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What does Refugio mean?

Refugio Pronunciation of Refugio [refu-gio] as a boys' name is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Refugio is "shelter". From the Latin word "refugium".

Associated with: shelter (home).


1 feminine form: Refugia.

Creative forms:
(male) Refuge, Rivgio, ..

(female) Refuja, Refuro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Refugio London (R.L.), ..

How popular is Refugio?

Refugio is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#892 out of 1220, Top 73%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Refugio reached its peak rank of #939 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Georgio, Reggie, Regin, Regino, Regis, Remedio, Reubin, Rubio, Sergio and Vesuvio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Refugio.

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