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.