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) Boele, Boudewijn(Dutch) Baldwin, Theo, Theobald, Tibby(English) Baudouin, Thibaud, Thibault, Thibaut(French) Boldizsár(Hungarian) Balthasar, Baltazar, Balthazar(Judeo-Christian Legend) Tybalt(Literature) Balduíno, Teobaldo, Téo(Portuguese) Maldwyn(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsBaldi(Italian) Valdez(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   informal   common   natural   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