Mario

Mario - A very unique male name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mario appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #318. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mario and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mario? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mario. The baby boy name Mario was given to 1,421 baby boys in 2012, ranking #251 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,155 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mario peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1979 on position 103.



Famous with this name

Mario Brega
Mario Casas
Mario Barth


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Mario is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mario is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #115 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #515.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mario is where you live.


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Mario origin and meaning

Mario is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Mario, pop culture references for the name Mario and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mario

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mario, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012251
2011225
2010209
2009198
2008184
2007180
2006178
2005179
2004178
2003169
2002171
2001170
2000167
1999163
1998151
1997150
1996147
1995148
1994142
1993139
1992128
1991127
1990119
1989116
1988107
1987108
1986112
1985117
1984116
1983115
1982109
1981109
1980103
1979103
1978115
1977128
1976129
1975125
1974128
1973129
1972140
1971154
1970159
1969172
1968186
1967187
1966194
1965198
1964208
1963214
1962214
1961218
1960214
1959232
1958226
1957225
1956214
1955223
1954213
1953219
1952213
1951226
1950248
1949272
1948265
1947301
1946322
1945314
1944319
1943328
1942343
1941339
1940320
1939350
1938314
1937314
1936307
1935302
1934304
1933296
1932288
1931274
1930260
1929261
1928257
1927255
1926246
1925253
1924259
1923250
1922268
1921249
1920272
1919277
1918283
1917262
1916250
1915253
1914250
1913282
1912268
1911334
1910318

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico115
Texas142
Arizona145
California155
Illinois199
Nevada217
Florida232
Oklahoma264
Georgia265
South Carolina274
Colorado292
Washington293
Alabama298
Michigan299
North Carolina306
New York309
Connecticut316
Maryland321
Wisconsin323
Idaho332
Kansas337
Oregon356
Louisiana362
Tennessee372
New Jersey374
Massachusetts379
Kentucky393
Ohio393
Nebraska418
Iowa427
Pennsylvania428
Indiana439
Minnesota447
Missouri454
Arkansas465
Utah468
Virginia476
Mississippi515

Even more about Mario


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mario a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mario?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Mario
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,155
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,421

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