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    Default Boy/girl Italian names?

    Bub#2 is due to arrive in this world sooooooon and we have no names picked out.

    As we're only having one name, no middle names, I'd like a flexible Italian 3-syllable name. One that can be shortened to a 2-syllable English name and/or shortened further to an "aussie" name, for example: Ri-car-do, can become Rich-ard, which can become Rick... but unfortunately also D*ck which was OK in my grandfather's day but not now. It's even automatically blanked out here on bubhub as a rude word if I write it out in full, eg: ****, but that was my grandfather's name!!

    And following the Italian tradition, boys names end in 'O' and girls names end in 'A'.

    Suggestions pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaassssse!?!?!
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    Angela / Angelica
    Patrizia
    Julianna (Giulianna)
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    Victoria

    Giorgio
    Luca
    Vincenzo
    Antonio
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    edroudo, I cant spell it right, but it would be shortened to ed or Edward in english. Angelina, shortened to angie ? catareina cathy or cath, or Katrina, for English?? I don't think im very helpful. marie.

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    Leonardo (Leo)
    Matteo (Matt)
    Harviere (Harvey)
    Oliviere (Oliver)
    Fillipo (Phillip)
    Gabriel (Gabe)
    Luciano (Luca)
    Sebastiano (Sebastian)
    Tommaso (Tom/ Thomas)
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    I'm not sure if my favourite Italian girls name has an English abbreviation, but it's Chiara (kee-ah-ra). Similarly for a boy, Angelo.

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    And for girls...
    Alessandra (Alex)
    Carlotta (Carly)
    Caterina (Katrina)
    Gabriella (Gabi)
    Giovanna (Anna)
    Julietta (Julie/ Julia)
    Luciana (Lucy)
    Valentina (Tina)
    Violetta (Violet)

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    My daughters middle name is Alessandra said with a long A sound. Like Alice-arndra

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    My mother is Italian so these are some family names and some others I just love.

    Francesco (Frankie)
    Eduardo (Eddie)
    Andrea (Andrew)
    Alberto (Bertie)
    Alfredo (Alfie)
    Benito (Ben)
    Massimo (Max)
    Matteo (Matt)

    Francesca
    Silvana
    Allegra
    Carmella
    Angela
    Maria
    Bianca
    Carina
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