Io: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A small but substantial Greek mythology name. Io was changed into a cow by Zeus, to hide her from the wrath of his jealous wife Hera. It's also the name of the largest of Jupiter's moons, in honor of the myth. So you've already got two ideas for nursery decor: cows or moons. You're welcome.


Um, the name is Io. Good luck trying to shorten it.

Famous people named Io:

There are no famous Ios outside of mythology.

Fun fact:

Io is the name of a 2019 science fiction movie about post-apocalyptic colonization of Jupiter's moon.

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