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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Italian.
There are 455 names matching your criteria.

ADA   f   English, German, Polish, Hungarian, Italian, Finnish
Short form of ADELAIDE and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron... [more]
ADELAIDE   f   English, Italian, Portuguese
From the French form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type"... [more]
AGNESE   f   Italian, Latvian
Italian and Latvian form of AGNES.
AGOSTINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
ALBA (1)   f   Italian, Spanish, Catalan
This name is derived from two distinct names, ALBA (2) and ALBA (3), with distinct origins, Latin and Germanic... [more]
ALBERTA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, German
Feminine form of ALBERT. This is the name of a Canadian province, which was named in honour of a daughter of Queen Victoria.
ALBERTINA   f   Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT.
ALBINA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Slovene, Polish, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBINUS. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
ALDA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of ALDO.
ALE (1)   m & f   Finnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALESSA   f   Italian
Short form of ALESSANDRA.
ALESSANDRA   f   Italian
Italian form of ALEXANDRA.
ALESSIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of ALEXIS.
ALEX   m & f   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALFONSINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of ALFONSO.
ALFREDA   f   Polish, German, Italian, English
Feminine form of ALFRED.
ALICE   f   English, French, Portuguese, Italian
From the Old French name Aalis, a short form of Adelais, itself a short form of the Germanic name Adalheidis (see ADELAIDE)... [more]
ALINA   f   Romanian, German, Italian, Polish
Short form of ADELINA and names that end in alina.
ALLEGRA   f   English (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Means "cheerful, lively" in Italian. It is not a traditional Italian name. It was borne by a short-lived illegitimate daughter of Lord Byron.
ALMA (1)   f   English, Spanish, Italian
This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing"... [more]
AMALIA   f   Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".
AMANDA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda "lovable, worthy of love"... [more]
AMARANTA   f   Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of AMARANTHA.
AMBRA   f   Italian
Italian cognate of AMBER.
AMEDEA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of AMADEUS.
AMELIA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin... [more]
AMORE   m & f   Italian
Italian form of AMOR.
ANASTASIA   f   Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian... [more]
ANDREINA   f   Italian
Feminine form of ANDREA (1).
ANGELA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANGELICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Literature
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger"... [more]
ANGELINA   f   Italian, English, Russian, German, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, Macedonian
Latinate diminutive of ANGELA. A famous bearer is American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-).
ANNA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna... [more]
ANNABELLA   f   Italian, English (Modern)
Latinate form of ANNABEL. It can also be taken as a combination of ANNA and BELLA.
ANNALISA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and LISA.
ANNAMARIA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and MARIA.
ANNETTA   f   Italian
Latinate diminutive of ANNA.
ANNUNCIATA   f   Italian
Variant of ANNUNZIATA.
ANNUNZIATA   f   Italian
Means "announced" in Italian, referring to the event in the New Testament in which the angel Gabriel tells the Virgin Mary of the imminent birth of Jesus.
ANSELMA   f   German, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ANSELM.
ANTONELLA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of ANTONIA.
ANTONINA   f   Italian, Polish, Russian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO).
APOLLONIA   f   Ancient Greek, Italian
Feminine form of APOLLONIOS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Alexandria.
ARIANNA   f   Italian
Italian form of ARIADNE.
ARMIDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Probably created by the 16th-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso for his epic poem 'Jerusalem Delivered' (1580). In the poem Armida is a beautiful enchantress who bewitches many of the crusaders.
ASIA (1)   f   English (Modern), Italian (Modern)
From the name of the continent, which is perhaps derived from Akkadian asu, meaning "east".
ASSUNTA   f   Italian
Italian cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
AUGUSTA   f   German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS. It was introduced to Britain when king George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
AURELIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AURELIANUS.
AURORA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the Renaissance.
AZZURRA   f   Italian
Means "azure, sky blue" in Italian.
BALBINA   f   Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare), Ancient Roman
Feminine form of BALBINUS. Saint Balbina was a 2nd-century Roman woman martyred with her father Quirinus.
BARBARA   f   English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning "foreign"... [more]
BEATRICE   f   Italian, English, Swedish
Italian form of BEATRIX. Beatrice Portinari (1266-1290) was the woman who was loved by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri... [more]
BENEDETTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENIGNA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of BENIGNO.
