Rio name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rio mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rio

User Submitted Origins

Puerto Rican

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 5 submissions from all over the world agree the name Rio means "River" and is of Spanish origin.
  2. According to a user from Jamaica, the name Rio means "Rio is Spanish/Portuguese for the word 'river'".
  3. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Rio means "Blue river" and is of Puerto Rican origin.
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rio means "River in Spanish".
  5. A submission from Kansas, U.S. says the name Rio means "Waterway" and is of Egyptian origin.
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rio means "Gods precious baby" and is of Italian origin.
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  1. The former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
  1. Clipping of Rio de Janeiro.
  2. A male given name
  3. A female given name
  4. A census-designated place in Florida
  5. A village in Illinois
  6. An unincorporated community in West Virginia
  7. A village in Wisconsin

Rio was also found in the following language(s): Hunsrik

Notable Persons Named Rio

Notable Persons Named Rio

Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Leeds United F.C., Manchester United F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., England national under-18 football team, England national under-21 football team, and England national football team. Rio was born on November 7th, 1978 in Denmark Hill, London, England, UK.

Rio Haryanto

Rio Blast

Rio Blast is a fictional character. Rio is also known as Riolus Blast.

Rio Mavuba

Rio Mavuba is a soccer player for the Lille OSC, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Villarreal CF, France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Rio was born on March 8th, 1984.

Rio Hamasaki

Rio was born on June 11th, 1988 in Saitama Prefecture.

Rio Reiser

Rio Reiser was a folk rock and proto-punk musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to 1996. Rio was given the name Ralph Christian Möbius on January 9th, 1950. He died on August 20th, 1996.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rio

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rio

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto was born on May 25th, 1977 in San Luis Potosí City, Mexico. Alberto is also known as Dos Caras Jr.; Rodríguez, Alberto; Banderas, and Alberto; Dorado; Dos; Dos Caras; El Dorado; El Hijo de Dos Caras.

Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio is an actor, insult comedian, costume designer, and drag queen.He was most prominent from 1993 to present. Bianca was given the name Roy Haylock on June 27th, 1975 in New Orleans.

Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río was an actress and singer. Her career lasted from 1925 to 1925. Dolores was given the name María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete on August 3rd, 1905 in Durango, Mexico. She left this life on April 11th, 1983.

Vanessa del Rio

Vanessa was given the name Ana Maria Sanchez on March 31st, 1952 in Harlem, New York, U.S.

Jack Del Rio

Jack Del Rio is an american football player. Jack was born on April 4th, 1963 in Castro Valley, California.

Blessed José Sánchez del Río

Blessed José Sánchez del Río was a saint. He holds the title Layman; martyr. Blessed was born on March 28th, 1913 in Sahuayo. He died on February 10th, 1928.

  • Mike Rio
  • Andrés Manuel del Río
  • Neiphiu Rio
    Member of Parliament
  • Baltasar Corrada del Río
    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
  • Laura del Río
    Soccer Player
  • Roberto Cueva del Río
  • Rui Rio
    Office Holder
  • S.J. Álvaro Corrada del Río
  • Francesca Rio
  • Roger Rio
  • Ricardo Rio
    Mayor of Braga
  • Thelma del Río

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rio U.S.
  White 57.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 30.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rio

People with the last name Rio are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rio

  • How Popular is the name Rio? Rio is the 4,319th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rio was the 17,726th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,242 babies born with the first name Rio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rio to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rio is Sunday, November 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Rio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rio was in 2019 with a total of 193 babies.
  • Random Rio Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rio is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Rio: The name spelled backwards is Oir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ori. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,581 people with the last name Rio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rio as their last name since less than 1 person in 185k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rio name meaning

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