What does Mario mean?
How popular is Mario?
Mario is a very prominent first name for males (#143 out of 1220, Top 12%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#30091 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Mario for boys. Mario entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #111 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #270. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Mario and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Mario (#270 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Marcus (#158 last year), Mark (#189), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Marc (#636), Markus (#737), Mary and Mariano. These forms of Mario were popular as baby names in the year 1993 (median #374) and are somewhat less popular today (#522, 24% less), with versions like Mary becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable birth names among these are Marcus, Marco, Mario, Markus and Marcos, with Marcus having a resurgence in popularity.
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Mario▲ is pronounced similarly to Mareo, Maro, Maureo, Maurie, Maurio, Mauro, Maury, Meiri, Moray, Morey, Mori, Morio, Morrie, Morrow, Morry, Murrow and Murry▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Arrio, Caio, Dacio, Darcio, Dario▼, Fabio, Ilario, Macario, Maceo, Macerio, Mahir, Maik, Majid, Makario, Malik▲, Malin, Maliq, Mano, Manzo, Mar, Mar-, Marcio, Mardon, Marik, Marino, Marinor, Marinos, Marion▼, Marlin▼, Marloe, Marly, Marom, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marti, Martie, Martin▼, Martino, Marton, Marty▼, Marve, Marvin▼, Marx, Marzo, Mateo▲, Matico, Maurin, Maxie▼, Maxim▲, Mayo, Meril, Merit, Morino, Moris, Moriz and Tadio. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mario.