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Italian first names beginning with the letter M
Italian EtymologyEnglish
Maberto Ancient name of Celtic origin; famous son.N/A
Macaria Feminine form of "Makarios"; happy. N/A
Macario From the Greek "Makarios"; happy. N/A
Maccabeo Name derived from an ancient Hebrew tribe, "Maccabees"; hammer. N/A
Macedone From Greek, latinized as "Macedon"; magnificent, divine. N/A
Macedonio Derived from the Latin "macedonius", name of ethnic origin; from Macedonia. N/A
Macra Derived from the Latin "Macrus"; thin, skinny. N/A
Macrina Diminutive of Macra; thin, slender. N/A
Macrino Originally from the Greek "Makros"; slender, thin. N/A
Macrobio Derived from the Greek "Makr˘bios"; has a long life. N/A
Macuto From Greek, latinized as "Machutus"; spotted. N/A
Maddalena Name of ethnic origin, derived from the Hebrew "Magdalenne"; woman from Magdala, city two miles north of Tiberiade, in Israel. Magdalene
Madruina Derived from the Flemish "Madruyna"; of the water. N/A
Mafalda Name of Portuguese origin, derived from the ancient French "Mahaut"; strong in battle. N/A
Maffeo Variation of "Matteo"; gift from God. N/A
Magda Truncated form of Maddalena, commonly used in Germany, with the same meaning; woman from Magdala. N/A
Maggiorino Diminutive of the adjective "maggiore"; contradiction. N/A
Maglorio Derived from the Latin "Maglorius"; very glorious. N/A
Magnerico From ancient German; well mannered. N/A
Magno Derived from the Latin "Magnus"; big, large. N/A
Mainardo From the Latin "Mainardus", derived from the German "Maginhard"; strong and virtuos. N/A
Maiorico Name of ethnic origin; from Maiorica. N/A
Malachia From the Hebrew "Mal'AkijÓh"; God's herald. N/A
Malco From Hebrew, latinized as "Malchus"; counselor, advisor. N/A
Malusio Derived from Latin; ugly. N/A
Malvina From Celtic; exudes sweetness from her eyes. Used also in the masculine as Malvino. N/A
Mamante Derived from the Latin "Mamans"; big doll. N/A
Mamelta Feminine name derived from Latin, with beautiful breasts. N/A
Mamerto From the ancient Sabine "Mamers", equivalent to Mars; consecrated to Mars. N/A
Mamiliano From the Latin "Mamilianus"; belonging to Mamilio. N/A
Mamillo From the Latin "Mamillus", derived from Mamilio, name of a Roman class called "Mamilia"; breast. N/A
Manaen From Hebrew, latinized as "Manahem"; he who consoles. N/A
Manasse Derived from the Hebrew "Manasseh"; makes you forget. N/A
Mancino Medieval name derived from the French "Gucher"; lefty. N/A
Mancio From the Latin "Mancius"; limping. N/A
Manetto Derived from the Latin "Manettus"; dedicated to the Mani, benevolent spirits of the dead. N/A
Manfredo From the ancient German "man" and "frid"; man of peace. N/A
Manilio From Greek, latinized as "Manilius"; loose, untied. N/A
Manlio From the Latin "MÓnius" derived from "Mane"; morning. Name given to those born at dawn. N/A
Mannea From Latin; dedicated to the Mani, benevolent spirits of the dead. N/A
Manno Derived from Mannea; dedicated to the Mani, benevolent spirits of the dead. N/A
Mansueto Name derived from the contraction of the Latin phrase "manum suetus" (tamed by the hand of another); docile, tame. N/A
Manuele Diminutive of Emanuele, name of Hebrew origin; God is with us. N/A
Mara Derived the Caldaic; feels the pain. Also from the Celtic "Moira"; Mary. N/A
Marana Name of Celtic origin, latinized as "Marana"; of the water. N/A
Marcella Feminine form of the Latin name "Marcellus", diminutive of Marcus; dedicated to Mars. N/A
