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What does Consuelo mean?

Consuelo Pronunciation of Consuelo as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Consuelo) is pronounced kohn-SWAY-loh. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Consuelo is "consolation, comfort". From the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Consuelo, meaning "Our Lady of Consolation". In 1842 George Sand, a popular French author, published a historical novel called "Consuelo". The heroine, a gypsy, became a successful opera singer.


ASSOCIATED WITH virgin, lady (noble), novel (literary), heroine, opera


VARIANTS Chela, Chelo, Connie, Consolata, Consuela, Suelo



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How popular is Consuelo?

Consuelo is a very prominent first name for females (#577 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Consuelo was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #380 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Consuelo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Consuelo outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Connie and Consuela are the prominent variation forms of Consuelo. Adoption of these forms of Consuelo was common among parents 7 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.47%), but now, forms such as Consuelo have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Consuelo, Connie, Consuela in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Consuelo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Candela, Chontel, Cindel, Cindell, Coel, Concheta, Connee, Conney, Constanz, Corabel, Cordula, Cordulla, Cornela, Cosme, Cristel, Crystel and Crystell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Consuelo.

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