Given Name RIO (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Various

Meaning & History

Means "river" in Spanish or Portuguese. A city in Brazil bears this name. Its full name is Rio de Janeiro, which means "river of January", so named because the first explorers came to the harbour in January and mistakenly thought it was a river mouth.

Categories

cities

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Rio (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Ríó
  England and Wales
2016