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    Italian Baby Names Dictionary Our Paesani -
    As many people who follow this column know, I'm newly married to an Italian man. Because we're newlyweds, everyone here in Italy is asking us when we're going to have Italian babies. If you're looking for an Italian baby name to honor your heritage, this is the Italian baby names dictionary for you.

    1600 nomi italiani
    This is a directory of approximately 1600 Italian names. They claim to have the only true list of Italian names on the Internet.

    Female Baby Names
    This gives you a lists of names and a description of what that name stands for.

    Italian First Name Translator
    Just type in the Italian first name to find out the American equivalent or enter the American first name to find out the Italian equivalent.

    Italian Given Names and their English Equivalents
    This list is in alphabetical order according to the Italian name.

    Italian Naming Traditions and their Ramifications
    Yes, there is an Italian custom for naming your children. This explains in detail how the naming tradition works.

    Italian Renaissance Women's Names
    Find out the names of females living in Florence during the 14th & 15th centuries.

    Italian Titles of Nobility
    This includes a history of the titles and ranks used in Italy.

    Male Baby Names
    This gives you a lists of names and a description of what that name stands for.

    The Meaning of Sicilian Names
    If you are not sure what the meaning of your Sicilian name is you may want to consult this list of over 50 names.

    Rare Given Names in Early Italian Records
    Find examples of names that don't have the common religious or classical roots.

    Roman Nomenclature
    This article looks at the naming of male Roman citizens during the Republic. Find out what the Praenomen, Nomen and Cognomen stood for and how they were used.

    Top Baby Names
    Find out what names are the most popular for babies. The list is broken down by country and year.


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