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27 Hispanic Baby Girl Names (Inspired By Fierce Latin American Women)

Are you looking for a unique Latina baby girl name that will stand out and represent a strong baby girl?

If so, in this post I mention 27 unique Latina baby girl names that are inspired by fierce women from Latin America that have gone down in history!

Keep reading for all of these unique Latina baby girl names. If you don’t find the  baby girl name you are looking for on this list, don’t worry. I have more baby names that you can check out directly below!

27 unique Latina baby girl names that are inspired by fierce historical women of Latin American history.

Below are 27 unique Latina baby girl names

1. Anabel

 Inspired by Anabel Hernandez (1971-present), a contemporary Mexican journalist and author who risks her life every day to undercover Mexico’s organized crime industry.

You can check out her top-selling book here – Narcoland The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers.

2. Argelia

Inspired by Argelia Laya (1926-1997), “an Afro-Venezuelan educator and women’s rights activist. She campaigned for women’s suffrage and was one of the first Venezuelan women to openly speak of a woman’s right to have children outside of wedlock or obtain an abortion.” – Wikipedia

3. Berta

 Inspired by Berta Cáceres (1971-2016), a Honduran environmental activist and indigenous leader.

4. Bianca

Inspired by Bianca Jagger (1945-present), a Nicaragua social rights activist.

In the 70s, Bianca Jagger married Mick Jagger and had a short career in acting before she returned back to activism. She founded the ‘Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation’ and has traveled to several countries fighting for human rights violations.

5. Celia

Inspired by Celia Cruz (1925- 2003), a Cuban singer and one of the most popular Latin artists of the 20th century.

6. Claribel

Inspired y Claribel Alegria (1924-2018), a Nicaraguan essayist, novelist and journalist who had a major voice in contemporary Central American literature.

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7. Dilma

Inspired by Dilma Rousseff (1947- present), Brazils’ first female president.

8. Dolores

Inspired by Dolores Huerta (1930-present) an American labor leader, and civil rights’ activist who has received numerous rewards for community service and advocacy for workers’, imigrants’ and women’s rights.

9. Domitilia

Inspired by Domilitia Barra (1937-2012), a Bolivian union leader, feminist and revolutionary. Coauthor to memoir Let Me Speak! about her early life in a Bolivian mining town, her radicalization and organization efforts.

10. Eloísa

Inspired by Eloísa Díaz (1866-1950), the first female to become a doctor of medicine in Chile and in the entire region of South America.

11. Elvia

Inspired by Elvia Carrillo Puert (1878-1968), a Mexican socialist politician and feminist activist.

12. Eva

Inspired by Eva Perón (1919-1952), wife to Argetinian president, Juan Perón and First Lady of Argentina. She fought for women’s suffrage and founded the country’s first large-scale female political party, Women’s Peronist Party. –Wikipedia

13. Evangelina 

Inspired by Evangelina Rodriguez (1879-1947), the first female from the Dominican Republic to earn her medical degree.

14. Frida

Inspired by the well known Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), Mexican painter who through her self-portraits explored themes of self-identity, post-colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexico

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15. Hermila

Inspired by Hermila Galindo (1886-1953), a Mexican feminist and writer, who fought for many radical feminist issues such as sex education in school and women’s suffrage.

16. Isabel

Inspired by Isabel Allende (1942-present), a Chilean author and the most widely read Spanish-language author. Check out her most well-known book here; The House of the Spirits.

17. Juana

Inspired by (1648-1649), a nun, philosopher, composer, and poet from New Spain (Colonial Mexico).

18. Julia

Inspired by Julia de Bergos (1914-1953), a Puerto Rican writer, feminist and advocate of Puerto Rican independence.

19. Lucila

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Inspired by Lucila Godoy Alcayaga aka Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), the first Latin American author to win the Nobel prize in literature.                   

20. Manuela

Insprired by Manuela Saenz (1795-1856) an Ecuadorian revolutionary heroine.

21. Minerva

Inspired by Minerva Mirabal (1926-1960) one of the four Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo.

22. Rigoberta

Inspired by Rigoberta Menchú (1969-present),  Guatemalan political, indigenous feminist, and human rights’ activist. Well known for her testimony I, Rigoberta Menchu, An Indian Woman in Guatemala

23. Rita

Inspired by Rita Moreno (1931-present), Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer.

24. Selena

Inspired by Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (1971-1995), the  “Queen of Tejano music”.

25. Sonia

Inspired by Sonia Sotomayor (1954-present), the first Latina woman to serve in the Supreme Court of the United States

26. Sylvia

Inspired by Sylvia Rivera (1951-2002), a Venezuela transgender activist who fought for the LGBTQ community. 

27. Tia

Inspired by Tia Ciata (1854-1924), an influential figure in the development of samba

Well there you have it, 27 Unique Baby Girl Names Inspired by Fierce Historical Latin American Figures. Don’t forget to drop me a comment below telling me your favorite name from the list =

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