Portuguese Boy & Girl Names

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Portuguese Names

Portuguese names are used in Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola and Cape Verde. Portuguese is a romance language, and Portuguese names follow suit, having an exotic and dramatic flair about them. Baby names are taken very seriously in Portugal, and you will not find spelling variations, nicknames or ultra-trendy names there. Our Portuguese baby names list contains popularity information, pronunciations and accurate origin and meanings data along with historical tidbits and unique pop culture references for each baby name. If you’re looking to honor your heritage, peruse our collection of common Portuguese names for boys and girls.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Heloísa Girl French Sun
Henrique Boy Germanic Home ruler
Herberto Boy German Bright army
Hilario Boy Portuguese Cheerful
Horacia Girl Latin Hour, time
Horacio Boy Latin Hour, time
Hortensia Girl Latin Garden
Huberto Boy Germanic Bright mind; int...
Isabel Girl Hebrew My God is a vow
Isabelina Girl Hebrew My God is a vow
Isaïr Boy Hebrew Man
Isaura Girl Greek From Isauria
Isolda Girl Welsh Beautiful
Ivone Girl French Yew
Izabel Girl Hebrew My God is a vow
Izadora Girl Greek Gift of Isis
Jacob Boy Hebrew Supplanter; held...
Jaime Boy Hebrew Supplanter
Januario Boy Latin Devoted to Janus
Joana Girl Hebrew God is gracious
João Boy Hebrew God is gracious
Jordão Boy Hebrew Descend; flow down
José Boy Hebrew He will enlarge
Josefa Girl Hebrew He will enlarge
Josue Boy Hebrew God rescues
Laura Girl Latin Laurel
Laurenco Both Latin Man from Laurentum
Leandro Boy Greek Lion man
Leilah Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Leonardo Boy Germanic Strong as the lion