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Spanish Names Starting with F

Whether you’re looking for a name for your child, a new pet, or even a character in a story you’re writing, there are tons of ideas out there. We’ve compiled helpful guides of names and their meanings...
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The name Fabrico is of Spanish origin. It is traditionally used as a masculine given name, and it is an alternate spelling of Fabricio. This name comes from the Roman name Fabricius, said to have been derived from the Latin word 'faber', meaning ‘smith’. The meaning of Fabrico is ‘smith’, ‘artisan’, or ‘craftsman’.

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The name Fantasia is of Spanish origin. It is traditionally used as a feminine name. Fantasia comes from the Latin term 'phantasia', meaning ‘fancy, fantasy, imagination’. Therefore, the meaning of Fantasia is ‘fantasy’, ‘imagination’, or ‘apparition’. In popular culture, 'Fantasia' is a Disney animated film released in the year 1940. One of the several notable public figures to have this name is Fantasia Monique Barrino, an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress, and author.

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The name Fargo, of Spanish origin, is a gender-neutral name inspired by the Spanish word 'varga', meaning 'steep slope'. Therefore, the meaning of Fargo is ‘slope’. It is also a place name referring to the city of Fargo located in North Dakota, United States. In popular culture, 'Fargo' is the name of an American television series and movie.

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The name Fausto is Spanish and is traditionally used as a masculine name. It comes from the Latin word 'faustus', meaning ‘auspicious’ or ‘lucky’. Therefore, the meaning of Fausto is ‘fortunate one’, ‘lucky one’, or ‘auspicious one’. In popular culture, 'Fausto' is the name of a Canadian film directed by Andrea Bussman and released in 2018. One notable public figure to have this name is Angelo Fausto Coppi, a former Italian cyclist.

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The name Fedele is of Spanish origin. The meaning of Fedele is 'faithful'. This name is a derivative of the Italian name Fidel, from the Late Latin name Fidelis, meaning 'faithful'. The name is pronounced as 'feh-DEH-leh'.

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Federico, a Spanish name, is typically used as a masculine given name and as a variant of the Germanic names Frederick or Friedrich. The meaning of Federico is ‘an amicable ruler’. In popular culture, the name Federico is associated with a fictional character in the video game 'Assassin’s Creed 2' named Federico Auditore.

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The name Felipe, of Spanish origin, is a masculine given name. It is the Spanish version of the Greek name Philip, which comes from the Ancient Greek adjective 'philippos', meaning ‘one who loves horses’. The meaning of Felipe is ‘fond of horses’, ‘friend of horses’, or ‘one who loves horses’.

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Fernanda is a feminine given name of Spanish origin. It is the feminine variant of the Spanish name Fernando, which is, in turn, an alternative to Ferdinand, a German given name. The meaning of Fernanda is ‘adventurous’, ‘courageous’, ‘bold journey’, ‘bold voyager’, or ‘brave traveler’. One of several notable public figures known to have this name is Arlette Pinheiro Esteves Torres ONM, often referred to as Fernanda Montenegro. She is a television, and film actress from Brazil, and is the only Brazilian to have received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

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The name Fernandez is of Spanish origin and the meaning of Fernandez is ‘son of Fernando’. The name is used in Spanish and Filipino. The name derives its meaning from the Spanish and Portuguese form of the name Fernandes, which comes from the old Spanish form of the German given name Ferdinando, which is derived from the elements ‘fardi’ in Old German, which means 'journey' and ‘nand’ which means 'brave' and 'daring'. Hence the name also means brave traveler. This name was used among the royals of Spain. This name is usually used as a surname.

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Fernando is a name of Spanish origin. It is traditionally used as a masculine given name and as the alternative to Ferdinand. The meaning of Fernando is ‘adventurous’, ‘bold voyager’, ‘courageous’, or ‘bold traveler’. One of the several notable public figures known to have this name is Fernando Alonso Díaz, better known simply as Fernando Alonso, a Spanish Formula One driver.

