The O Names

Baby names that begin or end with the letter o have long been particularly cool, especially (though there are a few feminine selections) for boys. The options, of course, range far beyond those offered here, especially considering the entire world of Latinate baby names out there, but this group should give you a pretty good start.

  • Cosmo

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    We all heard it on "Seinfeld" as the long-concealed first name of Kramer, now some pioneering parents are wondering if this expansive Greek name that seems to embrace the whole cosmos could make a... Read More 

  • Danilo

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    Makes a Biblical favorite new and interesting.Read More 

  • Dario

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    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, where it ranks Number 71 in... Read More 

  • Diego

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    The energetic Diego is rising rapidly along with a lot of other authentically Spanish choices that work perfectly well with Anglo surnames.

    Possibly a derivative of Santiago, Diego is... Read More 

  • Django

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    Django — the D is silent as most everyone now knows — the nickname of the great Belgian-born jazz guitarist Django (originally Jean Baptiste) Reinhardt, makes a dynamic... Read More 

  • Durango

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    Tough guy name from Mexican city. Read More 

  • Echo

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    Echo, the pretty, resonant name of a legendary nymph, was the heroine of Joss Whedon's sci-fi series Dollhouse. Nick Hexum, of the band 311, named his daughter Echo Love.

    In... Read More 

  • Elio

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    Elio is a sunny and spirited Italian and Spanish name that makes a great crossover prospect, which could catch on as Enzo has. Elio is also currently popular in France, ranking in the Top 250.Read More 

  • Elmo

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    Elmo, like fellow Sesame Street characters Kermit and Grover, has a hard time being taken seriously. (It isn't easy being red either.)

    But Elmo also calls to mind the image of St.... Read More 

  • Emilio

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    Dashing and popular Italian and Spanish favorite, as is Emiliano. Read More 

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