Our Guatemalan name database contains 8.671 Guatemalan first names and 1.936 Guatemalan surnames categorized by gender and frequency. After payment you can download the Guatemalan name database in CSV, SQL or JSON format and use it freely in your projects. The Guatemalan names are validated using official governmental databases we received in other countries which contained Guatemalan names as well. To create the Guatemalan name database we used 45.813 validated Guatemalan social media profiles. We have a detailed explanation of our methodology and illustrate our approach with several examples.

Guatemalan first names

In Guatemala, parents often choose a first name for their child based on family tradition or religious significance. Many names have biblical or saintly origins, and it is common for parents to name their child after a loved one or a family member. Additionally, parents may also consider the meaning and cultural significance of the name when choosing a first name for their child.

Popular male Guatemalan names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Carlos 707 2.3% Spanish Mexican American
Jose 684 2.3% Spanish Venezuelan American
Luis 646 2.1% Mexican Spanish Venezuelan
Jorge 401 1.3% Spanish Mexican American
Alejandro 383 1.3% Spanish Mexican Colombian
Fernando 370 1.2% Spanish Brazilian Mexican
David 366 1.2% American British Spanish
Daniel 359 1.2% American British Spanish
Kevin 316 1.0% American British Canadian
Alex 314 1.0% American British Spanish
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 45.813 Guatemalan social media profiles from which 30.183 (66%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular female Guatemalan names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Andrea 262 1.7% Italian American Spanish
Alejandra 186 1.2% Mexican Colombian Spanish
Gabriela 150 1.0% Brazilian Venezuelan Mexican
Ana 132 0.8% Spanish Brazilian American
Maria 121 0.8% Spanish American Venezuelan
Paola 115 0.7% Italian Mexican Colombian
Claudia 111 0.7% Spanish American Italian
Karen 109 0.7% American British Mexican
Karla 107 0.7% Mexican American Venezuelan
Jennifer 93 0.6% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 45.813 Guatemalan social media profiles from which 15.630 (34%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Guatemalan surnames

In Guatemala, individuals typically have two surnames. The first surname is the father's surname and the second surname is the mother's surname. For example, if a person's father's surname is Garcia and their mother's surname is Hernandez, their full surname would be Garcia Hernandez. In some cases, women may choose to keep their maiden name after marriage instead of taking on their husband's surname.

Last name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
López 1.048 2.3% Spanish American Mexican
Garcia 919 2.0% Spanish Mexican American
Hernández 734 1.6% Mexican American Spanish
González 660 1.4% Spanish Mexican American
Morales 602 1.3% Mexican American Spanish
Perez 492 1.1% Spanish American Mexican
Rodriguez 477 1.0% Spanish American Mexican
Ramirez 423 0.9% Mexican American Colombian
Martinez 406 0.9% Spanish American Mexican
De Leon 385 0.8% American Mexican Filipino
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 45.813 Guatemalan social media profiles.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this last name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.