Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. for-too-NA-to(Italian, Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.

Related Names

Feminine FormsFortunata(Italian) Fortunata(Spanish)
Other Languages & CulturesFortune(English) Fortune(French) Fortunatus(Late Roman)
Surname DescendantFortunato(Italian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   urban   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Italy: July 12
Italy: October 16
Spain: July 12


Entry updated February 28, 2019