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What Do Those Names Mean ?

Below is a compilation of Italian first names and their English meanings.
If you want to add a name or if the meaning is incorrect, drop me a line.


Names 'highlighted in bold ' represent some of the 'first names' found on this site.

 
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A-L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X , Y , Z

 

Italian

English

Maddalena

Madeleine, Madeline, Magdalena

Magda

Maud

Manfredo

Manfred

Manlio

Manlius

Manuele

Manuel, Emanuel

Marcantonio

Mark Anthony

Marcellina

Marcelline, Marcy

Marcellino

Marcellinus

Marcello

Marcel, Marcellus

Marco

Mark

Margherita

Margaret, Margery, Margot, Madge, Marguerite

Maria

Mary, Marie, Maria

Marianna

Marianne, Marianna

Marietta

Peggy, Marion, May

Mario

Marius

Marta

Martha

Martino

Martin

Massimiliano

Maximilian

Massimo

Max

Matilde

Mathilda

Matteo

Matthew

Mattia

Matthias, Matthew

Maurizio

Maurice

Melissa

 

Mercede

Mercedes

Michela

Michelle

Michelangelo

Michaelangelo

Michele

Michael

Michelino

Mike

Mimma, Mena, Mina

Domenica

Mimmo, Meno, Mino

Domenico

Minerva

 

Miranda

 

Modesto

Modestus

Monica

Monique

 
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Nannetta

Nannette, Nancy

Nardo

Leonardo or Bernardo

Natale

Noel

Natalia

Natalie

Nataniele

Nathaniel, Nathan

Nicola

Nicholas

Nicoletta

Nicoletta, Nicole

Nicolo

Nicholas

Nicoluccio

Nick

Nina

Nan

Nina, Ninuccia

diminutive of many names

Nino

 

Nunzia, Nunzio

Annunciata

 
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Ofelia

Ophelia

Olivia

Olive sometimes translated as Lee

Oliviero

Oliver

Olympia

Lee

Omero

Homer

Onofredo

Humphrey

Onofrio

Humphrey?

Onorato

Honore

Orazio

Horace, Horatio

Orlando

Orlando

Orsola

Ursula

Ortensia

Hortense, Hortensia

Oscar

 

Osvaldo

Oswald

Ottavia

Octavia

Ottaviano

Octavian

Ottavio

Octavius

Ottilio

 

Ovidio

Ovid

 
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Panfilo

Pamphilus

Paola

Paula

Paolina

Paulina

Paolino

Paulinus, Linus

Paolo

Paul

Pasquale

Pascal, Patsy, Patrick

Patrizia

Patricia

Patrizio

Patrick

Penelope

 

Perrino

Perry

Petronilla

Petronella

Petronio

Petronius

Pia, Pio

Pio Pius, Pia is the female form of this name

Piero

Peter

Pietro

Peter

Pietruccio

Pete

Pindaro

Pindar

Pippo

Filippobut, also seen for Giuseppe

Placidia

Pleasantine

Placido

 

Platone

Plato

Plauto

Plautus

Plinio

Pliny

Pompeo

Pompey

Porfirio

Porphyry

Porzia

Portia

Prescilla

 

Prospero

Prosper

Proteo

Proteus

Prudenza

Prudence

 
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Quintilliano

Quintiliam

Quintino

Quentin

 
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Rachele

Rachel

Raffaele

Raphael, Ralph

Raimondo

Raymond

Rainero

Rainerd, Reiner

Randolfo

Randolph

Raulo

Ralph

Rea

Rhea

Rebecca

 

Regina

Gina, Jean, Jenny

Reginaldo

Reginald

Reinardo

Reinhard

Renata

Renate

Renato

Renatus

Renzo

Lorenzo

Riccardino

Dick

Riccardo

Richard

Rina

Caterina

Rinaldo

Reynold, Reginald, Reggie, Ronald

Rita

Margherita

Roberto

Robert

Rodolfo

Rudolph, Ralph

Rodrigo

Roderick, Roderic

Rolando

Roland

Roma

 

Romolo

Romulus

Rosa

Rose, Rosa

Rosalia

Rosalie

Rosalinda

Rosalind

Rosamonda

Rosamund

Rosaria

Rose, Sadie, Sara

Rosario

Ross, Russ, Roy, Sal

Rosetta

Rosette

Rosina

Rosalie, Rosie

Rossanna

Roxanne

Rufo

Rufus

Ruggero

Roger

Ruth

 
 
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Sabina

 

Salamone

Solomon

Salvatore, Salvatora

derived from "the Savior", often Sam, Sal

Samuele

Samuel

Sandra

Alessandra

Sandro

Alessandro or Andrew

Sansone

Samson

Santa, Santo, Santina

derivative for "saint"

Sara

Sarah, Sally, or Sara

Sarina

Rosaria

Saul

 

Saverio

Xavier, also Sam

Savino

Sam

Sebastiana

 

Sebastiano

Sebastian

Serafina

Nina, derivative for Seraphim (angel)

Sempronia

Sempronia

Sempronio

Sempronius

Severo

Severus

Sibilla

Sibyl

Sigfrido

Siefried

Sigismondo

Sigmund

Silvestro

Silverter

Silvia

Sylvia

Silvio

Sylviusor just Silvio

Simeone

Simeon

Simone

Simon

Siro

Cyril or Cyrus

Sofia

Sophie

Stefania

Stephanie

Stefano

Stephenor Steven

Stella

Estelle

Stentore

Stentor

Susanna

Susan, Sue, Susannah, Susanna

Susetta

Susie

 
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Tacito

Tacitus

Taddeo

Thaddeus

Teo

might be from Matteo or Teodoro

Teobaldo

Theobald

Teodato

Theodatus

Teodora

Theodora

Teodorico

Theodoric

Teodoro

Theodore

Teodosia

Theodosia

Teodosio

Theodosius

Terenzio

Terence

Teresa

Therese, Teresa,Theresa

Tibaldo

Tybald

Timeo

Timaeus

Timoteo

Timothy

Tirone

Tyrone

Tito

Titus

Tommasina

Thomasina

Tommasino

Tom

Tommaso

Thomas

Toni

Antonia

Tonio

Antonio

Toto

Salvatore, Antonio

Turridu

Salvatore

 
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Ubaldo

Hubaldus

Uberto

Hubert

Ugo

Hugo

Ulisse

Ulysses

Ulrico

Ulric

Umberto

Humberto

Urania

Ron

Urbano

Urban

 
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Valentina

 

Valentino

Valentine

Valerieo

Valerie

Valerieano

Valerian

Venere

Venus

Veronica

 

Vienna

 

Vilfrido

Wilfred

Vincenza

Vincentia

Vincenzius

Vinny

Vincenzo

Vincent

Vinfrido

Winfred

Viola, Violetta

Violet,or

Virgilio

Virgil

Virginia

 

Vitale

Vitellius

Vito

Vitus

Vittore

Vic, Victor

Vittoria

Victoria

Vittoriano

Victorian

Vittorio

Victor

Viviana

Vivian

 
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Xaccheo

Zaccheus

 
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Zaccaria

Zachary

Zenobia

 

Zenone

Zeno

Zorzi

Giorgio

Zuanna

Giovanna

Zuanne

Giovanni

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This list was compiled using the following sources:
Follett's "World-Wide Dictionary"
Fucilla's "Our Italian Surnames"
Cole's "Italian Genealogical Records"
 


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