First Name
520
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
123
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rica

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Alt. Meaning

R is for respect, earned through your actions

I is for interest, you show in others.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Notable Persons Named Rica

Rica Matsumoto is an actress, voice actress, singer, actor, and voice acting. She has been prominent since 1988. Rica was born on November 30th, 1968 in Yokohama, Japan. Rica is also known as Rika Matsumoto.

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She was most active from 1992 to present. Rica was given the name Regina Carla Bautista Peralejo on March 7th, 1981 in Philippines.

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Rica Fukami is a voice acting and voice actress. She was most active from 1982 to present. Rica was born on August 8th, 1963 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

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Rică Răducanu is a soccer player for the FC Rapid București, FC Sportul Studențesc București, FC Steaua București, CSM Şcolar Reşiţa, FCM Baia Mare, AFC Rocar București, Romania national under-23 football team, and Romania national football team. Rică was born on May 10th, 1946 in Vlădeni, Ialomița.

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Rica Erickson was a naturalist, botanical artist, historian, author, natural history, and botanical illustrator. Rica was born on August 10th, 1908 in Boulder, Western Australia. She passed away on September 8th, 2009.

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Rica Imai is a model, entertainer, and actress. She was most prominent from 2002 to 2002. Rica was born on February 29th, 1984 in Ageo, Saitama, Japan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rica

Andrea was born on December 7th, 1984.

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Vítor Riça is a soccer player for the G.D. Chaves, AD Fafe, Moreirense F.C., C.F. União de Lamas, S.C. Covilhã, C.D. Feirense, and A.D. Lousada. Vítor was born on May 3rd, 1974 in Chaves, Portugal.

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Riça is an athlete for the SC Vila Real.

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How popular is the baby name Rica in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 8 8 0
1922 5 5 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 6 6 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 6 6 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 6 6 0
1959 9 9 0
1961 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 10 10 0
2003 9 9 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 6 6 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 5 5 0

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rica U.S.
  White 70.73% 64.26%
  African American 5.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rica

People with the last name Rica are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rica

  • How Popular is the name Rica? Rica is the 15,931st most popular name of all time. As a last name Rica was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 520 babies born with the first name Rica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rica to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Rica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rica is Tuesday, May 16th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Rica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rica was in 1991 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Rica Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rica is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Rica: Your name in reverse order is Acir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cari. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Rica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rica? Rica is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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