Meaning and Name Origin
Ricki \r(ic)-ki\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ricki) has the meaning "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Ricki is a form of Erica (Old Norse). Ricki is also a variation of Frederica (Old German). Ricki is also used as a derivative of Rica, Richelle (American) and Rickie.
Ricki has 47 more different forms via Erica, Frederica, Rica, Richelle, Rickie: Aerica, Aericka, Airica, Airicka, Airika, Arica, Arika, Elika, Enrica, Enrika, Eraca, Ericka▼, Erika▼, Erike, Erikka, Erricka, Eryca, Erycka, Eryka, Erykah▼, Eyrica, Farica, Federica, Fred▼, Freda▼, Fredalena, Freddee, Freddey, Freddi, Freddie▼, Freddy, Fredericka, Frederickina, Frederika, Frederine, Frederique, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredricia, Fredrika, Fredrikke, Frerika, Friederike, Ricci, Sherica and Terica.
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)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Ricki for girls. Ricki entered the list in 1994 and reached its top rank of #941 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ricki and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Ricki ranked in the Top 1000 are Erica (#657 a year ago), Ericka, Erika (#678), Erykah, Fred, Freda, Freddie, Fredericka, Richelle and Rikki. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Erica, Erika, Freddie, Richelle and Rikki becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)