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Mario

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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

Fun Facts about the name Mario

  • How many people with the first name Mario have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 142,805 babies born with the first name Mario in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mario to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mario? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mario first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mario is Thursday, November 2nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Mario born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mario was in 1980 with a total of 2,936 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mario!
  • Random Mario Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mario ranks 88th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 11 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Mario: Your name in reverse order is Oiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ioram. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mario? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 711 people with the last name Mario.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mario? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mario as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Mario as a first name

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Popularity of Mario as a last name

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Common last names for Mario

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  • Diaz
  • Torres
  • Rivera
  • Alvarez
  • Ruiz
  • Gomez
  • Ramos

Common first names for Mario

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mario U.S.
  White 50.77% 64.26%
  African American 8.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 27.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mario

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

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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.

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Mario

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

From Italian and Spanish Mario, both of whom derive from Latin Marius.

  1. A male given name.

Mario was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Estonian, German, Italian, Latin, Serbo-Croatian, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Mario

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli is a soccer player for the A.C. Milan, Liverpool F.C., A.C. Lumezzane, Inter Milan, Manchester City F.C., Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Mario was born on August 12th, 1990 in Palermo, Italy.

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Mario Draghi

Mario Draghi is a Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, Governor of the Bank of Italy, President of the European Central Bank, Chairman of theFinancial Stability Board, and Governor of theBank of Italy. Mario was born on September 3rd, 1947 in Rome.

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Mario Götze

Mario Götze is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, and Germany national youth football team. Mario was born on June 3rd, 1992 in Memmingen, Germany.

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Terence Hill

Terence Hill is an actor. He was most prominent from 1951 to 1951. Terence was given the name Mario Girotti on March 29th, 1939 in Venice.

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Mario Gómez

Mario Gómez is a soccer player for the Beşiktaş J.K., ACF Fiorentina, SSV Ulm 1846, VfB Stuttgart II, VfB Stuttgart, FC Bayern Munich, and Germany national youth football team. Mario was born on July 10th, 1985 in Riedlingen, West Germany.

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Mario Chalmers

Mario Chalmers is a basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2008. Mario was born on May 19th, 1986 in Anchorage, Alaska.

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  • Mario Lopez
    (actor)
  • Mario Batali
    (chef)
  • Mario Lemieux
    (hockey player)
  • Perez Hilton
    (blogger)
  • Mario Van Peebles
    (actor)
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
    (writer)
  • Yo Gotti
    (musician)
  • Cantinflas
    (comedy film)
  • Mario Andretti
    (formula one racer)
  • Mario
    (musician)
  • Mario Pašalić
    (soccer player)
  • Mario Cuomo
    (Lieutenant Governor of New York)
  • Souleye
    (musician)
  • Mario Casas
    (actor)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mario

João Mário

João Mário is a soccer player for the Sporting Clube de Portugal, FC Porto, Sporting Clube de Portugal B, Vitória F.C., Portugal national under-16 football team, and Portugal national under-17 football team. João was born on January 19th, 1993 in Porto, Portugal. João is also known as João Mário Eduardo.

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Mario

Mario is a contemporary r&b musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Mario was given the name Mario Dewar Barrett on August 27th, 1986.

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Ernest Mario

Ernest Mario is an important person. Ernest was born on June 12th, 1938.

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Disco King Mario

Disco King Mario was a notable human. Disco was born in 1956. He passed away in 1994.

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Tania Di Mario

Tania Di Mario is an important human. Tania was born on May 4th, 1979 in Rome.

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Luís Mário

Luís Mário is a soccer player for the Rio Branco Esporte Clube, Clube do Remo, Mogi Mirim Esporte Clube, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, FC Seoul, Coritiba Foot Ball Club, Vitória S.C., Clube Atlético Mineiro, Associação Atlética Ponte Preta, and Botafogo de Fut. Luís was born on November 1st, 1976 in Vigia, Pará.

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What does the name Mario mean?

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Iis for instill, the lesson of life.

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

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