Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EE-ta-loos(Latin)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "of Italy" in Latin. In Roman legend Italus was the father of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. He supposedly gave his name to the region known as Italia or Italy (in fact the region may have gotten its name from Oscan Víteliú meaning "land of bulls").

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesItalo(Italian)


Entry updated June 9, 2023