Ronaldo

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ronaldo

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rich, in the love from others

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

L is for loyalty, that you show.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Notable Persons Named Ronaldo

Ronaldo is a soccer player for the São Cristóvão de Futebol e Regatas, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid C.F., A.C. Milan, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Brazil national under-17 football team, and Brazil national under-23 football team. Ronaldo was born on September 18th, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Ronaldo was born on December 7th, 1979 in Vila Velha.

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Ronaldo Vieira is a soccer player for the Leeds United F.C., Framingham State University, Sacred Heart University, GPS Portland Phoenix, Western Mass Pioneers, and Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Ronaldo was born on August 10th, 1998 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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Ronnie del Carmen is a film director, storyboard artist, designer, and illustrator. Ronnie was given the name Ronaldo del Carmen on December 31st, 1959 in Philippines. Ronnie is also known as del Carmen and Ronaldo.

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Ronaldo Valdez is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1966. Ronaldo was given the name Ronald James Gibbs on November 27th, 1947 in Manila.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., CF Andorinha, C.D. Nacional, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Manchester United F.C., Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-20 football team. Cristiano was born on February 5th, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

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Ronaldo is a soccer player for the São Cristóvão de Futebol e Regatas, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid C.F., A.C. Milan, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Brazil national under-17 football team, and Brazil national under-23 football team. Ronaldo was born on September 18th, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Tiago Ronaldo is an athlete for the C.D. Santa Clara.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1917 5 0 5
1921 8 0 8
1922 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1929 7 0 7
1930 8 0 8
1932 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1936 5 0 5
1937 8 0 8
1938 9 0 9
1939 8 0 8
1940 8 0 8
1941 6 0 6
1942 7 0 7
1943 6 0 6
1944 8 0 8
1945 6 0 6
1946 8 0 8
1947 10 0 10
1948 8 0 8
1949 10 0 10
1950 11 0 11
1951 15 0 15
1952 11 0 11
1953 18 0 18
1954 20 0 20
1955 21 0 21
1956 16 0 16
1957 23 0 23
1958 19 0 19
1959 25 0 25
1960 25 0 25
1961 21 0 21
1962 24 0 24
1963 24 0 24
1964 26 0 26
1965 18 0 18
1966 14 0 14
1967 29 0 29
1968 21 0 21
1969 22 0 22
1970 22 0 22
1971 27 0 27
1972 31 0 31
1973 16 0 16
1974 22 0 22
1975 21 0 21
1976 28 0 28
1977 21 0 21
1978 20 0 20
1979 29 0 29
1980 27 0 27
1981 21 0 21
1982 25 0 25
1983 29 0 29
1984 28 0 28
1985 25 0 25
1986 16 0 16
1987 26 0 26
1988 23 0 23
1989 49 0 49
1990 18 0 18
1991 20 0 20
1992 19 0 19
1993 18 0 18
1994 27 0 27
1995 36 0 36
1996 69 0 69
1997 157 0 157
1998 359 0 359
1999 253 0 253
2000 177 0 177
2001 167 0 167
2002 224 0 224
2003 236 0 236
2004 240 0 240
2005 201 0 201
2006 264 0 264
2007 212 0 212
2008 179 0 179
2009 196 0 196
2010 203 0 203
2011 154 0 154
2012 143 0 143
2013 148 0 148
2014 161 0 161
2015 160 0 160
2016 129 0 129
2017 119 0 119

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Popularity of Ronaldo as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ronaldo

  • How Popular is the name Ronaldo? Ronaldo is the 3,623rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ronaldo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,364 babies born with the first name Ronaldo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ronaldo to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ronaldo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ronaldo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ronaldo is Saturday, April 19th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ronaldo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ronaldo was in 1998 with a total of 359 babies.
  • Random Ronaldo Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ronaldo is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Ronaldo: Your name in reverse order is Odlanor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlaordo. How do you pronounce that?

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