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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Niro

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  • A submission from Denmark says the name Niro means "Gift of god" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
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From Latin niger, nigrum. Compare Italian nero.

Notable Persons Named Niro

Niro was born in 1988 in Blois. Niro is also known as French rapper.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Niro

Robert De Niro is an actor and producer. He has been prominent since 1962. Robert was born as the child of Robert De Niro, Sr., and Virginia Admiral on August 17th, 1943 in Manhattan, New York, United States.


Drena De Niro is an actress and producer. She was most active from 1996 to present. Drena was born on September 3rd, 1971 in New York City.


Sr. was given the name Robert Henry De Niro on May 3rd, 1922 in Syracuse, New York. They breathed their last breath on May 3rd, 1993.


Niro was born in 1988 in Blois. Niro is also known as French rapper.


Shelley Niro is a in the fields of performance art and installation art. Shelley was born in 1954 in Niagara Falls, New York.


Piero was born in 1957.


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Popularity of Niro as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Niro U.S.
  White 87.19% 64.26%
  African American 1.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Niro

People with the last name Niro are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Niro

  • How Popular is the name Niro? As a last name Niro was the 39,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Niro first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Niro is Saturday, December 22nd, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Niro? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Niro. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Niro: Your name in reverse order is Orin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Niro? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 562 people with the last name Niro.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Niro? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Niro 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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