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Portuguese baby names, much like names from other European countries, are inspired by saints or historical figures—think Ferdinand and Bartolomeu or more modern alternatives like Cristiano and Amalia.
French: Manly, brave
English: Manly, brave; variant of Andrew
Portuguese: Manly, brave; variant of Andrew
What can we say? Latin names are getting hotter and hotter each year, and Armando is no exception. While the name may sound...
Portuguese: Pure; form of the Greek Catherine
Eduardo—it's not just for the exotic and swarthy anymore. In fact, it's now almost as popular as the more traditional name...
While the meaning of "farmer" isn't anything to write home about (does anyone actually write letters anymore?), Jorge is...
Portuguese: May God give increase.
Spanish: May God give increase; popular Spanish form of Joseph
A strong male name with a fierce meaning of "lion" and "bold", this boy name has spanned centuries from artist Leonardo da...
Still hugely popular in Italy, Marco isn't doing too shabby in the U.S. either. As the more magnetic version of Mark (both...
Portuguese: Gift of God.
Spanish: Who is like the Lord; a variant of Michael
Want to pay tribute to Grandpa Roland, but not digging the old-fashioned name? Try Rolando. This Portuguese variation of...
Spanish: Rosary; refers to devotional prayers honoring the Virgin Mary
English: Life. Used as both surname and given name. See also Vito.
French: Life. Used as both surname and given name. See also Vito.
Portuguese: Lily; variant of Susan; used by the hostess of a popular Brazilian children''s TV show
Yara is a beautiful name with a beautiful history. Pronounced YAH-rah, it's the name of a Brazilian goddess with green hair...