Italian Puppy & Dog Names

ABERTO - (noble)
ABRAMO - (father of many)
ADALGISA - ("noble pledge" or "noble hostage.")
ADOLFO - wolf
ADREANA - dark
ADRIANA - dark
ADRIANO - from the Adriatic
AGATA - kind
AGNELLA - pure
AGNESE - pure
AGNOLA, AGNOLLA, AGNOLLE - "Angel."
AGOSTINO - respectable
AIDA - happy
ALBINIA - white
ALDO - rich
ALESSANDRA - defender of man
ALESSANDRO - Italian form of Alexander (defender of man)
ALETTA - winged
ALFREDO - Italian form of Alfred (counselor of the elves)
ALLEGRA - "Joyful." Variants include Alegra, Legra, Leggra.
ALONZA - ready for battle
AMADEO - loved God
AMALEA, AMALIA - hard-working
AMBROSI - Italian form of Ambrose (immortal)
ANASTAGIO - divine
ANDREA - Italian form of Andrew (manly)
ANDREANA - feminine form of Andrea (manly)
ANDRIA - love
ANGELA - angel
ANGELIA, ANGELA - angel
ANGELO - angel
ANITA - grace
ANNUZIATA - named for the Annunciation
ANTONIETTA, ANTONIA - priceless
ANTONIO - Italian form of Anthony (beyond praise)
ARABELLA - lovely altar
ARIA - melody
ARMANNO - soldier
ARNALDO - Italian form of Arnold (eagle)
ARRIGO, AROGHETTO, ALRIGO - rules the estate
ARTURO - bear
BALBINA - stammers
BALDASSARE - Italian form of Balthasar (protected by God)
BALDASSARIO - Italian form of Balthasar (protected by God)
BAMBI - child
BAPTISTE - named for John the Baptist
BATTISTA - named for John the Baptist
BAUTISTA - named for John the Baptist
BEATRICE - blesses
BEATRICIA - blesses
BELINDA - serpentine
BELLADONNA - beautiful woman
BELLANCE - white
BENEDETTA - blessed
BENIAMINO - Italian form of Benjamin (son of the right hand)
BENIGNA - benign
BERNARDO - brave as a bear
BERTRANDO - Italian form of Bertrand (brilliant raven)
BIAIARDO - reddish-brown hair
BIANCA - white
BLANKA - white
BRANDO - Italian form of Bertrand (brilliant raven)
BRUNA - dark-haired
BRUNETTA - dark-haired
BRUNO - brown-haired
CADENZA - rhythmic
CALVINO - bald
CAMEO - sculptured jewel
CAMILIA - attendant
CAMMEO - sculptured jewel
CAPRICE - fanciful
CARA - beloved
CARINA - beloved
CARLINO - manly
CARLO - manly
CARLOTTA - Italian form of Charlotte
CARMELA - garden
CARMELINA - garden
CARMELITA - garden
CAROLINA - feminine form of Carlo
Cascata - waterfall
CASEAREO - long-haired
CATARINA - pure
CATARINE - pure
CATERINA - pure
CEASARIO - long-haired
CECILIO - blind
CERELIA - fertile
CESARE - long-haired
CIRA - sun
CLARICE - clear
CLARISS - clear
CLARISSA - clear
CLAUDINA - feminine form of Claude (lame)
CLORINDA - meaning unknown
COLUMBINE - dove
CONCETTA - from the Immaculate Conception
CONSOLATA - consolation
CONSTANSIE - constant
CONSTANTIA - constant
CONSTANTIN - firm
CONSTANTINA - constant
CONSTANZIE - constant
CORRADEO - bold, sage counselor
CORRADO - bold, sage counselor
CRISTOFORO - Italian form of Christopher (Christ-bearer)
DANIELE - Italian form of Daniel (God is my judge)
DANTE - lasting
DAVIDE - Italian form of David (beloved)
DELANNA - soft as wool
DONA - lady
DONATA - gift
DONATELLA - gift
DONATELLO - gift
DONATO - gift
DONNA - lady
EDITA - wealthy
EDITTA - wealthy
EDMONDO - Italian form of Edmund (prosperous)
EDOARDO - Italian form of Edward (rich guardian)
EDUARDO - Italian form of Edward (rich guardian)
