RIK

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*rīkia- = 'mighty', 'distinguished', 'rich' [1] [2]
*rīkija- = 'mighty' [3]
*ríkia- = 'mighty' [4]
*ríki- = 'mighty' [4]
*rīkaz = 'chieftain', 'ruler' [2]
*rīkz = 'chieftain', 'ruler' [2]

Old Norse

ríkr = 'mighty', 'distinguished', 'rich' [1] [2]
ríkr = 'mighty', 'distinguished' [3]

Gothic

reiks = 'chieftain', 'ruler' [4] [2]

Old High German

rīhhi = 'mighty', 'distinguished', 'rich' [2]

Related Names

See RíkR, Rick, Rika, Rikiza

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Athalric (German) and Æðelric (English)
AI see *Aiwa-rikiaR
ALA see Alarik (German) and Alareiks (Gothic)
ALF see AlfríkR (Norse) and Alberich (German)
ALM see Almrik
AMAL see Amalrich (German)
ANDR see Andrik
ANN see Annrika
AST see Ástríkur
AUD see AuðríkR (Norse) and Edrikke (English/Norse)
BALD see Baldrekr (Norse)
BJÖRT see Richbert (German)
BORG see Ricburg (German)
BÖÐ see *Bǫðríkr
EIN see *Aina-rikiaR
EY see ØyríkR and Ríkey
FREJ see FrøyríkR
FRID see Frithuric (German) and Friþareiks (Gothic)
GAUT see Gautrekr
GEIR see Geirrekr
GUD see GuðríkR (Norse) and Godric (English)
GUNN see Gunrik
HA see Hárekr
HAG see Haginric (German)
HANN see Hannariikka
HARD see Richard (German)
HEID see Heiðrekr
HEIM see Haimirich (German)
HELF see Hilprich (German)
HENN see Hennariikka (Finnish)
HILD see Rikhild (German)
HJALM see Helmer
HROD see HrøríkR (Norse) and Roderich (German) and Hroþareiks (Gothic)
HULT see HultríkR
HVAT see Ríkhvatr
IRM see Ermanrich (German) and Ermanareiks (Gothic)
IV see Iverike
JAN see Janrik
see Jórekr (Norse) and Ewaric (German)
KON see Cēnerīc (English)
KUNI see Cynerīc (English)
LAUR see Laurikke
LIS see Riikkaliisa
LJUF see Léofríc (English)
LYD see Lydrik
MAGN see Meinrich (German)
MEY see Rigmor
MOD see Mórekr (Norse) and Ricmot (German)
MUND see Rigmund
NOR see Rignor
ODAL see Uodalrich (German)
SE see Sjárekr (Norse)
SIG see SigríkR and Sigerik (German)
ULF see Riculf (German) and UlfríkR (Norse)
VALD see Richwald (German) and ValdríkR (Norse)
VARD see Ricward (German)
VI see Ríkví
VID see Ríkviðr (Norse) and Widerich (German)
VILL see *Vilrekr (Norse), Wilric (English)
WULD see Wuldrīć (English)
ÖL see AlríkR
ÞJOÐ see Theodorich (German) and Þiudareiks (Gothic)
ÞRUÐ see Þrýðríkr

First Element Forms

Ri-
Ric- Rich-
Rig-
Riikka-
Rik- Rík-

Last Element Forms

-reiks -rek -rekr -rekur
-ric -ríc -rīc -rica -ricca -rich -richa -rick -ricus
-rieke
-rige -rigo
-ríh
-riika -riikka
-rik -rika -rike -rikka -rikke -rikki -ríkr -ríkR -ríkur -rikus

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)