Learning the Spanish words for “happy birthday” and “best wishes” is a crucial part of becoming fluent in the language.
No matter how far along your Spanish learning journey you are, sooner or later you will need to learn how to say “congratulations” in the language, whether it be for a friend or family member’s birthday, wedding, new baby, or outstanding exam results. One of the best ways to make someone happy on their birthday or other special occasion is to tell them they are doing a great job in their own language.
If you’ve never done it before, saying “congratulations” in Spanish may feel awkward and difficult. The good news is that learning to express your joy and happiness in another’s success doesn’t take long at all.
When it comes to celebrating a person’s birthday, those living in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries follow a tradition not dissimilar to that practiced in English-speaking countries. This means that the customary gift-giving, birthday celebrations, and holiday trimmings will all be observed. But there are also some differences that can be found.
Below is a helpful list of all the various ways to say “happy birthday” and “congrats” in Spanish. It shouldn’t take you too long to memorize these specialized phrases, and you’ll quickly find that you can put them to good use. This article also highlights religious birthday wishes in spanish, and spanish birthday wishes for friend.
Birthday Prayers In Spanish
Dear Lord, I pray that you give me the strength to be a good person and do my best. I also pray that you help me to have an amazing birthday. Thank you so much for everything you have done for us.
I pray that you will bless [person’s name] on his or her birthday. Guide him/her in your ways, and protect him/her from evil. May he/she have a wonderful day, and may you bring great blessings to his/her life. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, amen.
Dear Lord, thank you for this day. Thank you for the gift of life, and for the opportunity to celebrate another year of it. May today be filled with joy and gratitude. May we all find a way to give back to the world and show love to those around us. May we all have the strength to do what is right, even when it is hard or difficult. We thank you for all that you have given us, and we ask that you bless us with another year of blessings. Thank you, Lord!
Dear Lord, thank you for blessing me with this life.
I pray that you will give me the strength and courage to be the best version of myself.
Help me to know what is right and good, and help me to do it.
Thank you for all of your blessings, Amen
We pray for you,
And we thank God for you.
Religious Birthday Wishes In Spanish
Dios bendiga tu cumpleaños! Que tus sueños se conviertan en realidad.
– Translation: We wish you a blessed birthday! May your dreams become reality.
¡Feliz aniversario a una persona maravillosa
¡Feliz aniversario a una persona maravillosa!. Que tengas salud y felicidad.
– Translation: Happy Anniversary to a wonderful person. May you always have good health and be happy.
Felicitaciones en tu cumpleaños
Felicitaciones en tu cumpleaños. Te deseo la mejor de las suertes y mucho éxito
– Translation: Congratulations on your birthday. I wish you the best of luck and every success.
¡Feliz día! Esperamos que pases un día muy feliz
¡Feliz día! Esperamos que pases un día muy feliz en compañía de amigos y familiares.
– Translation: Birthday greetings! We hope you have a great day with all your friends and family.
Spanish Birthday Wishes For Friend
|¡Qué tengas un cumpleaños fabuloso!||Have a fabulous birthday!|
|¡Qué todos tus deseos se hagan realidad!||May all your wishes come true!|
|¡Te deseo un maravilloso cumpleaños!||I hope you have a fantastic day and a fantastic year to come.|
|Espero que tengas un día fantástico y un año fantástico por venir.||Happy Birthday (informal version)|
|¡Te deseo que tengas el cumpleaños más feliz de todos!||I wish you to have the happiest birthday ever!|
|Deseándote un día tan especial como el tuyo.||Wishing you a day that is as special as you are.|
|¡Qué tu cumpleaños esté lleno de risas!||May your birthday be filled with laughter!|
|Te deseo todo lo mejor en tu día especial.||I wish you all the best on your special day.|
|Espero que tengas un cumpleaños maravilloso||I hope you have a wonderful birthday.|