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What does Socorro mean?

Socorro Pronunciation of Socorro as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Socorro) is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Socorro is "aid, help". The name is given by Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics to honor one of the names given to the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Perpetuo Socorro, meaning "Our Lady of Perpetual Assistance". Popular in Spain.

ASSOCIATED WITH So-, roman, virgin, lady (noble)


VARIANTS Secorra, Socaria, Socorra, Sucorra



Socorro Nia (S.N.), ..

How popular is Socorro?

Socorro is a very popular first name for women (#673 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#39304 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Socorro was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #666 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Socorro name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Socorro outside U.S.

Similar Names

A recommended sound-alike name is Sonora. This name tends to be less frequently used than Socorro.

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