Guadalupe: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Guadalupe

A Spanish place name, this is a combination of the Arabic word "wad" meaning "river" and the Latin "lupus," which means "wolf" - hence, Guadalupe means "river of the wolf." So don't be surprised if your little Guadalupe howls every time you try to get her into the bathtub.

Nicknames:

Lupe, Lupita.

Famous people named Guadalupe:

Miss Universe 1991 María Guadalupe "Lupita" Jones; Olympic diver Guadalupe Canseco; first (male) president of Mexico, Guadalupe Victoria; actresses Guadalupe "Lupita" Pallás, Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros, Yolanda Guadalupe "Lupita" Ferrer, Guadalupe "Lupita" D'Alessio, and María Guadalupe "Lupe" Villalobos Vélez.

Fun fact:

There is a volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, 150 miles off the coast of Mexico, called Guadalupe Island.

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