BERENICE   f   English, Italian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Βερενικη (Berenike), the Macedonian form of the Greek name Φερενικη (Pherenike), which meant "bringing victory" from φερω (phero) "to bring" and νικη (nike) "victory"... [more]
BERNARDETTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of BERNARD.
BERNARDINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine diminutive of BERNARDO.
BETTINA (2)   f   Italian
Diminutive of BENEDETTA.
BIANCA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian cognate of BLANCHE. Shakespeare used characters named Bianca in 'Taming of the Shrew' (1593) and 'Othello' (1603).
BIBIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.
BICE   f   Italian
Short form of BEATRICE.
BRIGIDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of BRIDGET.
BRUNA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Croatian
Feminine form of BRUNO.
BRUNELLA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of BRUNO.
BRUNILDA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of BRÜNHILD.
CALOGERA   f   Italian
Feminine form of CALOGERO.
CAMILLA   f   English, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'... [more]
CARLOTTA   f   Italian
Italian form of CHARLOTTE.
CARMELA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of CARMEL.
CARMEN   f   Spanish, English, Italian, Romanian
Medieval Spanish form of CARMEL influenced by the Latin word carmen "song". This was the name of the main character in George Bizet's opera 'Carmen' (1875).
CARMINA   f   Italian, Spanish
Variant of CARMEN.
CAROLA   f   Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish
Feminine form of CAROLUS.
CAROLINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swedish
Latinate feminine form of CAROLUS. This is the name of two American states: North and South Carolina. They were named for Charles I, king of England.
CASSANDRA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), derived from possibly κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to excel, to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
CATARINA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Occitan, Galician
Italian, Portuguese, Occitan and Galician form of KATHERINE.
CATERINA   f   Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan form of KATHERINE.
CECILIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, German
Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus "blind". Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods... [more]
CELESTE   f & m   Italian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS. It is also the English feminine form.
CELESTINA   f   Spanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CELIA   f   English, Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of the Roman family name CAELIUS. Shakespeare used it in his play 'As You Like It' (1599), which introduced the name to the English-speaking public at large... [more]
CESARINA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of CESARE.
CHIARA   f   Italian
Italian form of CLARA. Saint Chiara (commonly called Saint Clare in English) was a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi.
CHIARINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CHIARA.
CINZIA   f   Italian
Italian form of CYNTHIA.
CLARA   f   Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares... [more]
CLARETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CLARA.
CLARISSA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Latinate form of CLARICE. This was the name of the title character in a 1748 novel by Samuel Richardson. In the novel Clarissa is a virtuous woman who is tragically exploited by her family and her lover.
CLAUDIA   f   English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
CLELIA   f   Italian
Italian form of CLOELIA.
CLEMENTINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of CLEMENT.
CLIO   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Italian
Latinized form of KLEIO.
CLOE   f   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of CHLOE.
CLOTILDE   f   French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French form of the Germanic name Chlotichilda which was composed of the elements hlud "fame" and hild "battle"... [more]
COLOMBA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of COLUMBA.
COLOMBINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine diminutive of COLUMBA. In traditional Italian pantomimes this is the name of a stock character, the female counterpart of Arlecchino (also called Harlequin)... [more]
CONCETTA   f   Italian
Italian cognate of CONCEPCIÓN.
CONCETTINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CONCETTA.
CONSOLATA   f   Italian
Means "consoled" in Italian. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María Consolata.
CORNELIA   f   German, Romanian, Italian, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi... [more]
COSIMA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of COSIMO.
CRISTIANA   f   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTINA.
CRISTINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian form of CHRISTINA.
CROCETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CROCIFISSA.
CROCIFISSA   f   Italian
Means "crucifix" in Italian.
DAFNE   f   Italian
Italian form of DAPHNE.
DAMIANA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of DAMIAN.
DANIA (1)   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of DANIELA.
DARIA   f   Italian, Polish, Romanian, English, Croatian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of DARIUS. Saint Daria was a 3rd-century Greek woman who was martyred with her husband Chrysanthus under the Roman emperor Numerian... [more]
DEBORA   f   Italian, German, Dutch
Italian, German and Dutch form of DEBORAH.
