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The most popular baby names in Colombia for boys and girls

The National Registry of Civil Status released the ranking of the names of children and children with which Colombian babies were registered in 2021, and which will surely continue to be a trend in 2022.

We can find some traditional names that have become frequent in recent years and others linked to biblical characters and celebrities, as well as compound names widely used in Colombia by parents for their children.

Most popular names for girls in Colombia (and their meaning)

  • Mary : of Hebrew origin “maryam”, its meaning is “the chosen one”, “the one loved by God”.
  • Ana : of Hebrew origin, means “Compassionate”, “Merciful”.
  • Sara : of Hebrew origin and its meaning is “Princess”, “lady”, “sovereign”
  • Danna : comes from Hebrew, and its meaning is “the one who judges or arbitrates”.
  • Emily : variant of Emilia, name of Greek origin, meaning “Kind”.
  • Mine : it is of Hebrew origin, diminutive of Maria.
  • Sweet : of Latin origin (Dulcis). It means: “the one who is pleasant and sweet”.
  • Emma : of Germanic origin, it means “Great”, “Strong”, “Immense”, “Powerful”.
  • Laura : of Hebrew origin and its meaning is “Princess”, “lady”, “sovereign”. with bay leaves).
  • Valery : variant of Valeria, name of Latin origin and its meaning is “healthy and courageous”.
  • Mariana : of Latin origin, it means “related to Mary”.
  • Daniela : of Hebrew origin, whose meaning is “She who God is her judge” or “Justice of God”.
  • Isabella – Italian form of Isabella, meaning “promise of God”, “one who loves God.”
  • Luciana : variant of Lucia, means “light”.
  • Valentina : of Latin origin, it means “courageous”, “vigorous”, “who has health”
  • Valeria : of Latin origin and its meaning is “healthy and courageous”
  • Bethlehem : name inspired by Christmas of Hebrew origin, it comes from the city of Bethlehem, the city where Jesus Christ was born.
  • Salome : of Hebrew origin, means “the perfectly finished one”, “the magnificent one”.
  • Antonella : Italian name meaning “woman of great value.”
  • Gabriela : name of Hebrew origin, feminine of Gabriel, meaning “God is strength”.
  • Victoria: of Latin origin, it means “victorious, victorious”.
  • Mariangel : Name made up of the names Maria and Angel.
  • Sofia : of Greek origin and its meaning is “wisdom” or “the one who possesses wisdom”.

Most popular compound names for girls in Colombia

  • Maria Jose
  • Sweet Maria
  • Maria Celeste
  • Maria Fernanda
  • Maria Camila
  • Maria Alejandra
  • Maria Paula
  • Luisa Fernanda
  • Laura Valentina
  • Laura Sofia
  • Sara Sofia
  • Paola Andrea
  • danna sophia
  • Ana Lucia

Most popular Colombian names for boys (and their meaning)

  • Emiliano: of Latin origin, means “working man”.
  • Maximilian: of Latin origin, its meaning is “he who is superior to all”.
  • Emmanuel: means “God is with us”.
  • Santiago : name of Hebrew origin, Spanish variant of Jacob and means ‘God will reward’.
  • Jerome : name of Greek origin meaning “sacred.”
  • Samuel – name of Hebrew origin that translates as “the one chosen by God.”
  • Thiago : of Hebrew origin, it is a variant of Santiago, which means “God will reward”.
  • Mathias : variant of Matías, name of Hebrew origin, meaning “faithful to God”.
  • Isaac: of Hebrew origin, means “Yahweh laughs”.
  • Jesus : name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahveh is the savior” or “the Messiah”.
  • Alejandro: means “protector or winner of men”.
  • Nicholas
  • José : name of variant Hebrew origin of Yossef, whose meaning is “God will add”.
  • David : name of Hebrew origin meaning “the one loved by God”. It is a very popular name in various parts of the world.
  • Sebastian : name of Greek origin meaning “venerable”.
  • Alexander – English form of Alexander, meaning “protector or victor over men.”
  • Martin: From the Latin Martis , meaning “Mars.”

Most popular compound names for boys in Colombia

  • Juan David
  • Jose Luis
  • Jesus David
  • Juan Carlos
  • John Joseph
  • Juan Sebastian
  • Juan Diego
  • Juan Pablo
  • Miguel Angel
  • Angel David
  • Diego Fernando
  • Andres Felipe
  • Jose Gregorio
  • Samuel David
  • Juan Esteban

As for the names of famous people and artists, names of famous singers such as : J Balvin, Maluma, Yatra, Juanes and Shakira were registered.

As for less registered names, we find very rare names such as : 6 , Oilda, Okari, Onely, Shi Yin, Shu Yan, Sol Amy, Eliú, Juny, Ryan, Ale José, Alí Said, Dan José, Michaell, Jolith , Yake, UsNavy or Westinhouse.

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