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The first name 
Ricard

Ricard is a first name for boys.

Ricard – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Ricard has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Ricard. That means that a boy named Ricard is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Ricard.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Ricard

Ricard -
once in a blue moon

Do you know the feeling when you go to the zoo and the animal that is supposed to be in the enclosure is not there? You know it should to be there, but you've never seen it? It's the same with Ricard. Boys named Ricard have made themselves scarce. But some parents got a taste for it many years ago: Reaching pos. 1,663 Ricard ranked higher than ever in 1962. By comparison, there have been 94 years in which the first name Ricard has not been given at all (or less than 5 times, which is the minimum number required for a name to be included in the statistics), most recently in 2022. In general, parents name their sons Ricard only once in a blue moon, so boys and men with this name can consider themselves really special!

In years where the graph has no value, the name Ricard was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Ricard -
at home only in a few regions of the USA

The first name Ricard is a true rarity among all men and boys currently living in the United States – only 33 Americans in total bear this name. And these 33 men are located in only three states: California, New York and Texas (it should be noted that the official statistics provide the data per state only if there are at least 5 men with this name in the state. So, if your name is Ricard and you live outside the states marked on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics). The state with the most boys and men named Ricard in relation to it’s male population is California. And yet even there, only one in 960,687 men would raise his hand if asked whether there was a Ricard present.

Ricard has 6 letters 
and begins with an R

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter R is quite common as an initial letter for boys’ names. To be precise, 5.2% of all boys' names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of boys' names, by the way, are J, A and D.

With six letters, the name Ricard is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 5.2% of all boys' names start with R, this initial letter occurs much more often than all 26 letters on average. And maybe interesting to know: of all the names that begin with an R, Robert is the most common.

Other names with 
R, i, c, a, r and d

If you take all the letters in the name Ricard – R, i, c, a, r and d – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Radric or Darric.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Ricard

If your name is Ricard and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Ricard

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Ricard, you can simply say:

Rocket

Igloo

Cat

Apple

Rocket

Dinosaur

This is how the name Ricard is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Ricard in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Ricard

Ricard

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Ricard

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Ricard is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

R
I
C
A
R
D

Have you ever waved the name Ricard

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

R
I
C
A
R
D

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Ricard sounds like this: