Proper Noun Examples List

We present the proper noun examples list. The names are nouns used to refer linguistically people and addressed them to start a conversation. When each person is born, they are assigned a proper name. This word will give you an identity to make you a participant in society and function in interactions with others. The proper name will be accompanied by the surnames , which are the words that define the families from which it comes, and which has grown for generations.

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In this way, the name of a person will be made up of a combination of words, which will contain: own name (s), father’s last name and mother’s last name, or of those who adopt him, if applicable.

Maria + Martínez + Pérez

Own name + Surname 1 + Surname 2

Some proper names come from an etymological root or are references to literary works. For example: Mary, Joseph, Jesus, Peter, Isaiah, are proper names taken from biblical texts and have been used throughout history. On the other hand, in the Western world, which is more influenced by the culture of the United States and other countries, more people with proper names such as: Emily, William, Alexander, Anastasia have emerged in the modern era.

Many proper names have an etymological root or meaning behind them, and this motivates parents to give them to newborns. For example, among the feminine names is Valeria , which comes from Latin and means ” healthy, strong, courageous” ; and among the masculine names is Luis , which comes from the Francian and means “illustrious in combat” , or “illustrious in battle” .

Examples of proper nouns

Anthroponym or people’s names

Amanda Ignacio Raquel
Alfonso Irene Rebeca
Beatriz Josephine Raul
Berenice Julia Richard
Braulio Josue Sofia
Carmen Karina Santiago
Cecilia Leonel Simon
Diana Laura Teresa
Daniel Mariana Teodora
Enrique Marine Thomas
Eunice Manuel Ursula
Edward Michael Ubaldo
Fabian Noelia Ursula
Ferdinand Nicanor Urban
Fidelina Oscar Veronica
Graciela Orlando Victor
Gustavo Ophelia Wilfredo
Haideé Shepherdess Ximena
Humberto Piety Yolanda
Hernando Peter Zechariah

Surname or patronymic

Arellano Hernandez Ordonez
Arias Ibanez Ortíz
Bermudez Jimenez Census
Castro Jauregui Quintero
From the Mount Landínez Rodriguez
Dominguez Lopez Salinas
Esparragoza You will towers
Fernandez Marquez Uribe
flowers Moncada Villegas
Garcia Narino Yépez
Gonzalez Nunez Shoe

Zoonyms or proper names of animals

  • Argus
  • fool
  • Bucephalus
  • Cher Ami
  • Cheetah
  • Daisy
  • Dory
  • Kini
  • Laika
  • Lassie
  • Marengo
  • Micifuz
  • Nemo
  • Snowy
  • Fog
  • Pegasus
  • Pluto
  • Pumbaa
  • Rocinante
  • Snoopy

Toponyms or place names

Continent names

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Oceania

Country names

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • chili
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • The Savior
  • Spain
  • Philippines
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Dominican Republic
  • Uruguay

City names

  • Assumption
  • Athens
  • Barcelona  
  • Brasilia
  • Camelot
  • Caracas  
  • Cartagena
  • Mexico City   
  • Emerald City
  • Currents  
  • Cumana  
  • Florence
  • Guadalajara
  • Havana
  • lime
  • Macondo
  • Madrid
  • Managua
  • Merida
  • Monterrey
  • Montevideo  
  • Oaxaca
  • Paris
  • Rome
  • San Miguel de Allende
  • Santa Maria
  • Santiago
  • Seville
  • Troy
  • Valencia
  • Old

Mountain names

  • Aconcagua
  • Cerro Analco  
  • Cerro Bonete
  • Cerro Mercedario
  • Cerro Pelón  
  • Chimborazo
  • Chomo lonzo
  • The Avila  
  • El Pital    
  • Iztaccihuatl
  • Mount Everest
  • Nevado de Huascarán
  • snowy Tolima
  • Toulca’s snowy  
  • Eye of the Salado  
  • Bread of sugar  
  • Sajama  
  • Sierra de Juárez  
  • Sierra Nevada de Mérida
  • Yaa tini

Urban place names

  • Avellaneda Avenue
  • Libertador Avenue 
  • The Zocalo
  • Las Ramblas
  • Forest park
  • Hall of Fame
  • Paseo de La Reforma
  • Main Square  
  • Bolivar plaza  
  • Concorde Square
  • Garibaldi Square  
  • Main Square
  • Red Square
  • Sun Gate
  • Fifth Avenue

Hydronyms or names of rivers, seas, lakes and lagoons

  • Maracaibo lake
  • Texcoco Lake
  • Titicaca lake
  • Laguna Colorada
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Dead Sea
  • Black Sea
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Colorado River
  • Silver river
  • Douro River
  • Lempa River
  • Manzanares River
  • Mapocho River
  • Black river
  • Orinoco river
  • Seine river

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