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Sergio

Sergio

Sergio is a strong and hardy baby name for boys. With origins in classical antiquity, this name has an assertive quality that resonates with cultures around the world. Sergio “The Professor” Marquina was the main character in Money Heist, and Sergio is also the name of the pet in Criminal Minds. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Sergio:

Latin, Etruscan: Servant

Origin of the name Sergio:

Sergio is the Spanish and Italian form of the Old Roman name Sergius. Translated from Etruscan into Latin, the name Sergius meant “protector” or “servant.”

Symbolism of the name Sergio:

Sergio is the modern-day Spanish or Italian form of the name Sergius. Historically, two famous namesakes of the name included Saint Sergius of Syria and Saint Sergius of Russia. Saint Sergius (or Serge) of Syria was a fourth-century Roman soldier martyred for his faith in Christianity. He is now the patron saint of Arab Christians, and his feast day is October 7. Saint Sergius of Russia was a medieval church leader and monastic reformer. Along with Seraphim of Sarov, Sergius is one of the most venerated figures in the Russian Orthodox Church. The symbol of this saint is the paterissa (abbot's staff). In addition to the two saints, Sergius is also the name of four Catholic popes.

Baby name Sergio

Style of the name Sergio:

Classic

Gender of the name Sergio:

Sergio is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Sergio:

SEHR-khy-oh

Number of syllables in the name Sergio:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Sergio:

The name Sergio evokes feelings of soundness and security.

Alternative spellings for the name Sergio:

  • Sérgio 
  • Serjio
  • Sirgio
  • Sergeo
  • Seargeoh

Nicknames for the name Sergio:

  • Serg
  • Serge
  • Sergi
  • Sergey

Popularity of the name Sergio:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Sergio was the 379th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Sergio:

  • Sebastiano
  • Stefano
  • Santiago 
  • Sabio
  • Suarez
  • Sergeant
  • Severus
  • Severin
  • Sargis
  • Steveo

Great middle names for Sergio and their meanings:

  • Arnold (eagle power, bright eagle)
  • Cesar (emperor, ruler, king)
  • Elvio (blond, fair, golden)
  • Florian (blossoming, flourishing, flowering)
  • Grover (grove of trees)
  • Haim (life)
  • Ivan (God is gracious)
  • Marcos (male, warlike, devoted to Mars)
  • Natalio (Christmas Day)
  • Renato (born again, reborn)
  • Taye (tailor)
  • Viktor (victor, winner, conqueror)
  • Yuri (farmer, earth worker)
  • Zahir (helper, supporter)

Famous people with the name Sergio:

  • Sergio Edgardo Acevedo (politician)
  • Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo (footballer)
  • Sergio Adriano Benedetti (art historian)
  • Sergio García Fernández (golfer)
  • Sergio Arturo Bernal Hernández (footballer)
  • Sergio Passarella Marone (actor)
  • Sergio Santos Mendes (musician)
  • Sergio Aguayo Quezada (human rights activist)
  • Sergio Ramos Rubio (son of footballer Sergio Ramos Garcia)
  • Sergio Hyatt Whitaker (son of actor Forest Whitaker)

Sergio in popular culture:

  • Sergio (pet cat in Criminal Minds)
  • Sergio “The Professor” Marquina (main character in Money Heist)
  • Sergio Roma (character in Get Him to the Greek)
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