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143k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mario

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Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
4.1m Mary
542k Maria
537k Marie

How popular is the baby name Mario in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 7 0 7
1900 5 0 5
1901 6 0 6
1902 10 0 10
1903 6 0 6
1904 13 0 13
1905 14 0 14
1906 15 0 15
1907 20 0 20
1908 28 0 28
1909 27 0 27
1910 47 0 47
1911 56 0 56
1912 152 0 152
1913 166 0 166
1914 289 0 289
1915 354 0 354
1916 379 0 379
1917 365 6 359
1918 351 0 351
1919 353 0 353
1920 408 0 408
1921 509 7 502
1922 451 0 451
1923 503 0 503
1924 484 0 484
1925 507 5 502
1926 525 7 518
1927 502 10 492
1928 485 9 476
1929 448 5 443
1930 455 6 449
1931 394 0 394
1932 344 0 344
1933 317 0 317
1934 314 8 306
1935 303 0 303
1936 300 6 294
1937 272 0 272
1938 297 0 297
1939 238 0 238
1940 294 0 294
1941 273 0 273
1942 300 0 300
1943 331 0 331
1944 340 0 340
1945 350 5 345
1946 390 7 383
1947 499 0 499
1948 621 0 621
1949 612 5 607
1950 744 0 744
1951 868 6 862
1952 976 0 976
1953 1,006 11 995
1954 1,081 8 1,073
1955 1,087 13 1,074
1956 1,217 8 1,209
1957 1,157 5 1,152
1958 1,194 8 1,186
1959 1,212 11 1,201
1960 1,332 10 1,322
1961 1,305 12 1,293
1962 1,328 13 1,315
1963 1,327 8 1,319
1964 1,367 10 1,357
1965 1,301 12 1,289
1966 1,306 14 1,292
1967 1,330 19 1,311
1968 1,379 25 1,354
1969 1,654 22 1,632
1970 1,928 26 1,902
1971 1,927 25 1,902
1972 1,957 28 1,929
1973 2,053 33 2,020
1974 2,090 29 2,061
1975 2,088 32 2,056
1976 2,059 29 2,030
1977 2,154 33 2,121
1978 2,261 33 2,228
1979 2,734 31 2,703
1980 2,974 38 2,936
1981 2,741 26 2,715
1982 2,684 27 2,657
1983 2,400 28 2,372
1984 2,372 24 2,348
1985 2,440 27 2,413
1986 2,510 36 2,474
1987 2,780 43 2,737
1988 2,921 32 2,889
1989 2,873 30 2,843
1990 2,845 24 2,821
1991 2,598 23 2,575
1992 2,640 17 2,623
1993 2,484 14 2,470
1994 2,482 16 2,466
1995 2,403 13 2,390
1996 2,386 8 2,378
1997 2,304 9 2,295
1998 2,267 6 2,261
1999 2,294 7 2,287
2000 2,333 0 2,333
2001 2,230 12 2,218
2002 2,267 6 2,261
2003 2,364 6 2,358
2004 2,268 9 2,259
2005 2,297 0 2,297
2006 2,300 5 2,295
2007 2,285 0 2,285
2008 2,167 6 2,161
2009 1,937 0 1,937
2010 1,706 0 1,706
2011 1,597 0 1,597
2012 1,442 0 1,442
2013 1,417 0 1,417
2014 1,361 0 1,361
2015 1,285 0 1,285

Want to know about the popularity of the Mario baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 142,805 babies born with the name Mario in the United States. That's more than enough Marios to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mario" was in 1980 with a total of 2,936 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marios)

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mario" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 49 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 2,684 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Mario popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mario" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mario as well as things modernly associated with the name Mario such as celebrities named Mario.

Origin and Meaning of Mario

The name "Mario" is of Italian origin, and it means "Warlike". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez is an actor and television host with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Mario was born in 1973 as Mario Lopez, Jr. in San Diego, California, United States.

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Perez Hilton

Perez Hilton is a blogger, television personality, and columnist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Perez was born in 1978 as Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Terence Hill

Terence Hill is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1951 to present. Terence was born in 1939 as Mario Girotti in Venice, Veneto, Italy.

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Mario Cimarro

Mario Cimarro is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Mario was born in 1971 as Mario Antonio Cimarro Paz in Havana, Cuba.

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Mario Yepes

Mario Yepes is a football biography. Mario was born in 1976 in Cali, Colombia.

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Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo is an officeholder. Mario was born in 1932 as Mario Matthew Cuomo in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mario

Mario Games
Mario Hezonja
Mario Kart 8
Mario Maker
Mario Badescu
Mario Balotelli
Mario Gotze
Mario Party 10
Mario Singer

Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Oiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Imaor". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Mario born Apr 14, 1953

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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