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Baby names by origin

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Popular Italian baby names for boys and girls

Italian is revered as one of the most beautiful languages on earth — and Italian baby names hold true to this high standard. These wonderfully traditional baby names are Italy's most popular.

Top Italian baby names for girls

Maria – an Italian baby name, means Love’s labours lost

Anna – a name of English origin that is popular in Italy, means King

Aria – a name of Italian, Teutonic, American, English and Greek origins, means Intelligence of an eagle

Rosa – an Italian baby name, means Rose or Flower

Alessandra – an Italian and American name, means Defender of mankind

Giovanna – an Italian baby name, means Gift from God

Teresa – an Italian baby name, means Reap; derived from Therasia

Carina an Italian name, means Pure

Liliana – an Italian, Latin and American name, means Lily

Caterina – an Italian baby name, means Pure, form of the Greek name Catherine

Francesca – a popular Italian baby name of Latin origin, means Free one; feminine form of French name Francis

Top Italian baby names for boys

Giuseppe – an Italian baby name, means He shall add

Giovanni – an Italian baby name, means Gift from God

Antonio – an Italian name, means Worthy of praise

Mario – an Italian baby name, means Bitter

Luigi – an Italian baby name, means Renowned fighter; Italian form of the French name Louis

Francesco – an Italian baby name, means Free one; derived from the Latin name Francis

Angelo – an Italian baby name, means Messenger; derived from Biblical name for Spirit messengers

Aldo – an Italian name, means Archaic

Paolo – an Italian and Latin name, means Small

Salvatore – an Italian baby boy name, means Savior

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