Italian (Tuscan) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Italian names used more often in Tuscany. See also about Italian Names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adrio m Italian (Tuscan, Rare)
Masculine form of Adria.
Aleandra f Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan variant of Leandra.
Aleandro m Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan variant of Leandro.
Alidora f Italian (Tuscan)
Feminine form of Alidoro.
Alidoro m Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan cognate of Eliodoro.
Aligi m Italian, Italian (Tuscan)
Short form of Fiordiligi as well as Tuscan form of Aloisio.
Artemia f Spanish (Mexican), Italian (Tuscan, Rare), Sicilian, Polish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Artemio, Sicilian feminine form of Artemiu and Polish feminine form of Artemiusz.
Clodoveo m Italian (Tuscan), Emilian-Romagnol, Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Hlodwig, via a Latinized form Clodovæus or Chlodoveus. This was borne by Clodoveo Carrión Mora (1883-1957), an Ecuadorian palaeontologist and naturalist.
Coriolana f Italian (Tuscan, Rare)
Italian feminine form of Coriolanus.
Duccio m Medieval Italian (Tuscan), Italian (Tuscan)
Medieval masculine given name recently fashionable in Tuscany. It is a short form of Andreuccio, Leonarduccio (diminutive of Leonardo), Bernarduccio (diminutive of Bernardo), Armanduccio (diminutive of Armando) and other given names ending in -duccio.... [more]
Fara f Sicilian, Neapolitan, Italian (Tuscan)
Short form of various, now obsolete, Germanic names that contained the element -fara-, for example Burgundofara. This name is predominantly found in Sicily, Naples and, to a lesser degree, Tuscany reflecting the local veneration of Saint Fara.
Ghino m Italian (Tuscan), Emilian-Romagnol
Short form of names ending in -ghino, such as Arrighino, Ughino and Federighino.
Giovacchino m Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan Italian variant of Gioacchino.
Guelfa f Italian (Tuscan)
Feminine form of Guelfo.
Guelfo m Italian (Tuscan)
Italian form of Welf.
Iorio m Medieval Italian, Italian (Tuscan)
Medieval Italian form of Giorgio originally used in Southern Italy. After Gabriele D'Annunzio used this name in his tragedy La figlia di Iorio (1904) the name has been used mostly in Toscana (Tuscany) and Emilia-Romagna (both in central Italy).
Laerzia f Italian (Tuscan), Emilian-Romagnol
Feminine form of Laerzio, itself a regional variant of Laerte.
Lodoletta f Italian, Italian (Tuscan), Theatre
Probably coined by Pietro Mascagni for the titular character of his "dramma lirico" or lyric opera Lodoletta (1917), which was based on the novel Two Little Wooden Shoes by Marie Louise de la Ramée, (Ouida).... [more]
Mazzea f Italian (Tuscan, Rare)
Tuscan dialect form of Mattea.
Musetta f Theatre, Italian (Tuscan)
Latinate form of Musette, which was possibly based on the dance style, popular in Paris in the 1880s, which took its name from a kind of small bagpipe. It was used by Puccini for the lover of Marcello in his opera La Bohème (1896), which was based on La Vie de Bohème (1851) by Henri Murger (who named the character Musette).... [more]
Nilva f Italian (Tuscan), Emilian-Romagnol
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Renea f Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan truncated form of Irenea.
Reneo m Italian (Tuscan)
Truncated form of Ireneo.
Roldolf m Italian (Tuscan)
Mostly in books. Originated in Medieval Italy. Mainly in Tuscany, Rome, Sicily. Read "A River in Time: Italy." By Lisa T. Bergren to really enjoy how this name is used.
Ruggier m Italian (Tuscan)
Italian cognate of Roger.
Rutilia f Ancient Roman, Italian (Tuscan, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Feminine form of Rutilius. This name was borne by the maternal grandmother of Julius Caesar.
Silia f Italian (Tuscan)
Feminine form of Silio as well as diminutive of Ersilia.
Valfreda f Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan feminine form of Gualfredo.
Zanobi m Italian (Tuscan), Venetian
Tuscan variant and Venetian form of Zenobio. Saint Zenobius of Florence (known in Italian as San Zanobi/Zenobio) (337–417) is venerated as the first bishop of the city.