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Primo may refer to:


  • People 1
  • Places in Italy 2
  • Art, music, and literature 3
  • Business and industry 4
  • Other 5
  • See also 6


  • DJ Premier (born 1966), hip-hop producer, sometimes goes by nickname Primo
  • Primo Carnera (1906–1967), Italian boxer, World Heavyweight champion 1933–1934
  • Primo Cassarino (born 1956), enforcer for the Gambino crime family
  • Primo Colón (born 1982), ring name of professional wrestler Eddie Colón, multiple tag team champion in the WWE
  • Primo Conti (1900–1988), Italian Futurist artist
  • Primo Levi (1919–1987), Jewish Italian chemist, Holocaust survivor, and author
  • Primo Miller (1915–1999), American football player
  • Primo Riccitelli (1880–1941), Italian composer
  • Primo Zamparini (born 1939), Italian bantamweight Olympic and professional boxer
  • Primož Brezec (born 1979), Slovenian professional basketball player
  • Al Primo (born 1938), television news executive credited with creating the Eyewitness News format
  • Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (1760–1808), New Spain lawyer and politician
  • The Italian name of Saint Primus

Places in Italy

Art, music, and literature

  • Primo (film), a 2005 film of Antony Sher's play of the same title, adapted from Primo Levi's Holocaust memoir If This Is a Man
  • Primo Victoria, a 2005 album by Swedish power-metal band Sabaton
  • O Primo Basílio, an 1878 novel by Portuguese author José Maria Eça de Queiroz
  • Riccardo Primo, a 1727 opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel
  • An alternate term for the subidor, a drum used in the music of Puerto Rico
  • Primo (album), an album released in 1990 by Rifle Sport on Ruthless Records
  • Primo (Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's), a character in Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's

Business and industry


  • Primo visto, a 16th-century card game
  • Primos (SEPTA station), a station along the SEPTA West Chester Line in Pennsylvania
  • Primo Longobordo (S-501), an Italian submarine that may once have been the USS Volador
  • A skateboard trick which involves standing on the skateboard while on its side

See also

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