Thank you for your comment, Edward. Take the first syllable of each word, put them together, and you get the nickname Paco. Almost any Spanish name can have a hypocoristic formed by adding/changing the ending to '-ito' for male names and '-ita' for female names. Why are Pepe and Paco the nicknames for José and Francisco? Unfortunately, these dogs fell in popularity again in the From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman. Pete, Perico, Pedrinho. has certainly helped preserve them in popular culture. These pups were admitted so you’ll never have to worry about having miscommunications with your pup. Actually, Francesco is a diminutive of Franco. Gracias por visitar mi blog. visit. This page was last edited on 22 August 2020, at 07:17. Read more – Cookie Policy. La Real Academia Española (REA) has their version, but even though they’re the source that everyone regards as the absolute authority in spanish language, it does not mean any other conclussion is false. But that’s an interesting alternate theory. What happened to my post about the nickname Pepe being derived from Padre Putativo? Laura, if you reread the blog post you will see that the Real Academia has debunked the charming Pater Putativus origin story for Pepe. great namesakes for your dog! back into the American Kennel Club in 2010. Starbaby Report for March: Azalea, Lyric and two Judes, September Starbabies: Kensington Kelly and Sonny John. Alberto, Humberto, Norberto, Roberto, etc. that originates in Mexico. Pepe. Pepe has Latin, Italian & Iberian Castellano (Castilian or Spanish) origins. Create good names for games, profiles, brands or social networks. Their answer was unabashedly negative: [The] nickname Pepe comes, in reality, from the Italian Beppe, itself a nickname for Giuseppe….In the case of Paco, none of the data on names that we have at our disposal support the etymology of pater comunitatis. 1: Pibil. 9. Cute couple nicknames and many other nicknames like Pedro. “Franco” meaning “French”, as I’m sure you know, comes from the Germanic tribe, the Franks. figure of Mexican entertainment, like Luis Miguel. There is a difference between a nickname or ‘sobrenombre’ and an ‘apodo’ or nickname used to make fun. interests and trying to protect him from harm. Pedro. The situation with names and nicknames presents a special challenge for learners. What are his siblings named? but they also do not seem to give a reason why pepe is tied to jose. The Beppe and Peppe hypotheses are very close, and as you said in your comment a little later, “we will never know for sure” about Pancho. Mexican names have mostly Latin roots. I don’t really have a dog in this hunt. If you saw the recent film Coco you Or you could opt for a name it rebounded and has now become more popular, once again. different regions, a long, colorful history, and many fascinating places to namecandy - Celebrity baby names, ask the Name Lady, & more. Usage Spanish, Portuguese. time you call him you’ll be reminded of delicious cuisine, art, and ancient I’m confused. 4 years ago. Abbreviate this as p.p., give it a Spanish pronunciation (the … Pedro is one of the most familiar Spanish names for boys, via baseball star Pedro Rodriguez and many others. About Mexican Names. Earth, (Mexico), I, Diego, and Mr. Xolotl.” This breed has had some ups and Anonymous. It is never easy to understand the exact meaning of a name. Note: In Spanish, double names or compounds (e.g., José María) can have their own hypocoristics distinct from those for the individual parts (e.g., Chema for José María, but Pepe for José, and Mari for María). Perhaps because many nicknames derives from the way children starting to speak pronouce de words and personnel names. Pedro Pepe Rafael Ramiro Ramón Raimundo Raúl Ricardo Roberto Rodrigo Rodolfo Rogelio Rubén Sancho Santiago Samuel Sergio Tomás Vicente Víctor. ). Jorge. Source(s): Note: "Tito" is a popular nickname for names ending in "-erto" (e.g. In which the blogger hears from her favorite author. (Chip off the old block), That’s a new one for me and I don’t understand how it explains the form of the word. Pedro is the #398 ranked male name by popularity. The famous Mexican artist, If you’re into Catalan, you might want to check out this earlier post about Catalan vocabulary, and two posts (here and here) about the Catalan vs. Castellano controversy in Catalonia. The guide explained the Pater Putativa meaning. Pedro Infante, Mexican actor and singer, famous for his band La Rabia. This dog is featured in many of her Latin also gave birth to other languages such as Italian, French, Portuguese, etc. This is cool, but I’d trust the Real Academia Española over the Prado staff as a linguistic authority. Paco is a bit more of a stretch, but it is not an unreasonable result. Or you could dig deeper and pick something from Mexican culture that recalls one of your favorite Mexican foods, like garnacha, or sope! Nicknames, cool fonts, symbols and tags for Pedro – ꧁☬༺₱ędrø༻☬꧂, ꧁☬₱ędrito☬꧂, Peter, ꧁ ༺ pedro ༻ ꧂, ༒₱ędrø༒, ꧁¡☬₱ędrito☬!꧂. of the Xoloitzcuintli breed, as it experienced a resurgence during the time she I have always understood that Pepe was a nickname for the son of Jose, of which is named after his father (Jose II) the second.