Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Albert.
The name is borne by former President of Peru Alberto Fujimori, who is currently on trial for human rights abuses and charges of corruption. Other bearers include former US Attorney-General A
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of Alfred.
The name has been borne by various South American Presidents: Alfredo Stroessner - President of Paraguay from 1954 to 89, Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso - President of Cuba from 1921 to 25, Alfredo P
André is the French and Portuguese form of Andrew.
André was the 2nd most popular boy's name in France in the 1910s, 20s and early 30s, and has since declined in popularity. André is currently particularly popular in Norway as a middle name
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Hermann.
The name is borne by Scottish comedian Armando Iannucci.
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish cognates of Arsenios.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bernard.
Carlos I of Portugal was the penultimate King there. He was assassinated in 1908, along with his son and heir. Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican businessman, he has recently been reported as the richest man in the world.
Carlos was the 11th mos
In the Old Testament, Daniel was a Hebrew prophet and the Book of Daniel contains prophecies concerning the future. Daniel was among the Jews who were taken captive in Babylon. He rose to a high position in the Babylonian government by interpreting the ki
Cognate of Edward.
Derived from the old Roman family name Aemilius.
Emilio Estevez is an actor who was famous as being part of the 1980s 'Brat Pack', and appeared in films such as 'The Breakfast Club' and 'St Elmo's Fire'. More recently, he has worked as a di
Spanish and Portugese cognate of Ezekiel.
In the Old Testament, Jacob is the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the twin brother of Esau and the father of twelve sons and a daughter. From his sons came the twelve tribes of Israel - the Israelites. God later changed Jacob's name to Israel.
Josue [HO-su-eh; HO-sway] is the Spanish form of Joshua.
Josué [ZHO-zu-ay] is the French and Portuguese form of the name.
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian variant of Leander.
Famous bearers include Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci - most famous for his painting the 'Mona Lisa' but also a skilled architect, inventor, scientist, musician and writer. It's more recent popularity may be attributed to actor Leonardo Di
This is the variant used in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Marcellinus.
Portuguese and Spanish cognates of Marcellus.
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Mark.
Marco Polo was a Venetian trader and explorer who was one of the first Westerners to travel the Silk Road to China and and visit the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire. "Marco Polo" is also the na
Spanish and Portuguese name derived from the Latin Marcus, a name derived that most believe has its roots in Mars, the Roman mythological god of war.
Others, however, think it might be from the Latin adjective 'mas' (manly), or the Greek 'malakoz'
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Marius.
It is extremely popular, being taken as the masculine form of Maria, and therefore associated with the cult of the Virgin Mary.
Spanish and Portuguese forms form Mauritius.
Spanish and Portuguese forms of Moses.
Pedro was the name of five kings of Portugal and five kings of Aragon (in north-east Spain).
Don Pedro is the Prince of Aragon in William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado about Nothing'.
Pedro Almodóvar is a Spanish film director.
Roberto Cavalli is a fashion designer.
Portuguese form of Ronald.
Portuguese form of Santiago.
The Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Vincent.
There have been various Alexandras in royalty: Alexandra of Hesse was the wife of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, Alexandra of Denmark was the wife of British King Edward VIII and Princess Alexandra is a cousin of British Queen Elizabeth II.
Feminine form of the Latin Carolus, from the name Charles.
It is now the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese cognate of the name.
The states of North and South Carolina in the USA were named after King Charles I of England.
A variant of Christina, used predominantly by those of Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish origin.
Short form of Elisabeth.
From Aemilius, the name of a Roman noble family, which has been associated with as well the Greek aimulos' and the Latin 'aemulus' that mean 'soft; friendly' and 'emulating; rival' respectively.
Many Polish queens and princesses have had t
Though Fatima originated as an Arabic and Swahili name, it is commonly used as a Spanish and Portuguese name. Fatima was the name of a daughter of the prophet Mohammed.
Fátima is a town in Portugal where three children believed that the Vi
Although of disputed origin, Isabel is often taken as a form of Elizabeth. Isabel first gained popularity in Spain in the Middle Ages, and it was soon exported to France and England.
Isabel was the name of the Princess Imperial of Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese variation of of Letitia.
Luciana is a main character of Shakespeare's play "The Comedy of Errors".
Latin form of Mary.
It arose as a back-formation from the early Christian Greek name Mariam, which was taken as a Latin accusative case, and is ultimately derived from Hebrew Miryam.
In the English-speaking world, Maria was the writ
A feminine form of the Roman family name Marinus.
The name is derived from Marius (from the god Mars), but is identical to the Latin adjective 'marinus' meaning "of the sea", and therefore commonly associated to it.
20th century elaborated form of Maria, with the feminine suffix -isa abstracted from such names as Lisa or Louisa.
It may also have been influenced by the Dutch pet form Maryse, or the Latin created name Maris.
Latinized form of Mathilda.
Matilda of Flanders was Queen consort of the Kingdom of England and the wife of William the Conqueror.
"Matilda," by Roald Dahl, is a children's book about a girl with extraordinary mental powers.<
Olga is the Russian form of the name Helga or comes from the male name, Oleg.
St. Olga was a 10th century saint.
Rosa is the Latin name and the name of the genus of the rose plant.
Rosa Parks was an African-American civil rights leader, who famously refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, wh
From legend, Rhea Silvia was the mother of Remus and Romulus, the founders of Rome.
St Silvia was the mother of Pope Gregory the Great.
The exact meaning of Teresa is unknown, but it is likely to be from either the Greek word meaning "to harvest", the Greek word meaning "summer", or from the Greek island of Thera.
This is a very popular Catholic name.
Veronica is a genus of plants, the common name being speedwell.
Though not mentioned in any of the four Gospels, St Veronica was supposed to have given a handkerchief to Jesus as he carried the cross. The face of Jesus later appeared on th
The American state of Virginia was named after English Queen Elizabeth I - known as the 'Virgin Queen' because she never married.
Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and Virginia Wade is a Wimbledon winning tennis player.
As a masculine name Ana is the Malayalam for 'elephant'. As a feminine name it is derived from Anna (ultimately Hannah) and used in Bulgaria, Croatia, Portugal, Romania, Serbia and Spain. It is also used in English-speaking countries.
A feminine name in the English speaking world, but used for boys in Italy.
Examples of it being used as a female name include Irish singer Andrea Corr, and author Andrea Levy.
Male Andreas include singer Andrea Bocelli, pain
Rio is the Spanish vocabulary world for "river".
As a Japanese female name, Rio may be written with the characters for "jasmine" (ri) and "center; middle" (o). Other possibilities include "jasmine" (ri) an "cord; strap; beginning" (o), as well as "