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Masculine Names

Italian/
Sicilian

Pronunciation

In English

Agosto
Agostino
ah-GOOS-toh
ah-goos-TEE-noh
Gus
Alessandro ah-les-AHN-droh Al, Alexander
Alberto ahl-BAIR-toh Al, Albert
Alfonso
Alfunzu
ahl-FAHN-zoh
ahl-FOON-zoo
Fonzie, Funzie
Al, Albert
Aloisio ahl-oh-EE-zee-oh Al, Aloysius
Louis
Andrea ahn-DREH-uh Andy, Andrew
Angelo AHN-jel-oh Angelo
Andy, Andrew
Angilu AHN-jih-lu Angelo
Andy, Andrew
Antonio
Antonino
ahn-TOH-nee-oh
ahn-toh-NEE-noh
Anthony
Antonio
Antonino
ahn-TOH-nee-oh
ahn-toh-NEE-noh
Anthony
Barbaro BAR-buh-roh Robert, Bob
Bernardo bair-NAR-doh Bernard
Biagio, Biaggio bee-AH-joh Blaise,
Bill, William
Calogero kuh-LOH-jer-oh Charles, Carl
Cal, Claude
Carlo KAR-loh Carl
Carmelo kar-MEH-lo Carmen, Carmine
Carmine KAR-mih-neh Carmen, Carmine
Castrenze kahst-TREHN-zeh Charles, Castor
Chester, Renzo
Lawrence, Larry
Ciro CHEE-roh Cyrus
Gerald, Gerry
Damiano dah-mee-AH-noh Damian
Desiderio dez-i-DAIR-ee-oh Sid, Sidney
Diego dee-EH-goh,
Sicilian:
DEH-goh
Richard, Dick
Domenico doh-MEH-nih-koh Dom, Dominic
Donato doh-NAH-toh Don, Donald
Eugenio eh-oo-JEHnee-oh Eugene
Fedele fed-EH-lee Fred, Frederick
Federico fed-uh-REE-koh Fred, Frederick
Felice feh-LEE-cheh Felix
Phil, Philip
Filippo fih-LEE-poh Philip, Phil
Francesco frahn-CHEH-skoh Frank, Francis
Gaetano gai-TAH-noh Guy
Tom, Thomas
Giacobbo jah-KOH-boh James
Jack, Jake
Giacomo JAH-koh-moh James, Jack, Jake
Gioachino joh-ah-KEE-noh Jack, Jake
Giovanni joh-VAH-nee John, Jack
Girolamo
Giro
jee-ROH-lah-moh
JEE-roh
Jerald, Jerry, Jack
Giuseppe joo-ZEPP-eh Joseph
Guglielmo gool-YELM-oh William, Bill
Guido GWEE-doh Guy
Ignazio
Ignaziu
NYAH-tzee-oh
NYAH-tzee-oo
Iggie, Ignatius
Nelson
Isidoro EE-see-DOH-roh Sid, Sidney
Leonardo lay-oh-NAR-doh Leo, Leon
Len, Leonard
Libertino lee-behr-TEE-noh Al, Albert
Liborio lee-BOHR-ee-oh Libby, Leo
Lorenzo loh-REHN-zoh Lawrence
Loreto loh-REH-toh Laurie, Lawrence
Ludie
Luciano loo-chee-AHN-oh Lucian, Louis
Luigi loo-EE-jee Louis
Luritu loo-RIH-too Laurie, Lawrence
Ludie
Mansueto mahn-SWEH-toh Manny, Manuel
Manuele mah-noo-EH-leh Manny, Manuel
Mariano
Marianu
mah-ree-AH-noh,
Sicilian:
mah-ree-AH-noo
Myron, Mike
Michael
Matteo mah-TEH-oh Matthew
Maurizio maow-REE-tzee-oh Maurice, Morris
Michele mee-KEH-leh Michael
Modesto moh-DEH-stoh Maurice, Morris
Natale nuh-TAH-leh Nat, Nathan
Nicolá
Nicolò
nee-koh-LAH
nee-koh-LOH
Nicholas,
Nick
Nunzio
Nunziu
NOON-zee-oh
NOON-zee-oo
Nelson
Orazio oh-RAH-tzee-oh Horace
Ottaviano
 
