Riku Name Meaning & Origin

Riku

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This is a name of a fictional character from the video game Kingdom Hearts. I really like this name and wanted to d out more about it, if it wasn't just made up!

This was the #5 most popular name given to Japanese baby boys in 2012.

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Riku has roots in both Finnish and Japanese.

In Japanese, Riku (陸) means "land."

Famous real-life people named Riku: | Edit

Riku Hahl, Finnish NHL hockey player
Riku Heini, Finnish footballer for FC Lahti
Riku Helenius, Finnish NHL hockey player
Riku Rantala, Finnish journalist and presenter
Riku Sanjo, Japanese manga artist

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Kingdom Hearts--Sora's best friend Riku.

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