Congrats to new papá, Olivier Martinez! The Spanish actor just welcomed his first baby, a little boy, with gorgeous wife, Halle Berry.
We love that the parents opted to name their newborn Maceo Robert Martinez, a name with Spanish influences and special meaning to Olivier. See which other Latino celebs have given their children beautiful names en español:
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Birthday: October 5, 2013
Parents: Gael Garcia Bernal & Dolores Fonzi
Birthday: April 4, 2011 and January 8, 2009
Parents: Salma Hayek & François-Henri Pinault
Birthday: September 21, 2007
Meaning: Valentina is the feminine form of Valentine, which means “strong and healthy.” The name has special significance for the couple: Two years later, Hayek and Pinault got married on Valentine’s Day!
Birthday: February 5, 2009
Meaning: This shimmery name has recently become popular, thanks to pop culture references in Harry Potter (Luna Lovegood) and True Blood (Luna Garza). The name has been popular for years among Spanish speakers, who know that the beautiful nombre means “moon.”
Birthday: June 27, 2009 and September 24, 2011
Meaning: Paloma, a popular Spanish name, literally means “dove”, although it has other connotations tying it to the Holy Spirit. Rafael, although originally a Hebrew name, is popular throughout Latin American and Spain and means “God has healed.”
Birthday: October 23, 1991
Meaning: Allegra is a variant of the Spanish word “alegra” which means “happy.” Beautiful name!
Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon:
Parents: Madonna & Carlos Leon
Birthday: October 14, 1996
Meaning: This name is popular among Spanish-speaking parents, but has meanings in many different countries. Madonna reportedly named her daughter after the French town of Lourdes, where the Virgin Mary (the Madonna!) is said to have appeared on multiple occasions.
Parents: Diego Luna & Camila Sodi
Birthday: August 9, 2008
Meaning: Jerónimo is the Spanish version of “Jerome” and means “sacred name.” Saint Jerome was responsible for the Latin translation of the Bible in the 5th century, and it is believed the name has its origins with him.
Birthday: February 5, 2011
Meaning: Marc Anthony has five children, but only one was lucky enough to get a Spanish name! Cristian means “follower of Christ” in español.
Birthday: February 24, 2003
Meaning: This gorgeous couple have three children together -- Michael, Lola, and Joaquin. Joaquin is the Spanish form of “Joachim” which means “Jehovan is established” and “Antonio” means “beyond praise.”
Birthday: September 6, 2003; June 2, 2005; and September 12, 2009
Meaning: Luna means “moon”, Paloma means “dove”, and Dante is a popular Latin American meaning which means “lasting, enduring.”
Parents: Alejandro Sanz & Jaydy Michel
Birthday: Unknown, 2001.
Meaning: Manuela is the feminine form of “”Manuel” and “Emmanuel.” The name means “God is with us.” Gorgeous!
Birthday: January 3, 2010
Meaning: Camila Alves may be Brazilian, but she gave her youngest daughter a beautiful Spanish name. Vida means “life.”