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Gender: Male Meaning of Nemo: "nobody" Origin of Nemo: Greek

The name Nemo is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "nobody". Nemo and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names Ending In O and discussed in our forums with posts like "Olivia and Ian: A Brother - Sister Name Chain".

From the experts:

One of the best known early Nemos was the captain in Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, while the more familiar modern one is the animated little orange fish in the Disney movie. Unusual name well worth considering. By the way, there is also a Shakespearean Nemo and one in Dickens's Bleak House. An enchanting early comic strip by Winsor McCay was called Little Nemo.

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Famous People Named Nemo

Nemo, son of Anette Olzon (former Nightwish lead singer)

Pop Culture References for the name Nemo

The captain of the Nautilus in "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne
"Finding Nemo," Disney Pixar film
Nemo, character on "Everybody Loves Raymond"
"Little Nemo in Slumberland" by Winsor McCay is one of the most exquisitely conceived and drawn strips in the history of the comics, with dazzling, ingenious effects, depicting young Nemo’s weekly visits to the land of dreams. Later made into an animated movie in 1989.
Also a variant spelling of the Scottish surname Nimmo (of unknown origin).
Nemo Nobody, from the movie Mr Nobody
Nemo, song by symphonic metal band Nightwish
Nemo, character in the virtual novel "Code: Realize"


snowsbeloved Says:


Better as a pet name.

Haids1987 Says:


Hahahahahaha! That's what I came here to say too! :-) That's where I first heard the name too, not Finding Nemo.

pachamama Says:


I love this name! Such a great association with Little Nemo's Adventures in Slumberland!

Emtron Says:


If u have twins a boy and a girl u can them Nemo and Dory. Lol

caroblaise Says:


Nemo also means "nobody", or "no one" in Latin.