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Ricardo Name Meaning

Potuguese and Spanish: from the personal name Ricardo an equivalent of Richard . Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later) some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Riccardo, Cardo, Lizardo, Richards, Richard, Grimaldo, Accardo

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Where is the Ricardo family from?

You can see how Ricardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ricardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ricardo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Ricardo families living in Warwickshire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ricardo's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Ricardo families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ricardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ricardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ricardo. 50% of Ricardo women worked as a Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Sales Letter Clerk
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ricardo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ricardo. For the veterans among your Ricardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ricardo lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ricardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ricardo in 1960 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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