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Latin American Names. By: Katie Frericks. Girls. Here’s a list of some of the most common names for girl in Latin america : Carmen Esperanza Isabella Nina Veronica. Carmen. Meaning: Song Roots: From Latin root Carmina People:

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Latin american names

Latin American Names.

By: Katie Frericks


Girls
Girls.

  • Here’s a list of some of the most common names for girl in Latin america:

  • Carmen

  • Esperanza

  • Isabella

  • Nina

  • Veronica


Carmen
Carmen.

  • Meaning:

    Song

  • Roots:

    From Latin root Carmina

  • People:

    There is an actress named Carmen Miranda, who starred in Latin movies and also sang traditional Latin songs.


Esperanza
Esperanza.

  • Meaning:

    Hope

  • Roots:

    Latin root Sperantia

  • People:

    There was a Maria Esperanza in the Spanish/Latin bible, she was 9 when she died. This photo is of the real Maria Esperanza.


Isabella
Isabella.

  • Meaning:

    God is my oath, or royalty

  • Roots:

    From Latin name Isabel

  • People:

    This name once ment god is my oath, but after Queen Isabella the meaning changed to royalty. Queen Isabella was named the catholic queen or queen of law.


Nina.

  • Meaning:

    Little Girl

  • Roots:

    Latin name, Anita

  • People:

    While her real name was Eunice Kathleen, she was better know by her stage name Nina Simone.


Veronica
Veronica.

  • Meaning:

    Bringing Victory

  • Roots:

    From Latin name Victoria

  • People:

    Veronica Varekova has been a model since 1996. Mainly doing Victoria Secret’s shoots and magazine’s.


Boys.

  • This is a list of common names given to boys in Latin America:

  • Antonia

  • Ernesto

  • Jose

  • Juan

  • Roberto


Antonio
Antonio.

  • Meaning:

    Invaluable

  • Roots:

    Latin an Italian roots, Antonius

  • People:

    One of the most famous Antonio’s would be Antonio Banderes. He is a spanish actor best know in “The Mask Of Zorro”.


Ernesto
Ernesto.

  • Meaning

    Battle to death, or serious bussiness

  • Roots:

    Italian and Latin form of Ernestus

  • People:

    Ernesto Guevara de la Serna studied medicine before teaming up with Fidel Castro to cause major problems in Cuba.


Jose.

  • Meaning:

    (God) shall add (another son)

  • Roots:

    From of Latin name Josephus

  • People:

    Jose Canseco is a famous baseball player. He is a former out fielder and D.H in the MLB.


Juan.

  • Meaning:

    God is gracious

  • Roots:

    From Latin Johan

  • People:

    Juan Riquelme is a famous soccer player in Latin America. In 2001 he was named South American soccer player of the year.


Roberto
Roberto.

  • Meaning:

    Bright fame

  • Roots:

    From Portuguese Robertus

  • People:

    Roberto Clemente Walker is a famous baseball player with exactly 3000 hits before his death. He died in a plane crash on his way to take supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua.


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