Distinctive Baby Names from New Mexico

Most people probably think that New Mexico was named after Mexico, but it was actually given the name by Spanish explorers who named it after the Aztec war god, Mexitli. New Mexico has the largest Hispanic population of all of the states and this influence can even be seen in the names that parents in New Mexico give their children. On the lists of popular names for boys you'll see Santiago and Lorenzo and you'll find Lupe and Yolanda on lists of popular names for girls.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Eloy

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Lupe

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Less Common but Unique to NM

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Estevan

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Manuelita

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Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Estevan

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Santana

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Eloy

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Manuelita

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The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set.