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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mondo

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  • A submission from Massachusetts, United States says the name Mondo means "Butter" and is of Japanese origin.
  • A user from Italy says the name Mondo is of Unknown origin and means "Means "world" in italian.".
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From Japanese 問答 (mondō).

  1. (Zen Buddhism) A dialogue between master and student designed to obtain an intuitive truth.

From the title of the cult 1962 Italian documentary film Mondo cane, Italian for "A Dog's World", from mondo (“world”) and cane (“dog”). The film featured bizarre scenes, leading to English use of mondo as an adverb meaning "very, extremely" in mock-Italian phrases like mondo bizarro.

    mondo was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Guaraní, Ido, Istriot, Italian, Spanish, and Swahili

    Notable Persons Named Mondo

    Mondo was born on June 6th, 1978.


    Mondo is a comics character.


    Mondo C. Castro is a business consultant musician disc jockey host actor and model. Mondo was given the name Ramon Carlos Cruz Castro in Manila, Philippines. Mondo is also known as Mon.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Mondo

    Mike Mondo is a wrestler. Mike was born on March 26th, 1983 in Gordon Heights, New York.


    Nick Mondo is a wrestler. Nick was born on March 28th, 1980 in Minneapolis.


    Mondo is a comics character.


    Domenico was born in 1734. He passed away in 1806.


    Michael was born on November 12th, 1972 in Papua New Guinea.


    Paolo Mondo is an athlete for the AS Vita Club.


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    Popularity of Mondo as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Mondo U.S.
      White 88.01% 64.26%
      African American 3.57% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 6.12% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Mondo

    People with the last name Mondo are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Mondo

    • How Popular is the name Mondo? Mondo is the 53,735th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mondo was the 52,851st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Mondo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33 babies born with the first name Mondo in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mondo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Mondo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mondo is Friday, February 10th, 1882.
    • What year had the most people named Mondo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mondo was in 1966 with a total of 6 babies.
    • Random Mondo Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mondo is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1979.
    • Weird things about the name Mondo: Your name in reverse order is Odnom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onmdo. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Mondo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 392 people with the last name Mondo.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mondo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mondo as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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