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pinWhat does Ricky mean?

Ricky /ric-ky/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Ricky) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ricky is "powerful leader; peaceful ruler". Short form of Richard and Frederick. Baseball player Rickey Henderson.


Ricky has 3 variants: Ricci, Rickey and Ricki.

Related boy names: Aric, Broderick, Cedric, Eric and Rick.

Ricky has 21 more relations via Frederick, Richard, Rickey: Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Erick, Ric, Ricard, Ricco, Rich, Richie, Rick, Rickard, Rickert, Rickie, Rico, Rik, Rike, Riki, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky and Ritchy.

Ricky has 1 feminine form: Richelle.

Kreatif forms: Ricny, Ridky, Roky. [more]

pinHow popular is Ricky?

Ricky is a very popular first name for males (#137 out of 1220, Top 11%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#99214 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ricky for boys. Ricky entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #50 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is at #519 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ricky name in U.S.

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

Popular alternative forms of Ricky (#519 via latest list) appearing in the Top 1000 are Eric (#123 via latest list), Richard (#141), Erick (#257), Frederick (#497), Cedric (#785), Broderick (#973), Ricki, Rickey, Rico, Rickard, Rickie, Rich, Dick, Dickie, Aric, Richie and Rick. Adoption of these relations of Ricky reached its highest during the years 1960-1969 (median #537) and is somewhat less today (#794, down 55.5%), with forms such as Cedric, Dickie, Aric, Rick and Dick falling out of style. Eric, Erick and Ricky are three of the more trendy birth names here. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Ricky and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ricky, Aric, Broderick, Cedric, Dick in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dickie, Eric, Erick, Frederick, Rich in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Richard, Richie, Rick, Rickey, Ricki in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rickie, Rico in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Ricky is pronounced similarly to Rocko and Rocky. Other suggested similar baby names are Micky, Nicky, Rice, Richy, Rikk and Rock. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ricky.