Given Name BALDO

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element bald "bold, brave", such as BALDOVINO and TEOBALDO. In Italian it can also be short for the non-Germanic name BALDASSARE.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Baghdasar (Armenian), Bel-Sharra-Usur, Belshazzar (Babylonian), Belshazzar (Biblical), Baltasar (Biblical Greek), Belshatzzar (Biblical Hebrew), Baltassar (Biblical Latin), Boele, Boudewijn (Dutch), Baldwin, Theo, Theobald, Tibby (English), Baudouin, Thibault (French), Boldizsár (Hungarian), Balthasar, Baltazar, Balthazar (Judeo-Christian Legend), Tybalt (Literature), Balduíno, Teobaldo, Téo (Portuguese), Maldwyn (Welsh)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 235
Entry updated July 11, 2018