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Are you looking for a special name for your baby girl? This is a task that cannot be taken lightly, right? Choosing a name for your little one has got to be one of the biggest decisions you'll make in your daughter's life. This is a name that she will (hopefully) keep forever, and there are lots of studies that seem to indicate that a given name can actually affect one's personality and even future education and career paths. Whether these studies are true or not, there's no question that the task of naming your child can definitely be a challenging one.

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When I was expecting my baby girl, I was obsessed with names from foreign countries. I kept a short list of favorite names in places where I had grown up, like Mexico, Peru and Argentina. How about considering looking at the most popular names in a particular country? Well, to give you some inspiration, we have rounded up the most popular names in Mexico, one of my favorite countries in the world.

This great collection of Mexican baby girl names sound beautiful and roll of the tongue with ease. Maybe you have familial ties to Mexico and want to honor your heritage, or maybe you have traveled to this beautiful country before and loved the unique romanticism of Mexican names. From old-school names like Guadalupe to more modern ones like Ximena, we hope you find that perfect name for your baby girl!

Adela 1

Adela

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This name is especially popular in Mexico and means "from nobility." Many people also use the diminutive, "Adelita."

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Adriana 2

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This is a lovely name. It belongs to famous Mexican telenovela star Adriana Fonseca.

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Alejandra 3

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This super popular name belongs to legendary Mexican singer Alejandra Guzmán.

Alexa 4

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Sweet and short. Baby Name Wizard reports this beautiful name means "defender of man."

 

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Ana 5

Ana

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This lovely name means "full of grace," and is the basis of many Mexican compound names.

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Angélica 6

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Derived from the word "angelic," this is the perfect name for your little angel. It's also the name of mother and daughter duo Angélica María and Angélica Vale.

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Ana María 7

Ana María

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Compound names are so elegant, like this beautiful name combining two super popular names in Mexico and Latin America.

Aracely 8

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Gorgeous name that can also be spelled "Araceli." This name belongs to Mexican celeb Aracely Arámbula, mother of Luis Miguel's two sons. 

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Bárbara 9

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This is another lovely and popular name; it belongs to actress Bárbara Mori.

Candela 10

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This name is a shorter variation of the name "Candelaria" and means candle.

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Fernanda 11

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Feminine of the name Fernando, this name with royal history means "brave, daring."

Francisca 12

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Want your child to be independent? This name means "one who is free."

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Gabriela 13

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Feminine form of Gabriel, which in Hebrew means "God is my strength."

Guadalupe 14

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Our Lady of Guadalupe is the virgin patron saint of Mexico. It is quite versatile, as it can be used for boys or girls.

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Jacinta 15

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Would you love to name your baby girl after a beautiful flower? Consider this name, which means "hyacinth."

Josefa 16

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This is another popular and long-standing girl's name in Mexico. It is the feminine version of the name Joseph.

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Leticia 17

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What a better name for your baby girl than one that means "gladness, happiness."

Luna 18

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Such a feminine name, which means "moon" in Spanish.

 

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Lupe 19

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This is a perfect name for both girls and boys, and a very popular one in Mexico.

Malena 20

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What a romantic baby name, don't you think? It comes from the compound name María Elena.

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María 21

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María is the quintessential Mexican name. It is simple, yet rolls of the tongue beautifully, don't you think?

Mariangel 22

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A perfect combination of two different names, María and Ángel. Your baby will standout with a name like this.

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María de Carmen 23

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Another beautiful compound Mexican name, made the more lovelier because Carmen means "garden."

María de Jesús 24

María de Jesús

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Like many other feminine names in Mexico, María de Jesús is also derived from Christianity combining two of the most popular names in this country.

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María Elena 25

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You may have noticed by now that María is extremely popular and used for many beautiful and lyrical compound names in Mexico.

María Isabel 26

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The last compound name we share with you. Isabel is a variation of Elizabeth, meaning "devoted to God" in Hebrew.

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Milagros 27

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Meaning "miracle" in Spanish. What a lovely name for your baby girl, invoking the miracle of birth.

 

Mónica 28

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Don't let any Clinton scandal dissuade you from this name, it is both unique and beautiful!

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Paloma 29

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This name is too beautiful to ignore; in Spanish, it means "dove" the symbol for peace.

Paola 30

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This name has Latin origins, and it means "humble, small."

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Patricia 31

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Another lovely and feminine name; you can use Patty or Pati as a cute shortened version.

Regina 32

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Talk about a unique and regal name for your little queen! Regina derives from Latin and it literally means "queen."

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Sandra 33

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Yet another beautiful name, and the gorgeous Mexican actress Sandra Echeverría definitely does it justice.

Silvia 34

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I love the meaning of this name: "from the forest." Very evocative name with Latin origins.

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Sofía 35

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Also spelled Sophia, this is another regal name that means "wisdom, skill" and it's also the name of gorgeous Colombian actress Sofía Vergara.

Teresa 36

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Teresa is of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese origin. It means "to harvest."

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Verónica 37

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This is my favorite name. How could it not be? It's my own daughter's name! Baby Name Wizard reports this name peaked in the 1970's.

Valentina 38

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This is the feminine form of Valentine; it means "strong, vigorous, powerful." Baby Name Wizard lists it as the top five most popular name in Mexico.

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Vanessa 39

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The perfect name for your little one, and very popular in Mexico. It means "butterfly" in Greek.

Ximena 40

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This beautiful an exotic name belongs to Mexican actress, Ximena Navarrete.