

Emiliana is a variation of Emília which means “rival”. 

Eneida

Eneida means “life” or “praise” and pronounced as eh-nehy-da

Érica

Érica is a feminine variation of Érico which means “eternal ruler”. Pronounced as eh-REE-ka.

Esmeralda

Esmeralda means “emerald” and pronounced as is-MEH-rahl-da or Izh-muh-RAHL-dah. 

Estefânia

Estefânia is a feminine variation of Estevao which means “crowned”.

Estela

Estela means “star” and pronounced as eh-STEH-la.

Ester

Ester is a Portuguese variation of Esther which means “star”. Pronounced as ehs-TEHR.

Eufêmia

Eufêmia is a Portuguese variation of Euphemia which means “fair speech”. 

Eugênia

Eugênia is a feminine variation of Eugênio which means “noble”. Pronounced as yew-jehn-iya.

Eulália

Eulália means “sweetly speaking”. 

Eva

Eva means “life” and pronounced as EH-va

Evora

Evora means “yew tree” and is also a Portuguese place-name. Pronounced as eh-VO-rah. Evora is a city in Portugal known for its magnificent Roman aged ruins.

Fábia

Fábia is a diminutive variation of Fabiana which means “bean grower”. Pronounced as FA-byu.

Fabiana

Fabiana is a feminine variation of Fabiano which means “bean grower”. Pronounced as FA-bee-AH-na.

Fátima

Fátima means “to abstain” and pronounced as FA-chee-ma or FA-tee-mu. Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Felícia

Felícia is a feminine variation of Félix which means “lucky; happy; fortunate”. Pronounced as feh-LEES-ya.

Felicidade

Felicidade is a variation of Felicia which means “lucky; happy; fortunate”. Pronounced as feh-LEE-see-dah-deh.

Fernanda

Fernanda is a feminine variation of Fernando which means “bold voyager”. Pronounced as fehr-NAHN-da.

Fia

Fia is a diminutive variation of names containing the element fia, such as Sofia or Fiammetta. Pronounced as FEE-a.

Filipa

Filipa is a feminine variation of Filipe which means “lover of horses”. Pronounced as FEE-lee-pa.

Filomena

Filomena means “lover of singing” and pronounced as fee-LO-meh-na.

Flávia

Flávia is a feminine variation of Flávio which means “yellow hair”. Pronounced as FLAHV-yah.

Flora

Flora means “flower” and pronounced as FLAW-ru or FLAW-rah

Florência

Florência is a feminine variation of Florêncio which means “flourishing, prosperous”. Pronounced as FLAW-rehn-sya.

Florinda

Florinda is either a variation of Flora or Florência, Flora means “flower” while Florência means “flourishing, prosperous”. Pronounced as FLAW-reen-da.

Fortunata

Fortunata is a feminine variation of Fortunato which means “fortunate; blessed; happy”.

Francisca

Francisca is a feminine variation of Francisco which means “Frenchman; free man”. Pronounced as frahn-SEES-kah or frun-SEES-ku.

Frederica

Frederica is a feminine variation of Frederico which means “peaceful ruler”. Pronounced as fri-di-REE-ku (European Portuguese) or freh-deh-REE-ku (Brazilian Porutguese).

Gabriela

Gabriela is a feminine variation of Gabriel which means “God is my strength”. Pronounced as gab-REE-eh-la.

Genoveva

Genoveva is a Portuguese variation of Jennifer which means “white shadow; white wave”. Pronounced approximately as zhah-noo-VEH-vah.

Gertrudes

Gertrudes is a Portuguese variation of Gertrude which means “strength of a spear”. Pronounced as JEHR-troo-dehs.

Gilda

Gilda means “covered with gold” or “complete sacrifice” and pronounced as JEEL-dah

Gisela

Gisela is a Portuguese variation of Giselle which means “pledge; hostage”. Pronounced as JEE-zeh-la.

Gláucia

Gláucia is a feminine variation of Gláucio which means “bluish grey”. Pronounced as GLAW-sya.

Glória

Glória means “glory” and pronounced as GLAW-rya

Graca

Graca is a Portuguese variation of Grace which is a virtue name. Pronounced as GRAA-sah or GRA-su.

