Rio Emerald: I love the fact that the first name means "river" in another language. I also love the carnival atmosphere of Rio De Janeiro. The middle name gives it some substance.

Rio is the Spanish and Portuguese word for "river." Most English speakers heard it as a name in the 80s in the Duran Duran song "Rio." ("Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand..."). Rio is also a Japanese girls' name made from the elements ri, "jasmine" or "village" + o meaning "thread" or "center." or ou "cherry blossom"
See Also: Ryo

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