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What does Arsenio mean?

Arsenio Pronunciation of Arsenio as a boys' name is pronounced ar-SEE-nee-oh. It is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Arsenio is "masculine". According to tradition, Saint Arsenius the Great (fourth century) tutored the sons of the Roman emperor Theodosius. He was one of the Desert Fathers of Christianity and was famous for saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue". Actor/comedian Arsenio Hall.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, saint, great, roman, emperor (king), famous


VARIANTS Arcenio, Arcinio, Arsanio, Arseenio, Arseinio, Arsemio, Arsen, Arsene, Arseni, Arsenios, Arsenius, Arseno, Arsenyo, Arsinio, Arsino




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How popular is Arsenio?

Arsenio is a rare given name for males. Arsenio is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Arsenio entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #743 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not ranked currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Arsenio is pronounced similarly to Orsini, Orsino, Orsonio and Ursino. Other recommended sound-alike names are Akeno, Alcedio, Alerio, Alexio, Alverio, Amelio, Anselmo, Antonio, Arcadio, Arcelio, Arden, Aren, Arend, Argentino, Argentio, Argento, Aricelio, Arien, Ario, Aristio, Arjen, Arlando, Arlen, Arlenn, Armando, Armani, Armen, Arminlo (see Armin), Armino, Armondo, Armoni, Arni, Arnie, Arno, Arren, Arrio, Artemio, Artemis, Asen, Athenios, Aurelio, Avenil, Erminio, Esebio, Eugenio, Eusebio, Eusevio (see Eusebius), Franio, Genio, Irenio and Parmenio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arsenio.

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