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What does Tadio mean?

Tadio Pronunciation of Tadio [tadio] as a boys' name is an Aramaic name, and the name Tadio means "heart". Tadio is an alternate spelling of Thaddeus (Aramaic): also possibly derives from Theodorus.


Tadio has 2 variants: Taddeo and Tadeo.

5 more different relations via Thaddeus: Tad, Tadd, Tadzio, Thad and Thady.

Creative forms:
(male) Tata, Tradio, ..

(female) Tata, Taty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tadio Matheo (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tadio?

Tadio is a rare given name for males. Tadio is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Tad, Tadd, Tadeo (#1058 in 2015), Thad and Thaddeus (#703) are the popular varying forms of Tadio (not ranked). These relations of Tadio reached the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (usage of 0.04%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.03%, down 29.6%), with the version Thad becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tad, Tadd, Tadeo, Thad, Thaddeus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tadio and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tadio is alike in pronunciation to Tadao, Tadi, Teddie and Teddy. Other suggested similar names are Caio, Dacio, Dario, Eladio, Fabio, Favio, Indio, Lidio, Lydio, Mario, Tabib, Tadhg, Tahir, Tait, Taji, Takeo, Talib, Talin, Tamir, Tandie, Tarik, Tarin, Tariq, Taro, Taso, Tasso, Tauro, Tavi, Tavid, Tavie, Tavin, Tavio, Tavion, Tavis, Tonio and Torio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tadio.

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