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Ricki (boy)

What does Ricki mean?

Ricki Pronunciation of Ricki [ric-ki] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Ricki) is of Old German origin, and Ricki means "powerful leader; peaceful ruler". Ricki is a variant form of Richard (Old German). Ricki is also a variant of Ricky (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader, peaceful, ruler (king).


Ricki has 5 variants: Rickey, Rickie, Rico, Riki and Rikki.

13 more relations via Richard, Ricky: Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Ric, Ricard, Ricci, Rich, Richie, Rick, Rickard, Rickert, Ritchie and Ritchy.

2 feminine forms: Erica and Rickie.

Creative forms:
(male) Ricrid, Rooki, ..

(female) Riclai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ricki Kye (R.K.), ..

How popular is Ricki?

Ricki is a rare given name for men. Ricki is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ricki was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #714 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Ricki rated in the Top 2000 are Richard (#155 the previous year), Ricky (#584), Rico (#1421), Rickey (#1755), Rick (#1838), Rickie, Ritchie, Rickard, Richie, Dicky, Dickie, Ric, Ricci, Rich and Dick. Other forms, like Ricard, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Ricki was common among parents during the years 1940-1949 (adoption of 3.4%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.18%, 94.7% less), with forms such as Dickie becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricki, Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Ric in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ricci, Rich, Richard, Richie, Rick in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Ricki is pronounced similarly to Ricco, Rikke, Rikky, Rocco, Rocko and Rocky. Other recommended names are Miki, Niki, Nikki, Rice, Richy, Rik, Rike, Rikk, Rinji and Rock. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ricki.

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