oh-tah-vee-AHN-oh
 
Otto
Tavie, Tovie
Paolo
Paolino
PAH-oh-loh
pah-oh-LEE-noh
Paul
Pasquale pahs-QUAH-leh Patrick, Patsy
Pietro p'YEH-troh,
Sicilian:
PEH-troh
Peter
Raffaele rah-fah-EH-leh Rafael. Ralph
Ramunnu rah-MOON-nu Raymond
Raimondo rai-MAWN-doh Raymond
Roberto roh-BEHR-toh Bob, Robert
Rosario roh-ZAH-ree-oh Ross, Russell
Rosolino ro-soh-LEE-noh Ross, Russell
Salvatore
Salvaturi
sahl-vuh-TOH-reh
sahl-vuh-TOO-rih
Sal, Sam
Samuel
Samuele sah-moo-EH-leh Sam, Samuel
Santo, Santu SAHN-toh, SAHN-too Sam, Samuel
Sarbaturi sahr-buh-TOO-rih Sam, Samuel, Sal
Sebastiano
Sebastianu
sih-bahs-tee-AH-noh
sih-bahs-tee-AH-noo
Sebastian
Sibby, Buster
Simone see-MOH-neh Simon
Stanislao stah-nees-LAH-oh Stan, Stanley
Stefano STEH-fah-noh Steven,
Stephen
Taviano tah-vee-AHN-oh Tavie, Otto
Tommaso toh-MAH-soh Tom, Thomas
Vincenzo

Vicenzu
vihn-CHAINS-oh
vihn-JANES-oh
vee-CHAINS-oo
Vincent, James
Vittorio vee-TOH-ree-oh Victor
 

Feminine Names

Italian/
Sicilian

Pronunciation

In English

Adolorata ah-doh-loh-RAH-tuh Dolores, Dorothy
Agostina ah-gohs-TEE-nuh Tina
Alessandra ah-les-SAHN-druh Sandra
Aloisia ah-loh-EE-zee-uh Louise, Lois
Lucy
Angela
Angelina
AHN-jel-uh
ahn-jel-EE-nuh
Angela, Angeline
Lina, Lena
Anna AHN-nuh Anna, Ann
Anne
Annunziata uh-noon-zee-AH-tuh Nancy
Antonia
Antonietta
Antonina
 
