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Ricard

What does Ricard mean?

Ricard Pronunciation of Ricard [ri-card] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the name Ricard means "powerful leader". Ricard is a variant form of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.

Variations

Ricard has 3 variants: Rickard, Rikard and Riocard.

Ricard has 21 more different relations via Richard: Raechard, Ric, Ricardo, Riccardo, Rich, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Richie, Rick, Rickert, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rico, Ritchard, Ritcherd, Ritchyrd, Ritshard and Ryszard.

Creative forms:
(male) Racard, Raicard, ..

(female) Ricardra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ricard Nicholas (R.N.), ..

How popular is Ricard?

Ricard is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10578 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Ricard (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Richard (#155 last year), Ricardo (#275), Ricky (#584), Rico (#1421), Rickey (#1755), Rick (#1838), Rickie, Ricki, Richie, Riccardo, Rich, Richardo, Ric and Rickard. Usage of these relations of Ricard was widespread among parents during 1950-1959 (average #787) and has become significantly lower since (#1573, 93%), with forms like Richard becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ric, Ricardo, Riccardo, Rich, Richard in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richardo, Richie, Rick, Rickard, Rickey in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Richard, Rickard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ricard is alike in pronunciation to Rickward and Rickwerd. Other suggested similar names are Adlard, Alhard (see Allard), Allard, Archard, Asgard, Bard, Bayard, Bird, Card, Dainard, Dard, Eckard, Edgard, Edvard, Edward, Eginard (see Eginhard), Eideard, Einhard, Ellard, Erhard, Eudard, Evrard, Eward, Gard, Giffard (see Gifford), Girard, Godard, Haward, Hazard, Hillard, Hobard, Howard, Jarard, Jerard, Kinnard, Lenard, Mainard, Menard, Packard, Radd, Rainart, Rainhard, Rand, Raynard, Read, Reinald, Reinart, Reinhard, Renard, Renardo, Renaud, Rennard, Rian, Ricci, Rice, Richy, Rider, Riker, Rinaldo, Riobard, River, Rivers, Riyad, Riyadh, Roald, Roark, Roland, Ronald, Rudyard, Seward, Sigurd, Siward and Ward. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ricard.

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