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Rio meaning and name origin

Rio \rio\ as a boy's name is pronounced REE-oh. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Rio is "river". Place name; independent name and short form of names ending with -rio. Rio de Janiero, Brazil, which means "January river" in Portuguese. The Rio Grande is the boundary river between Texas and Mexico, and its name means "big river" in Spanish.

Rio has 1 variant form: Reo.

Rio is also pronounced similarly to Rae, Rai, Ray, Rei, Rey, Roe, Roi, Row, Roy, Ruy and Rye. Other suggested similar baby names are Pio, Ric, Rico, Rik, Rion, Rip and Rito.

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Popularity of Rio

Rio is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13665 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Rio name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Rio with its variant form and related boy baby names.

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

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


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