Hideo is a derivative of the Japanese Hideaki.
Hideo is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1925, 0.005% of baby boys were named Hideo. It ranked at #845 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of all boy names in its group, Hideo was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Hideo: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Hideo is Hideo Nomo, Baseball Player, born 31 August 1968, Osaka, Japan.