What does Rickard mean?
(male) Rickford, Rikkard, ..
(female) Rickne, Ricknild, .. Middle name pairings:
Rickard Alessandro (R.A.), ..
How popular is Rickard?
Rickard is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#4005 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rickard entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #1526 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Rickard are Ricardo (#275 in recent rankings), Riccardo, Richard (#155), Richardo, Rick (#1838), Rickey (#1755), Ricki, Rickie and Ricky (#584). Other variants, like Ritchard, are seldom used. These forms of Rickard were at the peak of their popularity 7 decades ago (usage of 3.45%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.24%, ▼93%).
Rickard is alike in pronunciation to Rickward and Rickwerd. Other recommended names are Archard, Bickford, Eckard, Eckhard, Eideard, Einhard, Giffard (see Gifford), Girard, Hillard, Kinnard, Millard▼, Milward, Packard, Pickford, Rainhard, Raynard, Reinhard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Rickwood, Riker, Riobard, Riyad, Rockford, Rockland, Rudyard, Sigvard, Siward, Stockard, Villard and Willard▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rickard.See names in meaning and etymology.