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Gender: Male Origin of Mario: Italian variation of Marius Meaning of Marius: Latin, from a Roman family name related to Mars, the god of war Mario's Popularity in 2018: #325

The name Mario is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin. Mario is ranked #325 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Magical Christmas Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Familiar via such notable Marios as Lanza, Cuomo, Andretti, Puzo, and Van Peebles, this Italian name has been fully integrated into the US.

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Pop Culture References for the name Mario

Marius, Marrio, Marios

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91flaviaj Says:


As a gaming girl, I swear that I would love to find two brothers named Mario and Luigi.... <3

Czar Felix Says:


I would've liked this name had it not been for that fat plumber.

john_sage Says:


It'sa me! Mario!