Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni: their daughter’s first name is a tribute to whom?

Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni: their daughter’s first name is a tribute to whom?
Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni: their daughter’s first name is a tribute to whom?

Before meeting, Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni had already had children of their own. The former President of the Republic had two sons named Pierre (born in 1985) and Jean (born in 1986) from his marriage to Marie-Dominique Culioli. Then, with Cécilia Ciganer-Albéniz, he had a third boy, Louis (born in 1997). As for the singer, she gave birth to a son named Aurélien in 2001, born from her relationship with Raphaël Enthoven. Together, they welcomed their first daughter, and her first name is very different from those of her brothers.

Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy’s daughter has an Italian first name

While Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni’s eldest sons all have classic and timeless first names in their French version, this is not the case for their daughter. She actually has the name Giulia, also a classic name, but which comes from Italy. It is in fact the Italian version of Julie or Julia. This choice of first name pays homage to her mother’s Italian roots, but not only!

Who does Giulia Sarkozy’s first name pay homage to?

Giulia Sarkozy was born on October 19, 2011, and throughout her mother’s pregnancy, rumors circulated about her first name. Mia, Léa, Dahlia, Julia, Marisa… Many hypotheses were formulated, but it was ultimately this Italian first name that her parents chose. According to information revealed by Closer The day after his birth, when his first name had not yet been confirmed, it was to pay tribute to a close person that Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy chose this first name.

Carla Bruni has always been very close to her aunt Giulia, nicknamed Tata Gigi, sister of her mother, Marisa Bruni-Tedeschi. She thus organized the birthday of the one who considered her as her daughter on several occasions at the Élysée. The relationship between Tata Gigi, who did not have children, and Nicolas Sarkozy was also at its best at the time, since she is said to have nicknamed him “my favorite nephew”. Her first name also has the advantage of being easily pronounced in the different languages ​​spoken by the couple’s families. All this would have motivated the choice of first name by Giulia Sarkozy’s parents, and it suits her perfectly!

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