Whether you're Mexican, Hispanic, or just love Mexican culture, there are tons of great Mexican boy names to choose from for your little mijo. Check out what's popular in Mexico and old Mexican names to see what suits your baby boy best.
Most Popular Boy Names in Mexico
A look at the
most popular boy names in Mexico in 2017 and a list of baby boy names that were popular in 2018 in Mexico shows that compound names and names ending in vowels are well liked.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Alejandro Defending men a-leh-KHAN-dro Arturo Bear king ar-TOO-ro David Beloved da-VEED Eduardo Fortune guard eh-DHWAR-dho Enrique Home ruler ehn-REE-keh Fernando Brave journey fehr-NAN-do Francisco Javier Frenchman new house fran-SEES-ko kha-BYEHR Gabriel God is my strength ga-BRYEHL Juan Carlos God is a gracious man khwan-KAR-los Jesus God is salvation kheh-SOOS Jorge Farmer KHOR-kheh José Luis He will add famous battle kho-seh-LWEES Julio César Downy bearded and hairy KHOO-lyo SEH-sar Miguel Ángel Who is like god's messenger mee-GHEHL ANG-khehl Sergio Unknown SEHR-khyo Famous Mexicans in Entertainment
Look to famous Mexican actors, directors, and musicians from the past and present for great baby boy name inspiration.
Name Fame Pronunciation Alfonso Director Cuarón all-fon-so Carlos Musician Santana car-lohs Diego Actor Luna th-ee-ay-go Eugenio Actor Derbez ay-oo-hayn-yo Gael Actor García Bernal gai-ell Guillermo Director Del Toro gee-air-mo Marco Antonio Singer Solis mahr-ko an-toh-nyo Oscar Boxer De la Hoya oh-scar Rico Actor Rodriguez ree-co Most Popular Mexican-American Boy Names
Mexican-American baby boy names include the
popular baby names in the U.S. as of 2018 that are Hispanic names and most popular boy names in New Mexico in 2019.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Angel Messenger ANG-khehl Daniel God is my judge da-NYEHL Elijah My God is Yahweh i-LIE-jə Ezekiel God will strengthen i-ZEE-kee-əl Ezra Help EHZ-rə Isaiah God is salvation ie-ZAY-ə Jose He will add kho-SEH Julian Downy bearded khoo-LYAN Liam Desire to protect LEE-əm Logan Little hollow LO-gən Noah Rest NO-ə Matteo/Mateo Gift of God ma-TEH-o Santiago Saint James san-TYA-gho Sebastián Venerable seh-bas-TYAN Powerful Mexican Names for Boys
If you want a
strong baby boy name, use the first names of Mexican presidents and other Mexican heroes. For an original and uncommon baby name, consider using the last names of these powerful Mexican men as first names.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Adolfo Noble wolf a-DHOL-fo Álvaro Elf warrior AL-ba-ro Andrés Manly an-DREHS Benito Blessed beh-NEE-to Emiliano Rival eh-mee-LYA-no Lázaro My God has helped LA-sa-ro Manuel God is with us ma-NWEHL Miguel Who is like God? mee-GHEHL Pancho Frenchman PAN-cho Pascual Relating to Easter pas-KWAL Venustiano Love be-noo-STYAH-no Vicente To conquer bee-SEHN-teh Native Mexican Names for Boys
The names of
Aztec leaders and gods or Mayan gods have an heir of power and cultural strength to them.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Ahluic Mayan god of material wealth ah-loo-eek Ahulane Mayan god of war ah-oo-layn Balam Mayan for jaguar bah-lahm Chac Mayan supreme god of storms tja-k Huitzilopochtli Aztec god of war wee-tsee-loh-poch-tlee Itzcóatl Nahuatl ruler eet-koh-aht Kukulkan Mayan god koo-koo-lkan Montezuma Aztec ruler mohn-tay-zoo-ma Nacon Mayan god of war nay-cohn Quetzalcóatl Aztec god keht-səl-ko-AHT-əl Tenoch Aztec ruler te-NOCH Old Mexican Names for Boys
Traditional and old Mexican names can make a comeback anytime if modern parents choose to honor these historical boy names.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Adalberto Noble and bright a-dhal-BEHR-to Adelardo Noble and brave a-dheh-LAR-dho Aquiles Pain ah-KEE-lays Hernan Brave journey ehr-NAN Ignacio Unknown eeg-NA-syo Jeronimo Sacred name kheh-RO-nee-mo Mariano Male ma-RYA-no Octavio Eighth ok-TA-byo Porfirio Purple dye por-FEE-ryo Unique Mexican Names for Boys
If you want unique
Hispanic boy names or unique Mexican boy names, you'll have to check out things like rare and archaic Spanish names. Giving your little boy a unique baby name with Mexican ties gives him his own identity and embraces his cultural history.
Name Meaning Pronunciation Antelmo Wrath and protection on-tell-mo Atanasio Immortal ah-tah-nah-syo Balbino Stammerer bahl-bee-no Celino Heaven seh-LEE-no Celio Heaven SEHL-yo Eberardo Brave boar eh-beh-RAR-dho Facundo Eloquent fa-KOON-do Grimaldo Masked leader gree-mahl-do Próspero Fortunate PRO-speh-ro Tácito Silent TA-see-to Mexican Culture Names for Boys
The names of
famous Mexican landmarks or Mexican cities and states can become great modern baby boy names.
Name Pronunciation Akumal ah-koo-mal Cozumel coh-zoo-mehl Guaymas gwy-mas Malecon mah-lay-cone Manzanillo mon-zah-neeyo Monte Alban montay-ahl-bahn Queretaro kay-reh-tah-ro Tajín tah-heen Tampico tahm-pee-co Tulum too-loom Uxmal oosh-mal Zitacuaro seet-ah-quaro Baby Boy Names Inspired by Mexico
From Mexican leaders to the landscape, you can find inspiration for Mexican boy names in different elements of Mexican culture. Little boys full of Mexican spirit will appreciate their name inspired by this country and culture. When choosing a Mexican name for your little guy, you can use the Latin American pronunciation or look at a
pronunciation guide for other ways to say the name.