Ettore is an Italian name that means 'loyal'. Ettore is also a variant of Hector or Hektor (Greek), meaning 'to hold'. Ettore is a name that Christians primarily use. People associate this name with many positive personality traits like selflessness and loyalty. One of the most famous people with this name is Ettore Bugatti, the Italian auto-designer and founder of the Bugatti car company renowned for producing some of the quickest, most expensive, and technologically sophisticated road vehicles. Another is Ettore Scola, a film director and screenwriter well-known for his work on the movie, 'A Special Day'.