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Ricardo - Meaning of Ricardo

What does Ricardo mean?

[ 3 syll. ri-car-do, ric-a-rdo ] The baby boy name Ricardo is pronounced Riy-KAAR-Dow (Spanish) †. Ricardo is of Germanic origin, and it is predominantly used in the English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages. Ricardo is a variation of Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German).

Rico (Spanish short form) is a variant of Ricardo.

See also the related categories, portuguese, italian, spanish, and germanic (german).

Ricardo is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1910s up to the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 1998, 0.150% of baby boys were given the name Ricardo. It ranked at #125 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #306 with a usage of 0.058%. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ricardo, Richard was the most popular. It was used 89% more than Ricardo in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ricardo include Riccardo, Rexferde, Ricciardo, Richardo, Ricward, Ricweard, Riocard, Ritchyrd, Ruiseart, Rychyrd, Recaredo, Rachard, Rashard, Raychard, Rayshard, Reichard, Reshard, Resharrd, Rexferd, and Rexfurd.

† Pronunciation for Ricardo: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

A famous person named Ricardo is Ricardo Montalban, Actor, born 25 November 1920, Mexico City, Mexico.


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