Category: artist baby names

Romantic Italian Baby Names

Romantic baby names

Today we celebrate the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, namesake of that other Leonardo–whose pregnant mother was said to have been inspired while looking at a da Vinci painting in Florence when she felt baby Leo‘s first kick. Now the name Leonardo has been embraced internationally, but there are other Italian Renaissance artists whose names are also as great as their art. So if you love romantic boys’ names with the magical o-ending, here are a few worth considering, whether or not you have Italian roots.

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Artsy Baby Names: Jackson, Jasper & Julian


The surnames Monet and Manet have already been seen on contemporary birth certificates, but what about the (first) names of more modern visual artists?  With their lively diversity of ethnicities, any of these paintors and sculptors’ names –whether they be abstract or pop artists, realists or surrealists–could provide creative inspiration and an artistic role model for your child.


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