Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Some very interesting lists

So I started writing again, and in my research I cam across some lists of very old Italian names, most dating between 1350 and 1650. These are my favorites for each gender - enjoy!

14th century Venetian names:

Male:

Almerico
Aureo
Cristiano
Denieli
Dionisio
Galaxio
Gurian
Luchas
Mafeo
Nicolo
Olivierio
Thadeo


Female:

Donata
Micola
Penina
Zaneta

Northern Italy circa 1312:

Male:

Ameus
Arientus
Cabriel
Caruis
Dragus
Facius
Galante
Gilius
Iohannes
Lencius
Mante
Maxius
Pax - there was 3 of them!
Simonus


Female:

Adalasia
Agnesia
Aulina
Aymelina
Belaflore
Cadiana
Cathalina
Corelia
Corina
Drusia
Dulce
Galiana
Galicia
Iuliana
Madiana
Matalia
Paxe - yes, there was a female Paxe
Trisola



16th century Venice:

Male:

Alvise
Anzolo
Aurelio
Iulio
Magno
Piero

Female:

Andriana
Anzola
Fiametta
Fiordelise
Iseppa
Leandra
Livia
Santina
Antea
Gaspara

Perugia 1285:

(only female)

Aldiana
Armilia
Genevria
Imilia
Iohanna
Isotta
Iuliana
Madolina
Marsilia
Meliore
Romana
Rosanna
Rosanella
Ysabella

Florence 1427: (Again, feminine only:)

Zanobia
Ciana
Ismerelda
Savia
Milia
Nera
Gaia

1 comment:

  1. This is super interesting and a good resource...

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