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What does Richie mean?

Richie Pronunciation of Richie [richie] as a name for boys is of Old English, Old German and English origin, and the meaning of Richie is "old; powerful leader". Richie is an alternate form of Aldrich (Old English). Richie is also a variant of Richard (Old German). Richie is also used as a variant of Rick (English).

Associated with: old english, old, powerful, leader.


Richie has 1 variant: Richy.

21 more related forms via Aldrich, Richard, Rick: Dickie, Ric, Ricard, Ricci, Ricco, Rich, Richart, Richerd, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rico, Riki, Rikke, Rikki, Rique, Ritch, Ritchey, Ritchie and Ritchy.

Creative forms:
(male) Ricie, ..

(female) Richne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Richie Bently (R.B.), ..

How popular is Richie?

Richie is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#970 out of 1220, Top 79%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#4652 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Richie was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #595 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Richie are Dickie, Ric, Ricci, Ricco, Rich, Richard (#155 last year), Richy, Rick (#1838), Rickey (#1755), Ricki, Rickie, Ricky (#584), Rico (#1421) and Ritchie. These forms of Richie were popular in the 1950s (usage of 3.41%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.18%, 95%), with versions like Rickey becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richie, Dickie, Ric, Ricci, Ricco in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rich, Richard, Richy, Rick, Rickey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rico, Ritchie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Richie is pronounced similarly to Rashae and Rocio. Other suggested similar names are Acie, Archie, Billie, Birkie (see Birkey), Birlie, Birnie, Buckie, Finlie, Hecie, Heckie, Hillie, Hughie, Jackie, Jimmie, Kirbie, Lacie, Linnie, Mackie, Miche, Michiel, Michio, Miltie, Nickie, Orphie, Rabbie, Racham, Rachim, Rahiem, Rahim, Raice, Randie, Rashid, Reggie, Remie, Rennie, Rice, Ridge, Rike, Rinji, Rishon, Rislee (see Risley), Robbie, Roch, Roche, Rochus, Roddie, Rodnie, Roice, Rollie, Ronnie, Rothe, Rudie, Sachie, Sivnie (see Sivney), Vinnie, Wilkie, Willie and Zackie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Richie.

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