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Gender: Male Pronunciation: oom-BAIR-toe Meaning of Umberto: "renowned warrior" Origin of Umberto: Italian variation of Humbert

The name Umberto is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "renowned warrior". Umberto and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

A definite improvement over the English Humbert, Umberto has nevertheless been rarely heard outside the Italian community.

The writer-semiotician Umberto Eco is a noteworthy namesake.

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Famous People Named Umberto

Umberto I (Umberto Ranieri Carlo Emanuele Giovanni Maria Ferdinando Eugenio di Savoia), King of Italy
Umberto II (Umberto Nicola Tommaso Giovanni Maria di Savoia), last king of Italy
Umberto Maria Vittorio Amedeo Giuseppe, Prince of Savoia-Aosta
Umberto Eco, Italian novelist
Umberto Boccioni, Italian painter
Umberto Nobile, Italian aviator
Umberto Bossi, Italian Senatore
Umberto Lenzi, Italian film director
Umberto Veronesi, Italian oncologist and politician
Umberto (b. 1999), Prince of Bulgaria; son of Konstantin-Assen, Prince of Vidin; grandson of Tsar Simeon II
Umberto (b. 2009), Prince of Piedmont; son of Princess Olga of Greece and Prince Aimone of Apulia

Pop Culture References for the name Umberto

Umberto Robina--character in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City