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since 1880

Rika

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Village, Countryside
  • #15375 All Time
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How popular is the name "Rika" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1959660
1961880
1964660
1967660
1968550
1969770
1970770
197111110
1972770
197312120
1974990
1975660
197613130
1977880
197812120
1979880
1980990
198110100
198212120
198314140
198410100
198511110
198614140
1987770
198810100
1989880
199013130
199134340
199214140
199313130
199414140
199518180
199613130
199712120
199810100
1999880
2000880
2001990
200214140
2003990
2004990
2005880
200612120
2007660
200914140
2010770
201111110
2012990
2013660

Want to know about the populiarty of Rika? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 507 babies born with the name Rika in the United States. That's more than enough Rikas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared in the year 1959 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rika" was in 1991 with a total of 34 babies.

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rika" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of only 14 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Rika" mean?

Rika (Japanese): Village, Countryside

The name "Rika" is of Japanese origin and it means "Village, Countryside". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 21 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Akir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kari". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Rika popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rika in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rika

Rika Uesugi

Rika was born in 1980.

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Past life for Rika born Jul 7, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1775. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Rika

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