Origin: Japanese, Swedish, Finnish
理香 (Japanese) Rika "true fragrance"
莉花 (Japanese) Rika "jasmine flower"
梨花 (Japanese) Rika "pear flower"
Meaning: a Japanese feminine name meaning "true fragrance" from Japanese ri 理 (true) and ka 香 (fragrance), or "pear flower" or "jasmine flower" from Japanese ri 梨 (pear) or ri 莉 (jasmine) and ka 花 (flower). There are other possible meanings depending on the kanji used.
Rika is also a short form of names like Fredrika (the Swedish and Finnish feminine form of Frederick meaning "peaceful ruler) and Henrika (the Swedish feminine name of Henry meaning "home ruler").