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With your little bundle on the way, you get the honor of handpicking a name just for them. From all the names in the world, you can choose one that feels right, carries meaning, and may even have cultural or familial significance. And with Mexican baby girl names, there are plenty of beautiful choices that are bursting with meaning. Whether you’re connected to Mexican culture through tradition, beliefs, or a love for the Spanish language, there’s a stunning collection of names to choose from.
From Margarita and Sofia to Luciana and Neva, there are dozens of pretty Mexican baby girl names to try on with your last name. Whether you’re looking for unique Mexican girl names or traditional options, we’ve got plenty of inspiration.
From our list of 105 Mexican girl names (paired with their meanings!), jot down a few that stand out. You can revisit your top choices in the coming weeks or discuss them with your partner. After all, choosing the perfect name should be fun and stress free.
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A handful of Mexican girl names continue to top the charts year after year. And we understand why. These popular Mexican baby girl names are full of beauty and meaning — and might just be the right one for your little peanut.
Sofia: Wise or wisdom.
Maria: Star of the sea, or in reference to the Virgin Mary. Other variations include María del Carmen, María Elena, and María Guadalupe.
Malena: Woman from Magdala.
Antonia: Priceless, praiseworthy.
Guadalupe: References Our Lady of Guadalupe, nickname Lupe.
Ariana: Very holy.
Camila: Young ceremonial attendant.
Miranda: To be wondered at.
Valentina: Healthy, strong, also references St. Valentine.
Elena: Shining light.
Elisa: Devoted to God.
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Pia: Righteous or pious.
Araceli: Altar of heaven or altar of the sky.
Xiomara: Valiant, ready for battle.
Xaviera: Bright, splendid, references St. Xaxier.
Bonita: Beautiful, pretty little one.
Fernanda: Adventurous, brave.
Zaneta: Small apple.
Noemi: Pleasant, variation is Noehmi.
Teodora: Gift of God.
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Verónica: True image.
Margarita: Child of light, common nickname is Rita.
Daniela: God is my judge.
Frida: Peace, also a nod to Frida Kahlo.
Leticia: Full of joy.
Tianna: Princess, common nickname is Tia.
Alejandra: Defender of mankind.
Lia: Bearer of good news.
Adalia: Kind, noble, other variations are Adelina, Adella, and Adelita.
Valeria: Health, strength.
Olivia: Olive tree.
Because Spanish is a charming language, there’s plenty of sweet Mexican girl games that roll off the tongue. Many of these beautiful Mexican names make for great middle names, too.
Isabella: Devoted to God, variation of Elizabeth.
Gabriela: God is my strength.
Adelina: Kind, noble.
Clarisa: Bright, clear, shining.
Marina: Sea maiden.
Mira: Extraordinary, to be admired.
Mora: Little blueberry.
Lola: Strong, also reference to Our Lady of Sorrows, the Virgin Mary.
Bianca: Fair, white.
Jacinta: Beautiful girl, hyacinth.
Adana: Created by God, earth.
Want a Mexican girl name that isn’t on the top 10 list? Here are unique Mexican girl names that are just as beautiful as the most popular ones.
Gracia: Grace, an alternative is Graciana.
Jade: Green gemstone.
Ramona: Wise one, protector.
Neva: Snow, the variations include Nevita and Nivea.
Kemena: Strong one.
Florencia: Blooming, flowering.
Latina names are names connected with Hispanic and Latino culture — and many of the names have Spanish roots. Latina names are common in countries like Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, and across Central and South America. Many parents in the United States choose Latina names for their children due to their heritage, religion, family tradition, and because many Latina names are elegant.
Mexican baby girl names are female names found in the Latina culture and Spanish language. Common Mexican girl names include Maria, Camila, Guadalupe, and Elena, though there are hundreds of beautiful Mexican girl names.
Aztec girl names include Toci, Rosario, Akna, and Metzli, and stem from the Aztecian culture and tribes, the indigenous people of Mexico. These names are also referred to as Nahuatl names because they come from the Nahuatl people. Most Aztec names are derived from words representing nature, mother earth, and religion. Aztec names often refer to flowers, rainbows, weather, animals, and gods and goddesses.
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