Graciana

Graciana is a feminine variation of Graciano which means “grace” or “pleasing”. Pronounced as grah-SYA-nah.

Gracília

Gracília is a variation of Graca which is a variation of a virtue name. Pronounced as grah-SEEL-yah.

Gracinha

Gracinha is a variation of Graca which is a variation of a virtue name. Pronounced approximately as grah-seen-a.

Helena

Helena means “bright one; shining one” and pronounced as heh-LEH-nah. (Similar to Ailinn.)

Hermínia

Hermínia is a feminine variation of Hermínio which means “of Hermes” or “soldier”. Pronounced as hehr-MEEN-ya.

Ida

Ida means “work; labor” and pronounced as ee-DAH

Imaculada

Imaculada means “immaculate” and pronounced as ee-MAH-ku-lah-da

Ines

Ines is a Portuguese variation of Agnes which means “pure, virginal”. Pronounced as ee-NEHS.

Inez

Inez is a spelling variation of Ines which means “pure, virginal”. Pronounced as ee-NEHYZ.

Iolanda

Iolanda means “violet” and pronounced approximately as yo-LAN-da

Irene

Irene means “peace” and pronounced as ee-REH-neh (Portuguese) or ie-REEN (English). Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Iria

Iria is a variation of Irene which means “peace”. Pronounced as EER-yah. Iria was the name of a 7th-century saint (also known as Irene) from Tomar in Portugal. 

Íris

Íris means “rainbow” and pronounced as EE-reehs. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. 

Isabel

Isabel is a Portuguese variation of Elizabeth which means “pledged to God”. (Similar to Elisabete.) Pronounced as ee-ZAH-behl. Isabel was common among the royalty by the 12th century. 

Isabela

Isabela is a variation of Isabel which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as ee-ZAH-beh-lah.

Isaura

Isaura means “from Isauria”. Isauria was the name of a region in Asia Minor. Pronounced as ee-ZAHW-rah.

Isidora

Isidora is a feminine variation of Isdro which means “gift of Isis”. Pronounced as ee-zee-DO-ra (Portuguese) or iz-ah-DAWR-ah (English).

Ivone

Ivone is a Portuguese variation of Yvonne which means “yew wood”. Pronounced as ee-VAWHN.

Ivonette

Ivonette is a variation of Ivone which means “yew wood”. 

Izabel

Izabel is a spelling variation of Isabel which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as ee-ZAH-behl

Jacinda

Jacinda is a variation of Jacinta which means “hyacinth”. 

Jacinta

Jacinta means “hyacinth” and pronounced as YA-seehn-tah

Januaria

Januaria is a feminine variation of Januario which refers to the first month of the year. Pronounced as zhan-oo-AH-ree-ah.

Jaqueline

Jaqueline is a Portuguese variation of Jacqueline which means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Pronounced as JAH-keh-lee-neh (Portuguese) or JAK-ah-lin (English).

Jéssica

Jéssica means “God beholds” and pronounced as jeh-SEE-ka

Joana

Joana is a feminine variation of João which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Pronounced as jo-AH-na.

Joaninha

Joaninha is a variation of Joana which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Pronounced as jo-AH-nee-ah.

Jordana

Jordana is a feminine variation of Jordão which means “flowing down”. Pronounced as jowr-DAH-nah.

Josefa

Josefa is a feminine variation of José which means “Yahweh will add (another son)”. 

Josefina

Josefina is a variation of Josefa which means “Yahweh will add (another son)”. Pronounced as zhoo-zah-FEE-nah.

Jovita

Jovita means “dedicated to Jove”.

Judite

Judite is a Portuguese variation of Judith which means “woman from Judea”. Pronounced as zhoo-DEE-tah (European Portuguese) or zhoo-JEE-chah (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Julha

Julha is a Portuguese variation of July which refers to the seventh month of the year. 

Júlia

Júlia means “youthful” and pronounced as zhoo-lya or ZHOO-lyu

Juliana

Juliana is a variation of Júlia which means “youthful”. Pronounced as zhoo-LEE-ah-na or joo-lee-AH-nah.

Julinha

Julinha is a variation of Juliana which means “youthful”. 

Junha

Junha is a Portuguese variation of June which refers to the sixth month of the year. 

