The most popular Italian baby names

The most popular Italian baby names

Have you ever thought of a baby name with a Mediterranean touch? Italian names are beautiful, strong, and popular all over the Anglosphere. We've listed a bunch of the most popular ones.

Isabella
The name Isabella means 'dedicated to God'. The name is often abbreviated to Bel, Bell, Bella, Isy, Izzie or Izzy.

Ella
Ella is a maiden name and with the meaning 'beautiful, girl, stranger'.

Sofia
Sofia is an Italian name for girls. The meaning is '(life) wisdom'. The name Sofia is most often given to Italian girls. In the top 50 of Italian girls Sofia is number 1.

Elena
The name Elena means 'light, torch, sunbeam' and appears in the top 50 of Italian girl names. The name is also sometimes abbreviated to Lena. The name is not only Italian but also Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish.

Lorenzo
The first boy name in this list is Lorenzo. The meaning is 'laurel leaf, protection'. The name Lorenzo is number 3 in the top 50 in Italy. The name is often shortened to Renzo or Lorenz.

Giovanni
Also the name Giovanni was often given in the Netherlands, namely 1005 times. The meaning is 'God is reconciling'. This name is also high in the top 50 boys' names in Italy. The name is often abbreviated to Nino or Gianni. It also happens to be the Italian equivalent of John.

Angelina
Angelina is an Italian name for girls. The meaning is 'angel, messenger of God'. The name is very popular in America.

Luciano
The name Luciano is super common in the USA, it means "bringer of light".

Donna
Donna is an Italian name for girls and means 'lady'.

Sienna
Sienna literally means 'from Siena (Italy)'. The name is given very commonly to English and Welsh girls.

Enzo
This name means 'ruler of the homeland'. The name is often given to French boys.The female variant of this name is Enza.

Chiara
This is a very popular name in Italy. The meaning of this name is 'clear, famous'.

Nino
The meaning of Nino is 'young child'. This name is used for boys, with "Nina" being the female version. This name is often given to French boys.

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