Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KA-to(Latin) KAY-to(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen meaning "wise" in Latin. This name was bestowed upon Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato), a 2nd-century BC Roman statesman, author and censor, and was subsequently inherited by his descendants, including his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis), a politician and philosopher who opposed Julius Caesar.

Related Names

Same SpellingCato 2


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: May 27


Entry updated December 7, 2022