Laocadia

Laocadia means “splendid brightness” and pronounced as law-KA-dee-AH

Lara

Lara is a variation of Larissa which means “citadel”. Pronounced as LAH-ra.

Larissa

Larissa means “citadel” and pronounced as LAH-ree-sah. Larissa is a name given to one of the moons of Neptune, in honor of the mythological character.

Laura

Laura means “bay laurel” and pronounced as LAHW-rah.

Leandra

Leandra is a feminine variation of Leandro which means “lion-man”. Pronounced as LEHYAAAHNDRAH.

Lena

Lena is a diminutive variation of names ending in -lena, such as Helena or Magdalena. Pronounced as LEH-nah.

Leocádia

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Leonor

Leonor is a Portuguese variation of Eleanor which means “bright one; shining one”. Pronounced as LEH-o-nawr.

Letícia

Letícia means “joy; gladness” and pronounced as le-TEE-zyah (European Portuguese) or le-CHEE-zyah (Brazilian Portuguese).

Lia

Lia is a Portuguese variation of Leah which means “weary”. Pronounced as LEE-ah.

Liana

Liana is a diminutive variation of names ending in -liana, such as Juliana or Liliana. Pronounced as lee-AH-na.

Lídia

Lídia means “from Lydia” and pronounced as LEE-dyah (European Portuguese) or LEE-jyah (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Lígia

Lígia means “clear-voiced; whistling” or “musical” and pronounced as LEE-jee-ah or LEE-jah

Lílian

Lílian means “lily, a flower” and pronounced as lee-lee-ahn or LEEL-yahn.

Liliana

Liliana is a variation of Lílian which means “lily, a flower”. Pronounced as lee-lee-ah-nah.

Linda

Linda is a common Portuguese word meaning “beautiful” that some may use as a name. Pronounced as LEEN-dah.

Lívia

Lívia means “blue; envious” and pronounced as LEEV-yah

Lorena

Lorena means “from the province of Lorraine” and pronounced as LAW-reh-nah.

Luana

Luana means “graceful warrior” or “relaxed” and pronounced as LOO-ah-nah

Lúcia

Lúcia is a diminutive variation of Luciana which means “light”. Pronounced as LOOS-yah.

Luciana

Luciana is a feminine variation of Luciano which means “light”. Pronounced as LOO-see-ah-nah.

Lucília

Lucília is a variation of Luciana which means “light”. Pronounced as LOO-seel-yah.

Lucinda

Lucinda is a variation of Luciana which means “light”. (Similar to Lucília.) Pronounced as loo-SEEN-dah.

Luísa

Luísa is a feminine variation of Luís which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-EE-zah or loo-EE-zu.

Luiza

Luiza is a spelling variation of Luísa which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-EE-zah.

Lurdes

Lurdes means “craggy slope” and pronounced as LOOR-jihs.

Luzia

Luzia is a Portuguese variation of Lucy which means “light”. Pronounced as LOO-zee-yah.

Lygia

Lygia is a spelling variation of Lígia which means “clear-voiced; whistling” or “musical”. Pronounced as LEEJ-yah.

Madalena

Madalena is a Portuguese variation of Magdalena which means “from Magdala”. Pronounced as ma-du-LEH-nu or ma-da-LEH-nah.

Mafalda

Mafalda is a Portuguese variation of Matilda which means “battle-mighty”. Pronounced as ma-fahl-dah or mu-FAL-du.

Magda

Magda is a diminutive variation of Madalena which means “from Magdala”. Pronounced as MAG-dah.

Maia

Maia means “mother” and pronounced as MA-yah

Manoela

Manoela is a feminine variation of Manoel which means “God is with us”. Pronounced as ma-NO-weh-lah.

Manuela

Manuela is a variation of Manoela which means “God is with us”. Pronounced as mahn-WEH-lah.

Marcela

Marcela is a feminine variation of Marcelo which means “young warrior”. Pronounced as mar-SEH-lah.

Márcia

Márcia means “war-like” and pronounced as MAR-see-ya or MAHR-seh

Marciana

Marciana is a feminine variation of Marciano which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as MAHR-see-yah-nah.

Marciane

Marciane is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Marciana which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as mahr-SEE-ah-nee.

