Let's Get Ready for Baby! Sign up for our monthly pregnancy email series, and you'll get regular updates on your baby's development, helpful timelines to get ready for their arrival, must-have baby needs and so much more! PLUS, you'll get instant access to the MomsWhoThink "Ultimate Guide to Baby Naming in 2022." CLICK HERE to get started!

Baby Name: Ulises

Baby Name: Ulises

Ulises is a Spanish baby boy’s name that means “to hate, wrathful”. Ulises is a variant spelling of Ulysses. While Ulysses is a vintage name, the Spanish version has been popular in the US since 1985.

Meaning of the name Ulises:

Spanish: to hate, wrathful

Origin of the name Ulises:

Ulises is a baby boy’s name of Spanish origin that means “to hate, wrathful”. Ulises is the Spanish spelling of the name 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 that is trying to return home to his wife Penelope, but he faces many trials along the way.

Style of the name Ulises:

traditional

Gender of the name Ulises:

male

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:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Ulises:

Ulises evokes feelings of bravery and adventure.

Alternative spellings for the name Ulises:

Ulysses, Ulisses

Nicknames for the name Ulises:

  • Uli
  • Lis
  • Lises
  • Ulis

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.

Related names for the name Ulises:

  • 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 in popular culture:

  • 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)