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.

  • Gemella

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A pretty possibility for a Gemini girl.Read More 

  • Gemma

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Gemma is a jewel of a name, an Italian classic that was very popular in 1980s England, but has only recently been started to be used here; it entered Read More 

  • Giada

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Giada is a fresh spin on Jade, which has been quietly and stylishly used in English-speaking countries for several years now. Popular cook Giada De Laurentiis made this a possibility, then... Read More 

  • Giovanetta

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The sound is quite lovely, but it still comes down to naming your little girl young girl.Read More 

  • Grazia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    With Grace getting so popular, you may want to explore its international variations such as Grazia, or go all the way to Graziana or Graziella.Read More 

  • Lauro

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A heck of a lot cooler than Larry.Read More 

  • Lavanda

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cross between a color name and a La-plus invention. Read More 

  • Lilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Three l's may not be better than two. Consider Willa or Lila instead. Read More 

  • Lilliale

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A possible addition to the international Lil family of names, but having four L's in its four syllables makes it a bit of a tongue twister.Read More 

  • Lindezza

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This could make a sizzly Latinate namesake for Aunt Linda.Read More 

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