What does Cairo mean?
Cairo /cai-ro/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KIE-ro. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Cairo is "victorious". Place name: the name of the capital of Egypt, derived from "al Qahir", the Arabic name of the planet Mars.
VariationsKreatif forms: Caimo, Caireo, Canro. [more]
How popular is Cairo?
Cairo is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#15583 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Cairo for boys. Cairo has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Cairo is pronounced similarly to Cary▼, Chiro and Curro. Other recommended similar baby names are Caio, Caird, Cairn, Carr, Chairo, Charro, Ciro, Hairo and Jairo▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cairo.