Updated January 24, 2024

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What does Enzo mean and stand for?

The name Enzo is of Italian origin, but its meaning remains unknown. Some believe it is the Italian version of Heinz, derived from the German name Heinrich, which is related to Henry. Enzo is a diminutive of various Italian names: Lorenzo and Vincenzo are the most common.

Syllables: 2

How Popular Is The Name Enzo


According to Social Security Administration data, Enzo has been increasing in popularity at a steady rate for the past two decades. It reached its peak rank of 173 in 2020, breaking the top 200 for the first time, and jumping 45 spots to do so.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Enzo was at its peak popularity in January 2018.

Enzo has historically been used as a short form for various Italian names, but has recently become popular in its own right. Notable namesakes include Enzo Anselmo Ferrari, Enzo Francescoli, and Enzo Alan Zidane (Fernandez). It's been wildly popular amongst celebrity parents, having been chosen by actress Patricia Arquette and Paul Rossi, actor Paolo Roberto, actress Annabeth Gish, actor Luke Carroll and Danica Sarna, and actress Luisa Mell and Gilberto Zaborowsky to name a few.

Where is it Popular?

Enzo was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Enzo

  • Enzino

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Meaning and Origin of Enzo