Mario
Origin/Usage
Italian, Latin, Spanish
Pronunciation
MAH-ryo
Meaning
Rendered to Mars
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Mario is a Spanish and Italian variant of Marius. Marius is derived from the Latin meaning "dedicated to Mars". Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as god Ares. It is also the fourth planet in the solar system. Some sources also suggest that Marius comes from the Latin word for "male". It is a popular masculine given name in some European languages, in the United States its usage is rather rare.

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Mario Adorf - actor
Mario Vargas Llosa - author
Mario Lanza - singer
Mario Bates - football player
Mario Peebles - actor
Mario Lemieux - hockey player
Mario Diaz - baseball player

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