Margarida

Margarida is a Portuguese variation of Margaret which means “pearl”. Pronounced as mar-ga-REE-du. Margarida is also the Portuguese word for the daisy flower. 

Mariana

Mariana is a feminine variation of Mariano which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as ma-ree-U-na or mahr-yah-nah.

Mariazinha

Mariazinha is a Portuguese variation of Maria which means “bitter”. dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Marina

Marina is a feminine variation of Marinho which means “dedicated to Mars”. Pronounced as ma-REE-na.

Marisa

Marisa means “of the sea” and pronounced as ma-REE-zah

Maristela

Maristela means “star of the sea” and pronounced as ma-REEHS-teh-la

Marta

Marta is a Portuguese variation of Martha which means “lady”. Pronounced as MAR-tu or MAR-tah

Matilde

Matilde is a variation of Mafalda which means “battle-mighty”. Pronounced as mu-TEEL-di (European Portuguese) or ma-CHEEW-jee (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Micaela

Micaela is a Portuguese variation of Michaela which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as mee-KAH-eh-lah.

Miguela

Miguela is a feminine variation of Miguel which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as mee-GHEHL-a.

Moema

Moema means “lies” or “sweet” and pronounced as maw-EH-ma

Mônica

Mônica means “adviser” and pronounced as maw-NEE-ka

Narcisa

Narcisa is a feminine variation of Narciso which means “daffodil” or “sleep”. Pronounced as NAHR-see-zah.

Natacha

Natacha is a Portuguese variation of Natasha which means “born on Christmas”. 

Natália

Natália is a variation of Natacha which means “born on Christmas”. Pronounced as na-TAHL-yah.

Nathália

Nathália is a spelling variation of Natália which means “born on Christmas”. Pronounced as na-TAHL-yah.

Nela

Nela is a diminutive variation of names ending in -nela, such as Antonela or Petronela. Pronounced as NEH-la.

Nelinha

Nelinha is a feminine variation of Nelinho which means “God is with us”. 

Neves

Neves means “snows” and pronounced as NAY-vesh. Neves is a name that refers to a title of the Virgin Mary — “Maria des Neves,” or Maria of Snows.

Nilda

Nilda is a diminutive variation of Brunilda which means “protected by the shield” or “fighting”. Pronounced as NEEL-dah.

Noémia

Noémia is a Portuguese variation of Naomi which means “pleasantness”. Pronounced as NAW-EHHM-yaah.

Noêmia

Noêmia is a Brazilian Portuguese variation of Naomi which means “pleasantness”. 

Nuria

Nuria means “fire of the Lord”. Nuria is deeply associated with the Virgin Mary.

Octávia

Octávia is a feminine variation of Octávio which means “eight”. 

Ofélia

Ofélia is a Portuguese variation of Ophelia which means “help”. Pronounced as O-fehl-yah.

Oliveria

Oliveria is a feminine variation of Olivieros which means “olive tree”. Pronounced as o-LEE-veh-ree-a.

Olga

Olga means “holy; blessed” and pronounced as AWL-gah

Olívia

Olívia is a variation of Oliveria which means “olive tree”. Pronounced as aw-LEEV-yah

Ondina

Ondina is a Portuguese variation of Undine which means “little wave”. Pronounced as awn-JEE-nah.

Otávia

Otávia is a feminine variation of Otávio which means “eight”. Pronounced as o-TAHV-yah or o-TAH-vee-ah.

Otília

Otília is a Portuguese variation of Odilia which means “wealth; fortune”. Pronounced as o-CHEEL-yah.

Ovidia

Ovidia means “shepherd” and pronounced as o-VEED-yah or o-VEE-dee-a

Palmira

Palmira means “pilgrim” and pronounced as PAHL-mee-rah.dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Patrícia

Patrícia means “noblewoman” and pronounced as PAH-trees-yah.

Paoletta

Paoletta is a variation of Paula which means “small”. 

Paolina

Paolina is a variation of Paula which means “small”. (Similar to Paoletta.) 

Paula

Paula is a feminine variation of Paulo which means “small”. Pronounced as POW-lu or PAW-lah.

Paulina

Paulina is a spelling variation of Paolina which means “small”. Pronounced as POW-lee-na or PAW-lee-na.