Marcelliano From the Latin "Marcellianus"; belonging to Marcellus. N/A
Marcellina Diminutive of Marcella with the same meaning. N/A
Marcellino Diminutive of Marcello with the same meaning. N/A
Marcello From the Latin "Marcellus", derived from the root "Mari"; hammer. N/A
Marcia Derived from Latin; belonging to Marcio, name given to a people of a Roman class. N/A
Marciana Name similar to Marcia with the same meaning. N/A
Marciano From the Latin "Marcius"; follower of Mars. N/A
Marco Derived from the Latin "Martcus"; dedicated to Mars. N/A
Marcolfa Feminine form of the ancient German "Markulf"; he who guards the border. N/A
Mardario Derived from the Latin "Mardarius", name of ethnic origin; from the Mardi, ancient pople from Armenia. N/A
Mardonio From the Greek "Mardonios"; bellicose, warlike. N/A
Marea From Greek, latinized as "Mareas"; from Egypt. N/A
Mareta Feminine form of Marea with the same meaning. N/A
Margherita From the greek "MargaritŔs", or possibly from the ancient Persian "Mervarid"; pearl. N/A
Maria Derived from the Hebrew "MaryÔm"; princess. N/A
Marianna Contrary to the obvious combination of Mary and Ann, Marianna derived from an ancient Greek variation of the Hebrew "MaryÔm", adopted by the Romans as Mariamne, and eventually became Marianne. N/A
Mariano Derived form the name of the Holy Virgin; devoted to the Virgin Mary. N/A
Marica Very ancient name of uncertain etymology. N/A
Marika Very ancient name of uncertain etymology. N/A
Marina Feminine name from the Latin "Marinus"; woman of the sea. N/A
Marino Derived from the Latin "Marýnus"; man of the sea, belonging to the sea. N/A
Mario From the Celtic "Mar", latinized as "Marius"; male. N/A
Marisa Name derived from the combination of Maria and Luisa. N/A
Maro Ancient name of Latin origin; friend of Bacchus. N/A
Marolo Derived from Latin; lives by the sea. N/A
Marone Varition of Maro; friend of Bacchus. N/A
Marota From ancient Persian; messenger. N/A
Marta From the ancient Aramaic; palm. N/A
Martana From Latin; devoted to Mars. N/A
Martina Feminine form of the Latin "Martinus"; devoted to Mars. N/A
Martiniano Derived from the Latin "Martinianus"; belonging to Mars. N/A
Martino From the Latin "Martinus"; devoted to Mars. N/A
Martirio Derived from Greek, latinized as "Martyrius"; I witness. N/A
Maruta Derived from Persia, latinized as "Marutha"; messenger of God. N/A
Marzia Derived from the Latin "Martius"; devoted to Mars. N/A
Marziale From the Latin "Martialis"; consecrated to Mars. N/A
Marziano Variation of Marziale with the same meaning. N/A
Marzio From Latin; devoted to Mars. N/A
Mascula Derived from the Latin "Masculus"; virile. N/A
Massenzia Feminine form of the Latin "Maxentius"; belonging to the highest god. N/A
Massenzio From Celtic, latinized as "Maxentius"; belonging to the highest god. N/A
Massima Feminine form of the Latin "MÓximus"; big, large. N/A
Massimiano Derived from the Latin "Maximianus"; he who' big, large. N/A
Massimiliano Combined form of the Latin names "Massimo" and "Emiliano"; big, competitor. Maximilian
Massimina Feminine form of Massimino with the same meaning. N/A
Massimino Diminutive form of "MÓximus"; big, large. N/A
Massimo Derived from the Latin "MÓximus"; big, large. N/A
Matilde From ancient Gallic "Mathelt", latinized as "Mathildes", derived from the archaic German "Machthild"; powerful in battle. N/A
Matrona From the Latin; lady. N/A
