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Ettore Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Ettore is of Italian origin.

The meaning of Ettore is "defend, hold fast".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Ettore Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ettore has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ettore to other names.


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Related Names

Ettore is a form of the name Hector.

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Name Fun

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.