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pinWhat does Ritchie mean?

Ritchie /ritch-ie/ as a boys' name is of Old English and Old German derivation, and the name Ritchie means "old; powerful leader". Ritchie is a version of Aldrich (Old English). Ritchie is also a variant of Richard (Old German).


Ritchie has 2 variants: Ritchey and Ritchy.

Ritchie has 10 more different relations via Aldrich, Richard: Dickie, Rich, Richie, Richy, Ricki, Rickie, Ritch, Ritchard, Ritcherd and Ritchyrd.

Kreatif forms: Rechie, Rochie, Rychie. [more]

pinHow popular is Ritchie?

Ritchie is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#1131 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Ritchie for boys. Ritchie was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #754 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Ritchie and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Ritchie are Richard (#141 last year), Rickie, Ricki, Richie, Rich and Dickie. Other forms, like Ritcherd, are uncommon. These forms of Ritchie were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.361%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.123%, 66%), with the forms Dickie, Rich, Richie, Ritchie and Rickie falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ritchie, Dickie, Rich, Richard, Richie in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Ritchie is alike in pronunciation to Rashae, Ricci and Rocio. Another recommended similar baby name is Ridge. Like Ritchie, these names are not frequently used.