ahn-TOH-nee-ah
ahn-toh-nee-EHT-tuh
ahn-toh-NEE-nah
Antonia,
Antoinette,
Toni, Nina
Annette, Tina
Arcangela ark-AHN-jel-uh Angela,
Angeline
Assunta uh-SOON-tuh Sue, Susy
Susan
Biagia, Biaggia bee-AH-juh
suh-bahs-tee-AHN-uh
Bessie
Bianca bee-AHN-kuh Blanche
Brigida BREE-juh-duh Bridget
Calogera kuh-LOH-jer-uh Carrie, Caroline
Lily, Lillian
Camilla kuh-MEE-luh Millie, Mildred
Carolina kah-roh-LEE-nuh Caroline, Carrie
Lina, Lena
Carmela car-MEH-luh Carmela, Carmen
Mella, Nellie
Catarina
Caterina
kah-tuh-REE-nuh Catherine
Chiara KYAH-ruh Claire, Clara
Concetta
Cuncetta
cohn-CHEH-tuh
coon-CHEH-tuh
Connie, Constance
Costantina cost-ahn-TEE-nuh Connie, Constance, Tina
Costanza cost-AHN-zuh Connie, Constance
Crocefissa
Crucifissa
cro-cheh-FEE-suh
croo-chee-FEE-suh
Gertrude
Domenica
Dumenica
doh-MEH-nee-kuh
doo-MEH-nih-kuh
Mamie, Maggie
Margaret
Nicky
Dorotea do-roh-TAY-uh Dorothy, Dora
Elena eh-LEH-nuh Ellen, Lena
Elisabella
Elisabetta
eh-lee-suh-BEH-luh
eh-lee-suh-BEH-tuh
Elizabeth, Liz
Elisa, Elyse
Lisa, Betty
Emmanuela eh-mahn-oo-EH-lah Emma
Eugenia eh-oo-JEH-nee-uh Gene, Jean,
Jeannie
Felicia feh-LEE-shuh Phyllis
Filippa fih-LEE-puh Phyllis
Filomena fee-loh-MEH-nuh Mina, Phyllis
Florine
Francesca frahn-CHAY-skuh Frances
Gaetana gai-TAH-nuh Ida
Genoeffa, Genueffa,
Genuelfa
jeh-noo-EH-fuh Genevieve, Jennie
Jennifer
Giacomina jock-oh-MEE-nuh Jacqueline, Jackie, Mina
Gina JEE-nuh Gina, Jean
Jeannie
Giovanna, joh-VAH-nuh Joan, JoAnn
Jennie
Giuseppa
Giuseppina
joo-SEH-puh
joo-seh-PEE-nuh
Josepha
Josephine
Grazia GRAH-zee-uh Grace
Ignazia NYAH-tzee-uh Nancy
Immaculata Imm-ah-koo-LAH-tuh Emma
Isabella ee-suh-BEH-luh Isabell, Bella
Belle, Betty
Leonarda leh-oh-NAR-duh Eleanor, Leonora
Leona, Lena
Lucia loo-CHEE-uh Lucy
Luigia loo-EE-juh Louise, Lucy
Maria muh-REE-uh Mary, Maria
Marie, Mamie
Marianna muh-rih-AHN-nuh Marianne, Marian
Margarita
Margherita
mahr-guh-REE-tuh Margaret, Rita
Michela
Michelina
mih-KEH-luh
mih-keh-LEE-nuh
Michaela, Mickey
Michele
Lena, Lina
Natala
Natalia
Natalizia
nuh-TAH-luh
nuh-TAH-lee-uh
nuh-tah-LEETS-ee-uh
Natalie
Nicolina nih-koh-LEE-nuh Nicole, Nicky
Lena, Lina
Nunzia NOON-zee-uh Nancy
Orazia oh-RAH-tzee-uh Grace
Paola PAH-oh-lah Paula
Paolina pah-oh-LEE-nuh Paula
Pauline, Lena
Pasquala
Pasqualina
pahs-QUAH-luh
pahs-quah-LEE-nuh
Pat, Patricia
Lena, Lina
Patrizia pah-TREETS-ee-uh Patricia
Petrina puh-TREE-nuh Patricia
Petronella peh-troh-NEHLL-uh Patricia
Nellie, Nel
Provvidenza proh-vee-DEHN-zuh Providence
Prudence
Rosa ROH-zuh Rose
Rosalia roh-zuh-LEE-uh Rosalie, Rose
Sally
Rosaria roh-ZAH-ree-uh Rosalie, Rose
Sara, Sally
Rosolia roh-zoh-LEE-uh Rosalie, Sally
Sabina suh-BEE-nuh Elizabeth
Salvatora
Salvatura
sahl-vuh-TOH-ruh
sahl-vuh-TOO-ruh
Sally
Salvatrice sahl-vuh-TREE-tcheh Sally, Teresa
Sarbatrici sahr-buh-TREE-tchih Sara, Teresa
Sebastiana suh-bahs-tee-AHN-uh Bessie
Serafina sah-rah-FEE-nuhh Sara, Irene
Stefana
Stefania
steh-FAH-nuh
steh-FAH-nee-uh
Stephana, Stephanie
Stella
Teresa tehr-EH-suh Terry, Therese,
Theresa
Vincenza veen-CHEHN-zuh Jenny, Jean
Jane