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What does Americo mean?

Americo Pronunciation of Americo [ameri-co] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Americo is "work ruler; home ruler". Americo is a version of Amerigo (Italian, Old German).

Associated with: ruler (king), home.


Americo has 3 variants: America, Amerika and Ameriko.

2 more related forms via Amerigo: Americus and Amerikus.

Creative forms:
(male) Amerino, Atrico, ..

(female) Ameriar, Amerike, ..

Middle name pairings:
Americo Jaden (A.J.), ..

How popular is Americo?

Americo is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#135837 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Americo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #645 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Amerigo is the only other popular varying form of Americo. Other forms, like Ameriko, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Americo was well-received among parents 105 years ago (median #1051).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Americo, Amerigo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Americo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaric, Adelric, Adelrich, Adelrick, Adrino (see Adrian), Aeric, Aerick, Aeriel, Aerric, Aerrick, Aerricko, Aherin, Aimeric, Alaric, Alarick, Alarico, Alberic, Alberich, Alberick, Aldric, Aldrich, Aleco, Aleric, Alerick, Alerio, Alexio, Alleric, Allerick, Allric, Almarino (see Almarine), Alric, Alrick, Alverio, Amalio, Amarillo, Amedeo, Amein, Ameir, Amelio, Amer, Amerey, Amery, Amiri, Amrit, Andric, Andrick, Aric, Arick, Ario, Arric, Arrick, Arrict (see Aric), Arrigo, Arrio, Audric, Averi, Averie, Averil, Averill, Averit, Averitt, Aymeric, Delrico, Demenico, Domenico, Emerich, Enrico, Erico, Errico, Eurico, Federico, Jerico, Jerrico and Jherico. These names tend to be more commonly used than Americo.

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