Reika

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Reika
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Different meanings depending on the kanji used
Region of origin Japan

Reika (れいか, レイカ pronounced ray-kah, or rai-kuh?) is a Japanese given name for females. The name can be written using the characters for "lovely; companion" (rei) and "splendor; flower; petal" (ka). However the name can have many different meanings depending on which kanji is used. Reika can also be written in katakana or hiragana.

Possible writings[edit]

  • 麗花, "beautiful, flower"
  • 怜華, "wise, beautiful, elegant"
  • 令佳, "rule, order, excellent"
  • 麗夏, "beautiful summer"
  • 玲花, "sound of jewels, flower"

People[edit]

  • Reika Hashimoto (橋本麗香), a Japanese-Spanish actress and model
  • Reika Kakiiwa, a Japanese elite badminton player
  • Reika Okina, a singer known for singing the opening song to the anime Loveless
  • Reika Utsugi (宇津木 麗華), a Japanese softball player
  • Reika Arikawa, a Japanese cosplayer

Fictional characters[edit]