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What does Ritchy mean?

Ritchy Pronunciation of Ritchy [ritchy] as a name for boys has its roots in Old English and Old German, and the name Ritchy means "old; powerful leader". Ritchy is an alternate spelling of Aldrich (Old English). Ritchy is also a variation of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: old english, old, powerful, leader.


Ritchy has 2 variants: Ritchey and Ritchie.

14 more different relations via Aldrich, Richard: Dicky, Ric, Rich, Richie, Richy, Rick, Rickey, Ricki, Ricky, Rico, Ritch, Ritchard, Ritcherd and Ritchyrd.

Creative forms:
(male) Rachy, Roechy, ..

(female) Ritha, Ritphi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ritchy Ridge (R.R.), ..

How popular is Ritchy?

Ritchy is an unusual first name for males. Ritchy is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Ritchy (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Dicky, Ric, Rich, Richard (#155 the previous year), Richie, Richy, Rick (#1838), Rickey (#1755), Ricki, Ricky (#584), Rico (#1421) and Ritchie. Other variants, like Ritchey, are seldom used. These forms of Ritchy were favored during 1940-1949 (usage of 3.33%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.18%, 94.6%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dicky, Ric, Rich, Richard, Richie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richy, Rick, Rickey, Ricki, Ricky in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rico, Ritchie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ritchy is alike in pronunciation to Ricci. Other recommended names are Archy, Beachy, Beechy, Fitch, Mitch, Ricco, Rice, Ridley, Ridly (see Ridley), Rikky, Riley, Ripley, Riply (see Ripley), Risley, Risly (see Risley), Rito, Ritter, Roch, Roche, Rocky, Roth, Rothe and Rutley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ritchy.

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