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pinWhat does Ricardo mean?

Ricardo /ri-car-do/ as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Ricardo is "powerful leader". Ricardo is a Spanish, Portuguese form of Richard (Old German). See also Rico.


Ricardo has 1 variant: Riccardo.

Ricardo has 9 more relations via Richard: Ricard, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Rickard, Rico, Rikard, Riocard and Ritchard.

Kreatif forms: Ricardon, Ricarro, Rocardo. [more]

pinHow 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)

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Ricardo for boys. Ricardo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #115 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #256 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ricardo name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Ricardo and corresponding names. Richard (#141 the previous year), Rickard and Rico are the popular alternative forms of Ricardo (#256 the previous year). Usage of these forms of Ricardo reached its peak in the year 1991 (adoption of 0.57%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.4%, 30% less), with the version Rico becoming less fashionable. Ricardo is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ricardo, Richard, Rico in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Richard, Rickard outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Alcado, Baiardo, Bajardo, 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.