Of Germanic origin.
Feminine form of the name Richard.
Used mostly in Spanish and German.
It is combined by two elements: “ric” that is Germanic in origin and used in French, German and English, meaning ruler, leader, power and “hard”, meaning strong, brave.
Other forms of the name are: Riccarda, Richarda, Richelle, Rikki.
Masculine forms of the name are: Ricardo, Riccardo, Richard, Rico.
Famous bearers are Ricarda Huch, Ricarda Funk.