Traits associated with the name Rico:

Dogs named Rico tend to be loving, affectionate, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Rico?

That you have a creative and fun side, and that you like to give your pets unique and interesting names.

Is Rico a good dog name?

Rico has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Rico isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Rico is found in these categories:


  • Rico ranks #897 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Rico ranks #319 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Rico ranks #608 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Rico is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

In the past week, Rico was viewed 99 times, and liked 3 times.

Most popular breeds named Rico:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Boxer

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Rico dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (5)

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RT (Ontario, Canada)
My australian shepard puppy is definitely a Rico. Smart and bossy
November 07, 2022

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Prince julius (North Holland, Netherlands)
I think Rico is perfect name for my brown little puppy and Rico also added to my nickname which is Redwillrico
September 05, 2022

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cc (Western Australia, Australia)
i think rico is a great name and thats why we chose it
July 11, 2022

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Rico owner (Maryland, United States)
I think this name is perfect and I have a yorkshire terrier named rico.
May 31, 2022

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joe (Alberta, Canada)
I have a yorkshire terrier named Rico (he is verrrrrrry dimanding)
May 28, 2022

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