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Babies bring a feeling of peace and joy to this world that's so unique. This spirit is needed more than ever today. No matter what is happening around the world, seeing a smiling baby's face has the power to uplift anyone's spirits and brighten even our gloomiest of days. 

Choosing a baby's name is probably one of the most stressful parts of parenting, mainly because the responsibility of choosing a moniker we love that our babies will also love when they are older is entirely in our hands. 

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Names also carry a lot of weight, and you want to be able to give your child something that will be meaningful, empowering, and positive. Throughout history, there have been so many names created that are derived from words that symbolize cheerfulness, happiness. and joy. 

Giving a child a name with such brightness and positivity from the start can impact them and influence their lives and that could push them toward a life of happiness that every parent wishes for their children. If you're looking for a symbolic bilingual baby name that represents joy and happiness, look no further. Here are some baby names to consider that work just as well in English as in Spanish.

Allegra works perfectly for a baby girl. 1

Allegra works perfectly for a baby girl.

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The name Allegra is inspired from the Italian word "allegro," which means "happy," "optimistic," and "cheerful." Allegro is also used as a direction in music to describe a a brisk and lively tempo.

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Isaac is so fitting for a happy little boy. 2

Isaac is so fitting for a happy little boy.

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Isaac is translated from the Hebrew Yiṣḥāq and it means "He laughs/will laugh." What better way to inspire your son to live a happy and cheerful life than with this name? 

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Farrah is a stunning name. 3

Farrah is a stunning name.

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The name Farrah was made popular by Charlie's Angels actress Farrah Fawcett in the 1970s. It has resurfaced again, and rightfully so, because the Arabic name is perfect for a baby girl since it means "happiness and joy."

Abigail is up there on the list of pretty and joyful names. 4

Abigail is up there on the list of pretty and joyful names.

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This is perfect for daddy's little girl! The biblical name Abigail comes from King David's third wife in the Old Testament, who was said to be beautiful and intelligent. The name also means "father's joy" or someone who "gives joy."

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Luana is gorgeous in any language. 5

Luana is gorgeous in any language.

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What a pretty name! Luana is a Hawaiian-inspired name and the Polynesian word means being content, happiness, and pleasure. 

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Elza is such a sweet name. 6

Elza is such a sweet name.

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The name comes from the Hebrew origin and it means "God is my joy." The masculine form of it is Elez, and it is also a beautiful name for a son.

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A little girl named Jovie. 7

A little girl named Jovie.

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The name looks just as pretty as it sounds. Jovie comes from the word "joyful," and we can't think of a prettier name that that for a baby girl. 

Winston is a powerful name for a boy. 8

Winston is a powerful name for a boy.

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The name might sound serious and distinguished as the child grows but it originates from the German word “wynn” which means “joy.” 

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Ilaria sounds so beautiful. 9

Ilaria sounds so beautiful.

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This name is so gorgeous both in English and Spanish and it would fit perfectly on a smiling little girl since it means "happiness."

Alaïa is a beautiful baby name that means "sublime." 10

Alaïa is a beautiful baby name that means

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It has Arabic roots too. Celeb mom Adamari Lopez named her daughter this lovely name

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Feliciano is a classic Spanish name. 11

Feliciano is a classic Spanish name.

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 The name which means "happy" also has Italian roots. No wonder it has been around for centuries

Ada means "happy." 12

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Ada, which is traditionally an old German name, it's also perfect for a happy baby-to-be

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The name Felix is so cool for a boy. 13

The name Felix is so cool for a boy.

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Whether you choose to call your little boy Feliciano or use the English Felix, both names mean "happy and fortunate." So if you want good luck and fortune to follow your son, this might be a solid choice.

Joie is a French baby girl name that means "rejoicing." 14

Joie is a French baby girl name that means

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This one is a winner and sounds beautiful in Spanish too.

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Raphael means "joy and prosperity" in Arabic. 15

Raphael means

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You can use the full name but the nicknames Rafe and Rafa are pretty cool too

Macario is a unique bilingual name. 16

Macario is a unique bilingual name.

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The name Macario means "happy and blessed." It's also pretty unique! The common nickname is Mac

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Nario is an alternative to the traditional name Mario. 17

Nario is an alternative to the traditional name Mario.

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The moniker is Italian and means "cheerful and happy."

Naomi is perfect for a baby girl. 18

Naomi is perfect for a baby girl.

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The pretty name has Hebrew roots and it means "cheerful." 

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Hana means "joyful." 19

Hana means

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Hana is an English name that is also a Japanese flower. 

Carol is a bilingual baby name that means "joyful song." 20

Carol is a bilingual baby name that means

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It has been a popular name since the 1930s and 1940s and it's beautiful.