Paulinha

Paulinha is a variation of Paulina which means “small”. 

Perpétua

Perpétua means “perpetual” and pronounced as PEHR-peht-wah

Priscila

Priscila is a Portuguese variation of Priscilla which means “ancient”. Pronounced as PREE-see-la.

Rafaela

Rafaela is a Portuguese variation of Raphael which means “God has healed”. Pronounced as ra-FA-eh-la (European Portuguese) or ha-FA-eh-la (Brazilian Portuguese).

Raquel

Raquel is a Portuguese variation of Rachel which means “ewe”. Pronounced as kra-kehl (European Portuguese) or ha-kehl (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rebeca

Rebeca is a Portuguese variation of Rebecca which means “servant of God”. Pronounced as hee-beh-kah.

Regina

Regina means “queen” and pronounced as kreh-JEE-nah (European Portuguese) or heh-JEE-nah (Brazilian Portuguese). Regina was used during the Middle Ages in honor of the Virgin Mary. 

Renata

Renata is a feminine variation of Renato which means “reborn”. Pronounced as kreh-NAH-ta (European Portuguese) or heh-NAH-ta (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rida

Rida means “devoted to God” or “favor”. 

Rita

Rita is a diminutive variation of Margarida which means “pearl”. Pronounced as kreh-tah (European Portuguese) or heh-tah (Brazilian Portuguese).

Rosa

Rosa means “rose, a flower” and pronounced as kro-ZAH (European Portuguese) or HO-zah (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Rosália

Rosália is a variation of Rosa which means “rose, a flower”. Pronounced approximately as roo-ZA-lyah.

Rosalina

Rosalina is a variation of Rosa which means “rose, a flower”. (Similar to Rosália.) 

Rosana

Rosana is a Portuguese variation of Roxana which means “bright; dawn; light”. Pronounced as ho-zah-nah.

Rosinha

Rosinha is a variation of Rosa which means “rose, a flower”. (Similar to Rosália and Rosalina.) Pronounced as ro-ZEEN-ya or KAW-zeen-ya.

Rute

Rute is a Portuguese variation of Ruth which means “compassionate friend”. Pronounced as hoo-CHEE.

Sabina

Sabina means “Sabine woman” and pronounced as sa-BEE-nah. The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy. 

Salomé

Salomé means “peace” and pronounced as sah-loo-MEH. (Similar to Irene.) Salome was a Biblical dancer.

Samara

Samara means “under God’s rule” or “guardian” and pronounced as sa-MAH-ra

Sandra

Sandra is a diminutive variation of Alexandra which means “defending men”. Pronounced as SAHN-drah.

Sara

Sara means “princess” and pronounced as SAH-rah

Serafina

Serafina is a Portuguese variation of Seraphina which means “ardent; fiery”. Pronounced as seh-RA-fee-nah.

Severina

Severina is a feminine variation of Severino which means “stern”. Pronounced as seh-veh-REE-na.

Silvia

Silvia is a feminine variation of Silvio which means “wood; forest”. Pronounced as SEEL-vee-ya. Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome.

Sofia

Sofia is a Portuguese variation of Sophia which means “wisdom”. Pronounced as soo-FEE-ah (Portuguese) or saw-FEE-ya (English).

Sonia

Sonia is a variation of Sofia which means “wisdom”. Pronounced as SAWN-yah.

Susana

Susana means “lily” and pronounced as soo-ZAH-na.dutch names for baby boys and baby girls

Suzana

Suzana is a spelling variation of Susana which means “lily”. Pronounced as soo-ZAH-na.

Taís

Taís means “bandage” and pronounced as TAH-ees

Talita

Talita means “little girl” and pronounced as TAH-lee-ta

Tânia

Tânia is a diminutive variation of Tatiana which means “from the house of Tatius”. Pronounced as TAHN-ya.

Tatiana

Tatiana means “from the house of Tatius” and pronounced as taht-CHA-na

Telma

Telma is either a variation of Thelma or Telmo, Thelma means “will” while Telmo means “Saint Elmo” or “protector”. Pronounced as tehl-MA.

Teodora

Teodora is a feminine variation of Teodoro which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as teh-yow-do-rah.

Tércia

Tércia is a feminine variation of Tércio which means “third child”.

