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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 5 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Italian

Meaning: City in Italy

Pronunciation: buh-LOH-nyuh, /bəˈloʊnjə/, B AH L OW N IY

Popularity Rank: #135,999

On this page:

  • 1. Bologna Meaning
  • 2. Bologna Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Bologna
  • 4. Translations of Bologna
  • 5. Bologna Name Popularity
  • 6. Bologna Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Bologna

Bologna Meaning

Derived from the Latin name Bononia, likely meaning 'settlement of the Boii people'. Bologna is the name of a city in Italy known for its rich history and cuisine.

Bologna also means "City in Italy".

Bologna is commonly found in Italy, Morocco, United States of America, and 10 more countries.

Bologna Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: buh-LOH-nyuh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /bəˈloʊnjə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: B AH L OW N IY

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Bologna?

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Translations of Bologna

Bologna Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Bologna is recorded 159 times globally, ranking it as the 135,999th most common name worldwide.

Bologna is most prevalent in Italy, with 127 occurrences, making it the 8,815th most popular name in the country.

In Italy, the name Bologna is found among 1 in every 9311 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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