Rika

First Name
531
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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How to Pronounce Rika

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rika

User Submitted Origins

     Japanese
38%
     Indonesian
19%
     English
19%
     Latin
13%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
6%
     German
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Rika is of Japanese origin and means "The founder".
  • According to a user from Chile, the name Rika is of Japanese origin and means "Pear Blossom".
  • A submission from Chile says the name Rika means "Honorable ruler" and is of German origin.
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International Interest
Wiktionary
  1. A Japanese female given name

Rika was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Rika

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Rika Ishikawa is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Rika was born on January 19th, 1985.

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Rika was born on October 11th, 1988 in Kyoto, Japan. Rika is also known as Chisaki Hama (former stage name).

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Rika was born on April 6th, 1965 in Seifhennersdorf.

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Rika was born on February 19th, 1938 in Jerusalem. Rika is also known as Gozman and Rika.

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Rika Adachi is an actress. She was most active from 2007 to present. Rika was born on October 16th, 1992 in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rika

Himenogi was born in 1971.

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Josefa was born on November 9th, 1987 in Fiji.

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Pinepine was born in 1857 in Bay of Plenty. She breathed her last breath in 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 6 6 0
1961 8 8 0
1964 6 6 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 12 12 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 6 6 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 6 6 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Rika

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Fun Facts about the name Rika

  • How Popular is the name Rika? Rika is the 15,709th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 531 babies born with the first name Rika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rika 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 Rika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rika is Monday, October 31st, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Rika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rika was in 1991 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Rika Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rika is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Rika: Your name in reverse order is Akir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aikr. How do you pronounce that?

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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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