Italian House Names

Here’s a selection of possible Italian house names that may be of interest in helping you select that special name for your home. They’re taken, with kind permission, from Graham Gould’s book ‘House Names of Australia’, and reflect the migration of other language speakers to Australia. See for more details about Graham’s book, house names in general, and information about Graham’s unique house nameplates.

To draw your attention to some of the most interesting, even delightful Italian house names, we’ve put some of our favourites in bold. Check them out. They may help you choose your house name.

House name Meaning
Abitato inhabited, lived in
Abitazione residence, home
Affollatto Casa crowded house
Armonioso harmonious
Avanti come in
Bella Donna pretty woman
Bella Vista beautiful or fine view
Belvedere panoramic viewpoint
Benedetto blessed; holy
Benvenuto welcome
Buona Fortuna good luck
Buona Volonta goodwill
Casa Bianca white house
Casa Di Fortuna house of luck
Collina Ventosa windy hill
Collina Verde green hill
Con Amore with love; with enthusiasm
Con Spirito with spirit
Costa coast
Di Lusso luxurious
Entrare enter
Fiera Vista fine view
Firenze Florence (Italian city)
Giardino di Fiore flower garden
Grande Vista grand view
Il Circo the circus
Il Mio Posto my place
Il Palazzo the palace
Il Ricovero the shelter
Imbocco entrance
Ipoteca Collina mortgage hill
La Costa d'Oro gold coast
La Sua Casa her house
Nostro Circo our circus
Nostro Palazzo our palace
Nostro Posto our place
Oasi oasis
Penisola peninsula
Pittoresco picturesque
Prossimo il Mare near the sea
Punto Ventoso windy point
Ricoperto overgrown
Riposo at rest; at ease
Saluto greetings
Sovraffollato overcrowded
Stare in Casa to stay at home
Tivoli A city in ancient Rome from which many Saints & Popes came.
Vicino al Mare close to the sea
Villa Sogno Dream House
Vista Chiaro clear view
Vista del Mare sea view
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