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.

  • Lorenzo

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    Latinizing Lawrence gives it a whole new lease on life. Like Leonardo, Lorenzo has been integrated into the American stockpot of names, partly via actor Lorenzo Lamas. Other associations are with... Read More 

  • Luciano

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    A vibrant, operatic Latin choice. Read More 

  • Marco

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    Simple and universal, Marco is a Latin classic that would make a much livelier namesake for an Uncle Mark. It was used for her son by actress Jill Hennessy and goes well with any straightforward... Read More 

  • Marino

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    Marino is an Italian first and surname with distinct crossover possibilities, having pleasant seaside undertones, and is far more unusual in the U.S. than sister Marina.

    Marino Marini... Read More 

  • Massimo

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    Massimo is a Latin charmer, much more appealing than the old-fashioned Mario, and is a charismatic member of the Maximus/Magnus family. Read More 

  • Mateo

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    This attractively energetic Spanish version of the classic Matthew is primed to move further and further into mainstream American nomenclature; it entered the Top 100 for the first time two years... Read More 

  • Milo

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    Milo has long been a highly recommended author favorite, now getting some well deserved appreciation. Milo combines the strength of the ancient Greek Olympic wrestler of that name—a six-time... Read More 

  • Montego

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    Montego Bay is a beach resort in Jamaica.Read More 

  • Morocco

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    The name Morocco is as rhythmic and exotic as the land itself, site of Casablanca and Marrakech. It could work for either gender--Mike Tyson chose it for his son.Read More 

  • Navarro

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    Dashing surname for the Basque kingdom. Read More 

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