Capri Meaning and Origin

Capri is a girl’s name of Italian origin, an Italian place name. Capri is a feminine given name of Italian origin. It is derived from the name of the Italian island, Capri, located in the Tyrrhenian Sea near the Gulf of Naples. The island is known for its natural beauty and has been a popular tourist destination. The name Capri is also associated with Latin roots. It is derived from the Latin word “capra,” which means “goat.” This etymology is attributed to the presence of wild goats on the island of Capri in ancient times. Capri can also be a surname of Italian origin. As a surname, it likely originated from a family’s association with the island of Capri or from a person’s place of origin being Capri. As a given name, Capri is relatively uncommon but has gained some popularity in recent years, particularly in English-speaking countries. It is often chosen for its association with beauty, nature, and an exotic location.

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