Meaning and Origin of: Chico
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Manly
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Spanish and Portuguese : from chico ‘small’, ‘young’ (of uncertain origin, perhaps from Latin ciccum ‘trifle’), applied as a nickname for a small man, or for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name.
- Portuguese : from a pet form of the personal name Francisco, a vernacular form of Franciscus (see Francis).