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What does Ado mean?

Ado Pronunciation of Ado [ado] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Ado) is a Teutonic name, and the meaning of the name Ado is "awe-inspiring; noble". Ado is an alternate spelling of Addy (Teutonic): also a short variation of Adam.

Associated with: noble.


Ado has 2 variants: Addie and Adi.

1 more related form via Addy: Ade.

Creative forms:
(male) Addo, Ardo, ..

(female) Ane, Ati, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ado Yandel (A.Y.), ..

How popular is Ado?

Ado is an unusual given name for men. Ado is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Ado (not in Top 2000) is Addie. Other variants, like Ade, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Ado reached its highest in the 1880s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Addie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ado and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ado is alike in pronunciation to Aadi, Adao, Adya, Audey, Audie, Eddy, Iddo, Ido, Odie, Odo, Udi and Udo. Other suggested similar names are Abo, Ad, Adom, Adon and Aldo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ado.

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