Brazilian baby names and name meanings will typically be Portuguese or closely related to Portuguese names, as it is the official language of Brazil. Portuguese is spoken by 99% of the population with the 1% exception being minority indigenous languages and immigrant languages. The Portuguese language is a strong uniting element among the Brazilian people and they take great pride in maintaining their heritage and lingual influence. As Portuguese is a Latin based language, it utilizes the Latin alphabet and is somewhat intelligible to Spanish speaking people and visitors. Baby Name World has a budding list of Portuguese baby names and name meanings to help you find a traditional Brazilian name.