Italian is a Romance language spoken in Italy, the Vatican City, and other parts of the world. It is considered one of the closest to Latin in terms of vocabulary. Italian baby names are often bestowed in tribute to famous saints. Boy names often end in -o or -e, while girl names often end in -a and -e; most have boy/girl diminutives with the -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, or -uccio/-uccia suffixes.
Italian Names for Boys
There are 787 Italian names for baby boys.
Italian names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names have been increasing in popularity since the 1940s. At the height of their usage in 2006, 1.402% of baby boys were given Italian names. There were 26 Italian names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. In 2012, 23 Italian names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.981%. Within all Italian names, the Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and English Antonio was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #118 and a usage of 0.154%.
|Abbo|| abundant, plentiful; priest ... is used mainly in the Italian language. ... |
|Abbondio|| abundant, plentiful; abundant ... is mainly used in Italian and its language of ... |
|Abele|| breath, vapor; son ... is used chiefly in Italian and its origin is ... |
|Abrahamo|| father of a multitude ... in the Esperanto, Italian, and Spanish languages ... |
|Abramo|| high father; father of a multitude ... predominantly in the Italian and Spanish languages ... |
|Achille|| pain; lipless ... largely in French and Italian. ... |
|Achilleo|| pain; lipless ... primarily used in the Italian language and its ... |
|Adalberto || nobly famous ... used in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. ... |
|Adamo|| man ...Adamo is used chiefly in Italian and Spanish ... |
|Adan 353 || a large bat; fire, brightness, splendor; little fire; man ...|
|Adolfo || noble wolf ... mainly in the English, Italian, and Spanish ... |
|Adriano|| man from Hadria; dark one ... used in the English, Italian, and Spanish languages ... |
|Afro|| young deer ... predominantly in the Italian language and its origin ... |
|Agostina|| august, dignified, holy ... is largely used in the Italian language and it is ... |
|Agostino|| august, dignified, holy ... it is used largely in Italian. ... |
|Aimone|| fatherland ... is used mainly in the Italian language ... |
|Alano|| little rock; harmony, peace ... it is used mainly in Italian and Spanish. ... |
|Albano|| man from Alba ... mainly in Germanic, Italian, and Spanish. ... |
|Alberico|| master of elves ... is used chiefly in Italian and it is derived from ... |
|Albertin|| nobly famous ... is used largely in the Italian language. ... |