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What does Rigoberto mean?

Rigoberto Pronunciation of Rigoberto 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH warrior, roman, empire (king)


VARIANT Rigobert



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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, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rigoberto name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Herbert is the only other prominent variation form of Rigoberto. Adoption of these forms of Rigoberto was widespread during 1900-1909 (MEDIAN #1018).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rigoberto, Herbert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rigoberto and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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