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Portuguese names. Portuguese male and female names

Abrahán - Spanish form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Afonso - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Alfonsus, meaning "noble and ready."
Agostinho - Portuguese form of Latin Augustinus, meaning "venerable."
Aleixo - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."
Aloisio - Portuguese form of Latin Aloisius, meaning "famous warrior."
Anxo - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Angelus, meaning "angel, messenger."
Bartolmeu - Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomeu - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Batista - Portuguese form of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Benedito - Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benjamim - Portuguese form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bento - Pet form of Portuguese Benjamim, meaning "blessed."
Bieito - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed."
Brais - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bras - Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Breixo - Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Verissimus, meaning "very true."
Breno - Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Caetano - Portuguese form of Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Carlito - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Carlos ("man"), meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Carlitos - Variant spelling of Portuguese/Spanish Carlito, meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Carlos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Chico -   Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French." 
Christiano - Brazilian Portuguese form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Dimas - Portuguese and Spanish form of Greek Dismas, meaning "sunset."
Dinis -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
Diogo - Portuguese form of Spanish Diego, meaning either "St. James," or "doctrine, teaching."
Dionisio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Dionysius, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Domingos - Portuguese form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
Duarte - Portuguese form of Latin Eduardus, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Edmundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Anglo-Saxon Eadmund, meaning "protector of prosperity."
Eleuterio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Eleutherius, meaning "the liberator."
Éloi - French form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Éloy -  French form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Emerico - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Emericus, meaning "work-power." 
Emilio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Æmilius, meaning "rival."
Ermenegildo - Variant spelling spelling of Portuguese/Spanish Hermenegildo, meaning "all-giving."
Estevo - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Stephanus, meaning "crown."
Eusebio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Eusebius, meaning "pious."
Eustaquio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Eustachius, meaning "fruitful."
Ezequiel - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen."
Faustino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Faustinus, meaning "lucky."
Fausto - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Faustus, meaning "lucky."
Feliciano - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Felicianus, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Filipe - Portuguese form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Francisco -  Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Frascuelo - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Frasquito - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Gáspár - Hungarian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gervasio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Gervasius, meaning "spear servant."
Glaucio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Glaucia, meaning "bluish-gray."
Graciano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Gratianus, meaning "pleasing, agreeable."
Gregorio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Gregorius, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Gualter - Portuguese form of Old High German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Guga -   Pet form of Portuguese Gustavo, meaning "meditation staff."
Guilherme - Portuguese form of Latin Wilhelmus, meaning "will-helmet."
Gustavo -  Brazilian-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Gustavus, meaning "meditation staff."
Heitor - Portuguese form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Heliodoro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Heliodorus, meaning "gift of the sun."
Henrique - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriques - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Herberto - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Herbertus, meaning "bright army."
Hermenegildo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Teutonic Hermingild, meaning "all-giving." 
Hilario - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Hilarius, meaning "joyful, happy."
Hipolito - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Hippolytus, meaning "horse-freer."
Horacio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Horatius, meaning "has good eyesight."
Jacinto - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Jacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jaime - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter." Compare with masculine Jaime.
Joaquim - Catalan and Portuguese form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Julio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Leandro - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
Leonardo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of German Leonhard, meaning "lion-strong."
Leopoldo - Italian form of Old High German Liutpold, meaning "people-bold." In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Lois -  Greek name of uncertain origin, possibly meaning "agreeable." In the bible, this is the name of the grandmother of Timothy. Compare with masculine Lois.
Luis - Portuguese and Spanish form of Middle Latin Ludovicus, meaning "famous warrior."
Luiz - Portuguese form of Middle Latin Ludovicus, meaning "famous warrior."
Macario -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Manoel - Portuguese form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mateus - Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mauricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Maximiano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximian, meaning "the greatest."
Maximiliano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maximino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximinus, meaning "the greatest."
Modesto - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Narciso - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Narcissus, possibly meaning "numbness; sleep."
Natanael - Portuguese and Spanish form of Greek Nathanael, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave."
Netuno - Portuguese form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet."
Nicodemo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Nicodemus, meaning "victory of the people."
Nicolau - Catalan and Portuguese form of Latin Nicolaus, meaning "victor of the people."
Nuno - Portuguese name derived from Latin nonus, meaning "ninth."
Olavo - Portuguese form of German Alfihar, meaning "elf army."
Osvaldo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Osvaldus, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pedro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pio - Italian and Portuguese form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Plinio - Italian form of Roman Plinius, of unknown meaning. In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Quim - Short form of Catalan/Portuguese Joaquim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Rafael - German, Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raimundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raul - Italian and Portuguese form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raymundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Reinaldo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Remigio - Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
Renato - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
Rodolfo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rodrigo - Spanish and Portuguese form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Ronaldo - Portuguese form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Roque - Portuguese and Spanish form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Rufino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
Rui - Portuguese pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Rodrigo, meaning "famous power."
Santos - Portuguese and Spanish name meaning "saints." This name is sometimes bestowed on a child to invoke the protection of the saints. It is also given to baby boys born on the Feast of All Saints.
Saturnino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Saturninus, possibly meaning "to sow."
Sergio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "sergeant."
Severino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Severinus, meaning "stern."
Silvio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Silvius, meaning "from the forest." 
Tacito - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Tacitus, meaning "mute, silent."
Tadeu - Portuguese form of Latin Thaddaeus, meaning "courageous, large-hearted."
Teobaldo - Basque, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Theobaldus, meaning "people-bold."
Thiago - Variant spelling of Portuguese Tiago, meaning "Saint Iago."
Tiago - Portuguese form of Spanish Santiago, meaning "Saint Iago."
Tiburcio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Tiburtius, meaning "of the Tiber (river)."
Timoteo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Timotheus, meaning "to honor God."
Ulisses - Portuguese form of Latin Ulixes, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."
Valentim - Portuguese form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Valeriano - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Valerianus, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong."
Valerio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Valerius, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Victorino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Victorinus, meaning "conqueror."
Virgilio - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Virgilius, possibly meaning "flourishing." 
Vitor - Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror."
Xabier - Galician-Portuguese form of Basque Xavier, meaning "a new house."
Zeferino - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Zephyrinus, meaning "west wind."

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