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As Hispanic culture expands in the United States, so does the popularity of Latin baby names. Latin and Latina celebrities tend to top the list (Eva, Antonio, Penelope) and names like Dora and Diego aren’t just for explorers anymore.
Latin: Named for Cicero''s villa
Latin: Name of a philosopher
Latin: Meaning uncertain; possibly derived from Acca Larentia, the mythological she-wolf who nursed the twins Remus and Romulus
Latin: Renowned Roman poet and playwright
Anglo Saxon Origin
Achilles, the star of Homer's epic Iliad, was a great warrior who led the Greeks in the Trojan War. According to legend,...
Latin: Son of Faunus, a god of the forest similar to Pan, and a nymph, he later became the lover of Galatea, the Nereid
Latin: A mythological king of Argos, Acrisius locked his daughter Danae away in an attempt to avoid a prophesy. Zeus appeared to...
Greek: From Attica; The hunter Actaeon stumbled upon the goddess Artemis while she bathed, so she turned him into a stag. His own...
Latin: A hunter
French: Good humor, of the nobility
German: Noble wolf
Latin: Adored beauty
Latin: Dark one, a girl with black eyes; also a variant of Adrian
A variation of the Latin name Adrienne, Adrian has more commonly been used as a boys name, but is still used as a girl name...
Lately Adrian has been creeping up the boy name ranks to become the most popular its ever been. The name originally refered...
From the Shakespearean play Comedy of Errors
Latin: Of the Adriatic
Latin: Dark; from the Adriatic Sea region
Latin: From Adria, the Adriatic sea region
Latin: From the Aegean sea
Greek: Second husband of Medea
Greek: Cousin of Agamemnon
Latin: Cousin of Agamemnon
Greek: Father of the Danaides
Latin: Brother of Daunus
Latin: Daughter of mythological chariot-warrior Amythaon
Greek: God of the winds
Latin: Mythical keeper of the winds
Greek: God of medicine
Latin: God of medicine
Greek: Mythological father of Jason. When Aeson was very old, Medea gave him the gift of a second youth.