What does Dicky mean?
Dicky [dicky] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the name Dicky means "powerful leader". Dicky is a version of Dick (English, Old German): a rhyming version from medieval times. Dicky is also a form of Richard (Old German).
Dicky has 1 variant: Dickie▼.Creative forms:
(male) Dackky, Dicko, ..
(female) Dicka, .. Middle name pairings:
Dicky Keith (D.K.), ..
How popular is Dicky?
Dicky is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Dicky was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #1347 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Dicky listed in the Top 2000 are Richard (#155 a year ago), Ricky (#584), Rico (#1421), Rickey (#1755), Rick (#1838), Rickie, Ricki, Dick, Dixon, Ric, Rich and Dickie. These relations of Dicky were popular as birth names during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 3.4%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.18%, ▼94.7%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Binky, Birky, Bucky, Dacey, Dack, Dacy, Daicey, Daicy, Dice, Digby, Dirck, Dirk▼, Dirke, Jacky, Lucky, Micky, Miky, Nicky, Nikky, Rikky and Rocky. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dicky.See names in meaning and etymology.