Cute and Sweet-sounding Italian Dog Names and their Meanings

Italian dog name and meaning
If you want to try an unconventional name for your dog, and Italian names have struck your fancy, allow us to help you. We have enlisted cute Italian dog names, along with their meanings. Go ahead and choose a beautiful name picked from this Romance language.
If you want an Italian name for your pooch, seek inspiration from Italy's beautiful cities like Venice, Romeo, or Pisa. Use these as names for your pet dog.
Italian is a language of love and romance. Its words are music to the ears. Some of the sweet-sounding words from this language can be used as cute dog names. How about using an Italian word as a name for your pet dog?
Abruzzese mastiff
Abruzzese Mastiff
Italian greyhound
Italian Greyhound
Italian shepherd
Italian Shepherd
Maltese dog
Maltese Dog
Abruzzese Mastiff, Italian Greyhound, Italian Shepherd, and Maltese are some of the commonly known Italian dog breeds. But Italian names are not restricted to just these. You could give Italian names to dogs of any breed. Before choosing one though, it's important to understand its meaning. And make sure you know how to pronounce it. Good for you and your pooch, if the name is easy to say. Also, consider the personality and gender of your pet and choose a name accordingly. For instance a name like Palla which means 'ball' may not suit a lean dog or Donna referring to a 'woman' will not suit a male dog.

We are here to help you with a list of Italian names for male and female dogs. And we have some funny names too. See if you like them and let us know if you chose one from these. We have enlisted more than 100 beautiful Italian names for your dog, along with their meanings.
Cute Italian Names for a MALE Dog
Allegro meaning merry
Alto meaning tall

Amico meaning friend
Amore meaning love

Angelo meaning angel
Apello meaning appeal

Argento meaning silver
Aumento meaning rise

Azione meaning action
Balleto meaning ballet

Bambino  meaning little boy
Bello meaning nice

Bronzo meaning bronze
Bruno meaning brown haired

Canto meaning song
Caramello meaning caramel

Carino meaning cute, pretty
Cibo meaning food

Cielo meaning sky
Cuscino meaning pillow

Divino meaning divine
Dolce meaning sweet

Eroe meaning hero
Fausto meaning auspicious

Freddo meaning cold
Fresco meaning cool

Genio meaning genius
Lupo meaning wolf

Marino meaning marine
Miracolo meaning miracle

Mistero meaning mystery
Nano meaning small

Nastro meaning ribbon
Oceono meaning ocean

Oro meaning gold
Petalo meaning petal

Piccolo meaning tiny
Prezioso meaning precious

Regalo meaning gift
Riccio meaning curly

Romeo adapted from city name 'Rome'
Rosso meaning red color

Saggio meaning wise
Sole meaning sun

Sorriso meaning smile
Splendido meaning splendid

Toro meaning bull
Uccello meaning bird
Cute Italian Names for a FEMALE Dog
Acqua meaning water
Alba meaning dawn

Anima meaning soul
Bambola meaning doll

Bellezza meaning beauty
Bianca meaning white

Brillare meaning shine
Cadere meaning drop

Cara meaning special, dear
Casa meaning home

Cascata meaning waterfall
Collana meaning necklace

Colomba meaning dove
Crema meaning cream

Cura meaning care
Danza meaning dance

Delizia meaning delight
Donna meaning woman

Fata meaning fairy
Fede meaning faith

Fedele meaning loyal
Felice meaning happy

Fiore meaning flower
Gemma meaning bud

Gloria meaning glory
Grazia meaning grace

Guida meaning lead, guide
Libertà meaning freedom

Luce meaning light
Luna meaning moon

Magia meaning magic
Marrone meaning brown

Melodia meaning melody
Musica meaning music

Nuvola meaning cloud
Ombra meaning shade

Palla meaning ball
Perla meaning pearl

Perlina meaning bead
Poesia meaning poem

Regina meaning queen
Roma adapted from the city 'Rome'

Stella meaning star
Stringa meaning string

Terra meaning earth
Verde meaning green

Viola meaning violet
Vittoria meaning victory

Vivace meaning lively
Volare meaning fly
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Funny Italian Names
Naso meaning nose
Alcol meaning alcohol

Tatuaggio meaning tattoo
Pisello meaning pea

Timido meaning shy
Comico meaning comic

Cupido adapted from cupid
Pazzo meaning crazy

Spezia meaning spice
Biscotto meaning biscuit

Torta meaning from cake
Gelatina meaning jelly

Vino meaning wine
Frutta meaning fruit

Poco meaning little
Dado meaning nut
The convention while giving an Italian name is that names which end with an 'o' are considered suitable for a male, whereas names which end with an 'a' suit a female. Choose to go by the convention or take a different way. The choice is yours.