Most Popular Mexican Baby Names For Girls And Boys

Top 10

Daniel

Originally from Hebrew, this name means “God is my judge.” It’s a powerful and traditional name that’s not only the most popular Mexican boy name but is also a popular name in many other places and cultures. In Mexico, it’s usually pronounced dah-nyehl.

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Olivia

In Spain and Chile as well as Mexico, Olivia is a popular Spanish girls’ name. It’s believed that this lively and playful name comes from the Latin word that means “olive.”

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Mateo

Coming in second is Mateo, pronounced mah-TEH-oh, the Spanish form of Matthew. As a Mexican boys’ name, it has stood the test of time and remains a popular staple in the country.

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Elena

Meaning “shining light” and pronounced eh-LEH-nah, this beautiful moniker means “torch” and is a form of the name Helen. It’s one of the most popular Mexican girls’ names, and you’ll find it in other Latin American and Hispanic countries, too.

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David

Another staple in Mexico, David is pronounced DAH-beed in many Latin American countries. It’s a traditional name with roots in the Hebrew language and means “beloved.”

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Gabriela

Derived from the masculine name Gabriel, this name has roots in Hebrew. It means “God is my strength.”

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Diego

Many believe this popular Mexican baby name is simply a shortened version of Santiago, which means “supplanter.” It’s pronounced DYEH-goh.

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Sara

This simple and sweet Hispanic girl name comes from Hebrew and means “lady” or “princess.” As a Mexican girl name, it’s had its ups and downs in terms of popularity but is currently trending in the United States. It’s pronounced SAH-rah.

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Luis

Pronounced LWEES, this Spanish boys’ name comes from the moniker Louis, which is rooted in French royal history and means “famous warrior.”

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Isabel

A medieval Occitan version of Elizabeth, this name imparts a sense of prestige and confidence. It means “my God is an oath” or “devoted to God” and is pronounced ee-sah-BEHL.

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