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Meaning and name origin

Arsenio \a-rse-nio, ar-senio\ as a boy's name is pronounced ar-SEE-nee-oh. It is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Arsenio is "masculine". According to tradition, Saint Arsenius the Great (fourth century) tutored the sons of the Roman emperor Theodosius. He was one of the Desert Fathers of Christianity and was famous for saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue". Actor/comedian Arsenio Hall.


Arsenio has 15 variant forms: Arcenio, Arcinio, Arsanio, Arseenio, Arseinio, Arsemio, Arsen, Arsene, Arseni, Arsenios, Arsenius, Arseno, Arsenyo, Arsinio and Arsino.

There is 1 feminine form of Arsenio: Arsenia.


Arsenio is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Arsenio for boys. Arsenio reached its highest rank of #743 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arsenio name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arsenio is also pronounced similarly to Orsonio. Other suggested similar baby names are Argentio and Argento. Like Arsenio, these names are not commonly used.