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Thread: The new top Italian names!
November 30th, 2013 02:04 PM #1
The new top Italian names!
The new Italian top 30 is out! You can find it here.
The top 30 makes up for 48% of the boys' names and 41% of the girls'.
I was pretty excited to find out the new rankings, probably more than a normal human being would consider reasonable
I think it's very interesting to note how many parents are starting to choose international names for their children: Rebecca, Nicole, Melissa, Christian, Gabriel.
I also have to note how the list seems to fit the Nameberry style: names which are rare in the States and are site favorites crop up on the list (Beatrice and Alice!)
My personal favorites:
Viola, Noemi, Greta, Ginevra, Giada, Arianna, Ludovica
Alessandro, Lorenzo, Riccardo, Luca, Edoardo
What do you think? Which names are your favorites? Which are outright weird, and you would never choose for your children?Michelle
I'm an Italian teenberry!
I have synesthesia.
Apologies for any grammar/spelling mistakes. I try my best.
Also, I'm bad at naming boys. You'll almost never find me discussing boy names.
November 30th, 2013 02:15 PM #3
November 30th, 2013 02:57 PM #5
Noemi is name perfection! I love Italian names!My darling little Bean is a G I R L!
Making her debut September 2014
November 30th, 2013 07:39 PM #7Senior Member
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As I've been learning Italian for the majority of my life, I enjoy seeing the top names being used in Italy. Thanks for posting. My favourites from this list are: Giorgia, Aurora, Chiara, Alice, Francesca, Ginevra, Matilde, Beatrice and Ludovica for the girls, and Alessandro, Lorenzo, Matteo, Tommaso, Pietro, Giovanni and Gabriel for the boys.[FONT=Times New Roman]
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