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What does Aldo mean?

Aldo Pronunciation of Aldo as a boys' name is pronounced ALL-doh. It is of Italian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Aldo is "old one, elder". An Italian and Spanish variant of Aldous that is occasionally used in America. A Renaissance painter Aldus Manutius designed the first italic type face.


ASSOCIATED WITH old, renaissance (medieval)


VARIANTS Aldis, Aldon, Aldus, Alldo

RELATIONS VIA ALDOUS, ALDUS Al, Eldin, Eldis, Eldon, Eldous




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How popular is Aldo?

Aldo is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#849 out of 1220, Top 70%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Aldo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #408 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is at #839 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Aldo (#839 LAST YEAR) appearing in the Top 2000 are Al, Aldon and Eldon. Other variants, like Eldin, are seldom used. These relations of Aldo were favored by parents a century ago (MEDIAN #721) and are now much less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aldo, Al, Aldon, Eldon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aldo is alike in pronunciation to Waldi and Waldo. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aad, Abda, Abdi, Abo, Ad, Adao, Addy, Ade, Ado, Adon, Aed, Alan, Alano, Alba, Alby, Alcado, Alden, Aldin, Aled, Alejo, Alek, Aleko, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alf, Alfeo, Alfio, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algy, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allon, Alon, Alta, Alto, Alton, Aluf, Alva, Alvy, Aly, Amado, Andor, Andro, Andy, Anno, Anso, Aodh, Araldo, Ard, Arda, Ardon, Ario, Arlo, Arno, Aroldo, Arto, Clodo, Elado, Fido, Gildo, Iddo, Ido, Ludo, Naldo, Odo and Udo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aldo.

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