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Ulises is a Spanish baby boy’s name that means “to hate, wrathful.” While not a positive meaning, it's still a strong name that is still used. Ulises is a variant spelling of Ulysses. While Ulysses is a vintage name, the Spanish version has been popular in the U.S. since 1985. Let's read on to explore more about the name Ulises.

Meaning and Origin of the name Ulises:

Ulises is a baby boy’s name of Spanish origin that means “to hate” or “wrathful.” Ulises is the Spanish spelling of Ulysses and can be traced back to the Greek name Odysseus.

Symbolism of the name Ulises:

Ulises is the Spanish spelling of the name Odysseus, the titular character of Homer’s epic “The Odyssey”. Odysseus is a hero of the Trojan War who is trying to return home to his wife Penelope, but he faces many trials along the way.

Nicknames for the name Ulises:

  • Uli
  • Lis
  • Lises
  • Ulis
  • Lissy
  • Ule
  • Ulie
  • Liss

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Pronunciation of the name Ulises:

oo-LEE-sehs (Spanish), yoo-LIS-eez (American English), YOOL-i-seez (British English)

Number of syllables in the name Ulises:


Emotion evoked from the name Ulises:

Ulises evokes feelings of bravery and adventure.

Alternative spellings for the name Ulises:

Ulysses, Ulisses

Popularity of the name Ulises:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ulises is a popular baby boy’s name. Ulises has been in the top 1000 names list since 1985. It peaked at #503 in 1999.

  • Ulysses 
  • Odysseus
  • Ulisse
  • Odissey
  • Uli
  • Ustes
  • Ulfric
  • Ulf

Great middle names for the name Ulises and their meanings:

  • James (supplanter)
  • Leo (lion)
  • Hugo (mind, intellect)
  • Heath (the heathland dweller)
  • Pierce (son of Piers)
  • Grant (large)
  • Constantine (steadfast)
  • Alexander (defending men)

Famous people with the name Ulises:

  • Ulises Hernán de la Cruz (Ecuadorian footballer and politician)
  • Ulises Hadjis (Venezuelan singer-songwriter)
  • Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (Mexican politician)
  • Ulises Rosales del Toro (Cuban politician)
  • Ulises Blanche (American tennis player)
  • Ulises 31 (television, “Ulises 31”)
  • Ulises (television, “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series”)
  • Ulises (film, “I'm No Longer Here”)
  • Ulises Marín (video games, “Fate/night”)
  • Ulises (literature, “Isle of Blood and Stone” by Makiia Lucier)
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