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Ricardo Meaning


What does Ricardo mean?

The name Ricardo is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Ricardo is "powerful ruler".

Ricardo is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ri-car-do.

The Given Name Ricardo

Ricardo is a form of Richard. See Richard for further details.

Ricardo is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and mesmerizing.

This great little boy name has a natural allure.

Ricardo remains a favorite due to its attractive and luminous nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ricardo of Saint Ann, Ricardo van Rhijn, and Ricardo Zamora.

Ricardo Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 278 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,293 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 277 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,337 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Ricardo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ricardo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ricardo to other names.

Ricardo Related Names

Ricardo is a form of Richard.

Variants of the name Ricardo include Richardo, Rickardo.

Famous Ricardos

  • Ricardo of Saint Ann ~ Saint
  • Ricardo van Rhijn ~ Soccer Player
  • Ricardo Zamora ~ Soccer Player

Ricardo Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ricardo.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ricardo Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ricardo in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ricardo.

Just for fun, see the name Ricardo in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ricardo in Nautical Flags page.