[ 2 syll. ne-mo, nem-o ] The baby boy name Nemo is pronounced in English as NIYMow †. Nemo's language of origin is Hebrew and Latin. It is predominantly used in English, German, Hebrew, and Italian. Latin origin: It is derived literally from the word nemo which is of the meaning 'nobody'. The name is known from the fictional character Captain Nemo, of the submarine Nautilus in the Jules Verne novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870) and Mysterious Island (1874).
In addition, Nemo is a contracted form of the English Nehemiah.
Nemo is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the family of boy names directly related to Nemo, Nehemiah was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Nemo: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"