Female, Japanese, Male, Nature, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, R names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

Riko

Riko is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used such as:

  • ri 莉 “jasmine” + ko 子 “child” (莉子);
  • ri 理 “reason, logic” + ko 子 “child” (理子);
  • ri 璃 “glassy; lapiz lazuli” + ko 子 “child” (璃子);
  • ri 里 “village” + ko 子 “child”.

There are likely other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana りこ.

Riko could also be a variant spelling of Rico, itself the Italian short form of Ricardo meaning “brave ruler” or “strong ruler”, or the Spanish short form of Enrico meaning “home ruler”.

Origin: Japanese, Proto-Indo-European

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