First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rijo

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  • A user from India says the name Rijo is of English origin and means "Always happy, joyful person".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rijo

José Rijo is a baseball player. José was born on May 13th, 1965 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic.


She holds the title Reinado Internacional Del Café 2010, Miss Turismo Dominicana, and Miss Dominican Republic. Audris was given the name Audris Marlenys Rijo on April 8th, 1985 in Santo Domingo.


Luis was born on September 28th, 1927. He breathed his last breath in 2001.


Wanda was born on November 26th, 1979.


Washington was born in 1921. He breathed his last breath on September 22nd, 2010.


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Popularity of Rijo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rijo U.S.
  White 7.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 90.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rijo

People with the last name Rijo are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rijo

  • How Popular is the name Rijo? As a last name Rijo was the 27,081st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Rijo? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Rijo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Rijo: Your name in reverse order is Ojir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iroj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rijo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 894 people with the last name Rijo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rijo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rijo as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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