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Brazilian Baby Names for Boys and Girls

Karen Frazier
Smiling baby

If you're looking to add a little international flair to your baby's name, then you may want to consider names from other cultures. Brazilian names can be a beautiful way to share your child's heritage, to salute another culture, or to just find an unusual name for your baby.

Brazilian Girls' Names

There are many beautiful Brazilian names perfect for a female baby.

A

Adriana Agacia Adriene Alandra Alegria
Alejandra Alexandre Aliane Aline Alzira
Ana Analu Andréia Angelina Antônia
Aparecida Apolônia Arlete Aurea Aurinha

B

Beatriz Belinda Bernicia Bethania
Bethânia Bibiana Blanca Bruna

C

Carla Carolina Cassia Celia
Celina Claudia Cristiana

D

Dani Deiene Delma Delmar Delmara
Denisa Dionisa Dita Dolores Domenica
Dominga Dorotea Dorotéia Dulce

E

Edeli Efigênia Eliana Elena
Elina Elisa Eliza Eloisa
Elsa Elvira Elzineia Ema
Emerald Emilia Eneida Enriqueta

F

Fabiana Fausta Faustina Fe
Fernanda Flavia Florbela Francisca

G

Gabriela Genoveva Geny Gerarda Gertrudes
Gertrudis Giselli Gloria Gracia Graciana
Gregoria Guadalupe Guillermina Gustava

H-I

Hortencia Iara Idolina
Iemanja Ignacia Iracema
Iris Isadora Izabel

J

Janaina Jesusa Jisa Joana
Joaninha Joaquina Jordana Josefa
Josefina Josilene Jovana Jovina
Jovita Juana Juanita Julia

K-L

Kailane Larissa Laura Lia Ligia
Lílian Linez Luciana Lucina Ludimilia
Luisa Luiza Lygia

M

Madalena Manoela Marcela
Marcia Marciana Marciane
Margareth Maria-Antonia Maria
Mariana Marilia Marina
Mayara Mirelli Moema
Monique Monize

N-O

Nana Narcisa Natalia Nathália
Nelia Nelida Neusa Neva
Nicanora Noêmia Osane Otávia

P

Paciencia Palmira Paloma Patricia
Paula Pia Piedad Pilar
Placida Priscila Pureza

Q-R

Raquel Regina Renata Ricarda
Rita Romana Rosalind Rosalinda
Rosamaria Rosario Rufina

S

Samara Selena Senona Serafina Serena
Severina Sibelia Sierra Silvia Simona
Sintia Socorro Sofia Solana Soraya
Stefania Suelita Susana Suzana

T - U

Taís Talita Teresa Teresita Tereza
Terezinha Thais Thalita Uiara Ursulina

V

Valdirene Valentina Vanesa
Vania Vina Virginia
Vittoria Viviane-Maria Viviane

X-Z

Xandra Xhana Xoana
Yara Yolanda Zelia

Boys' Names from Brazil

Looking for the perfect Brazilian name for your male baby? There are plenty of wonderful options to consider.

A

Adauto Ademir Adhmar Adilson
Adolfo Adriano Agustin Alano
Alberto Alejandro Alex Alexandro
Alfonso Alfredo Almir Alonso
Alonzo Altair Alvaro Amadeo
Amado Ambrosio Anastacio Antônio
Arlindo Arsênio Ayrton

B

Baltazar Bartolo Bartolome
Basilio Benedicto Bernardo
Bonifacio Bruno

C

Caio Carlo Carlos Cassiano
Caua Cesar Cesario Cézar
Chico Ciceron Cirilo

D

Davi Danilo Denilson Dênis Diego
Djavan Domenico Domingo Donatello Donato
Duardo Duarte

E

Eber Edson Edvaldo
Eduardo Efrain Enéas
Enzo

F

Fausto Federico Felipe Felipinho Felix
Ferdinando Fermin Fernando Fidel Filipo
Flavio Florentino Francisco Franco Fúlvio

G

Gilberto Gustavo Garcia Gaspar
Geraldo Geronimo Gervasio Gervaso
Gil Gilberto Godofredo Gregorio
Guido Guilherme

H

Hamilton Fúlvio Heriberto Hernan
Hernandez Hernando Hipolito Homero
Honorato Hugo Humberto

I

Iago Ignacio Ignazio Inocencio

J-K

Jaime Jair Jairo Jeraldo
Jeremias Jeronimo Jesus Joao
Joaquin Jonas Jônatas Jorge
Jose Kelmo Kleber

L

Laurencio Leandro Leon Leonardo Leonel
Leonides Leopoldo Lisandro Lorenzo Lucas
Luciano Luciano Lucio Luis Luiz

M

Manoel Marcio Marcos Marcos Fernando Matheus
Mauro Mayara Messias Miguel

N-O

Natanael Nataniel Nestor
Nicanor Nicolas Niklas
Norberto Octavio Oliverio
Oswaldo

P

Pascual Pasqual Patricio
Paulino Paulo Pedro
Pepe Placido

R

Reinaldo Rio Rogerio Ramon Ramone
Raoul Raul Rayman Raymon Renaldo
Renato Rey Reymundo Reynaldo Reynardo
Ricardo Richi Ricky Rico Riel
Rio Romano Ronaldo Rosario Ruben
Rudi Rudolfo Rudy Rufio

S

Santiago Santos Saul
Sebastiano Serafin Sevastian
Severo Silvanio Silvano
Silvio Siro Sol

T-U

Tácito Tancredo Teo Teodoro
Theo Thiago Thyrso Timoteo
Tito Tobias Tomas Tulio
Ulises Urbano

V - W

Valentin Válter Venjamin Vicente
Victor Victorio Victoro Valmilton
Valter Vitor

X-Z

Xalvador Xavier Ximenes
Yago Yoaquin Yulius
Yuri Zacarias

Selecting a Brazilian Name for Your Child

Your child's name will follow him or her throughout life. Names can have an effect on self-concept, behavior, and cultural identity, so selecting your child's name is very important. Choosing a Brazilian name for your child is the perfect way to honor your child's heritage, pay homage to Brazilian family values, or honor the country's unique culture. With a little consideration and research, you're sure to find the name that is a perfect fit for your child. Whether you select an exotic indigenous name or one that is popular in Brazil, yet still representative of Brazil, your child is sure to be proud the unique meaning and cultural significance of his or her name.

Brazilian Baby Names for Boys and Girls