From the land of moai, Chile is one of the most popular nations in South America. Giving your child the names of the natives can be quite trendy! MomJunction has compiled a list of a few of those jazzy Chilean names to help you choose a cool name for your kid.
Chilean Boy Names:
Coming from the Hebrew name Binyamin, which signifies son of the south or son of the right hand, this is one of the most common Chilean names.
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The Spanish version of the name Vincent, it comes from the word ‘vincere’ of Latin, meaning conquer.
Martin from the Roman name Martinus, is the name of Roman God Mars.
This name is the Portuguese version of the name Matthias, which comes from the Greek name Matthaios – Gift of God.
This name is the Spanish form of the name Joachim, which in Hebrew means formed by God.
The Roman name Augustus gives you this Spanish name which connotes to great in Latin.
The Spanish version of the name Maximilianus, comes from the name Maximus meaning greatest.
The Spanish form of the name Christopher, which is derived from the name Christophoros, Cristobal means bearing God.
This name originates from the Latin name Sebastianus, which signifies a person from Sebaste, a town in Asia Minor.
A different version of the name Thomas, Ta’oma’ means twin.
This name is the shorter version of the name Santiago which comes from two Spanish words ‘santo’, meaning saint, and ‘yago’ meaning James.
The Spanish version of the name Joseph, it comes from the Greek name Ioseph that means God will increase.
This name is the French version of the name Nicholas, which comes from the Greek Nikolaos signifying victory of the people.
Also popular in Brazil and Portugal, this is a different version of the name Philip. Meaning friend of horses, this is taken from Greek Philippos.
This name is the Latin form of the name Loukas or Luke, denotes someone from Luciana.
This name is the Spanish version of the name John. It comes from the Greek name Ioannes, meaning God is Gracious.
This Chilean boy name originates from the German name Alfonso, meaning noble and ready.
A shorter form of the name Sebastian, it signifies someone belonging from Sebaste.
This name has its source in the Hebrew name Gavri’el denoting God is my strong man.
This name, extracted from the Latin name Ignatius, means fire.
This name is the Spanish version of the name Franciscus, which means Frenhman.
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This is the Spanish or Italian version of the name Renatus, meaning born again.
This name comes from another name Matthew, which means gift of God.
This name is the Spanish version of the name Maximus.
This name is the Spanish variant of the name Xavier which means new house.
This is the Spanish variant of the name Louis that comes from the name Ludwig.
This name originated from the Hebrew name Daniyyel denoting ‘God is my judge’.
Chilean Girl Names:
This name is the female form of the name Alexander which comes from the Greek name Alexandros. It means protecting men.
Originated from the Greek word ‘barbaros’, this name stands for unfamiliar.
Carla is the female variant of the name Carlos, which means man or warrior in German.
This is the female variant of the name Martinus which comes from the name Martis and is another name for the Roman God Mars.
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This is the Spanish variant of the name Florence which comes from the Latin feminine name Florentia and means wealthy.
This is another version of the name Sophia that denotes knowledge in Greek.
A feminine variant for the name Valentinus, it comes from the name Valens signifying tough.
This name comes from the name Aemilius which means enemy in Latin.
This is the Spanish variant of the Katherine. The name, in turn, comes from the word ‘hekateros’ denoting each of the two.
This name is the Spanish form of the name Ferdinand which comes from a German name meaning courageous journey.
This name comes from the Greek name Mariam which has an Egyptian origin meaning beloved.
The female variant of the name Victorius, Victoria means victory in Latin.
The Latin version of the name Isabel, it comes from the name Elizabeth and denotes my God is an oath.
This name is the female variant of the name Pius, which is the Latin for pious.
This is the Spanish variant of the name Camilla which is the feminine variant of the name Camilius. It denotes someone who is associated with religious work.
This name is the Spanish variant of the name Juliet which comes from the name Juliette. Juliette is the Greek for downy-bearded.
This Chilean girl name originated from the German name Mahthildis implicating strength in battle.
This name originated from the Latin name Paschalis, meaning ‘related to Easter’.
This name comes from the name Paulus which denotes humble in Latin.
This name is the Latin form of the name Magdalene which means someone from Magdala.
This name is the female form of the name Gabriel.
This name means trinity is Spanish.
Laura comes from the Latin name laurel.
This name signifies dew in Spanish.
This name comes from the name Carolus which means a man or warrior in German.
Monserrat comes from the name Montserrat, which in Latin stands for jagged mountain.
This name is the Chilean form of the name Tiare which has its origin in Tahitian, meaning flower.
This name denotes peace in Spanish.
We hope that you found a few cool names for your kids from our list! Tell us here, if you have more names.
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