Name: Mario

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mario

  • Meaning:
    From the god Mars
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAHR yo)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mario

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  • Used in:
    English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Italian, Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Marius.
    It is extremely popular, being taken as the masculine form of Maria, and therefore associated with the cult of the Virgin Mary.

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Popularity Rank of Mario (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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