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Cairo - Meaning of Cairo

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Meaning of the name Cairo

[ 2 syll. cai-ro, ca-iro ] The baby girl name Cairo is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KAYRow- †. Cairo is of African origin. The name Cairo means 'from the city in Egypt'.

See also the related category city.

Cairo is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Cairo has in the last century been mainly given to boys.

Baby names that sound like Cairo include Cara (English, German, and Italian), Carah (English), Caray (English), Carew, Carewe, Carey (Welsh, English, and Irish), Cari (English and Welsh), Carie (English), Caro (English), Carree, Carrey (English), Carri (English), Carrie (English), Carry (English), Carrye, Cary (English), Ciarra (English), Ciera (English and Irish), Cora (English and French), and Coree.

† English pronunciation for Cairo: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"


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