A free online resource
crammed with advice about choosing an Italian name...
An Italian Name
Click the following links for the complete selection of
nearly 600 Italian name's to choose from! Still unsure
which Italian name? Then check out over 50,000 others
available via the Index.
Italian Baby Boy
Italian Baby Girl
The Importance of a First
We respond to our name throughout our lives. People
associate us with our first name, it forms part of our
identity. They help to distinguish us from one to
another. Other people gain immediate and sometimes
totally subconscious views of people, just from hearing
a name they can therefore give us a distinct advantage
in life, or conversely, a disadvantage! The choice of an
Italian name is, therefore, incredibly important. And
those of us who choose a baby's name are taking on a
The Origins of Italian
The Italian origins of this these include place names,
those related to mythology and history, origins from
colours, plants and other types of nature, Fictional
origins, historical origins, characteristic and
religious origins. We then move on to the genre which
can be classed as Descriptive, Place, Speciality and
finally unique (or created name's).
Italian Christian Names
Firstnames are often referred to as Christian name.
Italian names share similar first or Christian names,
with other Christian countries. These 'shared' titles
differ from country to country according to the language
and the spellings and pronunciations of Christian names
therefore also vary. The church encouraged the use of
naming Italian babies after biblical characters from the
New Testament and Saint's. Old Testament ones were not
commonly used by Christians until the 18th century. The
language of origin for a Christian name was therefore
Latin, Hebrew or Greek.
What Italian baby name
shall I give to my baby?
Will the Italian baby name suit my baby? Should it be
traditional, unusual, unique, exotic, popular or cool?
Will it be suitable throughout all life phases ( "A Name
isn't just for a birthday - it's for life!"). Will it be
appropriate throughout a full life cycle starting with
baby - toddler - school child - teenager - young adults
- parents - middle age - retirement and ending with old
age. Will it suit a pensioner as well as a baby? Will
the schoolchild be teased mercilessly about a name? What
will your baby think of your choice?
Help is at hand when
making a choice of an Italian baby name!
The various sections included in www. babynames. org. uk
accessed via the Site Map will provide answers to all of
your questions regarding the choice of first names. And
our exclusive Name Evaluator will help you avoid any of
the many pitfalls!
Want to know more?
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