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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Scorpio

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Scor"pi*o
  1. [Zoöl] A scorpion.
  2. [Astron]
    1. The eighth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the twenty-third day of October, marked thus [♏] in almanacs.
    2. A constellation of the zodiac containing the bright star Antares. It is drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a scorpion.

Etymology: L

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  1. The eighth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about October 23 to November 21
  2. A large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio

From Latin scorpiō (“scorpion”).

  1. (astronomy): Scorpius
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the scorpion, ruled by Mars and covering October 23 - November 21 (tropical astrology) or November 16 - December 15 (sidereal astrology).
  3. Someone with a Scorpio star sign

Scorpio was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

Notable Persons Named Scorpio

Scorpio is a comics character.


Scorpio Sky is a wrestler. Scorpio was born on April 2nd, 1983 in Los Angeles.


Scorpio Babers is a football player. Scorpio was born on November 6th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Scorpio


Scorpio is a comics character.


Robert Scorpio is a soap character.


Jessica Scorpio is a founder, director of marketing of getaround, getaround, and director of marketing ofgetaround. Jessica was born in 1987 in St. Catharines.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Scorpio U.S.
  White 91.26% 64.26%
  African American 2.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Scorpio

People with the last name Scorpio are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Scorpio

  • How Popular is the name Scorpio? Scorpio is the 41,727th most popular name of all time. As a last name Scorpio was the 89,753rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Scorpio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72 babies born with the first name Scorpio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Scorpio 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 Scorpio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Scorpio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Scorpio is Sunday, November 5th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Scorpio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Scorpio was in 1983 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Scorpio: Your name in reverse order is Oiprocs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ooicrsp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Scorpio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 206 people with the last name Scorpio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Scorpio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Scorpio as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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