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 "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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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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.