Italian Word Names

One new direction -- or is it two? -- for the intrepid baby namer is toward foreign-word names, which combine two of today's coolest trends. We combed our own diccionarios for Italian words that could make perfectly appropriate, attractive Italian baby names. But no reason to stop here--consider words from the language of your own ethnic background, be it Czech or Chinese, and add them to the list of your personal possibilities.

  • Aio

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Vowel names are popular, but this word-name possibility takes it to an extreme.Read More 

  • Alba

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alba is quietly making a behind-the-scenes comeback, perhaps thanks to actress turned baby-product mogul Jessica Alba. Last on the Top 1000 a century ago, the name was given to more than 150 baby... Read More 

  • Alea

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  • Allegro

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    ALLEGRA is a delicate ballet-dancer name; ALLEGRO, which means a fast-paced movement in music, is stronger and more vibrant.Read More 

  • Alzata

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  • Annata

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  • Aquila

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An evocative ancient word that's used as a first name in the New Testament, among other places. It's also the name of an eagle-shaped constellation.

    That said, contemporary interest in... Read More 

  • Ardesia

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  • Aria

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The light and airy Aria is an operatic choice moving quickly up the charts and also a current favorite on Nameberry. Aria entered the list in 2000 and has risen since then to the Top 25. Aria's... Read More 

  • Auretta

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