The first name Rika is female and male.
Rika is a name of several origins. It is a Persian unisex name, a Japanese feminine name and a short form of Ricarda, Erika, Friederika or Henrika.
Rika means “loved” in Persian and “pear blossom” in Japanese. Besides, it means “brave ruler” (from Ricarda), “ever, always ruler” (from Erika), “peaceful ruler” (from Friederika) and “home ruler” (from Henrika).