Neapolitan Submitted Names

Neapolitan names are used in southern Italy in the area around Campania. Listed separately are Italian names. See also about Italian names.
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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
Feminine form of AGNELLO.
AITANO m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Gaetan.
BARBATA f Neapolitan, Medieval English
Feminine form of the Latin cognomen Barbatus.
CUGLIERME m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of WILLIAM.
DIODORA f Neapolitan (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Greek (Rare), Polish (Archaic)
Greek feminine form of DIODOROS, Spanish and Neapolitan feminine form of DIODORO 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
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.
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