Portuguese and Spanish variation of Richard
"dominant ruler"

Ricardo Origin and Meaning

The name Ricardo is a boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "dominant ruler".
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.
# 357 in the US

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Famous People Named Ricardo

  • Ricardo "Kaká" Izecson dos Santos LeiteBrazilian professional football player
  • Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán (y Merino)Mexican actor
  • (Edgar) Ricardo Arjona (Morales)Guatemalan singer,songwriter
  • Ricardo MelloBrazilian tennis player
  • Ricardo HocevarBrazilian tennis player
  • Ricardo Froilán Lagos (Escobar)former president of Chile
  • Ricardo Luiz ZontaBrazilian racing driver
  • Ricardo Montaner (born Héctor Eduardo Reglero Montaner)Venezuelan singer,songwriter
  • Ricardo Alberto Silveira de CarvalhoPortuguese footballer
  • Ricardo Cortez (born Jacob Krantz)American actor

Ricardo in Pop Culture

  • Ricky and Lucy Ricardocharacters from TV's "I Love Lucy"

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