Rio Name Meaning

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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lio, Pio, Orio, Rios, Rao, Riso, Rigo, Prior, Rion, Lorio

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Rio Family Origin

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Rio Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    50%
  • Interest In Property

    50%

In 1881, Farm Labourer and Interest In Property were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rio. The most common Rio occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 50% of Rio's were Farm Labourers.

Source: Census data for Rio | Data not to scale

Rio Historical Records

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Rio Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rio in 1962 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rio

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