What does Ronaldo mean?
Ronaldo /ron-al-do/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Ronaldo's name origin is Old Norse, and the name Ronaldo means "ruler's counselor". Ronaldo is an alternate form of Ronald (Old Norse). Rinaldo is a popular surname.
Ronaldo▼ has 1 variant: Renaldo.more]
How popular is Ronaldo?
Ronaldo is an unusual first name for males. Ronaldo is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ronaldo for boys. Ronaldo entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #552 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Ronaldo and corresponding names. Ron, Ronald (#397 last year), Ronnie (#755) and Ronny are the popular varying forms of Ronaldo. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6488%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1696%, down 73.9%), with the forms Ron, Ronald, Ronaldo, Ronnie and Ronny falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)