Your Brazilian Name | Female Names in Portuguese

Your Brazilian Name Women's Edition

Ladies, are you searching for your alternative Brazilian name? Many anglican female names are unique to the anglo world, but there are a handful with a Portuguese alternative. Below we’ve compiled a list of translatable common girls names, so you can fit it on the Brazilian registers, Starbucks coffee cups, and when you’re introduced to a table full of Brazilian strangers.

Note: Portuguese names that begin with “R” are pronounced with a “H”. Therefore Rebecca becomes Hebecca. Learn more about Portuguese pronunciation here!

AdeleAdélie
AngelicaAngélica
Anna/ AnneAna
AnnabelleAnabel or Anabela
AmeliaAmélia
BethanyBetânia
CarolineCarolina
CatherineCatarina
CharlotteCarlota
ChloeCloé
ClaireClara
DanielleDanila
DeborahDébora
DianeDiana
ElyseElisa
EleanorEleonor or Eleanora
ElizabethIsabel / Elizabete
EllaEllie
EmilyEmília
EmmaEma
Eve Eva
GraceGraça
HarrietHenriqueta
HelenHelena
IsabelIsabela
JessicaJéssica
JenniferJennifer, Jenifer or Genoveva
JuliaJúlia
KarenKarina
KathrynCatarina
KatyCátia
Kirsty or Christine/Christina or KirstenChristina
FrancescaFrancisca
LeahLia/ Léia
LillianLilian ou Liliane
LisaEliza
Louis Luiza
LucyLuciana
LydiaLídia
LynneAline
MariaMaria
MarthaMarta
MaryMaria
MirianMiriam or Mirian
MatildaMatilde
NaomiNoemi
NathalieNatalia
NicolaThis is the Nicolas in Portuguese (a male name!)
NicoleNicole
OliviaOlívia
RachelRaquel
Rebecca Rebeca
RoseRosa
Ruth Rute
SarahSara
SophieSofia
StephanieEstefânia
SusanSusana
TabithaTabita
VictoriaVitõria
BeatrixBeatriz
SandraSandra
PaulaPaola

Female names in Portuguese that stay the same

Abigail, Ava, Amanda, Ellen, Ella, Carla, Alison, Marina, Michelle, Teresa, Heather, Veronica, Zoey, Laura, Natasha, Gabriela, Joanna, Jaqueline, Alice, Kelsey, Kerry, Amy, Isla, Daniela, Ashley, Chelsea, Cassandra, Gemma, Haley, Sharon, Hannah, Lauren, Megan, Melissa

Don’t see your Brazilian name? Comment below and let’s check it out!

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