What does Rigoberto mean?
Rigoberto [rigob-er-to] as a boys' name is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Rigoberto is "illustrious warrior". Variant of Herbert. The name dates back to the days when Spain and Germany were part of the Roman Empire, or even further back to the time when the Goths overran Europe in the fifth century AD, before dividing into tribes that occupied Germany and Spain.
Rigoberto has 1 variant: Rigobert.Creative forms:
(male) Reggoberto, Rigobreed, ..
(female) Rigoberma, Rigoberta, .. Middle name pairings:
Rigoberto Jason (R.J.), ..
How popular is Rigoberto?
Rigoberto is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#653 out of 1220, Top 53%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Rigoberto was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #599 in the U.S. in 1992, and is at #1510 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Herbert (#1868 from current records) is the only other prominent variation form of Rigoberto (#1510 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Rigoberto was widespread during 1900-1909 (median #1018) and is now much less.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adalberto, Alberto, Dagobert, Dagoberto, Erberto (see Herbert), Filberto, Gilberto, Giselberto, Herberto, Heriberto, Huberto, Humberto, Lamberto, Liberato, Liberto, Norberto, Radbert, Rickert, Riobard, Robers, Robert▼, Roberto, Robertson, Rogerio, Rogiero, Roxbert, Ruggero, Ruggiero, Ruperto, Uberto, Ulberto, Umberto and Wilberto. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rigoberto.See names in meaning and etymology.