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Ricardo

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How popular is the baby name Ricardo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 6 0 6
1891 7 0 7
1901 5 0 5
1902 7 0 7
1903 8 0 8
1904 8 0 8
1907 10 0 10
1908 9 0 9
1909 14 0 14
1910 9 0 9
1911 17 0 17
1912 25 0 25
1913 17 0 17
1914 26 0 26
1915 37 0 37
1916 40 0 40
1917 46 0 46
1918 52 0 52
1919 61 0 61
1920 74 0 74
1921 54 0 54
1922 85 0 85
1923 80 0 80
1924 115 0 115
1925 138 0 138
1926 99 0 99
1927 152 0 152
1928 167 0 167
1929 203 0 203
1930 217 0 217
1931 176 0 176
1932 159 0 159
1933 167 0 167
1934 190 0 190
1935 162 0 162
1936 158 0 158
1937 196 0 196
1938 185 0 185
1939 179 0 179
1940 208 0 208
1941 218 0 218
1942 211 6 205
1943 211 0 211
1944 253 0 253
1945 286 5 281
1946 351 0 351
1947 380 0 380
1948 453 5 448
1949 491 0 491
1950 612 0 612
1951 676 6 670
1952 863 0 863
1953 1,053 5 1,048
1954 1,105 11 1,094
1955 1,113 9 1,104
1956 1,103 7 1,096
1957 1,196 8 1,188
1958 1,297 5 1,292
1959 1,351 8 1,343
1960 1,324 10 1,314
1961 1,250 10 1,240
1962 1,269 11 1,258
1963 1,329 6 1,323
1964 1,327 10 1,317
1965 1,291 12 1,279
1966 1,207 10 1,197
1967 1,307 11 1,296
1968 1,357 9 1,348
1969 1,588 15 1,573
1970 1,666 15 1,651
1971 1,683 16 1,667
1972 1,710 10 1,700
1973 1,649 17 1,632
1974 1,827 18 1,809
1975 1,744 15 1,729
1976 1,797 12 1,785
1977 1,747 22 1,725
1978 1,904 22 1,882
1979 2,097 22 2,075
1980 2,338 16 2,322
1981 2,381 17 2,364
1982 2,311 20 2,291
1983 2,195 18 2,177
1984 2,219 15 2,204
1985 2,156 18 2,138
1986 2,248 27 2,221
1987 2,140 18 2,122
1988 2,524 22 2,502
1989 2,751 17 2,734
1990 2,814 14 2,800
1991 2,860 12 2,848
1992 3,040 18 3,022
1993 2,965 19 2,946
1994 2,992 19 2,973
1995 2,880 9 2,871
1996 2,897 14 2,883
1997 2,931 6 2,925
1998 3,056 11 3,045
1999 2,999 13 2,986
2000 2,922 5 2,917
2001 2,857 6 2,851
2002 2,717 9 2,708
2003 2,769 8 2,761
2004 2,788 8 2,780
2005 2,630 6 2,624
2006 2,700 0 2,700
2007 2,779 0 2,779
2008 2,751 0 2,751
2009 2,301 0 2,301
2010 1,882 0 1,882
2011 1,628 0 1,628
2012 1,564 0 1,564
2013 1,427 0 1,427
2014 1,460 0 1,460
2015 1,334 0 1,334

Want to know about the popularity of the Ricardo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137,070 babies born with the name Ricardo in the United States. That's more than enough Ricardos to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ricardo" was in 1998 with a total of 3,045 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ricardos)

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ricardo" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 148 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 2,381 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ricardo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ricardo as well as things modernly associated with the name Ricardo such as celebrities named Ricardo.

Origin and Meaning of Ricardo

The name "Ricardo" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Brave Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ricardo Arjona

Ricardo Arjona is a singer-songwriter, record producer, and musician specializing in latin pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Ricardo was born in 1964 as Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales.

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Ricardo Quaresma

Ricardo Quaresma is a football biography. Ricardo was born in 1983 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Ricardo

Ricardo is a given name. Ricardo was born in 1976.

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Ricardo Montalban

Ricardo Montalban is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1941 to 2009. Ricardo was born in 1920 as Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalban y Merino in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Ricardo Darín

Ricardo Darín is an actor. Ricardo was born in 1957 as Ricardo Darin in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Ricardo Kaka

Ricardo Kaka is a football biography. Ricardo was born in 1982 in Gama, Federal District, Brazil.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ricardo

Ricardo Gareca
Ricardo Luggage
Ricardo Mayorga
Ricardo Medina Jr
Ricardo Montaner
Ricardo Ferretti
Ricardo Lopez
Ricardo Rodriguez
Ricardo Zuniga

Alternative Meanings

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for interest, you show in others.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Your name in reverse order is "Odracir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rioardc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ricardo born Jun 1, 1982

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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