Italian Boys Names - pronounciation English/Italian

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  1. smawfl

    smawfl Mamma of 2!

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    Can anyone think of any Italian Boys Names that sound the same when pronounced in Italian and English??

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  2. babyv_s2012

    babyv_s2012 1st little princess

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    I dont think there are!

    The only way they sound the same is if you shortern the names ie Vincenzo to Vince.
     
  3. kosh

    kosh proud new mum!

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    how about valentino?
     
  4. cooch

    cooch Mummy to one gorgeous boy

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    I have an Italian name, my dad was Italian. The Italian pronunciation is pretty different to English. Here are those I can think of.

    Rocco
    Franco
    Dante
    Sandro
    Dino
    Marco
     
  5. Kaisma

    Kaisma Well-Known Member

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    I have a same problem with finnish names lol
     
  6. littlecharli

    littlecharli Well-Known Member

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    Im Italian.... some names as close as I could think of are...

    Dominic
    Enzo
    Gianni (can be girls name though)
    Fabian (my uncles name)
    Claudio (my uncles name)
    Antonio (my beautiful grandfathers name :)

    All the best darl xx
     
  7. mazndave

    mazndave Mummy of 1 + bump!

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    I like Rocco, Luca and Enzo. I'm 1/4 Italian myself, and my grandfather was called Salvatore, which I think is a pretty cool name!
     
  8. Belle

    Belle Mom of 2 gorgeous babies

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  9. smawfl

    smawfl Mamma of 2!

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    Thanks Ladies, some great suggestions!!
     
  10. Roostie

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    Yes - Rocco is great, love it.
     

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