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Rico

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Brave ruler
  • #2632 All Time
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81k Rick (English)
4k Rich (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 11 0 11
1917 8 0 8
1918 7 0 7
1920 9 0 9
1921 6 0 6
1922 5 0 5
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1926 8 0 8
1928 9 0 9
1929 6 0 6
1932 7 0 7
1934 6 0 6
1935 7 0 7
1937 9 0 9
1940 5 0 5
1942 7 0 7
1943 7 0 7
1944 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 6 0 6
1949 14 0 14
1950 8 0 8
1951 13 0 13
1952 13 0 13
1953 10 0 10
1954 13 0 13
1955 17 0 17
1956 28 0 28
1957 23 0 23
1958 16 0 16
1959 37 0 37
1960 31 0 31
1961 58 0 58
1962 27 0 27
1963 38 0 38
1964 41 0 41
1965 43 0 43
1966 40 0 40
1967 47 0 47
1968 64 0 64
1969 71 0 71
1970 151 9 142
1971 190 0 190
1972 160 8 152
1973 175 0 175
1974 192 0 192
1975 232 10 222
1976 328 9 319
1977 232 0 232
1978 224 0 224
1979 200 0 200
1980 216 0 216
1981 152 0 152
1982 176 0 176
1983 157 0 157
1984 144 0 144
1985 146 0 146
1986 193 9 184
1987 175 0 175
1988 213 0 213
1989 280 0 280
1990 294 0 294
1991 319 0 319
1992 235 0 235
1993 233 0 233
1994 177 0 177
1995 157 0 157
1996 137 0 137
1997 143 0 143
1998 146 0 146
1999 130 0 130
2000 126 0 126
2001 103 0 103
2002 121 0 121
2003 114 0 114
2004 150 0 150
2005 116 0 116
2006 144 0 144
2007 147 0 147
2008 149 0 149
2009 126 0 126
2010 132 0 132
2011 141 0 141
2012 107 0 107
2013 126 0 126
2014 150 0 150
2015 120 0 120

Want to know about the popularity of the Rico baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,775 babies born with the name Rico in the United States. That's more than enough Ricos to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rico" was in 1976 with a total of 319 babies.

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rico" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of only 213 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Rico popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Rico

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

Rico Petrocelli

Rico Petrocelli is a MLB player. Rico was born in 1943 in Brooklyn, New York.

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Rico Tan

Rico was born in 1978.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rico

Rico Act
Rico Suave
Rico Richie Poppin
Rico Drake
Rico Love
Rico Rodriguez
Rico Story
Rico Abreu

Alternative Meanings

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Ocir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rico". 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 Rico born Jun 29, 1986

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 Sumatra approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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