1) Chinese 宝 (bǎo) = 'treasure', 'jewel', 'precious', 'rare' 
2) Chinese 褒 (bāo) = 'praise', 'honour' 
3) Chinese 苞 (bāo) = 'bud' (usually only female) 
4) Sino-Vietnamese 寶 (bảo) = 'protection', 'security' (only male) 
Bao is a common name among immigrants from China and Vietnam, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background
|Female ♀||Male ♂|
|#: count of main first name only|
|&: count of both main and additional first names|
| Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.
No recent statistics trend found in databases for Bao.