Ulises: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Ulises

The Spanish variation of the Latin name Ulysses. It is derived from the Greek name Odysseus (like the mythological hero), which itself comes from the verb "odyssesthai," meaning "to hate" - because Odysseus, while revered by some for his deception and trickery, was hated by others. Are you still reading? Good. Now you're prepared for the long, drawn-out stories that parenthood brings.

Nicknames:

Uli.

Famous people named Ulises:

Singer/songwriter Ulises Hadjis.

Fun fact:

Ulises made his first appearance on the U.S. naming popularity charts in 1985, but has only ever seen moderate usage since then.

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