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Variations in given names

Postby lcafarel » 17 Jan 2011, 18:27

Is there a handy online resource that lists possible variations and translations of Italian given names?

Also, is Roque an Italian given name? I find it listed in some sources as Spanish.

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby vj » 17 Jan 2011, 18:35

lcafarel wrote:Is there a handy online resource that lists possible variations and translations of Italian given names?...


There are several
Can't find one for Mildred - I used my great aunt's name Amalia, she went by Mildred

Name Listing
http://web.archive.org/web/200711100041 ... ename.html

Translator
http://www.daddezio.com/genealogy/italian/names.html

Rare Names
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.anc ... nnames.htm

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby lcafarel » 17 Jan 2011, 18:42

Just found the references on names on this site. My searches on the site didn't find it, but a Google search did.

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby lcafarel » 17 Jan 2011, 18:48

Thanks, Valarie!

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby johnnyonthespot » 17 Jan 2011, 19:11

Also, names - particularly of children - are often informally amended with suffixes such as -ina, -ucci, -etto, etc. Many times these stick into adulthood; sometimes they appear in birth records.

See http://italian.about.com/cs/grammar/ht/usesuffixes.htm for more info.
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Re: Variations in given names

Postby misbris » 18 Jan 2011, 00:07

vj,

Thank you thank you for that web page. I lost it when Ken's Geocities page disappeared. Now i have put it in my favorites again.

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby vj » 18 Jan 2011, 00:13

:D Hey MJ
You're welcome,
It's one of my favorites!
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Re: Variations in given names

Postby maestra36 » 18 Jan 2011, 23:18

Mildred and Millie were common American names for Carmela.

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vj wrote:
lcafarel wrote:Is there a handy online resource that lists possible variations and translations of Italian given names?...


There are several
Can't find one for Mildred - I used my great aunt's name Amalia, she went by Mildred

Name Listing
http://web.archive.org/web/200711100041 ... ename.html

Translator
http://www.daddezio.com/genealogy/italian/names.html

Rare Names
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb. href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3166187-10456885" TARGET="_blank">Ancestry.com</a>/~torchia/names/italiannames.htm

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Re: Variations in given names

Postby lcafarel » 18 Jan 2011, 23:43

Thanks, Peg.


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