Consuelo is a beautiful and upscale baby name for girls that originated in Spanish cultures and the early Christian church. It comes from the title of the Virgin Mary, “Nuestra Senora del Consuelo.” As of 2021, this religious name is relatively rare and on the top 13,000 list.

Meaning of the name Consuelo:

Spanish: consolation

Origin of the name Consuelo:

Consuelo is a beautiful name for religious families, especially if you have a Spanish and Catholic background. You do not have to be in either of those categories to use this title. It originates from the Spanish name of the Virgin Mary, “Nuestra Senora del Consuelo.”

Symbolism of the name Consuelo:

The baby name Consuelo comes from the Spanish title for the Virgin Mary, “Nuestra Senora del Consuelo.” This phrase translates to “Our Lady of Consolation.” Consuelo by itself translates to “consolation” in English.

Style of the name Consuelo:


Gender of the name Consuelo:

Consuelo is an international-sounding name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Consuelo:

kon-SWEH-lo or kon-SWAY-lo

Number of syllables in the name Consuelo:


Emotion evoked from the name Consuelo:

Consuelo feels classic and mature. It is a strong and upscale name for girls.

Alternative spellings for the name Consuelo:

  • Consuello
  • Connsuelo
  • Connsuello

Nicknames for the name Consuelo:

  • Suelo
  • Chelo
  • Coco
  • Colo
  • Connie 
  • Lelo
  • Lolo

Popularity of the name Consuelo:

Consuelo was first a top 1,000 baby name for girls in 1902 at rank 823. It stayed on the Social Security Popularity Index until 1983 at number 919. Consuelo did best in 1930 at rank 339. As of 2021, Consuelo is a top 13,000 option at number 12,723.

Related names for the name Consuelo:

Great middle names for Consuelo and their meanings:

  • Roseanne (gracious rose, graceful rose)
  • Florentina (blooming, flowering)
  • Angelica (angel, messenger of God)
  • Sabine (woman of the Sabine people)
  • Marissa (of the sea)
  • Emmaline (work, industrious)
  • Aleda (small and winged)
  • Lucia (light)

Famous people with the name Consuelo:

Consuelos in popular culture:

  • Consuelo (title character from “Consuelo”)
  • Consuelo (character from “George Lopez”)
  • Consuelo (character from “Aura”)
  • Consuelo (character from “Woman on the Edge of Time”)
  • Consuelo Worthington (character from “A Good Woman”)
  • Consuelo Biros (character from “The Outer Limits”)