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The meaning of Adan is ‘of the earth’ or ‘the ground’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is the Spanish version of Adam, the name of the first man on earth who was created by God out of earth and clay. The name is also considered a variant of Aidan which means ‘little fire'. Adan is a name of a city in Yemen.

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The meaning of Adelio is 'noble'. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. The name is derived from the Old German word 'adal' which means 'noble'. Adele and Adelaide are famous variants of this Spanish name.

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The meaning of Adriano is ‘from Hadria, Italy’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is the Spanish version of the name Hadria. Another meaning of the name is ‘water’ which comes from the word ‘adur'. A popular variant of this name is Adrian. Adriano is the name of a Brazilian professional soccer player.

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The meaning of Agapito is 'beloved' or 'charity'. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. Agapito is the Spanish version of the Greek names Agapetos and Agapetus. The name is derived from the Greek word 'agape', meaning 'beloved' or 'affection'. The word 'agape' is also used in Christianity to denote 'the highest form of love' while also meaning 'God's love for man and man's love for God'. A notable bearer of this name is Agapito Butz Aquino, a Filipino politician who was the former Senator of the Philippines.

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The meaning of Alberto is ‘noble’ or ‘bright’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is a variant of the Latin name Albertus which comes from the German names Adalbert and Adelbert, comprised of the German words ‘adal’, meaning ‘noble’ and ‘beraht’, meaning ‘bright’. Alberto is the Spanish version of this name. A notable bearer of this name is Alberto Angel Fernandez who was elected as the 53rd president of Argentina in 2019.

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The meaning of Alejandro is 'defender of man'. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is the Spanish version of the Greek name Alexandros,which is composed of the Greek words 'alexein', translating to 'defender', and 'anr', translating to 'man'. The name was popularized in the 21st century when the famous pop singer, Lady Gaga, released a track titled 'Alejandro'. The track has over 400 million views on Youtube. The most notable bearer of this name is Alejandro Sanz. He is a multi-award-winning Spanish singer known for his songs titled 'El Alma Al Aire' and 'La Tortura' that won him several Latin Grammy awards. The feminine version of this name is Alejandra.

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The meaning of Alejo is ‘man’s defender’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. The name is a short form of Alejandro which comes from Alexandros that is composed of the Greek words ‘alexein’, meaning ‘defender’ and ‘aner', meaning ‘man’. A notable bearer of this name is Alejo Carpentier, a Cuban novelist who was famous in Latin America for his novels and contributions to musicology.

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The meaning of Alonzo is ‘ready for battle’ or ‘noble’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. An alternative spelling is Alonso. It is a variant of the name Alphonse which comes from Alfuns and is made up of the words ‘adal’, meaning ‘noble’ and ‘funs’, meaning ‘battle-ready’. Alonzo was used by Shakespeare in ‘The Tempest’. In the play, Alonzo was the king of Naples. Alonso is also the real name of Don Quixote, the titular character of the famous Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes.

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The meaning of Alvaro is ‘elf warrior’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It comes from the Old Norse name Aleifr which is made up of the words ‘alf’, translating to ‘elf’ and ‘arr’, translating to ‘warrior’ or ‘army’. The name was borne by many people of nobility such as Alvaro I of Kongo, who was the king of Kongo in the 14th century. It was also borne by prime ministers and presidents including Alvaro Uribe, the 31st president of Colombia, and Alvaro Arzu, the 32nd president of Guatemala. A famous Alvaro in entertainment is Alvaro Morte, a Spanish actor who gained international fame after the release of ‘Money Heist’ where he played El Professor.

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A masculine name of Spanish origin, the meaning of Amparo is 'shelter'. In a wider sense, this name talks about 'protection'. When bestowed as a name, it means 'refuge' as well. Closely related to Virgin Mary and the city of Valencia in Spain, Amparo as a name, also means 'our lady of protection'. Its other meanings include 'aid', and 'aegis'. Along with being the first name, Amparo has also been used as a surname. In legal terms, Amparo often referred to as 'constitutional protection lawsuit', is an extraordinary appeal, filed by Mexicans and foreigners in the federal court.

