Iao may refer to:
* an alternate spelling of the Gnostic deity "Ialdabaoth" i.e. the Demiurge
* Iao Valley, a popular tourist attraction on Maui, Hawaii
* another name for the Wattlebird
* the purported secret name or abbreviation of the deity in Greek mystery cults, but this could feasibly be a misprision garnered from the gnostic use of Iao

The acronym IAO may refer to:
* Information Awareness Office
* International Astronomy Olympiad

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