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It may be hard to believe, but Armando is actually a Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian version of the name Herman. The name has been around since the Middle Ages, and it's been a steady favorite in the United States for well over a century. Armando has a strong meaning, and we like the way it sounds with one-syllable middle names.

Meaning of the name Armando:

Spanish: Soldier, army man
Italian: Soldier, army man
Portugese: Soldier, army man
German: Soldier, army man

Origin of the name Armando:

Armando is a Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese version of the name Herman. It's made up of the Old Germanic root words “heri,” which means “army,” and “man,” which, of course, means “man.” That gives it the meaning of “soldier” or “army man.”

Symbolism of the name Armando:

Because of its meaning of “soldier” or “army man,” new parents may see Armando as a name symbolic of strength and bravery.

Style of the name Armando:

Traditional, international

Gender of the name Armando:

Armando is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Armando:

ahr-MAHN-do

Number of syllables in the name Armando:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Armando:

The baby name Armando evokes images of someone who is fair but not afraid to stand up for what he believes in.

Alternative spellings for the name Armando:

  • Armondo

Nicknames for the name Armando:

  • Army
  • Mondo
  • Armie

Popularity of the name Armando:

According to the Social Security Administration, Armando has been a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States on and off since 1906. It was most popular in 1997 when it ranked at number 205. It last ranked at number 504 in 2020.

Related names for the name Armando:

Great middle names for Armando and their meanings:

  • Kyle (narrow strait)
  • James (supplanter)
  • Luke (man from Lucania)
  • Henry (ruler of the house)
  • Jack (God is gracious)
  • Hunter (one who hunts)
  • Matthew (gift from God)
  • Wolf (wolf)
  • Bear (bear)

Famous people with the name Armando:

Armando in popular culture:

  • Armando Dippet (character from the Harry Potter universe)
  • Armando (character from the “Planet of the Apes” movies)
  • Armando Muñoz (character from the Marvel universe)
  • Armando (character from the TV show “Elena of Avalor”)
  • Armando(character from the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”)