Name Arto Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Arto


Arto is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Arto

Arto is a Finnish variant of the name Artur, which derived from the name Artus and is of several origins. It could be derived from the Roman surname Artorius or from Latin Arcturus or Greek Arktouros (Ἀρκτοῦρος). Arto could as well be of Celtic or Nordic origin (originally Arnthor (Arnþórr)).

What is the meaning of the name Arto?

Arto means “bear” (from Proto-Celtic “*artos”). Arto is as well a combination of “eagle” (from Old Norse “ari/ǫrn”) and “Thor” (the God of Thunder). Besides, Arto means “guardian of the bear” (from ancient Greek “árktos/ᾰ̓́ρκτος” = bear + “oûros/οὖρος” = guardian).

Pronunciation of Arto

Variants of the name Arto

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Popularity of the name Arto

The name Arto is ranked #4545 overall.

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