US Popularity:11480
Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:Good, skillful; Courageous; Wild
Bravo is a boy’s name of Italian and Spanish origin, and is also a Spanish surname. It most likely derives from a combination of the Latin words pravus (bad, improper) and barbarus (brutal). The name was given to a type of hired assassin in Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In modern Italian, however, it means “good, skillful,” and is shouted out by audiences as a way to applaud performers. In Spanish, it has the same meaning, but can also mean “angry,” “wild,” or “courageous.” With a name like this one, baby will feel they’re being applauded every time you call for them! What better way to show your support and encouragement for everything they do?

Bravo Name Popularity Data

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in 2016
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from 2014
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