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Ricki (girl)

What does Ricki mean?

Ricki Pronunciation of Ricki as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ricki) has its roots in Old Norse, Old German and American, and the meaning of the name Ricki is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Ricki is an alternate form of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine variation of Eric. Ricki is also a variation of Frederica (Old German): Latinate feminine variation of Frederick. Ricki is also used as a derivative of Rica (Old Norse, Old German), a derivative of Richelle (American), and a variant of Rickie (Old German).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ri-, norse, ruler (queen), peaceful


VARIANTS Ryckie, Rycca, Riqua, Rikky, Rikkie, Rikki, Rikke, Riki, Rika, Rieka, Riecka, Rieca, Ricquie, Ricky, Rickee, Ricca, Rhica


(female) Raki, ..

(male) Ricrid, ..

Ricki Leah (R.L.), ..

How popular is Ricki?

Ricki is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3157 out of 4276, Top 74%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ricki entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #941 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricki name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ricki outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Ricki ranked in the Top 2000 are Erica (#681 A YEAR AGO), Ericka, Frederica, Richelle, Rickie, Ricky and Rikki. Other variants, like Rikke, are seldom used. These forms of Ricki reached the peak of their popularity 4 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.66%) and have become significantly less popular since (ADOPTION 0.02%, 97%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricki, Erica, Ericka, Frederica, Richelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rickie, Ricky, Rikki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erica outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ricki is alike in pronunciation to Reiko, Richia and Ricka. Other recommended sound-alike names are Becki, Jacki, Kiki, Micki, Miki, Mikki, Nicki, Niki, Nikki, Rifka, Rivi, Rivka, Rivke, Vicki, Viki and Vikki. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ricki.

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