[ 2 syll. mao, ma-o ] The baby boy name Mao is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is MAA-ow- †. Mao is largely used in the Chinese and Japanese languages, and it is derived from Chinese origins. The name's meaning is flourishing.
Mao is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Mao include Ma'an, Ma'mun (Arabic), Maehan, Maehen, Maemon, Mahahn, Mahan (Indian), Mahen, Mahieu, Mahin (Indian), Mahon, Mahone, Maia (Maori), Maihan, Maihen, Maimun, Maio, Maioh, Maion, and Maiyo.
† English pronunciation for Mao: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"