Teresa

Teresa is a spelling variation of Theresa which means “to harvest”. Pronounced as teh-REH-za. Teresa has many worthy namesakes including Saint Teresa and Mother Teresa.

Teresinha

Teresinha is a variation of Teresa which means “to harvest”. Pronounced as teh-REH-zeen-ya.

Tereza

Tereza is a spelling variation of Teresa which means “to harvest”. Pronounced as teh-REH-za.

Terezinha

Terezinha is a variation of Tereza which means “to harvest”. Pronounced as teh-REH-zeen-ya.

Thaís

Thaís is a spelling variation of Taís which means “bandage”. Pronounced as TAH-eez.

Thalita

Thalita is a spelling variation of Talita which means “little girl”. Pronounced as TAH-lee-ta.

Theresa

Theresa means “to harvest” and pronounced as te-REH-za

Trindade

Trindade means “trinity” and pronounced as treen-DAH-jee.

Úrsula

Úrsula means “little bear” and pronounced as OOR-soo-lah or OOR-soo-lu.

Valéria

Valéria is a feminine variation of Valério which means “strength; health”. Pronounced as VAH-lehr-ya.

Valquíria

Valquíria is a Portuguese variation of Valkyrie which means “chooser of the slain”. Pronounced as VAHL-keer-yah. Valkyries, in Norse mythology, decide the fate of men in battle and convey the spirits of those killed in combat to Valhalla. 

Vanda

Vanda is a Portuguese variation of Wanda which means “wanderer” or “a wend”. Pronounced as VAHN-da.

Vanessa

Vanessa is a species of butterfly and pronounced as VAH-neh-sa.

Vanina

Vanina is a diminutive variation of Evangelina which means “bearer of good news”.

Vera

Vera means “faith” and pronounced as VEH-ra.

Verônica

Verônica means “she who brings victory; true image” and pronounced as VEH-raw-nee-ka

Victoriana

Victoriana means “victory”. 

Victorina

Victorina is a variation of Victoriana which means “victory”. 

Vilma

Vilma means “will and desire” and pronounced as VEEL-mah

Virginia

Virginia means “virgin” and is also a place-name. Pronounced as VEER-jeen-ya.

Vitoria

Vitoria is a diminutive variation of Victoriana which means “victory”. Pronounced as vee-towr-yah.

Zita

Zita means “little girl; seeker”. Zita was the name of a 13th-century saint, the patron saint of servants.

Gender-Neutral Portuguese Names

Alex

Alex is either a diminutive variation of Alexandre or Alexandra, both of which means “defending men”. Pronounced as a-lehks.

Amor

Amor means “love” and pronounced as a-mawr

Andre

Andre is a Portuguese variation of Andrew which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as AHN-drei (Portuguese) or AHN-dray (English).

Carmo

Carmo is a Portuguese variation of Carmel which means “song” or “garden”. Pronounced as KAHR-mo.

Cruz

Cruz means “cross” and pronounced as KROOSH (European Portuguese) or KROOYS (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Duda

Duda is a either a diminutive variation of Eduarda or Eduardo, both of which means “wealthy guardian”. Pronounced as DOO-dah.

Garcia

Garcia means “bear” and pronounced as GAHR-see-yah

Guiomar

Guiomar means “famous in war” and pronounced as gee-oo-MAR

Jaime

Jaime is a Portuguese variation of James which means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Pronounced as ZHIEM (European Portuguese), ZHIE-mi (European Portuguese) or ZHIE-mee (Brazilian Portuguese).

Julie

Julie is a variation of Júlia which means “youthful”. (Similar to Juliana.) Pronounced approximately as ZHOOL-ee.

Maria

Maria means “bitter” and pronounced as mu-REE-u (European Portuguese), ma-REE-ya (Brazilian Portuguese) or ma-REE-u (Brazilian Portuguese). 

Rio

Rio means “river” and pronounced as KREE-o (European Portuguese) or HEE-o (Brazilian Portuguese). Rio is associated with the Rio Grande. 

Rosário

Rosário means “rosary” and pronounced as roo-ZA-ree-oo (European Portuguese) or ho-zahr-yo (Brazilian Portuguese).

Sol

Sol means “sun” and pronounced as sawl. 

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