Our Argentinean name database contains 24.632 Argentinean first names and 16.343 Argentinean surnames categorized by gender and frequency. After payment you can download the Argentinean name database in CSV, SQL or JSON format and use it freely in your projects. South America is not very well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. The list of names from countries like have a reasonable quality but are limited. In Argentina we received a name and gender database from the Argentinean government and merged it with publicly available data sets. To create the Argentinean name database we used 329.069 validated Argentinean social media profiles. We have a detailed explanation of our methodology and illustrate our approach with several examples.

Argentinean first names

In Argentina, parents often choose a first name for their child based on a combination of factors including religion, family tradition, and cultural influences. Many parents choose a name that has religious significance, such as a saint's name, as Catholicism is a predominant religion in Argentina. Family tradition also plays a role in the naming process, as many parents choose to honor family members by naming their child after a grandparent or other relative. Additionally, cultural influences can also impact the naming process, with many parents choosing names that are popular in Argentine culture or have a Spanish or Latin origin.

Popular male Argentinean names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Pablo 3.549 1.9% Spanish Mexican American
Matias 3.390 1.8% Chilean Uruguayan Spanish
Martin 3.068 1.6% British German American
Lucas 3.020 1.6% Brazilian American French
Diego 2.901 1.5% Spanish Brazilian Colombian
Nicolas 2.775 1.5% French Colombian American
Juan 2.693 1.4% Spanish Colombian American
Agustin 2.320 1.2% Spanish Mexican Uruguayan
Daniel 2.289 1.2% American British Spanish
Alejandro 2.188 1.2% Spanish Mexican Colombian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 329.069 Argentinean social media profiles from which 187.553 (57%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular female Argentinean names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Florencia 1.585 1.1% Uruguayan American Spanish
Flor 1.491 1.1% Mexican Spanish Venezuelan
Rocio 1.379 1.0% Spanish Mexican Colombian
Laura 1.314 0.9% British American Spanish
Natalia 1.304 0.9% Spanish Brazilian Colombian
Maria 1.302 0.9% Spanish American Venezuelan
Andrea 1.283 0.9% Italian American Spanish
Camila 1.163 0.8% Brazilian Colombian Chilean
Carolina 1.145 0.8% Spanish Colombian Brazilian
Mariana 1.135 0.8% Brazilian Mexican Venezuelan
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 329.069 Argentinean social media profiles from which 141.516 (43%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Argentinean surnames

In Argentina, the surname generally follows the traditional Spanish naming convention of using both the father's and mother's surnames. For example, a person named Juan Rodriguez would have the surname Rodriguez, while his son, Carlos Rodriguez Ortiz, would have the surname Rodriguez Ortiz. This is the most common form of surname in Argentina. However, it's also possible to use just one surname from either the father or mother, this is usually done in informal situations and not in official documents.

Last name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Gonzalez 4.297 1.3% Spanish Mexican American
Rodriguez 3.907 1.2% Spanish American Mexican
Fernandez 3.412 1.0% Spanish American Venezuelan
Martinez 3.051 0.9% Spanish American Mexican
Lopez 2.877 0.9% Spanish American Mexican
Gómez 2.754 0.8% Spanish Colombian American
Diaz 2.522 0.8% Spanish American Mexican
Garcia 2.435 0.7% Spanish Mexican American
Pérez 2.026 0.6% Spanish American Mexican
Sanchez 2.007 0.6% Spanish Mexican American
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 329.069 Argentinean social media profiles.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this last name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.