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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 BALDOVINO and TEOBALDO. In Italian it can also be short for the non-Germanic name BALDASSARE.

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 235