One of the most important decisions of future parents is choosing the name of their child. If you still do not have a clear idea of what your little one will be called, we propose these ten proposals from the names that are going to be a trend in Peru in 2017.
In this Latin country, traditional and classical names are the protagonists of newborns, either as compound or simple names. Many of them are linked to a biblical origin and despite being widely used, they do not go out of style. These are the names that will be a trend in Peru.
1- Luis: It is one of the most used names among Peruvian children. It is a name that means ‘the enlightened one of the battle’ and its origin comes from the German language. As a compound name we can highlight Luis Enrique or Luis Alberto among the most used.
2- Jose: The second in the list of the most used names in Peru and that will continue to be a trend in the Latin American country in 2017 is this. The origin of this name is Hebrew and it means 'God will provide'. It is one of the biblical names par excellence, which despite tradition does not go out of style. Among the most used compound names with this name are: José Antonio, José Manuel or José Carlos among others.
3- Carlos: It is a name of German origin. It has a nice meaning that evokes the ‘free man’. Carlos is the Spanish adaptation of the name Carl or Karl of German origin. As a compound name, the importance of the name José Carlos or Roberto Carlos stands out.
4- John: ‘He who is faithful to God’ is the meaning of this name of Hebrew origin that has great importance in the Bible. Juan José or Juan Manuel are the names most used as compounds with this name.
5- Alberto: It is the variant in Spanish of the name of Germanic origin Adalberto. Its meaning refers to ‘one who shines for his nobility’. José Alberto or Carlos Alberto are the most commonly used compound names with this name.
6- Antonio: the origin of this name is highly controversial. Some voices point to a Greek origin while others maintain that its origin is Latin. It is a name widely used in both Spanish and Italian and Portuguese. Its meaning is linked to a ‘brave’ man. José Antonio or Marco Antonio are two of the most used compound names with this name.
7- Edgar: ‘He who defends his land with spears’ is the meaning of this beautiful name of Germanic origin, it comes from the English adaptation of its Spanish variant Edgardo. This name highlights the popularity of the world-famous American writer Edgar Allan Poe.
8- Jorge: It is a name of Greek origin. Widely used throughout the world and also in Peru where it will continue to be a trend in 2017. Its meaning is linked to the work of ‘gardener or farmer’.
9- Manuel: ‘God is with us’ is the meaning of this name whose origin is Hebrew, and is closely linked to the Bible. Víctor Manuel or José Manuel are two of the most commonly used compound names with this name.
10- Miguel: It is one of the most used names for years in Peru and will continue to be a fashionable name in 2017. ’Nobody is like God’ is the meaning of this name whose origin is Hebrew. Michelangelo is one of the most used compound names with this name of Hebrew origin.
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