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Girl Name: Socorro

Name: Socorro
Pronunciation: \s(o)-corro, soc(or)-ro\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Socorro's also a boy name)
Meaning: aid, help
Origin: Spanish
Sounds Like: Scherie, Sagara, Sakura
Variant forms: Secorra, Socaria, Socorra, Sucorra
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 673
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 36799


Socorro \s(o)-corro, soc(or)-ro\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Socorro), is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Socorro is "aid, help". The name is given by Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics to honor one of the names given to the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Se? del Perpetuo Socorro, meaning "Our Lady of Perpetual Assistance". Popular in Spain.

Socorro has 4 variant forms: Secorra, Socaria, Socorra and Sucorra.

Baby names that sound like Socorro are Scherie, Sagara and Sakura.


Socorro is a very popular first name for women (#673 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#36799 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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