Ricardo - boys name

Ricardo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Ricardo name meaning:

The name Ricardo is of Spanish and Portuguese origin. It is derived from the name Richard, which has Germanic roots and means "brave ruler" or "powerful leader." The name Ricardo carries similar connotations, symbolizing strength, authority, and leadership. Individuals with this name are often seen as confident, assertive, and capable of taking charge.

People named Ricardo are known to be charismatic and have a natural charm that draws others towards them. They possess strong communication skills and can easily inspire and influence those around them. Ricardo's leadership abilities are further enhanced by their determination, ambition, and drive to succeed. They have a strong sense of responsibility and take their roles as leaders seriously.

In addition to their leadership qualities, individuals named Ricardo are often admired for their kindness and generosity. They genuinely care about others and are willing to lend a helping hand whenever needed. Ricardo is a name that exudes power, confidence, and compassion, making it an ideal choice for parents who desire a strong and influential name for their son.

Origin: Spanish

Form of Richard. Strong ruler.

Related names

Richard , Dickie, Dicky, Edrigu, Rhisiart, Ric, Ricarda, Ricardo , Ricco , Rich, Richelle , Richenda, Richie , Richmal, Rick, Rickard, Ricki, Ricky , Rikke, Rikki , Rique, Risteard, Ritchie , Ryker , Ryzard, Rickon

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 939 out of 4789

32 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Ricardo

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