Italian Submitted Names

Italian names are used in Italy and other Italian-speaking regions such as southern Switzerland. See also about Italian names.
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ABACO m Italian (Rare)
Variant of Abacucco. It concides with the Italian word for abacus, a calculating tool that was in use in the ancient Near East, Europe, China, and Russia, centuries before the adoption of the written Hindu–Arabic numeral system.
ABBONDIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Abbondio.
ABBONDIO m Italian
Italian form of Abundius. Don Abbondio (a priest) is one of the main characters in 1827 Italian masterpiece 'The Betrothed' by Alessandro Manzoni.
ABDERO m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Abderos.
ABELA f Italian
Feminine form of Abele.
ABERCIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Abercius (see Aberkios).
ABIGAILLE f Italian (Rare), Theatre
Italian form of Abigail, used for a character in Verdi's opera 'Nabucco' (1842).
ABRAMA f & m English (Rare), Indonesian (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant or feminine form of Abram and Abramo.
ABUNDANTIA f Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Abundantius. She was the Roman personification of abundance, prosperity and good fortune, portrayed as distributing grain and money from a cornucopia. (The mythological character has survived in French folklore as Lady Hobunde.) The name was also borne by an Italian saint martyred during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian.
ABUNDANZIO m Italian
Italian form of Abundantius.
ACARIO m Italian (Archaic)
From Latin acharis meaning "ungrateful". It is known because of Saint Acario di Noyon e Turnai.
ACCURSIA f Sicilian (Rare)
Feminine form of Accursio.
ACCURSIO m Italian (Rare)
Italian name derived from Accorso and short form of Bonaccurso.
ACEPSIMA m Italian
Italian form of Acepsimas (see Akepsimas).
ACESANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Acesander.
ACESSIMA m Italian
Diminutive of Acepsima.
ACHEO m Italian
Italian form of Achaios via Achaeus.
ACHILLEA f Italian
Feminine form of Achille. It is also the botanical name of the genus of flowering plants (Yarrow).
ACHIROPITA f Italian (Rare)
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Maria Santissima Achiropita, this name is typically and predominantly found in the province of Cosenza, in the Calabria region in Southern Italy.
ACILIO m Italian (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian and Portuguese form of Acilius.
ADALARDO m Italian
Italian form of Adalhard.
ADAMARIA f Italian (Rare)
Combination of Ada and Maria.
ADAUTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ADAUTTO m Italian
Variant of Adauto.
ADDOLORATA f Neapolitan, Italian
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Maria Santissima Addolorata, the name literally means "sorrowful" (from Italian addolorata, the feminine form of the adjective addolorato)... [more]
ADELAISA f Italian
Italian form of Adelaide.
ADELASIA f Medieval Italian, Theatre, Italian, Sardinian
Medieval Italian variant of Adelaide. ... [more]
ADELCHI m Italian (Rare), Medieval Italian
It is an Italian form of Adelgis from the Ancient German elements adal 'noble' and gisil 'arrow'. Adelchi was a Longobard prince, son of King Desiderio who ruled Longobard territories in years 756-774... [more]
ADELELMO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADELFIA f Italian
Italian form of Adelphia.
ADELIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish masculinization of Adelia.... [more]
ADELISA f Italian
Elaboration of Adele by way of adding the suffix -isa.
ADELMO m Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from the Old High German name elements ath, which is of uncertain origin and meaning, and helm "helmet; protection".
ADEODATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
ADIGE m & f Italian (Archaic)
Name of an Italian river that runs through the regions of Trentino-Alto-Adige-Südtirol and Veneto.
ADIUTO m Italian (Rare)
From the Latin adiutus meaning "help", in this case referring to divine assistance in a Christian context. ... [more]
ADMETA f Italian
Feminine form of Admeto.
ADMETO m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare), Theatre
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Admetus.
ADONE m Italian
Italian form of Adonis.
ADONIA m Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish
Dutch, German, Italian and Swedish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
ADORATO m Italian (Archaic)
Masculine form of Adorata.
ADORAZIONE f Italian
Italian form of the feminine given name Adoración.
ADORNA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Adorno.
ADORNO m Italian
Means "adorned" in Italian.
ADRASTO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRI f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
ADRIA f Italian
Possibly a Latinized form of Audrey.
