Neapolitan Submitted Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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
FARA f Sicilian, Neapolitan, 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.
MARUZZELLA f Neapolitan
It is the neapolitan version of the name Marisa. It can also mean little snail or small strand of braided hair (in the neapolitan language).