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The meaning of Andres is ‘manly’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. Andres is the Spanish version of Andrew which is derived from the name Andreas. The meaning comes from the word ‘andros', translating to ‘manly' or ‘virile'. The prefix ‘aner' is from the Greek word ‘andros', meaning ‘man'. It can also be translated to 'warrior'. A notable bearer of the name Andres is Andres Calamaro who is a Latin Grammy Award-winning singer from Argentina.

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A masculine name of Spanish origin, the meaning of Angelito is 'little angel'. When bestowed as a name, it means 'messenger of the God'. In a casual sense, this name is used to describe young children. Its other meanings include 'cherubin', and 'everything good'. In Ireland, Angelito is a well-known and favorite soft serve ice cream brand. 'Angelito', a famous song by Don Omar is most popularly played across many countries. According to verified statistics, more than 1800 children bear this name in the United States.

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The meaning of Antonio is 'highly praiseworthy'. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It derived from the name Antonius. It was a popular Roman name and belonged to the family of Antonius. A variant of this name is Anthony. A notable bearer of the name today is Marco Antonio Muniz. He is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer known for his songs 'Vivir Mi Vida' and 'Rain Over Me' which have received over 1 billion views on YouTube. He performs under the stage name Marc Anthony. Another famous Antonio is Antonio Banderas, an American actor who has starred in 'Spy Kids', 'The Mask Of Zorro' and 'Desperado'.

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The meaning of Armando is ‘army man’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is a variant of the name Herman which is composed of the Germanic words ‘harja’, translating to ‘army’ and ‘mann’, translating to ‘man'. The most notable bearer of the name Armando is Pitbull. His birth name is Armando Christian Perez and he is an American rapper originally from Cuba. He is best recognized for his hit songs ‘I Know You Want Me’ and ‘Give Me Everything’. Armando is also the name of a character from ‘Planet Of The Apes’ which is an American science fiction franchise of books and movies.

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A name of Spanish origin, the meaning of Arnaldo is ‘eagle power’. The Teutonic meaning of the name Arnaldo is as ‘strong as an eagle’. According to its English origin, the meaning of Arnaldo is ‘ruler’. Arnaldo is a boy's name. Well-known personalities with the name include Arnaldo Otegi who is a Spanish Basque politician, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, a Cuban astronaut, Arnaldo Dante Momiglian, an Italian historian, Arnaldo Pomodoro, an Italian sculptor, Arnaldo Calveyra, an Argentine poet, and Arnaldo Augusto Nora Antunes, a Brazilian musician.

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Arnau is of Spanish origin and is a name typically given to boys. It is a variant of the Spanish name Arnoldo. It derives from the Germanic name Arnwald and is composed of the elements ‘arn’, meaning ‘eagle’ and ‘wald’, meaning ‘power’ or ‘strength’. The meaning of Arnau is 'eagle power'. Arnau de Gurb was the name of a medieval bishop of Barcelona.

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The meaning of Arnoldo is ‘eagle power’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. It is a variant of the name Arnold. The name comes from the Germanic name Arnwald which is made up of the words ‘arn’, translating to ‘eagle’ and ‘wald’, translating to ‘power’ or ‘strength’. The name is also a popular last name. A former soccer player from Mexico is called Carlos Arnoldo Salcido. He played for Mexico’s national team in the FIFA World Cup series in 2006, 2010, and 2014.

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The meaning of Arsenio is ‘virile’ or ‘strong’ and the name is of Spanish origin. It is a name typically given to boys. Arsenio is derived from the ancient Greek name Arsenios which is composed of the word ‘arsen’, meaning ‘masculine’ or ‘virile’. The name is popularly known because of Saint Arsenius who was an ancient Roman tutor. He was given the name ‘Arsenius the Great’ in admiration of his influential teachings. Arsenio is the Spanish version of this Greek name. A notable namesake of Arsenio is Arsenio Erico, a Paraguayan soccer player who is the highest goal scorer of his football division.

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The meaning of Aurelio is ‘the golden one’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. Aurelio comes from the Latin name Aurelius and is composed of the elements ‘auso’ or ‘auzom’, meaning ‘gold’ or 'golden-colored'. A notable bearer of the name is Aurelio Buarque de Holanda Ferreira, a Brazilian lexicographer and translator. He is known for compiling the major Portuguese dictionary called ‘Novo Dicionario Da Lingua Portuguesa’.

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