[ 3 syll. da-rio, dar-io ] The baby boy name Dario is pronounced D-AHRiy-ow †. Dario has its origins in the Old Persian and English languages. It is used largely in English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Dario is a variant of Darius (English, German, Iranian, and Lithuanian) in the English, Italian, and Polish languages.
Dario is also a variant of Darren (English and Welsh) in the Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
Dario is somewhat popular as a baby boy name. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1970s. At the peak of its usage in 2011, 0.012% of baby boys were named Dario. It had a ranking of #886 then. In 2016, it ranked at #937 with a usage of 0.011%. Out of the family of boy names directly related to Dario, Darius was the most frequently used. The name was thrice as popular as Dario in 2016.
Baby names that sound like Dario include Deodarr, DeRay, Derori, Diderot, Diether, Diorre, Druree, Drurey, Dyorre, Dyry, Theodoor, Theodor, Theodore, Dattatreya, Deandrea, Deorre, D'Or, Daire, Dar, and Dara.
† Pronunciation for Dario: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Dario is Playwright Dario Fo, born March 24, 1926, Sangiano, Italy.