What does Rico mean?
(male) Raco, Roco, ..
(female) Riconi, Ricora, .. Middle name pairings:
Rico Jerimiah (R.J.), ..
How popular is Rico?
Rico is a somewhat popular first name for males (#916 out of 1220, Top 75%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#1754 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Rico entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #566 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #1421 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Enrico, Henry (#29 the previous year), Ricardo (#275), Richard (#155) and Rick (#1838) are the prominent variation forms of Rico (#1421 the previous year). These relations of Rico were favored by parents in the 1930s (median #835) and are now significantly less popular (#953, 80% less usage), with versions such as Richard becoming less trendy.
Rico is pronounced similarly to Ricco, Rickey▼, Ricki, Rickie▼, Ricky▼, Riki, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Rocco▲, Rocko and Rocky. Other suggested similar names are Chico, Cisco, Erico, Fico, Jaco, Nicco, Nico▲, Paco, Raice, Reizo, Remo, Reno, Reo, Rian, Ric, Ricci, Rice, Rich, Richy, Rien, Ries, Rigg, Rik, Rike, Rikk, Ring, Ringo, Rio, Rion, Rip, Ritch, Rito, Roch, Rocio, Rock, Roice and Rosco. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rico.