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Girl Names of Italian Origin

Italian baby names and what they mean, for italian, italy, with 84 results. These Italian names tend to have a stylish and exotic flavor that make them popular, especially among the British and the Americans. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 (ADOPTION OF 2.2%) and have become much less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.9%, 60.3%), with names like Loretta becoming less trendy. Francesca (#424), Giovanna (#777), Lucia (#213) and Luciana (#434) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, while Bello (TOP 2%) and Belli (10%) are conventional surnames. Here is the list of Italian names for boys.

Italian names

Agnola - Carabelle | Carlotta - Gianina | Ginevra - Massima | Nedda - Vallombrosa | Vanda - Zola

Agnola - Carabelle

Agnola
"Angel." Unusual, but Agnola is comparable to common -ola last names Ahola (UPPER 24%), Arreola (1%). Also a variant of Agnes.

Allegra

Allegra
"Gay and jaunty." Adoption of Allegra and variants as baby names in 2016 was down 21.9% compared to 10 years ago. The musical term allegro means quickly ..

Alma

Alma
"Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned." A conventional baby name (#723 THE PAST YEAR), Alma is also used somewhat frequently as a surname. Modern name ..

Alvara
"Elf warrior." Scarce as a children's name, but Alvara is similar to the more common Alverta. See also Alvarita. From Aelfhere ..

Amadore
"Gift of love." Not in Top 2000.

Amita
"Endless; truth; friendship." Outside Top 2000. Hindi name ..

Annunciata
"Announcement, notice." Not that popular as a birth name. Allusion to the Annunciation, when the ..

Bambi

Bambi
Pet name .. Less used today. Bambi was last recorded in the 1980s in the Top 2000.

Belinda

Belinda
"Beautiful." Belinda, Velinda, etc. became more popular in 2016, gaining +84 positions as children's names with Belle rising the most. Probably from Italian "bella" (see Bella) ..

Bella

Bella
"Beautiful." Bella and variants became more trendy in 2016, rising on average +15 positions as baby names with Belle rising the most. Also a short form of Isabel ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Italian names: Allegra, Alma, Bambi, Belinda, Bella

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Italian names: Bianca, Bruna, Capri, Caprice

Bellanca, var. Bianca1
"Blond." Usage of Bellanca and variants as birth names in 2016 was down 1.2% compared to 2015.

Bertrona
Nickname of Berta. Uncommon, with the androgynous -na suffix, like Bertina.

Bianca

Bianca2
"White, pure." A highly familiar birth name (#386 IN RECENT RANKINGS) which also occurs somewhat frequently as a surname. Variant of Blanche (French) ..

Bibiana
Variant of Vivian. Not in popularity charts. See also Bobina.

Bonfilia
"Good daughter." A peculiar birth name.

Bruna

Bruna
"Brown-skinned, brown-haired." Somewhat popular as birth names, Bruna, Brunella, etc. are pronounced like the common Breana. Feminine of Bruno.

Cameo
"Skin." Compare last names Camejo (UPPER 16%), Camen (92%). From Italian "cammeo" probably of Oriental ..

Capri

Capri1
Name of the Italian island famous .. Adoption of Capri and forms was higher 2 years ago and is less today.

Caprice

Caprice, var. Capri2
"Whimsical, playful." Caprise and forms were favored by parents in 2014 and are less widespread today. From Italian "capriccio" which originally referred ..

Carabelle
"Beloved; friend; God's promise." Carabell and variants are seldom used as baby names. Combined form of Cara and Belle.