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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arvo

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Abbreviation of afternoon +‎ -o (“diminutive suffix”).

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, informal) Afternoon.

arvo was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and Latin

Notable Persons Named Arvo

Gus Hall was a lumberjack, miner, steel worker, trade unionist, political writer, steel, and trade union. His military service ended in 1946. Gus was given the name Arvo Kustaa Halberg on October 8th, 1910 in Cherry Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota. He left this life on October 13th, 2000.


Arvo was born on July 21st, 1939.


Arvo Ojala was a technical advisor, marksman, stunt performer, and stuntman. Arvo was born on February 21st, 1920 in Seattle. He left this life on July 1st, 2005.


Arvo Ylppö was a pediatrician and pediatrics. Arvo was given the name Arvo Henrik Ylppö on October 27th, 1887 in Akaa. He breathed his last breath on January 28th, 1992.


Arvo was born on December 2nd, 1909 in Valkeala, Finland. He passed away on November 23rd, 1975.


Arvo Quoetone Mikkanen is an Assistant United States Attorney and United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Arvo was born in 1961 in Denver.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arvo

Linden was born in 1887. He breathed his last breath in 1941.


Jessica Arvo is a sports team member for the Pallo-Iirot.


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Popularity of Arvo as a last name

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Common last names for Arvo

  • Maki
  • Johnson
  • Hill
  • Koski
  • Luoma
  • Heikkila
  • Salo
  • Lehto

Fun Facts about the name Arvo

  • How Popular is the name Arvo? Arvo is the 21,395th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arvo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 309 babies born with the first name Arvo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arvo to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arvo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arvo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arvo is Saturday, March 15th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Arvo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arvo was in 1915 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Arvo Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arvo is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Arvo: Your name in reverse order is Ovra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ovar. How do you pronounce that?

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