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Monday, February 5, 2007 (read 368304 times)
Super-Long Spanish Names!by Celine
When I first got to Spain, right away I noticed that Spanish people had very long names. From the beginning, I learned that when a child is born, he/she receives the first surname from the father and the second surname is the first surname of the mother. This seems very simple, and for this reason, I accepted this difference without any more questions.
e.g. Juan Martínez Escudero + Marta Villanueva Cortés => Juan Martínez Villanueva
After doing a little research, I found out it can get quite a bit more complicated than what I previously thought. What happends when two spanish people get married??
If Teresa García Ramírez marries Elí Arroyo López, she doesn't change her name, BUT it would be extremely common for her to add "de Arroyo" (literally, "of Arroyo"), making her name Teresa García Ramírez de Arroyo. This is why the names get so long!! Now…imagine that Teresa's name is actually Maria Teresa (it is very common for Spanish women to have two first names as well…commonly the first being Maria.)
Now the final result is Maria Teresa García Ramírez de Arroyo!! That sure is one long Spanish name!!!
I love this website but I am a little depressed that I could not find my name. :( but i still love you guys :) <3
Maria de la santa cruz rosalina agnelia rodriguez cuellar rene'
Hello Maria de la Santa Cruz Rosalina Agnelia Rodriguez Cuellar Rene, sorry we dont have your name listed here. But we have lots of Spanish names and there meanings on our Baby Name page:
Check it out! :)
That is not common:
"If Teresa García Ramírez marries Elí Arroyo López, she doesn''t change her name, BUT it would be extremely common for her to add "de Arroyo" (literally, "of Arroyo"), making her name Teresa García Ramírez de Arroyo."
Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso
This was Pablo Picasso''s real name (Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer).
OMG THIS IS SO FUNNY
I''ll have meed a guy that Has A Long
Sooooo...here is it
Gentrato Kejon Azekolubojanstralo [31 Letters]
maria de la santa cruz rosalina agnelia rodriguez cuellar rene maria de la santa cruz rosalina agnelia rodriguez cuellar rene maria de la santa cruz rosalina agnelia rodriguez cuellar rene.
Juan Carlos Santiago-Dominguez Rodriguez Hernandez Martinez Juan-Pablo White
What if they have kids. How does that work out??
Maria Alejandra Vargas Arroyo Ruiz Rodriguez Vargas Guzman Garcia is my full name hahah
Martin Arturo Gonzalez Parangaricutirimicuaro
thats a long name: my real name lol pray for me !!
I think that the best one is Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón.
this is so cool
Jose Maria Juan Gabriel Angel Capri Perez Aguilar Garcia De la Santa Maria Juana
I used comment four to annoy my Spanish teacher on a paper
Needless to say it worked
the logest name i have ever encountered in Spain, George Michael Carrie Fisher Debby Reynolds
Maria grazia Teresa DiGiantomasso Tsantefskis is my aunties real full name
smh, i have the longest neme
celeste perez castro sanchez de la roja barragan perez de la cruz del santo domingo amen hermanos
¡Ay, Dios mío!
Mia Rosa de la Comilda Rodriguez la Hermanos
I want my name in Spanish
There are some countries where the girl lose the 2nd surname so my mam who was Zulay Aurelia Gómez Rodríguez became Zulay Aurelia Gómez de Zorrilla, well, it''s still simmilar to what was pointed.
and actually the name María es so common that nobody use to give that name to their children so nowadays is not common to find girls called María.