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Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rico

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Brave ruler
  • #2617 All Time
Girls
Boys
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221k Ricky (American)
81k Rick (English)
4k Rich (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
191511011
1917808
1918707
1920909
1921606
1922505
1923505
1924505
1926808
1928909
1929606
1932707
1934606
1935707
1937909
1940505
1942707
1943707
1944505
1947606
1948606
194914014
1950808
195113013
195213013
195310010
195413013
195517017
195628028
195723023
195816016
195937037
196031031
196158058
196227027
196338038
196441041
196543043
196640040
196747047
196864064
196971071
19701519142
19711900190
19721608152
19731750175
19741920192
197523210222
19763289319
19772320232
19782240224
19792000200
19802160216
19811520152
19821760176
19831570157
19841440144
19851460146
19861939184
19871750175
19882130213
19892800280
19902940294
19913190319
19922350235
19932330233
19941770177
19951570157
19961370137
19971430143
19981460146
19991300130
20001260126
20011030103
20021210121
20031140114
20041500150
20051160116
20061440144
20071470147
20081490149
20091260126
20101320132
20111410141
20121070107
20131260126
20141500150

Want to know about the populiarty of Rico? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,655 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 first appeared 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 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rico" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of only 216 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Rico" mean?

Rico (Spanish): Brave ruler

The name "Rico" is of Spanish origin and it means "Brave ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 9 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Your name in reverse order is "Ocir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Coir". 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.

Where is the name Rico popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rico in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rico

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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Past life for Rico born Jan 10, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Rico

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