Name: Riku

Origin and Meaning of the Name Riku

  • Meaning:
    Shore
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Nickname for Rikhard (Richard)
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (REE ku)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Riku)
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Miscellaneous Info for Riku

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  • Used in:
    Finnish and Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Third most popular Japanese male name in 2006. The favorite character used to write the name Riku means "land; shore; six". This is also a Finnish name, a shortened form of Rikhard (the Finish equivalent of Richard).

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