Kidadl
For Parents

Spanish Boys Names Starting with S

Browse By Letter

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The name Salvador is of Spanish origin. It is traditionally used as a masculine given name, and it is associated with the Christian religion. It is used in honor of Jesus Christ. Salvador is derived from the Latin term 'salvator' meaning ‘savior’. The meaning of Salvador is also ‘savior’. One of the several notable public figures known to have this name is Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens. He was a Chilean physician and politician and a former president of Chile. Another noteworthy figure is the Italian microbiologist Salvador Edward Luria.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The name Sancho is of Spanish origin and the meaning of Sancho is 'holy'. This name is used in Spanish and Portuguese. The name finds its meaning in the Late Latin name Sanctius, which is derived from the Latin word 'sanctus', meaning 'saintly', 'holy'. The name also is a variant of the Iberian name Sanctius, meaning the same. Historically, this name was used in the ninth century and was the name of several Spanish and Portugese kings. The name gained popularity thanks to a character in the novel 'Don Quixote' by Miguel de Cervantes, who was the squire to the main protagonist, Don Quixote.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The meaning of Santiago is 'of Saint James' and the name is of Spanish origin. Another meaning is 'gift of God'. Typically, it is a popular first name for boys. The name is said to have been discovered in Galicia, a Christian kingdom in medieval Spain. The name has popularly appeared in many works of fiction. There was a character called Santiago in 'The Old Man And The Sea'. The name also featured in Paulo Coehlo’s most famous work, 'The Alchemist'. More recently, Amy Santiago is a Spanish-American character played by Melissa Fumero in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'. Santiago has also been used as a pen name, most notably by Elena Fernandez Gomez, who went by the name 'Elena Santiago'. Santiago is the capital city of Chile.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The name Santo is derived from Spanish origin. The meaning of Santo is 'holy'. The name is pronounced as SAN-to. Santo is the diminutive of the religious name Santino, which comes from the Latin word 'sanctus' meaning 'saint'. There are many other variants to this name such as Santa, Santina, and Santuzza.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The name Santos is of Spanish origin and the meaning of Santos is 'saint, holy'. The name is used in Spanish and Portuguese. It is derived from the Latin word ‘Sanctius’, derived in turn from ‘sanctus’, which means ‘holy, saintly, blessed’.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The name Sereno is of Spanish origin and is traditionally a boy’s name. The meaning of Sereno is ‘calm’ or ‘serene’. In Latin, Sereno means ‘tranquil’. It is most commonly used as a given name, but can sometimes be seen as a surname too. Sereno Watson was an American botanist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Maria Lourdes Arnal Sereno is a Filipino lawyer who served as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for several years.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The meaning of Soto is 'forest groove'. The name is of Spanish origin, and is most often used to name baby boys. It is also popularly used as a surname across the world.

Origin:  

Spanish

Description:  

The meaning of Suelita is ‘little lily’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Spanish origin. The prefix ‘sue’ comes from the word ‘shoshan’ which meant ‘lily’. The suffix ‘íta’ means ‘small’ and it is added to names to denote small-something.

Subscribe for parenting tips, family money advice, baby names and more

By joining Kidadl you agree to Kidadl’s and and consent to receiving marketing communications from Kidadl.