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pinWhat does Ricky mean?

Ricky /ric-ky/ [2 sylls.] 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 33 more relations via Frederick, Richard, Rickey: Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erik, Eryk, Ric, Ricard, Ricardo, Ricco, Rich, Richart, Richerd, Richie, Rick, Rickard, Rickert, Rickie, Rico, Rik, Rikard, Rike, Riki, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Riocard, Ritchie, Ritchy and Ritchyrd.

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 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Eric (#123 a year ago), Richard (#141), Ricardo (#256), Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497), Cedric (#785), Broderick (#973), Rickie, Ricki, Dickie, Rico, Ritchie, Rickey, Rickard, Rich, Aric, Dick, Richie, Rick and Erich. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4819%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2328%, down 51.7%), with forms such as Cedric, Dick, Aric, Richie and Rick falling out of style. The most trendy boy names in this list are Eric (#123), Erick (#257), Ricardo (#256), Erik (#328) and Ricky (#519). 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, Erich, Erick, Erik in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Frederick, Ricardo, Rich, Richard, Richie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rick, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Rico, Ritchie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, 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.