The most popular child names for 2017

Are you pregnant with a child who will be born in 2017 and look for a name for him? There are many ways to choose the most appropriate name for your baby. Some parents look for names that have a special meaning, others choose names that are rare, or simply because they are famous names. Whatever mov

Are you pregnant with a child who will be born in 2017 and look for a name for him?There are many ways to choose the most appropriate name for your baby. Some parents look for names that have a special meaning, others choose names that are rare, or simply because they are famous names.

Whatever moves you to choose, in we offer you 15 very popular names in Spanish so that you can choose among them the ideal name for a newborn male.

Most popular child names for 2017

We show you some suggestions for naming your little one, explaining also the meaning of each name and specific characteristics like the day they celebrate their name day. Get inspired by this list of most popular child names in 2017!

José: Name of Hebrew origin whose meaning is "abundance." A very popular name that has been transmitted between generations and that is very versatile to be combined with other names. His name day is celebrated on March 19.

Manuel: The meaning of this name is "God accompanies us" and his name day is January 1. Jesus of Nazareth was also known as Manuel, so this name is closely related to the Bible.

Carlos: As a curious fact, this name is very common among real houses. Carlos comes from karl, which means "male." A strong name for children, whose name day is celebrated on November 4.

Juan: Among the names preferred by the parents is Juan. Its meaning is "compassion of Yahve" and celebrates its saint on June 24. Whoever carries this name is credited with a generous personality and alert intelligence.

Javier: his patron saint is San Francisco Javier and his saint is on December 3. It is a nice name for the little ones that comes from the word etxe-berri, which means "new house".

David: is of Hebrew origin and has a tender meaning: "he who is loved." If you are looking for a simple but beautiful name, David is the ideal name. His name day is December 29.

Diego: It is a modern name that comes from the Greek didachós, which means "educated." A short name that is easy to remember and pronounce. His patron is San Diego de Alcalá and his santoral is on July 25.

Peter: is a very nice name of Aramaic origin, which has been in trend among children for years and that goes back to the time of Saint Peter, disciple of Jesus Christ. Its meaning comes from petros: piedra and su santoral is on June 29.

Santiago: means "God will reward" and is one of the most current and beautiful names for children. His santoral is on July 25 and his meaning is attributed to the qualities of vitality and security in himself.

Samuel: a very good option to name your child, if you are looking for an original name. Its meaning is "whom God hears" and has a Hebrew origin. Children with this name have a charismatic and witty personality.

Daniel: In both feminine and masculine, Daniel is an ideal name for being short and simple, and of course, one of the favorites among the parents. His name day is celebrated July 21 and its meaning is "justice of God.

Nicolás: a name of Greek origin that means "the victory of the people." Saint Nicholas is his saint and his onomastics is celebrated on December 6. Who is called like that, is related to an alert and insightful personality.

Fernando: a very popular name of Germanic origin that means "he who is willful and daring." Fernando is charismatic and tenacious, defends his ideals and fights for what he believes in.

Marcos: celebrates his saint on April 25. San Marcos Evangelista is his patron saint and is considered the author of Mark's Gospel. A beautiful name with a lot of tradition for children.

Matthew: a traditional name that means "where of God." And that is considered as a variant of Matthias. Mateo has a charismatic personality and therefore triumphs in his social relations. It is a very frequent name and one that is gaining more and more popularity.

Modern and very original names for children

If, on the other hand, you are looking for a different name for your child, we show you a list of children's names, which are the opposite of traditional ones. Using a trend name to name your child can give you an exotic but beautiful touch, which will make your child stand out from the crowd.

Alain: is a name of Gaelic origin that means "noble harmony." It is a current and strong name, and with very good positive energies. According to its meaning Alain is a born leader who likes to always have everything under control.

Gael: has a Celtic origin that means "man endowed with generosity." A very popular and perfect name if you want to name your child in a very original way. His personality is reflective, dreamy and visionary.

Bruno: a name that is increasingly popular among children. It has a Germanic origin and means "Battleship, the squire man". Thanks to the meaning of this name is associated a careful, reflective and sociable personality.

Eric: is a name of Scandinavian origin with a meaning that refers to eternity. This name is strong and ideal for parents who are looking for different names and out of the ordinary.

Dylan: is of Irish origin and its meaning is "son of the sea". It comes from the result of the union of two terms: dy, which means large, and llanw, which means tide. Sociability, imagination and creativity are traits that define people who carry this name.

