What does Dario mean?
(male) Dawrio, Dorio, ..
(female) Dado, Dary, .. Middle name pairings:
Dario Cecil (D.C.), ..
How popular is Dario?
Dario is a somewhat popular first name for men (#976 out of 1220, Top 80%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#43955 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Dario entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #763 in the U.S. in 1991, and is currently at #914. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Dario (#914 the previous year) are Darious, Darius (#501 the previous year), Darrius (#1865) and Derry. These forms of Dario were favored in the year 1994 (usage of 0.14%) and are now much less common (usage 0.05%, ▼67%), with forms like Darius becoming less fashionable. Darius is the longstanding favorite, although Dario seems to be gaining popularity too.
Dario▲ is alike in pronunciation to Darrah, Darro, Darrow, Darry, Deri, Derrie and Dory. Other suggested similar names are Ario, Arrio, Caio, Dacio, Dago, Dai, Dain, Damion▼, Dani, Danie, Danil, Danilo▲, Danko, Danno, Dar, Daran, Darbie, Darby, Darcio, Darcy, Dard, Darek, Darel, Darian, Daric, Darick, Dariel▲, Darien▼, Darin▼, Darion▼, Darko, Daron, Darrin▼, Darrion▼, Darriq, Darrol, Darron, Darsy, Dart, Darton, Darvin, Darwin, Darwon (see Darwin), Daryl▼, Daryn, Davi, David▼, Davie, Davin, Davion, Davis▲, Decio, Demario▼, Deric, Derik, Deriq, Dorion, Duardo, Fabio, Favio, Ilario, Marcio, Mario, Maurio, Morio, Tadio, Tavio and Torio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dario.