Matroniano Derived from the Latin "Matronianus"; belonging to Matrona. N/A
Matteo Derived from the Hebrew "Matathiah", from "Matt" and "Jahov"; man of God. Matthew
Mattia Derived from the Hebrew "Mattaj", latinized as "Mathias"; gift of God. N/A
Maturino Italian form of the French "Mathurin", diminutive of Matteo; God's child. N/A
Maturo From the Celtic "Matu"; good. N/A
Maura Name of ethnic origin; from Mauritania or dark-shinned. N/A
Maurilio From the Latin "Maurilius", derived from the Celtic "Mawrwr"; magnanimous. Found also in the feminine as Maurilia. N/A
Maurino Diminutive of Mauro; dark-shinned. N/A
Maurizio Derived from the Latin "Mauritius"; moor or from Mauritania. N/A
Mauro From the Latin "MÓurus", name of ethnic origin; from Mauritania or dark-shinned. N/A
Mauronto Name of ethnic origin; from Mauron, locality in Gaul. N/A
Mavilo Derived from the Latin "Mavilus"; preferred. N/A
Medardo From the Anglo-Saxon "maedh" and "hars", latinized as "Medardus"; strong and defends his honor. N/A
Mederico From the ancient German "Medericus"; strong lord. N/A
Medoro From German; he who fights for honor. N/A
Meinardo Derived from German; he who fights for honor. N/A
Mela From the Greek "Melan", latinized as "Melas"; black. N/A
Melaneo Derived from the Greek "Melan"; black, dark. N/A
Melania Derived from the Greek adjective "Melan"; black, dark. N/A
Melanio Derived from the Greek adjective "Melan"; black, dark. N/A
Melasippo From the Greek, latinized as "Melasippus"; black horse. N/A
Melchiade From the Greek, latinized as "Melchiades"; rashy red. N/A
Melchiorre Derived from the Hebrew "Melki'or"; my king is the light. N/A
Meleusippo From Celtic; black knight. N/A
Melezio From the Greek "Melete", latinized as "Meletius"; resourceful, provider. N/A
Melissa Derived from the Greek "Melissa"; bee. N/A
Melitina Feminine name derived from the Latin "Mellitus"; like honey. N/A
Melitone From Latin; like honey N/A
Mellito From Latin; like honey N/A
Memmio Derived from the Latin "Memmius", name given to a people of a Roman class. N/A
Mena Derived from the Hebrew "Menahem"; consoler. N/A
Menalippo From Greek, latinized as "Menalippus"; black horse. N/A
Menandro From the Latin "Menandrus", derived from the Greek "MŔnandros"; animated, full of energy. N/A
Menedemo From Greek, latinized as "Menedemus"; strength, power. N/A
Menelao Derived from the Greek "MŔnos" and "Laos"; strength of the people. N/A
Meneo From Greek, name of ethnic origin, latinized as "Meneus"; from Meneum, locality in Sicily. N/A
Menigno Derived from the Latin "Menignus"; powerful as fire. N/A
Menna From Greek, latinized as "Mennas"; brawny, robust. N/A
Mennone From Greek, latinized as "Mennon"; black, dark. N/A
Menodora Derived from Greek; gift of the moon. N/A
Mercede From the Spanish name "Mercedes", abbreviation of Maria de las Mercedes. N/A
Mercuria Feminine form of the Latin name "Mercurius"; business woman. N/A
Mercuriale Derived from the Latin "Mercurialis"; belonging to the Mercurian cult. N/A
Mercurio Derived from the Latin "Mercurius"; business man. N/A
Merina Name of ethnic origin; from Merina, ancient locality in the Puglia region. N/A
Merino Masculine form of Merina with the same meaning. N/A
Merulo Derived from the Latin "Merulus", pseudonym given to the Roman family Corneli; fish. N/A
Messalina Derived from the name "Messala", name of an ancient Roman family from the Valeria class. N/A
Metello Derived from the Latin "Metellus", name of an Roman people; soldier. N/A
