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Boy Name: Cato

Name: Cato
Pronunciation: \c(a)-to\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Cato's also a girl name)
Meaning: all-knowing
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Cade, Coty
Variant forms: Cayto, Kaeto, Kato
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3192


Cato \c(a)-to\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cato), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cato is "all-knowing". Cato was a high-minded Roman statesman of the time of Julius Caesar.

Cato has 3 variant forms: Cayto, Kaeto and Kato.

Baby names that sound like Cato are Cade and Coty.


Cato is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3192 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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