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Gender: F Pronunciation: REE-oh Meaning of Rio: "place of the cherry blossoms" Origin of Rio: Japanese

Rio is one of Japan's most popular girls names, constantly sitting in that country's Top 10. Of course, Rio may also stem from the Portuguese and Spanish word for river, and the Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro. A truly international name for a cosmopolitan baby!

Famous People Named Rio

Rio Laura Hudson, granddaughter of Goldie Hawn
Rio Fujii, Japanese pop singer and former member of Kobushi Factory

Pop Culture References for the name Rio

"Rio", Duran Duran song
Rio (2011 film), an animated comedy featuring birds, set in Rio de Janeiro
Rio, main character in Ally Condie's Atlantia