Meaning and Origin of Rio - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rio

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : A river
  • English : River; by the riverbank
  • Spanish : A river; the Rio Grande

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish (Río), Portuguese, and Italian : from río ‘river’, ‘brook’ (from Latin rivus), applied either as a topographic name or as a habitational name from a place named with this word.
  • Southern French (Occitan) : variant of Rioux.