What does Ricardo mean?
Ricardo has 1 variant: Riccardo.Creative forms:
(male) Ricardy, Ricarto, ..
(female) Ricarla, Ricarra, .. Middle name pairings:
Ricardo Jet (R.J.), ..
How popular is Ricardo?
Ricardo is a very prominent first name for males (#191 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11123 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ricardo reached its highest position of #115 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #275 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Riccardo, Richard (#155 the previous year), Richardo, Rickard and Rico (#1421) are the popular alternative forms of Ricardo (#275 the previous year). Usage of these forms of Ricardo reached its peak during the years 1930-1939 (adoption of 3.1%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.2%, 93% less), with the version Richard becoming less fashionable.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alcado, Baiardo, Bajardo (see Bayard), Bardo, Bucardo, Duardo, Edgardo▼, Edoardo, Eduardo, Edwardo, Gerardo, Giraldo, Jerardo, Nardo, Reardon, Reinaldo, Renado, Renaldo, Renard, Renardo, Reynardo, Ricco, Rickward, Rinaldo, Riobard, Riyad, Riyadh, Rolando, Ronaldo, Rosario▼ and Rufaro. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ricardo.See names in meaning and etymology.