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Some typical Italian Names
When you travel to Italy or to another country, in which Italian is partly spoken,
you will probably hear Italian names, which might sound strange to you.
Yet, some names will sound familiar because they are very similar to common English names.
Here is a list with commonly used Italian first names (male and female):
|Male names||Female names||
Similar to English, nicknames are quite common in Italian.
For example, you can change Giuseppe to Peppino or even Beppe.
Also, Elisa could be called Eli and Salvatore would be Toto.
Ana could become Anita, and so on.
Now apply your knowledge about the Italian sounds and pronunciation and try to correctly speak out the following names in Italian: