Our Belizean name database contains 2.803 Belizean first names and 526 Belizean surnames categorized by gender and frequency. After payment you can download the Belizean name database in CSV, SQL or JSON format and use it freely in your projects. The Belizean names are validated using official governmental databases we received in other countries which contained Belizean names as well. To create the Belizean name database we used 8.557 validated Belizean social media profiles. We have a detailed explanation of our methodology and illustrate our approach with several examples.

Belizean first names

In Belize, parents often pick a first name for their child based on a combination of cultural and personal reasons. Many parents choose a name that has significant meaning in their culture or religion, such as a name from the Bible or a traditional Mayan name. They may also choose a name that honors a family member or has a special personal significance to them. Additionally, some parents may also choose a name based on current popular trends or fashion.

Popular male Belizean names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
David 107 2.1% American British Spanish
Javier 85 1.7% Spanish Mexican Colombian
Carlos 75 1.5% Spanish Mexican American
Alberto 58 1.1% Spanish Mexican Italian
Sergio 57 1.1% Spanish Mexican Brazilian
Michael 53 1.0% American British German
John 53 1.0% American British Canadian
Jesús 53 1.0% Spanish Mexican Venezuelan
Alex 46 0.9% American British Spanish
Angel 44 0.9% Spanish American Mexican
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 8.557 Belizean social media profiles from which 5.118 (60%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular female Belizean names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Maria 64 1.9% Spanish American Venezuelan
Cristina 62 1.8% Spanish Italian American
Laura 48 1.4% British American Spanish
Marta 45 1.3% Spanish Polish Italian
Elena 37 1.1% Spanish Italian American
Ana 37 1.1% Spanish Brazilian American
Sara 35 1.0% American Spanish Italian
Beatriz 33 1.0% Spanish Brazilian American
Patricia 30 0.9% Spanish American Brazilian
Lucia 29 0.8% Spanish Italian Argentinean
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 8.557 Belizean social media profiles from which 3.439 (40%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Belizean surnames

In Belize, surnames are inherited from the father. Children typically take on the surname of their father. In cases of unmarried parents, the child may take on the mother's surname. However, it is also common for individuals to adopt a different surname through marriage or personal choice.

Last name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
García 153 1.8% Spanish Mexican American
Sánchez 126 1.5% Spanish Mexican American
Rodriguez 111 1.3% Spanish American Mexican
Lopez 85 1.0% Spanish American Mexican
Gonzalez 72 0.8% Spanish Mexican American
Martín 71 0.8% American Spanish British
Gomez 70 0.8% Spanish Colombian American
Fernández 68 0.8% Spanish Argentinean American
Perez 60 0.7% Spanish American Mexican
Martinez 52 0.6% Spanish American Mexican
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 8.557 Belizean social media profiles.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this last name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.