Meaning and Origin of Primo - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Primo

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : First one

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian and Spanish : from the personal name Primo, meaning ‘first’ (Latin Primus), given to the eldest son in a family, or, in the case of the Italian name, a habitational name from a place named with this word.
  • Portuguese and Spanish : relationship name, from primo ‘cousin’.
  • Greek (Primos) : nickname for a sailor, from Greek primos in the sense ‘favorable wind’, a derivative of Italian primo ‘first’.