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What does Enzo mean?

Enzo Pronunciation of Enzo [en-zo] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Enzo is "giant". From ent. May also have originated as an Italian form of Henry via Heinz, or a short form of names ending with enzo such as Lorenzo or Vicenzo. Enzo was the name of a king of Sardinia in the 13th century. Enzo Ferrari was the founder of the Ferrari motor company.

Associated with: king.


Enzo has 1 variant: Enzio.

4 more alternative forms via Heinz, Henry, Lorenzo, Vicenzo: Einri, Enrico, Nenzo and Rico.

1 feminine form: Enza.

Creative forms:
(male) Enen, Eney, ..

(female) Endi, Enzoi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Enzo Legend (E.L.), ..

How popular is Enzo?

Enzo is a rare first name for males. Enzo is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Enzo entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #330 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Enrico, Henry (#29 in 2015), Lorenzo (#216) and Rico (#1421) are the prominent related forms of Enzo (#330 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Enzo reached its peak during 1880-1889 (median #1262) and has become significantly lower since (#799, 69%), with the version Henry becoming less stylish. Enzo and Lorenzo are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Enzo, Enrico, Henry, Lorenzo, Rico in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Enzo is alike in pronunciation to Anso. Other suggested similar names are Eero, Elmo, Elvo, Enda, Enea, Enis, Enne, Ennio, Enno, Enok, Enos, Erno, Evo, Ezio, Fonzo, Lanzo, Lonzo, Manzo and Renzo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Enzo.

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