ADRIÀNU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Adrian.
ADRIANU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Hadrianus (see Hadrian).
ADRIO m Italian (Tuscan, Rare)
Masculine form of Adria.
ADUA f Tigrinya (Italian, Rare), Italian (Rare)
Italian form of ዓድዋ also spelled Adwa or Aduwa. This is an Ethiopian town whose name means "village of Awa (people)" in Tigrinya.... [more]
AEDONA f Italian (Rare), Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Italian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Aëdon.
AFAREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphareus.
AFRANIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Afranius.
AFRO m Italian
Means "African" in Italian. A known bearer was artist Afro Basaldella (1912-1976).
AFRODISIO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
AFRODITE f Italian, Greek, Dutch
Italian and Dutch form of Aphrodite and Modern Greek variant transcription of Afroditi.
AGAPIO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Agapios.
AGATANGELA f Italian
Italian feminine form of Agathangelos.
AGATODORO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian Spanish and Portuguese form of Agathodorus via Agathodoros.
AGATUCCIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Medieval Italian diminutive of Agata, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.... [more]
AGAZIA f Italian (Archaic)
Italian feminine form of Agazio.
AGAZIO m Italian
Italian form of Agathios.
AGENORE m Italian
Italian form of Agenor.
AGESANDRO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
AGESILAO m Italian
Italian form of Agesilaus.
AGHINOLFO m Italian
Italian form of Aginolf.
AGIO m Italian (Archaic)
Means "ease" in Italian.... [more]
AGNELLA f Neapolitan
Feminine form of Agnello.
AGNELLO m Italian
From Italian agnello "lamb", given either as a nickname for a meek and mild person or as a personal name, which was popular because the lamb led to the slaughter was a symbol of the suffering innocence of Christ.
AGREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Agreus.
AGRICOLA m & f Ancient Roman, Italian (Rare)
Means "farmer; grower" in Latin from ager; agri meaning "field, land" combined with the verb colere meaning "to cultivate; to grow".... [more]
AGUINALDO m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Archaic)
From the Latin expression hoc in anno meaning "during this year". Aguinaldo in Spain and Latin America is the thirteen salary. It is also a folk genre of Christmas music based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols (also called villancicos).
AIACE m Italian
Italian form of Ajax.
AICA f Italian
From the Germanic element ag, possibly meaning "edge" or "sharp".
AIMO m Italian
Variant of Aimone.
AIMONE m Italian
Italian form of Haimo. This name was borne by Aimone, Duke of Aosta, an Italian royal who briefly reigned as King of Croatia during World War II.
ÀITA f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Agatha.
ALADINA f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Aladdin.
ALADINO m Italian (Rare), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aladdin.
ALAGIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Alasia, short form of Adelasia. The Genoese noblewoman Alàgia dei Fieschi, who Dante praises in his 'Purgatorio' (c.1318), was a niece of Pope Adrian V and the wife of Dante's friend Moroello III Malaspina.
ALARICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
ALAVIVO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alavivus.
ALBACHIARA f Italian
Combination of Alba and Chiara. Use of this name is most likely influenced by the song 'Albachiara' by Vasco Rossi.
ALBOINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alboin.
ALCANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Alkandros via Alcander.
ALCEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcaeus.
ALCESTE f & m French, Italian
French and Italian masculine and feminine form of Alcestis.
ALCESTI f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Alcestis.
ALCEU m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sicilian
Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian and Sicilian form of Alcaeus. Known bearers of this name include Brazilian writer and journalist Alceu Amoroso Lima (1893-1983) and Brazilian soccer player Alceu Rodrigues Simoni Filho (b... [more]
ALCIONE f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
ALCIONEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcyoneus.
ALDEBRANDO m Italian
Italian form of Aldebrandus.
ALDERICA f Italian
Feminine form of Alderico.
ALDERICO m Italian
Italian form of Aldric.
ALDOBRANDO m Italian
Italian form of Aldebrand.
ALEANDRA f Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan variant of Leandra.
ALEANDRO m Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan variant of Leandro.
ALEARDA f Italian
Feminine form of Aleardo.
ALEARDO m Italian
Italian form of Adelardo.
