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.
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).