EGIDIO - squire
EGIODEO - squire
ELDA - warrior
ELEANORA - light
ELENA - light
ELENE - light
ELENORA - light
ELENORE - light
ELISABETTA - Italian form of Elizabeth (consecrated to God)
ELIZABETTA - Italian form of Elizabeth (consecrated to God)
ELMO - worthy to be loved
EMILIA - Italian form of Emily (industrious)
EMMANUELE - Italian form of Emmanuel (God is with us)
ENEA - born ninth
ENRICHETTA - ruler
ENRICO - Italian form of Henry (rules the home)
ENZO - Italian form of Henry (rules the home)
ERMANNO - Italian form of Herman (warrior)
ERNESTO - serious
ESTA - from the east
ESTE - from the east
ETTORE - loyal
EUGENIO - noble
EVELINA - Italian form of Evelyn (light, gives life)
FABIA - feminine form of Fabio (bean farmer)
FABIANA - feminine form of Fabio (bean farmer)
FABIANO - bean grower
FABIO - bean grower
Fabiola - grows beans
FABRIZIO - craftsman
FABRONI - blacksmith
FAUST - lucky
FAUSTA - lucky
FAUSTO - lucky
FEDERICO - Italian form of Frederick (peaceful ruler)
FELICIO - lucky
FERDINANDO - Italian form of Ferdinand (adventurer)
FICO - fig
FIDELIO - fidelity, faithful
FILIPPIO - Italian form of Philip (loves horses)
FILIPPO - Italian form of Philip (loves horses)
FILOMENA - loves mankind
FIORELLO - little flower
FIORENZA - flower
FLAVIA - blond
FLAVIO - blond
FORTUNA - lucky
FRANCESCA - Italian form of Frances (free)
FRANCESCO - free
FULVIA - blond
GABRIELE - Italian form of Gabriel (God-given strength)
GABRIELLA - feminine form of Gabriele (God-given strength)
GAETANA - from Gaete
GAETANE - from Gaete
GAETANO - from Gaete
GALTERIO - Italian form of Walter (strong warrior)
GALTERO - Italian form of Walter (strong warrior)
GELTRUDA - meaning unknown
GEMMA - jewel
GENEVRA - Italian form of Genevieve (white wave)
GEORGIO - Italian form of George (farmer)
GERARDO - spear hard
GEREMIA - Italian form of Jerome (sacred)
GERODI - hero
GERONIMO - (sacred)
GHITA - pearl
GIACOMO - supplanter
GIAN - (God is gracious)
GIANCARLO - gracious gift of God, powerful
GIANNA, GIANINA - God is gracious
GIANNI
GILBERTO - (pledge)
GINATA - flower
GINO - Italian form of Louis (famous)
GIORGIO - Italian form of George (farmer)
GIORGIO - Italian form of George (farmer)
GIOVANNA - feminine form of Giovanni (gift from God)
GIOVANNI - gift from God
GIULIA - Italian form of Julia (youthful)
GIULIANO - youthful
GIULIO - youthful
GIUSEPPE - He shall add
GRATIA - grace
GRAZIA - grace
GREGORIO - Italian form of Gregory (watchful)
GUALTIERO - Italian form of Walter (strong warrior)
GUGLIELMO - resolute protector
GUIDITTA - Italian form of Judith (praised)
Guido - forest guide
GUILLELMINA - feminine form of William (resolute protector)
GULIELMA - feminine form of William (resolute protector)
IGNACIO - fiery
IGNAZIO - fiery
ILARI - cheerful
ILARIO - cheerful
INIGA - fiery
INNOCENZIO - innocent
ISABELLA - Italian from of Isabel (consecrated to God)
ITALIA - Italy
KAJETAN - from Gaete
LANZA - noble
LEO - lion
LEOLA - lion
LEONARDO, LEONE - bold lion
LEONORA - light
LETIZIA - glad
LILIANA - lily
LIONA - lioness
LORENZ - laurel
LORENZO - laurel
LUCAN - light
LUCCA - light
LUCIA - graceful light