ALENDRA f & m English (Modern), Italian (Archaic)
Contracted form of Alexandra or an archaic diminutive of Alessandra.
ALENI f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Elena.
ALEO m Italian, Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Aleus.
ALESSANDRIA f Italian
Italian form of Alexandria.
ALESSANDRU m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Alexander.
ALESSIANO m Italian
Italian form of Alexian.
ALESSO m Italian
Variant of Alessio.
ALFESIBEA f Italian, Polish
Italian and Polish form of Alphesiboea.
ALFIA f Italian, Russian
Feminine form of Alfio.
ALFIO m Italian
Variant of Alfeo.
ALIDEA f Italian
Elaboration of Alida and Alide.
ALIPIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alypius.
ALISSANDRU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Alexander.
ALMERINA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Almerino.
ALMO m Italian
Italian form of Almos via its latinized form Almus.
ALRIGO m Italian
Italian variant of Henry.
ALTO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus 'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton.
ALUIGI m Italian
Variant of Aloisio (see Aloysius).
ALVARO m Italian
Italian form of Álvaro.
ALVISA f Venetian
Feminine form of Alvise.
AMABILE m & f Italian (Rare), French (Rare), Walloon (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Italian form of Amabilis and also rare French form of Amabilis. The name is unisex in Italy and strictly feminine in the francophone world. Also compare Amable.
AMADEA f Late Roman, German, Italian, Hungarian
Late Roman and German feminine form of Amadeus, Italian feminine form of Amadeo and Hungarian feminine form of Amadeusz.
AMADORA f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Amadore (Italian) and Amador (Spanish and Portuguese).
AMALARICO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Amalaric.
AMALASUNTA f Italian
Italian form of Amalasuintha.
AMALTEA f Catalan (Rare), Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Catalan, Italian and Spanish form of Amalthea.
AMANZIA f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amantia.
AMANZIO m Italian
Italian form of Amantius.
AMARANTO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian masculine form of Amarantha.
AMARINCEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Amarynceus.
AMASIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Amasio.
AMASIANO m Italian
Italian form of Amasianus.
AMASIO m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amasius.
AMATI m Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Amato.
AMBIORIGE m Italian
Italian form of Ambiorix.
AMBROGGIU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Ambrose.
AMBROGIA f Italian
Feminine form of Ambrogio.
AMBROGINA f Italian
Feminine form of Ambrogio.
AMBRÒSU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Ambrose.
AMBROSU m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMELIO m Italian
Masculine form of Amelia.
AMELITA f Spanish, Italian
Diminutive of Amelia.
AMINANDRO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Amynander.
AMINTORE m Italian
Italian form of Amyntor.
AMLETO m Italian
Italian form of Hamlet.
AMMIANA f Late Roman, Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ammianus. It might also be interesting to know that Ammiana was the name of one of the islands in the Venetian lagoon, which sank after the Christmas Day earthquake in 1223 AD.
AMMIANO m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Ammianus.
AMPELO m Italian (Archaic)
Italian form of Ampelos.
AMPSICORA m Italian
Italian form of Hampsicora.
ANACARIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Anacario.
ANAIDE f Italian
Italian form of Anaïs.
ANASSAGORA m Italian
Italian form of Anaxagoras.
ANASSANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Anaxander.
ANASSIDAMO m Italian
Italian form of Anaxidamus.
ANASSIMANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Anaximander.
ANASSIMENE m Italian
Italian form of Anaximenes.
ANASTAGIA f Haitian Creole, Italian (Archaic)
Italian variant and Haitian Creole form of Anastasia. A famous bearer of this name is Anastagia Pierre (1988-) who is a Bahamian-Haitian-American beauty queen, model, spokesperson, and television host, elected as Miss Bahamas Universe 2011.
ANATOLIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Anatolius.
ÀNCILU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Angel.
ANDREMONE m Italian
Italian form of Andraimon via its latinized form Andraemon.
ANDREO m Italian, Esperanto, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Andreus and Esperanto form of Andrew.
ANDRISCO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Andriscus.
ANDROGEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Androgeus.
ANDRONICO m Italian
Italian form of Andronikos.
ANFILOCO m Italian
Italian form of Amphilochus.
ANGELANTONIO m Italian
Combination of Angelo and Antonio.
