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What does Ritchey mean?

Ritchey Pronunciation of Ritchey [ritchey] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Ritchey means "old". Ritchey is a variant form of Aldrich (Old English).

Associated with: old english, old.


Ritchey has 2 variants: Ritchie and Ritchy.

4 more alternative forms via Aldrich: Rich, Richie, Richy and Ritch.

Creative forms:
(male) Raychey, Rochey, ..


Middle name pairings:
Ritchey Clinton (R.C.), ..

How popular is Ritchey?

Ritchey is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#3791 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ritchie, Richy, Richie and Rich are the prominent varying forms of Ritchey (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Ritchey reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (average #945). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rich, Richie, Richy, Ritchie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ritchey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Mickey, Mitchel, Nickey, Pitney, Pittney (see Pitney), Rice, Richerd (see Richard), Rickey, Ricky, Riddley, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Ritchard, Ritcherd, Ritchyrd (see Richard), Ritsherd (see Richard), Ritter, Roche, Rothe and Rutley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ritchey.

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