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Rickert

What does Rickert mean?

Rickert Pronunciation of Rickert [rick-ert] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Rickert means "powerful leader". Rickert is an alternate spelling of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.

Variations

11 relations via Richard: Ricard, Richart, Richerd, Rick, Rickard, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikard and Ritcherd.

Creative forms:
(male) Ricker, Ridert, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Rickert Elyjah (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rickert?

Rickert is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#6173 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Richard (#155 last year), Ricky (#584), Rickey (#1755), Rick (#1838), Rickie, Ricki and Rickard are the prominent related forms of Rickert (not ranked). Other variants, like Ricard, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Rickert was widespread among parents during 1940-1949 (average #704) and is now significantly less (#1476, 95%), with forms such as Rickey becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailbert (see Albert), Dilbert, Ecbert (see Egbert), Eckbert (see Egbert), Eilert, Filbert, Gilbert, Kiefert, Packert, Radbert, Rice, Rickward, Rickwerd (see Rickward), Ridder, Rider, Rigobert, Rike, Riker, Rikke, Ritter, River, Rivers, Robert, Roxbert, Rupert, Ryker and Wilbert. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rickert.

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