Meaning and name origin
Rico is a somewhat popular first name for males (#916 out of 1220, Top 75%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2559 out of 88799, Top 3%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rico for boys. Rico reached its highest rank of #566 in the U.S. in 1991 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rico and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Richard (#141), Ricardo (#256), Rico, Enrico and Rick. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Rico▼ is also pronounced similarly to Ricco, Ricki, Ricky▼, Riki, Rocco▲ and Rocko. Other suggested similar baby names are Fico, Nico▲, Raice, Reizo, Ric, Ricci, Rice, Rich▼, Richy, Ries, Rigg, Rik, Rike, Rikk, Rio, Rito, Roch, Rocio, Rock, Roice and Rosco. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rico.