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.

  • Zia

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    While this is an ancient male name, it's too similar to modern girls' choices like Mia and Pia to work for a boy today. Read More 

  • Zio

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Zio is a pet form for names ending with 'zio', such as Maurizio, Marzio and Tiburzio. As a full name in Italian, though it wouldl be like naming your son Uncle Uncle.Read More 

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