What does Ryker mean?
Ryker /ryk-er/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced RYE-ker. It is of Danish origin. Surname form of Richard sometimes used as a given name, perhaps due to the character Commander Riker on the TV show "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
Ryker▲ has 1 variant: Riker.
Ryker▲ has 33 more related variations via Richard: Dick▼, Dickie▼, Dicky, Raechard, Ric, Ricard, Ricardo▲, Riccardo, Rich▼, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Richie▼, Rick▼, Rickard, Rickert, Rickey▼, Ricki, Rickie▼, Ricky▲, Rico▼, Rikard, Riki, Rikki, Riocard, Ritchard, Ritcherd, Ritchie▼, Ritchy, Ritchyrd, Ritshard, Ritsherd and Ryszard.Kreatif forms: Royker, Rykerroy, Rykerru. [more]
How popular is Ryker?
Ryker is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#26215 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ryker for boys. Ryker was first listed in 2003 and reached its apex rank of #151 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Ryker (#151 last year) are Dick, Dickie, Ricardo (#256 last year), Rich, Richard (#141), Richie, Rick, Rickard, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky (#519), Rico and Ritchie. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.433%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1955%, down 54.8%), with forms like Rick, Rickey, Rickie, Rico and Ritchie becoming somewhat dated. Ricardo (#256), Ricky (#519) and Ryker (#151) are three of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Ryker and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)