Rio

Rio - A very unique female name



  May 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rio, meaning place of the cherry blossoms, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1983 on position #2849. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rio and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rio? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rio. The baby girl name Rio was given to 21 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2933 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 67,298 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rio peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1995 on position 2516.



Famous with this name

Rio Uchida
Rio Matsumoto
Rio Alexander


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Rating: 5/5 (17 people)


Rio is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rio is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,734 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,917.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rio is where you live.


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Rio origin and meaning

Rio is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means place of the cherry blossoms. To see famous people named Rio, pop culture references for the name Rio and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rio

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rio, sorted by popularity.

Rae / Rhea / Riya / Rory / Ray / Ria / Raya / Roy / Rori / Roya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122933
20112594
20103202
20093045
20083576
20073611
20062794
20052789
20043139
20033473
20024105
20013486
20003464
19993315
19983386
19972655
19962598
19952516
19943380
19932733
19922679
19913025
19903117
19852853
19832849

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1734
Florida1917

Even more about Rio


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rio a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rio?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rio
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 67,298
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1983
2012 births +21

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