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Italian dog names sound colorful, captivating, exotic.... and so they should.
After all, they originate in
Italy - the land of the Romans, world-famous artists, the mafia, good wine and amazing food, a country that's a blend of history, color, flavor and excitement. What better backdrop for picking the perfect name for your
Maybe you have an Italian breed, or perhaps you
just love the sound of the language or are looking for a dog name that's
a little bit different.
Either way you're going to love the great selection of Italian names that I've collected together on this page. If you're not bi-lingual you'll be happy to see the meanings of each dog name as well!
At the bottom of the page you'll also find a list of the most popular Italian dog breeds, plus links to more pages of names.
From Italy With Love
For Male Puppies
Aldo - rich Angelo - angel Brando - brilliant raven Bruno - brown haired Cesare - long haired Corrado - bold Elmo - worthy to be loved Enzo - rules the home Fausto - lucky Geronimo - sacred Gino - famous Giovanni - gift from God Guido - forest guide Ilari - cheerful Lanza - noble Leo - lion Lucca - light Lucio - brings light Marco - warring Paolo - little Primo - first or first born Rocco - rest Silvio - silver Tino - small Tito - giant Ugo - intelligent Vito - the victor
For Female Puppies
Andria - love Aria - melody Bambi - child Bianca - white Cammeo - sculptured jewel Cara - beloved Cira - the sun Donata - gift Elda - warrior Fiorenza - flower Gemma - jewel or gem Ghita - pearl Grazia - grace Ilaria - cheerful Leola - lion Liona - lioness Lucia - graceful Lunetta - little moon Massima - great Nicia - people's victory Oria/Oriana - golden Paola - small Pietra - rock Renata - rebirth Rosa - rose Rosetta - little rose Rufina - red haired Sofia - wise Vedetta - guardian Viviana - full of life Popular Italian Dog Breeds
There are over a dozen Italian dog breeds that are recognized by registry organizations in the USA.
Lots of the breed names are a challenge to pronounce, but they're all interesting dogs, many of them herding and working breeds.
If you're interested in a breed with a link to the colorful history of Italy, check out this list.....
Bergamasco Shepherd (Pastore Bergamasco) Bolognese Bracco Italiano Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff) Cirneco dell'Etna Italian Shepherd (Pastore Italiano) Italian Spitz (Volpino Italiano) Lagotto Romagnolo Lupo Italiano (wolf-gsd-hybrid)
Neopolitan Mastiff Maremma Sheepdog (Pastore Maremmano-Abruzzese) Piccolo Levriero Italiano Saint Bernard (from Italian/Swiss Alps) Segugio Italiano a Pelo Raso Segugio Italiano a Pelo Forte Spinone Italiano Related pages
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