Whether you have Italian roots or consider yourself an Italophile looking for a baby name with a little Italian flair, there are so many reasons to consider one of the many beautiful Italian baby names that roll off the tongue.

We’ve gathered up some of our favourites in the galleries below …

Italian baby names may have found their origins in Latin or they may have become Latinised versions of names from other languages, and there are some traditional naming patterns that have developed over the years.

Traditionally, parents in Italy choose their children’s names based on the name of a grandparent or parent. Dad’s side of the family gets the first look-in, followed by mum’s.

Another common tradition is naming a baby after a patron saint. With so many variations on these names now, it’s easy to follow in that tradition to honour your Roman roots or love for all things Italy.

Let’s take a look at some of our favourites …

We’ve found the most beautiful Italian names for you to consider. Prego!

10 of the most beautiful Italian baby boy names

10 of the most beautiful Italian baby girl names