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What does Rike mean?

Rike Pronunciation of Rike [rike] as a name for boys. The name Rike means "peaceful ruler". Rike is a variant form of Frederick (Old French, Old German): from fred.

Associated with: peaceful, ruler (king).


Rike has 3 variants: Ric, Rick and Rik.

5 more related forms via Frederick: Erik, Rich, Ricky, Rikke and Rikki.

Creative forms:
(male) Rayke, Ryke, ..

(female) Rial, Riale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rike Rockwell (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rike?

Rike is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#28407 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Rike (unlisted) are Erik (#338 from recent data), Frederick (#517), Ricky (#584), Rick (#1838), Ric and Rich. These relations of Rike were at the apex of their popularity 7 decades ago (median #463) and are now significantly less popular (#1212, down 86%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erik, Frederick, Ric, Rich, Rick, Ricky in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erik, Frederick outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rike is pronounced similarly to Rikk, Rique, Roch, Rock and Roque. Other suggested similar names are Bake, Deke, Dirke, Duke, Eike, Fiske, Heike, Ike, Jake, Laike, Lake, Luke, Mike, Myke, Pike, Pyke, Rae, Rafe, Raice, Raine, Rane, Raye, Reide, Rene, Renke, Reve, Rian, Rice, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Rico, Rider, Ridge, Rien, Ries, Rigel, Rigg, Riker, Riki, Rikky, Riley, Ring, Rio, Rion, Rip, Rito, River, Rives, Roe, Roice, Rome, Rorke, Rowe, Rube, Rune, Rye, Ryker, Ryne, Spike, Wake and Zeke. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rike.

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