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What does Arno mean?

Arno Pronunciation of Arno [arno] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Arno is "eagle-wolf".

Associated with: eagle, wolf.


Arno has 5 variants: Arnoe, Arnou, Arnoux, Arnow and Arnowe.

Affiliated boy name: Arnold.

Creative forms:
(male) Amno, Auno, ..

(female) Aral, Arve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arno Otis (A.O.), ..

How popular is Arno?

Arno is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#18373 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Arno reached its highest rank of #987 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arno name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arno outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent varying form of Arno ranked in the Top 2000 is Arnold (#1649 via latest list). These forms of Arno were popular as baby names in the 1910s (average #540) and have become much less popular since (#1824, 97%), with the version Arnold becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arno, Arnold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arno is alike in pronunciation to Arnau, Arney, Arni, Arnie, Arny, Ernie and Erno. Other recommended names are Aaro, Abna, Abnor, Abo, Adao, Adnon, Adnot, Ado, Adrino (see Adrian), Aldo, Alto, Amnon, Ani, Anno, Anso, Aram, Aran, Arand, Arch, Arda, Ardy, Arek, Aren, Arend, Aric, Arie, Arin, Ario, Arion, Aris, Arlo, Arlow, Arly, Armon, Arn, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnd, Arndt, Arne, Arnon, Arnot, Arnoud, Aron, Arron, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Arseno (see Arsenio), Arsino, Art, Arto, Artor, Artro, Arty, Arun, Arvy, Arye, Aryo, Aryon, Bruno, Dino, Enno, Gino, Jano, Jeno, Kano, Tino and Xeno. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arno.

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