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The meaning of Fidelia is 'loyal' and the name is of Spanish origin. Fidelia is a feminine name and is usually picked by parents who are looking for a name for their baby girls. The name Fidelia is a popular choice in Spanish, English and Latin-speaking countries. Another meaning in Latin is 'faithful'. The name Fidelia has been loved in pop culture. Fidelia Lennox is the lead character in Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman’s short story 'How Fidelia Went To The Store' and Fidelia is the name of the fictional character in the opera 'Edgar' by Giacomo Puccini. In Greek mythology, Fidelia is the wife of Byzas and the daughter of Thracian king Varvizos.

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The meaning of Fidelina is ‘faithful’. It is a name typically given to girls and is of Spanish origin. Fidelina is derived from the Latin word ‘fidelis’ which means ‘faithful’ and ‘fĭdēs’ which means ‘trust’ or ‘faith.’

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Figueroa is a name for both boys and girls. The meaning of Figueroa is 'lives near the fig tree'. The places where fig trees grow are considered to be holy. This name is said to have originated from the Spanish language. This name is popular in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Canada, Australia, Ireland, France, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, and the Russian Federation other than Spain.

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Flavio, a name of Spanish origin, is traditionally used as a masculine given name. It is the Spanish alternative for Flavius, a Roman given name, which in turn comes from the Latinate word 'flavus', which means 'blond' or ‘golden-haired’. The meaning of Flavio is ‘yellow-haired’, ‘golden-haired’, or ‘blonde-haired’. One of the several notable public figures known to have this name is Flavio Pimenta Alves, a Brazilian writer, screenwriter, and film director.

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Flor is a Spanish name. The meaning of Flor is 'flower'. It is a gender-neutral name derived from the Latin word ‘flōs’ which means ‘flower’ or ‘blossom’. It is the singular of the word 'flores' which is a common Spanish surname. It is best known as the last name of Saint Rose of Lima whose full name is Isabel Flores de Oliva. A prominent person with this name is the Mexican singer Flor Silvestre. She was a popular musician nicknamed ‘La Sentimental’ and is known for her song entitled ‘Mi Destino Fue Quererte’.

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Florencia is a name of Spanish origin. It is traditionally used as a feminine given name and it is the Spanish alternative of Florence. The meaning of Florencia is ‘prosperous’, ‘blooming’, 'to blossom', or ‘to flourish’. Florencia Lozano is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Téa Delgado in the series ‘One Life To Live’.

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The meaning of Flores is ‘flowers’ in Spanish. It is a gender-neutral name. It is the plural of ‘flor’ which means ‘flower’ in both Spanish and Portuguese. Flores is a common last name. A notable bearer of the name is Spanish actress Alba Flores.

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Spanish

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The name Florida is of Spanish origin. It is a feminine name derived from the Spanish word 'florido', meaning ‘flowery’ or ‘floral’. The meaning of Florida is ‘flowery’, ‘floral’, or ‘full of flowers’. It is also a place name associated with a state in the United States of America. One notable figure with this name is Florida Friebus, an American writer and actress of stage, film, and television.

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A name primarily chosen for girls, the meaning of Floriza is 'flower-like'. Traditionally, it is a Spanish origin name. When chosen as a name, it symbolically represents someone who will spread a fragrance of happiness and positivity around. Derived from the Spanish word 'florido', it means 'full of flowers', and 'flowery' too. Florida is modern-day Floriza now. It was explorer Ponce de Leon who called Spain 'La Florida', making this name popular. It was the beauty of abundant and beautiful flowers in Spain which is also said to influence the choice of this name. Florida, a state in the Southeastern United States, is famous for its beaches, theme parks and natural sceneries. However, its usage as a first name is rarely seen.

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The name Fonda is of Spanish origin. It is a gender-neutral name derived from the Latin term 'fundus', used to refer to the bottom of something. Therefore, the meaning of Fonda is ‘bottom’ or ‘foundation’. One notable figure with this name is Henry Jaynes Fonda, an American film and stage actor and Academy Award-winner.

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