DELFINA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DELPHINA.
DELIA (1)   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Greek Mythology
Means "of Delos" in Greek. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis, given because she and her twin brother Apollo were born on the island of Delos... [more]
DEMETRA   f   Italian, Romanian, Greek
Italian and Romanian form of DEMETER (1), as well as a variant transcription of Greek DIMITRA.
DESIDERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERIO. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
DIANA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Polish, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see ZEUS). Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis... [more]
DINA (2)   f   Italian, Portuguese
Short form of names ending in dina.
DOMENICA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of DOMINIC.
DOMITILLA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name DOMITIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Vespasian and the mother of emperors Titus and Domitian.
DONATA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of DONATO.
DONATELLA   f   Italian
Diminutive of DONATA.
EDDA (1)   f   Italian
Italian form of HEDDA.
EDMONDA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of EDMUND.
EDVIGE   f   Italian
Italian form of HEDWIG.
ELDA   f   Italian
Italian form of HILDA.
ELENA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, German, Medieval Slavic
Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
ELETTRA   f   Italian
Italian form of ELECTRA.
ELIANA (1)   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ÉLIANE.
ELISABETTA   f   Italian
Italian form of ELIZABETH.
ELOISA   f   Italian
Italian form of ELOISE.
ELSA   f   English, German, Swedish, Finnish, Italian
Short form of ELISABETH.
ELVIRA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Russian
Spanish form of a Visigothic name, possibly composed of the Germanic elements ala "all" and wer "true"... [more]
EMANUELA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian feminine form of EMMANUEL.
EMILIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Finnish, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMILIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of EMILIANO.
EMMA   f   English, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning "whole" or "universal". It was introduced to England by Emma of Normandy, who was the wife both of king Ethelred II (and by him the mother of Edward the Confessor) and later of king Canute... [more]
ENRICA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of HENRY.
ERICA   f   English, Swedish, Italian
Feminine form of ERIC. It was first used in the 18th century. It also coincides with the Latin word for "heather".
ERIKA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, English, Italian
Feminine form of ERIK. It also coincides with the word for "heather" in some languages.
ERMELINDA   f   Italian
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, universal" and linde "soft, tender".
ERMENEGILDA   f   Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of ERMENEGILDO.
ERMINIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of HERMINIUS.
ERNESTA   f   Italian, Lithuanian
Feminine form of ERNEST.
ERNESTINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of ERNEST.
ERSILIA   f   Italian
Italian form of HERSILIA.
EUFEMIA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIA.
EUGENIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man... [more]
EULALIA   f   Spanish, Italian, English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and λαλεω (laleo) "to talk"... [more]
EVA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Latinate form of EVE. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament... [more]
EVELINA   f   English, Italian, Swedish
Latinate form of AVELINE. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel 'Evelina' (1778)... [more]
FABIA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIOLA   f   Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
FABRIZIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FAUSTA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FAUSTUS.
FAUSTINA   f   Ancient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FEBE   f   Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Dutch, Spanish and Italian form of PHOEBE.
FEDERICA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of FREDERICK.
FELICIANA   f   Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICITA   f   Italian
Italian form of FELICITAS. It also coincides closely with Italian felicità "happiness".
FERDINANDA   f   Italian, German
Feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FIAMMETTA   f   Italian
Derived from Italian fiamma "fire" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FILIPPA   f   Russian, Greek, Swedish, Italian
Russian, Greek, Swedish and Italian feminine form of PHILIP.
FILOMENA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch form of PHILOMENA.
FINA   f   Italian
Short form of SERAFINA. Saint Fina, also known as Saint Serafina, was a 13th-century girl from the town of San Gimignano in Italy.
FIORALBA   f   Italian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIORELLA   f   Italian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FIORENZA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLAVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIANA   f   Ancient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of FLAVIAN.
FLORA   f   English, German, Italian, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France... [more]
FLORIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Italian feminine form of FLORIAN.
FRANCA   f   Italian
Contracted form of FRANCESCA.
FRANCESCA   f   Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FULVIA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fulvius (see FULVIO).
GABRIELLA   f   Italian, Hungarian, English, Swedish
Feminine form of GABRIEL.
