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25 Italian Names That Will Make Any Girl An Instant Beauty

Choosing a name for a newborn has always been a big responsibility, but today it seems like an even bigger task than it was 50 years ago. This is probably due to the age of technology, and for this everyone has to compete with each other. There are simply countless places to find inspiration and ideas. It used to be a common practice when children were given surnames, the names were passed down through family members and legends. There are now countless websites (like this one) that will provide moms-to-be with a list on any topic. There is nothing wrong with that, diversity is the seasoning for life.

Many parents are looking for this special and unique name. A name that will make others turn their heads and marvel at the creativity and elegance of the name. This may mean that we need to look abroad for inspiration. Names common in other countries are not as common where the other mother lives. So, let’s go on a trip. Today we are going to Italy, a country rich in culture and delicious food, to find the most elegant and beautiful baby girl names.

25. Annalisa We are starting this list off strong and we have a name that is sure to blow everyone away. The name Annalisa is a beautiful combination of the names Anna and Lisa, which means you have two built-in nicknames to choose from. Everyone loves some variety. The name has no other place of origin or meaning. It’s also not ranked when it comes to popularity, which normally tells us it’s not in the top 1000. It’s definitely a unique name west of the ocean.

24 Delfina If Daniela is still a little plain for you, then Delfina may be an amazing choice. It has a touch of grace, elegance and whole heap of exotic beauty. The name is of French and Greek origin and it means “dolphin.” The name is also the Italian version of the name Delphine. It is going to start sounding a bit like a broken record, but this is also a name that is not ranked when it comes to popularity. This fact is very important to a lot of people when they are thinking about a name, so it is a must to include here.

23 Eufemia We seem to be drifting further and further into exotic territory, but that’s what makes so many of these names so alluring. The fact that they make us think of some distant and magical place. The name Eufemia has no place of origin and means “I speak well”. If someone has a daughter like mine, this is the perfect choice. This name is not ranked when it comes to popularity in North America, and is currently not showing an increase or decrease in popularity.

22 Orabella We seem to be drifting further and further into exotic territory, but that’s what makes so many of these names so alluring. The fact that they make us think of some distant and magical place. The name Eufemia has no place of origin and means “I speak well”. If someone has a daughter like mine, this is the perfect choice. This name is not ranked when it comes to popularity in North America, and is currently not showing an increase or decrease in popularity.

21 Alessa Alessa isn’t a name you hear very often, and that might be because it’s related to her cousin Alyssa’s name. Which may be perfect, as one of the trends nowadays is to change the spelling of the name a bit to make it even more unique. The name has no place of origin, but it does mean “defender of humanity”. Proving that we don’t need any man to save us, women are here to save the world. The name is also unranked when it comes to popularity which makes it absolutely unique.

20 Felisa Felisa is another name that is unique and uncommon. It is also one that sounds elegant and delicate. The name is unranked when it comes to popularity, it’s actually not even recognized by many baby naming websites, so it’s guaranteed to turn heads. There is no place of origin for this name, but it does mean “happy, lucky”. Many people take the meaning of a name very seriously, as they feel it helps define who the person will be when they grow up.

19 Benedetta If mom and dad are looking for a name that sounds truly exotic and feminine, then this may be the one for you. The name Benedetta is of Latin origin and means “blessed”. We know that we are truly blessed with our little girls, so it is a perfect meaning. The name is currently unranked in popularity, and saw a 25% decline this week alone, so it’s not even close to a ranking spot any time soon.

18 Ornella We are nearing the end of our list and we are coming to some of the most unique and beautiful names. The only downside to some of the more unique names is that you may have to correct people when they try to pronounce them. This name is pronounced o-NELL-ah. The name is of Italian origin and means “blossom ash”. The name is currently unranked in popularity, but it saw a slight uptick this week. She also has the adorable nickname of “Nell” that parents will love.

17 Carlita The name Carlita is beautiful and interesting. It is an interesting option because there is not much information about this name. It has no place of origin and the only meaning listed is “man”. Which seems a bit strange for a name intended for a little girl. The name is (unsurprisingly) off the ranking charts, meaning not popular at all, but it’s up 199% this week. It is listed to be a variation of the names Carol and Carly.

16 Imelda Imelda is a name you won’t hear very often and will definitely start a conversation at your local moms group. The name is of Italian and Spanish origin and means “all-consuming fight”. We want our daughters to fight, be strong and overcome any challenge that comes their way. The name is unranked when it comes to popularity and saw a 24% drop this week alone. It is also the name of a saint, which is an honor for any girl.

15 Jolanda This name is interesting as it can be pronounced in two different ways. It can be pronounced with the J or the J can be pronounced as a Y. It’s all up to you, just be prepared to explain it to everyone you meet, which may be the only drawback of this name. The name is of Italian origin and means “violet”. The name is also unranked when it comes to popularity and dropped another 63% this week alone.

