Gender: Male Meaning of Dario: "kingly or possess well" Origin of Dario: Italian variation of Darius Dario's Popularity in 2019: #937

Dario Origin and Meaning

The name Dario is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "kingly or possess well".

More creative and classier than Mario. It has regularly ranked near the bottom of the US Top 1000 over the last four decades. It does much better across the pond, and is especially popular in Italy, Spain, and Switzerland.

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Rank in US: #937

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Doesn't sound like Mario at all in Italian or Spanish. Dario is stressed on the 2nd syllable: /da'ri·o/ (dah-REE-oh); Mario is stressed on the 1st /'ma·rjo/ (MAH-ryoh). Dario has 3 syllables, Mario has 2.