The name Ricardo is a boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "dominant ruler". Ricardo is ranked #306 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Unusual Names - Boys - This or That".
From the experts:
Richard is far from fashionable, but Ricardo is one of the most popular Spanish names for boys in the US. And it does sound far more appealing that the English version.
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