LUCIANNA - graceful light
LUCIANO - light
Lucio - brings light
LUCIO - light
LUCREZIA - benefit
LUIGI - famous warrior
LUISA - Italian form of Louise (renowned warrior)
LUNETTA - little moon
MACEO - God's gift
MARA - bitter
MARCELLO - warring
MARCO - warring
MAREA - bitter
MARGHERITA - bitter
MARIA - bitter
Mariabella - beautiful Mary
MARIETTA - bitter
MARIO - bitter
MASSIMA - great
MATTEO - gift of God
MAURA - dark skin
MAURIZIA - bitter
MAURIZIO - Italian form of Maurice (dark-haired)
MERCEDE - merciful
MICHEL - Italian form of Michael (God-like)
MICHELANGELO - who is like God, angel
MICHELE - Italian form of Michael (God-like)
MONA - peaceful, lady
NATALA - born at Christmas
NICIA - people's victory
NICOLA - form of Nicholas
OCTAVIA - born eighth
OLYMPIA - from Olympus
ORIA, ORIANA - golden
ORLANDO - heroic
OTTAVIA - born eighth
Pancrazio - rules all
PAOLA - little, small
PAOLO - Italian form of Paul (little)
PASCAL - born on Passover
PASCUAL - born on Passover
PASQUALE - born on Passover
PATRIZIA - noble
PATRIZIO - noble
PEPPINO - Italian form of Joseph (He adds)
PIA - pious
PIERO, PIETRO - Italian form of Peter (rock)
PIETRA - rock
PIO - pious
PIPPA - lover of horses
PIPPINO - Italian form of Joseph (He adds)
PRIMO - first born
RACHELE - lamb
RAFAELE - God has healed
RAFAELLO - God has healed
RAIMONDO - Italian form of Raymond (mighty protector)
RAPHAEL - God has healed
REGINA - queen
RENATA - rebirth
RENZO - laurel
RICADONNA - ruling lady
RICARDA - ruling lady
RICARDO - firm ruler
RICCARDO - firm ruler
RICCIARDO - firm ruler
RINALDO - wise power
ROBERTO - wide fame
ROCCO - rest
ROMA - from Rome
ROMANO - from Rome
ROMEO - Roman pilgrim
ROMIA - from Rome
ROSA - rose
ROSALIA - rose
ROSALIE - rose
ROSETTA - little rose
ROZALIA - rose
RUFINA - red-haired
RUGGERIO - warrior
RUGGERO - Italian form of Roger (famous spear)
SABRINA - from the border
SALVATORE - savior
SALVATORIO - savior
SANCIA - holy
SANDRO - form of Alexander
SANTO - sacred, saint
SEBASTIANA - feminine form of Sebastiano (revered)
SEBASTIANO - Italian form of Sebastian (revered)
SEBASTIENE - feminine form of Sebastiano (revered)
SERAFINA - from the seraph
SERENA - serene
SERGIO - attendant
SIDONIA - Sidonia
SILVIO - silver
SIMONA - Italian form of Simone (one who hears)
SOFIA - form of Sophia
SPERANZA - hope
STANSIE - constant
STEFANO - Italian form of Stephen (crowned with laurels)
TADDEO - courageous
TEODORA - gift from God
TERESA - harvester
TERZA - born third
TESSA - countess
TIBERIA - from the Tiber
TIBERIO - from the Tiber
Tino - small
TITO - giant
TOMMASO - Italian form of Thomas (twin)
TRAVIATA - astray
TRILBY - sings with trills
TRILLARE - sings with trills
TRISTA - sad
UGO - intelligent, bright
VALENTINA - brave
VALENTINO - brave, strong
VALERIO - brave, strong
VARANESE:
VEDETTA - guardian
VEDETTE - guardian
VERDI - green
VINCENZIO - victor
VIOLA - form of Violet
VIOLET - flower
VIOLETTA - flower
VIRGINIA - pure
VITO - victor
VITTORIO - conquerer
VITTORIO - victor
VIVIANA - full of life
VOLANTE - flying
YSABEL - Italian form of Isabel (consecrated to God)
YSABELLE - Italian form of Isabel (consecrated to God)
ZANEBONO - good one