The handsome, macho Armando is, by definition, a “soldier,” but he’s also a romantic at heart. The name has lots of Spanish (and Italian and Portuguese) flair, a big improvement over the somewhat clunky Herman, from which it stems. Armando established itself in the Middle Ages, and first landed on the US baby-name charts in the early 20th century. It’s a go-to name in Latino communities.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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