Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BAL-do(Italian, Spanish)

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element bald "bold, brave", such as Baldwin and Theobald. In Italian it can also be short for the non-Germanic name Baldassare.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBaghdasar(Armenian) Bel-Sharra-Usur, Belshazzar(Babylonian) Belshazzar(Biblical) Baltasar(Biblical Greek) Belshatzzar(Biblical Hebrew) Baltassar(Biblical Latin) Boudewijn, Boele(Dutch) Baldwin, Theo, Theobald, Tibby(English) Baudouin, Thibaud, Thibault, Thibaut(French) Boldizsár(Hungarian) Balthasar, Baltazar, Balthazar(Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend) Tybalt(Literature) Balduíno, Téo, Teobaldo(Portuguese)
Surname DescendantsBaldi(Italian) Valdez(Spanish)
User SubmissionBaldó


People think this name is

classic   mature   informal   common   strong   rough   strange   simple   comedic   unintellectual  

Name Days

Croatia: November 7


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 235.

Entry updated May 29, 2020