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221 Adorably Popular Puerto Rican Baby Names and Their Meanings

221 Popular Puerto Rican Baby Names and their Meanings
Looking for a Puerto Rican name for your baby? Well, Buzzle presents 221 names for you to choose from.
AptParenting Staff
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2018
Did You Know?
In 2009, the name 'Amanda' was among the top 10 female names used in Puerto Rico. It means "worthy of love".
The island of Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States, which is located to the east of the Dominican Republic between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Puerto Ricans are Hispanic by origin. The term 'Hispanic' is believed to have originated from the region called 'Hispania', which was once under the Spanish rule. The primary language spoken in Puerto Rico is Spanish. Puerto Rican names are predominantly Spanish, while a few have Latin, Greek, Irish, or Hebrew origin.

If you are searching for a name for your baby, go through the list of names compiled by this article. Who knows, you may end up with a perfect name for your little one!
Names for Boys
Name Meaning
A
Adolfo noble wolf
Agustin majestic dignity
Alano handsome
Alarico elf power
Alejándro defender of mankind
Armando army man
Amara eternally beautiful
Name Meaning
B
Badilón courageous
Benigno kind, friendly
Bernardo brave as a bear
Bibiano small man
Bonifacio one who does good deeds
Name Meaning
C
Carlos manly
Casimiro peaceful
Chico boy, lad
Christian follower of Christ
Cleto chosen to fight
Name Meaning
D
Dario rich
Delmar of the sea
Dennys courage
Desiderio desired
Donatello gift from God
Name Meaning
E
Emilio rival
Espartaco gardener
Eufrasio uses words well
Eulogio one who speaks well
Name Meaning
F
Felix lucky
Fernando adventurer
Fidele faithful
Frasco free
Florentino blooming
Floriano flowering
Name Meaning
G
Galeno small intelligent one
Garcia brave in battle
Gerardo brave spearman
Goliard the rebel
Gonzalo wolf
Gregorio watchful
Guillermo determined guardian
Name Meaning
H
Hector tenacious
Hernández daring, adventurous
Hilario happy
Hugo intelligent
Name Meaning
I
Ignado fire
Incencio white
Isaiah God is my salvation
Ivan archer
Name Meaning
J
Jared he who descended
Javier bright
Jerardo rules by the spear
John God is gracious
Jordan descending
Name Meaning
K
Katia Pure
Kemen strong
Kevin kind and gentle
Kyle narrow piece of land
Name Meaning
L
Lazaro help of God
Leandro brave as a lion
Leonidas lion
Leopoldo a bold man
Lucío bringer of light
Name Meaning
M
Macerio blessed
Marcus martial, warlike
Mateo God's gift
Maximo greatest
Montez of the mountains
Name Meaning
N
Nemesio just
Neron strong
Nicholas victory of the people
Nolan famous nobleman
Name Meaning
O
Oslo fields of the Gods
Ostiano confessor
Osvaldo divine power
Ovidio shepherd
Name Meaning
P
Pablo little one
Pedro small rock
Peter stone
Pigmalio sculptor
Pitin fortunate, happy
Name Meaning
Q
Quito fifth in order
Name Meaning
R
Ramon wise protector
Renaldo king's advisor
Roberto shining fame
Rolán famous in the land
Name Meaning
S
Salvador savior
Samuel asked of God
Servando to serve
Silverio God of trees
Name Meaning
T
Tacito quiet
Teyo God
Toli plowman
Tristan a bold knight
Name Meaning
V
Valien brave man
Venturo good fortune
Vicente conqueror
Vidan life
Name Meaning
X
Xalbador savior
Xalvador savior
Ximén obedient
Name Meaning
Y
Yago supplanter
Name Meaning
Z
Zacarias remembered by God
Zachary remembered by God
Names for Girls
Name Meaning
A
Acindina safe
Adelaida noble
Adoncia sweet
Alazne miracle
Annalisse devoted to God
Asianah rising sun
Name Meaning
B
Belarmina beautiful armor
Benita blessed
Bernicia one who brings victory
Brandy burnt wine
Buena good
Name Meaning
C
Cailida adoring
Carleigh little and strong
Cassandra unheeded prophetess
Celestina heavenly
Charo beautiful flower
Clarita clear and bright
Coraly maiden
Name Meaning
D
Damasia of the Adriatic Sea
Dayanara husband slayer
Delfia dolphin
Dorbeta reference to the Virgin Mary
Dukine sweet
Name Meaning
E
Edelira noble heritage
Elisa consecrated to God
Emily industrious
Eva eve in Spanish
Evita life
Ezmeralda bright green gemstone
Name Meaning
F
Fausta lucky
Federico peaceful ruler
Filiberto brilliant
Floramaria flower of Mary
Name Meaning
G
Genevalisse juniper tree
Georgia farmer
Graciela graceful
Name Meaning
H
Hailey hay meadow
Henar hay field
Hermosa beautiful
Hortencia garden
Name Meaning
I
Idoya pond
Ignacia fire
Isabel consecrated to God
Itxaro hope
Name Meaning
J
Jacinta flower
Jadzia precious gemstone
Jakinda beautiful, attractive
Jesusa Named for Jesus
Julia youthful
Name Meaning
K
Kalid warm, pure
Karmen garden, orchard
Kemena strong
Kesari youthful
Name Meaning
L
Laura crowned with laurels
Leah weary
Leala loyal
Lluvia rain
Luz light
Name Meaning
M
Mackenzie child of the wise leader
Maitea love
Manda battle maid
Maria bitter
Mariposa butterfly
Marissa sea
Melosa sweet
Name Meaning
N
Nalda strong
Narcisa daffodil
Natalie born on Christmas day
Neva snowy
Novia sweetheart
Name Meaning
O
Odanda famous land
Olinda protector
Olivia olive
Ora gold
Osana health
Osita divinely strong
Name Meaning
P
Palmira palm tree
Paloma dove
Paulita little
Pepita God shall add
Prudenciana cautious
Name Meaning
Q
Quinta born-fifth
Querida beloved
Quesare long-haired
Name Meaning
R
Rachel female sheep
Raina queen
Ramona wise defender
Risa laughter
Roldana famous
Rosalinda fair rose
Roslyn beautiful, pretty rose
Name Meaning
S
Samantha listener
Sara princess
Simona God is heard
Sofia wise
Suelita little lily
Name Meaning
T
Tabora plays a small drum
Theodora God given
Tierra earth
Tina majestic
Name Meaning
U
Ursulina little bear
Usoa dove
Name Meaning
V
Valentina brave
Vanessa butterfly
Veta intelligent
Vinita beloved
Vittoria victor
Name Meaning
X
Xalvadora savior
Xantina little saint
Xaviera bright, splendid
Name Meaning
Y
Yaelis strength of God
Ynes pure
Yoana God's gift
Yuliana youthful
Name Meaning
Z
Zantina little saint
Zita little girl
Zoe life
Zurina white
Now, that you have the aforementioned list of names along with their meanings, I hope you will not have any problem in making the right choice.