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.
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]
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.
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.
GENEROSA f Late Roman, Neapolitan, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of GENEROSUS. This name was borne by Generosa of Scillium, a martyr and saint from the 2nd century AD.
GENNARA f Neapolitan
Feminine form of GENNARO.
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).
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.
TAMMARA f Neapolitan (Rare)
Italian feminine form of THANCMAR via the Latinization Tammarus.