Popular name for kids inspired by movies

The inspiration to choose a name for your baby can come up with the most unexpected things. Why not take some ideas of characters that have become famous thanks to the big screen? Inspiring films where the protagonists have left an imprint in the world of cinema. In Guí we give you some ideas of names for children inspired by characters from the cinema.

Noah: Inspired by the film Noah's diary, this name becomes increasingly popular year after year. It comes from the Hebrew "Noach" and means "rest, comfort."

Victor: from the movie Casablanca. A well-known but not very popular name, refers us to this great film classic played by Humphrey Bogart

Ren: This name refers to the character of Ren McCormack, in the Footloose film of 1984. In Egyptian mythology it was used to name to the newborn and as it grew it was changed by others, even so it was believed that the name lasted as long as it was remembered by others.

Luke: This name is famous thanks to the famous Star Wars saga. His variant in Spanish is Lucas which means "luminous." His name day is October 18, which is the day of Saint Luke.

Gus: This is the diminutive of Gustavo, and refers to the little mouse in the Cinderella movie. A name of German origin very popular among children. As a curious fact, Gustavo has been used to name several kings of Sweden.

Jack: from the movie Titanic, this character is unforgettable thanks to the performance of actor Leonardo Dicaprio. A simple and strong name, very popular especially in English speaking countries.

Edward: from the movie pretty woman. This name is the English version of Eduardo, whose origin is Germanic and means 'the guardian of wealth.' Thanks to the meaning of his name he is considered a charismatic and very sociable person.

Tristan: classic character played by Brad Pitt in Legends of Passion. One of the most emblematic heroes of American cinema. Its etymology is Germanic and makes reference to Thor "god of war" and Stein which means "stone".

Paris: belongs to the Trojan film and is the character played by Orlando Bloom in this famous film. It is a name of Greek origin and is very original if you are looking for a different name for your baby.

Aragorn: reminds us of the fictional character created by J. R. R. Tolkien, creator of the saga of the Lord of the Rings. A strong name that reminds us of this courageous character, and above all very original.

The most original famous baby names

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Famous people often give their children very different names, which stand out and that are not traditional names at all. We mention some names of the children of celebrities, their meaning and the reasons why they have been chosen for their children.

Saint. Kim Kardashian's second son was named in this way. The star commented that she chose this name because for her and for her husband Kanye West, her baby has been a blessing after having some complications to conceive it.

Bear Rocknroll Winslet. Son of Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll. The happy couple decided to choose the name bear (bear), and combined with the surname of his father "Rocknroll", forms a quite peculiar name.

Maceo. The little boy who carries this name is the son of Halle Berry and Olivier Martínez. The name Maceo, is an old version of Matthew used in Spain and means "gift of God."

Ace Knute. It's the baby of Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson. The first name was chosen only because the couple liked it, the second was in honor of Eric Johnson's grandfather.

Xander Dane. He is the son of January Jones. Xander is of Greek origin and means "protector of humanity", Dane means "God will judge" in Hebrew. A different and very striking name.

Sky. Elizabeth Berkley's baby was named "heaven", because as the actress of "Saved by the Bell" mentioned, for her it is a piece of heaven.

Noah PhoenixHe is the youngest of Alessandra Ambrosio and his partner Jamie Mazur. Noah is a Hebrew name and means "comfort or relieve", Phoenix was simply chosen to refer to the phoenix.

Trends to choose the child's name in 2017

The list of names for children for 2017 brings us great surprises. There are names that became fashionable in their day and now they come down, as is the case with Marcos or Hugo. Others, however, register more and more frequently among newborns. This is the case of Mateo, Izan, Ángel, Matías or Lucas.

And while we still find classic names in the list of the most popular, such as Alejandro, Carlos or Diego, there are others that are less known and that are gaining popularity among children. For example: Alexander, Leo or Martin.

FromGuiainfantil.comwe recommend that you think carefully about your child's name and look for its meaning in the lists we have created. Here are some:

- German names: discover the most popular names of germanic origin for your baby.

- Arabic names: exotic names and not very common, but that can be very original for the little ones.

- Catalan names: we help you choose names for your child with the most popular Catalan names.

- French names: if you are looking for a different name for your child, French nomena are a very good option.

- Galician names: the most beautiful Galician names for children.

- Greek names: refer to the names that refer to Greek mythology and the Greek gods.

- English names: choose a name for your baby with this list of nice English names.

- Italian names: shows you the best selection of Italian names for children.