ANGELELLA f Italian (Archaic)
Combination of Angela with the Italian dimitive suffix -ella. ... [more]
ANGELICO m Italian, Filipino
Masculine form of Angelica.
ANGELISA f English, Italian (Rare)
Combination of Angela and Lisa.
ANGIOLETTA f Italian
Diminutive of Angiola.
ANICETO m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian form of Anicetus.
ANICETTA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Aniceto.
ANIELLO m Italian
Variant of Agnello.
ANNACHIARA f Italian
Combination of Anna and Chiara.
ANNARITA f Italian
Combination of Anna and Rita.
ANNAROSA f Italian
Combination of Anna and Rosa.
ANRICA f Italian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Enrica.
ANSOVINA f Italian
Feminine form of Ansovino.
ANTANDRO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Antander.
ANTENORE m Italian
Italian form of Antenor.
ANTEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of both Antaeus and Antheus.
ANTERINO m Italian
Diminutive of Antero.
ANTERO m Galician, Italian
Galician and Italian form of Anteros.
ANTIFONTE m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Antiphon.
ANTIMA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Antimo.
ANTIMO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anthimos via Anthimus. This was the name of a 9th-century duke of Naples.
ANTINA f Italian
Feminine form of Antinoo.
ANTINEA f Italian, Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
The name of the queen of Atlantis is the 1919 novel L'Atlantide by Pierre Benoit.
ANTINO m Italian
Variant of Antinoo.
ANTINOO m Italian
Italian form of Antinoos.
ANTIOGA f Sardinian (Rare), Theatre
Feminine form of Antiogu. It was used for a character in the Sardinian-language play Ziu Paddori (1918) by Efisio Vincenzo Melis.
ANTIPATRO m Italian
Italian form of Antipater.
ANTOLINA f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Diminutive of Antonia. Perhaps most famously borne by author Anaïs Nin, whose full birth name was Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell.
ANTOLINO f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Diminutive of Antonio and masculine form of Antolina.
ANTONA f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Antonia.
ANTONETTA f Italian
Diminutive of Antonia.
ANTONINU m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Antoninus (see Antonino).
ANTUNINU m Sicilian, Corsican
Sicilian and Corsican form of Antoninus.
ANUTE f Friulian
Friulian name related to Anna.
ÀNZELA f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Angela as well as a quasi-adoption of the Sardinian word ànzelu "angel".
ANZELINA f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Angelina.
ANZIA f Italian, English (Australian)
A very rare name, the history is unknown.
ANZOLA f Venetian (Archaic)
Venetian form of Angela. (Cf. Angiola.)
APOLLODORO m Italian
Italian form of Apollodorus.
APOLLONIO m Italian
Italian form of Apollonius.
APOSTOLO m Italian
Italian form of Apostolus (see Apostolos).
APPIO m Italian
Italian form of Appius.
APRILE f Italian (Modern, Rare)
Italian form of April as the common word for that month.
APRILIA f Italian (Modern, Rare)
It comes from the Italian name of the month aprile (April). It is the name of a town in the same region of Rome which was given this name because it was established on April, 25 1936 during Fascism on a reclaimed swamps... [more]
APSANDRO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Apsander.
AQUILIA f Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of Aquillius. This name was borne by Aquilia Severa, the second and fourth wife of Emperor Elagabalus.
AQUILINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aquilinus.
AQUILLIO m Italian
Italian form of Aquillius.
ARALDO m Italian
Italian form of Harald (see also Aroldo).
ARCADIO m Galician, Italian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of Arkadios.
ARCANGELA f Italian
Feminine form of Arcangelo.
ARCHIDAMO m Italian
Italian form of Archidamus.
ARCHIMEDE m Italian
Italian form of Archimedes.
ARCHIPPO m Italian
Italian form of Archippos via its latinized form Archippus.
ARCTINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Arctinus.
ARÈGA f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Greca.
AREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Areios via Areus.
ARESIO m Italian (Rare)
Derived form the Greek God Ares.
ARETEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aretaeus.
ARGENE f Italian
Italian name of Greek origin (possibly related to Argentina). A famous bearer was Argene del Carlo, a second-class survivor of the Titanic disaster.
ARGENTA f Italian (Rare), English (Rare)
Italian name of Greek origin meaning "silver".