Rico


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Italian/Romansch/Spanish
(REE-koh)

The name comes from a Latinate diminutive form of either Enrico or Ricardo. It is now used as an independent given name in Italy, Spanish-speaking countries and in the Romansch-speaking regions of Switzerland.

Coincidentally, rico is also the Spanish word for “rich” and is used as a term of endearment for small children. It would roughly be the equivalent of “precious.”

Currently, Rico is the 314th most popular male name in Germany, (2011).

 

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