What does Rick mean?
Rick /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.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Rick for boys. Rick was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #110 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Broderick (#973 last year), Cedric (#785), Dick, Dickie, Eric (#123), Erich, Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497), Rich, Richard (#141), Richie, Rickard, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky (#519) and Rico are the popular related forms of Rick appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Rick were favored during the years 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.502%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.23%, 54% less), with forms such as Cedric, Rick, Rickey, Rickie and Rico falling out of style. Eric, Erick, Erik and Ricky are four of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Rick and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rick▼ is alike in pronunciation to Roch and Rock. Other suggested similar baby names are Mick, Nick▼, Raice, Rice, Richy, Ries, Rigg, Rocko, Rocky▼, Roice, Vick and Wick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rick.