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Origin: Japanese, Swedish, Finnish

理香 (Japanese) Rika "true fragrance"

莉花 (Japanese) Rika "jasmine flower"

花 (Japanese) Rika "pear flower"

Meaning: a Japanese feminine name meaning "true fragrance" from Japanese r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"). 

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