Rickard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a medieval variant of Richard.

Proper noun[edit]

Rickard

  1. A surname​.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with English Richard. First recorded in Sweden as Rikard in the 1160s.

Proper noun[edit]

Rickard

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 22 341 males with the given name Rickard (compared to 10 124 named Rikard and 17 105 named Richard) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.