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What does Rika mean?

Rika Pronunciation of Rika [ri-ka] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and Rika means "peaceful ruler". Rika is an alternate spelling of Rickie (Old German): variant of Frederica.

Associated with: peaceful, ruler (queen).


Rika has 7 variants: Ricki, Ricky, Ricquie, Riki, Rikki, Rikky and Ryckie.

Creative forms:
(female) Raka, Rhika, ..

(male) Rier, Risay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rika Emerald (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rika?

Rika is a rare first name for females. Rika is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ricki, Rickie, Ricky and Rikki are the popular variation forms of Rika (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Rika was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (usage of 0.02%), but now, the version Rikki has become less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rika and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rika is alike in pronunciation to Reiko, Rhica, Rica, Ricca, Richia, Ricka, Rickee, Rieca, Riecka, Rieka, Rikke, Rikkie, Riqua and Rycca. Other suggested similar names are Anka, Arika, Cilka, Deka, Elka, Erika, Ilka, Mika, Milka, Mirka, Myka, Nika, Raina, Raisa, Raiza, Raja, Rana, Raya, Rea, Reba, Reda, Reida, Reita, Reva, Reya, Reza, Rezka, Rhea, Ria, Rian, Riana, Rida, Riesa, Rieta, Rifka, Rima, Rina, Risa, Rise, Rita, Ritsa, Ritta, Riva, Rivah, Rivka, Rivke, Rivy, Roba, Roma, Rona, Rosa, Roza, Rupa, Ruta, Ruza, Rysa, Sitka, Tinka, Ulka, Vika and Zivka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rika.

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