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Gender: Female Meaning of Antonella: "first born" Origin of Antonella: Latin Antonella's Popularity in 2017: #628

The name Antonella is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "first born". Antonella is ranked #628 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Think/Say".

From the experts:

Antonella is an Italian version more feminine and exotic than Antonia. Antonina is a similarly appealing possibility, heard in Poland and Russia.

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Famous People Named Antonella

Antonella Maria Barba, American pop singer ("American Idol")
Antonella Josephine Clementine Gambotto-Burke, Australian novelist
Antonella Costa, Italian-Argentine actress
Antonella Serra Zanetti, Italian tennis player
Antonella Mularoni, former Captain Regent of San Marino
Antonella Del Core, Italian volleyball player
Antonella Mosetti, Italian showgirl, model and TV presenter
Antonella Maria Ponce, Ecuadorian singer-songwriter
Antonella "Ella" Lentini, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Antonella


kxlly0614 Says:


I can understand why people might not like this name, and I agree with many of them, I know an Antonella and she is very sweet, but the name is a mouthful to say and I much prefer Antonia. Even though this might not be my favorite name of all time, the nickname Nella is quite cute.

Ana Says:


This is the name of my best friend. I prefer Antonella over Antonia and Antonina are so old and ugly

bowtiful Says:


This name reminds me of toenails which really puts me off. I guess because I see it as An-toenail-uh

Daphodil Says:


I'm very drawn to Antonella for some reason. I love the nn Nella!

AnonymousPerson Says:


I agree with you both. Antonia and Antoinette are good; Antonella...ihk.

Eva Thyssen Says:


I absolutely hate Antonella. It's ugly, salmonella-ish and completely mainstream here in Chile.

Guest Says:


Antonia and Antonina are much better. This reminds me of salmonella.