The Andalusian (also called Andalusian Spanish) dialects of the Spanish language family are spoken in Andalusia, Ceuta, Melilla and Gibraltar, southern regions in Spain. The Andalusian dialect in the second most spoken dialect in Spain, primarily due to the large Andalusian population. Because of a large emigration from Andalusia to the Spanish colonies in the Americas, most American Spanish dialects share similar fundamental characteristics with Andalusian Spanish. Although closely related to mainstream Spanish, Andalusian has many distinguishing phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical features making it a distinct and unique sounding language. Use Baby Name World as your free resource to research Andalusian and Spanish baby names and name meanings.