What does Ricki mean?
Ricki [ric-ki] 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 version of Eric. Ricki is also a variation of Frederica (Old German): Latinate feminine version of Frederick. Ricki is also used as a derivative of Rica (Old Norse, Old German), Richelle (American) and Rickie (Old German).
(female) Raki, Roki, ..
(male) Ricrid, Ricris, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Ricki for girls. 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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of the girl name Ricki and affiliated names. 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%).
Ricki is alike in pronunciation to Reiko, Richia and Ricka. Other recommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.