Italian variation of Henry, also diminutive of Vincenzo and Lorenzo

Enzo Origin and Meaning

The name Enzo is a boy's name of Italian origin.

Enzo originated as the Italian variation of Heinz, a German name derived from Heinrich, related to Henry. It has historically been used as a short form for Italian names such as Vincenzo and Lorenzo. The most famous bearer of the name is Enzo Ferrari, founder of the luxury sports car brand.

Like Leonardo and Luca, Enzo is one of the confident and captivating Italian names beginning to be used by parents of all ethnic backgrounds, including Patricia Arquette and Annabeth Gish. In addition to its native country, Enzo is currently mega popular in France and is one of the top Italian baby names in the US.

# 90 in the US

Enzo Rank in US Top 1000

Enzo Popularity

Famous People Named Enzo

  • Enzo Anselmo Ferrarifounder of the Ferrari car brand
  • Enzo Amorering name of Eric Arndt, American pro wrestler
  • Enzo FrancescoliUruguayan footballer
  • Enzo Alan Zidane (Fernandez)French footballer; son of footballer Zinedine Zidane
  • Vincenzo "Enzo" Daniele ScifoBelgian footballer
  • Vincenzo "Enzo" BearzotItalian footballer and manager
  • Enzo Héctor TrosseroArgentine footballer
  • Enzo KnolDutch YouTube vlogger
  • Enzo Rossison of actress Patricia Arquette and Paul Rossi
  • Enzo Dallaglio (b. 2002)son of rugby union player Lawrence Dallaglio
  • Enzo Mexès (b. 2003)son of footballer Philippe Mexès
  • Enzo Antonio Roberto (b. 2004)son of boxer and actor Paolo Roberto
  • Enzo Castaldi (b. 2004)son of TV presenters Benjamin Castaldi and Flavie Flament
  • Enzo Edward Allen (b. 2008)son of actress Annabeth Gish
  • Enzo Rafeal Cuevas (b. 2008)son of footballer and singer Nelso Cuevas
  • Enzo Hincapie (b. 2008)son of cyclist George Hincapie
  • Enzo Gattuso Alves Vieira (b. 2009)son of footballer Marcelo Vieira
  • Enzo Cazorla (b. 2011)son of footballer Santi Cazorla
  • Enzo Jett Carroll (b. 2014)son of actor Luke Carroll & Danica Sarna
  • Enzo Zaborowsky (b. 2015)son of actress Luisa Mell and Gilberto Zaborowsky
  • Enzo Busquets Galera (b. 2016)son of footballer Sergio Busquets
  • Enzo Fumero (b. 2016)son of American actress Melissa Fumero and Cuban,American actor David Fumero
  • Enzo Cortese (b. 2019)son of American actor Dan Cortese

Enzo in Pop Culture

  • Enzodog in book "The Art of Racing in the Rain"
  • Enzocharacter on the Vampire Diaries
  • EnzoDino's pet turtle in the manga and anime "Katekyo Hitman Reborn!"
  • Enzo Valencianocharacter in Marie Lu's "The Young Elites"
  • Enzo Gorlomialias of Aldo "the Apache" Raine in film "Inglourious Basterds"
  • Enzosecond dog to play Eddie on TV's "Frasier"

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