10 Beautiful And Classic Spanish Names For Your Baby Girl


One of the most popular Spanish names of all time is María, in honor of Mary the mother of Jesus Christ. Baby Center explains that María has been the top girl’s name in Spain for over 100 years. 


A name that literally translates to "miracles," Milagros is a favorite moniker in many Spanish-speaking countries. It is believed that the name was derived from Nuestra Señora de los Milagros, a title given to the Virgin Mary. 


Another name which reflects the reverence Catholics in Spain and Latin America give to to the Virgin Mary is Mercedes. 


This Spanish name has become more popular in the U.S. after actors Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling named their daughters Esmeralda Amada and Amada Lee. 


Marta is a Spanish variation of the Aramaic “Martha,” meaning “lady mistress.” Marta is also a popular name in Italy, Scandinavia, and Eastern Europe. 


It is common in Spain and Latin America to pair this name with a second first name such as Rosa María or Ana Rosa, or to extend the name like Rosalina, Rosaura, and Rosana. 


A moniker meaning “garden” or “song,” the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) has listed Carmen as one of the top 500 baby names every year since 1900. 


The name Isabel is a Spanish variant of the Hebrew name “Elizabeth” meaning “pledged to God.” Isabel is a popular name throughout Spanish-, Italian- and Portuguese-speaking countries. 


The Spanish name Ramona is the feminine form of the name Ramón meaning “protector.” Ramona is also a popular name in the U.S. ranking in the top 1000 names for over 100 years according to the SSA. 


A literal translation of the word “charity,” Caridad is a name derived from Nuestra Señora de la Caridad or “Our Lady of Charity.” 

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