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What does Rick mean?

Rick Pronunciation of Rick as a boys' name is pronounced RIK. It is of English origin. Short form of Richard and Frederick. Humphrey Bogart's character in "Casablanca" was named Rick. Actors Rick Moranis, Rick Nelson. Also form of Broderick. Also form of Cedric. Also form of Eric. Also form of Theodoric. Also form of Ulric.



VARIANTS Ric, Ricci, Ricco, Richie, Rickey, Rickie, Rickie, Ricky, Rico, Rik, Rikk, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Rique


RELATIONS VIA FREDERICK, RICHARD Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erik, Eryk, Ricard, Rich, Rickard, Rickert, Ricki, Rike, Riki, Ritchy



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How popular is Rick?

Rick is a very popular first name for males (#193 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#6111 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Rick was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #105 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Broderick (#1214 LAST YEAR), Cedric (#914), Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Eric (#142), Erich, Erick (#237), Erik (#356), Frederick (#514), Ric, Ricci, Ricco, Rich, Richard (#160), Richie, Rickard, Rickey (#1888), Ricki, Rickie, Ricky (#603) and Rico (#1449) are the popular related forms of Rick appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Rick were favored in the 1950s (ADOPTION OF 3.94%) and are now significantly less common (ADOPTION 0.51%, 87% LESS), with forms such as Erich becoming less in vogue. Erick is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rick, Broderick, Cedric, Dick, Dickie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dicky, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erik in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frederick, Ric, Ricci, Ricco, Rich in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richard, Richie, Rickard, Rickey, Ricki in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, Frederick, Richard, Rickard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rick is alike in pronunciation to Rike, Roch and Rock. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alick, Arick, Beck, Brick, Buck, Chick, Dack, Dick, Dirck, Erick, Frick, Heck, Jack, Jock, Lock, Luck, Mack, Mick, Nick, Raice, Rian, Rice, Rich, Richy, Ricki, Rien, Ries, Rigg, Riki, Ring, Rio, Rion, Rip, Ritch, Rito, Rocko, Rocky, Roice, Rorick, Tuck, Ulick, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rick.