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Gender: Male Meaning of Gennaro: "January" Origin of Gennaro: Italian

The name Gennaro is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "January". Gennaro and is often added to lists like Cool Boys’ Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory - Newborn boys from the Netherlands".

From the experts:

This name of the patron saint of Naples would make an apt choice for a New Year's baby, or one with Neapolitan roots.

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Famous People Named Gennaro

Gennaro Carlo Francesco, Prince of Naples and Sicily; son of Ferdinand IV
Gennaro Maria Immacolata Luigi, birth name of Prince Januarius Maria Immaculata Louis of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caltagirone; son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies
Gennaro Maria Pio Casimir, Prince of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, son of Prince Antoine
Gennaro Spinelli, prince of Cariati, Italian politician and diplomat
Gennaro Ivan "Rino" Gattuso, Italian footballer and coach
Gennaro Contaldo, Italian TV chef
Gennaro Basile, Italian painter
Gennaro Favai, Italian painter
Gennaro Auletta, Italian philosopher and scientist

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Gennaro's International Variations

Génaro (Spanish)