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What does Rica mean?

Rica Pronunciation of Rica as a girls' name is of Old Norse and Old German origin, and the meaning of Rica is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Variant of Erica or Frederica. Also possibly (Spanish) "rich". Also form of Roderica. Also form of Ulrica.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, ruler (queen), peaceful, rich (wealthy)


VARIANTS Rhica, Ricca, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rieca, Riecka, Rieka, Riki, Rikki, Riqua, Rycca

RELATIONS VIA ERICA, FREDERICA Aerica, Airica, Arica, Arika, Elika, Enrica, Eraca, Ericka, Erika, Eryca, Eyrica, Farica, Rickee, Rikke, Rikky, Terica



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How popular is Rica?

Rica is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#86657 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Rica (UNLISTED) rated in the Top 2000 are Erika (#896 A YEAR AGO), Erica (#899), Arica, Arika, Ericka, Frederica, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky and Rikki. Adoption of these forms of Rica was at its apex 38 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and is now significantly reduced, with versions such as Erika becoming somewhat dated. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arica, Arika, Erica, Ericka, Erika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frederica, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erica, Erika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rica is alike in pronunciation to Reiko, Richia, Ricka and Rika. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alica, Amica, Anica, Meica, Mica, Rafa, Raina, Raisa, Raiza, Raja, Rama, Rana, Raya, Rea, Reba, Reda, Reida, Reina, Reita, Rena, Reta, Reva, Reya, Reza, Rhea, Rhia, Ria, Rian, Riana, Ricci, Rida, Rie, Riesa, Riet, Rieta, Rifka, Rilla, Rima, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Risa, Rise, Rita, Ritsa, Ritta, Riva, Rivah, Rivi, Rivka, Rivy, Roba, Roch, Roda, Roice, Roma, Rona, Ronica, Rora, Rosa, Roya, Roza, Rupa, Ruta, Ruza, Rysa and Vica. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rica.

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