GAETANA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GAETANO.
GAIA   f   Greek Mythology, Italian
From the Greek word γαια (gaia), a parallel form of γη (ge) meaning "earth"... [more]
GELTRUDE   f   Italian
Italian form of GERTRUDE.
GEMMA   f   Italian, Catalan, English (British), Dutch
Medieval Italian nickname meaning "gem, precious stone". It was borne by the wife of the 13th-century Italian poet Dante Alighieri.
GENOVEFFA   f   Italian
Italian form of GENEVIÈVE.
GERARDA   f   Italian, Dutch
Feminine form of GERARD.
GERMANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of GERMANUS.
GESSICA   f   Italian
Italian variant of JESSICA.
GIA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GIANNA.
GIACINTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of HYACINTHUS.
GIACOMA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GIACOMO.
GIACOMINA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GIACOMO.
GIADA   f   Italian
Italian form of JADE.
GIANNA   f   Italian, Greek
Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
GIANNINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GIOVANNA.
GILBERTA   f   Dutch, Italian
Feminine form of GILBERT or GILBERTO.
GILDA   f   Italian, Portuguese
Originally an Italian short form of names containing the Germanic element gild meaning "sacrifice, value".
GINA   f   Italian, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of GEORGINA, REGINA, LUIGINA, and other names ending in gina... [more]
GINEVRA   f   Italian
Italian form of GUINEVERE. This is also the Italian name for the city of Geneva, Switzerland. It is also sometimes associated with the Italian word ginepro meaning "juniper".
GIOCONDA   f   Italian
From the Late Latin name Iucunda which meant "pleasant, delightful, happy". Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' is also known as 'La Gioconda' because its subject is Lisa del Giocondo.
GIOIA   f   Italian
Means "joy" in Italian.
GIORGIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of GEORGE.
GIORGINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GIORGIA.
GIOSETTA   f   Italian
Perhaps an Italian form of JOSETTE.
GIOVANNA   f   Italian
Italian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA), making it the feminine form of GIOVANNI.
GIOVANNETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GIOVANNA.
GISELLA   f   Italian
Italian form of GISELLE.
GIUDITTA   f   Italian
Italian form of JUDITH.
GIULIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of JULIUS.
GIULIANA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GIULIANO.
GIULIETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GIULIA.
GIUSEPPA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GIUSEPPE.
GIUSEPPINA   f   Italian
Feminine form of GIUSEPPE.
GIUSTINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of JUSTIN.
GLORIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish
Means "glory" in Latin. The name (first?) appeared in E. D. E. N. Southworth's novel 'Gloria' (1891) and subsequently in George Bernard Shaw's play 'You Never Can Tell' (1898)... [more]
GRAZIA   f   Italian
Means "grace" in Italian, making it a cognate of GRACE.
GRAZIANA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRAZIELLA   f   Italian
Diminutive of GRAZIA.
IDA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element id meaning "work, labour". The Normans brought this name to England, though it eventually died out there in the Middle Ages... [more]
ILARIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of HILARIUS.
ILDA   f   Italian
Italian form of HILDA.
ILEANA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of HELEN. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
IMELDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of IRMHILD. The Blessed Imelda was a young 14th-century nun from Bologna.
IMMA   f   Italian, Catalan
Short form of IMMACOLATA or IMMACULADA.
IMMACOLATA   f   Italian
Italian cognate of INMACULADA.
INES   f   Italian, Slovene, Croatian
Italian, Slovene and Croatian form of INÉS.
IOLANDA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Portuguese and Romanian form of YOLANDA.
IRMA   f   German, English, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Lithuanian, Hungarian (Rare), Ancient Germanic
German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant "whole, universal". It is thus related to EMMA... [more]
ISA (2)   f   German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish
Short form of ISABELLA.
ISABELLA   f   Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian
Latinate form of ISABEL. This name was borne by many medieval royals, including queen consorts of England, France, Portugal, the Holy Roman Empire and Hungary, as well as the powerful ruling queen Isabella of Castile (properly called Isabel).
ISIDORA   f   Serbian, Macedonian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian (Rare), Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ISIDORE. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess.
ISOTTA   f   Italian
Italian form of ISOLDE.
