Trend: Latin inspried baby names

January 27, 2011, 11:57 ampracticalparenting

Spanish couple Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have just had a baby boy! Will they give him a Latin inspired names a kick-start a trend?

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Penelope Cruz has just had a baby boy but she is yet to announce the baby’s name. We predict that it will be something very Spanish and kick-start a Latin baby name trend…

But has this Latin inspired baby name trend already started with Jackie O calling her new baby girl 'Catalina' Mae? And Salma Hayek and Adriana Lima have opted for the beautiful name 'Valentina' for their daughters...

Here are our favourite Latin baby names for boys and girls.

PP's Top 10 Spanish Boys Names

BoysNameMeaning
AlejandroDefender of man
AndreasManly, brave
EmilioRival
JavierThe new huse
JosueGod is salvation
LeonardoBrave Lion
LorenzoLaurel
LucioBright, white
MarceloHammer, male
RafaelGod has healed

PP's Top 10 Spanish Boys Names

Girls NameMeaning
Catalinaof pure descent
EmanuelaGod is with us
EstrellaStar
IsabelGod's promise.
LilianaVariant of the name Lily
LuciaStar
SabrinaPrincess
Selenamoon god
sofíawisdom
ValentinaHealthy,strong





Gallery: Celebrity Baby Names of 2010

Celebrity Baby Names in 2010




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