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Wiktionary

  1. Marionoun

    A male given name from Italian.

  2. Etymology: From Italian and Spanish Mario, both of which derive from Latin Marius.

Wikipedia

  1. Mario

    Mario is a character created by Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. He is the title character of the video game franchise of the same name and the mascot of Japanese video game company Nintendo. Mario has appeared in over 200 video games since his creation. Depicted as a short, pudgy, Italian plumber who resides in the Mushroom Kingdom, his adventures generally center on rescuing Princess Peach from the Koopa villain Bowser. Mario has access to a variety of power-ups that give him different abilities. Mario's fraternal twin brother is Luigi. Mario first appeared as the player character of Donkey Kong (1981), a platform game. Miyamoto wanted to use Popeye as the protagonist, but when he could not achieve the licensing rights, he created Mario instead. Miyamoto expected the character to be unpopular and planned to use him for cameo appearances; originally called "Mr. Video", he was renamed to Mario after Mario Segale. Mario's clothing and characteristics were themed after the setting of Donkey Kong. He then began to star in the Super Mario series of platform games, beginning with the critically acclaimed Super Mario Bros. in 1985. Since 1992, Mario has been voiced by Charles Martinet. After Super Mario Bros., Mario began to branch off to different genres. These include puzzle games such as Dr. Mario, role-playing games such as Paper Mario and Mario & Luigi, and sports games such as Mario Kart and Mario Tennis. He has appeared in other Nintendo properties, such as in the Super Smash Bros. series of crossover fighting games. Mario has also appeared in various animations, including three series produced by DIC Entertainment (voiced by Lou Albano and later Walker Boone), and was portrayed by Bob Hoskins in the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film. He will be voiced by Chris Pratt in the upcoming 2023 film adaptation. Mario is near-unanimously considered to be the most famous character in the video game industry and an established pop culture icon. Mario's likeness has appeared in a variety of merchandise, such as clothing and collectible items, and people and places have been nicknamed after him. He has also inspired a considerable amount of unofficial media. With more than 750 million units sold worldwide, the overall Mario franchise is the bestselling video game franchise of all time.

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  1. Mario

    Mario is a fictional character in the Mario video game franchise by Nintendo, created by Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. Serving as Nintendo's mascot and the eponymous protagonist of the series, Mario has appeared in over 200 video games since his creation. Depicted as a short, pudgy, Italian plumber who resides in the Mushroom Kingdom, he repeatedly rescues Princess Peach from the turtle-like villain Bowser and stops his numerous plans to destroy him and take over the kingdom. Mario also has other enemies and rivals, including Donkey Kong and Wario. Mario is said by many to be the most famous character in video game history. Mario games, as a whole, have sold more than 210 million units, making the Mario franchise the best-selling video game franchise of all time. Outside of the Super Mario platform series, he has appeared in video games of other genres, including the Mario Kart racing series, sports games, such as the Mario Tennis and Mario Golf series, role-playing video games such as Paper Mario and Super Mario RPG, and educational games, such as Mario Is Missing! and Mario's Time Machine. He has inspired television shows, film, comics and a line of licensed merchandise. Since 1995, he has been voiced by Charles Martinet.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MARIO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mario is ranked #32365 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mario surname appeared 711 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mario.

    50.7% or 361 total occurrences were White.
    27.4% or 195 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    12.2% or 87 total occurrences were Asian.
    8.1% or 58 total occurrences were Black.

Anagrams for Mario »

  1. Maori

  2. Māori

  3. Moira

  4. moria

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mario in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mario in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Mario in a Sentence

  1. Bibiane Chamorro:

    Mario Gamiño saved my life.

  2. Michael Gural-Maiello:

    I do n’t think governments really have a place in telling parents how their children should be spending their time, china has a rotten record in technology in general. I ’d be far more worried about my son using apps that originate in China that collect data than I am about him playing Mario Kart.

  3. Tryna Verbeck:

    This was my worst fear because we talked about it. All our friends that we're close with, they knew that things have been escalating the last two years to lead us into where Mario and I are now, we knew, other officers knew, that this was going to happen sooner or later.

  4. Bob Grant:

    hey Mario tusze provinio spacseem

  5. Zipporah Collins:

    I don't know how to answer that one, but Mario is ... obedient … I just make sure everything is available. He goes to the boys and girls club in our neighborhood. He helps out. He's not like secluded in the house away from everything but … I know all his friends. I know who he talks to on the phone.

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