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What does Rikard mean?

Rikard [ri-kard] as a boys' name. Rikard's root is Old German, and the name Rikard means "powerful leader". Rikard is a German form of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.


Rikard has 3 variants: Ricard, Rickard and Riocard.

Rikard has 11 more related forms via Richard: Ricardo, Riccardo, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Rickert, Riki, Rikki, Ritchard, Ritshard and Ryszard.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Rikkard, Rockkard, ..

(female) Rikardae, Rikardre, ..

How popular is Rikard?

Rikard is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#18506 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular varying forms of Rikard (not ranked) are Ricardo (#256 a year ago), Riccardo, Richard (#141), Richardo and Rickard. Other variants, like Rickert, are seldom used. These forms of Rikard were favored 8 decades ago (median #1285) and are now much less common (#1279, 92.8%), with the version Richard becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Rikard and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricardo, Riccardo, Richard, Richardo, Rickard in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Rikard is pronounced similarly to Rickward and Rickwerd. Other recommended names are Adlard, Alard, Alhard (see Allard), Aliard, Allard, Bard, Bayard, Bird, Card, Dainard, Dard, Eckard, Eckhard, Edgard, Edward, Einhard, Ellard, Erhard, Eudard, Evrard, Eward, Gard, Gerard, Giffard (see Gifford), Girard, Hazard, Hillard, Hobard, Howard, Jarard, Jerard, Kinnard, Menard, Millard, Milward, Packard, Rad, Rainart, Rainhard, Ranald, Rand, Read, Reinald, Reinhard, Renard, Renardo, Rennard, Rian, Rider, Rike, Riker, Rikk, Rikke, Rikky, Rinaldo, Riobard, River, Riyad, Riyadh, Roald, Roark, Roland, Ruark, Rudyard, Ruford, Ryker, Ryland, Seward, Sigurd, Sigvard, Siward, Villard and Willard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rikard.