Guadalupe Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Guadalupe:
Spanish name meaning "valley of the wolf."
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Guadalupe is used for both boys and girls. In Mexico common combinations are Jose Guadalupe and Maria Guadalupe, both using the nickname Lupe.
The abbreviation for this name is Gpe.
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- Nicknames for Guadalupe: | Edit
Lupe, Lupita, Pita
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Our Lady of Guadalupe is a title given to the Virgin Mary. With her dark skin and Indian features, she helped to bridge the gap between the Mexican natives’ beliefs and the Catholic teachings brought over by the Spaniards. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Patroness of Mexico and Empress of the Americas. Her feast day is December 12th.
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Lupita D'Alessio, Mexican singer and actress
Lupita Jones, Miss Mexico and Miss Universe
Lupita Ferrer, Venezuelan actress
Guadalupe Pineda, singer
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Mexican hymn, "La Guadalupana"
"Es Lupe, Lupita mi Amor" pop ballad sung to the tune of "Hang on Sloopy"