Metodio From Greek, latinized as "Methodius"; purposeful. N/A
Metrano From Greek, latinized as "Metranus"; he who measures. N/A
Metrodora Feminine name from the Latin "Metrodorus"; gift of the mother. N/A
Metrofane From Greek, latinized as "Metrophanes"; belonging to the mother. N/A
Meure From Phoenician; mute. N/A
Michea From the Hebrew "Mikhan", abbreviated form of "Mi kha yÔh"; likened to God. N/A
Michela From the Hebrew "Mi kha yÔh"; likened to God, also poor, humble. N/A
Michelangelo Combined form of Michele and Angelo, with the respective meanings. N/A
Michele From Hebrew, latinized as "Michaelem"; likened to God. Michael
Michelina Diminutive of Michela with the same meaning. N/A
Miele Variation of Michele found mainly in the Campania region; likened to God. N/A
Migdonio Name of ethnic origin, derived from the Latin "Mygdonius"; from Migdonia", ancient region in Macedonia. N/A
Milena From the Slavic origin; dear. N/A
Milo Derived from the Slavic "Milu"; pious, good hearted. N/A
Milziade Derived from the Greek "Miltos" and "Aidos"; redness from a rash. N/A
Minerva From the Etruscan "Menerfa"; sage, intelligence. N/A
Minervino From the Greek; Athenian> N/A
Minervo Derived from the Greek "Minervus"; belonging to Minerva. N/A
Miniato From Greek, latinized as "Minias"; bright red. N/A
Miranda From the Latin; beautiful to the eye. N/A
Mirco Italian form of Mirko, abbreviation of the Slavic "Miroslaw"; placid, pacific. N/A
Mirella From the Latin "mirus" derived from one of the tenses of the Latin verb "mirari"; very good looking, beautiful. N/A
Miriam Derived from the Egyptian "Myrhiam"; princess. N/A
Mirko Diminutive of "Miroslaw", of Slavic origin; glory, peace in the world. N/A
Mirocleto From Greek, latinized as "Mirocles"; admirer. N/A
Mirone Derived from the Latin "Myron"; perfume. N/A
Mirope From Greek, latinized as "Myrops"; perfumed. N/A
Misaele From Hebrew, latinized as "Misael"; not called. N/A
Mitrio From Greek, latinized as "Mitrius"; crowned. N/A
Moderano Derived from Latin; discrete, unpretentious. N/A
Moderato Derived from Latin; moderate, fair, reasonable. N/A
Modesto Derived from the Latin "Modestus; moderate, discrete, reasonable. N/A
Modoaldo Varition of the Latin "Monaldus", derived from the ancient High German "Munald"; overjoyed, very happy. N/A
Mona From Greek, latinized as "Monas"; alone, solitary. N/A
Monaldo Derived from the ancient High German "Mun" and "Vald"; very happy, overjoyed. N/A
Mondo Derived from the Latin "Mundus; elegant. N/A
Monegonda From ancient German, latinized as "Monegundes"; good woman. N/A
Monica Feminine variation of the Latin "Monachus", derived from the Greek "M˛nake"; solitary, alone. N/A
Monitore Derived from the Latin "Monitor; counselor, advisor. N/A
Montano Derived from the Latin "Montanus; of the mountain. N/A
Morando Name of unknown etymology. N/A
Mose' Derived from the Hebrew "Masciah"; saved by the waters. Moses
Moseo From Hebrew, latinized as "Moseus"; belonging to Moses.. N/A
Mummolino Diminutive of Mummio, name of unknown etymology. N/A
Muritta From Celtic, neat, orderly. N/A
Musa Feminine name of Latin origin; she who protects. N/A
Musonio From Greek, latinized as "Musonius"; serious. N/A
Mustiola Derived from the Latin "Mustiola"; sweet. N/A
Muziano From Latin; belonging to the Muzia people, name of a Roman class. N/A
Muzio From the Latin "Mutus"; silent, quiet.N/A

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