How to Say "What's your name?" in Spanish

Quick Answer

What's your name? = ¿Cómo te llamas?

Remember, when speaking to someone your age or younger, use a form of this phrase. When speaking to someone older than you or to whom you want to show respect or deference, use an usted form.

Forms

examples
¿Cómo te llamas? - Me llamo Federico.
What's your name? - My name is Federico.
¿Cuál es tu nombre? - Mi nombre es Anita.
What's your name? - My name is Anita.

Usted Forms

examples
¿Cómo se llama? - Me llamo Mariel.
What's your name? - My name is Mariel.
¿Cuál es su nombre? - Mi nombre es Paco.
What's your name? - My name is Paco.
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