14 Lauretta Lauretta is a perfect alternative for parents who like the sound of the names Laura and Lauren, but think they are too conventional for their special little girl. The name is of Italian origin and means “laurel”. It is actually the official Italian version of the name Laura. The name isn’t ranked when it comes to popularity, but it’s up 15% this week, so it may be inching toward the top spot.

13 Lalia Lalia is a beautiful name that has an enchanted and floral sound. Perfect for any girl. The name is of Latin origin and means “to speak well”. Our girls will have to speak in this world so that everyone knows that they will not be left out. The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, but it is seeing a slight increase as each week passes. There is now a trend with names that have two letters l, so this may be the one for you.

12 Mariella While we are on the subject of double l names, this is another option for you and it is lovely, sweet and elegant. He also has a lot of background. The name originated in Italy and Holland, and is a diminutive of the name Maria. It is also the Latin version of the name Maria and Miriam and means “desired child”. The name isn’t ranked in popularity, but it’s up 21% this week alone.

11 Nicoletta Nicoletta is a name full of charm, beauty and exotic style and it may be the name you were looking for. Nicoletta is a pet form of the Italian name Nicola, which means “victor of the people”. This is a 2×1 name, because Nicola is another great option. The name is unranked when it comes to popularity, which means it would really sound exotic to everyone here on the western side of the world. Just be aware that you may have some mommy friends who will want to steal your baby’s name.

10 Angelica We often refer to our girls and boys in general as our little angels. This is especially true when they are sleeping. If mom knows she’s going to feel this way about her future girl, De Ella, this may be the perfect name for her. The name is of Italian, Polish and Russian origin and means “angel or angelic”. In 2017, the name was ranked 540th in popularity, but right now it is experiencing a slight decline.

9 Daniela The name Daniela is a classic around the world, but did anyone know that her roots were in Italy? The ending ‘a’ is enough to make anyone assume. If you are looking for a name with a more biblical meaning, this may be the one for you because it means “God is my judge”. The name Daniela has a ranking, and in 2017 the name was ranked 196th. It is also on the rise, having risen 30% this week alone. It is one of the most popular names on our list.

8 Elena If you were starting to worry that all the names on this list were exotic and very hard to spell, then this name should be a breath of fresh air. The name Elena is simple, charming and beautiful. The name is the Italian version of the Spanish name Helen and means “bright, shining light.” What a wonderful meaning. The name was also ranked 67th in 2017, making it our new leader in terms of most popular names.

7 Frederica The name Frederica is obviously a female version of the name Frederick. The name has no place of origin and means “peaceful ruler”. We want our girls to grow up and rule the world one day, and I’m sure most of us would want it to be in a way that brings peace, so this is a perfect meaning. The name isn’t ranked when it comes to popularity, but it’s up 33% this week alone. Showing that more and more moms realize how adorable and stylish this name is.

6 Gabriella Gabriella is definitely a name that people know, they just don’t hear it very often anymore. The name is the Italian feminine version of the name Gabriel and means “God is my strength”. In 2017, the name was ranked 68th, so there are many moms who know how valuable this name is. The name Gabriella has been on the top 1000 list in the US since 1984, until she broke into the top 100 in 2000 and has stayed there. The name is much loved by the nickname of Gabby.

5 Gemma One of the most common and popular names right now is Emma, so the name Gemma is a perfect alternative for parents who don’t want their daughters to share their name with many other classmates. The name Gemma is of Italian origin and means “precious stone”. In 2017, the name was ranked 255th, making it not as popular as the name Emma. Although it is on the rise, parents should take advantage of this name now before everyone realizes it.

4 Natale This is the first, and possibly only, name on our list that is classified as a unisex name. It would be more commonly used for little girls. The name has some Latin origins and means “birthday, Christmas”. Why not name our children after the happiest and most celebrated days of the year? The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity for a boy or girl, so you are sure to have a unique name for a very special and unique child.

3 Tatiana The name Tatiana is sweet, daring and very elegant. She will just roll off the tongue. The name is originally Russian but was derived from a Latin surname. If you have a daddy’s girl, then this name may be perfect for you because it means “father.” A great way to pay tribute. In 2017, the name was ranked 700th in popularity, making it one of the few on this list that actually makes the charts, although it saw a slight decline this week.

2 Valeria If the name Valerie is too conventional and common for you, then you might want to go with the much more exotic sounding Valeria. The name is of Latin origin and means “strength, health”. A good strong meaning for a girl. In 2017, the name ranked 156th in popularity and increased 20% this week alone. It may not be long until this name breaks into the top 100. So if you want the name to be unique, it might be a good idea to pick it now.

1 Vanna The name Vanna is sweet and special. It’s mostly unique because the name starts with a ‘v’ and those names aren’t very common right now. The name is actually the feminine form of the name Ivan and is considered a diminutive of the name Vanessa or Ivanna. The name has no other place of origin and means “God is merciful”. The name is unranked when it comes to popularity and hasn’t been up or down for a while, proving that it’s quite comfortable to sit in a single name place.

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