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Gender: Male Pronunciation: YOH-loh Meaning of Iolo: "weathy guardian" Origin of Iolo: Welsh diminutive of Edward

The name Iolo is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "weathy guardian". Iolo and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names from History and discussed in our forums with posts like "Hunt for our favourite boy names (Alphabet-wise)".

From the experts:

Rhythmic Welsh nickname-name, perilously close to yo-yo.

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Famous People Named Iolo

Iolo Morganwg, influential Welsh antiquarian, poet, collector, and literary forger
Iolo Goch, medieval Welsh bard
Iolo Williams, Welsh TV personality and naturalist

Pop Culture References for the name Iolo

Diminutive of Iorwerth (Welsh name anglicized as Yorath)
YOLO, acronym for "you only live once"