Other Origin(s):Greek, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Mario is a boy’s name of Italian origin, meaning “manly.” If you want baby to embrace their masculine energy, Mario will help them do just that. The name Mario is best-known for the loveable Italian plumber from Nintendo’s Mario Bros., but actually comes steeped in origin. This timeless classic is the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Greek form of the Roman Latin name Marius, which in some contexts referred to the Roman god of war, Mars. Mario is also super trendy in Croatia, particularly popular during the 1970s. A solid and studly title that will embrace baby’s inner warrior, Mario is a worldly choice.
Famous People Named Mario
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Mario AndrettiRacecar Driver
- Mario ChalmersBasketball Player
- Mario LemieuxHockey Player
- Mario LopezActor
- Mario MaurerActor
- Mario PuzoNovelist
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