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What does Riocard mean?

Riocard Pronunciation of Riocard [ri-o-card] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Riocard means "powerful leader". Riocard is an alternate spelling of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.


Riocard has 3 variants: Ricard, Rickard and Rikard.

11 more related forms via Richard: Raechard, Ricardo, Riccardo, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Ritchard, Ritcherd, Ritchyrd, Ritshard and Ryszard.

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

(female) Riorad, ..

Middle name pairings:
Riocard Jayveon (R.J.), ..

How popular is Riocard?

Riocard is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Riocard is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ricardo (#275 in recent rankings), Riccardo, Richard (#155), Richardo and Rickard are the popular variation forms of Riocard (not ranked). Other forms, like Rikard, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Riocard reached its most widespread during 1930-1939 (average #1285) and has become significantly less since (#1286, down 93.3%), with the version Richard becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Riocard is alike in pronunciation to Rickward. Other recommended names are Edouard, Eideard, Einhard, Giffard (see Gifford), Girard, Godard, Hillard, Hobard, Howard, Kinnard, Leonard, Millard, Milward, Rainhard, Raynard, Reinhard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Riobard, Riyad, Roald, Roark, Roland, Ronald, Rudyard, Sigvard, Siward, Stockard, Villard, Willard and Woodard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riocard.

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