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Gender: Male Pronunciation: art-oo-roh; art-oo-ru (portuguese) Meaning of Arturo: "bear" Origin of Arturo: Celtic "bear" Arturo's Popularity in 2018: #608

The name Arturo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "bear". Arturo is ranked #608 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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Italian, Portuguese and Spanish variation of Arthur doesn't quite have the charm of the Celtic original.

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tan Says:


Whoever wrote that the name Arturo does not have the same charm as the original Arthur must have limited experiences with other languages. In fact, it by far exceeds the charm of the original.