Ontario is a name of Canadian origin. It can be both a boy’s and a girl’s name. The meaning of Ontario is a ‘beautiful lake of water.’ Ontario as a baby name has been influenced by a province in Canada bearing the same name.
The Ontario province in Canada got its name from Lake Ontario. Many believe the term Ontario has been derived from ‘Kanadario,’ meaning ‘beautiful water’ or ‘sparkling water’ in the Iroquoian languages. Another section of people believes the term might have been coined from a Huron (Wyandot) word ‘Ontarí:io’, meaning ‘great lake’. Others believe that the name Ontario also means a ‘strong sound’ or a special quality – ‘rarity’.
In 2020, the name was at 9234th rank in the US as per the data shared by Mom. co. People having the name Ontario usually follow Judaism. There are multiple variations of the name Ontario. The American NFL football player Onterio McCalebb is among some of the famous people with the name Ontario.