ITALA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of ITALUS.
ITALIA   f   Italian
From the Italian name of the country of Italy, Italia (see ITALUS).
JESSICA   f   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
This name was first used in this form by Shakespeare in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596), where it belongs to the daughter of Shylock. Shakespeare probably based it on the biblical name ISCAH, which would have been spelled Jescha in his time... [more]
JOLANDA   f   Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Italian
Dutch, Slovene and Croatian form of YOLANDA, as well as an Italian variant of IOLANDA.
LARA (1)   f   Russian, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian
Russian short form of LARISA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by a character from Boris Pasternak's novel 'Doctor Zhivago' (1957) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1965).
LAURA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands... [more]
LAURETTA   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of LAURA.
LEANDRA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of LEANDER.
LELIA   f   Italian
Italian form of LAELIA.
LENA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Russian, English, Italian, Portuguese
Scandinavian, German and Polish short form of HELENA or MAGDALENA, and a Russian short form of YELENA.
LEONARDA   f   Italian
Feminine form of LEONARDO.
LEONORA   f   Italian
Italian short form of ELEANOR.
LEONTINA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONTIUS.
LETIZIA   f   Italian
Italian form of LETITIA. It was borne by Napoleon Bonaparte's mother.
LIA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese and Georgian form of LEAH.
LIA (2)   f   Italian, Dutch
Short form of ROSALIA, JULIA, and other names ending in lia.
LIANA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English
Short form of ELIANA (1), JULIANA, LILIANA, and other names that end in liana... [more]
LIBORIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of LIBORIUS.
LIDIA   f   Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian
Polish, Italian, Spanish and Romanian form of LYDIA.
LINA (2)   f   English, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Lithuanian, Croatian
Short form of names ending in lina.
LINDA   f   English, Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, French, Latvian, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element linde meaning "soft, tender". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
LIVIA (1)   f   Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name LIVIUS.
LORA   f   English, Italian
Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.
LOREDANA   f   Italian, Romanian
Created by the French author George Sand for a character in her novel 'Mattea' (1833) and later used by the Italian author Luciano Zuccoli in his novel 'L'amore de Loredana' (1908)... [more]
LORENA (1)   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Croatian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of LORRAINE.
LORENZA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LORETA   f   Italian
Variant of LORETO.
LORETO   f & m   Italian, Spanish
From the name of a town in Italy, originally called Lauretum in Latin, meaning "laurel grove". Supposedly in the 13th century the house of the Virgin Mary was miraculously carried by angels from Nazareth to the town.
LORETTA   f   English, Italian
Either an elaboration of LORA or a variant of LAURETTA. It is also sometimes used as a variant of LORETO.
LORITA   f   Italian
Either a diminutive of LORA or a variant of LORETO.
LUANA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese
From the movie 'Bird of Paradise' (1932), in which it was borne by the main character, a Polynesian girl. The movie was based on a 1912 play of the same name set in Hawaii.
LUCE   f   Italian, French
Italian and French variant of LUCIA. This also means "light" in Italian.
LUCIA   f   Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus she is the patron saint of the blind... [more]
LUCILLA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of LUCIA. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred in Rome.
LUCREZIA   f   Italian
Italian form of LUCRETIA.
LUDOVICA   f   Italian
Latinate feminine form of LUDWIG.
LUIGIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUIGINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of LUIGIA.
LUISA   f   Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of LUIS.
LUISELLA   f   Italian
Diminutive of LUISA.
MADDALENA   f   Italian
Italian form of MAGDALENE.
MAFALDA   f   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of MATILDA.
MANUELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Italian
Feminine form of MANUEL.
MARCELLA   f   Italian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARGHERITA   f   Italian
Italian form of MARGARET. This is also the Italian word for "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARIANGELA   f   Italian
Combination of MARIA and ANGELA.
MARIANNA   f   Italian, English, Hungarian, Slovak, Polish, Greek
Combination of MARIA and ANNA. It has been confused with the Roman name MARIANA to the point that it is no longer easy to separate the two forms... [more]
MARIELLA   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of MARIA.
MARIETTA   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of MARIA.
MARILENA   f   Italian, Romanian
Combination of MARIA and ELENA.


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