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Dario

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
560
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dario

"Dario" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Upholder of the good". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Dario

Dario Šarić is a basketball player for the KK Zrinjevac, KK Dubrava, KK Zagreb, KK Cibona, and Anadolu Efes S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Dario was born on April 8th, 1994 in Šibenik, Croatia.

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Dario Argento is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, and producer. Dario was born on September 7th, 1940 in Rome. Dario is also known as Sirio Bernadotte.

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Dario Franchitti is a racing driver. Dario was born on May 19th, 1973 in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK.

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Dario Fo is a drama playwright, actor, director, and composer. Dario was born on March 24th, 1926 in Leggiuno.

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Darío Conca is a soccer player for the Shanghai SIPG F.C., Club Atlético Tigre, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Deportivo Universidad Católica, Rosario Central, CR Vasco da Gama, Fluminense FC, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C., and Argentina national under-20 football team. Darío was born on May 11th, 1983 in General Pacheco. Darío is also known as Conca and Darío.

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Dario Marianelli is a composer. He was most prominent from 1994 to present. Dario was born on June 21st, 1963 in Pisa, Italy.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dario

Rubén Darío was a writer. Rubén was given the name Félix Rubén García Sarmiento on January 18th, 1867 in Metapa, today known as Ciudad Darío, Matagalpa, Nicaragua. He passed away on February 6th, 1916.

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Dario is a soccer player for the Campo Grande Atlético Clube, Clube Atlético Mineiro, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Sport Club do Recife, Sport Club Internacional, Associação Atlética Ponte Preta, Paysandu Sport Club, Clube Náutico Capibaribe, Santa Cruz Futebol Clube, and Esporte Clube Bahi. Dario was born on March 4th, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 6 0 6
1912 10 0 10
1913 10 0 10
1914 15 0 15
1915 14 0 14
1916 24 0 24
1917 20 0 20
1918 16 0 16
1919 20 0 20
1920 22 0 22
1921 22 0 22
1922 21 0 21
1923 23 0 23
1924 27 0 27
1925 28 0 28
1926 25 0 25
1927 28 0 28
1928 27 0 27
1929 23 0 23
1930 22 0 22
1931 25 0 25
1932 28 0 28
1933 18 0 18
1934 23 0 23
1935 20 0 20
1936 17 0 17
1937 16 0 16
1938 21 0 21
1939 27 0 27
1940 24 0 24
1941 18 0 18
1942 19 0 19
1943 18 0 18
1944 19 0 19
1945 25 0 25
1946 25 0 25
1947 22 0 22
1948 30 0 30
1949 21 0 21
1950 28 0 28
1951 29 0 29
1952 21 0 21
1953 46 0 46
1954 31 0 31
1955 43 0 43
1956 36 0 36
1957 51 0 51
1958 46 0 46
1959 51 0 51
1960 47 0 47
1961 46 0 46
1962 48 0 48
1963 45 0 45
1964 39 0 39
1965 62 0 62
1966 38 0 38
1967 44 0 44
1968 42 0 42
1969 62 0 62
1970 76 0 76
1971 62 0 62
1972 58 0 58
1973 67 0 67
1974 66 0 66
1975 60 0 60
1976 77 0 77
1977 76 0 76
1978 73 0 73
1979 79 0 79
1980 130 0 130
1981 167 0 167
1982 121 0 121
1983 111 0 111
1984 94 0 94
1985 93 0 93
1986 123 0 123
1987 128 0 128
1988 131 0 131
1989 134 0 134
1990 168 0 168
1991 180 0 180
1992 145 0 145
1993 160 0 160
1994 171 0 171
1995 156 0 156
1996 133 0 133
1997 155 0 155
1998 158 0 158
1999 181 0 181
2000 199 0 199
2001 196 0 196
2002 195 0 195
2003 209 0 209
2004 208 0 208
2005 215 0 215
2006 223 0 223
2007 249 0 249
2008 252 0 252
2009 229 0 229
2010 212 0 212
2011 235 0 235
2012 225 0 225
2013 199 0 199
2014 215 0 215
2015 234 0 234
2016 222 0 222

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Popularity of Dario as a first name

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Popularity of Dario as a last name

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Common last names for Dario

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dario U.S.
  White 40.00% 64.26%
  African American 6.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dario

People with the last name Dario are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Dario

  • How Popular is the name Dario? Dario is the 2,641st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dario was the 39,281st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dario have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,924 babies born with the first name Dario in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dario to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dario? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dario first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dario is Friday, August 28th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Dario born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dario was in 2008 with a total of 252 babies.
  • Random Dario Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dario is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Dario: Your name in reverse order is Oirad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rdioa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dario? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 560 people with the last name Dario.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dario? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dario as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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