Neapolitan Submitted Names

Neapolitan names are a subset of Italian names used in southern Italy in the area around Campania. See also about Italian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Agnella f Neapolitan, Hungarian
Feminine form of Agnello.
Aitano m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Gaetan.
Barbata f Neapolitan, Medieval English
Feminine form of the Latin cognomen Barbatus.
Beneditto m Medieval Italian, Neapolitan
Medieval Italian and Neapolitan form of Benedictus.
Ciccio m Italian, Neapolitan
Hypocoristic form of Francesco (cognate with English Francis). Commonly used as a nickname in Southern Italy, it was borne by Sicilian actor Ciccio Ingrassia (as one half of the comedy duo Franco e Ciccio) and a character in the 2021 Disney Pixar animated film Luca... [more]
Cuglierme m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of William.
Diodora f Greek (Rare), Neapolitan (Rare), Sicilian, Spanish (Rare), Polish (Archaic)
Greek feminine form of Diodoros, Spanish and Neapolitan feminine form of Diodoro, Sicilian feminine form of Diodoru and Polish feminine form of Diodor.
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.
Filumena f Neapolitan, Sicilian, Sardinian
Sardinian, Sicilian and Neapolitan form of Filomena.
Gennara f Neapolitan
Feminine form of Gennaro.
Maruzzella f Neapolitan
Supposedly a Neapolitan form of Marisa - perhaps a double diminutive in origin. By coincidence, it may also mean "small braid (of hair)" in Neapolitan.... [more]
Niballo m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Hannibal.
Nunziata f Sicilian, Neapolitan
Truncated form of Annunziata.
Peppiniello m Neapolitan
Neapolitan diminutive of Giuseppe.
Santilla f Neapolitan
Diminutive of Santa 1.
Tammara f Neapolitan (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Thancmar via the Latinization Tammarus.