If your future child will be a male we propose ten Brazilian names that are increasingly popular not only in Brazil but in other Latin American and European countries. Many of them have become fashionable because they are the names of famous athletes, especially soccer players, others simply conquer
If your future child will be a male we propose ten Brazilian names that are increasingly popular not only in Brazil but in other Latin American and European countries.
Many of them have become fashionable because they are the names of famous athletes, especially soccer players, others simply conquer for their meaning and sonority.
10 Brazilian names for children
1. Aarão: is the variant in Portuguese of the Hebrew name Aaron. It means 'progenitor of the martyrs' and it is used with great assiduity in Brazil.
2. Ayrton: the origin of this name is Portuguese and refers to 'the messengers of the Middle Ages'.
3. Christian: Although its origin is Greek, it is a name used in Brazil. Its meaning is linked to 'the followers of Christ'. The famous Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, among other personalities have popularized this name that is used a lot among newborns.
4. Bryon: is a name of Brazilian origin. It makes reference to the family origin of the one who is called thus linking him with 'the high nobility'.
5. Fabiano: is a name of Portuguese origin although very used in Brazil. The diminutive Fabian is also used. Its female variant is Fabiana. Several players of international fame are called Fabiano for example: Luís Fabiano Clemente, Fabiano Ribeiro de Freitas or Fabiano Soares Pessoa among others. This has helped the use of this name become popular throughout the world.
6. João: is one of the most frequent names in Brazil. It is the Portuguese variant of the name of Hebrew origin Juan. Its meaning is linked to the Bible and refers to the one who 'is faithful to God.' The Portuguese soccer player João Manuel Vieira Pinto, also popularized this name.
7. Levy: is the Portuguese variant of the Hebrew name Levi and means 'he who unites his own'. In some cases it is used as a name and in others as a surname. One of the most well-known faces with this name is the Cuban actor and model William Levy, or the former Brazilian economy minister Joaquim Levy.
8. Tiago: is an increasingly popular name thanks to the fame of footballers like Thiago Alcántara or Thiago Motta. Tiago is the Portuguese form of Diego, which in turn is a variant of Santiago. In some cases it is used with 'h' interspersed.
9. Kaynan:Kaynan is a name of biblical origin. This is its variant in Portuguese and means 'possession'.
10. Breno:Breno is the Portuguese form of the name of Brennus. It is of Celtic origin and means 'king or prince'.
Cristina González Hernando. Editor of Guiainfantil.com